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The Adventures of Benjamin Pink

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Author(s):Garth Williams
Illustrator(s):Garth Williams
Publisher(s): Harper & Brothers
Year Published: 1951
Type: Hardcover
Genre: Adventure
Animal Fantasy
Fantasy – American
Nature – Mammals
Picture Book
Age Range: Ages 5-7: Early Reader Books
Pages: 151
This is an All-Time Great Children's Book (ATGCB)
OCLC: 1508259

Description

This fanciful tale about a small, gentlemanly rabbit and his sea-voyage adventures ambles along, somewhat sleepily at times, but the animal characters encountered on the way are enchanting creations. It was a wonderful day for Mr. Pink when, after being shipwrecked on an island, he finds a chest full of treasure. In spite of the warnings of an amused old turtle, Benjamin is determined to bring back his treasure to his village and do Good Works. A strange sojourn on an island of some happy-go-lucky monkeys and a failure to convince that wily old politician, Mayor Tom Cat, and his cronies that he has the treasure, turns Benjamin’s mind to the simpler pleasures.

This book is the Main Edition.

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2001
(HarperCollins)

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