Le Zoo Anime.
Paris: Editions de Varenne, 1951. Hardcover. Mechanical children's book, illustrated by the author, with moveable scenes inside front and rear covers. The moving scene inside the front cover showing a family of chimpanzees, with a mother and baby in the foreground and playful young ones in the tree behind. The tab when pulled causes the mother to rock back & forth and the chimps in the tree to swing. Inside the rear cover a scene with mother and baby brown bears in which the tab causes the mother to stamp her feet & rock her cub while the two cubs climb the tree behind. With a page of kangaroos, two females illustrated in brown with bright red joeys in their pouches. Other animals are rhinoceros, lion, polar bear, seal, penguin, crocodile, tiger, giraffe, zebra, antelope, elephant, ostrich, and hippopotamus. 8vo, 16pp, color ills. Illustrated paper covered boards; front board with illustration of animal group, rear cover with illustration of happy zoo keeper looking out his window and framed by flowers. In French. OCLC: 458404033 locates one copy at the Bibliotheque Nationale de France. Very good condition. Item #19447