Mr. Elephant Goes On A Toddle!

Illustration:  Mr. Elephant Toddled.  From the story “WHEN MR. ELEPHANT TRIED TO BE A MAN.”  Billy Goat’s Story  By Amy Prentice.  Illustrations by J. Watson Davis.  A. L. Burt Company: New York. Ca 1906.

Mr. Elephant toddled around until he was all tired out.

Then he told Mr. Ape that he couldn’t stand up another minute.

“Now what would Mr. Man do if he was feeling the same as I do?” Mr. Elephant asked, and Mr. Ape said:

“Why, he would sit down.”

 

From the story “WHEN MR. ELEPHANT TRIED TO BE A MAN.”

Billy Goat’s Story

By Amy Prentice.

Illustrations by J. Watson Davis.

A. L. Burt Company: New York. Ca 1906.

6 thoughts on “Mr. Elephant Goes On A Toddle!

  1. Another lovely full, rich illustration from an artist/graphic designer who has invested way more of himself into his work than was surely mandated for a children’s book. But then again, perhaps this is why I still recall them so fondly half a century later! All I know is that these magnificent illustrations you post for us are fast becoming one of the highlights of my day. Again, “thanks” !

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