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Product details Original Release Date: March 16, Release Date: March 16, Label: C Octavia Records Inc. Customer reviews There are no customer reviews yet. Share your thoughts with other customers. Write a customer review. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Get to Know Us. Crow stand up to their tormentor in memorable fashion, and the story lives on eternally in The Crows of Pearblossom.
Sophie Blackall's artwork in the edition is technically vastly superior to Barbara Cooney's from The illustrations are fantastically detailed, expressions on the characters' faces are easier to interpret, and there's more emotion in the scenes she elected to draw than the ones Barbara Cooney did.
Yet I can't definitively say Sophie Blackall's version is preferable. The low-key colors and minimalism of Barbara Cooney's illustrations fit the style of the story better, and the realistically neutral facial expressions, especially on Mr. As beautifully as Sophie Blackall brings the narrative to life, Barbara Cooney may have been more in sync with Aldous Huxley's vision of the story, but both editions are nice and I'm glad I read them.
It's doubtful The Crows of Pearblossom is ever going to be one of Aldous Huxley's more famous endeavors, but its subtle themes and highly effective humor will never grow old. Here's to you, Mr. Huxley, as well as your two Caldecott Medal-winning illustrators. Recomandat pentru ani. The version I read was from the year and I cherish the story, in no small part to my father's reading of it and the voices he gave the characters.
I still remember how we would sing the snake's song, "I cannot fly, I have no wings; I cannot run, I have no legs; But I can creep where the black bird sings, and eat her speckled eggs, ha, ha; And eat her speckled eggs.
I would put forward that each work is a member of the period of time in which it came from, and perhaps it could be understood from that point of view. At a minimum, it brings up a huge degree of conversation with children about how times change.
There are lots of inventive details here--I liked how the birds baked the eggs in the chimney and how the snake tied itself not just into knots but into a running bowline and a clove hitch. I love the illustrations, too--the curlers on Mrs Crow's head and the big black shiny eyes for the crows. But the almost year old! Mr Crow to Mrs Crow: That's why I shall go and talk with my friend Owl. Keep your beak shut and get out of your nest.
This was a book my mom read over and over as a child although she couldn't remember the name. After a brief keyword search we were able to find it, and the correct edition with the illustrations she remembered to boot! Getting to read this with her and hear her say several times that she remembered most of the illustrations was joyous and will be a good memory. I love finding old childhood books of mine, so to help someone else 3.
I love finding old childhood books of mine, so to help someone else find theirs is even better. I liked that Huxley added people from his own life into the story, including his niece Olivia to whom he dedicated the book.
It holds some charm on its own, but overall it's pretty average. It always fascinates me to hear about a literary or artistic treasure from the past being rediscovered. It also takes me out of my comfort zone to realize that authors known for particular works wrote other lesser known pieces for children, as is the case in this tale about a rattlesnake who gets his comeuppance. Crow catches the snake red-handed as he is swallowing another one of her eggs, she calls on her husband to solve the problem.
He, in turn, turns to his friend, Old Man Owl, wh It always fascinates me to hear about a literary or artistic treasure from the past being rediscovered.
He, in turn, turns to his friend, Old Man Owl, who does, indeed, solve the problem. The Chinese ink and watercolor illustrations are wonderful, showing the "eggs" as they move through the snake's digestive system, and the story shows ingenious problem-solving, but the attitude of Mr.
Crow toward his wife bothered me more than a little, which made me take off points for this one. Misogynistic attitudes, I would hope, are not to be tolerated, and his comments about her eating too much while she grieved the loss of the eggs and telling her to "Keep your beak shut and get out of your nest" were too much for me to stomach. Children learn from what they read and see, and that sort of attitude from a husband to his wife infuriates me. After he and his wife moved to Llano, a desolate location in California's Mojave Desert, they like to spend time walking in the desert with their two nephews, Olivia and Siggy, while visiting them in nearby town called Pearblossom.
Yost's house as the site of the egg-making episode. Aldous's death in left the story nearly in oblivion for many years. It is fortunate that the Yosts had kept a copy of the story, as the fire that destroyed Huxleys's house a few years later also destroyed the original manuscript, which had been returned to Aldous with the request that he illustrate it. The small-format edition published in is now long out of print, but through Sophie Blackall's charming full-color illustrations using Chinese ink and watercolor, this lost work of Aldous Huxley's comes to vibrant life again.
Exactly as child-friendly and developmentally appropriate a picture book as one would expect from the author of Brave New World. Crow, speaking to his wife: Your ideas are seldome good, I may add. Keep your beak shut and get out of Exactly as child-friendly and developmentally appropriate a picture book as one would expect from the author of Brave New World. This isn't a book for children unless they're old enough to recognize the humor in the seemingly atrocious character of Mr.
This story was written almost years ago by one of our greatest dystopian storytellers. I'd have been disappointed if it were a tale of fluff. There is a lot to be analyzed and discussed within this text, including gender roles and relationships, however, consider that this story was written as a Christmas gift to Huxley's niece.
It was published posthumously and w This isn't a book for children unless they're old enough to recognize the humor in the seemingly atrocious character of Mr. It was published posthumously and was not written specifically to be published.
It was written in a time when women were treated like silly creatures to be owned even more so than today's society. Perhaps this was nothing more than a tongue and cheek story meant to bring laughs with the nasty characters and the silliness of Crows living in a tree but shopping in a grocery store?
The absurdity of the oblivious husband unaware his wife's eggs have been missing for a year? Or perhaps it is a tale favoring wisdom over violence? This is not a story full of role models for your children to emulate, but it is a story that will open up a discussion. I have an imaginary shelf of children's books written by adult authors: Here is Aldous Huxley's contribution, a delightfully scary story of Mr. Crow and a hungry, egg-stealing snake. The edition I love is illustrated by Barbara Cooney Miss Rumphius , but Sophie Blackall has done a more recent version I have an imaginary shelf of children's books written by adult authors: A shiveringly good read for any child.
I really liked this as a story, but I don't think it is appropriate for kids now-a-days. The crow parents are old fashioned stereotypes from the 50's. I think this was meant to be tongue in cheek by the author, but I doubt little kids would get that amount of subtlety. The father crow is quite the ass to his wife Crow came home that evening from Palmdale, where he worked as Assistant Manager in the drug store Not for every kid but to some kids this will be an amazing read for them!
A tale of trickery told by Aldous Huxley? But when read, I found a simple story told better by other picture book authors.
I admire Blackhall's artistry but the story was grossly sexist - indicative of the year it was originally published. Enjoyed reading this one as a child as the birds and Mr. Owl find a way to outsmart the dastardly rattlesnake. I was intrigued when I learned Huxley wrote a children's book. It was interesting and clever in that fable-like way.
Not something I'd read again, though. Originally posted on Creative Madness Mama. Although I was familiar with the fact that author Aldous Huxley wrote the well known Brave New World, I had not personally read any of his writing.
Then to be introduced by a long out of print children's book that has made it's way back to the market is delightful. This book is witty and fun and the illustrations are vibrant and imaginative.
There is a definite humor throughout. I can easily imagine my father chuckling as he reads this to the grandchil Originally posted on Creative Madness Mama. I can easily imagine my father chuckling as he reads this to the grandchildren. I'm quite certain it will be loved by children of all ages. This little story was written as a story for his niece as I understand it and was published after his death in the s.
What a legacy to leave forward. This is such an odd review. I have before me a children's book that I enjoy for the pictures but I can't recommend it for young kids. The pictures are done in shades of black, white, gray and green. They are pleasant to look at.
I would recommend this older version to any mixed media artists who need motivation with nature. He wrote it for his five-year-old niece, Olivia, during a Christmas holiday in Her brother Siggy is mentioned in the story, too.
In some ways the story reminds me of a fable from long ago. The story is meant to teach you a lesson. There is a reason he did not write other stories for children. The mother crow's eggs have been eaten daily by a snake for a long time.
When she approaches her husband about the situation and insinuates that he may be scared of going up against the snake he responds "your ideas are seldom good I shall go and talk to my friend Owl Crow and Owl return to the upset Mrs. Crow the husband responds, "you talk too much.