The jacket flap speculates on whether Little Mops is a mole, a bear or a Hefalump, and we can't come any closer than that to...

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LITTLE MOPS AT THE SEASHORE

The jacket flap speculates on whether Little Mops is a mole, a bear or a Hefalump, and we can't come any closer than that to identifying the hero of these three wordless, spare line picture books by a Polish artist living in France. At the seashore -- an endless, otherwise unpopulated beach, Little Mop makes friends with a bird whose egg he was about to cook. Elsewhere on a similarly bare landscape he comes across a number of tiny shoes belonging to a stick-and-circle centipede () who then climbs into a flower and emerges as a butterfly. His adventure with the moon consists of vain attempts to catch it in the sky above a mountain top and in the water below. Negligible, though sketched with assurance.

Pub Date: May 1, 1974

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: -

Publisher: Doubleday

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: May 1, 1974