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A DOUBLE DISCOVERY

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Saru was a monkey. Hoki was a wild pony. Norio was a farmer's son. Saru and Norio had two things in common. Both loved the pony and both suffered from double vision. Norio's condition was corrected with glasses, but poor Saru often leapt for branches that weren't there and landed on her face. The storyteller brings them all together cleverly and, as good friends should, they begin to share the essentials. In this instance, a monkey in glasses, seeing straight for the first time in years adds that extra dose of nonsense to a fantasy that will nudge the youngest listeners to laughter. Mrs. Ness, whose control of her technique does not vary, has achieved an oriental quality in her woodcuts this time that is color perfect.

Pub Date: Oct. 1st, 1965
Publisher: Scribners