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Published by Abrams Books for Young Readers in New York .
Written in English


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A rattlesnake eats every one of Mrs. Crow"s eggs until Old Man Owl hatches an idea to solve the problem.

Edition Notes

Originally published: New York : Random House, 1967.

Statementby Aldous Huxley ; illustrations by Sophie Blackall
ContributionsBlackall, Sophie, ill
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.H96735 Cro 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24452331M
ISBN 109780810997301
LC Control Number2010020927
OCLC/WorldCa637708879

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  "The Crows of Pearblossom" is about a snake that eats Mrs. Crows eggs every day. Mrs. Crow eventually becomes so upset that she asks Mr. Crow to go kill the snake. Instead of killing the snake Mr. Crow devises a plan with Mr. Owl to solve the problem. The snake ends up eating fake eggs that give him a stomach ache/5(6).   The [Murderous] Crows of Pearblossom: Aldous Huxley’s Children’s Book illustrated By Barbara Cooney () “ONCE UPON A TIME there were two crows who had a nest in a cottonwood tree at Pearblossom.”.   He wrote The Crows of Pearblossom in Sophie Blackall was born and grew up in Australia and now lives with her family in New York. She is a published author and an illustrator of many children's books, including Meet Wild Boars, the Ivy and Bean series, and Jumpy Jack & Googily/5(58). Written in by Aldous Huxley as a Christmas gift for his niece, The Crows of Pearblossom tells the story of Mr. and Mrs. Crow, who live in a cottonwood tree. The hungry Rattlesnake that lives at.