[Book Reviews]


    (1) IN these short tales, Mrs. Edwin has succeeded in capturing again the fine feeling of her earlier book. The stories are written for young children, and are marked by delightful simplicity of word and narrative. Each story gives a charming and accurate impression of the ordinary life-story of a common British creature—seal, sparrow, rat, seagull, eagle, and red-deer are typical samples. Lively pen sketches by M. M. Howard decorate almost every page, but the artist has an exaggerated notion of the amount of leg which a Scottish kilt may properly expose.

    (1) Rovers and Stay-at-Homes.

    By Maribel Edwin. Pp. v + 181. (London and Toronto: J. M. Dent and Sons, Ltd.; New York: E. P. Dutton and Co., 1927.) 5s. net.

    (2) African Jungle Life.

    By Major A. Radclyffe Dugmore. Pp. viii + 246 + 8 plates. (London: Macmillan and Co., Ltd., 1928.) 15s. net.

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    [Book Reviews]. Nature 123, 12 (1929). https://doi.org/10.1038/123012a0

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