As Nurse Lugton is working on a beautiful blue and white curtain, she dozes off and the creatures on the curtain come to life. Monkeys, elephants, giraffes, zebras and tigers go in search of water under the burning sun of her thimble. From the author of "To the Lighthouse" and "Mrs Dalloway".
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As the eponymous nurse dozes over her needlework, the fabric's pattern of wild animals, exotic towns and exuberant people comes to life. In this picture book Virginia Woolf's short story is balanced by Julie Vivas's illustrations.
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Book Description Gulliver/Harcourt, NY, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Vivas, Julie (illustrator). 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. This is a New and Unread copy of the first edition (1st printing). In a mylar jacket cover. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 040071
Book Description Harcourt Childrens Books (J), 1991. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service!. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0152005455
Book Description Harcourt Childrens Books (J), 1991. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. 1st. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0152005455
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97801520054501.0
Book Description Harcourt Childrens Books (J), 1991. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110152005455