Monday, June 21, 2010

Sunday Safari - Elephant in the bathtub

written and illustrated by Roger Bradfield, 1964 
thanks to Eric Sturdevant's Old Children's books on flickr

and that's only the beginning...
everyone else wants to take a bath today!

from Pantaloon by Leonard Weisgard, written by Kathryn Jackson, 1951
thanks to Eric Sturdevant's Old Children's books flickr set

from Alexander by Tom Vroman, 1964
thanks to art.crazed's Badly behaved flickr set

from Bear and Honey by Ron Brooks
thanks to flamenconut's Domestic bliss flickr set

from La Petite Famille by John Alcorn, written by Sesyle Joslin, 1964 
thanks to art.crazed's Vintage children's books flickr set

from Hippu by Oili Tanninen, 1967
Happy cat in its bath unaware that the house is on fire,
from Ronald Searle's Cats 

cover of Waar is mijn sok? by Marijke ten Cate

from #1 (one) by Vladimir Radunsky 

from Emile by Tomi Ungerer

from The Little Boy and the Big Fish by Max Velthuijs,
thanks to Hazel Terry's Classics of Childrens Illustration flickr set

from Puf a Muf by Viera Gergel'ova, 1972, 

Domenico Gnoli, Bestiario Moderno drawing, 
thanks to Giornale Nuovo's archives


  1. Oooo! you have included my favourites, wonderful,
    Puf and Muf by Viera Gergel'ova, 1972
    I bought the wrong version,I love that picture!

  2. Bellissimo questo blog. Un lavoro preziosissimo. Non ho potuto non segnalarlo sul mio.
    A presto

  3. Yes, animals in the bathtub is a fun subject!
    I wish it could be as much fun in real life... you should see how miserable my dog Emma looks while we give her a wash!

    centostorie, ho seguito il tuo link e ti ringrazio moltissimo per la segnalazione e i complimenti!



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