The Animal Family Author:Randall Jarrell illustrated by Maurice Sendak "A dreamlike story...one that should not be missed." The New Yorker — Once there was a man who lived in a wilderness where there were no other people. He saw and did many wonderful things but he had no one to share them with. This is the story of him, one by one, the man found himself a family. — "It is a lovely and mysterious work by a poet of th... more »e first rank, and one that should not be missed. As is true of all the best children's stories, this one can be read on many levels ~ by a child as young as 8 or 9 and up to any age." The New Yorker
"Randall Jarrell's masterpiece...an uncommon book for children"
" A profoundly moving fantasy." USA Today
The Animal Family, a Newbery Honor Book, was Randall Jarrell's last work before his death in 1965.« less