It is apparent that the talented, award-winning author got his start at a
young age. His first title in the juvenile category was Nick and His
you turn the pages, notice the creative use of past and present tense, punctuation,
his handling of commonly misused words such as would/wood and to/too, and
his Dan Quayle-ish spellings of our most popular vegetable names.
family is very relieved that Nick's Page Four portrait of his brother Tony
did not come to pass, and, although it was touch-and-go for a while, his
head grew to a proportional size.
Master Nick was living in harmony with nature while learning about the
responsibilities of caring for a pet, the budding author was not yet clear
on some of nature's ways. Thus, Nick and His Frog concludes with a
very happy ending and a lesson learned by the young scribe: buckets of cute
polliwogs caught in the neighborhood stream turn into a nightmare invasion
of little frogs!
that this work is copyright, circa 1967.
on cover for full copy.
x 11", softbound, 5 pages, 4 illustrations. Published by self.