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The Tiger-Skin Rug
Author: Gerald Rose

ISBN: 9781408813034
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 1 June 2011
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 28.2 x 21.5 x 0.7
A classic picture book back in print more than 30 years after first publication.

A favourite story of a thin, lonely tiger who sees his chance for a happy life with a rajah and his family and so he swaps places with a tiger-skin rug!

It's amazing how easy it is for the tiger to pass himself off as a rug-he enjoys a life of luxury with the rajah's family, snacking on midnight feasts and playing with his children. He goes entirely undetected, until one night, when he risks expulsion from his comfortable abode as burglars break into the palace and he has to decide whether to stay in disguise as a rug-or save the rajah from a horrible beating.

However, tigers who live in houses can have happy endings, as seen in this utterly brilliant picture book.

About the Author

Gerald Rose was born in Hong Kong. When the Second World War started, his father became a prisoner of war, and Gerald and his mother were interned in a civilian camp, which was where he saw his first live tiger.

Gerald studied at Lowestoft School of Art and the RA schools....

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