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The Mellops Go Spelunking
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The Mellops Go Spelunking

MEL

An enchanting hardback storybook about caving pigs, by Tomi Ungerer

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The Mellops Go Spelunking

Meet the Mellops: the world's most adventurous family of pigs. When Mr Mellops' golf ball rolls down a crevice, the family's natural response is to prepare a caving expedition. No, pigs can't fly ... but they do go caving!

The award-winning author, Tomi Ungerer, wrote and illustrated The Mellops Go Spelunking over fifty years ago, but copies are long out of print and, if a second-hand one can be found, they exchange hands at high prices. We are delighted, therefore, that Phaidon has published a new edition and that we at Wild Places have it in stock.

This is a delightful hardback book filled with captivating drawings that all cavers, young and old and not-yet-been-underground, will enjoy.

The Mellops Go Spelunking was reviewed in Descent (247).

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Binding:
Hardback with dustjacket
Size:
24cm x 21cm
New or used:
Book: new
Pages:
32
Publication date:
2015
ISBN:
978-0-7148-6971-1
Author:
Tomi Ungerer

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