Books: Golden Hoofs & Ice Cream

THE YOUNGEST CAMEL—Kay Boyle—Liffle, Brown ($2).

KANGUK—As Told to William Albee —Liffle, Brown ($2.50).

U. S. urchins with Left Bank literary tastes were in a great dither last week. Bang on top of promises of children's books from two super-highbrows, Spinster Gertrude Stein* and childless Thomas Stearns Eliot†, Expatriate Kay Boyle (three children), noted for her selfconsciously brilliant short stories, published her first fairy tale, The Youngest Camel.

Author Boyle's little camel was puppyish, bumptious and a liar. Life had made his hard-working old mother cynical since the Arab driver jerked the ring in...

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