Books: Dead Cats & Sacraments

O YE JIGS & JULEPS! (50 pp.)—Virginia Gary Hudson—Macmillan ($2.50).

Last year's flyweight bestseller was Winnie Ille Pu, a Latin translation of A. A. Milne's wonderful beary story. Almost no one could read it, but it sold awfully well (it looked impressive on the coffee table, and the English original made a dandy pony). The book that seems certain to be this year's small mad success is not written in Latin, and it is not really a children's book. But it is, or is claimed to be, a child's book. O Ye Jigs & Juleps!, a sheaf of very severe, very funny...

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