The Pigtail of Ah Lee Ben Loo

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The Pigtail of Ah Lee Ben Loo with Seventeen other Laughable Tales and 200 Comical Silhouettes is a children's book written and illustrated by John Bennett. This is a collection of fairy tales and short stories, some in verse, which take place variously in China, Persia, Europe, and America. Some of the pieces were first published in St. Nicholas Magazine before being collected here. The book was first published in 1928 and was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1929.[1]


  1. ^ Hegel, Claudette (2000). Newbery and Caldecott trivia and more for every day of the year. Libraries Unlimited. p. 122. ISBN 1-56308-830-4.