#throwbackthursday: A Book of Milliganimals by Spike Milligan

This is one of my most cherished books. It was my father’s book before me and I might, if the future allows, get to pass this onto a tiny human myself. Rather than try and tell you about the insane, chaotic genius of Spike Milligan’s Milliganimals, I’m going to do one better. I’m going to show you.

This armoured rhinocerous

Frontispiece from Spike Milligan's Milliganimals

The dedication which can’t help but crack a joke

Dedication

The rare three legged hippo

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Moo-cows doing impressions of moo-zebras

Moo Cows

The rare back view of the three legged hippos

Rare Back View of the Three Legged Hippo

The Ant and the Elephant

The Ant and the Elephant

How a tiger runs

The Tiger

Warring hippos

Warring Hippos

Toucans

Toucans

The seated position of the rare three legged hippo

Seated Position of the Three Legged Hippo

The Woggle

The Woggle

The rear dustjacket

Don't Stand Under Here Mate

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