BOCCACCIO, SHIRLEY. FEMINIST CHILDREN'S BOOK. PENELOPE AND THE MUSSELS: A Feminist Children's Book Dedicated to the Liberation of Children. San Francisco: Joyful World Press 1971. 4to (8 1/2 x 11"), pictorial wraps, Fine. 1st edition. Boccaccio was an ardent feminist who wanted to give girls different models who were not dependent on males. The heroine of this book stars a girl named Penelope, a racoon and a dragon who all have a yen for clams. Penelope skillfully flies them to the water in her plane, swims out to save the racoon and then cooks a feast. She does it all. Illustrated by the author with photomontages in brown and half-tone on every page.
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