Gateway to the Classics: The Bad Child's Book of Beasts by Hilaire Belloc
The Bad Child's Book of Beasts by  Hilaire Belloc

The Tiger


The Tiger on the other hand

Is kittenish and mild.

He makes a pretty playfellow

For any little child;


And mothers of large families

(who claim to common sense)

Will find a Tiger well repay

The trouble and expense.

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