Magnificent Menagerie & Aladdin Camel Set
This gift set features the children's book "Magnificent Menagerie" plus a soft plush version of one the book's characters. The book and toy are presented together in an ivory colored organza gift bag. This gift set price is a $7.95 saving from purchasing these items separately: "Mount Vernon's Magnificent Menagerie" book and Aladdin, GW's Christmas Camel plush toy.
By Linda Burgess. Illustrated by Maggie Dunlap. ISBN 978-0-931917-31-8. Copyright 2012. Hardcover with 48 pages including 25 colorful, high-gloss spot varnish illustrations. Published by the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association. For young readers age 4 through 10.
When Vulcan, George Washington's favorite foxhound, hears a mysterious visitor is expected at a big Mount Vernon party that night, he heads out to hunt down clues to the guest's identity. As the excitement mounts, Vulcan gets help piecing the mystery together from canines Gunner, Pilot, Sweetlips, Captain, and Madam Moose, as well as donkeys King of Malta and Royal Gift, plus assorted other unusually named four-legged and feathered friends. Surprisingly, a camel plays an important part in this delightful story! The machine washable camel measures 9" from nose to tail and stands 6 ½" hooves to hump. For ages 18 mos. and up.