Vintage Children's/YA Fiction: Hog Wild! by Julia Brown Ridle illustrated by Leonard Shortall Hardcover in Dust Jacket 1961


Title: Hog Wild!

Author: Julia Brown Ridle
Illustrator: Leonard Shortall

Description: Early printing. Chartreuse cloth boards with brown lettering and lasso. Faint hint of pencil erasure on ffep, else bright and clean. Dust jacket shows a bit of wear near corners and at the head and foot of spine; publishers price on front flap (2.95). DJ in clear archival sleeve. 232 pp. 8.25 x 5.75 inches.

Dust jacket front flap has the codes "0961" and "No. 0238A", the rear flap "No. 0238B", and the rear panel "No. 0238P".

A dramatic, action-filled story set in Idaho in the 1890's wherein young Joss and his collie Firetop join a hog drive, leading the family's hogs to market over miles of rough and unknown land. In 1974 it was made into a TV movie of the same name by Walt Disney Productions. The author, Julia Brown Ridle Mathieu (1923-1999), was an Oregon resident, having moved to the state prior to writing Hog Wild.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Harper & Brothers
Place: New York
Year: 1961

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: books-to-movies, Idaho, young adult, YA, Oregon authors,

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