1988 "First Edition" stated on copyright page; autographed and character drawing by author on inside front page "For Donna"; Greenwillow Books publishers, New York; hardbound; wonderful color drawings; very good condition with unmarked, clean pages.
Two elderly boars live next door to one another in the jungle. Amabel is cheerful and neighborly. Nettie is mean and selfish. When sweet Amabel receives gifts from a bamboo tree and a mother crocodile after she has helped them both, miserable Nettie tries to copy her friend. But the gifts she gets aren't the kind anyone wants to keep. Full color.