Scuff the Seal

Realistic story of Scuff and his seal comrades as they encounter danger in the seas. Part of a series of vivid tales of animal life called Pere Castor’s Wild Animal Books Series authored by Lida, born Lida Durdikova-Faucher in Prague in 1899. This is the first English language edition, translated by Lily Duplaix. Some cover rubbing and wear along edges. Pages show some browning and soil. Wonderful illustrations by Feodor Rojankovsky, or "Rojan," who won the 1956 Caldecott Medal for U.S. picture book illustration from the American Library Association, recognizing "Frog Went A-Courtin'" by John Langstaff. 9"x10.5" with 32 pages.


  • Scuff the Seal
  • Lida
  • Feodor Rojankovsky, illustrator
  • Harper and Brothers, 1937
  • First edition