Life Smiles Back

Life Smiles Back

by Philip B. Kunhardt Jr.

ISBN: 9780671672225

Publisher Simon and Schuster

Published in Arts & Photography/Photography

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Is all about


Cool Babe

In Big Spring, Texas, eight-month-old Liam Sean Horey spends his first summer in buoyant bliss.

Hi Tech

To ward off chills and sneezes in the Usti Zoo, Czechoslovakian chimps get a daily bake from a sunlamp.

This hot dog is some cool cat as he beats the heat in Philadelphia.

Pack Animals Packed

In Algeria, a donkey gets a piggyback.

In England, a dwarf donkey travels in a satchel.


In Australia, a koala bear demonstrates what sloth is all about.


Meanwhile, in French Guiana, a sloth displays the real thing.

and Nod

A proboscis monkey takes his ease after a swim in the South China Sea.

Getting Away from It All

An ingenious postman in Idaho takes refuge from the rain in a mail storage box.

Gordon Breland of Charleston, South Carolina, perches atop his favorite getaway.

Playing It Cool

In Chicago, a polar bear drapes himself over a frozen snowbank.

In San Francisco, Old Lionface waits for afternoon tea.

Bathing Beauties

Frieda's bath has been drawn, a warm towel awaits her, and now she can lean back and relax in her kitchen sink turned hot tub.

What smoother, cooler pool for a puss to curl up in?

Kitten comfort in a Massachusetts slipper.

Sweet Dreams

Guess who won the shoving match in Mississippi.

A contented siesta in Tanganyika.

Copyright © 1987 by Time Inc.


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