I'm starting a series of posts called Book Love where I'm going to write about vintage books I collected, or happened to come across in some way.
First in the series is the Finnish edition of Walt Disney's White Wilderness (1961)
I rescued this book from the fate of being taken to the recycling centre, because I liked the full page technicolour photos of snow- and icescapes and beautiful cold-climate animals.
I did my research and found out that it's a book version of the same title film made by Disney in 1958, which has become a little infamous due to the way they handled filming lemmings... you can read about it here if you want to. A little controversy won't put me off keeping hold of this book, even though I definitely don't agree with staging lemming suicides.
Besides, my improving Finnish allows me to enjoy the text too!
You can view the lemmings footage from the 1958 feature here - which is English-speaking of course.