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The Griffin and the Minor Canon

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 4, 5, Adult
Page count: 9
Categories: Fantasy, Griffins



Appeared in

The St. Nicholas Anthology

Story Summary

When a Griffin hears of his likeness carved by a sculptor over a church door, he comes to town to view the sculpture. The frightened towns people send the Minor Canon to talk with him, a young man for whom the Griffin takes quite a liking but doesn't like the way he is treated by the cowardly and selfish inhabitants of the town.