First Published 1959 by Edmund Ward

first edition wrapper. Click to enlarge
1959 edition dustwrapper
Illustrated by John Kenney

One of the Truth in a Tale series of books.
This title is No. 2 in the series, but is a replacement for the original book, which was first published c1947 and was written by Kathleen M. Sully.

First edition: pale green boards (cloth colour seems to vary a lot), red blocking of title on spine, impressed but not coloured Truth in a Tale Series on front board; 100x140mm; 64pp; frontispiece and nine full page colour pictures and numerous b/w illustrations. Dustwrapper brown with front colour picture; cp '2/6 NET' printed to left of price clipping.

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Last updated Jan 2010