First Published 1967 by Armada

Retitling of Four and Twenty Blackbirds (Newnes 1959).

first Armada cover. Click to enlarge (File size=26KB)
first Armada cover
by Peter Archer
Illustrated by Lillian Buchanan

The first book in the 'The Brown Family' series.

Lucy and Humf arrive in the Sussex town of Malling and find it extremely quiet. But not for long !

Armada 1967: C191; with illustrations by Lilian Buchanan; cover by Peter Archer; cp 2/6; 157pp.
Reprinted 1971 with new number C421; new cover (not credited); 157pp; with new chapter-head illustrations, not credited; cp 17½p.
second Armada cover. Click to enlarge (File size=26KB)
The second Armada cover

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Created May 2001
updated May 2002