First Published 1956 by Murray

Illustrated by Lunt Roberts

first edition wrapper. Click to enlarge (File size=33KB)
first edition dustwrapper
courtesy of Steven Handy
The fifth book in the Michael and Mary series.

First Edition: light blue boards with red blocking; 184pp; dustwrapper signed by Lunt Roberts; cp 9/6
[For information on this edition, thanks to Steven Handy]

Other Editions:

Children's Book Club:
no date; brown cloth, black sans serif lettering on spine; 183pp; illustrations throughout in black and white by Lunt Roberts; no maps.
Dustwrapper different to first edition, of a circus scene with clown, artist not credited.
CBC edition wrapper. Click to enlarge (File size=35KB)
CBC edition dustwrapper

Knight cover. Click to enlarge (File size=27KB)
Knight cover 1970
artist not credited
Knight 1970
paperback edition; 160pp; frontispiece b/w illus by Lunt Roberts with signature removed; no other illustrations; full colour cover of clown in circus arena, not credited; SBN 340 04004 1; cp '(20p) 4/-'

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