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THE POET AND OTHER ANIMALS
Written by Harold Richardson. Illustrated by G.H. Thompson.
Stock no. 1321768
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1921. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, pictorial onlay to front. Bright colour pictures plus b/w illustrations. Stories in rhyme. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Spine and cover edges faded. Some foxing to spine and cover edges. Inscription in ink to box on front endpapers. Some grubby fingermarks to pages.

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THE GIRAFFE AND THE PELLY AND ME
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1321738
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1998. Very good condition.

A queer old wooden house called THE GRUBBER, a giraffe, a pelican and a monkey all make for another of Dahl's vastly entertaining stories with wonderfully humourous colour illustrations by Blake. Glazed boards. unpaginated. Large format. ISBN: 0224029991. SIGNED by the artist to title-page. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn.

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HIGHLAND BUMBLE
Written by Magdalen Eldon. Illustrated by Magdalen Eldon.
Stock no. 1321735
Published by Collins. 1st 1952. Almost very good condition.

Bumble the pekingese finds a baby dragon. Colour illustrated boards & cloth spine. Pictorial end papers. Fabulous colour & b/w text illustrations throughout. Spine slightly bumped. Covers are edge worn. Light finger creases to pages.

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BLACK BEAUTY HIS GROOMS AND COMPANIONS
Written by Anna Sewell; Michael Morpurgo. Illustrated by Annette Hamley-Jenkins.
Stock no. 1321721
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2018. Fine condition.

Introduced by Morpurgo. Black pictorial cloth. 6 colour plates. 201 pages. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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PETER - A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A BUNNY
No author listed.
Stock no. 1321699
Published by English & Partners Ltd.. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Pictorial paperwraps. Large illustrations to each page with text either above or below (14 pages). Staples rusty. Some light corner creases.

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UNDERGROUND RAILWAY
No author listed.
Stock no. 1321697
Very good condition.

Storyland Series No. 26. Pictorial paperwaps. Mike and Monty (moles) build and underground railway and train. Colour illustrations. Some light browning to cover edges. Contents clean.

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 1321690
Published by Pavilion Books Ltd.. 1st 2001. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Green boards with gilt title to spine. Colour pictorial map endpapers. Superb colour illustrations throughout! 226 numbered pages. ISBN: 186205486X. SIGNED by the artist to half title-page (dated 2001). Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. Dustwrapper is slightly rubbed at edges.

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THE TALE OF TUPPENNY
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Marie Angel.
Stock no. 1321687
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

White pictorial boards. Colour illustrations of Tuppenny the guinea-pig. Originally published as Chapter 1 of The Fairy Caravan, this is the later book form. ISBN: 0723217246. Spine and corners slightly bumped. White covers are slightly grubby. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge worn.

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THE TALE OF JOHNNY TOWN-MOUSE
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1321686
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Circa 1935. Almost very good condition.

Pale green boards, green titles. 84 numbered pages. Small format. Charming colour illustrations throughout. Minimal bumping to spine. Covers slightly grubby and spine browned. Contents clean.

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MR. BUNNYKINS BUILDS A BUNG'LO
No author listed.
Stock no. 1321685
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. Almost very good condition.

Very small format (12 x 9.5 cm). Blue boards, pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour plates. Spine and corners bumped, some fading to covers. Pencil scribbles to rear cover. Grubby fingermarks and some erased pencil markings to contents.

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HICKORY HEDGER
Written by Joy Trotman. Illustrated by Joy Trotman.
Stock no. 1321684
Published by The Epworth Press. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

"Any summer evening, when you are walking down a country lane, you may hear a funny hiccupping noise in the hedge. It is sure to be Hickory Hedger out for his evening stroll..." Delightful colour pictures of hedgehogs and rabbits throughout. A cross between Alison Uttley and Beatrix Potter. Small format, 5.5 x 4.5". Pale green pictorial front board and plain rear board. A charming little book. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Page browning to endpapers. Foxing and some light fingering to contents. A couple of page corners creased. Dustwrapper is worn and grubby, biro mark to rear panel and some loss to top of spine.

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LITTLE GREY RABBIT'S SECOND STORYBOOK
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Margaret Tempest.
Stock no. 1321675
Published by Collins. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0001941631. Spine and corners bumped, some slight wear to corners. Child's name in ink to half title-page else contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is faded to spine and worn at corners with a large tear to top front corner.

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