The best teddy bear in the world by Mrs. H. C. Cradock with illustrations by Honor C Appleton, 1960. The Rilloby fair mystery by Enid Blyton with illustrations by Gilbert Dunlop, 1965. Five go adventuring again also by Enid Blyton but this time the illustrations are by Eileen Soper, 1968. Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas Wiggin, 1st or early edition, 1903. A Royal Cinderella a re-telling of Margaret Irwin's Royal Flush. The fascinating story of Minette, Charles II's youngest sister. Born in
Others to be listed soon include - south country secrets, the young detectives, stormalong, a Puffin book of verse, Carcajou, street fair, and Treasure Island.
Uncle’s tales published by Thomas Nelson, undated but c1928. A collection of eight stories by different writers the stories are, the fairy muffin man by Phyllis Megroz, Remember by M. D. Hillyard, Tommy and the gingerbread by Evelyn Hardy, the moor fire by Violet Methley, the bag and the bog by M. Emanuel Ropes, Tony's ride by Sibyl B Owsley, Daddy’s pipe by Honor Appleton, and Tad, Joey and the fat lady by Siby B Owsley. Lots of different illustrators including Honor Appleton, Florence Mary Anderson, A. H. Watson, Ruth Cobb and others. Little Grey Rabbit's birthday, The naughtiest girl again and The magic faraway tree are now sold, thank you for your interest.
The ‘Thelwell pony’ is from my collection. Norman Thelwell’s first pony cartoon was published by Punch magazine in 1953; his image of a little girl and chubby pony was an instant success and in 1957 his first book, Angles on Horseback, was published. My Godmother sent me a Thelwell birthday telegram when I was about nine or ten and since then I’ve had a passion for anything ‘Thelwell'.
Four more and then I really must get on with adding them to the website. Left from top to bottom; Fell farm for Christmas another Puffin book this time by Marjorie Lloyd Published in 1954. The Ladybird book of pets by George Cansdale with very pretty illustrations by Edward Osmond. Published by Wills and Hepworth in 1957. Little Grey Rabbit's birthday as described above and last but certainly not least the Christmas mouse by Miss Read 1st edition published in 1973. It's odd listing Christmas books in March but it's surprising how quickly the months go past. Fell farm for Christmas, The Ladybird book of pets and The Christmas mouse are now sold, thank you for your interest.
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Michelle from Vintage Cobweb said she would like a peek at the Ladybird book of pets - so here it is....
The Ladybird book of pets is now sold, thank you for your interest