London: J. M. Dent & Sons, Ltd. J. Littlejohns. Hardcover. 71pp. Octavo [22 cm] Brown, red and black decorative printed paper covered boards. Good condition. The covers are lightly soiled and rubbed, and the corners of the covers are bumped. There are several very light moisture stains on the covers. The largest stain is on the bottom edge of the front board, near the spine. This stain measures 1 and 1/2 inches wide at its widest, and 1 and 1/2 inches tall. The majority of the original paper spine has been chipped away, and the spine is very slightly rolled. The front pastedown, the verso of the dedication page, and the contents page are slightly soiled and stained. The pages are yellowed, and the top corners of several pages are folded. Item #30392
Eleanor Farjeon received many literary awards and the esteemed Eleanor Farjeon Award for children's literature is offered annually in her memory by the Children's Book Circle, a society of publishers.