London: Walker Books, 1999. Helen Oxenbury. Special limited edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. 206pp. Quarto [25.5 cm] 1/4 red cloth with pictorial paper over boards. The front board is slightly warped, the ink stamping on the backstrip is rubbed, and the ribbon page-marker is frayed at the tail. In a red cloth covered slipcase, with a small bump to the top fore-edge corner of the front panel. Numerous color and black and white illustrations by award winning artist Helen Oxenbury. Item #60566
Number 572 in an edition limited to 1000 numbered and signed copies. Signed by the illustrator, Helen Oxenbury, on the statement of limitation bookplate mounted to the front free endpaper.