Title: The Midnight Fox
Author: Betsy Byars
Illustrator: Gareth Floyd
Publisher: Penguin Books
Book Condition: Near Excellent
Jacket Condition: N/A
Description: "Tom, from the town, is so excited by seeing the black fox with the green eyes that he goes out every day hoping to see her again. And when she and her cub are in danger from his uncle's gun, he is sure his the only person who can save them."
Illustrated with numerous, full-page b&w sketches.
Considering its schoolroom provenance, the book is in excellent condition. Apart from a negligible closed tear on the edge of rep (plus a faint school stamp thereon), the lightly tanned pages are clean, crisp, and very tightly bound. Covers are effectively brand new. First reprint.
Measures 18 cm × 11 cm (7.2″ × 4.4″). 12mo. 122 pp. + 2 page catalogue of other books by the publisher.