Title: Tasseltip and the Boozle
Author: Sarah Cotton
Illustrator: Ernest A. Aris and Roy Smith
Year: 1975 (First Edition)
Publisher: Ladybird Books Ltd.
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: N/A
Description: The Boozle is waiting, the Boozle is watching, His fingers are itching, his tummy is twitching. With hunger and longing, for sandwiches gobbling. The Boozle is watching, the Boozle is waiting!
Full-page colour illustrations on each facing page, with the occasional blue monochrome vignette. Pastedowns and endpapers depict a blue monochrome map of the story's setting, with places of interest clearly labelled.
Matt pictorial boards. Spine ends bumped, with negligible creasing to the body. Incredibly, the corners are straight! Pages are in fabulous condition: crisp, bright, unmarked, and free from all defect. Super-tight binding.
Extremely scarce first edition – later printings have green boards.
Original title: The Flickerdick
Measures 17.5 cm × 11.5 cm (7″ × 4.5″). 12mo. 51 pp.