Illustrations by Vera Rice-Jay.
London, Sampson Low, 1953.
First edition. 8vo. Original pictorial boards and matching dust-jacket.
A good copy of this title from the ‘Cherubs’ series of books, uncommon in the dust-jacket. Hodgetts was most famous as the creator of the character Toby Twirl, a Rupert-the-bear-esque character based on a soft toy owned by the illustrator for the series, Edward Jeffrey.