Title: The Ladybird Key Words Reading Scheme, Book 12a: The Holiday Camp mystery
Author: W. Murray
Illustrator: J.H. Wingfield
Year: 1966 (First Edition)
Publisher: Wills & Hepworth Ltd.
Book Condition: Good/Very Good
Jacket Condition: N/A
Description: Simon and John's father has bought an island with the intention of building a holiday camp on it. He invites his two sons to take a look at the progress so far. One day, whilst the boys are visiting the site, they discover a mysterious tunnel which isn't shown anywhere on the map of the island. Soon the boys find themselves in the midst of a thrilling adventure!
In true Ladybird fashion, there are stunning, full-page colour illustrations on each facing page.
Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Head of spine damaged (refer to image). Spine coming away slightly at rear. Previous owner's name and date of acquisition very neatly printed in black ballpoint on fep. fep clipped in lower-right corner. All other pages are in excellent condition: crisp, clean, bright and with not so much as a hint of tanning or foxing. Original price of 2/6 printed on front pastedown.
Rare first edition.
Measures 17.5 cm × 11.5 cm (7″ × 4.6″). 12mo. 52 pp.