Title: Tessa and the Magician (Puddle Lane)
Author: Sheila McCullagh
Illustrator: John Lobban
Publisher: Ladybird Books Ltd.
Remarks: 1987 reprint
Book Condition: Good
Jacket Condition: N/A
Description: An interesting alternative to the Key Words Reading Scheme designed to encourage little ones to discover the magic of reading. The text on the left is intended to be read by the parent, whilst the short sentence on the right is for the child. Book 2 of Stage 1 of the Reading Programme.
Superbly illustrated in full-colour.
Glazed pictorial boards. Spine and corners bumped. Light creasing to front. Lovebites along upper edge. Just a touch of tanning to the last few pages, with one or two blotches of foxing. Otherwise, all are in very good, unmarked condition, and tightly bound. Ownership panel is blank.
In spite of what is printed in the book, this is not a first edition; the price of 85p net dates this copy to 1987.
Measures 17.5 cm × 11.5 cm (7″ × 4.5″). 12mo. 43 pp.