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THE TOPSY-TURVY STORYBOOK
Written by Dick King-Smith. Illustrated by John Eastwood.
Stock no. 2137796
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1992. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Fairy tales, legends and nursery rhymes rewritten in King-Smith's mischievous style. A riotous collection uproariously illustrated in colour throughout. Dark green cloth. Gilt title to spine. 64pp. 11 x 8". Large format. Browning/foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with some edge-creasing.

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THE TOBY MAN
Written by Dick King-Smith. Illustrated by Ian Newsham.
Stock no. 2135467
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1989. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Young Tod Golightly is off to find fame and fortune as a highwayman... ISBN: 0575044853. Front cover is very slightly bowed. Page edge browning.

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BILLY THE BIRD
Written by Dick King-Smith. Illustrated by John Eastwood.
Stock no. 2135466
Published by Doubleday. 1st 2000. Very good condition.

Mary's little brother Billy seems perfectly normal, until one moonlit evening Mary finds him floating above his bed... Pictorial glazed boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0385600992. Small knocks to top and tail of spine. Pale foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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THE SCHOOLMOUSE
Written by Dick King-Smith. Illustrated by Phil Garner.
Stock no. 2135464
Published by Viking. 1st 1994. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Flora, a young mouse of above-average intelligence, makes use of her classroom home by joining in the lessons. But she is left alone to continue her education when her family flee across country. Green board with gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations throughout. 142 pages. 8.5 x 5.5". ISBN: 0670850616. A few marks to covers. Name in pencil by child to front endpaper. Some marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with some edge-tears and faded to spine.

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PADDY'S POT OF GOLD
Written by Dick King-Smith. Illustrated by David Parkins.
Stock no. 1814612
Published by Viking. 1st 1990. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Orange boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Paddy is a tiny Leprechaun. A funny and moving story. ISBN: 067082903X.

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THE MERRYTHOUGHT
Written by Dick King-Smith. Illustrated by Mike Reid.
Stock no. 1407091
Published by Viking. 1st 1993. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Everyone knows that if two people pull a wishbone, or merrythought, the one who ends up with the longer part makes a wish. But how often do these wishes come true? Nick decides to experiment. Blue boards with gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations. 109 pages. ISBN: 0670836885. SIGNED by author, with dedication to title page. Spine a little bumped. A little foxing to edge of text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn. Spine is faded.

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THE MERRYTHOUGHT
Written by Dick King-Smith. Illustrated by Mike Reid.
Stock no. 1503875
Published by Viking. 1st 1993. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Everyone knows that if two people pull a wishbone, or merrythought, the one who ends up with the longer part makes a wish. But how often do these wishes come true? Nick decides to experiment. Blue boards with gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations. 109 pages. ISBN: 0670836885. Spine bumped. Water mark, barely visible, to top edge of rear cover. Faint erased pencil writing to front endpaper. Light page edge browning, contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with fading to spine and top edge of front panel. Light water stain to top edge on verso.

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THE BIG BOOK OF ANIMAL STORIES
Written by Dick King-Smith.
Stock no. 1403222
Published by Viking. 1st 2000. Fine condition.

Contains: The Invisible Dog; Clever Duck; The Swoose. Orange glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0670893579. SIGNED by author. Page edges browned. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE WHISTLING PIGLET
Written by Dick King-Smith. Illustrated by Norman Johnson.
Stock no. 1205059
Published by Walker Books. 1st 1990. Fine condition.

Henry is no ordinary piglet - he can whistle tunes that are brill and catchy and make all the other young animals on the farm begin to dance. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0744510589. SIGNED by author.

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SILVER JACKANORY
Written by Joan Aiken; Helen Cresswell; Dick King-Smith; Tony Robinson; et al. Illustrated by Quentin Blake; et al..
Stock no. 1202908
Published by BBC Books. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

To mark the 25th birthday of BBC TV's Jackanory a group of well-known writers were asked to write a story on the theme of silver... Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w text illustrations. 2 stories illustrated by Blake. ISBN: 0563361719. Front joint is cracked. Light page edge browning else contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed and grubby, a tiny closed tear to top edge of front panel.

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DICK KING SMITH'S TRIFFIC PIG BOOK
Written by Dick King-Smith. Illustrated by Liz Graham-Yooll.
Stock no. 596865
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations and photographs. Includes Jokes, Fab Facts, Quizzes and Games, Did you know?, Stories, Pictures and more..... ISBN: 0575051647. SPine is faded. Some bumping to corners.

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ACE
Written by Dick King-Smith. Illustrated by Liz Graham-Yooll.
Stock no. 595112
Published by Victor Gollancz. 1st 1990. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Ace is a young pig that befriends the farmer so that he can't bear to send him to market wtih the other piglets. 'Who ever heard of a pig that can understand the Queen's English! Can you imagine such a thing, Ace...?' Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0575047259.

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