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Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer
Illustrated by D. Brook
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited in 1960

Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer. Illustrated by D. Brook.
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1st. 1960. Hardback.

The three Richardsons were motherless and practically fatherless as their father is obsessed with space-travel. Joey Maynard and her husband become guardians to the Three R's and many adventures ensue. Blue boards, gilt title and border lines to spine. Blue and white frontis. 223 pages.

Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper. Spine bumped and a little faded. Front joint cracked by half-title page. Foxing mostly to page edges and browning to prelims otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edgeworn, chipped and a little creased. Rear panel is grubby. Small pieces of tape to top of spine on verso.

Stock no. 1404197

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  • Joey's passion for a long family comes to the fore again when she discovers that Professor Richardson, father of Roger, Ruet and Roddy, plans to abandon his children indefinitely. Left with no parents and no hime, the children are thrilled to be welcomed into the Maynard family towards the end of a summer holiday that has been anything but eventful!.

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