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William the Dragon

£24.99

Product description

This small, collectable children's book was published in 1972 when Polly Donnison was only 14 and at a comprehensive school in North London. She drew and wrote 'William' when she was eleven. She wrote her book for children younger than herself because, in her view, she knew better than any adults what they like and enjoy.

William, a green and scaly fire-breather, lives with Lady Wilhelmina Wilmount at Wilmount Hall. He was hatched out of a green, speckled egg which was found under a yew tree in the garden. William and Lady Wilhelmina became firm friends and embark on a series of adventures; a day at the seaside, a visit to Harrods and the master-minding of a jumble sale.
Beautifully illustrated. This copy is in very good condition.

Dustjacket rubbed and faintly creased, but with no tears. Inscription inside front cover. Inside pages good and clean, with no marks. A good, tidy copy of this book.

Item details

Author(s):
Donnison, Polly
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1972
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0283978422
Number of pages:
56
Publisher:
Sidgwick and Jackson

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About this item

This small, collectable children's book was published in 1972 when Polly Donnison was only 14 and at a comprehensive school in North London. She drew and wrote 'William' when she was eleven. She wrote her book for children younger than herself because, in her view, she knew better than any adults what they like and enjoy.

William, a green and scaly fire-breather, lives with Lady Wilhelmina Wilmount at Wilmount Hall. He was hatched out of a green, speckled egg which was found under a yew tree in the garden. William and Lady Wilhelmina became firm friends and embark on a series of adventures; a day at the seaside, a visit to Harrods and the master-minding of a jumble sale.
Beautifully illustrated. This copy is in very good condition.

Dustjacket rubbed and faintly creased, but with no tears. Inscription inside front cover. Inside pages good and clean, with no marks. A good, tidy copy of this book.

Author(s):
Donnison, Polly
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1972
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0283978422
Number of pages:
56
Publisher:
Sidgwick and Jackson

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