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Chubby Children

This is one of 10 titles published by Thomas Nelson and Sons which had 32 pages of text, verses and line drawings with two double page flat colour drawings printed only on one side of glossy card inserted between numbered pages in the book and priced at 2 shillings and 6 pence. They were designed for very young children.

First edition

Bibliography code: NEL-22.5

Publisher: Thomas Nelson and Sons

Series: not named but same as Blam's Book of Fun, Little Chums and Hush-a-bye Baby

Year: [1922]

Format: 8vo

Pages: 31, 1 pp adverts

Binding: printed boards backed with cream cloth; plain rear boards

Size: 285 x 225 mm

Cover: not by Blampied

Dust jacket: possibly issued in one, but not seen

Internal illustrations: line drawings on pages 4, 7, 8, 15, 19, 24, 25, 26, 30 and 31 from Blam's Book of Fun; between pages 8 and 9 a double page flat colour drawing of children rolling hoops along a road that first appeared in the 1st Nursery Book; between pages 24 and 25 a double page flat colour drawing of a child on a pony with other children with balloons and a hoop, watching that first appeared in the 1st Nursery Book.

Source of illustrations: Blam's Book of Fun, The Nursery Book, 1st Year.

Price: probably 2 shillings and 6 pence

Printing history: None

Printed by: Printed in Great Britain at the Press of the Publishers

Image of cover

Cover of book (click to enlarge)

Notes: The book contains two flat colour drawings that had appeared in the first Nursery Book. They are shown in that entry.