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Wide Awake Stories

This is one many titles published by Thomas Nelson and Sons which reproduced drawings by Blampied from earlier titles. This book used drawings from two earlier books.

First edition, thus

Bibliography code: NEL-31.3

Publisher: Thomas Nelson and Sons

Series: not known

Year: [1931]

Format: 4to

Pages: 27

Binding: printed boards showing girl putting a sugar lump on the nose of a begging dog, signed Thomas Henry. Plain rear boards with name and address of publisher.

Size: 268 x 213 mm

Cover: not by Blampied

Dust jacket: possibly issued in one, but not seen

Internal illustrations: page 4 unsigned line drawings of elephant, zebra, hippo and leopard with poem from Blam's Book of Fun; page 6 unsigned line drawing of wooden horse and duck from Blam's Book of Fun; page 7 unsigned line drawing of fat farmer pushing 3 children in barrow from Blam's Book of Fun; pages 14-15 double page flat colour drawing signed Blam of zoo keeper feeding a hippo with grass at zoo from Nursery Book (2nd Year); page 19 line drawing of Pickle and Towzer Blam's Book of Fun.

Source of illustrations: Blam's Book of Fun; Nursery Book (2nd Year)

Price: not known

Printing history: none

Image of cover

Cover of book, not by Blampied (click to enlarge)

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

Notes: The accession date of the copy in the Bodleian Library is 3 March 1931.