Aiken, Joan - The Wolves of Willoughby Chase - ( Item 124408 )
Published in London by Folio Society. 2015. First Thus. Fine Hardback. No inscriptions or bookplates. Fine slipcase. Introduced by Katherine Rundell. Illustrated by Bill Bragg. A charming edition of Joan Aiken's much-loved children's book 'The Wolves of Willoughby Chase may well be the most quietly influential children's fantasy novel of its time' . MICHAEL DIRDA, Washington Post. The first title in Joan Aiken's acclaimed Willoughby Chase saga, this atmospheric tale tells of cousins Bonnie and Sylvia Green, whose lives are torn apart when their new governess, the evil Miss Slighcarp, threatens to destroy or steal everything they love. Their adventures across a perilous, snow-bound land are brilliantly captured by Bill Bragg's spirited illustrations. Children's author Katherine Rundell has written a new introduction that gives fascinating insight into Aiken's approach to writing for children. Production Details. The Wolves of Willoughby Chase book. Bound in metallic buckram, blocked with a design by Bill Bragg. Set in Perpetua. 208 pages. 18 integrated mono illustrations. Printed endpapers. 9" x 5¾".
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