1969 Children's Hardcover Book, The King and the Whirlybird, Mabel Watts, First Edition, Fiction, Literature, Collectible, Illustrated
A wonderful children's first edition hardcover book called The King and the Whirlybird. The book is beautifully illustrated by Harold Berson. The story is fun and interesting to both young and older children.
A King has a whirlybird but ""There are other ways to travel,"" says His Majesty the King, insisting on ""the ancient old coach with the wobbly old wheels,"" ""the big black stallion that will not lift his feet,"" ""the rattly old train with the smoky old engine,"" etc., etc., while Joe the Pilot who is also Joe the Coachman (etc., etc.) tries to reason with him to try the helicopter. Does he eventually try it and does Joe the Pilot get a chance to fly the king to his next appointment?
9 1/4 inches in length
7 1/4 inches in width
Published by Parents' Magazine Press --- 1969
This book is in Good condition. Binding is tight. The front cover board has some staining and is slightly yellowed. The pages inside have no marks but are slightly foxed (yellowed) with age.
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