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The Magical Cockatoo by  Margery; illustrated by Faith Jacques Sharp - First Edition - 1974 - from Shannon's Bookshelf and Biblio.com

The Magical Cockatoo

by Sharp, Margery; illustrated by Faith Jacques

Condition: Good to Very Good/Very Good


London: Heinemann, 1974. 75 pages. Beautiful, incredibly detailed illustrations by Faith Jacques. Gently used ex-library book, tight and square with sharp corners. Library signifiers include tapemarks to boards, tape ghosts to rear endpapers, stamps to edges and prelims. New ffep has been fitted to replace that removed upon deaccession (thus no pocket). Dust jacket is priceclipped, virtually free of wear, has light blue spine label (no writing). Edwardian period setting fantasy. On moonlit nights the white porcelain cockatoo hanging in the drawing room comes alive and likes to talk to Lally. But who would have expected it to dare her to go to First Aid classes or befriend the crabby old man next door! And Lally is too afraid to refuse.... Search the inventory of Shannon's Bookshelf to see our other books by this author.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good to Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Faith Jacques. 5.75 x 8.5 in. (14.5cm x 21.5cm). Ex-Library.


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