Scarce first book in a scarce series. The little hero is naughty, has a new fishing basket, plays with Rollicky Rabbit, meets a mouse, has a barrel of Ginger Pop, encounters Black Rascal, meets snakes, and finishes up with Porky-legs and Sassingers. An important example of the depiction of Africans in British children's literature and how those depictions propagated racial stereotypes.
Publisher: Blackie & Son Limited
Date Published: nd.
Place Published: London and Glasgow
Condition: Very good
Dust Jacket: Yes
Jacket Condition: Good
Details: Read Every Day Library. 96 p. 20 cm. Nearly 40 black, red, and green illustrations by Norman Mommens. Red cloth hardcover in mylar-covered pictorial dustjacket. Cloth slightly soiled on rear. Jacket has chipped spine head, some tears to edges, and stains along bottom. Bookseller's label on front pastedown endpaper, owner's stamp on front free endpaper, faint stains on rear endpapers.