Henry Holt, 1993/1992, 1st Am; translated from the Norwegian by Geoffrey Fox. Full colour shiny pictorial boards, 7.8x10.6; c 26 pp. Picture Book hardback.
Not an ABC, but a political fable for older children: an illiterate tyrant ordered his soldiers to sweep up all the letters in the village and arrested Placido whose canaries had been printing leaflets (read the book!). Well done narrative pictures and a happy ending. By a Chilean playwright.
CONDITION: Near Fine in Fine jacket; no names or other marks, tight, appears unread, because of the lamination process, the spine lamination in the joint is not as smooth as could be, jacket is fresh and glossy; unclipped 14.95. Item #12625