Christchurch, NZ: Whitcombe & Tombs, Ltd. (1961); pink tweed boards, in pink jacket with white panel and a drawing of August climbing a tree; 8vo; 122 pp. Juvenile hardback.
"... all the characters are described with sympathy, humor, and affection, and rarely has the New Zealand coast been evoked with such accuracy and vividness." The adventures of two children at their grandfather's beach cottage and their daring new Maori friend.
CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; no names or other marks, straight, tight, bumps to spine ends and light foxing top-edge, in jacket a bit big for book, thus lightly creased all along top and bumped and torn 1/8" on spine creases; not clipped, new bookstore sticker in price area. Item #20695