London: The Bodley Head 1972/1971, 1st UK printing; white and yellow background with all around illustration of Lydia in her orange and pink shirt racing along the beach while her little brother watches, in jacket identical to boards, oblong 8.5x9" Picture Book hardback.
Lydia rushes around leaving things half done but her little brother hopes against hope that she will finish his lobster trap race car for the big race. The prize is a dog!
CONDITION: Near Fine in Very Good jacket; no names or other marks, very clean straight, tight, in jacket that is lightly and evenly soiled in white area and darkened on spine, 1/8" tear at upper corner crease, no other flaws; unclipped 1.05 pounds. Item #21064