A dramatic and eerie story of lost identity and family secrets, told in Leon Garfield's memorable and distinctive style. George Treet is happy with his life as part of a family of travelling actors. But George's world turns upside down when he discovers that Mr Treet is not his real father, and that he must go and live with his real family. Where someone, somewhere out in the fog, is waiting for him...BLLeon Garfield was one of the most celebrated children's authors of the twentieth century, and won the Guardian Award, The Whitbread Award, and the Carnegie medal BLThis is a fast-moving, exciting read and is accompanied by atmospheric black and white line drawings by acclaimed artist Jason Cockcroft
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Book Description Longman Young Books Ltd, London, United Kingdom, 1973. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. Maitland, Antony (illustrator). Second impression from 1973. Ex library with usual stamps and labels. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine strip. Illustrated, double title page. Illustration vignette to half-title page. 188 pages. Surface marks, spotting, pencil annotations to some pages - but text is unaffected. Binding is okay but book is skewed - front board over back - and spine leans. Fading of colour to cloth boards. Spine strip colour faded but gilt lettering is fine. #223.29. Bookseller Inventory # 007691
Book Description Prentice Hall Press. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: Very Good. 0582150892. Bookseller Inventory # J0021063
Book Description Longman Young Books, London, 1971. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Antony Maitland (illustrator). New Impression. Photocopied dj, illustrated by ANTONY MAITLAND, vg. 8vo, 188pp. Set in the second half of the 18th century. Bookseller Inventory # 08A22
Book Description Middx: Longman 1971, 1971. Hbk with d/w; Vg/Vg; Bookseller Inventory # 51127
Book Description Longman, UK, 1973. Hardback. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good Unclipped. Antony Maitland (illustrator). Second Impression. Fine clean tight book in very good unclipped jacket which is bright but has some slight edgewear. Set in the late 18thC. in which the characters are brought vividly to life in a story which pinpoints a conflict between different kinds of pride. pride of profession and pride of birth. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Children. Bookseller Inventory # 003567
Book Description Longman Young Books, London, 1966. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. Maitland, Anthony (illustrator). 2nd Impress. Illustd double title page, further illusts throughout. Library stamps on title pageand final page, some tape marks, dj covered to protect. One small fold-over at top of dj o/w tight, clean copy. Bookseller Inventory # 000643