Saturday, 5 July 2014

PBOTD 5th July: Kathleen Mackenzie - Prize Pony

The Children's Book Club strikes again..... Here's the rather lovely cover of the first edition of Prize Pony, which was published in 1959 with a cover by Ann Gordon:


If any cover ought to appeal to the current love for all things vintage, it's this one, with it's beautiful girl in her simple frock, the vast teas and ices tent, the stalls (I'm sure there's bunting) and the general air of rural jollity.

And then there's the Children's Book Club edition:


There's some very odd stuff going on in the background.

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