Joey and the Squib

Joey and the Squib

By Robert Martin (Reginald Alec Martin)
First Published 1957 by Nelson
Illustrated by T R Freeman
dustwrapper. Click to enlarge
'He's like ' - Joey hestitated - 'like a squib, ' he finished.
'A squib !' Clapper exclaimed. 'Why ?'
'The way he sort of explodes his face by sticking out his tongue, then goes scooting off.'
The squib was indeed a puzzler and Joey could get no satisfactory answers at all - except that it ws not a game, but 'bizness'.
Jolly funny business too . . .
Published as part of the 'Joey' series of books - The Joey books logo on front board and on the front flap of the dustwrapper; cp 2/6 net printed bottom right of front flap.

Red boards, with black lettering front and spine and the logo in black on the front; 122pp; b/w frontispiece and 10 illustrations; The front and spine of the dustwrapper have full colour pictures, the rear is plain blue with the publisher's logo in white, central.


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