Wynne-Jones, Tim. Illustrated by VictoR GAD.
Title MISCHIEF CITY.
Publisher Groundwood / Douglas & McIntyre, Toronto, 1986, first edition.
Seller ID 20358
36 pp, 8 3/4" H x 9 3/16" D, hard cover (glazed pictorial boards) - no dust jacket. ISBN 0888990499 Humorously illustrated throughout in vivid colour, monochrome endpapers. "In Mischief City Winchell's daytime life is mirrored by a wild nighttime life that he shares with his imaginary friend Maxine. The story, told in poems, takes place on a stage set, and plays with what is real and what is pretend. Both children and parents will recognize themselves and laught at the humour and t r u t h i n this original book." 25 poems including: I Must Be Talking Martian; Why I'm a Brat; Don't Drink the Bathwater; Monster Parents; Invasion from Planet Pizza, etc. Slight bump to top/bottom of spine, light rubbing to glossy boards. V er y Go od