Classic and much loved characters brought back into print with a fresh new cover look and inside illustrations to celebrate over 40 years of the Wombles
After a huge festival, no end of rubbish has been left behind - everything from sunglasses to shoes, drinks cans and bottles. Who would have thought humans could leave so much behind, not bothering to recycle? The Wombles have their work cut out for them...
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Elisabeth Beresford first came up with the idea for the Wombles characters one day when walking on Wimbledon Common with her two children. The Wombles have since so charmed the nation that they were chosen as the mascots for the Tidy Britain campaign. Elisabeth Beresford was awarded an MBE for her services to children's literature in 1998.Review:
'A lively, entertaining and humorous book, stuffed with ingenious ideas and endearing characters' The Times 'There's something wonderfully old-fashioned and charming about the "short, fat, furry" creatures. They are simple without being simplistic, innocent without being naive, civic minded for its own sake' Irish Examiner 'Today's children will be as charmed as their parents by Great Uncle Bulgaria, Orinoco, Bungo and Tobermory and their quest to recycle rubbish and put it to good use' www.express.co.uk 'The six original titles by Elizabeth Beresford are back in print, with an environmental message that has never been more relevant. Perfect for 8-to 10-year-olds' Telegraph magazine
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Book Description Puffin Books 27/11/1975, 1975. Book Condition: used-good. Will be shipped promptly from UK warehouse. Book is in good condition with no missing pages, no damage or soiling and tight spine. There may be some dog-eared pages showing previous use but overall a great book. Bookseller Inventory # 9053-9780140307948
Book Description Puffin Books 27/11/1975, 1975. Book Condition: Very Good. This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. . Bookseller Inventory # 7719-9780140307948
Book Description Puffin Books 27/11/1975, 1975. Book Condition: Good. This book is in good or better condition. It has no tears to the pages and no pages will be missing from the book. The spine of the book is still in great condition and the front cover is generally unmarked. It has signs of previous use but overall is in really nice, tight condition. Shipping is normally same day from our UK warehouse. We offer a money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. Bookseller Inventory # 9053-9780140307948
Book Description Puffin, 1975. Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. Paperback; English language; a fair reading copy. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. For buyers outside the UK we now offer significantly lower rates on our airmail shipping. Bookseller Inventory # 10934cra103
Book Description Puffin, 1975. Book Condition: Very Good. Leith, Barry (illustrator). 1st Thus. Light wear to covers. Small pictorial stamp on inside front cover. Bookseller Inventory # 93477
Book Description Puffin Books, 1975. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. 014030794X. Bookseller Inventory # IM216182
Book Description Puffin, 1975. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Please email us if you would like further information or if you would like us to send you a picture of the book. Thanks for looking! Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 022074
Book Description Puffin, 1975. Softcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Mass market paperback. Condition: Very good. Published by Puffin 1975, 1st thus.(#0-14-030794-X) Wombles at Work, by Elisabeth Beresford. . Cover, and interior illustrations by Barry Leith. . [Fantasy]. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # Abe-950999
Book Description Puffin Books, London, 1975. Book Condition: Used - Good. Good paperback. Illustrated by Barry Leith Crease in front cover; pages a little browned; name scribbled out on first page. Bookseller Inventory # BOOKS128970I
Book Description Puffin, England, 1975. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Ivor Wood (illustrator). Old price to opening leaf, wear to corners. Where possible small books will have postage reduced. Bookseller Inventory # 006969