BRILLIANT pop-up book by Babette Cole. Spooky, ghostly, hilarious and fun, sure to breathe a little fire into your funny bones!!
Collector's 1982 Don't Go Out Tonight: a Creepy Concertina Pop-Up book. Out-of-print true stated first American edition children's vintage hardcover.
Publisher: Starlight, Garden City NY, Copyright, 1982, stated first published in United States, Doubleday & Co., Garden City, NY. ISBN 0-88029-573-2.
MAGNIFICENT color illustrations, 6 large pull-outs featuring Count Kissmequick, dragons, tigers, crocodiles, bats ... Additional 2-3 drawings each text page. Photos do not fully capture color hues; wait until you see. WOW!
PLOT: Unfold this clever story of the whimsical world of Ow ...where Witch Throttlegush and a delightfully frightening cast of characters bumble and fumble their way through the most jolly adventures.
Fold-down spooky scenes in accordion fold-out format, sits in semi-circle. Full story, 4 pages, on reverse side of pop-out.
Pull-down pop-outs, moving parts, a lift, turn tabs. All movable parts are in fine working condition.
Oversize, flexible hardcover folio, large format, color illustrated boards. Fine vintage condition. Pages fine/bright/clean/minimal wear-light corner bumping-rubbed.
Cover near fine/excellent/bright/clean/light shelfwear-corners lightly bumped-rubbed-small light corner creases/minimal edgewear/back light scuffing.
An amusing story and witty illustrations makes this pop-up a masterpiece. Will make a FABULOUS gift!!
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