Delightful Halloween story, Georgie is everyone's favorite ghost. The whole family will enjoy this FUN-but-not-scary ghost tale!!
COLLECTOR'S 1958 first edition vintage children's softcover book - Georgie's Halloween. Written and illustrated by Robert Bright. This is part of the wonderful "Georgie the Ghost" series; this gem is book number three. Hard-to-find early printing and has original $2.50 cover price.
Charming single & duo color illustrations; each a brilliant work of art. Photos do not fully capture color hues and wonderful detail, and pages are a softer white not a bright white; wait until you see up close. WOW!
Publisher: Doubleday and Company Inc, New York, A Zephyr Book, Troll Book Club, Copyright: 1958, first edition, circa 1960's printing. No isbn. Not later 1990's trumpet reprints. NOT ex-library.
Plot: Wherever there are children, there is Halloween, pumpkins and funny faces, tricks & treats. In village where Mr. & Mrs. Whitaker lived there was always something extra. Georgie lived in the Whittaker attic. Georgie's so shy he's even afraid to show himself at the village Halloween party, so he enters Halloween costume contest.
Oblong trade paperback, stapled, VIBRANT pictorial orange pumpkin, unpaginated 30pp, 9" x 7". Binding tight. Excellent vintage condition. Pages excellent overall/bright/clean/light shelfwear includes small top corner dog-ear pages-see photo. Cover excellent/very good+/bright/clean/general shelfwear includes light edgewear-rubbing-few creases.
This story has been compared to Charles Schultz' cartoon "It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown". Do not pass up this hard-to-find halloween gem; will make a FABULOUS gift!!