Picken's Treasure Hunt 1955 Norman Davis & Harry Winslade ~ children's story set in Gambia, Africa


Title: Picken's Treasure Hunt

Author: Norman Davis
Illustrator: Harry Winslade

Description: Beige cloth with purple lettering on spine and front cover. Clean and unmarked. Two-tone illustrations throughout. Dust jacket chipped at head of spine; edges rubbed; not price clipped ($2.50); in an archival mylar sleeve. 64 pages.

Sent by his father, a Gambian chief, Picken goes on a secret mission displaying his courage and bravery, accompanied by his pet monkey Benjie and Momadu, a local strongman.

The third and final book in the Picken's series by Norman Davis (b. 1907), following Picken's Great Adventure (1948) and Picken's Exciting Summer (1949).

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: Very Good–

Publisher: Oxford University Press
Place: New York
Year: 1955

Keywords: children's, illustrated, Africa, Gambia, African stories,

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