Bod’s Present by Michael and Joanne Cole First edition 1965
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Methuen and Co, 1965. First edition. Hardback 16cm by 13cm small format storybook with colour and black and white images throughout. Husband and wife Michael and Joanne Cole’s Bod first appeared in book form in 1965 before transformation into children’s TV hit in the following decade. Bod on BBC followed the Coles’ classic Fingerbobs and Bod featured John Le Mesurier’s narration and Derek Griffiths jazzy theme tune. This early book features Bod on a snowy Christmas Eve, taking a present to Aunt Flo. Condition: This copy is an ex- school library copy with three stamps dated 10th April 1972. The book is spineless but intact and pages show thumbing by previous younger readers. This is the first copy of an early Bod title we have handled and are pleased to offer it for sale.