BOSTON, L.M. (author). Peter BOSTON (illustrator). A Stranger at Green Knowe. London; Faber And Faber. 1961.
8vo. Original turquoise cloth lettered in gilt to spine, preserved in pictorial dustwrapper; pp. [viii], 11-158; with black and white plates by Peter Boston; both externally and internally fine bar the faintest speckling to edges of book block, protected by a fine, unclipped dustwrapper (13s 6d) with just a suggestion of sun-lightening to spine.
First edition. This title won the Carnegie Medal in 1961 and is the fifth Green Knowe title. The story concerns a Chinese boy, Ping, who is saddened to come across a magnificent African gorilla in the zoo. However Hanno escapes and footprints are sighted in the vicinity of Green Knowe, where Ping is spending his holiday.