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Chestnut Library
Publisher: Hutchinson's Books for Young People/Hutchinson.
Country: United Kingdom. Date: 1944-59.


Smiler - Ambler (Chestnut Library/Hutchinson's Books for Young People) (image 1)

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Smiler.
Written and illustrated by G. Gifford Ambler.
London: Hutchinson's Books for Young People, 1947 (Chestnut Library).
Hardback with dust wrapper.
(Top) front panel and (below) back panel of dust wrapper.


CHESTNUT LIBRARY (HUTCHINSON'S BOOKS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE/HUTCHINSON)
Series Note: The volumes in this series were cloth nond with a two colour wrapper (e.g. green and black; tan and black). Each volume contained 16 full page black and white illustrations. Size: 8 1/4 x 6 3/8 inches.

Some volumes of this series were emblazoned "New Chestnut Library"

Hutchinson's Books for Young People was an imprint of Hutchinson.

The address of Hutchinson in the 1940s and early 1950s was 10 Great Queen Street, London W.C.2, and, later (1955) it was 178-202 Great Portland Street, London W.1).

Title / Author / Illustrator / Year of Publication

Boomer: The Life of a Kangaroo - Denis Clark. 1954.

The Cat of Pine Ridge - Phyllis Briggs. Illustrated by C. Gifford Ambler. 1944.

Caw-Taw: The Story of a Rook - Katharine M. Wilson. Illustrated by Len Fullerton. c. 1948.

Ghost Horse: Stallion of the Oregon Trail - Joseph E. Chipperfield. Illustrated by C. Gifford Ambler. 1959.

Greatheart, the Salvation Hunter: The Epic of a Shepherd Dog - Joseph E. Chipperfield. Illustrated by C. Gifford Ambler.

Grey Chieftain - Joseph E. Chipperfield. Illustrated by C. Gifford Ambler. 1952; 1961.

Nzwala: The Story of an Impala Antelope. Written and illustrated by G.W. Barrington, Writer of Tales.

Panza - J. Harold Carpenter. Illustrated by G. W. Barrington. c. 1950s.

Rua: The Story of a Highland Red Deer - W. A. Macleay. Illustrated by Frank Wallace. 1948.

Sabre of Storm Valley - Joseph E. Chipperfield [Joseph Eugene Chipperfield]. 1962.

Shep: A Collie of the Old West, etc. - Thomas Clark Hinkle. 1944.

Smiler. Written by C. Gifford Ambler. Illustrated by C. Gifford Ambler [Christopher Gifford Ambler]. 1945; 2nd ed., 1947.

Storm of Dancerwood - Joseph E. Chipperfield. Illustrated by C. Gifford Ambler.

Stormy: The First American Mustang - Dorothy Childs Hogner. Illustrated by Nils Hogner. 1944.

Wilderness Champion: The Story of a Great Hound - Joseph Wharton Lippincott. Illustrated by Paul Branson. 1948.

Further Books from "Hutchinson's Books for Young Children" but which are not listed as part of the "Chestnut Library"

Adventure on the Moon. Written by Nina Carroll. Illustrated by Nina Carroll. n.d.

Clarrie Coot. Written by Isobel St. Vincent. Illustrated by Helen Haywood. . 2nd ed. 1947.

The Enchanted Ship. Written by Isobel St. Vincent. 1946.

Grasping Hands. Written by Meta Shaw. n.d.

Happy Returns. Written by Isobel St. Vincent. Illustrated by Ernest H. Thomas. n.d.

Head High, Hands Low: A Story of Horses, Ponies and Riders - Captain C. H. Dent.

Knight of the Wilderness. Written by Maxine Shore; M.M. Oblinger. c. 1946.

Kokwa: A Little Koala Bear. Written by Theresa Kalab. Illustrated by Theresa Kalab. n.d.

The Little Birthday Horse. Written by Hilda Boswell. Illustrated by Hilda Boswell. c. 1951.

The Magic May Tree. Written by Mabel Dean. Illustrated by Anne Rochester. c. 1944.

Monte Mongoose. Written by Isobel St. Vincent. Illustrated by Helen Haywood.

Penny Pullet. Written by Isobel St. Vincent. Illustrated by Helen Haywood. n.d.

Ten Old Men. Written by Stephen Southwold. Illustrated by Rosalind M. Turvey. c. 1948.

Trylla and Other Small Fry. Written by Gunnar Gunnarsson. Illustrated by Raymond Sheppard. c. 1945.

A Visit to Grandma. Written by Judith Zimet. Illustrated by Giammaria Mazzoleni Biffi. c. 1950.

When Michael Was Three. Written by Frances Dale. Illustrated by Ernest Noble. c. 1945.


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