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14th April 2023

The classic first edition artwork for Stig of the Dump (1963) was created by Edward Ardizzone (1900-79) and is still used on modern editions. Martin Salisbury describes Ardizzone as 'perhaps the twentieth century's most important and influential illustrator'. The paperback has a wraparound cover design in his hallmark 'hand-made' style which 'invariably formed a friendly invitation to enter the world within'.

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