Six Days Between a Second
by Marjory O'Dea
Illustrated by Jonathan Wand
River House, Heinemann, 1969 [First Edition], b/w illustrations in text, illustrated end-papers, embossed pictorial hardcover, dustjacket
Fine Condition, book in almost new condition, price-clipped dustjacket, very minor (if any) shelfwear. Overall in as new condition.
'Would you recognise a basilisk if you saw one? And what would you do if you discovered that a tribe of them had come to live in your district, and was threatening to poison the water supply?
This is the essence of the plot of Six Days Between a Second. The place is Canberra, where the Collard children are faced with the problem of saving the city from extinction. With the help of other creatures - unicorns, fabulous bees and dolphins and, best of all, Burleigh the Gryphon, they ... but read about it for yourself.'