in the heather bright

A library, illustrated.

Prof. J. L. B. Smith, The Sea Fishes of Southern Africa, illustrations Margaret M. Smith (Johannesburg: Central News Agency, 1972 [1949])

Quote from Dorothy Hartley , Food in England ( London: Little, Brown, 2006).

Flyleaf illustration.
Alf Prøysen , Mrs Pepperpot to the Rescue, translated by Marianne Helwig, illustrated by Björn Berg (London: Hutchinson, 1963).

…the cup was not even cracked or chipped.

Alf Prøysen , Mrs Pepperpot to the Rescue, translated by Marianne Helwig, illustrated by Björn Berg (London: Hutchinson, 1963).

"Long Live the King! Down with Porridge!”

Alf Prøysen , Mrs Pepperpot to the Rescue, translated by Marianne Helwig, illustrated by Björn Berg (London: Hutchinson, 1963).

"Long Live the King! Down with Porridge!”

Alf Prøysen , Mrs Pepperpot to the Rescue, translated by Marianne Helwig, illustrated by Björn Berg (London: Hutchinson, 1963).


So the whole swarm rose in the air …

Alf Prøysen , Mrs Pepperpot to the Rescue, translated by Marianne Helwig, illustrated by Björn Berg (London: Hutchinson, 1963).

…the little mouse … was too clever to be tricked by a cat with many voices …

Alf Prøysen , Mrs Pepperpot to the Rescue, translated by Marianne Helwig, illustrated by Björn Berg (London: Hutchinson, 1963).

…the little mouse … was too clever to be tricked by a cat with many voices …

Alf Prøysen , Mrs Pepperpot to the Rescue, translated by Marianne Helwig, illustrated by Björn Berg (London: Hutchinson, 1963).


So Mrs Pepperpot got on his back.


Alf Prøysen , Mrs Pepperpot to the Rescue, translated by Marianne Helwig, illustrated by Björn Berg (London: Hutchinson, 1963).

… he spends so much time trying not to step on the worms … he’s always late for school.

Alf Prøysen , Mrs Pepperpot to the Rescue, translated by Marianne Helwig, illustrated by Björn Berg (London: Hutchinson, 1963).

… he spends so much time trying not to step on the worms … he’s always late for school.

Alf Prøysen , Mrs Pepperpot to the Rescue, translated by Marianne Helwig, illustrated by Björn Berg (London: Hutchinson, 1963).


Mrs Pepperpot on the Warpath.

Alf Prøysen , Mrs Pepperpot to the Rescue, translated by Marianne Helwig, illustrated by Björn Berg (London: Hutchinson, 1963).
Alf Prøysen , Mrs Pepperpot to the Rescue, translated by Marianne Helwig, illustrated by Björn Berg (London: Hutchinson, 1963).