Near fine condition. Orion Children's Books, 2004. First UK edition-first impression. The book is Signed by the Author on the title page. Brown hardback (gilt lettering to the spine, two small dents on the edges of the cover) with Dj(very small tear, some nicks and crease on the edges of the Dj cover), both in near fine condition. Illustrated with a map inside the front and back cover, b/w drawings. Nice and clean pages with a small ink mark and nick on the edges, light shelf wear on the Dj cover. 236pp. Price un-clipped. Signed first edition.