Penguin First Editions :: Vintage Penguin Books :: Early Penguin Books :: penguinfirsteditions.com
Return to HOME PAGE of Penguin First Editions website
Website Contents
List of all Penguin Series
SWAPSHOP - your WANTS, SWAPS and to SELL
Main Series
Pelicans
King Penguins
Penguin Specials
covers
Penguin Lovers Gift Shop
History of Penguin Books
Useful Links
How to contact PenguinFirstEditions
About PenguinFirstEditions
Website Contents

 

 



Penguin - PTARMIGAN BOOKS Series


'PT' 1 - 9





Ptarmigan Books, named after the plump gamebird, was a series containing games, quizzes and puzzles for children. PT1 'Ask Me Another' was issued in July 1945, the last PT9 appeared in November 1947. The series was the idea of Hubert Phillips, who was the author/compiler of nearly all the books.



Information and cover photographs of the PTARMIGAN BOOKS series:

Number: PT1
Series No.: PT1
Title: ASK ME ANOTHER
Compiler: Hubert Phillips
Illustrations: 8 by Pearl Falconer
Date Published: July 1945
Pages: 128pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 9d

Number: PT2
Series No.: PT2
Title: SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT
Compiler: Hubert Phillips
Illustrations: 24 by Pearl Falconer
Date Published: July 1945
Pages: 128pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 9d

Number: PT3
Series No.: PT3
Title: HOW TO PLAY BRIDGE
Authors: Hubert Phillips and Terence Reese
Date Published: October 1945
Pages: 128pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 9d

Number: PT4
Series No.: PT4
Title: WORD PLAY
Compiler: Hubert Phillips
Date Published: October 1945
Pages: 128pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 9d

Number: PT5
Series No.: PT5
Title: WHO WROTE THAT?
Compiler: Hubert Phillips
Date Published: June 1948
Pages: 128pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 1/6d

Number: PT6
Series No.: PT6
Title: CHIPWINKLE
Author: Hubert Phillips
Date Published: November 1947
Pages: 128pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 1/- overpasted 1/6d

'Chipwinkle' was the father of Crosswords. The book contains 100 puzzles.
Number: PT7
Series No.: PT7
Title: TRIPLETS
Compilers: Beryl Cross and Hubert Phillips
Date Published: October 1947
Pages: 128pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 1/- overpasted 1/6d

Number: PT8
Series No.: PT8
Title: PLAYTIME
Compiler: Hubert Phillips
Date Published: October 1947
Pages: 128pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 1/- overpasted 1/6d

Number: PT9
Series No.: PT9
Title: TO TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE
Compilers: W. Normsn and Margaret Dixon
Date Published: October 1947
Pages: 128pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 1/- overpasted 1/6d




image
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: penguinfirsteditions.com gratefully acknowledges the kind permission of PENGUIN BOOKS LTD. (UK) to reproduce its book covers and, where incorporated, its various logos. We would remind users of this site that, as appropriate, Penguin Books Ltd. and its designers retain their copyright and/or intellectual property in the relevant material.


This page was last modified on 26 February 2013
Sitemap :: penguinfirsteditions.com

Sunday 24th September 2017 | © 2013 penguinfirsteditions.com