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It's Too Frightening for Me! , c.1977, c.1980-1986, c.2000

MS. 7164/41
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

First published by Hodder Children's Books, 1977. Comprises:

  1. front and back cover colour artwork with text on overlay sheet
  2. black ink line illustrations (45 pieces)
  3. front and back cover or jacket colour artwork (large piece, possibly not published)
  4. final rough dummy, 48 page booklet of pencil sketches, pencil and typed text with painted colour cover
  5. draft manuscripts, sketches and roughs
  6. additional black ink line illustrations for extended edition (30 pieces), Puffin 1980
  7. pitch for television adaptation: pencil sketches and typed text, n.d.[1980s?]
  8. front cover colour artwork and additional colour illustration for French edition ( Quelle Frousse!, Gallimard 1983)
  9. front and back cover colour artwork with text and layout on overlay sheet (Puffin 1986?)
  10. original colour artwork, probably new illustrations for The Shirley Hughes Collection, The Bodley Head 2000 (3 pieces)


  • Creation: c.1977, c.1980-1986, c.2000


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 7164/41

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom