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Alfie and the Birthday Surprise , c.1997, c.2004

MS. 7164/17
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

First published by The Bodley Head in 1997. Comprises:

  1. front and back cover colour artwork
  2. double page colour artwork (14 pieces)
  3. single page colour artwork (1 piece)
  4. painted orange border for cover
  5. pencil sketches and roughs for cover
  6. original rough dummy: 18 double sheets of black ink and pencil sketches and black ink handwritten text
  7. colour artwork and background wash for front and back covers, Red Fox edition, 2004 (3 pieces)
  8. preliminary pencil sketch for front cover, Red Fox edition, 2004
  9. draft manuscript


  • Creation: c.1997, c.2004


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 7164/17

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom