From the splendid Awful Library Books, a 1966 title that really ought to have been an international bestseller.


While Mary correctly points out the likelihood of the publishing magnate saying “I think the kids are looking for a good book on wax”, she overlooks clear evidence from the cover that the book’s true purpose was to popularise, for tinies, some sort of Aztec-voodoo wax doll curse-and-abomination pin-sticking procedure.

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