'The Christmas Cat', 'The Christmas Ghost' and 'Christmas Spirit'

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 1840 JLa/01
  • Dates of Creation
      nd [c 1991-1995]
  • Physical Description
      3 files

Scope and Content

Series of original artwork relating to 'The Christmas Cat' and 'The Christmas Ghost' by Robert Westall, first published in 1991 and 1992 respectively, and to the single-volume edition of the two stories, 'Christmas Spirit', published in 1995. The series contains a complete suite of original artwork, including cover artwork, for 'The Christmas Cat' and 'The Christmas Ghost' (these illustrations were reused for the publication of 'Christmas Spirit'); and a small quantity of supplementary artwork, including cover artwork, produced for the publication of 'Christmas Spirit' in 1995.

Related Material

The Robert Westall Collection contains several files relating to the writing and publication of 'The Christmas Cat', 'The Christmas Ghost' and 'Christmas Spirit'. For reviews of these titles see RW/12/03/29, RW/12/03/31 and RW/12/03/41; for correspondence see RW/14/01/16/02, RW/14/01/16/04 and RW/14/03; and for draft and proof material relating to 'The Christmas Ghost' see RW/01/05.