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BfK No. 1 - March 1980
Cover Story The first issue of Books for Keeps ever published! But we couldn't afford full-colour! Illustration from The Enormous Crocodile by Roald Dahl, picture by Quentin Blake. Published by Joanathon Cape and Puffin Books.
Getting started in a school bookshop is one thing; keeping going is quite another. What is the secret of the thriving bookshop? There's no one simple answer to that - but in this issue there are some clues.