At a cost of 9/6, the Beano Book 1971 was the last annual sold with a pre-decimal price. This one belongs in a gallery!
Billy's whizz speed comes in handy in the countdown to the Beano Book's laugh-tastic pages.
Unlike the previous year's Q-Bikes safety special, this year featured the 'Q-Karts'. Many Beano annuals played around with the characters in new settings or situations.
Something Beano readers especially love is seeing Class 2B transformed into different animals or pets - in this annual they appear as birds and insects, and of course their canine alter-egos, the Bash Street Pups!
This Beano Book also had Minnie's Mini-Book. While annuals don't have chapters, this was a unique section at the start of this annual exclusively for minx-fans, with 15 pages of comic strips and jokes!