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Bedtime for Frances

By: Hoban, Russell

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Inc.: 1960

Seller Id: 45933

ISBN: 059009887X

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint paperback in glossy, uncreased, illustrated card covers showing negligible curl at tips of cover, Unused PBS bookplate on inside cover, 32 pp text as new. Not exlib, no names, tears or soil. It is time for Frances to go to bed. But how can she sleep when a GIANT is in her room? View more info

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Charlie the Tramp

By: Hoban, Russell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43725

Condition: Very Good


1st edition, 1st printing paperback with edges slightly rubbed with very light surface soil. One small abrasion along spine edge. 48 pp text browned but not brittle and has no names, tears or soil. Charlie [the beaver] when asked what he wanted to be when he grew up, he said "A Tramp" Which surprised everyone!! View more info

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Harvey's Hideout

By: Hoban, Russell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Parents' Magazine Press: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 41273

Condition: Good


Blue pictorial hardcover has color loss along edges & spine with boards just starting to show. Former owner's name on frt cover. Homemade library pocket but no library stamps inside or call tags on spine otherwise the unpaginated text is tight with no writing. Harvey thinks his big sister is mean and rotten; she thinks he is stupid and no-good. As a result, they both spend some lonely hours refusing to play with each other. View more info

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Nothing To Do

By: Hoban, Russell

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1966

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 40674

Condition: Very Good +


Crisp, bright 2nd printing yellow background paperback with very light surface/edge wear from storage. Gift dedication on title page, half in closed tear on title page fore edge, else fine save for age browning. "Give back my magic stone or I'll tie knots in your tail" says Walter. Why does Walter need his magic stone and what does it do? View more info

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Ugly Bird

By: Hoban, Russell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 23718

Condition: Good +


First edition hardcover good in good dj. Exlib with pocket and all pgs present, rear hinge taped, tape marks on floral endpps, text tight but well read w/finger soil and a few closed tears. Rare in dust wrapper. Everyone else thinks the baby bird is very ugly, but Ugly Bird's mother knows and Ugly Bird discovers that things are not always what they seem. View more info

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The Little Brute Family

By: Hoban, Russell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Young Readers Press, Inc.: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 25237

Condition: Very Good +


Lovely 1st edition paperback with negligible surface wear. Text tight, bright and unmarked. Super cute and scarce. {"In the middle of a dark and shadowy woods lived a little family of Brutes. Things seldom went well with them. They ate sand and gravel porridge for breakfast and stick & stone stew for dinner. ."} View more info

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A Bargain For Frances

By: Hoban, Russell

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Columbus, OH, Newfield Publications, Inc. - An Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers: 1970

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller Id: 46733

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition hardcover in glossy, pink background paper covered boards with a b/w line drawing of a badger (Frances), holding a tea tray. Title and author/Illustrator in black and white on cover and in black on backstrip. Foot of spine shows a smidge of color loss from storage. 62 pp text as new. Whited-out former owner's name on frt pastedown, else as new. Number 0761 at foot of rear cover. Frances the badger is happy. She is going to a tea party with real mud cakes! Why does Mother say "Be Careful? View more info