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Image for Voice of the Knight  No. Four  Spring 2008

Voice of the Knight No. Four Spring 2008

By: Unknown

Price: $12.00

Publisher: DC, DC Creative Writing Workshop: 2003

Seller Id: 38842

Condition: Near Fine


White pictorial paperback is lightly soiled otherwise shows very well. 166 tight & bright pages with crisp text and no tears, writing, soil or blemishes. The result of nearly a year of workshops with professional writers-in-residence, giving our young writers the opportunity to exercise their creative energies, speak their minds, and be heard by an audience throughout the city. View more info

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My ABC of Nursery Rhymes

By: Unknown

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Award Publications Ltd: 1975

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller Id: 14100

ISBN: 0861630408

Condition: Very Good +


Glossy 4th edition oversized hardcover with charming cover illustration. Medium sized 'ding' on head of rear board. Spine ends bumped, corners still sharp. 18 pp text tight and bright with ghosting from erased former owner's pencil name in space provided and faint finger soil from page turning not super noticeable. Traditional nursery rhymes arranged in alphabetical order by their first lines. Believed to be illustrated by Jack Kent although not credited to him. Two books available, second one does have name/date on plain yellow fep and is 2nd printing of the 1981 first edition. View more info

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Baby's Mother Goose (A Golden Book)

By: Unknown; Illust by Eloise Wilkin

Price: $7.00

Publisher: WI, Golden Press: 1978

Seller Id: 33866

ISBN: 0307104117

Condition: Very Good +


9th printing hardcover in illustrated paper covered boards first published 1958, this is the reprint of 1978. Front board lightly abraded at upper fore-edge. Slight rubs at tips and back strip. Text is crisp and tight. 22 pages filled with Eloise Wilkin's splendid children acting out the poems. View more info

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Mother Goose's Kitchen Read-A-Rhyme

By: Unknown; Illust by Tammie, Speer-Lyon

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Modern Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27388

ISBN: 1561447145

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback has negligible color loss at tips. Gorgeous, crisp, uncreased, unmarked copy. 24 pp. This charmingly illustrated collection of classic nursery rhymes about food is sure to delight children and parents alike. View more info

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You

By: Untermeyer, Louis

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Golden Press: 1969

Seller Id: 9128

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing hardcover with bumped spine ends, and sharp tips, 18 pp text clean with no name in space provided but lengthy dedication on bottom of first page of text. Pretty, unclipped illustrated dj has 3 small chips and 3 closed tears, now protected in new mylar. Darling micro art by Martha Alexander. View more info

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Roses

By: Untermeyer, Louis

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Western Publishing Co.: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45530

Condition: Very Good


Glossy, white background hardcover with some surface soil on covers has sharp tips and spine ends. 28 pp shows light foxing on endpapers, rest of text is crisp, unmarked and well illustrated in color without names or tears. Super cute idea for a Mom's Day gift book, Valentine's Day or for the true love of your life. Filled with color art, love lyrics , poetry and prose. View more info

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Nan's Poems for Possums SIGNED

By: Upjohn, Jeane

Price: $17.00

Publisher: TX, Privately Printed: 1983

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 10497

ISBN: 0959243607

Condition: Fine


44 pp, 2nd edition paperback book illust in b/w. Signed and dated by author 1993 on title page. Not all about Opossums, there is a poems entitled Alfreda, about a sunflower. Another one entitled: Old Heffalump who is a beloved teddy bear, etc. View more info

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Ziggy and His Music

By: Van Lamsweerde, Joyce

Price: $7.00

Publisher: WI, Ideals Publishing Co.: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33309

Condition: Good +


1st edition paperback cover and text slightly rumpled from thumbing. Tiny piece of cello tape on foot of spine and one taped tear in 24 pp text which is unmarked but center spread loose from stapled spine and laid in. A story in verse told by Ziggy, an elfin little boy, who captures all the wonderful sounds of wind, trains, crickets, birds, wagons rumbling over bridges, etc, in his box. When, at the end of day he opens the box, he hears a song. He explains that the box is really each child's memory. "Use your memory each night, and let the notes drift all around, and think how music co... View more info

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Laughing It Off A Collection of Light Verse SIGNED

By: Wade, Evelyn Amuedo

Price: $17.00

Publisher: VA, Shetland Books: 1984

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 40370

Condition: Near Fine


3rd printing paperback in crisp yellow illustrated card covers, 32 pp text bright and unmarked. Author's presentation and signature on inside cover. Stapled spine faintly sunned, else as new. Poems of a liberated married housewife with kids living in the suburbs of DC. Presented in seven parts, each with 5-13 poems under each heading. Book opens with "Ode to a Dachshund" and ends with "Too Good to be True". View more info

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Giant Poems

By: Wallace, Daisy; Editor

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Holiday House: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42090

ISBN: 0823403262

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright 1st edition exlib hardcover w/rep removed. DJ flaps glued to boards. 16 poems about giants by a variety of authors. 32 pp. View more info

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Huff and Puff's April Showers A Totline Teaching Tale

By: Warren, Jean

Price: $7.00

Publisher: WA, Totline Publications/ Warren Publishing House: 1994

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 31139

ISBN: 0911019782

Condition: As New


2nd printing paperback, 32 pp. Story in Rhyme. Cloud children Huff and Puff grieve over losing the money they had hoped to spend for a Mother's Day present, but their tears water the flowers and help create a special present. Includes crafts and other special activities including some songs. Cute nature/holiday gift book in gift quality condition. View more info

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Huff and Puff's Hat Relay A Totline Teaching Tale

By: Warren, Jean

Price: $7.00

Publisher: WA, Totline Publications/ Warren Publishing House: 1995

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 31140

ISBN: 1570290075

Condition: As New


2nd printing paperback, 32 pp. Story in Rhyme. Cloud children Huff and Puff enjoy watching people chase after their hats on a windy March day. Includes crafts and other special activities related to hats and wind including some songs. Cute nature gift book in gift quality condition View more info

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The Silence Within SIGNED

By: Warrren, Buck

Price: $7.00

Publisher: IL, Gineman: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 38841

Condition: Very Good -


1st edition hardcover in beige paper covered boards with dark red titles. Unclipped dj is soiled on mainly white back cover, has fading & color loss in various places and has a 3" closed tear with a chip at beginning near head of spine. Author's dedication copy signed on foxed fep: 'To Mary & Larry May you walk long in Loves Pain and find happiness" Buck Warren'. No tears or soil in the 48 pp text. A collection of poems which show a deep affection for his wife, the old and the poor, young and crippled. A Book of Love. View more info

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Limericks

By: Wasserman, Irving

Price: $5.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin Co:

Seller Id: 13129

Condition: Good +


Paperback with title page missing, surface worn and soiled covers with 1.5" of clear cello tape at foot of stapled spine, pocket pulled on rear inside cover, 30 pp of text fine. A book of limericks with one per page. Appropriate for elementary age students in grades K-8. James Moffett Senior Editor. Houghton Mifflin Reading Program book #2 and 1-41125.4 at foot of rear cover. View more info

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The Cranky Blue Crab A Tale Told in Verse

By: Watkins, Dawn L.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: SC, Bob Jones University Press: 1990

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller Id: 43324

ISBN: 0890845069

Condition: Very Good +


Glossy 6th printing paperback with light edge wear and few creases on upper corner of frt cov. Tidy gift ded on title page, text is tight and bright. 32 pp. Bored with living by the edge of the sea, Crusty the Crab decides to try living on land. View more info

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Anarcadium Pan

By: Watson, Carl

Price: $7.00

Publisher: IL, The Erie Street Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37298

ISBN: 094258208X

Condition: Very Good


1st edition paperback with moderate wear and curl on corners and a small amount of creases on spine edge. Internal pages are in good condition with no markings but a few dog-eared pages which have been straightened. 119 pages. Modern poetry with a dark bend. View more info

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Catch Me & Kiss Me & Say it Again

By: Watson, Clyde

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Philomel Books: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46279

ISBN: 0399209549

Condition: Near Fine


First Philomel edition. Glossy soft cover with very light color loss to barely brushed tips, one light surface indentation on rear cover has taken no color or paper with it. Looks fine and internally as new, without names, tears or soil. 64 pp. Thirty-two rhymes for the very young including counting rhymes, lullabies, and games. View more info

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Mother Goose Picture Riddles A Book of Rebuses

By: Weil, Lisa

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27511

ISBN: 059032327X

Condition: Good +


1st edition paperback shows moderate rubbing & color loss along spine edge and tips, internally tight and bright. No names or tears, some occasional light finger soil in margins. Cute book of rebus picture rhymes to figure out. View more info

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Mother Goose Picture Riddles A Book of Rebuses

By: Weil, Lisa

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Holiday House: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38910

ISBN: 0823403939

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover exlib in yellow buckram illustrated boards. Tips lightly rubbed (not frayed), light surface soil. Card pocket and rep pulled. 32 page block tight and bright w/some finger soil and micro lower edge tears from page turning. Cute book of rebus rhymes to figure out. View more info

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Guess a Rhyme Poems to Complete! Riddles to Solve!

By: Weinberg, Larry

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 12528

ISBN: 0394850629

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition, 1st printing paperback. Not exlib. Name in space provided, two micro soil spots in the 32 pp text, else as new. A collection of poems with final rhyming words omitted, allowing the reader to guess the correct word to complete each poem. View more info