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The Children's Village The Village of Peace

By: Buchanan, Mary; Foreword by Walter Robert Corti, Intro by H. J. Alexander

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1959

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller Id: 46086

Condition: Very Good


Fourth edition hardcover in medium blue paper covered boards with gilt title spine. One small soil dot to each board, spine ends bumped, tips remain sharp. Very light sunning at upper edges of boards. Unclipped, Priced 8/6 net dj shows tiny bits of loss at tips, and a smidge of color loss along dj backstrip. Front end paper has small rectangle clipped out of upper corner, bit of foxing on endpprs, else crisp and clean. 40 pp of text followed by 32 pp of b/w photographs. The village was created as a place for children in war-torn countries to come and live to help them put the war, their l... View more info

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Designed to Delight Activities to Enhance Children's Enjoyment of Books Preschool - Grade 3. Fearon Teacher Aids

By: Bullock, Doris

Price: $7.00

Publisher: CA, Fearon Teacher Aids: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: WB41732

ISBN: 0822422557

Condition: Fine


Tight bright 1st edition paperback internally crisp and unmarked. 60 pp. View more info

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Peter Rabbit Proves A Friend PB. No. 3700E

By: Burgess, Thornton W.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The Platt & Munk Co. Inc: 1940

Edition: Probable First

Seller Id: 44768

Condition: Very Good


Nice paperback with clear tape along stapled spine edge and a small piece in the spine margin of one pp. 12 pp including covers. Not ex-lib. White background rear cover with a poem about Mr. Toad shows surface soil. Nice 1940 paperback that displays well with adorable Cady color illustrations throughout. View more info

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Tales from the Beechy Woods (Fluff's Birthday)

By: Burke, Molly

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Canada, Hayes Publishing Ltd: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34807

ISBN: 0886250447

Condition: Near Fine


Beautiful color illustrated hardcover with rub at head of spine and upper tips but still displays well. 30 pp text as new, crisp and unmarked. More than suitable for gift-giving. From the Canadian Materials for Young People: "Tales from the Beechy Woods might well be described as one of those books that some adults perceive as being the perfect children's story. Intended by the author to introduce children to woodland animals, it in fact presents a few inaccuracies about forest life. Do pigeons roost in pine trees? Does hay grow in the forest? According to this book, yes, but perhaps onl... View more info

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Tales from the Beechy Woods (Fluff's Birthday)

By: Burke, Molly

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Canada, Hayes Publishing Ltd: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34779

ISBN: 0886250447

Condition: Near Fine


Beautiful color illustrated paperback covers with negligible rubs at tips from storage. 30 pp text as new, crisp and unmarked. More than suitable for gift-giving. From the Canadian Materials for Young People: "Tales from the Beechy Woods might well be described as one of those books that some adults perceive as being the perfect children's story. Intended by the author to introduce children to woodland animals, it in fact presents a few inaccuracies about forest life. Do pigeons roost in pine trees? Does hay grow in the forest? According to this book, yes, but perhaps only because "h... View more info

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Children of the Southern Cross

By: Burks, Arthur J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Maryknoll Publications: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30039

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover with bumped spine ends, internally crisp and unmarked. Unclipped DJ worn at tips with soil mark on front panel, one inch closed tear and 1/4 in chip at foot of rear panel, displays well in new mylar. Not exlib. 132 pages. Book on the Mundurucu Indians in the jungles of Brazil. 13 tales in this volume w/ very nice illustrations. View more info

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Christmas A to Z

By: Burrow, Barbara

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Hallmark Cards, Inc.:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 38676

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated embossed paper covers; faint soiling and creasing on covers mostly along spine; otherwise negligible wear. Unpaginated. Clean and bright text. Precious illustrations enhance this sweet, poetic style book about the joys of Christmas from A to Z. View more info

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10 Great Jewish Children's Stories

By: Burstein, Chaya

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NJ, Pitspopany Press: 1994

Seller Id: 38814

ISBN: 9654830051

Condition: Near Fine


White glossy pictorial hardcover with negligible wear. 48 pp text is crisp & clear with no tears, writing, soil or blemishes. Oversized, too large for flat rate envelope. A wonderful look & learn book containing 10 Jewish children's stories which originally came with a magnifying glass which is not present. View more info

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The Exciting Adventures of Waldo

By: Burton, Earl and Linette

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Whittlesey House: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32385

Condition: Near Fine


Grey/blue cloth boards with red duck frolicking on frt cover amonst fishes and seahorses. Tips bumped and lightly rubbed, internally as new save for stamp on fep" Free Book Traveler Restaurant Union, CT". Charming children's story of a wooden decoy duck who makes friends with a human boy. View more info

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Christmas Comes to Mrs Mouse

By: Burton, Peggy

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, The Medici Society: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 25330

ISBN: 0855030836

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback with very lightly brushed tips of uncreased card covers, colorful 24 pp text as new. View more info

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Women on the Edge 1

By: Burundarena, Maitena

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Riverhead Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29790

ISBN: 159448080X

Condition: Near Fine


Fine 1st edition paperback suitable for gift giving. No marks inside or out. 79 pp. A collection of cartoons from Argentina depicts the changing lives of women at home, at work, with their partners and their children. View more info

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Finn MacCoul and His Fearless Wife A Giant of a Tale from Ireland

By: Byrd, Robert

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Hodder Children's Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40871

ISBN: 0750029072

Condition: Fine


Tight bright 1st edition paperback with glossy uncreased card covers, internally crisp and unmarked. The story of Finn MacCoul, the most famous of the Irish Giants, and his wife, Oonagh, who lived in peace until challenged by the giant, Cucullin. The book contains a two page afterword explaining a bit about Celtic and Irish culture and legends, and another page giving the pronunciation of Gaelic names. View more info

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Animal Antics

By: Caiden, E.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: England, Litor Publishers Ltd:

Seller Id: 36596

Condition: Very Good +


Lovely glossy illustrated hardcover with bright image of young boy and girl on a lake in a canoe with a white swan swimming by. Tips and spine ends lightly rubbed, internally VG with one page loose and laid in, tidy name on illust frt pastedn. View more info

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Horseback Riding In Action

By: Calder, Kate

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Crabtree Publishing: 2001

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 30663

ISBN: 0778701670

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright first edition exlib with all pages present, no pocket or evidence of ever having had one. Marker crossed out lib stamps on rear cover. Well illustrated in color. 32 pp This work is intended for ages 6-9. The competitive world of horseback riding starts with caring for horses. Children will learn about the daily care of horses and the basics of horseback riding including equipment, mounting and dismounting, turning, stopping, trotting, and cantering. The other topics cover: practicing; preparing for competitions; competing in events such as show jumping and, equitation or form and... View more info

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The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet

By: Cameron, Eleanor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic: 1966

Seller Id: 46923

Condition: Good


9th printing paperback without names or soil. Some kid put a number of tears in the frt & rear covers. Rear cover now has clear tape over it. The book is all there and makes a perfectly solid reading copy and has the great early illustration, not the newer comic style looking one. Chuck and David gasped. There, in the telescope, a tiny greenish dot appeared, shining through the vast black of outer space. The mysterious little man spoke: "I should like you two boys to set off this very night for the Mushroom Planet!" "Tonight?" repeated Chuck faintly, "But how..."... View more info

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Stowaway to the Mushroom Planet

By: Cameron, Eleanor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1956

Seller Id: 46924

Condition: Fair


This is the (undated) First Scholastic Book Services printing. Originally published in 1956. This book has the original illustrated green background drawing of the three little green men in pink togas standing around and behind mushrooms that are taller than they are. Book has one crossed out name on inside cover and a colored over moisture mark at upper tip of first three pages. The 187 page text appears unread, crisp and tight. Former owner had fun throwing something at both covers making dents on frt and tears on rear cover only, which now is covered in clear cello tape. Makes a perfect... View more info

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Stowaway to the Mushroom Planet

By: Cameron, Eleanor

Price: $100.00

Publisher: MA, Little, Brown & Co.: 1956

Seller Id: 47056

Condition: Very Good


Third printing, very good looking former library copy in illustrated buckram covered boards with a light mint green background. Library stamps and card pocket on end papers, all pages present. 226 pages are lightly age-toned but not brittle, no marks or tears. On their second flight to the planet of Basidium, two boys find that they have a would-be scientist as a stowaway. Please see photo or ask for one. View more info

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Stowaway to the Mushroom Planet

By: Cameron, Eleanor

Price: $85.00

Publisher: MA, Little, Brown & Co.: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 47057

Condition: Very Good


First edition very good looking former library copy in illustrated buckram covered boards with a teal background. Former names, library stamps and card pocket on end papers, all pages present. 226 pages are lightly age-toned but not brittle. Spine cracked at half title page, all leaves are tight and going nowhere. Occasional light finger smudge in text and some light soil on endpapers. On their second flight to the planet of Basidium, two boys find that they have a would-be scientist as a stowaway. Please see photo or ask for one. View more info

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The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet

By: Cameron, Eleanor

Price: $125.00

Publisher: MA, Little, Brown and Company An Atlantic Monthly Press Book: 1954

Seller Id: 47055

Condition: Very Good


11th printing hardcover in green cloth covered boards with red titles and mushroom illustration on frt board. Spine ends bumped, tips fairly sharp but brushed. No names or tears, is not exlibrary and is clean save for a crossed out name on fep. Unclipped color illustrated dust jacket is a professional reproduction that has chips at spine ends taking part of the word The in the title and Little Brown at the foot of dj spine, as well as a triangular chip in the head of the front panel that took the top half of the letter F in Flight. It shows two boys following a green alien looking man throu... View more info

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A Highland Childhood SIGNED

By: Campbell, Aileen

Price: $45.00

Publisher: VA, Knockfarrel Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 38594

ISBN: 0972961828

Condition: As New


Fine 1st edition, twice signed by Author: Presentation copy with author's signature and dedication on title page: "To Meg, My dear friend. Blessings, Aileen Campbell 10.7.05". As new inside and out in bright plaid paper covers with lovely and soft watercolor art on cover and throughout. 63 pp crisp, bright & unmarked. A delightful collection of stories and original artwork by Aileen Campbell, taking you on a journey of her childhood adventures in the Scottish Highlands. View more info