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Make A Circle Keep Us In Poems For a Good Day

By: Adoff, Arnold

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Delacort Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29096

ISBN: 0440059097

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in illustrated boards showing color loss at bumped spine ends and fairly sharp tips. Fep removed. Not exlib. Former owner's name stamp on inside cover, 30 pp text fine. Landscape format, book is longer than it is tall. 7.25" tall x 8.75" long. A number of soft b/w pencil drawings illustrate the poems that celebrate the joys of the day: Simple pleasures: Morning, Growing up, Peanut Butter, Hard Rain and Thunder but most of all, Family Love from siblings, mom and chubby papa who is a bear who turns back into dad in one of the poems. View more info

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Growing Up

By: Bampton, Brian

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1974

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 14755

ISBN: 0333124243

Condition: Near Fine


Sunned on spine edge, very light wear at tips, 32 pp text tight and bright. Cute paperback book about baby animals. View more info

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Saxophone Boy SIGNED

By: Bell, Bill

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Tundra Books of Northern New York: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 45170

ISBN: 0912766980

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover signed by author, dedicated to Debbie on title page. Burgundy cloth boards with bright gilt title rubbed at tips and marked, 24 pp text fine. The author-illustrator describes his childhood in Philadelphia and tells how he made two of his dreams come true by becoming a professional saxophone player and a painter. View more info

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Cub Scout Family Book

By: Boy Scouts of America

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Boy Scouts of America: 1980

Seller Id: 45846

Condition: Near Fine


Fiftieth Anniversary edition stapled softcover with bright yellow card covers with navy lettering. Booklet has sharp tips and spine ends, negligible surface soil, 32 pp text is crisp and clean. No names, tears or soil inside. A gift quality offering to assist families in enjoying and enriching their lives with each other. Contents include: Part 1: Building a Home and Family, Giving and Receiving Love, Learning, Coping, Holding Fast, Letting Go, Communicating, The Whole Family, Summing Up. Part 2: How You can Use the Cub Scout Program, Fitting the Cub Scout Program In, Using t... View more info

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Ride for the High Points The Real Story of Will James

By: Bramlett, Jim

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Missoula, MT, Mountain Press Publishing Company: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: MK46618

ISBN: 0878422145

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality hardcover black cloth covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends, gold titles on frt board and backstrip in a black background unclipped, original dust wrapper showing light color loss at extremities, micro chips at spine ends, and rear board upper tip, slight r from storage, now in new mylar and displays beautifully. B&w photo illustrated endpapers show a wide-angle shot of a western ranch with cowboys, horses, wagons milling around. the tips of the ranch house roof and a model T parked out front. A well written biography of everybody's favorite cowboy: Will James. View more info

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Ride for the High Points The Real Story of Will James

By: Bramlett, Jim

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Missoula, MT, Mountain Press Publishing Company: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: MK46620

ISBN: 0878422889

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality volume in slick b&w illustrated paper covers showing super light roll at tips with the lightest of color loss from storage, book appears unread. No names, tears or soil in the 242 pp text. A well written biography of everybody's favorite cowboy: Will James. View more info

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Rawhide Range A New Cactus Clancy Western

By: Cody, Stetson

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46410

Condition: Very Good


Quite a rare title, First edition, first printing hardcover in red paper covered boards with black title and wide-brimmed western hat illustration on backstrip. Spine ends and lower tips bumped but not rubbed, upper tips still sharp. Foot of spine is darkened 1/2 from foot due to a matching clip at foot of dj backstrip. Hinge papers fine, occasional light foxing on endpprs. 190 pp text is tight and bright. Unclipped color illustrated dust wrapper has two short chips at head of spine, one irregular triangular chip at foot of frt panel taking half of the ON in Stetson and most of the CO ... View more info

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The Blanket that Had to Go

By: Cooney, Nancy Evans

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 40580

ISBN: 0399207163

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated hardcover w/barely brushed corners and spine ends/ no dj. 28 pp text tight w/one 1/2" closed tear at head of one page, one tiny soil spot found, and some wrinkles from thumbing. Exlib with pocket and all pages present. Sounds worse than it looks. Attached to the blanket she carried everywhere, Susi must decide what to do with it on her first day in kindergarten since her mother insists she shouldn't take it with her. View more info

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The Calico Ball

By: Crary, Margaret

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NJ, Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1961

Seller Id: R46404

Condition: Very Good


Tight and bright hardcover in beige cloth covered boards with black title backstrip, sharp tips and bumped spine ends. Faint soil on light colored cloth, 152 pp text is crisp and clean. Retired library book with rep removed, crossed out school stamp on frt pastedown and head of page block, none others found. Unclipped color illustrated just wrapper shows a 1/4" x 18" chip at foot of frt gutter area, no call tags on book or dj. cream background rear panel has a b/w photo of the author and a short blurb bio. At fourteen, Ginger Bryant has a pony, a gun of her own, and freedom to roam... View more info

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Dora at Follyfoot

By: Dickens, Monica

Price: $3.00

Publisher: London, Pan Books: 1978

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 15980

ISBN: 0330231995

Condition: Near Fine


Revised paperback showing light wear and color loss at tips, 136 p. text tight and bright. By the great granddaughter of Charles Dickens comes this fun series for young horse lovers, a new story based on the Yorkshire Television series. "Don't buy any horses". It was easy for the Captain to lay down rules before he went away to convalesce leaving Dora and Steve in charge. But rules are made to be broken and Dora knew she must buy Amigo, the rangy scarred cream-colored horse, even it it meant borrowing money from Ron Stryker. To pay Ron back, someone from Follyfoot just had to win... View more info

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Jon-Jon and Annette

By: Elzbieta

Price: $7.50

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt & Co.: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44149

ISBN: 0805032991

Condition: Near Fine


VG Illust hardcover with light surface scratch affecting gloss not the image on cover. 2 small former owner stamps on illust endpps that show flowers growing along barbed wire rolls. Text fine, unpg, 34 pp. No dj. Not a former library book. Tips and spine ends sharp. Jon Jon and Annette plan to get married when they grow up, but war comes between them. View more info

Bico A Brazilian Raft Fisherman's Son

By: Forman, Leona Shluger

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co.: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45885

Condition: Very Good


1st edition, 1st printing hardcover in orange cloth boards with sharp tips and bumped spine ends. Unclipped dj in new mylar has a call tag on foot of spine and a wrinkle, rub, 1/2" tear at upper rear dj flap fold, else fine. Tape marks on endpapers, pocket and all pages present. 96 pp text is tight, clean and illustrated with b/w photos by the author and Shepard Foreman. Told in first person from the point of view of a ten-year-old boy growing up in Pontal de Coruripe, a small fishing village in north-east Brazil. Bico lives in an area of extreme poverty but is uplifted by participa... View more info

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Leah's Pony

By: Friedrich, Elizabeth

Price: $5.00

Publisher: PA, Boyds Mills Press: 1996

Seller Id: 42509

ISBN: 1563971895

Condition: Very Good


12th printing illustrated heavy library binding but no stamps, no card pocket, all pages present. 32 p. text has a few now-unfolded tips, else VG. Moving tale of a family struggling through a dry, barren growing season almost loosing the family farm. A young girl sells her pony and raises enough money to buy back her father's tractor, which is up for auction, in this story of a Depression era farm. View more info

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Leah's Pony

By: Friedrich, Elizabeth

Price: $5.00

Publisher: PA, Boyds Mills Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 42510

ISBN: 1563971895

Condition: Very Good


Glossy 1st edition hardcover has rubs at tips, 32 p. text fine. Moving tale of a family struggling through a dry, barren growing season almost loosing the family farm. A young girl sells her pony and raises enough money to buy back her father's tractor, which is up for auction, in this story of a Depression era farm. View more info

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Little Monsters Know-All Nancy

By: Garth, Tony

Price: $9.00

Publisher: UK, Splash! Publishing Ltd: 1997

Seller Id: 45877

ISBN: 1900207664

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing glossy paperback with light creases, one small smiley face stamp on upper tip of title page, one now unfolded page tip, else crisp and unmarked. Know-All Nancy is being a pain in the behind to the guide when her class goes on a trip to a museum. Nancy has a come back for everything he says. She ends up in a dinosaur exhibit while hiding in a trash bin she dubbed a 'time machine'. Nancy is scared of the Dinos and runs to the guide for safety. No more know it all! View more info

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Little Monsters Grown-Up Gabby

By: Garth, Tony

Price: $12.00

Publisher: UK, Splash! Publishing Ltd: 1997

Seller Id: 45875

ISBN: 1900207478

Condition: Near Fine


As new 3rd printing glossy paperback without creases or names. More than suitable for gift giving. Gabby thinks being a child is boring and decides to do things by herself like grown-ups do, brush her own teeth, forgo bedtime stories, not going out to play with friends, until one night her 'mascot' teddy bear goes missing, she decides she loves her bear too much to give him up and will enjoy being a kid a while longer. View more info

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Little Monsters Dangerous Dave

By: Garth, Tony

Price: $12.00

Publisher: UK, Splash! Publishing Ltd: 1997

Seller Id: 45876

ISBN: 1900207273

Condition: Near Fine


3rd printing glossy paperback without creases or names. More than suitable for gift giving. Dave the daring rides his skateboard like a maniac and climbs the highest trees much to the consternation of his family and friends. One day he sees a notice that the circus is coming to town and is need of helpers. Fabulous, thinks Dave, circuses are dangerous places, maybe I can help the lion tamer or do the high wire act? He is hired by the circus and meets the Ringmaster on opening night, in the big top, but Dave doesn't see any high wire or animals. It is a flea circus and all heck breaks loo... View more info

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The Ugly Duckling

By: Hader, Berta and Elmer

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Stanley Rosen Assoc.: 1992

Seller Id: 40417

Condition: Near Fine


Light color loss at tips of illustrated red background boards, illust endpps, internally flawless. Classic story illust by winners of the prestigious Caldecott Award. View more info

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The High Pasture

By: Harnden, Ruth

Price: $12.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41553

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely copy in illust hardcover boards bumped at spine ends, light color loss from rubbing, First printing. Text browned but not brittle, tidy pencil name on fep. 188 pp. Juvenile fiction for older readers revolving around a young boy, a wolf-dog, and growing up on a ranch. View more info

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The Burnt Stick

By: Hill, Anthony

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39951

ISBN: 0395739748

Condition: Fine


As new save for one lightly wrinkled (not torn) page. Unclipped dj looks fab. Growing up in a missionary home run by white men, John Jagamarra, who is part aborinine and part white, misses the mother from whom he's been separated and the culture of his own people. View more info