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Nobody Asked Me if I Wanted a Baby Sister

By: Alexander, Martha

Price: $17.00

Publisher: The Dial Press: 1977

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 24011

ISBN: 0803764103

Condition: Near Fine


Tight book w/one school stamp on inside cover, no marks on outside of book or on interior pages. No card pocket or evidence of ever having had one. All 28 pp pages present, crisp, tight and more than presentable. A darling little book about a little boy who is concerned about the pending addition to the family. View more info

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Down the Aisle SIGNED

By: Benton, Hope

Price: $75.00

Publisher: OH, Open Minds, Inc: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 37706

ISBN: 188892702X

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover signed by author on title page "Hope Benton" not to anybody in particular, a perfect, very rare & collectible book for gift giving. Lightly bumped spine ends of book and dj, hardcover boards, 110 pp text mint. "A fictional story based on the real life experiences of the main character, Kathryn. It is an exciting story about Kathryn & her younger sister, Sarah. Coincidentally, both girls are asked to be junior bridesmaids in two different weddings! Kathryn's unique experiences as a junior bridesmaid, from wedding showers to her first dance at the wedding recept... View more info

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The Twins of Emu Plains

By: Bruce, Mary Grant

Price: $35.00

Publisher: England, Ward Lock & Co.: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46822

Condition: Very Good


Collectible, gift quality, 1st edition hardcover in rust cloth covered boards with black title spine. Spine ends are barely bumped, tips still sharp, 256 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Not exlib. Price-clipped, full color illustrated dj in new mylar bumped at spine ends just like the book, tips sharp. DJ shows a girl in a red shirt and buff breeches on a dark bay or black horse looking over her shoulder at another girl, (most likely, her twin sister) galloping towards her on a brown & white pinto (shown on the backstrip of the dj, it has 2/3 wrap around art. Early chapter book, #246 impri... View more info

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Mattie

By: Chall, Marsha Wilson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 13794

ISBN: 0688097308

Condition: Fine


Negligible bumps to spine ends, else as new. 1st edition hardcover in unclipped dj. Not exlib. 46 pp. Funny story of Mattie, a young girl who's adventures include selling her little brother, finding the perfect Valentine's Day gift for an obnoxious classmate and cutting her brother's hair. View more info

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The Army of Two

By: Curren, Polly

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38826

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition illustrated paperback has negligible wear but does have previous owner name on lower edge. Unpaginated text is crisp with no tears but does have owner name on inside cover. An imaginative story of two sisters who managed to frightened a British war ship away from their little harbor town off the coast of MA. View more info

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The Terrible Troll - Bird

By: d'Aulaire, Ingri & Edgar Parin

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45717

ISBN: 038503475X

Condition: Very Good


Stated First Edition, oversized hardcover measures 12.5" x 9" in colorful yellow background boards. No names, no tears, not exlib. Tips bumped and rubbed but only three tips have the board peeking through the outer paper covering, 46 pp text has a touch of light finger soil and is a tad creased from thumbing. The dynamic married duo are back with another Norwegian folk tale for the young ones. A menacing giant rooster shows up at the home of Ola, his three sisters and their parents in the woods of Norway. What ensues will have everyone rooting for joy at the outcome of this Nordic... View more info

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No Talk! No Baby! SIGNED

By: Dana, Martha

Price: $27.00

Publisher: NH, J. N. Townsend Publishing: 2001

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 37031

ISBN: 1880158310

Condition: Very Good +


1st printing author's presentation copy paperback. Signed on fep: "5/01 To Ryan Thank You Martha Dana". Equally sunned along both spine and fore-edge, some surface wear from storage, rubbed lower tip of frt cover, 40 pp text tight and bright. Ricky Rhinoceros is afraid his mother will no longer love him or have time for him once she has a new baby. View more info

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My Naughty Little Sister's Friends

By: Edwards, Dorothy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Magnet/Methuen: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 45867

ISBN: 0416220207

Condition: Very Good


Reprint paperback with barely brushed lower tips, couple of insignificant 'dents' on glossy illustrated covers from storage. 94 pp text crisp, unmarked and age toned. Not exlib, no names. Gift quality offering. My naughty little sister is the naughtiest little girl in the world. She is guaranteed to cause mischief wherever she goes! Meet my naughty little sister's friends! There's the milkman, Mr and Mrs Cocoa Jones next door and, of course Bad Harry View more info

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Reuben and the Fire

By: Good, Merle

Price: $12.00

Publisher: PA, Good Book Inc: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38548

ISBN: 1561480916

Condition: Fine


Fine copy in like dj, internally crisp and unmarked. Not exlib. 1st edition. Reuben, an Amish boy with five sisters, witnesses the burning of a neighbor's barn and experiences the excitement of the barnraising that follows. View more info

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A Day with Alice and Sam A Kingfisher Ready-to-Read Ten Stories and a Picture Dictionary

By: Grindley, Sally

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Kingfisher Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42025

ISBN: 1856979121

Condition: Near Fine


First US edition hardcover. Not exlib. Lightly bumped tips, 62 pp text fine. Simple stories follow the activities of Alice, her younger brother Sam, their parents and their pets through a busy day. Includes a seventy-five word picture dictionary. View more info

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My Sisters Love My Clothes

By: Hanrahan, Brendan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Perry Heights Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29983

ISBN: 0963018108

Condition: Very Good +


Tight bright 1st edition hardcover with very light wear at tips. NOT exlib, text shows one light fingerprint on blank fep, else clean. Louie's five sisters are always borrowing his coolest of clothes but one day, while searching for something to wear, Louie realizes that his sisters are more important that cool clothes. View more info

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Little Engine Number 18 (A Mostly True Story)

By: Harris, Nancy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: CO, Mountain Automation Corp: 1992

Seller Id: 46020

ISBN: 0936206365

Condition: Near Fine


First printing paperback with light color loss along stapled spine, negligible surface wear on covers and tips fairly sharp, 14 pp text tight and bright. Tidy gift dedication on inside cover. Landscape format book measures approx 5 1/4" tall x 8 1/5" wide. Cute tale of a number of steam trains (all sisters) who used to work hard every day pulling iron ore twenty miles to the docks on the Great Lake. One day the railroad began to use Diesel Engines so the little steamers were left on a sidetrack where they began to rust away. They sat there for 29 years until one day a group of men... View more info

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Katie Morag and the Tiresome Ted

By: Hedderwick, Mairi

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Little Brown and Company: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 9017

ISBN: 0316354015

Condition: Good +


First edition exlib hardcover with all pages and pocket present. Call tags on spine and stickers on rear board. Light soil on white boards, text tight and bright. 32 pp. Katie's bad mood at the birth of a baby sister culminates in her throwing her teddy bear into the sea; fortunately he comes back, and in restoring him she becomes her old self. 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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We Lead A Double Life

By: Hoffman, Ruth and Helen

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, J.B. Lippincott: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 2819

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover in cloth covered boards with negligible surface soil and lightly worn paper spine label. 264 p. uncirculated library book with two stamps on feps, pocket and all pages present. The pleasures of twinship are described in this double autobiography by the talented, lovely and adventurous identical twins - the Hoffman sisters. Early in life they worked out a set of personal goals for themselves and they tell the irrepressible, play-by-play success story of how they went about attaining those goals - a unique adventure that begins in St. Paul, Minnesota, and leads to far and... View more info

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Horse Show Hurdles

By: Houston, Joan; Paul Brown Illustrations

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Y. Crowell Co.: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45592

Condition: Good


First edition, so stated, in soiled green cloth boards with black title spine. 243 p text fine. Not exlib, no jacket. "Here is the noisy excitement and the glamor of the horse show, realistically illustrated by Paul Brown." Irish Terrier "Riot" plays a small part. Story of summers in Vermont for a pair of New York sisters and their adventures. View more info

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Giving

By: Hughes, Shirley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MA, Candlewick Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42815

ISBN: 1564021297

Condition: Very Good


Illust 1st edition hardcover in matching unclipped dj w/flaps taped to pastedns, bumped tips and spine ends. Exlib with pocket and all pages present. 24 pp with occasional finger soil, one closed taped tear on foot of rep. A little girl and her baby brother experience the various aspects of giving, finding that it is nice whether you are giving a present, a smile or a kiss. View more info

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Flame on the Frontier Short Stories of Pioneer Women

By: Johnson, Dorothy M.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1967

Seller Id: R46403

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality hardcover in red cloth covered boards with black & yellow title on backstrip. Spine ends bumped, tips still sharp showing faint color loss only. Not exlib. Light ghosting from erased name on fep, rest of the 141 page block is tight, crisp and unmarked and the hinge papers are fine. Unclipped illustrated dust wrapper has a half inch x 1 inch chip at head of frt gutter, and a micro chip at foot of same. Dj is primarily a cream background item with a native american riding a horse away from a house or barn that is on fire, large red flames on frt panel, rear dj panel offers com... View more info

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Zelda and Ivy

By: Kvasnosky, Laura McGee

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Walker Books: 1998

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 10312

ISBN: 074455621X

Condition: Near Fine


Barely brushed foot of spine showing a micro-dot of color loss, all tips sharp, internally flawless. 42 pp. Gift quality. Two red fox sisters share two adventures together, one with a swing competition and one dealing with a coveted baton. View more info

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The White Winter A Story of Scarlet Hill

By: Meigs, Elizabeth Bleecker

Price: $28.00

Publisher: IN, The Bobbs-Merrill Co., Inc.: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46897

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality 1st edition hardcover in pine green cloth covered boards with cooper colored titles on frt board and backstrip. Spine ends bumped, tips still sharp. 209 pp text is clean, tight and unmarked. Not exlib, No names, writing, tears, soil, etc. Unclipped dust wrapper is a professional reproduction, illustrated in hues of olive, orange, cream and white and shows a girl catching her horse in a snowy paddock with sugar and halter in hand. Rubbing and color loss at extremities, small 1/2" x 1/2" chip at head of frt panel. Displays well in new mylar. The sequel to Scarlet Hill... View more info