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Mr. Twitmeyer and the Poodle

By: Adelson, Leone and Moore, Lilian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, A Yearling Book: 1979

Edition: First Yearling Printing

Seller Id: 37941

ISBN: 0440472989

Condition: Very Good


Very good, 1st Yearling printing soft cover, no dj. A nice pictorial paperback has light discoloration along edge and a bit of shelf wear along bottom edge otherwise shows well. 79 pp of tight text with no tears or writing. The wonderful story of how Mr. Twitmeyer, the former dog catcher finds Noodle the Poodle a loving home. View more info

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Little Woman

By: Alcott, Louisa M.; Retold By Jane Carruth

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Exeter Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40693

ISBN: 0671072013

Condition: Fine


1st edition glossy hardback. A clean, crisp, unmarked, tight copy without names, tears or soil. An Award Adventure Classics published by Award Publications, 1984. Nice retelling of a popular classic in picture book format for young children. Illustrated by Gordon King in full color. View more info

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Mr. Teddy's Journey SIGNED

By: Allen, Timothy

Price: $50.00

Publisher: AL, Ashley & Taylor Publishing: 2005

Edition: Possible First

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator(s)

Seller Id: 37927

ISBN: 0974546976

Condition: Near Fine


Adorable pictorial paperback has a light crease along gutter and a small diagonal crease along upper tip otherwise shows beautifully. 103 pages of tight & bright text with no tears, writing, soil or blemishes. Mr. Teddy's Journey follows a very special teddy bear who enters into the lives of four special children and one lonely teacher and offers a heart filled with love and a pair of fuzzy ears that strain at all times to listen to what might seem to others to be even the most inconsequential thoughts. View more info

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Andersen's Fairy Tales

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Hurst & Co:

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 41895

Condition: Fair


Fair copy in faded red embossed boards with dull gilt spine title. All edges rubbed to boards, hinge papers cracked, page block solid, no loose leaves. Personal library bookplate on fep. No Hurst date but on verso title page is copyright 1864 by R. Worthington. 351 pp with b/w illustrations throughout. Rare edition in shaky condition. View more info

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The Nightingale

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Zwerger, Lisbeth; Translated from the Danish By Anthea Bell

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, North-South Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33502

ISBN: 0735811180

Condition: Near Fine


Not exlib. DJ flaps affixed to boards, tips sharp, lovely glossy hardcover in matching dj. Gift dedication on fep, small area of color loss from erasure on upper right hand corner of green fep. Pages tight, bright and unmarked. 32 pp. Though the emperor banishes the nightingale in preference for a jeweled mechanical imitation, the little bird remains faithful and returns years later when the emperor is near death and no one else can help him. View more info

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A Birthday Book

By: Anglund, Joan Walsh

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CA, Determined Productions, Inc: 1975

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 38419

ISBN: 0915696010

Condition: Good +


Dark green pictorial hardcover is faded along edges, tips are bumped with lower front tip showing boards and spine is discolored. Previous owner name is on FEP and designation page. Unpaginated text is tight with no tears or writing. A day by day calendar with wonderful quotes to carry your child through the entire year. View more info

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David and the Mittens Kitten Stories SIGNED

By: Armstrong, Kate

Price: $35.00

Publisher: VA, Wedgewood Publishing Company: 1981

Edition: Possible First

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 38073

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue hardcover with yellow/gold writing has negligible wear. Presented 'To Granny With Love Kate Armstrong' on FEB. 91 pages of crisp & tight text with no tears or blemishes. A wonderful collection of stories for children. Kate Armstrong was 87 when this children's book was published. At the age of 46, she left the big city environment to fulfill a dream of being a cattle farmer in Virginia. View more info

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The Echo-Maid and Other Stories

By: Aspinwall, Alicia

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc.: 1897

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44382

Condition: Very Good +


First Edition children's story book consisting of four British folk tales re-told by Alicia Aspinwall. Frontispiece , title page and 7 full page b/w illustrations by F.C. Gordon. Book: Not exlib. Green cloth hardcover with images of a singing or calling young woman. Stories include: The Echo-Maid/ In the Land of the Wee-Uns/ The Big Light on Burning Mountain/ A Leap-Year Boy. View more info

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Stocky Boy of West Texas

By: Baker, Elizabeth W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The John C. Winston Co./ The Junior Literary Guild: 1945

Seller Id: 43776

Condition: Very Good


Lovely rust leatherette hardcover, no dj. 188 pp. Illust endpps. Bit of soil on page block, text crisp and clean. View more info

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Quarter-Back Bates

By: Barbour, Ralph Henry

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap:

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 18722

Condition: Fair


Orange cloth with black lettering and illustration of two footballs and old fashioned megaphone on frt board. Tips bumped and rubbed with spine ends frayed. Boards soiled with few indentaions along outer edges, front hinge cracked, text shaken but all pages holding fine. No date found, circa 1940. 294 pp with additional sports titles offered on several pages in rear. Vintage juvenile - teenage football fiction and despite it's flaws, is a charming item for decorating or reading. View more info

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Homesteaders' Horses

By: Barnett, Grace & Olive

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Oxford University Press: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44698

Condition: Near Fine


First US edition in orange cloth boards with sharp tips and bumped foot of spine Black spine title quite legible. Blk silhouette on cover of two children riding double on one horse. Not exlib. Colorful unclipped dust wrapper is a professional reproduction that shows small chip at upper tips but displays well with wrap around art. New mylar dust wrapper sleeve has been placed. 141 pp text crisp and unmarked. Very uncommon tale of two early settler's children and their adventures, one of which is capturing two horses that took off the day they stopped to stake their claim. View more info

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Sparkle and Me and The Case of the Missing Flip-Flops

By: Best, Soleil and Steve

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Bahamas, Poochi Productions, Ltd.: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38197

Condition: Fine


Colorful pictorial paperback has negligible wear. 22 tight pages with crisp text & no tears. A wonderful mystery in which Soleil and Sparkle, two curious Jack Russells, try to solve the disappearance of the Italian flip-flop. View more info

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The Little Snowman

By: Black Sheila

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MO, Ariel Books: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43819

ISBN: 0836242262

Condition: Very Good


Very light edge wear, 30 pp text tight and bright. I n this beautifully illustrated story, Billy and his sister, Amanda, create a very special snowman and some very special memories. The snowman comes alive and whisks the children off to Snowland. The day after they return home, however, the sun melts all the snow. But Grandfather cheers the distraught children with a snowdome containing their special snowman-- which is NOT included with this delightfully illustrated book. View more info

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Zagazoo

By: Blake, Quentin

Price: $48.00

Publisher: NY, Orchard Books: 1999

Edition: First US Edition

Seller Id: 32728

ISBN: 0531301788

Condition: Fine


Rare, collectible 1st edition Quentin Blake book. Fine book in near fine dj showing two tiny closed tears at head of front panel. Indistinguishable in new mylar. White background book and matching dj crisp and clean. No names, tears or soil in text. HUGE book, too large for flat rate envelope. The postman brings George and Bella a delightful pink creature, who suddenly turns into a vulture, a warhog, a dragon, a hairy monster and other annoying creatures, until it finally turns into a polite young man, who then has a problem of his own on his hands with his adoptive parents. View more info

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The Monkey with a Notion

By: Blough, Glenn O.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt and Company (and) The Junior Literary Guild: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46718

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover (no dj) in rust cloth covered boards with brown title spine and illustration of a woman in a dress and white apron, holding a bird cage before a young boy while a little monkey sits behind her watching. Tips and spine ends bumped. Not exlib. Light soil on fore-edge of fep, occasional fingerprint in margins, nothing obscured. View more info

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Twinkle-Dust A Dazzling Adventure SIGNED

By: Bowman, Alice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Big Foot Publishing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 45462

ISBN: 0964587033

Condition: Near Fine


Signed/Dated by author on title page. Lovely condition with very light color loss along stapled spine, 32 pp text fine. God tells Twinkle-Dust that he needs a dazzling, blinding light. Next, God says he has to take dancing lessons. Before long with the help of a star ballerina named Stariel, Twinkle-Dust and his friends master one routine after another. Finally a dance recital is held in the Olympus Coliseum. View more info

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Twinkle-Dust SIGNED

By: Bowman, Alice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Big Foot Publishing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 34774

ISBN: 0964587041

Condition: Very Good


Signed/Dated by author on title page with dedication to Robert and Whitney. First edition, second printing so stated. Lovely condition with a smidge of discoloration at upper edge of white background rear cover and negligible wear at tips from storage. No color loss along stapled spine, 32 pp text fine. Includes music and lyrics to a Twinkle-Dust song on the inside frt cover. The story opens at the Galaxy Hospital where Twinkle-Dust is born. As he continues to grow his unusual size and his brightness creates problems for Twinkle-Dust. Often he questions why he was created 'special.' Finall... View more info

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Monday's Child

By: Bragg, Michael; for Cyan Alice Saskia

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd.: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39795

ISBN: 0575040971

Condition: Very Good


Very good glossy illustrated hardcover with light color loss at tips, internally flawless. The illustrated rhyme for children. 32 pp. View more info

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The Two Worlds of Noriko

By: Breck, Vivian

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 10677

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to tips of 1st edition hardcover book, bumped spine ends, light age toning in gutters. 190 pp. Everyone was excited about Noriko Yamata's three-month trip to Japan - everyone but Noriko. She was convinced that the trip would mean losing Ken Mogi - that he'd take a job in some far off city and forget her. But she really couldn't refuse her parents' generous graduation gift or defy her father. For even though she was twenty-one and had been born and brought up in America, he expected strict obedience from her, in accordance with Japanese traditions. View more info

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Paddy Gets Into Mischief

By: Brett, Molly

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, The Medici Society Ltd.: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45268

ISBN: 0855030089

Condition: Very Good


1st edition paperback with a tiny mark at head of cover, 24 pp text crisp and unmarked. View more info