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Image for Smile If You Meet A Crocodile  A Mulberry Adventure Puppet Book

Smile If You Meet A Crocodile A Mulberry Adventure Puppet Book

By: Abisch, Roz; Kaplan, Boche

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, The Mulberry Press, Inc:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40599

ISBN: 088302053X

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover with rubbed tips and chip at head of spine (rear). No date of publication listed, circa 1970's. 10 pp story in rhyme, simple prose for children with color photos of dressed dolls and jungle animals. View more info

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Each Peach Pear Plum An "I Spy" Story

By: Ahlberg, Janet and Allan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 45792

ISBN: 0590410814

Condition: Very Good


Reprint paperback is square with sharp tips and few light creases along stapled spine and a small indentation at foot of rear cover. No names, tears or soil in the 32 pp text. Not exlib. In this book With your little eye Take a look And play "I Spy 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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The Hunting of The Snark & Other Lewis Carroll Verses

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $37.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 3222

Condition: Near Fine


Charming 63 pp, 1939 hardcover w/illustrated black background end papers by Malcolm Easton. Corners and spine ends lightly bumped. Text tight and bright without former owners marks. Unclipped DJ in mylar has chips at darkened spine ends and corners and shows deterioration on spine edge but title remains legible there. The dj cover front and rear panels are complete, with the front being lightly foxed, and dj matches cover art on the book with lots of weird chameleons on frt and rear panels. Endpapers and edge of page block foxed. Text of this volume also includes all the original verse fr... View more info

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Mummy Took Cooking Lessons and Other Poems

By: Ciardi, John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin Co: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 11845

ISBN: 0395533511

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition, 1st printing hardcover in yellow cloth boards has sharp tips and barely bumped spine ends. 52 pp text is flawless. No names, tears or soil. Not exlib. Unclipped dj is a bit tatty at edges, now in new mylar and displays very well. Merle Nacht's humorous and sophisticated illustrations complement perfectly this wonderful group of new poems. The masterful Ciardi can make you feel the cold weight of a lemonade pitcher in your lap in "Lemonade for Sale" of the sadness of the passage of time in "The Milkman Comes at Four in the Morning View more info

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Good Company

By: Clark, Leonard

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Dennis Dobson: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 14959

ISBN: 0234770848

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover with both endpps removed, 72 pp text tight and bright with three small marker marks which don't affect the read. Exlib unclipped dj without call tags on spine, Lightly rubbed tips. Adorable nature poetry. View more info

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Anna Banana 101 Jump-Rope Rhymes

By: Cole, Joanna

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic: 1991

Edition: 17th Printing

Seller Id: 46277

ISBN: 0590448463

Condition: Good


Glossy 17th printing paperback with edges moderately rubbed and tips creased with curl. 64 pp text is tight and bright. Tidy previous owners name at head of half title page. Jump rope, jump rope, Will I miss ? Jump rope, jump rope, Just watch this ! View more info

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Beastly Boys and Ghastly Girls

By: Cole, William

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, Mammoth: 1990

Seller Id: 36613

ISBN: 0749702753

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing paperback with very light surface wear from storage, tiny abrasion at foot of spine, few small creases at fore-edge tip of frt cover. 128 pp text tight and bright, no names, tears or soil. Illustrated paperback loaded with hilarious line drawings and side-splitting poems about really badly-behaving boys and girls. View more info

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Chants for Children A Collection of Rhymes and Ditties

By: Colgin, Mary Lou, Compiler; Moceyunas, Sheila, Designer

Price: $7.00

Publisher: MD, Gryphon House: 1982

Seller Id: 34728

ISBN: 0960458212

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing spiral bound glossy red card cover paperback with white titles. Very light curl at tips. 76 pp text as new. Illustrated throughout with black & white art reproductions. Covers clean, minor edge wear. No sheet music for Chants, - words only. Poems with Creatures, Numbers and ABC's, Food, Nursery Rhymes, People Plus, Holidays and Seasons, Response Chants. Also includes: Index of First Lines and Bibliography plus several pages for notes. Gift quality offering. View more info

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Welcome Baby

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $17.00

Publisher: WI, Ideals: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 37248

Condition: Very Good


1st edition paperback in glossy covers. 24 pp text tight and bright with trace of soil on some pages. Negligible wear on tips of illustrated covers. Book published by Ideals. Touch of rust on spine staples not noticeable from the outside. Rare gift book to give to the parents of a newborn. No name in space provided. An assortment of uplifting, sometimes spiritual poems by different authors. Each poem and frt cover has vignette illustrations by Elsie Carroll, along with color illustrations placed here and there by Ideals. View more info

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Animal Poems for Children

By: Conyers, DeWitt

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Merrigold Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46274

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality 1st edition paperback with a light bump to upper tip of covers & pages. 22 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Cats, Dogs, Birds, Farm Animals... they are all here served up with sweet prose and rhymes. No ISBN found in book. View more info

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Give Me Poetry A Collection of Poems, Odes and Songs Written By Patrick Henry's Children

By: Couvillon, Mark: Compiled and Transcribed

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Privately Published: 1999

Seller Id: 21994

Condition: Very Good +


Solid 60 pp stapled paperback with some coffee spill marks on back cover. The font chosen for text is not cursive but a bit fancier than regular "ariel" or the like. Among the Henry family Papers preserved within the archives of the Virginia State Library is a collection of poems written by Patrick Henry's children. These works are beautiful examples of youthful hope and optimism penned at a time when our country was as young as the authors themselves. Filled with flowery descriptions of nature and love, the verse composed by Henry's children reflects the more formal style of the p... View more info

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Marguerite de Angeli's Book Of Nursery And Mother Goose Rhymes

By: de Angeli, Marguerite

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Doublday & Co.: 1954

Seller Id: 34788

ISBN: 038506246X

Condition: Very Good


Beautiful color illustrated boards with wrap-around art. Tips sharp with color loss, spine ends bumped and brushed with a quarter inch closed tear at head of spine. 192 pp text has clear cello tape rems, a small sticker pull and a couple of light surface scratches on plain white inside cover from formerly placed bookplate. No dj, Not exlib. 376 rhymes with more than 200 color & BW illustrations. Published 1954 by Doubleday, this is the 17th printing. View more info

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Listen and Play Rhymes One

By: Edwards, Dorothy

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, Methuen Children's Books Ltd: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16412

ISBN: 0416203809

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover with crisp tight text that shows two faint soil marks on last page, boards mint although somewhat yellowed if they started out as white. Gift quality landscape format book filled with adorable art and 12 interesting poems for little ones. View more info

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Mother Goose

By: Fujikawa, Gyo

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 41864

ISBN: 0448018101

Condition: Very Good


This book came in two page counts. This is the smaller format with 77 pages. A reprint hardcover with bumped spine ends, tips lightly rubbed, no ownership names in spaces provided. Really pretty full color endpapers. View more info

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Mother Goose

By: Fujikawa, Gyo

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 27971

ISBN: 0448018101

Condition: Very Good


This book came in two page counts. This is the larger deluxe format with 125 pages. A reprint hardcover with bumped spine ends, tips lightly rubbed, one crack through frt gutter, gift dedication on fep, no ownership names in spaces provided. View more info

Image for Marl Amulet 2003 Volume 6, Number One 2002-2003

Marl Amulet 2003 Volume 6, Number One 2002-2003

By: Gendreau, Rachel; Gopalan, Menaka Editors

Price: $10.00

Publisher: VA, Students of Wakefield School: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 22927

ISBN: 0764150685

Condition: Fine


As new, 1st edition 48 page paperback book of illustrated poems written by children of The Wakefield School, The Plains, VA. View more info

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Nursery Rhyme Classics

By: Greenaway, Kate

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Ebury Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16910

ISBN: 0712634649

Condition: Fine


Gift quality first edition glossy pictorial hardcover in matching unclipped dj. Illustrated endpps, 140 pp text as new. Couldn't want for a nicer copy of this lavishly illustrated book of poems for children. View more info

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Kate Greenaway's Marigold Garden

By: Greenaway, Kate

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Grange Books: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 22618

ISBN: 185627540X

Condition: Fine


Fine reprint hardcover in dj. 62 p, illust including full page color plates. Stunning trip down yesteryear's memory lane. Reprint of a book originally issued circa 1846. Many colored illus along with Greenaway's rhymes about garden parties, wall tops, dancing, street shows, & teas. View more info