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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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Bedtime Rhymes SIGNED

By: Ashby, Mike

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Canada, Trafford Publishing: 2004

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 32054

ISBN: 1412022339

Condition: As New


2nd printing paperback, author's presentation copy signed on title page: Bridge, Best Wishes, Enjoy Your Book Mike Ashby. Faint curl to lower cover tip and text. 40 pp. A collection of stories in rhyming verse, each ending with a moral theme. The book's text and artwork are enjoyable for the young and old alike. View more info

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Zonkey, The Donkey

By: Athey, Virginia

Price: $12.00

Publisher: VA, Lucky Books: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43546

ISBN: 0922510105

Condition: Near Fine


Darling glossy 20 pp paperback with sharp tips and spine ends. Well illust in color. Farmer Gray is tired of Zonkey's antics on the farm and takes him to the circus to sell. Once there, the sights and sounds put Zonkey in a playful mood. He dances and plays and earns money for the farmer, who then decides to keep him and train him for the circus. View more info

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Lucie Attwell's Book of Rhymes

By: Attwell, Lucie

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, Dean & Son, Ltd: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 14227

Condition: Good +


Cute hardcover with moderate corner wear, white background covers are slightly darkened along spine edges, text re-glued into boards but is tight and bright with some closed and taped tears. Front board slightly bowed. Some finger prints and soil in the 20 pp text. Solid working copy. A picture book of short nursery rhymes, all surrounded by Attwell's colored illustrations View more info

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Quentin Blake's Nursery Rhyme Book

By: Blake, Quentin

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row Publishers, Inc: 1983

Edition: First American Edition

Seller Id: 37429

ISBN: 0060205334

Condition: Very Good


1st US edition glossy hardcover, no dj. Very colorful pictorial boards with very slight bumping on spine ends, light color loss on still sharp tips. Unpaginated text (32 pp) is tight & bright View more info

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Pass the Fritters, Critters

By: Chapman, Cheryl

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Four Winds Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43221

ISBN: 0027179753

Condition: Very Good


1st edition in Illust glossy boards with lightly rubbed tips and small bit of clear tape at head of spine. Text crisp and bright with small closed tear at head of rear endppr, slight yellowed spot at head of fep. No names, not exlib. View more info

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Chuck and the Little Yellow-Haired Girl - A Wondrous* Story of Puppy Love

By: Clark, B.J.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: CO, ESA International: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38995

ISBN: 0966310608

Condition: Fine


1st edition in stapled card cover; glossy illustrated front cover on clean bright yellow background. Excellent condition, no noticeable wear. 26 pp.; illustrated inside covers; large easy-to-read text and adorable color illustrations on each page. When Chuck's young yellow-haired master becomes ill and must go to St. Jude Children's Hospital in Memphis, he changes from being the once unwanted 'runt of the litter' to being a true hero. All ages will enjoy this wondrous story of love and compassion, hope and victory. View more info

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What's Good For A Six-Year Old?

By: Cole, William

Price: $13.00

Publisher: NY, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 17447

Condition: Very Good


Stated 1st edition exlib with all pages and pocket present. Corners bumped including the price-clipped (front and rear) dj which also has a half inch tear at top of the spine plus two tiny tears at top of spine in the rear. 36 pp tight with some fingerprints and a few short closed taped tears from turning. Tape marks on endpps and glue residue on boards. Dj art matches the dj. Cute multi-colored question marks on endpps. From puppet shows to dominoes, from haystacks to playing jacks, this delightfully humorous picture book captures authentically the special world of the six-year-old. ISBN:... View more info

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Halloween Night

By: Dandi

Price: $5.00

Publisher: OH, Landoll Inc: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 18133

ISBN: 1569873283

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing hardcover with very light color loss to still sharp tips, text has two closed tears, else fine. K-Mart price printed on cover (as published). Story in rhyme gives clues as to what special night it might be, reader must guess. View more info

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Happy Days Photographs of Happy Boys and Girls

By: Daniel, Elizabeth

Price: $7.00

Publisher: IL, Rand McNally: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27535

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover with corners bumped and rubbed, light even surface wear on colorful pictorial cover from storage, internally tight and bright w/name on inside cover, few small closed tears and one taped tear near rear of book. Lovely vintage b/w photos of healthy, vibrant children enjoying nature, life and sports. Rhyming verses throughout. View more info

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A Book of Bestial Nonsense

By: Drew, Simon

Price: $7.00

Publisher: UK, Antique Collectors' Club: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 29094

ISBN: 1851490418

Condition: As New


Combines a collection of elegant drawings of birds & beasts with piquant rhymes. Amusement from the absurdity of playing around with words. Slick boards with matching pictorial dj. Fabulous, crisp, unmarked copy. More than suitable for gift-giving. 48 pgs 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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Bill Bunny's Bad Attitude

By: Elrod, Linda Lee

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hallmark Cards: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 41391

ISBN: 0875297218

Condition: Very Good


1st printing paperback in illustrated card covers with vertical crease on front cover, 16 pp text tight and bright without names, tears or soil. Book only, no stuffed toy rabbit. A Hallmark storybook presented by Crayola about Bill Bunny who displayed a bad attitude to his friends: squirrel, mouse, frog, etc. by tricking or teasing them. Squirrel reminds him to treat them like he would like to be treated. Upon reflection, Bunny realizes he is a jerk, and decides to be nice! Story told in rhyming sentences. View more info

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MacRibbeck of Ribbeck of Havelland

By: Fontane, Theodor; Translated By Bell, Anthea

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Picture Book Studio: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33652

ISBN: 1856180131

Condition: Near Fine


Book in near fine condition . Front and back cover tips slightly bumped. Text is clean, tight and bright. 24 pp. Darling and very rare tale in rhyme of an elderly Scotsman who had a pear tree in his yard and would share the fruit with all his neighbors. When he died, he asked to be buried with one of his delicious pears, knowing that his heir was greedy and wouldn't let anybody near the tree after he was gone. Three years after his death, a pear tree shoot sprang up from his grave and grew into a fine large fruit tree that holds the loving spirit of McRibbeck and continues to drop fruit for a... View more info

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The First Snowflake

By: Gibson, Mary Richards; Gibson, Edward

Price: $38.00

Publisher: FL, Allied Publications Inc: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31523

Condition: Very Good


Not exlib, tight bright hardcover with bumped and lightly rubbed tips. Head of inside hinge paper starting at head 2", Original dj in new mylar shows chips and loss but displays ok. 48 pages, "Once upon a time. There were three little little angels who came to earth to learn how to make snow." Pat , Mike and Jeff made rock candy snow, angel cake snow and finally real snow. View more info

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What is That?

By: Hampson, Denman

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Wonder Books: 1961

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 28345

Condition: Good


Text tight and bright w/one name on paste down. Board tips rubbed, moderate surface soil from storage, 35c original price on cover. 20 pp text tight and bright with one closed tear from turning. Cute rhyming story of a child trying to identify a horse. View more info

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What is That?

By: Hampson, Denman

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Wonder Books: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28347

Condition: Near Fine


Text tight and bright, boards not rubbed, corners still sharp, glossy and clean. Micro ding in foot of frt and rear board (like a tiny cut) barely noticeable, else AS NEW inside and out with 29c original price on cover. A lovely copy with orig 29c sticker on cover. 20 pp. Cute rhyming story of a child trying to identify a horse. View more info

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The Usborne Book of Fairy Stories

By: Hawthorn, Philip; Designed By Amanda Barlow, Edited By Jenny Taylor

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Usborne: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42802

ISBN: 0746018193

Condition: Near Fine


Glossy illust paperback with sharp tips and spine ends. Not exlib. One faint crease on upper cover corner. Text mint with no names, tears or soil. 96pp. A collection of stories based on traditional British fairy lore, including "The Hairy Boggart," "Sniffer," a leprechaun tale, and "The Magician's Assistant". View more info

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Timothy Twinge

By: Heide, Florence Parry; Pierce, Roxanne Heide

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30750

ISBN: 068810763X

Condition: Fine


Brilliant copy in glossy illustrated boards showing negligible wear at tips. Unclipped dj in new mylar is fine, internally as new. Story in rhyme about Timothy Twinge, a fearful worrier, who discovers his own bravery after meeting an unusual visitor. View more info

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Timothy Twinge

By: Heide, Florence Parry; Pierce, Roxanne Heide

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 26320

ISBN: 068810763X

Condition: Very Good +


Rebound first edition hard cover with illust cloth, no dj. Rear end paper removed, text tight and bright. Story in rhyme about Timothy Twinge, a fearful worrier, who discovers his own bravery after meeting an unusual visitor. View more info