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Pinocchio

By: Collodi, C.; Chaffee, Allen; Lenski, Lois

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1946

Seller ID: 2204050

Condition: Good


Edges heavily rubbed, crayon marking to one page. 1946 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. The Adventures of Pinocchio (pi-NOH-kee-oh; Italian: Le avventure di Pinocchio [le avven?tu?re di pi?n?kkjo]) is a novel for children by Italian author Carlo Collodi, written in Pescia. The first half was originally a serial in 1881 and 1882, published as La storia di un burattino (literally The tale of a puppet), and then later completed as a book for children in February 1883. It is about the mischievous adventures of an animated marionette named Pinocchio and his father, a poor woodcarver named Geppetto.It ... View more info

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Surprise for Mother

By: Lenski, Lois

Price: $50.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company: 1934

Edition: 9th Printing

Seller ID: 2266491

Condition: Good


1934 9th printing. Ink name on front endpaper, sticker remnant on front board. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 180 pp. An early novel by the popular children's author and illustrator who won the Newbery Award for Strawberry Girl (1945), and Newbery Honor for Phebe Fairchild (1936) and Indian Captive (1941). View more info

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Bound Girl of Cobble Hill

By: Lenski, Lois

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Co.: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269214

Condition: Very Good


Jacket toned, jacket edges rubbed with minor loss and tears, closed tear to fore-edge margin of final text page, ink stamps on rear blank. 1938 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, [2], 291, [3] pp. 8vo. An account of the life of a young girl in a Connecticut village whose father died in the American Revolution, and her time spent working at her uncle's tavern, which sits on the road between Hartford and New York. Woodcut illustrations by the author throughout. View more info

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Lois Lenski's Christmas Stories

By: Lenski, Lois

Price: $15.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286751

Condition: Good


First edition. No jacket, spine lightly stained, page ridges stained. 1968 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 152 pp. Illustrated by Lois Lenski. Collection of stories describe the different ways in which Christmas is celebrated in various regions of our country. View more info

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Project Boy (Roundabout America)

By: Lenski, Lois

Price: $40.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286752

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket. Ink note on front endpaper. 1954 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 128 pp. From Lois Lenski's Foreword: How do people live in an Emergency Housing Project? This one has long army barracks buildings for four or five families. It is built on an old dump near a large city in the north. The home units have two rooms and a bath. There are young children in every home. Their fathers are veterans of World War II. The children go to a project school. They play in the gravel courts, on the garbage sheds and in the surrounding dumps. Let us pay them a vi... View more info

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Shoo-Fly Girl

By: Lenski, Lois

Price: $50.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286753

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Boards lightly toned, jacket flaps laid in, a few pages lightly creased. 1963 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xv, 176 pp. Suzanna belonged to a big Amish family of nine children. They lived on a farm in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Suzanna got her nickname because one morning before breakfast she ate a whole shoo-fly pie that she had dropped on the floor. Although Suzanna does not dress like most children, although her family has few of the things that other families consider essential, she is a happy child and her life is a gay and lively... View more info

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A Little Girl of Nineteen Hundred [1900]

By: Lenski, Lois

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Co.: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286762

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Title plate on spine and on front board rubbed partially obscuring text, spine slightly cocked and lightly toned. 1928 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 218 pp. Illustrated by Lois Lenski. As Lenski progressed in her literary and artistic career, her family and home life served as important sources of inspiration for her work. Two of the first books she wrote and illustrated, Skipping Village (1927) and A Little Girl of 1900 (1928), drew upon her childhood in small-town Ohio, which she idealized; in her autobiography she would describe that tim... View more info

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Deer Valley Girl

By: Lenski, Lois

Price: $40.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286763

ISBN: 9990370516

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Two one-inch tears and one three-inch tear along edges of front jacket panel, half-inch tear along top edge of rear jacket panel, jacket flaps clipped. A few faint stains on front board, top edge of front board bumped. 1968 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 145 pp. Illustrated by Lois Lenski. When a three generation feud between two Vermont families is finally resolved, a little girl learns to accept the truth about how her dog was killed. Lenski continued to write Regional and Roundabout books until 1968. The final title, Deer Valley Girl, was set in nor... View more info

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The Little Family

By: Lenski, Lois

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Co., Inc.: 1932

Seller ID: 2286769

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Board edges lightly rubbed. 1932 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. The Little family is composed of Mr. and Mrs. Little and their two children Sally and Tommy Little. Together the Littles share in the routine activities of family life in the early 1930s: they get dressed for the day, they eat breakfast, and enjoy their chores and playtime together. Children will recognize their lives and enjoy noting the differences between the Littles’ time and the present. The world has changed a great deal since 1932, but it’s fascinating to see that... View more info

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I Like Winter

By: Lenski, Lois

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Henry Z. Walck, Incorporated: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286770

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket edges rubbed with a few minor chips along edges, front jacket flap price-clipped. Ink gift note on front endpaper verso. 1950 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Sleds and snowman and singing Christmas carols - the joys of wintertime are celebrated in this beautiful new edition of the 1950 classic by award winner Lois Lenski. Rhyming text and simple illustrations that have been gently recolored make this festive time of year come alive no matter what the season. View more info