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Petite Suzanne

By: De Angeli, Marguerite

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287403

ISBN: 0385074476

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Front jacket flap price-clipped. 1937 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Petite Suzanne (1937) A story filled with folkways and customs of daily life as experienced by a Gaspé Peninsula French-Canadian girl named Suzanne. Marguerite de Angeli (March 14, 1889 - June 16, 1987) was an American writer and illustrator of children's books including the 1950 Newbery Award winning book The Door in the Wall. She wrote and illustrated twenty-eight of her own books, and illustrated more than three dozen books. View more info

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Up the Hill

By: De Angeli, Marguerite

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Junior Books / Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287404

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An excellent copy. 1942 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 88 pp. Story of a young mine worker from a Pennsylvania mining town who aspires to an art career; describes immigrant Polish customs, food, language, music, and daily life. View more info

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Little Polar Bear and the Big Balloon

By: de Beer, Hans; Lanning, Rosemary

Price: $7.00

Publisher: North-South Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2271972

ISBN: 0735815321

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Minor tear along top edge of jacket rear. 2002 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated.Lars, the little polar bear, dreams of flying in the sky like a bird. One day, he meets a lost puffin who cannot fly home because his wings are sticky with oil. Always ready to help a friend in need, Lars takes the little puffin to the healing waters of the hot spring where they discover a bright red hot-air balloon. At last, it seems that Lars's dream of exploring the sky will come true! But Lars had no idea that flying high above the ground would be so scary. View more info

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Babar and the Christmas House

By: de Brunhoff, Jean and Laurent

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2296373

ISBN: 0810945835

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket. A very nice copy. 2003 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. Newcomers to Celestville have so many Christmas decorations on their hilltop house that Babar, the king of the elephants, receives a demand from King Rataxes of nearby Rhino City that the ugliness be removed. View more info

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Babar and His Children

By: De Brunhoff, Jean; Haas, Merle S. (Translator)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Random House: 1938

Seller ID: 2199309

Condition: Very Good


Includes original jacket. Early trade edition (jacket states 'Originally $3.00 Now $1.00'). Ink gift note on title page, large closed tear on front jacket panel, a few smaller closed tears. Binding strong. Good. 1938 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 48 pp. Original pictorial paper over boards hardcover, red cloth spine. Sewn binding. English translation of the sixth Babar story. Such joy in Celesteville! Babar and Celeste have had triplets. The smallest, Alexander, has a knack for getting into predicaments. Between getting stuck in the treetops and being chased by... View more info

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Babar the King

By: De Brunhoff, Jean; Haas, Merle S. (Translator)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Random House: 1935

Seller ID: 2199311

Condition: Very Good


Includes original jacket. Early trade edition (jacket states 'Originally $3.00 Now $1.00'). 3 inch tear to jacket spine base, 1 inch tear to top edge of front panel, but no chips or loss. Binding strong. Good. 1935 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 48 pp. Original pictorial paper over boards hardcover, yellow cloth spine. Sewn binding. English translation of the third Babar story, which was an instant success upon its original publication in France. View more info

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The Parables of Jesus

By: De Paola, Tomie

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Holiday House: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286747

ISBN: 0823406369

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author with inscription, For Katie, 1989. An excellent copy. 1987 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. This beautiful collection includes the best-known parables of Jesus: the Prodigal Son, the Mustard Seed,the Lost Sheep, and fourteen others. The retellings are lyrically written but also accessible to young children. Tomie de Paola drew his inspiration for the gem-like illustrations from early Christian art of the Romanesque period. Originally published as The Parables of Jesus and unavailable for many years, this opulent edition features a graceful new design. View more info

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A Treasury of Illustrated Children's Books: Early Nineteenth-Century Classics from the Osborne Collection

By: De Vries, Leonard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Abbeville Press: 1989

Seller ID: 2200406

ISBN: 0896599396

Condition: Near Fine


Edges and jacket a bit faded, sticker ghost on front jacket corner. 1989 Large Hardcover. 285 pp. A compilation of 32 early English children's books, all dating from between 1805 and 1826, with color and black-and-white reproductions of illustrations and title pages from original publications contained in the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books at the Toronto Public Library. View more info

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Chingis Khan [Genghis]

By: Demi

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295713

ISBN: 0805017089

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 1991 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. As a boy, Genghis Khan inherited the role of leader after his father’s death. As a man, he earned it—by fiercely protecting his people, no matter the cost, and by demanding total loyalty from those he led. His is a story of courage and survival, sacrifice and death. The boy who became the great Genghis Khan would take his people from the brink of survival to near-world domination—and lead the largest empire ever created in the lifetime of one man. Based on both history and legend, Demi’s classic story takes readers int... View more info

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Strega Nona: Her Story

By: dePaola, Tomie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: G. P. Putnam’s Sons: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2296070

ISBN: 0399228187

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Light smudge on a few pages, small tear to one page edge. 1996 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. This is the beloved Strega Nona's own story, every detail just as she remembers it, from her childhood with Grandma Concetta, who trained young Nona and her best friend Amelia, to her early days in the little house on the hill and the happy moments when she met Big Anthony and Bambolona. It is the story of a most fascinating life that has influenced and delighted countless children and adults all over the world, and it all starts with the night Strega Nona was born, when the w... View more info

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Llama Llama Holiday Drama

By: Dewdney, Anna

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Viking: 2010

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2296370

ISBN: 0670011614

Condition: Near Fine


Fifth printing. Very minor general wear. 2010 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Llama Llama holidays. Jingle music. Lights ablaze. How long till that special date? Llama Llama has to wait. If there's one thing Llama Llama doesn't like, it's waiting. He and Mama Llama rush around, shopping for presents, baking cookies, decorating the tree . . . but how long is it until Christmas? Will it ever come? Finally, Llama Llama just can't wait any more! It takes a cuddle from Mama Llama to remind him that Gifts are nice, but there's another: The true gift is, we have each other. View more info

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The Christmas Winds

By: Diehl, Robert Allen

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Stafford & Winsor: 1985

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2296069

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author with doodle and inscription, To Pat & Bill - Wishing you both a very merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! R.I.T. Student, Robert Allen Diehl, 12-10-87. Jacket edges very lightly rubbed. 1985 Large Hardcover. 74 pp. Illustrated by Jacci. In his first published book, superbly illustrated, Robert Allen Diehl introduces us to a number of delightfully new characters. Follow along as they unlock the mystery of how Santa Claus travels on Christmas Eve. Learn all about the Weather Report that Mr. Climate prepares for Santa before his journey begins. Discover a Wizard and help untangl... View more info

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Winter's Gift

By: Donoan, Jane Monroe

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press: 2004

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2296369

ISBN: 158536231X

Condition: Near Fine


Sixth printing. Very minor general wear. 2004 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. It may be Christmastime but on a small, forlorn farm the holiday season is best forgotten, along with painful memories of loved ones lost. Mother Nature has other plans, however, and a chance snowstorm brings together two unlikely hearts, one human and one beast, yet both yearning for comfort, companionship, and that most elusive gift of all, hope. This lustrous jewel of a story, quietly told and perfectly complemented by soft, evocative paintings, reminds even the most cynical of readers that the heart indeed can reco... View more info

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You're Only Old Once! A Book for Obsolete Children

By: Dr. Seuss

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Random House: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265297

ISBN: 0394551907

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket very faintly toned. Boards very faintly toned, small stain on front endpaper. 1986 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. You're Only Old Once! A Book for Obsolete Children is a 1986 picture book for growing-up people by Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel). Released on Geisel's eighty-second birthday,[1] the book follows an elderly man on a visit to the Golden Years Clinic, where he endures long waits and bizarre medical tests. You're Only Old Once! was written shortly after Geisel had suffered through a series of illnesses, during which ... View more info

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Giant Otto

By: Du Bois, William Pene

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285925

Condition: Good


First edition. Binding a bit shaken but holding, edges rubbed. 1936 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. [40 pp.] Pictorial paper over boards. Author's first book. A children's story written and illustrated by William Pene du Bois, best known for The Twenty-One Balloons (1947), which won the Newbery Medal. He also worked as the art editor for The Paris Review, and was nominated for two Caldecott Medals. View more info

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Otto at Sea

By: Du Bois, William Pene

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285926

Condition: Good


First edition. Edges rubbed, two light stains on rear board. 1936 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. [40 pp.] Pictorial paper over boards. Sequel to author's first book, Giant Otto. A children's story written and illustrated by William Pene du Bois, best known for The Twenty-One Balloons (1947), which won the Newbery Medal. He also worked as the art editor for The Paris Review, and was nominated for two Caldecott Medals. View more info

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Cats Know Best

By: Eisler, Colin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dial Books: 1988

Seller ID: 2265295

ISBN: 0803705034

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket spine lightly toned, front jacket flap clipped with price intact. 1988 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Cats know how to keep warm or cool, find food, play, keep clean, and take care of their kittens. View more info

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Queen of Christmas

By: Engelbreit, Mary

Price: $7.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289484

ISBN: 0060081759

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Includes Ann Estelle paper doll. Top corner of rear jacket panel bumped. Publisher sticker on front jacket panel. 2003 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Includes Ann Estelle paper doll. Ann Estelle is very busy working on The List. The Queen of Christmas knows there's nothing more important! How else can she get all the things she really wants? As the Christmas countdown moves along, there's so much for the Queen to do! Sledding, baking, singing, trimming the tree . . . Ann Estelle wants to enjoy every minute. But will she manage to get The List finished in time for Santa? What's th... View more info

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Olivia... and the Missing Toy

By: Falconer, Ian

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Anne Schwartz Book / Atheneum Books for Young Readers: 2003

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2297776

ISBN: 0689852916

Condition: Fine


Fifth printing. A fine copy. 2003 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Olivia has one toy that she loves more than anything. She feeds him, dresses him and takes him everywhere. So when he disappears, Olivia is FURIOUS! She looks under the rug, under the sofa, under the cat. She shouts at Ian and baby William, she cries, she stomps...all to no avail. Then, one dark and stormy night, Olivia hears a noise... Clutching a candelabra, she creeps bravely into her bedroom, and sees a huge menacing shadow on the wall. Who is this monster, and what's that hanging ... View more info

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Olivia Forms a Band

By: Falconer, Ian

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Anne Schwartz Book / Atheneum Books for Young Readers: 2006

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2297777

ISBN: 141692454X

Condition: Near Fine


Third printing. A few minor smudges to jacket panels. 2006 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Everyone's favorite Caldecott Honor-winning porcine diva is back and with fanfare! There are going to be fireworks tonight, and Olivia can hardly wait to hear the band. But when she finds out that there isn't going to be a band, she can't understand why not. How can there be fireworks without a band?! And so Olivia sets to putting a band together herself...all by herself. Using pots, pans, her brother's toys, and even her father's suspenders, Olivia forms a ban... View more info

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Olivia Saves the Circus

By: Falconer, Ian

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Anne Schwartz Book / Atheneum Books for Young Readers: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2297778

ISBN: 068982954X

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2001 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Olivia remembers her trip to the circus very well. The performers were out sick, so she had to do everything. She... rode on a unicycle, jumped on a trampoline, juggled five balls!, tamed lions, and flew through the air. Step into the ring with Olivia, where the lights are dim, the color soft, and a little girl's imagination is the main attraction. View more info

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Olivia Helps with Christmas

By: Falconer, Ian

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Anne Schwartz Book / Atheneum Books for Young Readers: 2007

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2297779

ISBN: 1416907866

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. A nice copy. 2007 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. ...Not a piglet was stirring. Well, maybe just one. Christmas is coming, and Olivia is incredibly busy. She has to wait for Santa, make sure Dad sets up the tree, watch Mom make the Christmas dinner, oversee the care with which the stockings are hung, and, of course, OPEN HER PRESENTS! Whew, being helpful during the holidays is exhausting! View more info

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Three Wanderers from Wapping

By: Farber, Norma

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Addison-Wesley: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287947

ISBN: 020101968X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Very minor general wear. 1978 Large Hardcover. 62 pp. Illustrated by Charles Mikolaycak. An adaptation of Daniel Defoe's Journal of the Plague Year for young readers. During the London plague of 1665, two brothers and their cousin attempt to escape from the city to the country. View more info

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Twilight Comes Twice

By: Fletcher, Ralph

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Clarion Books: 1997

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2295115

ISBN: 0395848261

Condition: Near Fine


Fifth printing. Pencil name scribbled out on front paste-down endpaper. 1997 Large Hardcover. 31 pp. Illustrated by Kate Kiesler. Free-verse text describes the transition from day to night and from night to day, revealing the magic in these everyday moments. View more info

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Runaway Bear

By: Freeman, Chester D.; McGuire, John E.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282731

ISBN: 0882899562

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Presentation copy - signed by both authors with inscription, To Janet Westerberg, May the magic of teddy bears always delight your heart! Chester Freeman John McGuire February 10, 1994. Related papers and letter from Chester Freeman to Janet Westerberg laid in. A very nice copy. 1993 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Illustrated by Rachel Kuper. The morning of the little girls' birthday has almost come, and the bears have yet to return This warm and adventurous story teaches children the importance of being kind and polite when dealing with others. It also shows the positive role of... View more info

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Puss in Boots

By: Galdone, Paul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Seabury Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205347

ISBN: 0816431590

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, edges lightly rubbed, pencil name. 1976 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. A poor young man gains a fortune and meets a beautiful princess when his cat outwits an evil giant. Keywords: CHILDREN CLASSIC FAIRY TALE FABLE PUSS BOOTS FICTION PAUL GALDONE View more info

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Paddylands: A Story of Malaya

By: Garnier, Grace P.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: George G. Harrap and Company, Ltd.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2282734

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink marks along bottom edge of front jacket panel, minor chip and small tear along top edge of front jacket panel. 1947 Hard Cover. 56 pp. Includes four color plates. This is the story of Malayan family life: of little Hussain and his father, Mat, his mother, Hubiba, and baby brother, Sap, who live in a nipah palm hut built on poles above the padi fields. Hussain goes to the village school, and plays with the other children under the coconut trees. He has an adventure with an angry monkey who has picked one of the coveted durian fruits, and goes with his family to the Exhibition... View more info

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School for Princes: Stories from the Panchatantra

By: Gavin, Jamila

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2297083

ISBN: 1845079906

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Very minor tear along top edge of rear jacket panel. 2011 Large Hardcover. 64 pp. How can a king knock some sense into his silly sons so that they grow up sensible young men? A wise man tells the king that he can do the job in six weeks. Every time one of the boys says or does something rash, the sage will put him back on the straight and narrow by telling him a cautionary tale - the story of a proud hare, or perhaps an owl, or a crow… This collection of fables, known as the Panchatantra and familiar all over Asia, were first told, then written down in Sanskrit over 2,000 year... View more info

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Dear Mili

By: Grimm, Wilhelm; Manheim, Ralph (Translator)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295884

ISBN: 0374317623

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Front jacket flap price clipped. 1988 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. On September 28, 1983, the discovery of a previously unknown tale by Wilhelm Grimm was reported on the front page of The New York Times. After more than 150 years, the Times noted, Hansel and Gretel, Snow-White, Rumpelstiltskin, and Cinderella will be joined by another Grimm fairy-tale character. The story of dear Mili was preserved in a letter Wilhelm Grimm wrote to a little girl in 1816, a letter that remained in her family's possession for over a century and a half. It tells of a mother who sends her daughter... View more info

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J. Rooker, Manatee

By: Haley, Jan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Focus Publishing, Inc.: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274179

ISBN: 1885904053

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Near fine. 1996 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. A manatee of the southwest Florida coast is injured, then rescued, rehabilitated, and returned to the wild. Based on a true story. View more info