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My Very Own Fairy Stories

By: Gruelle, Johnny

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: P.F. Volland Company: 1917

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2302006

Condition: Good


Good in fair box. Some loss from spine and corners, one edge of box top loose but included, box edges rubbed with a few splits to corner seams. 1917 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. [90 pp.] A collection of a dozen fairy tales by the author of the popular Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy books. Color illustrations by author throughout. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Johnny Gruelle (December 25, 1880 - January 8, 1938) was an artist, political cartoonist, and writer of children's books. He is best known as the creator of Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy. He also provided colour illustration... View more info

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Life in the Boreal Forest

By: Guiberson, Brenda Z.

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Henry, Holt and Company: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2303007

ISBN: 0805077189

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by illustrator with out inscription. A fine copy. 2009 Large Hardcover. The great northern forest?the boreal forest?is home to a unique ecosystem of animals and plants. It covers one-third of the earth's total forest area and is home to so many birds that it is known as North America's bird nursery. The forest is a treasure trove of riches, but it's threatened by increased human development and climate changes. This gorgeous book teaches readers about the boreal forest and reminds them that it's up to us to make sure the beauty and bounty survive. View more info

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J. Rooker, Manatee

By: Haley, Jan

Price: $5.00  $4.00

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

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Stories of Santa: Up on the Housetop; Jolly Old St. Nicholas (A Storybook of Two Beloved Santa Songs)

By: Hanby, Benjamin Russell

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Hallmark: 2003

Seller ID: 2295393

Condition: Near Fine


Minor tear along jacket spine head. 2003 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. The book contains the songs Up on the Housetop and Jolly Old St. Nicholas. This is a beautiful book with wonderful illustrations, also pages for writing down your gifts from Santa, writing about your best part of Christmas, adding a photo of yourself with Santa, family photos, your Christmas wish list and listing your favorite Christmas memories. View more info

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Stories of Santa: Up on the Housetop; Jolly Old St. Nicholas (A Storybook of Two Beloved Santa Songs)

By: Hanby, Benjamin Russell

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Hallmark: 2003

Seller ID: 2296377

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2003 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. The book contains the songs Up on the Housetop and Jolly Old St. Nicholas. This is a beautiful book with wonderful illustrations, also pages for writing down your gifts from Santa, writing about your best part of Christmas, adding a photo of yourself with Santa, family photos, your Christmas wish list and listing your favorite Christmas memories. View more info

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The Glow-in-the-Dark Night Sky Book

By: Hatchett, Clint

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Random House: 1988

Seller ID: 2295117

ISBN: 0679809546

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Light general wear. 1988 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Illustrated by Stephen Marchesi. Turn off the lights and watch 34 constellations glow in the dark! This unique, convenient guide to the night sky has star maps that shine after exposure to light. The maps, arranged by season, cover constellations of the Northern Hemisphere. Instructions on how to use the book are included. An appendix explains the mythology behind each constellation. View more info

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The Christmas Visitors

By: Hayes, Karel

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Down East Books: 2013

Seller ID: 1900628

ISBN: 1608932486

Condition: Fine


Brand new from publisher. Includes original jacket. Fine. 2013 Large Hardcover. It’s Christmas at the cottage by the lake and the bears are busy preparing to celebrate. The human owners of the cottage, however, are in the city feeling glum. Until the idea comes to them to spend the holidays at their cottage. What follows is a set of misadventures as the family arrives without presents—they were left on the train—and without the usual holiday accoutrements—the Christmas trees and turkeys are all sold out. But they are in for a treat as the cottage has been decorated by their unseen frie... View more info

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Kitten's First Full Moon

By: Henkes, Kevin

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Greenwillow Books: 2004

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2296382

ISBN: 0060588284

Condition: Near Fine


Sixth printing. Small tear on rear jacket panel, a couple light spots on jacket. 2004 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Caldecott Medal winner. The nationally bestselling picture book about a kitten, the moon, and a bowl of milk, written by the celebrated author and illustrator Kevin Henkes, was awarded a Caldecott Medal. From one of the most celebrated and beloved picture book creators working in the field today comes a memorable new character and a suspenseful adventure just right for reading and sharing at home and in the classroom. It is Kitten's first full moon, and when she sees it she think... View more info

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A Christmas Wish for Corduroy

By: Hennessy, B.G.; Wheeler, Jody; Freeman, Don

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Viking: 2014

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2208131

ISBN: 0670785504

Condition: Fine


New. Fine. 2014 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. It’s almost Christmas and Corduroy sits on a department store shelf, wishing he could be a child’s holiday gift—but he’s a plain bear, and nobody seems to notice him. He sets out across the store to ask Santa Claus for help, but he can’t visit without wearing a special outfit! After stopping to try on hats, boots, and even baby clothes, Corduroy finally arrives at the North Pole. Can Santa help Corduroy find a new home in time for Christmas? With warm humor and classic art, A Christmas Wish for Corduroy takes readers back to the beginning an... View more info

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The Most Timid in the Land: A Bunny Romance

By: Herford, Oliver

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 1992

Seller ID: 2282732

ISBN: 0877018626

Condition: Very Good


A few pages very faintly foxed. 1992 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Illustrated by Sylvia Long. A fairy tale poem written at the turn of the century takes place in a medieval bunny kingdom where knights win prizes for proving their fear and leave it to the princess to rule. View more info

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Horsefly

By: Hoffman, Alice

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: Hyperion Books for Children: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197040

ISBN: 0786803673

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2000 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. A children's picture book by the author of Practical Magic. Illustrations by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher. A breathtaking storybook about a timid girl and her magical horse. Jewel is terrified of everything - especially the horses on her ranch. But when her grandfather puts the fate of a scrawny newborn foal in her hands, she has no choice but to care for the sad little thing she names Bug. As the two grow fond of each other, Jewel discovers an extraordinary s... View more info

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Fireflies

By: Hoffman, Alice

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Hyperion Books for Children: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198685

ISBN: 0786802278

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by Alice Hoffman (Author). Fine. Fine. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Illustrated by Wayne McLoughlin. Jackie can't run and skate and throw as well as the other children, but his clumsiness eventually saves the villagers from a winter that would not end. Keywords: ALICE HOFFMAN FIREFLIES SIGNED FIRST EDITION WAYNE MCLOUGHLIN CHILDREN PICTURE BOOKS View more info

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The Goatherd and the Shepherdess: A Tale From Ancient Greece

By: Hort, Lenny

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Dial Books for Young Readers: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272170

ISBN: 0803713525

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket edges very lightly bumped. 1995 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. As three friends tend their flocks on a Greek island, Daphnis and Dorco vie for the affections of Chloe. View more info

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Christmas Eve

By: Hurd, Edith Thacher

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2208128

Condition: Good


No jacket, edges rubbed, a few light spots to boards, ink name and label remains to front endpaper. 1962 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. A beautifully illustrated Christmas story for children of all ages. View more info

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Tenggren's Cowboys and Indians: A Giant Golden Book

By: Jackson, Kathryn & Byron

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Golden Press: 1968

Edition: 9th Printing

Seller ID: 2266859

Condition: Very Good


Corners exposed, otherwise a very attractive copy. 1968 Large Hardcover. Fifty-two stories and rhymes with over one hundred full color illustrations by Gustaf Tenggren. View more info

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When Dawn Stole the Dark

By: Joerg, Donna; Benedict, Judith Ann

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Cadence Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205742

ISBN: 0965301818

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Ink name redacted from front endpaper. Near fine. Near Fine. 1998 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. Rhyme and reason create a tender exchange between parent and child, as a little girl escapes her fear of the night. A myriad of life-lessons unfold, a lot of truth gets told. So, join Hannah and her Mama as they embrace int he first radiant light of trust and understanding, in the very moment, When Dawn Stole the Dark. View more info

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Atu, the Silent One

By: Jupo, Frank

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Holiday House, Inc.: 1967

Seller ID: 2205351

Condition: Near Fine


Review copy. Endpapers lightly foxed. Stain to bottom edge of jacket rear, jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1967 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. A young African Bushman who is unable to speak joins the hunters for his first hunt, and later tells the story of the hunt in his own way. View more info

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The Thirty Gilt Pennies

By: Kelsey, Alice Geer; Laite, Gordon

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Abingdon Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205864

ISBN: 1399900579

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Top page ridge faintly foxed. Half-inch tear to top and bottom edge of jacket front, jacket edges lightly rubbed, jacket lightly toned. 1968 Hard Cover. 64 pp. Legend says the thirty gilt pennies and the possession of the treasure which the pennies represented touched the lives of Abraham, Jacob, Joseph, the Queen of Sheba, Solomon, nameless and countless traders and shepherds, and, finally, Judas and the owner of the potter's field. View more info

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Fergus and the Sea Monster

By: Kimura, Yasuko

Price: $65.00  $52.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262612

ISBN: 0070345589

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1976 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. Fergus, the puppy, has trouble identifying the new-found friend who follows him everywhere he goes. View more info

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Stories of the Flood

By: Krishnaswami, Uma

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: Roberts Rinehart Publishers: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272175

ISBN: 1570980071

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A nice copy. 1994 Large Hardcover. 41 pp. A collection of nine flood (creation) myths from around the world retold for children. View more info

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Edmund and the White Witch: Adapted from The Chronicles of Narnia (The World of Narnia)

By: Lewis, C. S.

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2297791

ISBN: 0060275162

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Top edges of boards lightly foxed. 1997 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. In Edmund and the White Witch, Edmund finds himself in Narnia, where the White Witch feeds him Turkish Delight and makes him promise to return with his brother and sisters. Glorious, richly detailed artwork by Deborah Maze brings the creatures and land of Narnia glowingly to life. This is the second in an ongoing series of World of Narnia picture books. View more info

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Once-Upon-A-Time Stories

By: Lightfoot, Beryl H.

Price: $9.00  $7.20

Publisher: Whitman Publishing Company:

Seller ID: 1796258

Condition: Good


Binding repaired, boards lightly soiled, pages toned. Unpaginated. A scarce collection of vintage bedtime stories. View more info

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Snow Place Like Home: The Incredible Snow Kids of Marshmallow Mountain (A Story from the Hallmark Holiday Series)

By: Manning, Diana

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Hallmark: 2008

Seller ID: 2295396

ISBN: 1595301313

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2008 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Illustrated by Mike Esberg. The snowkids of Marshmallow Mountain were meeting one troublesome Tuesday at two. They all gather round in their clubhouse, Fort Snowpack, to try to decide what to do There's nothing to do in Marshmallow Mountain! And the snowkids are bored! But when they discover the old broken-down candy factory in a quiet corner of town, they prove that with a little hard work and a lot of cooperation, anything is possible. View more info

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The Story of Bip

By: Marceau, Marcel

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1976

Seller ID: 2289478

ISBN: 0060240539

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher sticker on front jacket panel, small chip along bottom edge of front jacket panel, front jacket flap clipped with price intact. Ink name on front endpaper. 1976 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Illustrated by the author. Bip wants to be a magician who can show people the magic of their world. View more info

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Make Way for Ducklings

By: McCloskey, Robert

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1954

Seller ID: 2300437

Condition: Very Good


$3.00 price on jacket flap, two seals on front jacket flap making this copy considerably more scarce. Jacket lightly rubbed, jacket edges mended with tape. Top page ridge lightly foxed. 1954 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Early Caldecott Winner. Make Way for Ducklings is a children's picture book written and illustrated by Robert McCloskey. First published in 1941, the book tells the story of a pair of mallards who decide to raise their family on an island in the lagoon in Boston Public Garden, a park in the center of Boston. Make Way for Ducklings won the 1942 Caldecott Medal for McCloskey's i... View more info

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Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti

By: McDermott, Gerald

Price: $4.00  $3.20

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2264161

ISBN: 0805003118

Condition: Near Fine


Recent reprint. 1986 Soft Cover. [48 pp.] Anansi the Spider is one of the great folk heroes of the world. He is a rogue, a mischief maker, and a wise, lovable creature who triumphs over larger foes. In this traditional Ashanti tale, Anansi sets out on a long, difficult journey. Threatened by Fish and Falcon, he is saved from terrible fates by his sons. But which of his sons should Anansi reward? Calling upon Nyame, the God of All Things, Anansi solves his predicament in a touching and highly resourceful fashion. In adapting this popular folktale, Gerald McDermott merges the old with the new, c... View more info

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Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti

By: McDermott, Gerald

Price: $4.00  $3.20

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2264167

ISBN: 0805003118

Condition: Very Good


Ink initials on front corner. 1986 Soft Cover. [48 pp.] Anansi the Spider is one of the great folk heroes of the world. He is a rogue, a mischief maker, and a wise, lovable creature who triumphs over larger foes. In this traditional Ashanti tale, Anansi sets out on a long, difficult journey. Threatened by Fish and Falcon, he is saved from terrible fates by his sons. But which of his sons should Anansi reward? Calling upon Nyame, the God of All Things, Anansi solves his predicament in a touching and highly resourceful fashion. In adapting this popular folktale, Gerald McDermott merges the old w... View more info

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Good Night to Annie

By: Merriam, Eve

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Four Winds Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2297671

ISBN: 0590074857

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Front jacket flap price-clipped, jacket lightly rubbed. Ink gift note on half-title page. 1980 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. An alphabet book presenting sights and sounds of the night and animals drifting off to sleep. View more info

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Little Pictures of Japan (My Travelship Series)

By: Miller, Olive Beaupre

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: The Book House for Children: 1925

Seller ID: 2301999

Condition: Very Good


Spine faded. 1925 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 191, [1] pp. 11 x 8. Beautiful color illustrations throughout. Color picture plates on front covers. Decorative endpapers. Miller ran her own publishing house specializing in children's literature, notable (at that time) for its employment of a large female staff. View more info

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The Orphan Boy

By: Mollel, Tololwa M.

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1990

Seller ID: 2282729

ISBN: 0195408454

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1990 Large Softcover. Unpaginated. Canada Council Children's Literature Prize, 1900. Illustrated by Paul Morin. Searching the sky for a familiar star, an old man encounters a mysterious boy, Kileken. As he comes to love the boy as a son, he agrees to let him keep the one thing he owns: a secret. View more info