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The Company of Crows: A Book of Poems

By: Singer, Marilyn; Saport, Linda

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Clarion Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205899

ISBN: 0618083405

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A fine copy. 2002 Hard Cover. 48 pp. You’d think I learned color from the cardinal or the goldfinch, But no— I learned it from the crow. As a group of crows travels through a small town, everyone has something to say about them—from the painter whom they inspire, to the pig who enjoys their company, to the birdwatcher who wonders what the crows think of people. Here are 23 poems, in the voices of humans, animals, crows, and other birds, that offer a unique perspective on the American crow, a bird commonly thought of as a symbol of bad luck. Whimsical, varied, and easily a... View more info

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Tibet: Through the Red Box

By: Sis, Peter

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272190

ISBN: 0439132576

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Caldecott Honor Book sticker on jacket front, two minor tears to jacket front along edges. Address label on front endpaper verso. 1999 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. The book is an illustrated memoir based on the author's childhood recollections of his father's experiences as a documentary filmmaker in China and Tibet during the early 1950s, as well as Sís's response to reading the diary his father kept in the titular red box for the first time, more than forty years later. View more info

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Peter Spier's Rain

By: Spier, Peter

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289024

ISBN: 0385154844

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Front jacket flap price-clipped, jacket very faintly toned. 1982 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Wordless picture book. Two children play in their backyard during a rainy day. This wordless picture book captures the beauty and wonder of a brother and sister's joyous experiences in the rain. Come along as they explore their neighborhood, splash through puddles, see where the animals hide, and make footprints in the mud. From the first small drops of rain to the clear blue sky of a bright new morning, Peter Spier's Rain will delight parents and children again and again. View more info

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The Story of Aida

By: Stevenson, Florence; Verdi, Giuseppi

Price: $12.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2151985

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Minor wear to corners, page ridges lightly foxed, bottom corner of front jacket flap clipped. 1965 Hard Cover. 61, [3] pp. Giuseppi Verdi's famous opera, adapted for juvenile readers and illustrated by Leonard Everett Fisher, who won the Pulitzer Prize for Art in 1950. View more info

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The Bottle Imp

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tree Garden Workshop: 1994

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2197642

ISBN: 0964216906

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Signed by illustrator. Includes original jacket. Jacket edge slightly faded. Related material from the publisher laid in. 1994 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 79 pp. 9 7/8 x 8 3/8. Color illustrations by Tom Hann. A children's story by the author of Treasure Island. Keawe buys a magic bottle which brings him all that he desires but which he must sell before he dies in order to avoid spending eternity in hell. View more info

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Bear E. Bear

By: Straight, Susan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hyperion Books for Children: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198689

ISBN: 1562825267

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by Susan Straight (Author). Pages lightly toned. Jacket lightly toned. 1995 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Illustrated by Marisabina Russo. When Gaila's baby sister Delphine drops Bear E. Bear into the mud, Mama makes sure he gets nice and clean in the washing machine. View more info

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The Moon Lady

By: Tan, Amy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author. Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2198687

ISBN: 0027888304

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by Amy Tan (Author) and Gretchen Schields (Illustrator). Near Fine. Near Fine. 1992 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Nai-nai tells her granddaughters the story of her outing, as a seven-year-old girl in China, to see the Moon Lady and be granted a secret wish. Keywords: AMY TAN GRETCHEN SCHIELDS CHILDREN FICTION PICTURE BOOKS MOON LADY SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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The Christmas Tale of Peter Rabbit

By: Thompson, Emma; [Potter, Beatrix]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Frederick Warne: 2013

Seller ID: 2207840

ISBN: 0723276943

Condition: Fine


Brand new from publisher. 2013 Large Hardcover. 67 pp. Includes CD recording read by author. Peter Rabbit and his cousin Benjamin Bunny have a new friend, William the Turkey. The trio is excited for Christmas--until they realize that William is meant to be Mr. McGregor's Christmas supper! Just in time, Peter and Benjamin hide William, and the three enjoy a lovely Christmas dinner of pickled radishes and barley cake at the Rabbit family burrow. This story is inspired by a real turkey named William that Emma Thompson met on Beatrix Potter's farm in the Lake District. View more info

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Eloise at Christmastime

By: Thompson, Kay

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers: 2003

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2296368

ISBN: 0689830394

Condition: Near Fine


Sixth printing. No jacket. A very nice copy. 2003 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Yes. Here she is at Christmastime. Complete with tinsel and holly. Singing fa la la la lolly. And over the roar of the jingle bells. You can hear hear hear her say. It's absolutely Christmas. But I don't mind a bit. I give everyone a present. For that's the thing of it. So when it's everly Christmastime. And you're under your Christmas trees. Simply tinkle a bell and have a trinkle. And remember. Me. Eloise. View more info

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Philipok

By: Tolstoy, Leo; Beneduce, Ann Keay; Spirin, Gennady

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philomel Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205348

ISBN: 0399234829

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Spine-head lightly bumped. Near fine. Jacket spine-head lightly bumped. 2000 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. Illustrated by Gennady Spirin. All Philipok wants is to go to school--like his big brother, Peter! No, his mother says, he must stay home with Grandma. But little Philipok is determined. He slips out of the house, braving wintry winds and a fierce dog to surprise Peter, the other children, and the teacher as well. In this retelling of Tolstoy's charming children's tale, Ann Beneduce's simple, lyrical prose and Gennady Spirin's finely-detailed illustrations bring to light a class... View more info

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Cajun Night Before Christmas

By: Trosclair; Jacobs, Howard (Editor)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Pelican Publishing Co.: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2289483

ISBN: 0882890026

Condition: Near Fine


Top edge of rear jacket flap bumped. 2001 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. A version in Cajun dialect of the famous poem, The Night Before Christmas, set in a Louisiana bayou. View more info

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Corgiville Fair

By: Tudor, Tasha

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279012

ISBN: 0690217919

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light stains to jacket, surface tear on front jacket panel, jacket edges rubbed with a few minor tears. Edges of boards very faintly toned, ink name on front endpaper. 1971 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Chronicles the events of the Corgiville Fair, especially the foul play by Edgar Tomcat in his attempt to win the goat race. View more info

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All for Love (Tasha Tudor Collection)

By: Tudor, Tasha

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster Books For Young Readers: 2000

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2279013

ISBN: 068982842X

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. A very nice copy. 2000 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 93 pp. A collection of poems, stories, songs, letters, and miscellaneous facts describing various aspects of love. View more info

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A Tale for Easter

By: Tudor, Tasha

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1989

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2279015

ISBN: 0394844041

Condition: Very Good


First thus. No jacket, minor general wear. 1989 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. In springtime you can ride a fawn past splashing ducklings and leaping lambs in your dreams, and wake to an Easter Sunday filled with holiday treasures. View more info

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The Springs of Joy

By: Tudor, Tasha

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers: 1998

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2296571

ISBN: 0689818823

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. A very nice copy. 1998 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. A collection of Tudor's signature watercolors, complete with images from her childhood home, are complemented by inspirational quotations culled from the words of Shakespeare, Mark Twain, Mother Goose, and others. View more info

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Tasha Tudor's Bedtime Book

By: Tudor, Tasha; Klimo, Kate

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Platt & Munk: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2277993

ISBN: 082287217X

Condition: Very Good


Fist edition. No jacket, corners lightly bumped. 1977 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Presents a collection of poetry and well-known stories including Snow White, The Real Princess, Hansel and Gretel, The Sorcerer's Apprentice, and The Shoemaker and the Elves. View more info

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Tasha Tudor's Bedtime Book

By: Tudor, Tasha; Klimo, Kate

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Platt & Munk: 1977

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2277994

ISBN: 0448472171

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, corners lightly bumped. 1977 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Presents a collection of poetry and well-known stories including Snow White, The Real Princess, Hansel and Gretel, The Sorcerer's Apprentice, and The Shoemaker and the Elves. View more info

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Tasha Tudor's Bedtime Book

By: Tudor, Tasha; Klimo, Kate

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Platt & Munk: 1977

Seller ID: 2295890

ISBN: 0448472171

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. A very nice copy. 1977 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Presents a collection of poetry and well-known stories including Snow White, The Real Princess, Hansel and Gretel, The Sorcerer's Apprentice, and The Shoemaker and the Elves. View more info

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The Christmas Quiet Book

By: Underwood, Deborah

Price: $12.99

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children: 2012

Seller ID: 2207843

ISBN: 0547558635

Condition: Fine


Brand new from publisher. 2012 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. [32 pp.] The holidays are filled with joyful noise. But Christmas is sometimes wrapped in quiet: 'Searching for presents quiet,' 'Getting caught quiet,' and 'Hoping for a snow day quiet.' Irresistibly cute, soft colored pencil illustrations of bunnies, bears, and more paint a magical holiday picture indeed. View more info

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The Christmas Quiet Book

By: Underwood, Deborah

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children: 2012

Seller ID: 1776974

ISBN: 0547558635

Condition: Fine


Brand new from publisher. Includes original jacket. Fine. 2012 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. [32 pp.] The holidays are filled with joyful noise. But Christmas is sometimes wrapped in quiet: 'Searching for presents quiet,' 'Getting caught quiet,' and 'Hoping for a snow day quiet.' Irresistibly cute, soft colored pencil illustrations of bunnies, bears, and more paint a magical holiday picture indeed. View more info

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The Polar Express

By: Van Allsburg, Chris

Price: $19.99

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 1985

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2295894

ISBN: 0544580141

Condition: Fine


1985 Large Hardcover. [32 pp.] Includes keepsake ornament and access code for bonus downloadable audio read by Liam Neeson. Inspiration for the animated film featuring Tom Hanks. A perfect keepsake for any family, this beautiful edition can be handed down to each new generation of readers. In 1986 The Polar Express was awarded the prestigious Caldecott Medal and hit the New York Times bestseller list. Since that time, more than six and a half million copies have been sold, and every December it faithfully reappears on national bestseller lists. View more info

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The Polar Express

By: Van Allsburg, Chris

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 1985

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2296395

ISBN: 0544580141

Condition: Near Fine


Sixth printing. Top corner lightly bumped. 1985 Large Hardcover. [32 pp.] Includes access code for bonus downloadable audio read by Liam Neeson. Inspiration for the animated film featuring Tom Hanks. A perfect keepsake for any family, this beautiful edition can be handed down to each new generation of readers. In 1986 The Polar Express was awarded the prestigious Caldecott Medal and hit the New York Times bestseller list. Since that time, more than six and a half million copies have been sold, and every December it faithfully reappears on national bestseller lists. View more info

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To Hell with Dying

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198564

ISBN: 0152890750

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on front endpaper. 1988 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. [32] pp. A story for young readers by the Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Color Purple. Children's love and kisses bring an old man back from the brink of death time and time again - until one day when reality meets with pretense. But the memory of Mr. Sweet lives on forever. Full-color illustrations. View more info

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Finding the Green Stone

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198565

ISBN: 015227538X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on front endpaper. 1988 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. [32] pp. A story for young readers by the Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Color Purple. Johnny lives in a town where everyone owns a shiny green stone. He has one, too, until his mean-spirited behavior makes him lose it. His family and the whole town help him search, but to find it, he alone must discover the “bright green sun in his heart.” “A symbolic and sensitive tale about a young boy who discovers that happiness and fulfillment can come fr... View more info

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Auntie Tigress and Other Favorite Chinese Folktales

By: Wang, Gia-Zhen; Kung, Annie

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Purple Bear Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2297707

ISBN: 1933327286

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Minor sticker adhesive on rear jacket panel. 2006 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Auntie Tigress, a fearsome child-eating monster who decorates her immense cape with trophies collected from her victims, finally meets her match in the unlikely form of a kindhearted little girl. How the girl triumphs makes for a story full of sly wit and intrigue, with echoes of Little Red Riding Hood. In the second tale, a hardworking, generous fisherman outwits his greedy landlord. The final tale, a Cinderella story, finds a foolish father discovering that the most valuable gifts aren’t the most... View more info

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Smudge and the Book of Mistakes: A Christmas Story

By: Whelan, Gloria

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press: 2012

Seller ID: 1776929

ISBN: 1585364835

Condition: Fine


Brand new from publisher. Includes original jacket. 2012 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. [48 pp.] A beautifully illustrated Christmas story. Award-winning author Gloria Whelan shows that sometimes, when given the right task, someone's greatest weakness can prove to be his greatest strength. View more info

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The Moon & Riddles Diner and the Sunnyside Cafe

By: Willard, Nancy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harcourt: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198704

ISBN: 0152019413

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by Nancy Willard (Author). Pages very lightly toned. Fine. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Illustrated by Chris Butler. Strange and wonderful things happen at the Moon & Riddles Diner and the Sunnyside Café. That's why Shoofly Sally and her Everything Dog set out for the diner's silver door. It's a place where a spoon and a teapot read menus at the counter. A place where a frog and a bear and a buffalo cook pancakes on the stove. A place where the Queen of Chickens reigns supreme. In the spirit of her Newbery Medal-winning A V... View more info

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The Ballad of Biddy Early

By: Willard, Nancy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198706

ISBN: 0394884140

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by Nancy Willard (Author). Near Fine. Fine. 1989 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Illustrated by Barry Moser. A collection of poems about Biddy Early, the Wise Woman of Clare, and her animal, human, and supernatural associates. View more info

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Night Story

By: Willard, Nancy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198709

ISBN: 0152573488

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by Nancy Willard (Author). Fine. Fine. 1986 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Illustrated by Ilse Plume. In this bedtime fantasy for young children, a young boy takes a dreamy trip on a night train in which he encounters all sorts of magical animals. Keywords: NANCY WILLARD ILSE PLUME NIGHT STORY CHILDREN PICTURE BOOKS FICTION SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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The Velveteen Rabbit; or, How Toys Become Real

By: Williams, Margery

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Doubleday Book for Young Readers: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2295011

ISBN: 0385077254

Condition: Near Fine


Ink gift note on half-title page. 1991 Large Hardcover. 33 pp. Original art by William Nicholson. “Once you are Real you can't become unreal again. It lasts for always.” Here is one of the most classic and beloved children's stories, with the original illustrations from 1922—the ideal gift for baby showers, birthdays, weddings, and holidays throughout the year. At first a brand-new toy, now a threadbare and discarded nursery relic, the velveteen rabbit is saved from peril by a magic fairy who whisks him away to the idyllic world of Rabbitland. There, he becomes Real, a cherished childhoo... View more info