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Puss in Boots

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: The Saalfield Publishing Co.: 1916

Seller ID: 1797155

Condition: Good


Wrappings lightly rubbed. Pages toned, clean. 1916 Soft Cover. A vintage (1918) telling of the classic tale that inspired the lovable cat from the Shrek movies. Shaped wrappings. Illustrations throughout. View more info

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The Gingerbread Man: A Story Retold

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Whitman Publishing Co.: 1944

Seller ID: 2272308

Condition: Very Good


Stain along spine, edges rubbed, ink name on front endpaper. 1944 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. A retelling of The Gingerbread Man illustrated by Sally Tate. View more info

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A Gift of Gracias

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198566

ISBN: 0375824251

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2005 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. [40] pp. After their olive crop fails, Maria fears that her family will have to abandon their farm on the new island colony. Then, one night she dreams of a mysterious beautiful lady shrouded by trees with branches hung with hundreds of little suns. They are oranges like the ones Maria's parents once ate in their homeland, Valencia, Spain... View more info

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The Secret Footprints

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198567

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2000 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. [40] pp. The Dominican legend of the ciguapas, creatures who lived in underwater caves and whose feet were on backward so that humans couldn't follow their footprints, is reinvented by renowned author Julia Alvarez. Although the ciguapas fear humans, Guapa, a bold and brave ciguapa, can't help but be curious--especially about a boy she s... View more info

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The Fortune Tellers

By: Alxeander, Lloyd

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dutton Children's Books: 1992

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2265296

ISBN: 0525448497

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. A nice copy. 1992 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. After revealing the future to a young carpenter, a fortune-teller disappears, and the young man attempts to fill the shoes of the real seer, with hilarious results for himself and the villagers, in an African tale set in a small Cameroonian town. View more info

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The Top and the Ball

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ideals Children's Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199996

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1 inch tear to jacket spine head. 1992 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 32 pp. A fine leather ball snobbishly refuses to marry a plain wooden top; but years later, after Ball has fallen on hard times and Top has a shiny new coat, she is eager for his friendship. By the famous Danish author who also wrote The Little Mermaid, The Snow Queen, The Ugly Duckling, etc. View more info

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The Very Fairy Princess Sparkles in the Snow

By: Andrews, Julie; Hamilton, Emma Walton

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 2013

Seller ID: 2270624

ISBN: 0316219630

Condition: Fine


No jacket. A fine copy. 2013 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. The Winter Wonderland Festival is just around the corner, and Gerry knows this is her moment to SHINE. She's the most enthusiastic singer around, so she's certain her music teacher will choose her to perform the solo. She takes every opportunity to show him her VERY best voice-during rehearsal, during lunchtime, and even during recess. When a professional singer is gi... View more info

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The Very Fairy Princess

By: Andrews, Julie; Hamilton, Emma Walton

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270625

ISBN: 0316040509

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Very minor tear along jacket spine head. 2010 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. While her friends and family may not believe in fairies, Geraldine knows, deep down, that she is a VERY fairy princess. From morning to night, Gerry does everything that fairy princesses do: she dresses in her royal attire, practices her flying skills, and she is always on the lookout for problems to solve. But it isn't all twirls and t... View more info

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Rude Ramsay and the Roaring Radishes

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Key Porter Kids: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197044

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2003 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. An alliterative children's picture book by the author of The Handmaid's Tale, the theme of which is the value of resisting restrictions. Illustrated by Dusan Petricic.Keywords: CHILDREN FICTION PICTURE BOOKS MARGARET ATWOOD RUDE RAMSAY ROARING RADISHES SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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Bashful Bob and Doleful Dorinda

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Key Porter Kids: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197045

ISBN: 1552636097

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2004 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. An alliterative children's picture book by the author of The Handmaid's Tale, the theme of which is exploring one's own personality. Illustrated by Dusan Petricic.And now, a new tongue-twisting adventure from Margaret Atwood! The internationally renowned Margaret Atwood once again turns her talents to a story for kids of all ages. Bashful... View more info

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Toto the Bustling Beaver: His Many Adventures (Kneetime Animal Stories)

By: Barnum, Richard

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Barse and Hopkins: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266490

Condition: Good


First edition. Ink gift note on front endpaper, edges rubbed, jacket rubbed with 1 inch chip from spine head and minor loss from other corners. 1920 Hard Cover. 120 pp. A vintage illustrated children's (ages 5-9) story of a beaver and his many adventures. A remnant of simpler, easier times. View more info

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The Story of Peter Pan: Retold in Story Form from J. M. Barrie's Immortal Fairy Play

By: Barrie, J.M.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Charles E. Graham & Co: 1926

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2177436

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed, ink name on back of title page, crayon markings on three pages, last two pages torn.No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 1926 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. The classic story of Peter Pan with colored and black and white illustrations. View more info

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The Sign of the Seahorse: A Tale of Greed and High Adventure in Two Acts

By: Base, Graeme

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274186

ISBN: 0810938251

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket. 1992 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. When Gropmund Grouper defrauds the Reeftown inhabitants of their homes and wealth, Pearl Trout, her brother Finneus, and Soldiercrab Army Corporal Bert must stop him, in an illustrated undersea adventure. View more info

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The Wizard of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Michael Neugebauer / North South Books: 1996

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2199320

ISBN: 1558586385

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. Signed by illustrator on bookplate affixed to front endpaper. Includes 3D glasses and large color poster. 1996 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 103 pp. For many of us, the adventures of Dorothy in Oz will forever be associated not with Judy Garland singing Somewhere Over the Rainbow but with W. W. Denslow's exceedingly odd line drawings for the original editions of Baum's Oz series. The Viennese artist Lisbeth Zwerger, however,... View more info

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Crocodile! Crocodile! Stories Told Around the World

By: Baumgartner, Barbara

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2274182

ISBN: 1564584631

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Near fine. 1994 Large Hardcover. 45 pp. Engaging characters are brought to life in cheery cut-paper illustrations. This international collection of folk tales bring together six of Barbara Baumgartner's most successful performances on one volume. For the first time ever, this well-loved storyteller has written down her stories for school-age children to enjoy at home. Engaging characters-from the clever monkey who outwits a hungry crocodile, to a magical drago... View more info

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Spectacles (Goblin Tales Series)

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ariel Books / Workman Publishing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197095

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1985 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. When Alison puts on Great Grandmother's glasses, they become magical and enable her to understand some of her great grandmother's frustrations and unfulfilled aspirations.Keywords: CHILDREN FICTION PICTURE BOOKS ANN BEATTIE SPECTACLES GOBLIN TALES SERIES SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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Christmas Parade

By: Boynton, Sandra

Price: $14.99

Publisher: Little Simon Books / Simon & Schuster: 2012

Seller ID: 2207844

ISBN: 1442468130

Condition: Fine


Brand new from publisher. 2012 Hard Cover. 32 pp. A delightful Christmas picture book filled with hilarious characters and dynamic art from the one and only Sandra Boynton! BOOM biddy BOOM biddy BOOM BOOM BOOM! What’s that noise filling the room? From this rousing beginning unfolds Christmas Parade, a merry picture book from Sandra Boynton. As the dynamic parade of forty-six spiffy and intent animal musicians marches by, young readers will see animals and their instrum... View more info

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Home for Christmas

By: Brett, Jan

Price: $17.99

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 2011

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2207790

ISBN: 0399256539

Condition: Fine


3rd printing. 2011 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. [32 pp.] Home for Christmas tells the story of a naughty troll who doesn't want to do his chores. After a brief visit to some other families (owls, otters, moose, and bears), he learns that his family was pretty great after all! View more info

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The Quiltmaker's Gift

By: Brumbeau, Jeff

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Orchard Books: 2001

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2274178

ISBN: 0439309107

Condition: Near Fine


Third printing. Book of the Year Winner sticker on jacket front. 2001 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. When a generous quiltmaker finally agrees to make a quilt for a greedy king but only under certain conditions, she causes him to undergo a change of heart. View more info

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Dex: The Heart of a Hero

By: Buehner, Caralyn

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers: 2004

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2271975

ISBN: 1435116410

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. No jacket. A very nice copy. 2004 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Dexter the dog is so little that Cleevis the tomcat bullies him. But little Dex has dreams—big dreams. He wants to be a superhero. So he reads all the comic books he can, builds his muscles, and even orders a hero suit. Suddenly, even Cleevis needs his help! Dexter has determination, spirit, and heart as he proves, above all, that no matter how little you are, you can still do very big thin... View more info

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Cross-Country Cat

By: Calhoun, Mary

Price: $22.00

Publisher: William Morrow & Company: 1979

Seller ID: 2265019

ISBN: 0688221866

Condition: Near Fine


Sticker ghosting on jacket, jacket faintly foxed, pencil note on front jacket flap. Page ridges faintly foxed,. 1979 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. A sassy Siamese cat, stranded among snow-covered mountains, proves equal to the challenges of cross-country skiing when it becomes his only way out of the mountains. View more info

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My Daughter, My Son, the Eagle, the Dove

By: Castillo, Ann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dutton Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197088

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2000 Hard Cover. Both a blessing to a child and a tribute to parenthood, this superb keepsake book by renowned Chicana poet and author Ana Castillo was inspired by ancient Aztec chants. It's the ideal gift to commemorate any of various momentous events in an older child's life--such as graduation, an important birthday, a quincea-era, or a family occasion. In words and pictures, the book's two sections--o... View more info

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Hairs / Pelitos : A Story in English and Spanish

By: Cisneros, Sandra; Valenzuela, Liliana

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Apple Soup / Alfred A. Knopf: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198570

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1994 Large Hardcover. This jewel-like vignette from Sandra Cisneros's best-selling The House on Mango Street shows, through simple, intimate portraits, the diversity among us. A Dragonfly Book in English and Spanish.A Parenting Magazine Best Children's Book of the Year. View more info

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Persephone

By: Clayton, Sally Pomme

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers: 2009

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2272169

ISBN: 0802853498

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. No jacket. A very nice copy. 2009 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. On a warm spring day, the beautiful young goddess Persephone is snatched from her home by Hades, god of the Underworld, and taken away to live underground and become his bride. Persephone's mother, Demeter, goddess of Earth, is so brokenhearted that she curses the land so nothing can grow — a permanent winter. How will Persephone and her mother be reunited? Will spring ever come again? Thi... View more info

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Greek Legends: The Stories, the Evidence

By: Connolly, Peter

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books: 1993

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2271977

ISBN: 1566195179

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 1993 Large Hardcover. 92 pp. In this re-telling of the old legends the stories are linked to the surviving archaeological evidence, bringing the stories vividly to life, with full-color illustrations on every page. View more info

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The Little Red Caboose That Ran Away

By: Curren, Polly

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Treasure Books: 1952

Seller ID: 1539509

Condition: Good


Binding lightly frayed, crayon circles on final page. 1952 Hard Cover. 24 pp. Charming tale of a runaway caboose. 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 com... 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. Th... 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 F... 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

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