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The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread

By: Dicamillo, Kate

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Scholastic: 2004

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2266114

ISBN: 0439692202

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2004 Hard Cover. 267 pp. The adventures of Desperaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin. View more info

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The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup and a Spool of Thread

By: Dicamillo, Kate

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Candlewick Press: 2006

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2291894

ISBN: 0763625299

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Faint edge wear. 2006 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Welcome to the story of Despereaux Tilling, a mouse who is in love with music, stories, and a princess named Pea. It is also the story of a rat called Roscuro, who lives in the darkness and covets a world filled with light. And it is the story of Miggery Sow, a slow-witted serving girl who harbors a simple, impossible wish. These three characters are about to embark on a journey that will lead them down into a horrible dungeon, up into a glittering castle, and, ultimately, into each other's lives... 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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Thimble Summer

By: Enright, Elizabeth

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc.: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287937

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Minor loss to spine head and spine base, spine and board edges faintly toned, jacket flap laid in. 1938 Hard Cover. 124 pp. Color plates and endpapers, and black-and-white drawings, by author. Winner of the 1939 Newbery Award. When Garnet finds a silver thimble in the sand by the river, she is sure it's magical. But is it magical enough to help her pig, Timmy, win a blue ribbon on Fair Day? View more info

Image for The Dark Frigate: Wherein is told the story of Philip Marsham who lived in the time of King Charles and was bred a sailor but came home to England after many hazards by sea and land and fought for the King at Newbury and lost a great inheritance and departed for Barbados in the same ship, by curious chance, in which he had long before adventured with the pirates

The Dark Frigate: Wherein is told the story of Philip Marsham who lived in the time of King Charles and was bred a sailor but came home to England after many hazards by sea and land and fought for the King at Newbury and lost a great inheritance and departed for Barbados in the same ship, by curious chance, in which he had long before adventured with the pirates

By: Hawes, Charles Boardman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1934

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 1954394

Condition: Very Good


18th printing. Page ridge & jacket lightly foxed, 1 inch closed jacket tear.Very Good. 1934 Hard Cover. 247 pp. 8vo. The Newbery Medal winning novel following the nautical adventures of Philip Marsham. Color frontispiece by Anton Otto Fischer showing a frigate under full sail. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Charles Boardman Hawes (January 24, 1889 – 1923) was an American author. He was posthumously awarded the 1924 Newbery Medal for The Dark Frigate (1923). Additionally, The Great Quest (1921) was a 1922 Newbery Honor book. View more info

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All in the Day's Riding

By: James, Will

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262398

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Spine a bit faded, ink name on front endpaper. 1933 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, [2], 251, [1] pp. Tall 8vo. A description of the daily life of an American cowboy, featuring accounts of rodeos and round-ups, by the author of Smoky the Cowhorse (for which he won the 1927 Newbery Medal) and other Western works. Illustrations by the author throughout. View more info