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The Village of Round and Square Houses

By: Grifalconi, Ann

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1986

Edition: 4th Printing

Inscription: Signed by author. Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2013849

Condition: Very Good


4th printing. Inscribed without attribution and signed ('Enjoy! Ann Grifalconi') on title page. Jacket spine slightly faded. 1986 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. A Caldecott Honor Book. The village of Tos is like no other village in the world, for in this village the women live in round houses and the men live in square ones. The story of how this came to be is told from the point of view of a young girl who grew up there. Ann Grifalconi's bold, dynamic art and rhythmic storytelling recreate this world and make The Village of Round and Square Houses a perfect book for reading aloud. View more info

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Swan Lake

By: Helprin, Mark

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ariel Books/Houghton Mifflin Company: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279023

ISBN: 0395498589

Condition: Fine


First edition. An excellent copy. 1989 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 80 pp. Two-time Caldecott medalist Chris Van Allsburg illustrates Mark Helprin's enchanting story of the characters in Tchaikovsky's famous ballet. A prince's love for a swan queen overcomes an evil sorcerer's spell in this fairy tale adaptation of the classic ballet. View more info

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A City in Winter

By: Helprin, Mark

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Viking/Ariel: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279024

ISBN: 0670868434

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Remainder mark on page base. 1996 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 147 pp. Driven to avenge the murder of her royal parents and reclaim their lost kingdom, the daring young heroine and would-be queen journeys to the besieged city on the plain to seek out its eveil conqueror, the Usurper. Mark Helprin's spellbing tale reveals a city veiled in snow, at once divine and deadly. Van Allsburg's stunning illustrations supply a palpable richness which captures all the exhilarating expanse of the story. 13 color illustrations. View more info

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The Veil of Snows

By: Helprin, Mark

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Viking/Ariel: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279025

ISBN: 0670874914

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket flaps very faintly toned. 1997 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 120 pp. After many years of peace, a queen prepares for the birth of her first child, only to be forced to confront an impending danger, as the Usurper once again threatens her city, while her husband and his army are vanished into the wilderness, in the third volume of a trilogy that began with Swan Lake. View more info

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The Veil of Snows

By: Helprin, Mark

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Viking/Ariel: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279026

ISBN: 0670874914

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Two faint 1 inch stains on jacket edge. 1997 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 120 pp. After many years of peace, a queen prepares for the birth of her first child, only to be forced to confront an impending danger, as the Usurper once again threatens her city, while her husband and his army are vanished into the wilderness, in the third volume of a trilogy that began with Swan Lake. View more info

Where the Wild Things Are

By: Sendak, Maurice

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Harper & Row, Publishers: 1984

Seller ID: 2291702

ISBN: 0064431789

Condition: Very Good


Faint toning to wrapper edge. 1984 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Where the Wild Things Are is a 1963 children's picture book by American writer and illustrator Maurice Sendak, originally published by Harper & Row. The book has been adapted into other media several times, including an animated short, a 1980 opera, and, in 2009, a live-action feature film adaptation directed by Spike Jonze. According to HarperCollins, the book has sold over 19 million copies worldwide as of 2008. View more info

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Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale

By: Steptoe, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265294

ISBN: 0688040462

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Sticker on jacket rear. 1987 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Mufaro's two beautiful daughters, one bad-tempered, one kind and sweet, go before the king, who is choosing a wife. View more info