Irish Folk Tales Henry Glassie, ed. A delightful, and informative book of folk stories collected by a scholarly and scientific folklorist. Full of wit and fantasy. Pantheon Books, 1985. ISBN 0-394-53224-4. Soft cover, 6 x 9-1/4 inches, 353 pages. Inscription on front fly. Slight crease to spine, light soil along edge. Under 2 lb.
No More Monsters for Me! Peggy Parish Illustrated by Marc Simont When Minn finds a baby monster in the bushes, she takes it home. The baby monster cries and eats a lot. Every hour it grows bigger and bigger. That's when Minn learns that a monster is not a very good pet! Weekly Reader Books, 1981. Hard matte pictorial cover, 6-1/4 x 8-3/4 inches, 64 pages. Slight wear to corners and spine ends. Otherwise very good condition. Buyer to pay shipping and handling. Under 1 lb.
Little Toot Hardie Gramatky The story of a busy little tugboat who liked to play instead of work. But that all changed when he rescued an ocean liner from a storm. Weekly Reader Children's Book Club edition. G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1939. Hard cover, 7-1/4 x 8 inches, 100 pages. Spot on front edge, a soiled page, a tiny puncture hole through half of pages. Small mark on spine. Slight corner wear. Under 2 lb.
Johnny Lion's Book Edith Thacher Hurd, Johnny Lion stays home and reads a book about a baby lion who goes out and gets into trouble. An I Can Read book presented by Weekly Reader Book, published by arangement with Harper and Row Publishers, Inc., 1965. Hard pictorial cover, 6-1/4 x 8-3/4 inches, 64 pages. Slightly rubbed corners and edges. A number about 3/8 x 3/4 inches in red ball piont ink on the front free fly. One page has a slight crease along the edge. Inside is clean and crisp. Buyer to pay shipping and handling. Under 1 lb.
The Winged Watchman Hilda Van Stockum A story of life in Holland during World War II, and a little Dutch boy who works with the underground movement. Hilda Van Stockum Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1962. For the Scott, Foresman Invitations to Personal Reading Program. Hard pictorial cover, 6 x 8-1/4 inches, 204 pages. School stamp inside front. Very slight bumping of corners. Otherwise clean with no tears. Under 2 lb.
Cousins at Camm Corners Shirley Simon, Illustrated by Reisie Lonette When her father dies, Marcy would like to stay in New York with his fiancee, an actress, but her uncle sends her to live with her aunt and uncle in Ohio. She has a hard time adjusting to this family, and keeps planning to go back to New York. An interesting story. Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Company, 1963. For the Scott, Foresman Invitations to Personal Reading Program. Hard pictorial cover, 6 x 8-1/2 inches, 192 pages. School stamp inside front cover, slightly bumped corners. Otherwise clean with no tears. Sturdy binding. Under 2 lb.
Tammy Camps Out Elizabeth Baker, ill by Beth Krush Tammy and her family go camping in the White Mountains. There they find a bobcat, so the little captive bobcat will have company when he is released. Houghton Mifflin Company, 1957. Hard cloth bound cover, no dust jacket, 6-1/4 x 9 inches, 52 pages. Ex-library, with pocket which has come loose in the back, a number an dschool stamp in the front. Pages are clean with no tears. Under 1 lb.
The Light Princess George MacDonald, illustrated by Wiliam Pène Du Bois A light-hearted fairy tale of a princess with no gravity. Thomas Y. Crowell, 1962. For the Scott, Foresman Invitations to Personal Reading Program. Hard pictorial cover, 7-1/4 x 10-1/4 inches, 48 pages. Ex-library, pocket in back. Bottom corner shows soil and slight stain, which does not reach the printing. Top edge of cover has nicks in front and back, as though bound too tight. Scratches on back cover. There are some light soil spots. Under 2 lb.
Mountain Born Elizabeth Yates, illustrated by Nora S. Unwin Mountain Born, the story of the boy Peter and his little black cosset who grew to be the leader of a flock of sheep, is a true pastoral, moving with the seasons and the lives of the creatures on a mountain farm. Sheep, shepherds and their ways have changed little since David herded on Judean hills, and they are as little different all over the world. There is a constancy to them that makes them something of a common denominator to civilization. The little boy in New England or England, Iceland or Brazil, who leads his father's sheep up to a mountain pasture and thinks long thoughts as he gazes across their fleecy backs into space, might be the Peter of MOUNTAIN BORN. Coward, McCann & Co., 1943. For the Scott, Foresman Invitations to Personal Reading Program. Hard pictorial cover, 6-1/2 x 9-1/2 inches, 118 pages. School room no. on inside front, otherwise clean, and no tears. Very good condition. Under 2 lb.
I Want to be a Lawyer Eugene Baker Easy to read text describes a lawyer's job and training. When Brian's big brother comes home from Law School for a vacation, he and Dad talk about being a lawyer. (Dad smokes a pipe.) Chidrens Press, Chicago, 1973, first edition. Hard pictorial cover, 8-1/4 x 9-3/4 inches, 30 pages. Ex-library, pocket inside back cover, library and discard marks inside front. Cover slightly rubbed. Pages are clean with no tears. Buyer to pay shipping and handling. Under 2 lb.
Ike and Mama and the Once-In-a-lifetime Movie Carol Snyder, drawings by Charles Robinson Ike Greenberg and his friends appear as extras in a D. W. Griffith movie and surprise their family. Set in the 1920s. Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1981. Book Club Edition. Hard cover, with dust jacket, 6-1/4 x 8-1/4 inches, 96 pages. Slightly bumped corners. Stamped Belongs to inside front. Dust jacket has several tears along the top and bottom edges. Under 1 lb.
Drummer Hoff Barbara Emberley, Illustrated by Ed Emberley Here is a funny poem that grows to a climax. It took many men to put the cannon together so that Drummer Hoff fired it off. Beautiful pictures. Prentice Hall, 1967. 10-1/4 x 8 inches, about 28 unnumbered pages. Ex-school-library, with pocket inside back cover, and library marks. Corners are worn. Under 2 lb.
Gremlins Storybook, The Mary Carey Illustrated with photographs from the movie An unusual Christmas present leads Billy Peltzer into the adventure of a lifetime. Join Billy as he discovers the wonder of his strange, new pet, Gizmo. follow the action as Billy accidentally unleashes the horror of the GREMLINS! the hit movie comes to life in this exciting storybook, illustrated with photos from the film. Golden Press, 1984. Hard glossy pictorial cover, 8-3/4 x 11-1/4 inches, 41 pages. Slight rubbing to cover. Just a little wear to corners. Under 2 lb.
Ellen Emerson White Friends for Life is a murder mystery for young people. Avon Books, 1983. ISBN 0-380-82578-3. Paperback, 171 pages. Cover has been laminated. Back cover has wrinkles. Owner's address label inside front. Under 1 lb.
What could be simpler for a basic ABC book? Huge double page illustrations simply titled, 1 squirrel 4 geese, etc. Black line with watercolor paints describes the illustrator, Nancy Trafuri's technique as she features a puppy scampering through the fields and farmyards asking how many creatures he meets along the way. We ship to domestic customers by USPS Book Rate of $1.34, Priority only if specified by buyer.
From the Disney Wonderful World of Reading Series, this one features Pinocchio, Jiminy and all our favorite characters. From 1973, full of cartoon illustrations even on the end papers. A couple of light stains on the cover, but the interior is in excellent condition. No stains, marks, etc.We ship to domestic customers by USPS Book Rate of $1.34, Priority only if specified by buyer.
Know someone who is about to loose their first tooth? (or maybe their last tooth?) Here is a little book that will answer the age old question What will you do when YOUR loose tooth comes out? Great pictures by Diane deGroat. This paperback has a little bending at the corners, but otherwise in good condition. No rips, tears, marks, or drool. Put out by Scholastic, INc. We ship to domestic customers by USPS Book Rate of $1.34, Priority only if specified by buyer.
Funny little paperback book full of cartoons featuring the BIG GAME between the 4 legged creatures (The Animal Champs) and the birds of the air (Super Birds). Will I tell you who won? No way! Written and ilustrated by Leonard Kessler, this is a First Edition Dell Yearling Paperback book. Pretty good condition, some staining on the cover and the back, but interior pages really clean. Watch the game plan develop and root for your favorite team. Cute!! We ship to domestic customers by USPS Book Rate of $1.34, Priority only if specified by buyer.
Toddlecreek Post Office Uri Shulevitz Toddlecreek postoffice was an unusual one in a small town. The Trumpet Club, 1992. Soft cover, 9 x 11-1/4 inches, 28 pages. Spine stress marks, slightly curled corners. Under 1 lb.
Will's Mammoth Story by Rafe Martin, illustrated by Stephen Gammell Will loved mammoths . . . wolly mammoths. His mother and father had told him that all the mammoths had disappeared ten thousand years ago. But will sets out to find them. Delightful pictures of mammoths and their environment. G. P. Putnam's Sons, Doubleday Dell Publishing Group, Inc., Trumpet Club, 1990. Soft cover, 11 x 9-1/2 inches, 32 pages. Slightly curled corners, spine stress. Buyer to pay shipping and handling. Under 1 lb. Shipping information will be found at the bottom of the home page. May be shipped Media (10 - 16 days) or Priority (3 - 4 days). For International shipping, please ask for cost quote.
Babar's Little Girl Laurent De Brunhoff Come meet Isabelle, the newest member of Babar's family. Isabelle is playful, spunky, and totally captivating. But sometimes her curiosity gets her in trouble. Random House, 1987. Large format soft cover, 8-3/4 x 12-1/2 inches, about 30 pages. Slight edge wear. Clean, no tears. Under 2 lb.
The Right Number of Elephants Story by Jeff Sheppard, pictures by Felicia Bond What is the right number of elephants to pull a train, paint the ceiling, give shade at the beach, etc. A counting story, counting backward from 10 to 1. Imaginative illustrations. Scholastic, Inc., 1991, first Scholastic printing. Soft cover, 10 x 8-3/4 inches, 26 pages. Ex-library, with pocket in back. Cover has been laminated, corners are curled and worn. Some soiled spots inside front and back. Under 1 lb.
Fievel Goes West - An American Tail Story by Charles Swenson Illustrated by Beverly Lazor-Bahr Steven Spielburg Presents The Illustrated Story. Adapted from the movie by Cathy East Dubowski from a screenplay by Flint Dille. Based on characters created by David Kirschner. Little Fievel Mousekewitz and his family are set for another adventure. the year is 1886, and the Mousekewitzes are heading West to Green River -- a place, they've heard, where cheese grows on trees, and cats and mice are friends. But Fievel soon discovers the truth; the evil Cat R. Waul and his gang of wicked cats have lured the mice into a trap -- a mousetrap. It's up to Fievel to save everyone, and in so doing he learns what being a true hero is really all about. Grosset & Dunlap, 1991. Amblin Entertainment. Soft cover, 8-3/4 x 9-3/4 inches, about 48 unnumbered pages. Light wear to cover. First Class shipping.
A Hippopotamusn't J. Patrick Lewis, ill. by Victoria Chess A book of charming poetry about animals. Poems include: A Tomcat Is; All Eyes; The Beak of the Pelican; Snake Song; Yummyhummingbird; Mr. and Mrs. Turtle; At the Waterhole; Bluest Whale; Rules for the Elephant Parade; Remembering Oscar Eel; A Flamingo; Bragging in the Barnyard; Tut-u-tut--tut; How to Tell a Camel; The Turkey's Wattle; Penguins; The Noise in the Mountains; Robin; Tom Tigercat; How the Rhinoceros Got His Nose; Oyster Stew; The Wolf; A Charm Against a Grackle; Pelicanaries; River-Lovers; Slug; Blizzard Birds; The Culture of the Vulture; Jack A.; Dragonflyer; How to Trick a chicken; The Peacock and the Peahen; Six Birds; Mrs. Praying Mantis; A Hippopotamusn't. The pictures by Victoria Chess complement the poetry. The Trumpet Club, 1990. Soft cover, 9-3/4 x 7-3/4 inches, 38 pages. Creases in cover, slightly curled corners.Very Good. Buyer to pay shipping and handling. Under 1 lb.
Clara Joins the Circus Michael J. Pellowski, Illustrated by True Kelley What can Clara the Cow do when she wants to join the circus? All the jobs she tries out for end up in failure, until she inadvertantly adds to the clown act. Parents Magazine Press, 1981. Hard pictorial cover, 6-3/4 x 8-3/4 inches, 40 pages. Name in 'belongs to' square, and writing at top inside cover. Light corner wear. Very good condition. Buyer to pay shipping and handling. Under 1 lb.
No Carrots for Harry! Jean Langerman pictures by Frank Remkiewicz Harry Rabbit hates carrots! When he goes with his family to Aunt Pru's house he is told that he must eat that carrot if he wants his favorite sweetgrass tarts. He is so angry that he bites the carrot, and finds out that carrots don't taste bad after all. A Parents Magazine Read Aloud Original, 1989. ISBN: 0-8193-1190-1. Hard pictorial cover, 6-3/4 x 8-3/4 inches, 36 pages. Slight corner wear. A few light spots. Name inside front cover. Reading pages are clean and neat with no tears. Buyer to pay shipping and handling. Under 1 lb.
The Housekeeper's Dog Jerry Smath When the housekeeper's dog is taken by her employer to a fashionable school for dogs, he becomes very different. A Parents Magazine Read aloud Original, 1980. Hard pictorial cover, 6-3/4 x 8-3/4 inches, 40 pages. Slight corner wear, a small pen mark on the front cover, a name inside front cover. One page has a small spot along the margin. Buyer to pay shipping and handling. Under 1 lb.
Wag-Tail-Bess Marjorie Flack This is the story of Wag-Tail Bess, an Airedale dog, who was afraid of everything, including her shadow, until Angus the Scottie dog started chasing ducks, and Wag-Tail Bess joined in the chase. Doubleday and Co., Garden City, New York, 1933. (Probably printed after 1946, when Doubleday, Doran and Co. became Doubleday and Co.) Hard cover, 10 x 6-3/4 inches, 32 pages. Ex-library. Cover has worn corners and spine ends, with some stains. Front fly has been taped in and has remains of removed pocket. Title page is loose for 3-1/4 inches, plus a 1-1/2 inch tear. Most pages have short tears near gutters at top or bottom or both. Pages have creased corners. Back fly is missing. All reading pages appear to be present. Altogether fair condition. This is a rare book. Under 1 lb.
Bears on Wheels Stan & Jan Berenstain A Bright and Early Counting Book Random House, Grollier Book Club, 1969. ISBN 0-394-80967-X. Hard pictorial cover, 6-1/4 x 8-3/4 inches, 33 pages. Slight wear to corners and cover. Buyer to pay shipping and handling. Under 1 lb.
The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter illustrated by David McPhail This is a soft cover Scholastic edition of the classic Beatrix Potter story. Published by F. Warne & Co., 1989. Lower corner of front cover bent. Name inside front cover. The rest of the book is in good clean, unmarked condition. Four x 5-1/2 inches, 58 pages. Under 1 lb
ABC Bunny by Wanda Ga'g Hand lettered by Howard Gag. This book includes a song of the alphabet, with music by Flavia Ga'g, and pictures to go with the verses for each letter of the alphabet, drawn by Wanda Gag. Newberry Award. Published by Coward, McCann & Geoghegan Inc., 1978. Soft cover, 8-1/4 inches x 11 inches, 36 pages. Corners creased, especially back cover. Some soiling, especially where corners are creased. Top and bottom of spine worn. Great to be read to or for early reader. Under 1 lb.
Little Mouse on the Prairie Stephen Cosgrove, illustrated by Robin James Tweezle Dee, the little mouse on the prairie learns to smile, as the other mice learn to work. Grolier Enterprises Corp., 1978. Hard pictorial cover, 6-7/8 x 10 inches, 28 pages. Spot on Title Page has removed a small bit of printing. Worn corners and edges. Writing over title on front cover. Buyer to pay shipping and handling. Under 2 lb.
Of Colors and Things Tana Hoban This is a colorful picture book of photographs demonstrating the colors of things, a page of red objects, a page of green objects, etc. Scholastic, Inc., 1st Scholastic printing, October, 1990. Soft cover, 11 x 8-3/4 inches, 22 pages. A few corners have creases. Cover has some worn and rubbed spots. Pages are clean and bright. Under 1 lb.
The Strange Teepee by Philip Hart with dust jacket illustrated by Charles Klinger. Published by The Saalfield Publishing Company, Akron, Ohio, New York. Copyright 1931. Book is very tight and clean with yellowed pages. Dust jacket is good with a couple of flea bites at the top and slight roughness at top.
The Boy Scouts on War Trials in Belgium by Herbert Carter. Published by A. L. Burt Company, copyright 1916. Illustrated cover and illustrated front page. Dust jacket is worn at the edges and has a couple of tears. Has some staining on the first couple of pages but the rest of the book is clean and tight.
Dumbo the Flying Elephant Walt Disney book Random House, 1978. Pictorial cover, 6-1/4 x 8-3/4, 44 unnumbered pages. Worn corners, back split from bottom, 3-1/2 inches. Inside back gutter split from top 4 inches. 3 pages have pen scribbling on them. Under 1 lb.
Indian Big and Indian Little Solveig Paulson Russell, pictures by Leonard Kessler One day Indian Big met Indian Little in the woods. How! said Indian Big. I am glad that I am big. It must be awful to be a little Indian like you. Indian Little disagreed, so they set out to find the Old Wise Man. But on their journey they learn the answer for themselves. Bobs-Merrill Company, 1964. Ex-library. Hard cover with Mylar covered dust jacket 9-1/4 x 7-1/4 inches, 40 pages. Pocket inside front. Back fly is missing. Some stain from taped on jacket. Small tears along bottom edges of pages. Under 1 lb.
We Can Jump Barbara Williams Illustrators, Mary Maloney, and Stan Fleming An easy-to-read invitation to jump in a variety of ways. Regensteiner Publisheing Enterprises, Inc., 1974, 4th printing. Hard pictorial cover, 8 x 9-3/4 inches, 32 pages. Ex-library, with pocket inside front, and other library marks. Cover shows wear to edges and corners, and slight discoloration. Under 1 lb.
What are Faces for? Jack Winder A clever little book in rhyme about faces. An Aro Publishing Buppet Book from Aro Publishing Co., 1980. Hard pictorial cover, 6-1/4 x 7-1/4 inches, 22 pages. Ex-library with pocket inside front and other library marks. Color is partly rubbed off of cover, and corners are worn. One very small edge tear. Buyer to pay shipping and handling. Under 1 lb.
Witch's Magic Cloth Miyoko Matsutani, illustrated by Yasuo Segawa, English Version by Alvin Tresselt The old witch of the mountain was not as frightening as the old woman imagined, and she returned from her trip with a lovely piece of cloth which continues to replace itself. Parents Magazine Press, 1969. Hard pictorial cover, 8-1/4 x 10-1/4 inches, 32 pages. Ex-library, with pocket inside front. Cover corners are worn, and the spine has damage for 1-3/4 inch at top, which has been taped, and a crack in the middle. A few fingerprints, and a small tear at the top of one page. otherwise very good. Under 2 lb.
Hide-and-Seek Renate Meyer A textless picture book that depicits two children playing hide and seek. Helps shape recognition. Bradbury Press, 1969. Hard cover with dust jacket. 10 x 8 inches, 25 pages. Ex-library with pocket in front. Dust jacket, inside a mylar cover, has been torn across the front and taped, and has a 1-1/2 inch tear in back. Under 1 lb.
Boxcar Children #30, The Disappearing Friend Mystery Gertrude Chandler Warner, Scholastic, Inc., 1992, 1st printing. Soft cover, 5-1/4 x 7-3/4 inches, 178 pages. Very light wear to edges and corners. Under 1 lb.
Boxcar Children #42, The Mystery of the Missing Cat Gertrude Chandler Warner Scholastic, Inc., 1994, 1st printing. Soft cover, 5-1/4 x 7-3/4 inches, 178 pages. Very light wear to edges and corners. Under 1 lb.
Tom Swift, 5, Monster Machine Victor Appleton The TANC -- a Transformable Ambulatory Nuclear-powered Craft -- is an all-errain vehicle, supersonic jet, and state-of-the-art spacecraft rolled into one. And for Tom swift, TANC also makes a mean monster truck. But before he can drive it into the mud pits, he's drawn into a snake pit of high-tech intrigue! an international arms dealer who wants to turn TANC into a weapon of mass destruction kidnaps tom to a remote south American hideaway. The only way Tom can stop the plan is to fly the monster machine untested -- dodging an arsenal of artillery, missiles, and jet fighters! Archway - Pocket Books, 1991. ISBN 0-671-67827-2. Paperback, 154 pages. Very good condition. Slight edgewear. Under 1 lb.
Summer #6, Beaches, Boys and Betrayal Katherine Applegate The summer of her dreams is almost over, and Summer Smith faces the most difficult decision of her life. Will she go back to safe, sweet Seth Warner, the guy she's promised to marry, or will she take a chance on passionate Austin Reed? One girl. Two guys. The choice of a lifetime. Pocket Books, 1996, 1st printing. ISBN 0-671-51040-1. Paperback, 196 pages. Cover has creased corner, lightly worn edges. Under 1 lb.
My Teacher Glows in the Dark Bruce Coville The sizzling sequel to My Teacher Fried My Brains and My Teacher Is an Alien. A Minstrel book, published by Pocket Books, 1991. ISBN 0-671-72709-5. Paperback, 137 pages. Front cover has 1 inch tear at top of spine, and tear and crease along bottom edge. Buyer to pay shipping and handling. Under 1 lb.
No Such Thing as a Witch Ruth Chew Nora and Tad never believed in magic -- until Maggie Brown mived in next door! Scholastic, Inc., 1971, 1st printing. Soft cover, 5-1/4 x 7-3/4 inches, 178 pages. Very light wear to edges and corners. _____ Under 1 lb.
Brenda's Private Swing Bernice Chardiet, Grace Maccarone, Pictures by G. Brian Karas Brenda has a new swing set that everyone wants to try. Will she share? Scholastic, Inc., 1991, 1st printing. Soft cover, 5-1/4 x 7-1/2 inches, about 32 unnumbered pages. Light wear to cover. Buyer to pay shipping and handling. Under 1 lb.
Bet You Can't, Secret World of Alex Mack Diana G. Gallagher Can Alex go 24 hours without the powers? Nickelodeon, a Minstrel book published by Pocket books, 1995, 1st printing. ISBN 0-671-53300-2. Soft cover, 5-1/4 x 7-3/4 inches, 178 pages. Very light wear to edges and corners. Under 1 lb.
Book- The Flag of our United States, 1942, Rand McNally and Company, Chicago, by Colonel James A Moss. Book explains the history of the flag and our country. It explains the proper way to use and display the flag. It includes the history of our nation, individual states and their flags. Cover is worn, inside is in nice condition.
I Wish I Could Fly Ron Maris Turtle wants to be able to fly like a bird, dive like a frog, climb like a squirrel, run like a rabbit. But he's glat that when it rains he has a safe house, and doesn't get wet. Scholastic, Inc., 1990. Soft cover, 8 x 10 inches, 32 pages. Slight corner wear. Very good. Under 1 lb.
Book- The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain. Illustrated by Polly Bolian, Published 1965 by Whitman Publishing Company, Racine, Wisconsin. Book is hard cover with 35 chapters and 254 pages. Book is in good condition, pages have yellowed around the edges.
Book- Tell Me Why, Still - Answers to hundreds of questions children ask, #4456, Grosset and Dunlap Publishing, New York, by Arkady Leokum, Illustrations by Cynthia Iliff Koehler and Alvin Koehler. This 1979 Printing is hard cover, has 10 chapters and 479 pages. This book answers the questions How do we see ourselves in a mirror? to How do snails walk? and everything in between. Vintage childrens book has the inside and out in very good condition.
Wonder Book, 1952, The Little Car that Wanted A Garage. #573. Story by Catherine Woolley and pictures by Edward Meshekoff. Wonder Books, New York. Book is vintage, cover has wear, inside in good condition with tape on 2 pages.
Childs Little Golden Book Stop And Go A Safety Book
Childrens Little Golden Book, 1957- 1st edition - Stop and Go A Safety Book. #A17, 24 pages, Simon and Schuster, New York. Story by Loyta Higgins and pictures by Joan Walsh Anglund. Vintage book cover has minor wear, inside in very nice condition.
Childrens Book Supercar, #492, Little Golden Book, 1962, 1st edition. By George Sherman, Pictures Mel Crawford. Story is about Mike Mercury and his spaceship super car. Golden Press, New York. Book has 24 pages, cover has minor wear, inside pages are in very good condition. Vintage and overall in nice condition.
Mrs. Moon Takes a Drive Pearl Augusta Harwood Mrs. Moon helps William take his crow, whose wing has healed, to the park by the Children's Museum. Lerner Publications Co., 1971. Hard pictorial cover, 7-1/4 x 9-1/4 inches, about 32 un-numbered pages. From a school district library, with pocket in the back, and school marks and stamps on the front cover and inside front. Slight crease to front fly. Lightly bumped corner. Under 1 lb.
My Little Golden Book About God Jane Werner Watson Illustrated by Eloise Wilkin A classic book on the love of God for all nature and for little children. Golden Press, 1975. This is the 21st printing, as shown by the line of letters that starts with U. Binding is rubbed, corners are bumped a bit, and cover has some ink marks. Under 1 lb.
The Naughty Little Kid Sergej Michalkow; Bernhard Nast Translated from the German by Marion Koenig, this is a story of a foolish baby goat who wanted his own way no matter what anyone said. He becones stranded on an island, and has to be rescued by the other animals before the wolves have him for dinner. American edition published 1969 by Regensteiner Publishing Enterprises, Inc. The number line begins with 1, and date line with 69, therefore I believe it is a first edition. Hard pictorial cover, 7-1/2 x 10-3/4 inches, 29 pages. Ex-library, with pocket and date page inside back cover, and other library and discard stamps. The cover is worn along the edges and corners, and rubbed. Some spots, stains and a few small edge tears. But the illustrations are great. Under 2 lb.
The Day the Spaceship Landed Beman Lord Illustrated by Harold Berson When the spaceship arrives, Mike makes friends with the crew, but can't talk about it while they are still on earth. This makes it difficult at home and school. Finally, one of them dresses as a witch and goes to a Halloween party with Mike. After they leave, he can tell about what he saw. Henry Z. Walck, Inc., 1967. Hard cover, no dust jacket. 6-1/4 x 8-1/4 inches, 64 pages. Ex-library, with a pocket in the back. Library stamps on a few pages. Slight corner wear, and a mark where a number tape was on the spine. Otherwise, very good condition. Under 1 lb.
Fables Written and illustrated by Arnold Lobel These fables, cleverly written by Arnold Lobel, are in the style of Aesop, with a moral at the end of each. There is a full page illustration to go with each fable. Scholastic, Inc., 1980. Soft cover, 8 x 11 inches, 41 pages. Cover has some rubbing and minor spots, corner is creased. Otherwise very good. Buyer to pay shipping and handling. Under 1 lb.
Firefighters! Nancy K. Robinson This book describes, for young readers, the work of the firefighters, in small towns, wildlands, and big cities, in tall buildings, at sea, space, and in the air. It tells what happens when a fireman is trapped. Scholastic Book Services, 1979. Soft cover, 7-1/2 x 9 inches, 62 pages. Black and white pictures. . Ex-library, with pocketlibrary stamp, and discard mark inside back. Library stamp inside front. Paper has darkened slightly. Small tear at gutter of front and back fly, and an edge tear on one page. Cover is scuffed and rubbed, with creasess to spine and a spot where the paper has come off. _____ Under 1 lb.
Mother Goose Eloise Wilkin Eloise Wilkin illustrates favorite old Mother Goose Rhymes. A Little Golden Book, Golden Press. 1963, later printing, with bar code and ISBN number. Hard pictorial cover, 6-3/4 x 7-3/4 inches, 24 pages. Small brown spot at edge of pages, 1/2 inch from top. Spine edge has been rubbed. A few other light spots. Slight corner wear. Under 1 lb.
Big Bird Brings Spring to Sesame Street A Sesame Street Little Golden Book Big Bird is tired of winter, and buys flowers to remind him of spring. All the Sesame Street gang are here, Count Count, Maria, Grover, Oscar, Bert and Ernie, Golden Press, 1985. Slight rubbing to the cover, otherwise very good. Under 1 lb.
Kirsten's Surprise, A Christmas story Janet Shaw Illustrated by Renee Graef This is a book from the American Girls Collection. Kirsten is a nine-year-old girl who moves with her family from Sweden to the American frontier in 1854. Kirsten wants to keep some of the old Swedish traditions alive in the new country. She plans a St. Lucia celebration for her family. But everything depends on a trip to town, that turns into a disaster. Published by Scholastic, Inc., 1990. Soft cover, 6-1/8 x 8-1/2, 62 pages. Small crease in back corner. Very slight edge wear. Near fine condition. Under 1 lb.
Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great Judy Blume Shiela begins to overcome her fears by admitting them, and she even learns to admit there are some things ste doesn't know about. Dell Yearling Book, 1984. Paperback, 118 pages. Wear to edges and corners. Name pencilled inside cover. Back cover and back fly have corner creases. Under 1 lb.
Lyle And The Birthday Party - Scholastic Soft Cover
Lyle and the Birthday Party Bernard Waber Lyle the Crocodile is overcome with jelousy when Joshua has a birthday party. So overcome, that he is sick and sent to the hospital. In the hospital he discovered the cure, doing good deeds for other people. Scholastic, Inc., 1989. Soft cover, 8 x 10 inches, 48 pages. Very good condition, with slight corner wear. Under 1 lb.
Adventures of Pinocchio M. J.Carr, Adapted from Colodi, from the screenplay by Sherry Mills, Steve Barron and Barry Berman Based on a film forom New Line Cinema Scholastic, Inc., 1996. Soft cover, 8 x 8 inches, 32 pages. Some creases on cover. Slightly wavy along bottom of pages. Otherwise very good. Buyer to pay shipping and handling. Under 1 lb. Shipping information will be found at the bottom of the home page. May be shipped Media (10 - 16 days) or Priority (3 - 4 days). For International shipping, please ask for cost quote.
by Cordelia Jones Ruth, whose mother and father have separated, is living in a strange town and wondering if she will ever make new friends. Ruth does make friends. First she meets a curious and adventurous cat she calls Camouflage, and through Camouflage, Michael. By the end of the book Ruth and her family, and the reader, as well, know something about patterns of living that break apart because they do not meet the needs of the people who live by them, and about ways of forming hopeful new patterns through compromise and honesty and love. S. G. Phillips, 1979. Hard cover with dust jacket, 160 pages. Ex-library, with pocket inside front. Dust jacket is covered in Mylar, attached to insides of covers. Library stamps and discard marks. Under 2 lb.
The Man with the Purple Eyes Charlotte Zolotow Illustrated by Joe Laker When Anna's father is ill in a hopital, she brings him a mysterious plant which grew from a seed she got from a strange man with purple eyes. Abelard Schuman, 1961, printed for the Scott, Foresman Invitations to Personal Rading Program. Hard pictorial cover, 6-1/2 x 8-1/2 inches, 60 pages. There are numbers inside front cover, from school collection. Slightly bumped corners. Otherwise very good and clean condition. Buyer to pay shipping and handling. Under 1 lb.
Glenda the Lion by Gary Pernick illustrated by Judith A. Moffatt Glenda the Lion wanted to play, but all her friends were sleeping, so Glenda gave a roar. Her friends don't look too happy. This is a reading book for Stage Two Words to learn include large, leopard, liked, lion lizard low, black Glenda play sleeping slow, was and with. The illustrations are exceptional pictures using a paper cut-out style. Modern Curriculum Press, division of Simon and Schuster, 1996. It is book 25 in the Ready Readers series. Soft cover, 8 x 6-1/2 inches, 16 pages. Used. There is a book plate inside the front cover with a child's name. Cover is slightly wrinkled, but book pages are very good, with no tears or marks. Buyer to pay shipping and handling. Under 1 lb. Shipping information will be found at the bottom of the home page. May be shipped Media (10 - 16 days) or Priority (3 - 4 days). For International shipping, please ask for cost quote.
Rand McNally Junior Elf Book,#8191. The Sleeping Tree Mystery by Jean Lewis, Pictures by June Goldsborough. Rand McNally and Company, 1975. Cover has minor wear, inside pages are in very good condition.
Childrens Book Rand McNally, Story of Jesus, #8015 by Gloria Diener Glover, Pictures by Priscilla Pointer. A First Religious Book, Rand McNally Company, 1949. Book is vintage and the cover has minor wear, inside pages are in very good condition.
From the Leather Stocking Tales. Book copyright date not given but based on a date written inside the front cover of Nov. 1899 it is at least 100 years old. Cover is decorative with no illustrations. Spine lighter from sun. One stain on title pages (shows in photo). Pages have yellowed and name of owner is written inside front cover, but otherwise the book is in good condition. 373 pages.
From the Leather Stocking Tales. Book copyright date not given but based on a date written inside the front cover of Nov. 1899 it is at least 100 years old. Cover is decorative with no illustrations. Spine lighter from sun. Pages have yellowed and name of owner is written inside front cover, but otherwise the book is in good condition.
From the Leather Stocking Tales. Book copyright date not given but based on a date written inside the front cover on 2 of the other books in this series dates around 1900. Cover is decorative but there are no illustrations. Pages have yellowed and name of owner is written inside front cover, but otherwise the book is in good condition.
Nice paperback alphabet book with pages featuring Halloween themes...like A is for afraid, N is for nasty, J is for Jack-o'-lantern, etc. etc. Very cute. Written by Pat Whitehead, illustrated by Stephanie Britt.We ship to domestic customers by USPS Book Rate of $1.33, Priority only if specified by buyer.
Sweet little book about the size of a First Golden book printed in 1987 by the Atlantic Monthly Press. Story and Illustrations by Marie Wabbes feature bunny rabbit in his garden deciding what to have for supper. Originally printed in Great Britain and you know how fond the British are of their rabbits! We ship to domestic customers by USPS Book Rate of $1.33, First Class if small item, and Priority only if specified.
Nancy K. Robinson Veronica tries to help Kimberly get the starring part in The Sound of Music, but that turns out to be a disaster. She wants to see her father in California, but her mother won't even give her his phone number. But a little library research helps. An amusing story. Scholastic, Inc., 1987. ISBN 0-590-40510-1. An Apple paperback, 155 pages. Wear on the edges, a corner crease on the cover . The back cover is speckled with stains. There is a homemade pocket inside the back cover. Under 1 lb.
Treasure Code Milton Dank and Gloria Dank A wealthy professor has planted a valuable prize - the fabulous dragon ring - somewhere in Philadelphia, and published a book of clues for finding it. Sphinx is certain that if the Galaxy Gang divides the eight clues among its members, they can solve the mystery. Delacorte Press, 1985 Hard cover, dust jacket, 5-3/4 x 8-1/2 inches, 115 pages. Slight nick in front fly. Dust jacket has some wear to corners and small tears along edges.Otherwise very good. Shipping: Under 1 lb.
Very nice picture book about a King who loved Holidays. A fun way to teach children the months of the year. As the King awaits each Holiday, each month is described in the context of the Holiday contained therein. Illustrations by Don Hedin. Ex library book with usual markings, but in very good shape. No tears, stains, etc. just some wear to the cover. We ship to domestic customers by USPS Book Rate of $1.33, Priority only if specified by buyer.
Missing that all important first book in this Walt Disney FUN-TO-LEARN library series? Here's your chance to grab it without having to buy a bunch of other unwanted ones. Every Disney character imaginable has a part to play in the great alphabet caper..Mickey, Goofey, Donald, tinkerbell, Snow White, etc etc. Great colorful illustrations , excellent condition hardcover. No stains, tears, etc. We ship to domestic customers by USPS Book Rate of $1.78, Priority only if specified by buyer.
New baby on the way? Wondering how your other kid(s) are going to handle it? Try presenting this little book that helps little Angela cope with not being the center of attention anymore. Written by Janet Matarasso, illustrated by Margaret Chamberlain. We ship to domestic customers by USPS Book Rate of $1.78, Priority only if specified by buyer.
Carol Ryrie Brink Caddie Woodlawn is a real adventurer. She'd rather hunt than sew, plow than bake, and beats her brothers' dares every chance she gets. Caddie is friends with the Indians, who scare most of the neighbors -- neighbors who, like her mother and sisters, don't understand her at all. Caddie is brave, and her story is special -- because it's true, based on the life and memories of Carol Ryrie Brink's grandmother, the real Caddie Woodlawn. Her spirit and sense of fun have made this book a classic that readers have taken to their hearts for over fifty years. Aladdin Books, 1990. ISBN 0-689-71370-3. Soft cover, 5-1/4 x 7-1/2 inches, 275 pages. Crease to lower front corner of cover and very small tear near spine at top, corner wear. Darkening of page edges. Otherwise very good. Buyer to pay shipping and handling. Under 1 lb.
Big Bird's Day on the Farm Cathi Rosenberg-Turow, illustrated by Maggie Swanson Golden Press. There is a name in the belongs to box on the inside front cover. It is missing the paper on the back of the back cover. Front cover is a bit wrinkled. There is a bit of crayon marking on the last page and inside of the back cover, mostly on the back cover. Not too bad. Good reading condition. No tears. Under 1 lb.
George got a little too curious by the look of the cover on this vintage book. He took a slice from each corner, but he left the inside absolutely perfect...no marks, stains or tears. This is an alphabet book with the great illustrations of H A Rey.We ship to domestic customers by USPS Book Rate of $1.33.
Pig friends Susie and Alfred quarrel while preparing for a costume party but make up in time to go together as paper bag monsters. If you are a pig lover, this is a great piggy book to add to your collection. Wonderfully illustrated showing the pigs in all their moods. Hardcover First Edition book is in good shape, just some roughness at the edges and a little warping from improper storage. Inside is free of stains, marks or tears. We ship to domestic customers by USPS Book Rate of $1.33.
Project: Genius William Hayes Pete wants to win a trip to the State Science Fair, so he joins the Science Club at school, in order to work on his project. What will he do with Eustice and three other white rats, a fox cub, and a continuous loop tape recorder? And if that doesnt work? A Scott, Foresman Company Edition Invitations to Personal Reading Program, published by Atheneum, 1963. Hard pictorial cover, 5-3/4 x 8-1/2 inches, 135 pages. Ex-school library with school stamp and marks inside front cover. No pocket. Bumped corners, slight wear to cover. Very well bound. Under 2 lb.
20,000 Baseball Cards Under the Sea Jon Buller and Susan Schade This is a Step into Reading step 3 book. Kenneth is a collector. He is a great friend, too. He takes Roger for an amazing ride in a homemade submarine. The scenery is awesome! The mermaids are friendly! What could be more wonderful? Roger is in for a day full of surprises in this funny new book by the authors of Space Rock and No Tooth, No Quarter! Random House, 1991. Soft cover, 6 x 9 inches, 48 pages. A bit of edge and corner wear, otherwise very good. Under 1 lb.
Winter Fun Rita Schlachter, illustrated by Susan Swan Turtle turns the calendar to June, so the weather will warm up, but it is still February. Rabbit gets Turtle to go out and have a picnic, and Turtle learns that February is not so bad after all. Troll Associates, 1986, first printing. Soft cover, 6 x 8-1/2 inches, 48 pages. Slight wear and creases to cover, with 1/2 inch separation along bottom of spine. Inside is firmly bound and in good condition. Buyer to pay shipping and handling. Under 1 lb.
The Clue of the Black Cat Paul Berna Translated from the French by John Buchanan-Brown, Illustrated by Prudence Seward Boby Thiriet, with his two older brothers, his sister, and his parents, has lived for almost as long as he can remember in a tiny basement apartment in the overcrowded Paris suburb of Puisay. One foggy winter evening Bobby and his father are discussing their troubles at Fred's Barbershop when a customer, overhearing them, offers the family a luxurious new apartment at the Belloy Estate. Monsieur Thiriet is persuaded to part with his savings in return for the previous tenant's rugs and oak-paneled cupboards -- and the lease -- only to find that he is the victim of a cruel confidence trick. Bobby, his brothers, and their friends follow the trail of a mysterious black cat, find the thieves, and finally recover the money. Pantheon Books, 1966. Hard cover, no dust jacket, 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 inches, 170 pages. Ex-library, with pocket inside back cover, and library stamps and marks. Corner wear and somewhat rubbed cover. Firm Gibralter Library Binding, and clean inside. Very good condition. Under 2 lb.
Mr. Bumba Draws a Kitten Pearl Augusta Harwood When Mr. Bumba draws the picture of a kitten to put in a newspaper, the owners come back for it. Lerner Publications Co., 1966. Hard pictorial cover, with library binding, 8 x 9-1/4 inches, c. 32 pages. Ex-library with pocket inside back, and library markings. Cover has a curve to it, and pages appear to have been slightly damp. Well bound and clean. Under 2 lb.
Halloween Cats Jean Marzollo, Hans Wilhelm The cats celebrate Halloween in this story for children. Scholastic, Inc., 1992, first thus. Read With Me Cartwheel Books paperbacks. Soft cover, 8 inches square, c. 26 unnumbered pages. Covers have some creases, edge and corner wear. Clean inside. Under 1 lb. Shipping information will be found at the bottom of the home page. May be shipped Media (10 - 16 days) or Priority (3 - 4 days). For International shipping, please ask for cost quote.
A Special Guest for Mr. And Mrs. Bumba Pearl Augusta Harwood When Mr. Bumba's Aunt Mary comes to claim her house, the Bumbas may have to move out, until they show her the joys of a retirement home. Lerner Publications Co., 1972. Hard pictorial cover. Ex-library, with pocket inside back and library markings on front Lower corner of the book has a curve. Possible slight moisture wrinkling. Spots and fading along front edge. Under 2 lb.
Marjorie Sharmat Especially for Girls Weekly Reader Books, Delacorte Press, 1985. ISBN 0-385-29394-1. Hard pictorial cover, 5-1/4 x 8 inches, 133 pages. Former owner's name inside front cover. Some wear to corners and smudges on cover. Well bound. Buyer to pay shipping and handling. Under 1 lb.
Die Geschichte Von Bip, The Story of Bip Marcel Marceau Story and pictures by Marcel Marceau of his character, Bip, written in German. Harper and Row, 1976, Annette Betz Verlag, 1976. Deutsche von Ingrid Weixelbaumer. Bemerkenswertes Bilderbuch des französischen Pantomimenkünstlers. - Gut erhalten., SW: Kinderbuch. Slight edge and corner wear, slight tear at top back of spine. Otherwise very good. Under 2 lb.