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The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

By: Defoe, Daniel

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Garden City NY, Doubleday & Co.: 1945

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 007066

Condition: Very Good


313 pp. Yellow spine has mostly darkened to tan, light soil. Upper front corner bumped. Ship, parrot, scabbard and star graphics decorate front and rear boards. Endpapers with red designs from a variety of children's books. Three full-page illustrations in pastel colors, including a frontispiece showing Crusoe discovering the footprint. The classic tale of a shipwrecked sailor who spent 28 years in isolation on an island off South America. View more info

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The Wheel on the School

By: DeJong Meindert

Price: $2.70

Publisher: NY, Harper: 1972

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 0031145

ISBN: 0064400212

Condition: Very Good


299 pp. Lightly toned. No handwriting or markings. Slight remains of a price sticker on corner. Spine uncreased. Very sturdy. A tale about Dutch children working to bring back storks to their fishing village. A Newberry Medal winner. Charming half-page black & white half-page drawings by Maurice Sendak in each chapter. View more info

A Christmas Carol

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Baronet Books (Playmore Publishers): 1990

Edition: Reprint Abridged.

Seller ID: 006069

ISBN: 0866119256

Condition: Very Good +


Close to new, slight spine slant, one corner lightly bumped. Text clean and bright. No markings or writing. A juvenile abridged version, adapted by Malvina Vogel from the Dickens text. Numerous full page line drawings. Part of the Great Illustrated Classics series. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall View more info

Disney's Beauty and the Beast

By: Disney, Walt Co.

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Grolier Enterprises:

Edition: Later Printing.

Seller ID: 004934

ISBN: 0717283275

Condition: Near Fine


Unpaginated, approx 42 pp. Nearly new, lightly read, tight, bright, no bumping or marks. Gift quality. "E" printing. Part of the Disney's Wonderful World of Reading, with logo in upper right corner. Color drawings on every page. Size: 8vo - 8.75 in. Tall View more info

The Early Sea People

By: Dopp, Katharine E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Rand McNally: 1912

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009460

Condition: Very Good


224 pp. on glossy stock. Tan cloth with dark green drawing and titling. Name in light pencil on front endpaper, no other markings. Binding sturdy. Slight rubbing of the title block on front cover. Small scuff on rear cover. Numerous b&w illustrations on nearly every page, including 21 full-page drawings. Fictional stories to help children in intermediate grades understand the culture and daily life of early seafarers -- the ancestors of Scandinavian and Teuton tribes who inhabited what is now Denmark. This is Volume 4 in the Industrial and Social History Series sponsored by the Extension Servi... View more info

The Prince of Egypt

By: DreamWorks

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Dutton Children's Books (Penguin):

Edition: First Thus (reprint)

Seller ID: 007034

ISBN: 0525460543

Condition: Near Fine


48 pp., nearly new, gift quality. Collector's Library Edition (produced for Walmart). Many color illustrations on every page. Tied in with DreamWorks animated movie. Pointers for parents at rear of the text. View more info

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Little Bear (An I Can Read Book)

By: Elsa Holmelund Minarik; Maurice Sendak

Price: $4.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Harper Trophy: 1978

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 009797

ISBN: 0064440044

Condition: Good +


63 pp. Some dampstaining, including minor tan discoloration on rear cover, tanning spotting near bottom joint of pp 56-64, and light pinkish bleeding in upper right corners pp.1-34. Overall, however, the text and Sendak's charming pastel illustrations of Little Bear and his mama bear appear clean. Vocabulary suitable for K thru grade 2. Adventure-seeking Little Bear tries to fly to the moon but falls from a tree to the ground, and ends up going home for lunch and taking a nap. Size: 8vo --8 in Tall View more info

The Last One In

By: Engle, Marty M.

Price: $2.75

Publisher: San Diego, Montage Publications (Front Line Publishing): 1995

Seller ID: 004654

ISBN: 1567140408

Condition: Very Good


125 pp. Nearly new, no markings. Slight edgewear and slight toning. A teen novel about a creature in Lake Wataga and how it disrupts Michelle's water-skiing. She and sister Erin investigate. Part of the "Engle & Barnes Strange Matter" series. View more info

The Family Treasury of Children's Stories, Book Three

By: Evans, Pauline Rush, Ed.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Garden City NY, Doubleday & Co.: 1956

Edition: Later Printing.

Seller ID: 009217

Condition: Good


318 pp. Moderate wear, corners bumped, moderate spine slant, small dent in middle of front cover, a few pencil marks and foxing bands on endpaper. Text clean. Cover has several illustrations showing Lincoln, a knight on horseback, cowboy, frontiersman, shark, , African mask, etc. An anthology of about 40 stories and excerpts from novels and biographies to give young readers a sampling of literature and adventurous narratives. Authors represented include Mark Twain, Dickens, Stevenson, Longfellow, A.E. Housman, Shakespeare, John Mason Brown, et. al. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In. Tall View more info

The Old Willow-Tree and Other Stories

By: Ewald, Carl

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Frederick A. Stokes Co.: 1921

Edition: Later Printing.

Seller ID: 009763

Condition: Very Good


151 pp. Tan cloth with color illustration of bear and tree pasted to front cover. Minor rubbing along bottom edge. 8 full page color illustrations, including frontispiece. One, opposite p. 40 is detached but laid in. Translated by A. Teixeira Mattos. Collection of 9 nature stories for children; suitable for readers in the 8-12 age range. They include tales of talking trees and flowers and animals. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In. View more info

The Complete Tribune Primer

By: Field, Eugene

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Boston, Privately Printed: 1900

Seller ID: 009732

Condition: Good +


28 pp. in tan cloth, red titling, basket, floral and fleur de lis designs on front and rear boards. Textblock loose but still mostly attached. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Light foxing on gutter of endpapers. Text clean. A compendium of one-paragraph humorous tales, fables and anecdotes, written in simple, childish language, with nearly every word capitalized. Size: 12mo -- 7 in Tall View more info

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

By: Franklin, Benjamin (Soifer, Margaret K., Ed.)

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, NY: Macmillan, 1967: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004160

Condition: Good +


Stiff Wraps. Good +. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. 217 pp., Light soil to cover, lower corner chipped. Some wear on spine. No markings.Stiff cardboard cover. Labeled an "unabridged school edition," with an introduction, glossary and "what happened next" afterword. Soifer, an instructor at Hebrew University, formerly taught at Brooklyn College and Abraham Lincoln High School in Brooklyn, N.Y. View more info

Mother McGrew and Kate Kangaroo

By: Gall, Alice Crew

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Goldsmith Publishing Co.: 1918

Edition: Likely Later Printing

Seller ID: 0503003800

Condition: Good +


20 pp. unpaginated. 8 color illustrations. Light soil on covers, foxing on rear cover. Previous owner's name in small ink script on title page. A blank sheet is pasted over front pastedown endpaper. Spine and corners rubbed, with about half the red color on the spine gone. Binding firm, text clean, colors in illustrations a bit faded. A rhymed text tells children not to jump around as much as Kate Kangaroo. "Book No. 6" in the 10-volume Mother McGrew series. View more info

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Mummy Riddles

By: Hall, Katy;Eisenberg, Lisa

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, Dial Books for Young Readers (Penguin): 1997

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 005624

ISBN: 0803718462

Condition: Fine


48 pp. Color drawings on nearly every page. Small tear on lower right corner of dj, some corner rubbing of dj. Illustration on front cover matches dj drawing. No writing or remainder marks. A collection of silly mummy riddles. Reading comprehension level 2.3. Example: What did the boy mummy say to the girl mummy after he took her out of the pyramid? I really dig you." Ideal for grade-schoolers who like the "Mummy" movies or who have visited a King Tut exhibit. View more info

Sunday with Stevie

By: Hargis Polly

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Nashville Tenn., Broadman Press: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 0503003746

Condition: Good


32 unpaginated pages. Gift inscription from a teacher in red ink at top of title page. Soil on front joint. Color drawings on most pages. Foxing band on rear inside cover. A tale of Stevie having fun in Sunday school. Remarkably gender-liberated for the 1950s -- Stevie gets to play with a toy stove and rock a baby doll to sleep. View more info

Sunday with Stevie

By: Hargis, Polly

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Nashville Tenn., Broadman Press: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition.

Seller ID: 003746

Condition: Good


32 unpaginated pages. Gift inscription from a teacher in red ink at top of title page. Soil on front joint. Color drawings on most pages. Foxing band on rear inside cover. A tale of Stevie having fun in Sunday school. Remarkably gender-liberated for the 1950s -- Stevie gets to play with a toy stove and rock a baby doll to sleep. Size: 8vo-- 8.5 In Tall By 6.5 In Wide View more info

Tanglewood Tales (Companion Library)

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1967

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 010237

ISBN: 0448054868

Condition: Very Good


247 pp. Several full-page line drawings. Green cloth with brown front board filled with a colored sketch of mythological characters set against a green wooded tangle of briars. Anthology of six Greek myths retold for children (approx grades 4-5 reading level.) Contents include: the Minotaur; The Pygmies; The Dragon's Teeth; Circe's Palace; The Pomegranate Seeds and The Golden Fleece. Reprint of book that Hawthorne first published in 1952. Part of the Companion Library series. Light toning of endpapers. Half-inch rubbed spot on rear corner of spine. Some soil to rear board. Text clean. Size: 8m... View more info

Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch

By: Hegan, Alice Caldwell

Price: $6.50

Publisher: NY, The Century Co.: 1902

Seller ID: 009181

Condition: Very Good


153 pp., uncut pages. Moderate spine slant.Corners and spine edges bumped. Most of dark olive cloth remains in lightly used condition. Tiny notation on front endpaper, and a quotation has been cut and pasted onto the leaf. Tale of a spirited widow struggling to raise children in poverty. Written in Victorian English but with dialogue in less formal dialect. Basis for a radio series and film made in the 1930s. Size: 12mo -- 7 in Tall View more info

Sniffer & Tinni

By: Helberg, Berit

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Sterling Publishing Co.: 2106

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010111

Condition: Very Good


32 pp. on glossy stock, unpaginated. Color photos on most pages. Former library book but with just a library bar code stick on front cover and shelf tag on spine, Rotary donation sticker on inside cover. Nearly new. Mylar protector. An animal story out of Norway telling of the friendship between a German Shepherd and a red fox. Size: 4to -- 10 in Tall By 10.5 In Wide View more info

Kennaquhair

By: Hooker, Ruth

Price: $3.30

Publisher: Nashville, Tenn., Abingdon: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003266

ISBN: 0687207940

Condition: Very Good +


159 pp. Dark blue cloth with silver lettering intact. No markings. Slight rubbing of dj. A sci-fi yarn about six children who enter a mysterious valley after a holocaust and are taught how to rebuild society. View more info