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Fields and Fences

By: Sheldon, William D.; Austin, Mary C.; And Drdek, Richard E.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Boston, Allyn and Bacon: 1965

Edition: Likely First Edition

Seller ID: 006041

Condition: Good +


191 pp. Moderate wear on cover, corners rubbed, bumped. Florida state sticker on inside cover. Rip in table of contents page. Text clean, fairly bright. Numerous color illustrations. No. 2 in the Sheldon Basic Reading Series, a collection of simple stories written for first graders as a sequel to "Our Town." Word list in rear. All stories in this volume written by Richard E. Drdek. Olive green cover with flower design. View more info

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Stuart Little: The Art, the Artists, and the Story Behind the Amazing Movie (Pictorial Moviebook)

By: Shyamalan, M. Night; Brooker, Greg; Sunshine, Linda

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Newmarket Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009213

ISBN: 1557044074

Condition: As New


160 pp. on heavy stock, color photos on every page. Gift quality, no markings or creases. Glossy photocolor cover. Includes screenplay of the Stuart Little film, by M. Night Shyamaln and Greg Brooker. The E.B. White novel about a mouse, released in 1945, has sold more than 10 million copies. This photo book deals with the cinematic version, the animation techniques and other aspects of production. Preface by Rob Minkoff. Size: 4to -- 10.75 in Tall View more info

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Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy

By: Soman, David and Davis, Jacky

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Dial Books (Penguin): 2009

Edition: 4th Printing.

Seller ID: 010269

ISBN: 0803733399

Condition: Very Good +


Approx 50 unpaginated pages on coated stock. Light wear. No markings. One-inch tear on bottom margin of a page near the rear. Binding firm. A tale of a young girl and boy making friends on the playground, overcoming disagreements and playing super hero fantasies. Part of Dial Book for Young Readers series. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in High; 10.75 in Wide View more info

The Cataract of Lodore

By: Southey, Robert

Price: $4.28

Publisher: NY, Dial Books for Young Readers (Penguin): 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004568

ISBN: 0803710267

Condition: Near Fine


Unpaginated, about 20 pp. on glossy stock. Ex-library, but only stamping is a small 4-line library ID on lower corner of title page. Rest of book immaculate. Full-color double-page illustrations of a gushing waterfall visually reinforce the exciting rhythm of this 19th-century poem about an English cataract. A nice read-aloud book for pre-schoolers; those in 2nd or 3rd grade may be able to read it themselves with help of a brief glossary at the front of the book. Appealing book to help young children experience the descriptive power of poetry. View more info

March 2010 Issue "The Adventures of Presidents"

By: Spiderman Magazine

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Marvel Publishing Co.: 2010

Edition: March 2010.

Seller ID: 006079

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated. Approx 80 pp. on glossy color stock. Light rippling, page corners thumbed. One page creased. Text clean. Cover page promotes "The Adventures of Presidents," showing an angry Abraham Lincoln rolling up his sleeves and Barack Obama in the background. The Lincoln related story shows Lincoln at Gettysburg, with the full Gettysburg Address in text balloons. Several other stories included. Also a color centerfold. Size: 4to -- 10.25 in Tall View more info

Heidi

By: Spyri, Johanna

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1947

Edition: Repirnt.

Seller ID: 009478

Condition: Good


326 pp. in green and gray pictorial cloth cover with diagonal rows of goats. Rubbed spots on spine, mainly the spine edges and publisher's name. ; moderate soil. Colored pastoral scenes on front and rear endpapers, Light gift incription, dated Christmas 1947, at top of inside cover. Translated by Helen B. Dole. With 8 colored illustrations by William Sharp. Part of the Illustrated Junior Library series. Rear matter includes a 2-page German pronunciation guide. Size: Cloth View more info

Little Brother Goose

By: Stewart, Anna Bird

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Robert M. McBride & Co.: 1929

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 010236

Condition: Good +


107 pp. Light soil to orange cloth, four drops of paint or ink along bottom edge of rear board. A few black dots along edges. Text clean. Lengthy inscription by author to a child Josephine Rosenfield (later to become an editor and co-publisher of the Daytona Beach News-Journal.) A collection of simple rhymes for young children, each accompanied by a line drawing of children or pets. Front board has a line drawing of a young boy lying on his stomach, reading a book. Numerous cartoon sketches on end papers. Size: 8vo -- 8.75 in Tall View more info

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The Rightful Owner

By: Stuart, Jesse

Price: $4.75

Publisher: Ashland, Kentucky, Jesse Stuart Foundation: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005551

ISBN: 0945084153

Condition: Very Good


98 pp. Nearly new, slight foxing on fore edge of text block and fore edge margin of frontispiece. Slight curl of upper right corner. No writing or markings. A charming juvenile tale of a Kentucky farm boy Mike who finds a stray hound dog in a pasture. Part of the Jesse Stuart Foundation series, distributed by Kentucky Jaycees to sixth-graders throughout Kentucky to promote literacy and reading. View more info

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Soun Tetoken, Nez Pierce Boy

By: Thomasma, Ken

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Jackson, Wyoming., Grandview Publishing: 1994

Edition: 10th Printing

Inscription: By Author

Seller ID: 005600

ISBN: 0801088984

Condition: Near Fine


190 pp. Several full-page and half-page line drawings. Spine uncreased. Slightly thumbed. Signed on inside front cover, with cover sticker promoting it as a signed copy. Labeled as a companion to "Naya Nuki" and "Om-kas-Toe." Children's story about a mute Indian boy adopted by the son of Chief Joseph in the 1970s, as the Nez Pierce tribe faced growing tension with white settlers. Cover blurb says it its written for the 9-13 age group. View more info

Heidi's Children

By: Tritten, Charles

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Golden Press (Western Publishing Co.): 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005926

Condition: Very Good +


254. pp. Small whitish scuff mark on rear cover, previous owner's name on endpaper, figure in marking pen on rear endpaper. Corners lightly rubbed. Gilt titling on spine and front cover very bright. Text clean. Red and black cloth resembliing leatherette. Part of Golden Classics Library -- Deluxe Edition series. View more info

Mother Goose

By: Tudor, Tasha, Ed.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: NY, Oxford University Press: 1953

Edition: 7th Printing.

Seller ID: 009391

Condition: Good +


87 pp. Mild fading of green cloth at top and foot of spine, rubbed spots on bottom edge. Dust jacket missing chips on spine, large tear on lower right corner, a couple of stray pencil marks. Foxed area on preliminary page. Text mostly bright, many charming colored illustrations, also some in black & white. A collection of 77 verses selected by Tudor. 7th printing of a 1944 edition. Size: 8vo 7.5 In Tall View more info

The Time Machine

By: Wells, H.G. (adapted By Arneson, D.J.)

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Chicago, Kidbooks Inc.: 1989

Seller ID: 002018

Condition: Fine


184 pp. Nearly new, no markings. A children's version of the Wells classic, part of the "Young Collector's Illustrated Classics" series. Numerous line drawings throughout. Written at about a grades 4-6 level. View more info

The Trumpet of the Swan

By: White, E.B.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1970

Edition: 47th Printing

Seller ID: 002575

Condition: Good +


210 pp. End papers wrinkled, spine rubbed, some soil to cover, one dime sized stain near fore edge. Children's tale of a young swan who can't trumpet like other swans. View more info

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The Trumpet of the Swan

By: White, E.B.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: NY, NY: Harper & Row, 1973: 1973

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 002521

ISBN: 0064400484

Condition: Good


Trade Paperback. Good. First Thus. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 210 pp. A Harper Trophy Book edition. Browning of inside covers, pages lightly toned, cover's upper corner creased. Binding firm. No markings. Pictorial cover showing a boy, swan and baby swan. Numerous b&w sketches throughout text. A children's classic about Louis, a trumpeter swan who can't trumpet. View more info

Ancient & Modern Dolls

By: White, Gwen

Price: $14.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan Co.: 1928

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 009880

Condition: Good +


Off-white boards clean but corners and spine edges bumped. Jacket torn at edges and split in two, but both halves present. Text block split in half, but binding still fairly firm. Decorative endpapers, faint foxing on some pages, no markings in text. Full-page drawings of various dolls in British museums, along with easy-to-read descriptions for children in the 5-to-10 age range. Size: 4to -- 11.25 in Tall View more info

The Junior Classics Voluume Nine -- Sport and Adventure

By: Williams, Mabel and Daphin, Marcia

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, P.F. Collier & Son: 1949

Edition: 62nd Printing

Seller ID: 004100

Condition: Very Good +


388 pp., numerous 2-color drawings throughout. A very handsome copy of an anthology forming part of "The Young Folks' Shelf of Books." Royal blue cover has light rubbing at foot and top of spine and corners, very slight faded areas on rear cover. No markings in text, binding still excellent. Text bright, only slightly toned. Overall, very clean and presentable. Color frontispiece by Chappell shows a scene from the Mutiny bounty. A collection of 24 condensed versions of various adventure stories, many of them by noted authors, such as William Saroyan and Jack London, and the adventurers... View more info

The Junior Classics Vol. 8 -- Stories from History

By: Williams, Mabel and Daphin, Marcia

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, P.F. Collier & Son: 1959

Edition: 62nd Printing

Seller ID: 005247

Condition: Very Good -


379 pp. Brown cloth with drawing of Joan of Arc on front cover. Slight edge wear on spine top and bottom. Small whitish dot on rear cover, slight dented mark on top edge of front cover. No markings. A collection of short stories for children, based on historical themes from various centuries, ancient to World War 2. Examples: "Joan the Maid" by Andrew Long; "Abe Lincoln's Books" by Carl Sandburg; and "The Devil and Daniel Webster" by Stephen Vincent Benet. View more info

The Junior Classics Volume -- Poetry, Reading Guide, Indexes

By: Williams, Mabel and Daphin, Marcia, Illustrated by James Daugherty, L. Leslie Brooke, et. Al.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: NY, NY: P.F. Collier & Son, 1959: 1959

Edition: 62nd Printing

Seller ID: 004139

Condition: Very Good


Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 62nd Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 390 pp. Very handsome copy, small foxed spot on fore-edge, else very clean, no markings. Slight edgewear at top and foot of spine. A couple of darkish spots on rear cover. A collection of nursery rhymes and poems suitable for older children. Final volume in the Junior Classics series. Front cover titled "The Young Folks' Shelf of Books." Gilt titling intact and still bright. Many illustrations in red or blue ink by a variety of illustrators. View more info

Into the Valley

By: Williams, Michael

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Philomel Books: 1993

Edition: 1st American Edition

Seller ID: 002368

ISBN: 0399225161

Condition: Very Good +


194 pp. Two small smudges on dust jacket flap and front free end paper, otherwise clean, no markings. Tight. A fictional tale based on a true incident that occurred in South Africa in 1989. A 17-year-old disaffected white youth in South Africa hikes off into the countryside wanting to meet the African rebel leader known as General Biko. The book won the 1990 Sanlam Prize for Youth Literature. View more info