Category: Animals and Pets


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Bird Friends Every Child Should Know

By: Atherton Dupuy, William

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, The Parents Institute: 1940

Seller ID: 001374

This volume is from the What Every Child Should Know Library, sixth Series. From the Preface: "My purpose here is to take the reader into birdland, to acquaint him with much that goes on there, to show him the routine of bird life, its hardships, its joys, its romance, all sketched into just enough of scientific background, relieved of its technical terms, to give him a basis of real understanding. " The fronispiece shows many birds in color, which are identified... View more info

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By: Avi

Price: $5.06

Publisher: New York, Avon Books: 1997

Seller ID: 000533

Mr. Ocax is a great big horned owl. He sat at the edge of Dimwood forest, waiting. He watched for creatures he considered his subjects, but none ever dared to cross his path until one terrible night when two mice, feeling carefree, went dancing in the moonlight. Light shelf wear at the bottom. 160 pages, no marks or tears. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

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Poppy and Rye

By: Avi

Price: $6.90

Publisher: New York, Avon Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002446

A tale from Dimwood Forest, and the sequel to Poppy. Heartbroken over the deathof her beloved Ragweed, Poppy, a deer mouse, is determined to make the journey west to bring the sad news to his family. Traveling along is her best friend Ereth, the prickly porcupine who is forever spouting inventive - and hilarious - insults. When Poppy reaches Ragweed's family she discovers trouble. Beavers have constructed a dam that has flooded the serene valley in which the mouse family... View more info

Madeline's Rescue

By: Bemelmans, Ludwig

Price: $7.36

Publisher: New York, Viking Childrens Books: 1992

Seller ID: 003057

This is part of the Madeline series - a charming story, told in rhyme, of Madeline's rescue by a wonderful dog who became part of the school - at least until the president of trustees said she must go. All ends happily, however. Unpaginated, illustrated throughout. Small bump at spine tail, pages are a bit wrinkled. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

Merry Animal Tales

By: Bigham, Madge A.

Price: $12.88

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little Brown & Co: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002083

This book may be considered a text book for reading due to the exercises included at the end of the book. 35 short stories are included, and illustrated. "Seat Work" is included at the end, with a note to teachers on how best to utilize this feature. Pictorial cloth-bound volume has wear at all corners and is frayed somewhat at both spine ends. The tops and bottoms are lightly worn, and several pages have mostly minor tears. The frontispiece has a 3" tear. A ... View more info

A Wind on the Road

By: Caswell, Helen R.

Price: $12.88

Publisher: Eau Claire, WI, E. M. Hale and Company: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000850

First Cadmus Edition - a special edition published by arrangement with publishers of the regular edition. Everything Esther did that week went wrong. She broke the best sugar bowl. She couldn't do her arithmetic because part of her book had been eaten by a horse. Her only pleasure was her horse, Lochinvar, and remembering how free and happy the gypsies in their camp nearby seemed, she jumped on her horse and ran away to join them. Although she was urged to go home when h... View more info

Guide Dog

By: Clewes, Dorothy

Price: $5.52

Publisher: Coward-Mccann: 1965

Seller ID: CH-12175

Binding has pictorial cover. Cover has wear along edges and corners that do not affect te face of the cover. 160 pages. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Harvey's Marvelous Monkey Mystery

By: Clifford, Eth

Price: $9.66

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1987

Seller ID: 002673

Didn't you want a monkey as a pet when you were a kid? I sure did! Well, in this book Harvey finds himself embroiled in a mystery when a monkey appears at his bedroom window in the middle of the night. At first he thinks its a nightmare, because he's in bed. But no, it's a real, live monkey. Where did it come from? 119 pages. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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By: Demarest, Chris L.

Price: $6.44

Publisher: Honesdale, Pa, U. S. A., Boyds Mills Press: 1998

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 001084

A baby goose searches for her mother in this lift-the-flap book. All flaps are intact, no marks or tears. Unpaginated. Cute illustrations; all through the book all the little goose says is "honk. " 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Smoky the Baby Goat

By: Elting, Mary

Price: $6.90

Publisher: Racine, WI, Whitman Publishing: 1947

Seller ID: 000417

A Tell-a-Tale Book, #867. This is a story about a family that had several pets, and Daddy brought home a baby goat. The goat was very friendly and wanted to do everything the other animals did, curl up like a cat, chase it's tale like a dog and imitate the rooster. One day he finally figured out that he was a goat. The binding is red with a picture of Smoky on the front. All of the corners have light wear, the spine moderate wear. The spine is tight, with moderate wear a... View more info

The Cowboy and His Horse

By: Fletcher, Sydney E.

Price: $18.46

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CH-01094

This book will keep your young cowhands happy for many hours. Enormous, bold, vigorous illustrations explain all the important things about being a cowboy, from taming a rough string to bronco busting and dogging. The brown cloth cover has very light wear on the bottom spine. The jacket is partial; it has been repaired, but still has many worn spots, small tears and chips. There is a spot on the front where a label was probably removed. End papers are illustrated. 159 pa... View more info

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Stone Fox

By: Gardiner, John Reynolds

Price: $5.06

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000501

Young Willy hopes to pay the back taxes on his Grandfather's farm with the purse from the ten-mile dog sled race he enters. 81 pages, no marks or tears. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Out of the Nursery, Into the Night (Signed)

By: Hague, Kathleen

Price: $29.44

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Co.: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003543

SIGNED by both author and illustrator on the title page. Hmm - what DO teddy bears dream about? Kathleen and Michael Hague know the answer. Teddy bears have incredible dreams full of fairies and dinosaurs, talking toys and flying elephants. Their dreams take place in a fantastic world where anything is possible. It is a bright, warm, comforting world that any child would want to visit. So for all the children who sometimes have trouble falling asleep, the Hagues' have cr... View more info


By: Harris, Nicholas

Price: $6.90

Publisher: Hauppague, New York, U. S. A., Barrons Juveniles: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002255

NEW - Find out all about a dinosaur's life. Using the thumb index, you can whiz through time - days, years, or sometimes even centuries - from one page to the next. It's an exciting trip through time! You can watch the baby dinosaur hatch from its egg and see how he avoids being eaten by predators. Follow him years later as he crosses a dangerous river, then fast forward to the present day, when his fossilized bones are dug up and put on display in a museum. This book br... View more info

Dinosaur Bob and His Adventures with the Family Lazardo

By: Joyce, William

Price: $6.44

Publisher: New York, Harperfestival: 1996

Edition: First Miniature Edition

Seller ID: 001004

A story of a family who did a lot of traveling (before baseball season) and while they were on their travels on of the children caught a dinosaur. He seemed to like the name Bob, so he went everywhere with them and was a constant joy. Miniature version of Joyce's classic. Stated first miniature. Fully illustrated, unpaginated but no marks or tears. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall. View more info

Animal Foot Prints

By: Kato, Yoshiko

Price: $7.82

Publisher: Union City, CA, Heian Intl Pub Company: 1993

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 002611

Just as animals have different kinds of faces, they also have different kinds of feet. Animals use their feet for many different functions besides walking - running, climbing trees, gathering food, digging holes (maybe your dog or cat does that! ) , and even for protecting themselves. An animal's feet are perfectly suited to its lifestyle and environment. Depending on the species, animals have different numbers of toes. A horse, for example, only has one. An animal's fee... View more info

Dinosaurs That Swam and Flew

By: Knight, David C.

Price: $5.54

Publisher: Paramus, Nj, U. S. A., Prentice Hall PTR: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000796

Drawings of all kinds of dinosaurs along with text about each. Text is interesting and amusing, compares some dinosaurs to animals of today. Binding is worn on the bottom edges and top edges. Dust jacket is fine, in clear cover. Book is x-lib with the usual markings; no markings on the text. 64 pages including index, with a 1 1/2" tear at the top of the index page; otherwise no marks or tears. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

The Legend of Billy Bluesage

By: Lauritzen, Jonreed

Price: $5.01

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown And Company: 1961

Seller ID: 000847

A Young America Book Club book. Billy Bluesage - the tamer of wild horses. Wear to the bottom edge and the spine bottom. A nick on the top back where the paper is pulled up - about 1/8". 217 pages, nice but sparsely illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

The Legend of Billy Bluesage

By: Lauritzen, Jonreed

Price: $5.52

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown And Company: 1961

Seller ID: CH-01100

Spine edges bent and one other edge bent. A tiny hole poked in the spine. Pictoral cover of a cowboy with his horse. 218 pages, no tears or marks but slight yellowing. A great book for kids who like horses and the West. Includes adventure tales of the outdoors. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Woody and the Gray Wolf Pup - Signed

By: Markham, Ann

Price: $18.40

Publisher: New York, NY, Vantage Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003769

In this story a dog and a wolf pup become good friends, but not without some trouble and dangerous times to overcome first. The dog, Woody, and his owner, Dan, were out on a walk when they discovered a wolf pup stranded on a ledge. They needed to figure out a way to get onto the ledge, and off again, to rescue the pup. Warmly illustrated and told in a voice that speaks to children, this is a tale that can be read many times with much enjoyment and love. Signed on the fro... View more info

Bedtime Tales

By: McAllister, Hayden

Price: $8.28

Publisher: New York, Exeter Books: 1984

Seller ID: 000447

A large, lavishly illustrated book of bedtime tales. Has several short short stories, all involving animals. Binding is fine but has a tiny wrinkle horizontally near the bottom; 16 pages, no marks or tears. Gift inscription on front end paper. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. ; 16 pages View more info

Ken Saddles Up

By: Miller, Basil

Price: $6.44

Publisher: Zondervan Publishing House: 1955

Seller ID: CH-01091

Binding has very little wear on corners. Front page missing (title page intact) . Title page has stamp of former owner. 68 pages. View more info

Amazing Animals of the Sea: Marine Mammals

By: O'Neill, Catherine; Rinard, Judith E.

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Washington, D. C., National Geographic Society: 1981

Seller ID: 002697

This book is full of beautiful photographs encompassing a wide range of marine mammals. It discusses the characteristics of the whale, dolphin, manatee, sea otter, sea lion, seal, and other marine mammals. Written in a very interesting and readable manner, this book includes puzzles, games, and related activities. Fully illustrated with color photographs both in and out of the water. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall View more info


By: Ratzesberger, Anna

Price: $7.36

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Rand McNally & Company: 1960

Seller ID: 000964

A Rand McNally Giant Book. It was pet day at school and all of the children were allowed to get up and tell about their pets. Significant wear to the top corners. Wear to the spine tail and wear at the spine head - the top 3" are loose and show wear in to areas. The spine is tight and all pages are included. Illustrations on each page. 29 pages, no marks or tears. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. View more info

Plenty of Fish

By: Selsam, Millicent

Price: $5.06

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000497

A "Science I Can Read" book. This is a story about a little boy who lives with his father, and decides he wants some goldfish. He buys the goldfish in little plastic bags; his father tells him he needs a bowl so he runs back, then he runs back for food. His father, while the little boy is away, completes his fish bowl. Binding is worn through at top of spine, bottom of spine is worn, bottom edge is worn through in front. The front corner is quite worn as well. Th... View more info