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A Walk in Wolf Woods A Tale of Fantasy and Magic

By: Stewart, Mary

Price: $14.72

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004371

ISBN: 0688036791

Condition: As New in Good dust jacket


Magic is the only way to explain how children picknicking in Wolf Wood are sent back into long-ago to rescue a werwolf from his terrible fate (unlike some, this werwolf is very kind). How else but magic could a ruined castle come to life with so much derring-do, so many people, so many flags fluttering from every turret - indeed, so much 14th century eating and drinking! In the end, of course, the wicked enchanter is hideously punished and the lord of the castle and his betrayed friend are reunited; the children come back with an enchanted story to remember always. The jacket has several chips... View more info

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A Watery Grave

By: Corcoran, Barbara

Price: $10.44

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1982

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 004462

ISBN: 0689309198

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Ex-library, stamp on bottom of pages and flaps from jacket are glued inside the front and back covers. ; Heavy library binding is in very good pictorial condition. A new family, the Farleys, buy the estate next to Kim and Stella and they watch as a high wall goes up around the property. They're disappointed because the previous owners allowed them to swim in the pool and play on the tennis courts. But they do get an invitation, and are allowed to stay in the guest house when their parents were out of town. But the Farleys had their own problems, and the girls would have been better off at home... View more info

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A Wonder Book and Tanglewood Tales

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel; Carpenter, Katherine G. (Introduction and Notes)

Price: $13.80

Publisher: Philadelphia, The John C Winston Co.: 1930

Seller ID: 004506

Condition: Good


; The Wonder Tales incorporate six classical myths into stories understandable and enjoyable by children Each one has a short introduction and discussion after the Tale. The Tanglewood Tales include more mythology including The Minotaur, The Dragon's Teeth, The Golden Fleece and and four more including The Wayside - an Introduction. Also included is a very helpful Index of Mythological Names. Spine cloth is loose from the text block (text block is tight) and the spine ends have light wear. Corners have light to moderate wear. Gold around the front pastedown is missing in spots; the pastedown i... View more info

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Beware! R. L. Stine Picks His Favorite Scary Stories

By: Stine, R. L.

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, Parachute Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004497

ISBN: 0066238420

Condition: As New in Fine dust jacket


The jacket has very light wear on the top corners. There is a bookplate in the front from Target; no name written in. ; R. L. Stine has gathered a selection of all things scary. Short stories, tales old and new (including two new stories of his) , comics and poems. It's a spine-tingling collection of work by dozens of writers and artists who are famous for hair-raising fun. The Judge's House by Bram Stoker, A Sock for Christmas which is a Vault of Horror comic, Mister Ice Cold by Gahan Wilson, and an evil carnival in The Black Ferris by Ray Bradbury are just a few of the goodies in store for a... View more info

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Folk Tales and Fables of the World

By: Hayes, Barbara (Retold by)

Price: $11.96

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble: 1995

Edition: First Publishers Edition

Seller ID: 004546

ISBN: 1566198909

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


The sixty-eight stories in this collection travel to exotic tropical islands and to the Arctic, and throughout the rest of the world. The writer spent years collecting stories from many different historical and social backgrounds and went to great lengths to keep them as near to the original as research could allow. This collection is filled with fairy tales, folk lore, legends and myths and is accompanied by the brilliant illustrations of Robert Ingpen, one of the world's leading illustrators of children's books. There are illustrations every other page, all in full color which dramatically b... View more info

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Glinda of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank; with A New Introduction by Robert A. Baum

Price: $19.32

Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI, Ann Arbor Media Group: 2002

Seller ID: 004517

ISBN: 1587260247

Condition: New


Come join forces with the Ruler of Oz, Princess Ozma, and Dorothy Gale as they set out on a quest to restore the peace between the Flatheads and the Skeezers. Find out what surprise Queen Coo-ee-oh has in store for them. Can Glinda the good come to their rescue in time? Will her magic powers be enough to save Princess Ozma and Dorothy. Find out as you follow their journey. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 279 pages View more info

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Heidi

By: Spyri, Johanna

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, Golden Press: 1975

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 004379

ISBN: 0307147525

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


The spine ends and corners all have wear, mild to moderate. The pages are lightly tanned on the outside edge. ; This Golden Press book of Heidi is in near fine condition. The boards are heavy, as are the pages so there is no wear on the pages. The illustrations are bright and colorful, including the end papers. This is a good read-aloud book because the type is not large, but the illustrations are abundant. ; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 54 pages View more info

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Her Stories African American Folktales, Fairy Tales, and True Tales

By: Hamilton, Virginia

Price: $13.80

Publisher: New York, The Bluesky Press: 1995

Seller ID: 004566

ISBN: 0590473700

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Winner of the Coretta Scott King Award and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, this book contains nineteen wonderful tales. Each one is made better with a full page full color illustration by the Dillons, and most have comments at the end. From lighthearted trickster tales such as "Little Girl and Buh Rabby" to the enchanted world of "Mary Belle and the Mermaid," Her Stories present a broad range of folk tales, fairy tales, and legendary women. Annie Christmas, the notorious seven-foot-tall riverboat operator, shares the stage with Cat Woman, a New Orleans vampire; tiny fairy folk ... View more info

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I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today and Other Stories

By: Dr. Seuss

Price: $20.24

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004498

ISBN: 039480094X

Condition: Near Fine


The spine is somewhat darkened. There are a few small bumps at the top and bottom of boards. ; These are stories about The Cat in the Hats daughter and son, and also his great great great great grandpa. They are all very funny, all three being in verse. It includes the title story, King Looie Katz, and The Glunk That Got Thunk. All three are fully illustrated; the endpapers are also illustrated, the front introducing his children and great etc. Grandpa. ; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 58 pages View more info

I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew

By: Dr. Seuss

Price: $39.56

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004499

Condition: Very Good


Spine ends worn, top end split 1/2". Corners worn as well. ; Spine printed in several colors, front illustration in bright pink and bright blue with bright yellow and three-colored title. The endpapers are done as a maze in green, pink, black and white with the critter in yellow and trees in bright pink. The yellow critter stubbed his toe and ended up getting lost which had never happened before, and that whole day things happened that never happened before. A great story. ; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 59 pages View more info

Just so Stories

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: $13.80

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday: 1952

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004514

ISBN: 0385021291

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


This is The New Illustrated Just So Stories volume. All twelve immortal tales with 72 pictures in full cover are included in this book. "This, O Best Beloved, is another story of the High and Far-Off Times. . . When the world was so new and all. . ." With these words of simple magic Kipling, master story-teller, leads us away into the enchanted long ago when things were not as they are now. These tales humorously and vividly recount how the camel got his hump, how the leopard got his spots and how the armadillo came to be. This beautiful book has wear at the spine ends and a split abou... View more info

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Magic Max Makes Friends

By: Decosterd, Ph. D. , Mary Lou

Price: $9.20

Publisher: St. Charles, IL, Lead Life Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004467

ISBN: 0976240807

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


The top corners are worn a bit. ; Max is a lovable puppy who, in this book, ventures out in search of friendship. Max's friendships take on many forms, each one more interesting than the next. Max comes to realize that making friends takes patience and kindness. He also comes to understand that what seems strange at first isn't so strange after all. The illustrations are in bright, beautiful colors, as is the pictorial cover. The inscription from the author appears on the back of the title page. ; Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 22 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Make Your Own Pop-Up Book, Little Red Riding Hood

By: Willcox, Christian (Retold by)

Price: $18.40

Publisher: Racine, WI, Western Publishing Company: 1973

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 004387

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


In this popular children's book one gets to make a pop-up book. The story is included and well illustrated, and inside the front and back covers are directions to remove the included pop-ups and fill the book with them. All pop-ups are included and there is no damage to any part of the book. ; Pop-Up; Color Illustrations; 4to 9" - 11" tall; 23 pages View more info

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Mary Poppins

By: P. L. Travers

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, NY, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Inc.: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004484

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


The corners and spine ends have very light wear. ; Mary Poppins is a most efficient and lovable character - tart in flavor, full of surprises and, in spite of all her airs and graces, a truly lovable fairy-tale figure. This story differs from the movie starring Julie Andrews in that all of the Mary Poppins books were incorporated in that film. This is the first book in a series of eight. The binding is navy and green with lettering in blue on the front and silver on the binding. The paper has deckle edges. ; Mary Poppins; Vol. 1; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 191 pages View more info

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Mickey Mouse and the Sunken Treasure A Pop-Up Turn-Around Book

By: Walt Disney Company

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, Windmill Books, Inc.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4420

ISBN: 0525615539

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


At the board bottom ends there are light bumps. ; This Disney pop-up book is especially interesting because every two-pages laid flat is a complete pop-up along with part of the story. When the end is reached one turns the book around to keep reading, back to the first page where the story finishes. The pop-ups are decorated on both sides and have Mickey and Goofy searching for a sunken treasure chest. ; 4to 9" - 12" tall; 10 pages View more info

Mickey Mouse and the Sunken Treasure A Pop-Up Turn-Around Book

By: Walt Disney Company

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, Windmill Books, Inc.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004420

ISBN: 0525615539

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


At the board bottom ends there are light bumps. ; This Disney pop-up book is especially interesting because every two-pages laid flat is a complete pop-up along with part of the story. When the end is reached one turns the book around to keep reading, back to the first page where the story finishes. The pop-ups are decorated on both sides and have Mickey and Goofy searching for a sunken treasure chest. ; 4to 9" - 12" tall; 10 pages View more info

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Miss Twiggley's Tree

By: Fox, Dorothea Warren

Price: $12.42

Publisher: New York, Parents' Magazine Press: 1966

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 004507

Condition: As New


An amusing story told in rhyme, about a dog and a woman who had a great time. They lived in a house up in a tree, and Miss Twiggley hid from visitors, so shy was she. A storm came along and blew everything wild, but the treehouse stayed firm and she said with a smile - everyone come up there's room for quite a few, I've buttered the bread, and made some stew. And that is how Miss Twiggley, shy as she was, made some new friends when the hurricane came. A good book for reading out loud, the lettering is large and the illustrations are full color. ; Color Illustrations; 4to 10" - 13" tall; 40 pag... View more info

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Peter Rabbit's Giant Treasury The Tales of Peter Rabbit, Squirrel Nutkin, Benjamin Bunny, Two Bad Mice, Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle, and Mr. Jeremy Fisher

By: Potter, Beatrix; Wilkins, Cary (edited by)

Price: $20.24

Publisher: New York, Derrydale Books: 1980

Edition: First Publishers Edition

Seller ID: 004378

ISBN: 0517316870

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


The spine end is lightly bumped. ; With full-color illustrations on every page, Beatrix Potter tells delightful tales of her imaginary friends. The Tailor of Gloucester and The Pie and the Patty-Pan were abridged for this edition. Each page is beautifully rendered to be a child's delight. Even the endpapers are illustrated - the front different from the back. This would be a lovely read-out-loud book because of all of the illustrations; the type is larger than a regular book but not like a young children's book. The boards are white with red type and illustrations front and back. The pages are... View more info

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Rinkitink in Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank; with A New Introduction by Robert A. Baum

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI, Ann Arbor Media Group: 2003

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 004518

ISBN: 1587260417

Condition: New


Welcome aboard as Prince Inga of Pingaree and King Rinkitink with his talking goat, Bilbil, sail away to adventure on the Nonestic Ocean. Discover if this unlikely group is able to rescue the prince's people from captivity. Find out if the magic pearls of Pingaree can help Prince Inga. What will King Rinkitink's subjects do with him once they have him back? ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 316 pages View more info

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Stories for 6-Year Olds

By: Various

Price: $14.72

Publisher: Bath, England, Dempsey Parr: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 004470

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


These short stories are great for either reading aloud or for the children to read to themselves. The book contains fifteen short stories with many about animals and others about children. Some of the stories are London Bridge Is Falling Down (actually poetry) , Pete Meets a Dragon, Rapunzel, Little Sheep, Midnight Fun, Message in a Bottle, Ursula's Umbrella and so forth. The illustrations are full color on every page by several different artists, and add to the magic of story time. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 80 pages View more info

Tales At the Mousehole

By: Stolz, Mary

Price: $10.12

Publisher: Boston, Godine: 1992

Edition: First Publishers Edition; Unknown

Seller ID: 4409

ISBN: 0879237899

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


The jacket has a tiny tear at the front bottom corner and a small tear about 2" away, both repaired. ; Three previously published books of Stolz combined in this volume follow the adventures of Bob and Ozzie, two amiable and adventure-prone mice, and of July, a verbose and vain housecat, as they set out into the wide world. Adorable pencil drawings by the artist decorate this book. The lettering is larger for young readers. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 101 pages View more info

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Tales At the Mousehole

By: Stolz, Mary

Price: $10.12

Publisher: Boston, Godine: 1992

Edition: First Publishers Edition; Unknown

Seller ID: 004409

ISBN: 0879237899

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


The jacket has a tiny tear at the front bottom corner and a small tear about 2" away, both repaired. ; Three previously published books of Stolz combined in this volume follow the adventures of Bob and Ozzie, two amiable and adventure-prone mice, and of July, a verbose and vain housecat, as they set out into the wide world. Adorable pencil drawings by the artist decorate this book. The lettering is larger for young readers. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 101 pages View more info

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Teenie Weenie Days

By: Donahey, William

Price: $46.00

Publisher: New York, Wittlesey House: 1944

Seller ID: 004501

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


The bottom corners are worn to the board in one spot each, and the top corners are rubbed, the front more than the back. The top inside boards are scratched through to white or board. The spine top has a 1/4" hole in the front and is worn on the back. The spine bottom is well worn through to the board. The bottom boards have light shelf wear. The jacket is worn at the corners with a small piece missing at the top back. There is a small tear at the top, a 1/2" tear at the bottom (both repaired). The spine ends are missing pieces, as is the middle of the spine. The jacket is in a mylar c... View more info

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The Beasts of Tarzan

By: Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Price: $23.92

Publisher: New York, A. L. Burt Company: 1916

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004476

Condition: Very Good


Originally serialized in All-Story Cavalier magazine in 1914, this book was so popular that it was first printed in book form in 1916 by A. C. McClurg & Co. This is the third book in the series and starts one year after the end of the previous volume. They have had a son named Jack and Tarzan is busy building an estate home on the Waziri lands in Uziri, Africa, but has returned to his ancestral estate in London for the rainy season. Tarzan's Russian adversaries from the previous novel escape prison and kidnap the Greystoke heir (Jack) . Their kidnapping plan is elaborate and ends in the kidnap... View more info

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The Complete Poems of Winnie-The-Pooh

By: Milne, A. A.

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, Dutton Childrens Books: 1998

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 004473

ISBN: 0525460772

Condition: Very Good


Light wear at spine ends; moderate to heavy wear at corners. Gift note on front end paper. ; This is a beautifully-illustrated book for children and includes all of A. A. Milne's poetry of Winnie-the-Pooh. Every page either has an illustration or two, or is facing a full-page illustration. The poems include all of Pooh's friends, which were written and drawn using his own son's stuffed animals. His son was the inspiration for Christopher Robin and the whole Pooh series. ; Color Illustrations; 4to 10" - 13" tall; 211 pages View more info