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All Things Oz: the Wonder, Wit, and Wisdom of the Wizard of Oz

By: Sunshine, Linda (edited by)

Price: $20.24

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Clarkson Potter Publishers: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001949

ISBN: 1400048486

Condition: Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket

My favorite OZ book! This book conveys the wonder, wit, and wisdom of The Wizard of Oz. The wonderful words of Frank L. Baum - including rare, original Oz short stories, are illustrated with glorious art from The Willard Carroll Collection in this utterly unique celebration of life in the Land of Oz, where you will find your home if you have the brains, the heart, and the courage to keep moving forward. A square, thick book, it is fully illustrated on every page. With a red ribbon bookmark, the binding has two slight bumps at the top, one bump on the spine heel, and a tiny wrinkled tear at the... View more info


By: Calvert, Patricia

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Atheneum Books: 1994

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 003282

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

In the spring of 1865 the Civil War has ended and families all over the South and the North are waiting for their men to come home. Twelve-year-old Tyler hasn't seen his father, since he left their home on Sweet Creek at the beginning of the war to join up with General Jo Shelby of the Iron Cavalry Brigade of Missouri. When a passing soldier tells Tyler that General Shelby refused to surrender to the Yankees and is headed for Mexico with his men, Tyler resolves to find his father and bring him home. Tyler and a strange dog Bigger make the long, hard journey. The courage, loyalty and friendship... View more info

Billy Whiskers At the Fair

By: Montgomery, Frances Trego

Price: $32.20

Publisher: Akron, OH, The Saalfield Publishing Co.: 1919

Seller ID: 003548

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

This is the Popular Edition of this title. Billy Whiskers attends a county fair and has lots of fun. The pictorial boards are very colorful and the same front and back; the front board has a 1/4" roundish white spot near the right edge. One corner is very worn, the other three light to moderate. The edges are lightly worn; the spine is deep orange cloth with large black lettering. ; 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Billy Whiskers Twins

By: Montgomery, Frances Trego

Price: $25.76

Publisher: Akron, OH, The Saalfield Publishing Co.: 1911

Seller ID: 003547

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

This volume is the Popular Edition. Author name not indicated. The corners are moderately to well worn; the edges are lightly worn. The binding is a deep orange with black lettering, in fine condition. The pictorial covers are fine, very colorful, and the same front and back. This chapter book contains 11 chapters, illustrated in black & white. Unpaginated, but over 100 pages. 6 1/4" x 7 5/8 View more info


By: Dorris, Michael

Price: $8.74

Publisher: New York, Hyperion Books For Children: 1994

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 003281

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

Ages 8 and up. Moss is frustrated. His father invited outsiders who dress strangely and speak an odd language to the village's special harvest meal - and no one but Moss seems to care how that will change the way things have always been. No matter whom he talk to, no matter what he says, people just smile and tell him, "Someday you'll understand why. " Learning from the subtle morals of old stories as well as by simply listening to the people around him, Moss grapples with the ultimate truth of being a grown-up: You are who you are. 119 pages. View more info

Journey to the Center of the Earth, Beauty and the Beast

By: Verne, Jules; Jean-Marie Le Prince; Both Adapted by Kathleen Rizzi

Price: $6.90

Publisher: New York, Modern Pub: 2005

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 003518

Condition: New with no dust jacket

NEW - Two books from the Treasury of Illustrated Classics. Both books have been made into movies; these are printed in a slightly larger font for younger children (no age recommendation) . Each book is very well illustrated in black & white. Each book is 189 pages, and includes a short biography about the author. Both are chapter books; Beauty and the Beast has a light damp stain on the vertical edge of the pages, but it does not got into the pages. Both include a list of numerous other titles available. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

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The Little Broomstick

By: Stewart, Mary

Price: $12.88

Publisher: Great Britain, Brockhampton Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004079

ISBN: 0340152036

Condition: Fine

This is a charming children's chapter book about a ten-year-old girl named Mary who was packed off to her great-aunt when her parents were going to visit America for a month. She was terribly bored, and the people living in the house were somewhat crotchety. However, while there she found a smallish broomstick and Mary, with a black cat, began to get around town in the most amazing way. Larger print, black & white illustrations. The binding is purple cloth. The first children's book by this author. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. . Illustrator: Hughes, Shirley. Quantity Available: 1. Category:... View more info

The Shadow of Robbers' Roost

By: Rushmore, Helen

Price: $8.28

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, The World Publishing Company: 1960

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 003280

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Young American Book Club. A Chapter Book about adventure and danger in the Black Mesa Country in the western part of Oklahoma. This is the legend of the outlaw William Coe, his surprising capture due to a mother and young boy, and his mountain retreat which is still called Robbers' Roost. Pages are yellowed at the edges, corners bumped on the binding. View more info