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366 Stories for Bedtime

By: N/A

Price: $11.04

Publisher: Gallery Books: 1987

Seller ID: CH-01312

Condition: Very Good


Binding is very good, corners bumped. Fully illustrated. Pages are all fine, no marks or tears. 8" x 10.75" high. View more info

A Season of Secrets

By: Cragin Herzig, Alison, and Lawrence Mali, Jane

Price: $11.07

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown and Company: 1982

Seller ID: CH-23025

Condition: Good


1982; HB. Ex-library. Binding is good, little wear on edges, scuffed on front. The pages are fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction::Mystery and Crime; Children::Juvenile. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: CH-23025. Hardcover View more info

ABC

By: N/A

Price: $6.44

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Rand McNally: 1953

Seller ID: 000990

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A Rand McNally Tip-Top Elf Book. Alphabet illustrations on each page. Cover has normal wear on edges, title page is torn about 2 1/2" from bottom left, is also taped into book; all other pages in fine condition; all pages lightly yellowed on edges. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

An Elephant is Not a Cat

By: Tresselt, Alvin and Wheaton, Wilbur

Price: $6.90

Publisher: New York, Parents' Magazine Press: 1962

Seller ID: 001276

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


A Parents' Magazine Press "Good Reader" Book. Pieter Vanderloon was a very lucky man; he had a fine wife and six wonderful children. One morning at his corn mill he discovered there were four less kernals of corn than the day before. Two little mice and eaten them. He immediately went out to buy a cat for the mill, and came back with an elephant. When his wife expressed dismay, he said that the elephant was free, he only had to make a promise never to return it. Pieter soon finds out why! ! Unpaginated, end papers are decorated. The binding has minor wear at the bottom front corner, an... View more info

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Angela and Diabola - Signed

By: Banks, Lynne Reid

Price: $18.40

Publisher: Dresden, Tennessee, U. S. A., Avon Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003747

ISBN: 0380975629

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Signed by author - This is a darkly comic, modern classic tale of good and evil. As powerful as it is funny, Angela and Diabola is a story that will speak to young readers on many levels. It is about twins who came into the world as different as night and day. Angela is a happy, beautiful girl who never cries. Diabola arrives kicking and screaming, green eyes flashing and her not-pretty face purple with rage. With each day they become more themselves, Angela loving, caring and beautiful, Diabola working at being more hateful and revolting than she is already. Only Angela has the power to affec... View more info

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Baby See, Baby Do: Flip the Flaps and Pull the Tabs

By: Doyle, Malachy

Price: $5.98

Publisher: New York, Putnam Pub Group: 2002

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 002614

ISBN: 0399237283

Condition: New with no dust jacket


Baby See. Baby Do! Can you do what these animals do? Otters splash and penguins hide - join the marmosets on a ride! Life the flaps and pull the tabs to have some fun. This book is for toddlers and up. No loose pieces. Twelve pages with two that fold out - those are covered with tissue. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Beano, Circus Dog

By: Orr Watson, Helen

Price: $12.92

Publisher: The Junior Literary Guild: 1953

Seller ID: CH-02003


1953; HB. Binding is good, some wear on edges, frays at top and bottom of spine. One black spot on front and one on back. Spine is tight; ex-library. 177 pages, fine. . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Children::Juvenile; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: CH-02003. Hardcover View more info

Bible Treasures

By: Ryder, Lillian

Price: $16.56

Publisher: New York, Wonder Books: 1961

Seller ID: 003101

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


#643 - This book has several bible passages written so that a child can understand. It begins with The Lord's Prayer, and includes The Good Samaritan (Luke 10) , The Story of Palm Sunday (Matthew 21; Mark 11; Luke 19; John 12) , and Jesus and the Stormy Sea (Matthew 14; Mark 6; John 6) . The pages are tanned at the edges. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Bravo, Maurice!

By: Bond, Rebecca

Price: $12.88

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U. S. A., Little Brown & Company: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001302

ISBN: 0316105457

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


When little Maurice is brought home for the first time, his family is excited to find out who he will grow up to be. Will he be a baker like Papa? A writer like Mama? A taxi driver like Uncle Eddie? Or a gardener like Grandmother Marcela. As Maurice begins to grow, his family soon discovers that he has a special gift of his own. This is a gentle, pleasing read that will strike a chord with every child who has ever wondered about his or her future, and every parent who has been wonderfully surprised by it. Beautifully illustrated throughout. Unpaginated. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. View more info

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Bully Trouble

By: Cole, Joanna

Price: $6.46

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1989

Seller ID: 000068

ISBN: 0394849493

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Written for children grades one through three. Summary: Arlo and Robby, finding themselves the victims of a neighborhood bully, work out a red-hot scheme for discouraging him. Illustrates to kids that they aren't helpless and can be clever in solving problems when normal methods don't work. Binding is heavy but all corners are worn through to the cardboard below. Spine is tight, pages are fine; must have been a popular book! 48 pages, each illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

By the Light of the Study Lamp

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $8.31

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1934

Seller ID: 001904

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


This is the first volume in The Dana Girls Mystery Series. It is a later reprint and lists books up to The Mystery of the Bamboo Bird. The former owner wrote her name inside the left side of the first free end paper. On the half-title page is a book stamp that is round, and the words that went around it are blacked out. Inside the cover there is an illustrtion in green and white on both the front and back; on the front top corners thee is a darkened area where a price stamp may have been, and some residual paper from that label. The book has a few small spots on the horizontal pages that can b... View more info

Cabbage Patch Kids - Xavier's Fantastic Discovery

By: N/A

Price: $6.44

Publisher: Parker Brothers:

Seller ID: CH-12104

Condition: Very Good


1984; HB. Binding is a glossy illustration showing a bee bunny with 2 cabbage batch kids behind a waterfall. Binding is very good, top of back binding has 2 indents. Unpaginated, the illustrations are produced by Lucinda McQueen and enliven each page. Pages are fine, no tears or marks. 8" x 11" high. View more info

Cars and Trucks

By: Rissing, Karen

Price: $5.52

Publisher: Modern Publishing: 1991

Seller ID: CH-12095

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Binding is very good, on small scratch at top and 2 small dents at the bottom. A Honey Bear book. Illustrated by the author. The last page has some purple marker scribbles on it, otherwise pages are fine. View more info

Caves and Their Mysteries

By: McClurg, James E.

Price: $12.88

Publisher: Whitman Publishing Company: 1962

Seller ID: CH-23003

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


HB with pictorial board on front. Fine, a very small amount of wear at some corners. Pages have full illustrations. A "Whitman Learn About" book.; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Chad and the Elephant Engine

By: Filley Stover, Marjorie

Price: $5.06

Publisher: New York, Atheneum Publishing:

Seller ID: CH-01079

Condition: Very Good


Slight wear at the edges. Weekly Reader Children's Book Club. 74 pages, no yellowing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Children's Books 1) about Teasing and 2) about Disobeying

By: Berry, Joy

Price: $7.36

Publisher: Grolier Enterprises Corp.: 1991

Seller ID: CH-01311

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


These are two books about behavior for children. One is about teasing, and how hurtful in can sometimes be; the other is about disobeying parents, teachers, and others, and how important it is. Binding is very good, some corner wear. Fully illustrated, 2 volumes. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

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Crocodile! Crocodile! Stories Told around the World

By: Baumgartner, Barbara

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Incorporated: 1994

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 000485

ISBN: 1564584631

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


This international collection of folktales brings together six of Baumgartners's most successful "performance stories" in one volume. For the first time, this well-loved storyteller has written down her stories for school-age children to enjoy at home. There are many engaging characters, like a magical dragon that brings secret gifts to a kind young boy, to a clever monkey who outwits a hungry croodile. Illustrations are marvelous with cheery cut-paper illustrations. 45 pages with instructions on making the stick puppets shown in the book. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. View more info

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Dale the Uniclyde an Adventure in Friendship

By: Rosenberg, Byron

Price: $18.40

Publisher: High Ridge, MO, Red Mountain Creations: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004071

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR - This is a wonderfully illustrated story. The boy, Jim, worked in the stable where Dale the Uniclyde was kept. He had a horn like a unicorn, but he also had wings! He was a happy horse because the boy took such good care, and let him roll in the grass. Dale had little wings which, with Jim's encouragement, learned to use as he grew. This book is imaginative and uplifting. The pages are glossy, and it is author inscribed on the title page. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall; Signed by Author(s) View more info

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Enchantment in the Garden

By: Hughes, Shirley

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Lothrop Lee & Shepard: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003586

ISBN: 0688145973

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Valerie, the only child of wealthy parents, has everything she could ever need - except companionship. Her best friend is a statue of a boy riding a dolphin in a park near her home. One day she leans into his hear and whispers "I love you, and I am going to give you a name. I christen you Cherubino. " And magically, the boy comes to life. They are inseparable friends until Cherubino disappears. Who is the boy released from stone? Will Valerie ever see him again? The sweeping illustrations are inspired by summers spent painting in Italy, and are filled with light and love and all the ma... View more info

Eye Openers Farm Animals

By: N/A

Price: $7.36

Publisher: Aladdin Books; MacMillan Publishing Company:

Seller ID: CH-12089

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


1991; HB. Binding shows a brown cow and calf on a white background with green lettering and border. An Eye Openers book. Heavy pages inside show a female animal, it's offspring, and the shape of mouth and tail or other appropriate parts of the animal. Beautiful photography and illustrations. Photography by Philip Dowell and Michael Dunning. 21 beautiful pages with large letters for younger readers. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

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Familiar and Haunting: Collected Stories

By: Pearce, Philippa

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Greenwillow Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001564

ISBN: 0066239648

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Here are stories of everyday life, as familiar as next door and as haunting as fear. Mike knows that he can't swing over the river on the knotted rope, but with everyone watching him, he has to try. [A]s haunting as a stranger. Who is the frightened-looking girl stealing plums from Nicky's grandparents' precious tree? [A]s haunting as cruelty. How can Joe escape from his mean cousing Dicky during a family reunion? And here also are stories with a supernatural twist, as haunting as the eerie whistling from the hill above Burnt House in the middle of the night and as familiar as guilt. A boy for... View more info

Faraway Friends

By: Thompson, Vivian L.

Price: $5.54

Publisher: New York, Holiday House, Inc.: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000143

Condition: Near Fine


A book of friendship between two girls. One lived in Korea, and one in Hawaii. They met because of parents in the armed forces, and the girl from Korea is coming to see Hawaii and her friend. A nice book with good illustrations. Simple but important concepts about friendship. This book would be "fine" but for the ex-lib. markings. There are a few spots on pages, small and minor. 59 pages, no tears. Binding is extra strong library binding, a tan color with a picture on the front of one girl giving a lei that she made to her friend from Korea. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. . I... View more info

Farm Friends

By: Hunter, Virginia

Price: $11.04

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Rand McNally: 1956

Seller ID: 000991

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A Real Live Animal Book, " the pictures appear to be photograhs or paintings of animals; front and back cover slightly worn. Last page in book has a slight tear (fold over) at top. The back board is a bit loose - sewn in. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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Fibblestax

By: Devin Scillian

Price: $15.18

Publisher: Chelsea, MI, Sleeping Bear Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004093

ISBN: 1886947902

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Fibblestax is a fictional character who is entrusted with inventing the words we use. This book is written in a lyrical rhyming style, great for reading aloud. This story tells how Fibblestax came to be the one who names everything. He has to battle the tricky, red-faced Carr, a man who gives terrible names to wonderful things. Soft, intricately detailed illustrations accompany the musical text, with one being two pages. The endpapers are illustrated, and the author signed the title page and added a butterfly. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall; Signed by Author(s) View more info

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Get a Clue! : a Nickelodeon Booktivity Pack

By: Chronicle Books

Price: $5.98

Publisher: San Francisco, California, U. S. A., Chronicle Books Llc: 2003

Seller ID: 002709

ISBN: 0811840115

Condition: New with no dust jacket


This is a Nickelodeon box of fun for children ages five and up. NOT for children under three! This booktivity pack contains a full-color book chockful of mazes, crosswords, word games and more, two flip-flop markers - four wild colors in all. It also includes two ink stamps and many colorful stickers. This is something that perfect for home or on the road! The box has a crease at the top left corner. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info