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A Good Place to Hide

By: Slobodkin, Louis

Price: $32.20

Publisher: New York, NY, The MacMillan Company: 1962

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003913

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket

SIGNED - Susan looked all morning for a good place to hide from her brothers. They had a spider in a jar and wanted her to see it. She wasn't interested. She hid in several places but was always found, until, when she was thinking of a new hiding place, she realized she was in one. Her brothers raced by calling her name, then everybody looked for Susan but they didn't see her. You learn her secret by reading this book. Color and black & white drawings - perfect to read aloud. The pictorial binding has some slightly darkened areas at the spine ends. The prices are clipped, and there is a 1/2... View more info

Arthur, for the Very First Time

By: MacLachlan, Patricia

Price: $7.36

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CH-01151

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Binding is very good, slight discoloration on the back. 117 pages, detailed illustrations throughout, pages fine. View more info

Billy Whiskers Treasure Hunt

By: Montgomery, Frances Trego

Price: $33.12

Publisher: Akron, OH, The Saalfield Publishing Co.: 1928

Seller ID: 003549

Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Another of the Billy Whiskers' Series. With a colorful pictorial cover front and back, the book is square with a tight binding. Color frontispiece; the remainder of the illustrations are in black & white. Most corners have wear to the board, and light wear to the top and bottom edges. The red binding is a bit wrinkled at the top and the black lettering is clear, not faded. Pages have no tears or writing, but are evenly tanned. A nice solid book. ; 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

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Dreadful Acts

By: Ardagh, Philip

Price: $10.58

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Henry Holt & Company: 2003

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 002069

ISBN: 0805071555

Condition: New in New dust jacket

In this eagerly awaited sequal to A House Called Awful End, Eddie Dickens narrowly avoids being blown up, trampled by horses, hit by a hot-air balloon, and arrested - only to find himself falling head over heels for a girl with a face like a camel's and in the hands of a murderous gang of escaped convicts, up on the misty moors, who have a "little job" for him to do. 123 page including a glossary. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

Leprechaun Tales

By: Carroll, Yvonne

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, Gill & MacMillan: 1999

Seller ID: 003757

ISBN: 0717126986

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

This selection of six charming tales about Leprechauns and other "little people" has been passed down over the years from one generation to another. They have been a part of Irish folklore for hundreds of years. Tradition has it that Leprechauns are mischievous little people, often cobblers, who have pots of gold hidden away. Humans are always keen to find the gold, of course, but somehow are always outwitted by the Leprechauns' cunning and magical powers. There is something for everyone to enjoy in these stories, especially the battle of wits between "them" and us! ; 4to - ove... View more info

Love That Dog a Novel

By: Creech, Sharon

Price: $9.23

Publisher: New York, Scholastic, Inc.: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001659

ISBN: 0439442427

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

This is the story of Jack, who finds his voice in poetry with the help of paper, pencil, his teacher and a dog. There are 86 pages to this story, then additional poems that were used by the teacher Ms. Stretchberry in her class. These amount to eight poems. The binding is bright yellow, the text is in a sort of purple-blue color, very resting on the eyes! 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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Micawber (Signed)

By: Lithgow, John

Price: $18.40

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003663

ISBN: 0689833415

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

A squirrel named Micawber loves the paintings he sees through the windows of the nearby art museum. One day he notices an artist copying the old masters, and he decides to do the same - with surprising results. Includes a CD of John Lithgow reading the text. The jacket has a few small wrinkles along the edges. There is a double fold-out page at the end; the two inside edges are creased. The author's signature is attached to the title page on a book plate. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall; Signed by Author(s) View more info

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Miz Fannie Mae's Fine New Easter Hat

By: Milich, Melissa

Price: $13.80

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U. S. A., Little Brown & Co: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003587

ISBN: 0316571598

Condition: New in New dust jacket

Miz Fannie Mae's husband and daughter want to surprise her with a new Easter hat. When they find a beautiful hat draped with lace, flowers, fruit, and a tiny nest of speckled eggs, they know it has to be the finest Easter hat in all of Meridian City. But little do they know how truly special it is - the whole family is in for a big surprise when Miz Fannie Mae wears her new hat to church and - well, you'll have to read what happens! In lyrical prose, the author tells a hilarious story with roots in a true Easter memory from long ago. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" 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

Condition: Fair

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. This was a well-loved book. Ex-lib markings on front and on back board. 63 pages, illustrated on each page. Lettering is large ... View more info

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The Amelia Bedelia Treasury

By: Parish, Peggy

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, NY, Harpercollins Publishers: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003954

ISBN: 0060267879

Condition: Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket

This is an 'I Can Read' book, recommended for ages 4-8. Three books are included in this treasury - Amelia Bedelia, Thank You Amelia Bedelia, and Amelia Bedelia and the Surprise Shower. Read these books and meet America's favorite housekeeper! The stories were first written more than 40 years ago for beginning readers. Children love these stories about Amelia's silly and delightful antics. Large letters and mostly easy words make this a great book for young kids. Fully illustrated in color, the jacket is illustrated to match the laminated cover. The front corners are bent in a bit, and the bin... View more info

The Berenstain Bears' Home Sweet Tree

By: Berenstain, Stan and Jan

Price: $5.01

Publisher: Racine, Wisconsin, Western Publishing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000199

ISBN: 0307231720

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

A Cub Club edition, this is a fun children's book with illustrations in color by the authors. The two young bears bring you into their home sweet tree and take the reader on a tour of their tree from the cellar to the second floor. Very slight rubbing on the bottom corners; binding is clean and bright, no marks. The pages are also bright, clean, with no marks or tears. 32 pages. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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The One Bad Thing about Father

By: Monjo, F. N.

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004132

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket

This is an I Can Read History Book. The story is about Theodore Roosevelt and his children as they lived at the White House and the "Summer White House" in Oyster Bay, NY. This is a lively, loving account, as it may have been written by the real Quentin. There are many pets and much excitement, and the book shows T. R. To be one to play with his children when he wasn't busy running the country. An amusing tale. This chapter book also includes a story told by Laura E. Richards. The price is intact but the bottom edge is clipped. There is a 1" tear on the front cover, and a 1" te... View more info

Venturesome Voyage

By: Allen, Lois

Price: $6.44

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart And Winston: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001034

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket

Phoebe and Tim Ashley, orphaned American twins, run away from their foster homes and install themselves on a ship loaded with supplies for the refugees of the Greek and Turkish War. With their talent for getting into mischief, Phoebe and Tim make the sea-crossing a blissfully eventful one. But what begins as a lark turns into a sobering experience when the twins view the tragic aftermath of war - starving children, a desperate raid of the food supplies, a woman so hungry she tries to steal the ship's cat. The twins learn a great deal about selfishness and suffering before they manage to extric... View more info