Category: Animals and Pets


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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

Condition: Fine

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 her father came for her, he ignored her when she and a friend ran into some men stealing. He didn't listen until someone was a... 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

ISBN: 0870443828

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

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

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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

ISBN: 0893464287

Condition: New in New dust jacket

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 feet are marvelously adapted to its surroundings. You might even say that an animal's feet can tell you more about it than its f... View more info

Bedtime Tales

By: McAllister, Hayden

Price: $8.28

Publisher: New York, Exeter Books: 1984

Seller ID: 000447

ISBN: 0671072072

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

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

Bird Friends Every Child Should Know

By: Atherton Dupuy, William

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, The Parents Institute: 1940

Seller ID: 001374

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

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 by number. The cover is blue cloth with children playing embossed around the color picture of birds in the center. The corne... View more info

Black Beauty

By: Sewell, Anna

Price: $8.28

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Gallery Books: 1990

Seller ID: 001064

ISBN: 0831713585

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

Black Beauty is a wonderful children's book about a young horse that started life in a good stable with other fine horses and friends, but life made a turn when he ended up as a working horse on the crowded streets of London. The bright red cloth cover is fine; the book is from a school and still has the card pocket attached to the back, and a sticker that says "accelerated reader" on the inside front board. 254 pages, well illustrated with full-color pictures. No mark or tears. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. View more info

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Cheep! Cheep!

By: Stiegemeyer, Julie

Price: $8.28

Publisher: Gordonsville, Virginia, U. S. A., Bloomsbury USA: 2006

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 002705

ISBN: 1582346828

Condition: New with no dust jacket

Three little chicks are fast asleep until. CHEEP! CHEEP! Who could be making all that noise? This delightful first book is perfect for sharing with the very youngest children. It is illustrated with terrycloth chicks and has repetitive words, easy for children to grasp. 19 heavy pages. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 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

ISBN: 0764155849

Condition: New with no dust jacket

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 brings dinosaurs to life! Includes a glossary. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 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

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

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

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

ISBN: 0132146932

Condition: Very Good in Fine dust jacket

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

Getting to Know-- Nature's Children

By: Switzer, Merebeth

Price: $5.52

Publisher: Grolier Enterprises Corp.: 1997

Seller ID: 001868

ISBN: 0717284875

Condition: As New with no dust jacket

This book is about chipmunks and beavers. The photographs are wonderful, lots of close-ups, and the text is very simple and clear. In addition to the photos, drawings and maps are used to help a child understand the different species of chipmunk and beaver. An very interesting book! 48 pages including a glossary and index. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Guide Dog

By: Clewes, Dorothy

Price: $5.52

Publisher: Coward-Mccann: 1965

Seller ID: CH-12175

Condition: Good with no dust jacket

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

ISBN: 0395426227

Condition: As New with no dust jacket

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

ISBN: 1563972212

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

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

Ken Saddles Up

By: Miller, Basil

Price: $6.44

Publisher: Zondervan Publishing House: 1955

Seller ID: CH-01091

Condition: Fine

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

Madeline's Rescue

By: Bemelmans, Ludwig

Price: $7.36

Publisher: New York, Viking Childrens Books: 1992

Seller ID: 003057

ISBN: 0670782238

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

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

Condition: Good with no dust jacket

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 former owner's name is written on the front free end paper. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ; 217 pages 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

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket

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 created an extraordinary book about dreams that is perfect for bedtime reading. Blue binding, decorated. Spine ends bumped. Mar... View more info


By: Ratzesberger, Anna

Price: $7.36

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

Seller ID: 000964

Condition: Good with no dust jacket

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

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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By: Avi

Price: $5.06

Publisher: New York, Avon Books: 1997

Seller ID: 000533

ISBN: 0380727692

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

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

Smoky the Baby Goat

By: Elting, Mary

Price: $6.90

Publisher: Racine, WI, Whitman Publishing: 1947

Seller ID: 000417

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

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 at the ends. There is a light scratch on the front if viewed at a certain angle. The endpapers are light green with white star... 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

ISBN: 0690039832

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

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

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The Cat Who Wouldn't Come Inside : Based on a True Story

By: Von Buhler, Cynthia

Price: $14.72

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003984

Condition: New in New dust jacket

If you love a cat, you will love this book. All tigers and tabbies, calicos and strays, kittens and cats, need love. And trust. They want things just so. And, sometimes, they do not want to come inside. But a little patience and and some attention can make all the difference. . . . Here's a loving tribute to feline companionship, sure to warm human and kitty hearts - because cat company is worth waiting for. Based on a true story about a feral cat. Pictorial boards match the jacket. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 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

Condition: Fine in Poor dust jacket

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 pages with numerous illustrations. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. View more info