Category: Read Aloud


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Alphabet out Loud (Signed)

By: Bragg, Ruth Gembicki

Price: $18.40

Publisher: Saxonville, MA, Picture Book Studio: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003669

ISBN: 088708172X

Condition: Very Good in As New dust jacket

Illustrations and poetic text depict a playful tour of the alphabet. The pictorial binding is as new with a black cloth spine, but on the edge of most pages there is a damp stain, hard to see. Includes dogs, babies, cats, and children playing musical instruments. The inscription is on the front illustrated ffep with a hand-drawn illustration; on the back end paper is the rest of the inscription with another drawing. Nice heavy jacket. Great to read aloud. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall; Signed by Author(s) View more info

Classic Spooky Stories

By: Repchuck, Caroline (edited by)

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Bath, England, Dempsey Parr: 2000

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 004028

ISBN: 1840849916

Condition: Good with no dust jacket

This book is "A haunting collection of ghostly tales and creepy rhymes. " Great fun for children, and a good book to read aloud because of the wonderful illustrations throughout. The type is smaller than a young child could read, but certainly the stories will be enjoyed by them as well. The corners are completely worn through to the board beneath; that is the only wear on the book. Unpaginated, about 200 pages.; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall View more info

I'Ll See You in My Dreams

By: Jukes, Mavis

Price: $16.56

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 2002

Edition: First Revised Edition

Seller ID: 004112

ISBN: 037581518X

Condition: New in New dust jacket

A Hospice Bookshelf Book for children. A girl preparing to visit her seriously ill uncle in the hospital imagines, on the plane ride there, that she is a skywriter and is flying over his bed with a message of love. A beautiful story with lovely, colorful illustrations and somewhat larger text. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

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Lucia Y La Varita China / Lucia and the Chinese Wand

By: Schapiro, Natalia

Price: $16.56

Publisher: Argentina, Primera Sudamericana: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003873

ISBN: 9500726017

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

This is a beginning reader book all in Spanish. The lettering is large, and many words are replaced by items easily recognized (hat, ice cream cone, table etc. ) . In the back of the book is a dictionary of the images to help a child attach words to pictures. A fun book, well illustrated in bright colors.; 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

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Miss Frances' Ding Dong School Book

By: Horwich, Dr. Frances R. ; Werrenrath, Jr. , Reinald

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, NY, Golden Press: 1960

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 003786

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

A150150 - Remember Ding Dong School? Here's one of the books that survived that certain era when we were all entertained by this show. This book includes many different ways for children to entertain themselves, and it is suggested that this book be read to them. All kinds of activities are included, such as water play, papier-mache, planting pumpkin seeds, play with pipe cleaners, building with blocks, a doll party, the coal truck, working at the easel, and so much more. All are illustrated and in an easy-to-read font. On the ffep is an old ink stamp from a grade school, and on the paste-down... View more info

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Mother Goose Rhymes

By: Mother Goose

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Rand McNally & Company: 1944

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004031

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

This is an adorable little children's book with illustrations to delight little ones. The print is large, and is illustrated on every page without words, making it nice to read out loud. Over 20 rhymes are included, most just a page long. Many I've never heard, but they're delightful. Light wear at the spine ends, and a name is penciled in on the ffep. ; 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

Paula's Poetry Picnic (Signed)

By: Pine, Robert M.

Price: $8.23

Publisher: Aurora, IL, The Tradewinds Company: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003558

Condition: New

Penned by a local author, this is a wonderful story of friendship, nature, and creativity. Paula has invited three good friends on a picnic. Each writes and enjoys poetry, and they gather at the picnic to share their friendship, sandwiches, but most of all, their poems. Some of them are clever and the others try to figure out what is meant by a particular passage, but all poems are discussed by the cozy group. This is a great book to introduce children to poetry as it also has a story of friendship that winds through the poems. Includes an index of poems by page and title. The author will insc... View more info

The Nose Tree

By: Hutton, Warwick (Retold by)

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Atheneum: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002698

ISBN: 0689501668

Condition: Very Good

This wonderful book is illustrated with watercolors. Three soldiers, returning from the hard-fought wars, were down on their luck. They had very little money and no prospects for jobs. But, because of their kindness to a small, ugly man who comes to their forest campfire one night, these three soldiers are each rewarded with a special gift. The jacket is in a protective cover and is price clipped. There is a library label on the jacket spine, and a library pocket on the back free end page. There is a small stamp on the inside back cover and the title page; a name is printed in red marker on th... View more info

The Sleepytime Storybook

By: Random House

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, NY, Random House: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003725

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

This bedtime book contains one page illustrated stories. Ten stories are included, such as The Three Wishes, The Hare and the Tortoise, The Old Woman and the Tramp, King Midas and the Golden Touch, and so forth. Each one is cleverly illustrated and meant to be read aloud. The binding has light wear at the top and a bit more at the bottom, including a 1/4" split. The corners are heavily worn. The back has some wear at the spine where the yellow boards are white. The entire binding is tanned at the edges and the spine. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall View more info

The Tree That Time Built: a Celebration of Nature, Science, and Imagination

By: Hoberman, Mary Ann; Winston, Linda

Price: $14.72

Publisher: New York, NY, Sourcebooks Jabberwocky: 2010

Seller ID: 003989

Condition: New in New dust jacket

Ranging from the birth of the universe to the age of the dinosaurs to our own arrival on earth, this spectacular collection of poems will inspire you to praise our prehistoric past, think like a tree, and marvel at the miracle of flight. This will delight lovers of poetry and nature alike. Included in an audio CD are 18 poets reading their own work, many for the first time. 44 poems are included on the CD. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

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The Wide-Awake Princess - Signed

By: Paterson, Katherine

Price: $18.40

Publisher: New York, NY, Clarion Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003660

ISBN: 0395537770

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR - This is a beautifully-illustrated book about a lovely princess. Her parents, who were quite self-absorbed, died when she was a child. She was born with a gift, though, the gift of being wide awake while the others in the kingdom snoozed their days away. So when she was told she was not fit to rule the kingdom by three noblemen, she set off to meet the people of the kingdom in hopes that she might learn to be a good queen. The wide-awake princess saw the state of the peasants: They were starving while the greedy nobles lived in selfish luxury. The princess, also quite clev... View more info