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Just so Stories

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: $13.80

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday: 1952

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004514

ISBN: 0385021291

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


This is The New Illustrated Just So Stories volume. All twelve immortal tales with 72 pictures in full cover are included in this book. "This, O Best Beloved, is another story of the High and Far-Off Times. . . When the world was so new and all. . ." With these words of simple magic Kipling, master story-teller, leads us away into the enchanted long ago when things were not as they are now. These tales humorously and vividly recount how the camel got his hump, how the leopard got his spots and how the armadillo came to be. This beautiful book has wear at the spine ends and a split abou... View more info

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Peter Rabbit's Giant Treasury The Tales of Peter Rabbit, Squirrel Nutkin, Benjamin Bunny, Two Bad Mice, Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle, and Mr. Jeremy Fisher

By: Potter, Beatrix; Wilkins, Cary (edited by)

Price: $20.24

Publisher: New York, Derrydale Books: 1980

Edition: First Publishers Edition

Seller ID: 004378

ISBN: 0517316870

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


The spine end is lightly bumped. ; With full-color illustrations on every page, Beatrix Potter tells delightful tales of her imaginary friends. The Tailor of Gloucester and The Pie and the Patty-Pan were abridged for this edition. Each page is beautifully rendered to be a child's delight. Even the endpapers are illustrated - the front different from the back. This would be a lovely read-out-loud book because of all of the illustrations; the type is larger than a regular book but not like a young children's book. The boards are white with red type and illustrations front and back. The pages are... View more info

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Stories for 6-Year Olds

By: Various

Price: $14.72

Publisher: Bath, England, Dempsey Parr: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 004470

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


These short stories are great for either reading aloud or for the children to read to themselves. The book contains fifteen short stories with many about animals and others about children. Some of the stories are London Bridge Is Falling Down (actually poetry) , Pete Meets a Dragon, Rapunzel, Little Sheep, Midnight Fun, Message in a Bottle, Ursula's Umbrella and so forth. The illustrations are full color on every page by several different artists, and add to the magic of story time. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 80 pages View more info

Tales At the Mousehole

By: Stolz, Mary

Price: $10.12

Publisher: Boston, Godine: 1992

Edition: First Publishers Edition; Unknown

Seller ID: 4409

ISBN: 0879237899

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


The jacket has a tiny tear at the front bottom corner and a small tear about 2" away, both repaired. ; Three previously published books of Stolz combined in this volume follow the adventures of Bob and Ozzie, two amiable and adventure-prone mice, and of July, a verbose and vain housecat, as they set out into the wide world. Adorable pencil drawings by the artist decorate this book. The lettering is larger for young readers. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 101 pages View more info

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Tales At the Mousehole

By: Stolz, Mary

Price: $10.12

Publisher: Boston, Godine: 1992

Edition: First Publishers Edition; Unknown

Seller ID: 004409

ISBN: 0879237899

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


The jacket has a tiny tear at the front bottom corner and a small tear about 2" away, both repaired. ; Three previously published books of Stolz combined in this volume follow the adventures of Bob and Ozzie, two amiable and adventure-prone mice, and of July, a verbose and vain housecat, as they set out into the wide world. Adorable pencil drawings by the artist decorate this book. The lettering is larger for young readers. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 101 pages View more info

The Wind in the Willows

By: Grahame, Kenneth

Price: $25.76

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004500

Condition: Fine


The top corners are lightly rubbed. Original Krochs & Brentano's label on back. There are some small white spots on the back near the spine. ; This is the unabridged edition of The Wind in the Willows. The endpapers are illustrated in color. This wonderful story is comprised completely of animals who become friends and have adventures. The illustrations are full color pages, and others are brown and white within the text. ; B&W and Color Illustrations; 4to 10" - 13" tall; 128 pages View more info

Uncle Wiggily and His Friends

By: Garis, Howard R.

Price: $13.80

Publisher: New York, Platt & Munk: 1955

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004372

Condition: Near Fine


This brightly-illustrated book is full of stories and short poems. All of the characters are animals, and Uncle Wiggily is a large rabbit who walks on his hind legs. The color illustrations are brilliantly colored, and the black & white ones are as amusing as the colored ones. The cloth binding is green with a black illustration on the cover. The spine is not sunned, and has black lettering. The top corners are fine, the bottom corners are worn. Inside the front cover is the prior owner's name. A few pages have a light spot on them. The pages are heavy and unpaginated. ; Color Illustrations; 8... View more info