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When I Have a Little Girl / When I Have a Little Boy
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When I Have a Little Girl / When I Have a Little Boy

By Zolotow, Charlotte; Hilary Knight

New York: Callaway, 2000. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition, first printing. Fine/As New hardcover in a Fine/As New dust jacket, protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. "From Hilary Knight, co-creator of the ever-popular Eloise series, and Charlotte Zolotow, a Caldecott Award-winning author, these two masterpieces of children's literature are relaunched in an unusual 2-in-1 flip-flop edition. Now, they appear for the first time in full color with water colors hand-applied to the original drawings by Hilary Knight himself." Written by Charlotte Zolotow; illustrated by Hilary Knight. SIGNED BY KNIGHT on the ffep and dated in the year of publication; no inscription. Unpaginated [32 pages]; color illustrations throughout; 11.25 x 6.25 inches. LAID-IN is a flyer for a book signing with Knight in NYC.

$84.95

The Hidden Alphabet
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The Hidden Alphabet

By Seeger, Laura Vaccaro

Brookfield, CT: Roaring Brook, 2003. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition, first printing. Fine hardcover in a Fine dust jacket with a hint of shelf wear. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. "Seeger's Hidden Alphabet uses a timeworn approach to A through Z that matches each letter with a word that begins with that letter, then adds a lift-the-flap format and a striking graphic design to transform the book into something new. Each shiny, thick black page features a cut-away through which children can view vibrantly colored objects. By lifting the flap, children will be surprised to discover that the object actually forms part of a letter." The book won 9 awards. Written and illustrated by Laura Vaccaro Seeger. SIGNED BY SEEGER on the title page; no inscription. Unpaginated [32 pages]; color illustrations throughout; 8.25 x 8.75 inches. LAID-IN is the author's promotional bookmark and a flyer for a book signing with the author in NYC.

$84.95

Black? White? Day? Night?: A Book of Opposites
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Black? White? Day? Night?: A Book of Opposites

By Seeger, Laura Vaccaro

New Milford, CT: Roaring Brook, 2006. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition, first printing. Fine hardcover with a tap to two tips in a Near Fine dust jacket with a hint of shelf wear and a hint of tanning along the top edge. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. "Having explored the alphabet (The Hidden Alphabet), colors (Lemons Are Not Red), and emotions (Walter Was Worried), Laura Vaccaro Seeger turns her extraordinary talents to opposites in this bright, colorful and imaginative book. Through a series of ingenious die-cut pages, the reader discovers things that are the opposite of what they seem." The book won 11 awards. Written and illustrated by Laura Vaccaro Seeger. SIGNED BY SEEGER on the title page and dated in the year of publication; no inscription. Unpaginated [24 pages]; color illustrations throughout; 8.25 x 8.75 inches. LAID-IN is the author's promotional bookmark.

$64.95

Ouch!
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Ouch!

By Babbitt, Natalie; Fred Marcellino

New York: Michael di Capua Books/HarperCollins, 1998. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Fine hardcover in a Fine dust jacket, protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. An abbreviated version of the Grimms' "The Devil with the Three Golden Hairs" in which "young Marco, who leads a charmed life if anyone ever did, starts off as nobody special and ends up king. Not that it's an easy path, the most dangerous part being an errand that takes him down into Hell. But thanks to the Devil's grandmother, as good an old girl as grandmothers everywhere, it all comes right in the end." Retold by Natalie Babbitt; illustrated by Fred Marcellino. SIGNED BY both BABBITT & MARCELLINO on the title page; no inscription. Unpaginated [32 pages]; color illustrations throughout; 8.75 x 11.25 inches.

$59.95

Peter and the Talking Shoes
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Peter and the Talking Shoes

By Banks, Kate; Marc Rosenthal

New York: Knopf, 1994. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Fine hardcover in a Fine dust jacket, protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. "A pair of hand-me-down shoes leads a small boy on a madcap adventure. Witty, cartoon-like illustrations and playful text work together in this thoroughly satisfying original folk tale about a clever boy, his even cleverer shoes, and a simple errand that turns into an all-day adventure." Written by Kate Banks; illustrated by Marc Rosenthal. Unpaginated [40 pages]; color illustrations throughout; 10.75 x 8.75 inches.

$44.95

Traveler's Map of Dinotopia: Journey to Chandara Promotional Poster/Pamphlet
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Traveler's Map of Dinotopia: Journey to Chandara Promotional Poster/Pamphlet

By Gurney, James

Kansas City, MO: Andrews McMeel, 2007. Pamphlet/Poster. First edition. Fine poster/pamphlet, folded as issued. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. A large original promotional poster for Dinotopia: Journey to Chandara by James Gurney. The poster is titled "Traveler's Map of Dinotopia" and features on one side a large map of Dinotopia with short articles and illustrations about the origins, history, and languages of the area. On the other side is an illustrated map of Waterfall City with articles and illustrations about the city, the inhabitants, their customs, and festivals. Two-sided poster; color illustrations throughout; 30 x 20 inches.

$19.95

Glenda
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Glenda

By Udry, Janice May; Marc Simont

New York/Evanston: Harper & Row, 1969. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition, first printing. Very Good+ hardcover with a tap to two tips and otherwise only light signs of handling in a Very Good dust jacket with light soiling/shelf wear and a two-inch tear to the back panel; the lower corner of the front flap has been clipped by the publisher indicating that this is a retail copy. A nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. "Glenda the witch likes to change herself into things, but when she decides to change herself into a little girl, she finds it much harder than imagined." Written by Janice May Udry; illustrated by Marc Simont. SIGNED BY SIMONT on the title page; no inscription. 57 pages; b&w illustrations throughout; 7.25 x 9.25 inches.

$125.00

Walter Was Worried
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Walter Was Worried

By Seeger, Laura Vaccaro

New Milford, CT: Roaring Brook Press, 2005. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition, first printing. Fine/As New hardcover in a Fine/As New dust jacket, protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. "Opposite the simple declarative sentence, 'Walter was worried' is a portrait of a very worried Walter. But wait! The letters that spell out his feelings form his facial characteristics, as well as his expression. Gradually a simple story unfolds." The book won 5 awards. Written and illustrated by Laura Vaccaro Seeger. SIGNED BY SEEGER on the title page; no inscription. Unpaginated [40 pages]; color illustrations throughout; 8.25 x 8.75 inches.

$44.95

I Had a Rooster: A Traditional Folk Song
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I Had a Rooster: A Traditional Folk Song

By Seeger, Laura Vaccaro; Pete Seeger; Mike Seeger; Peggy Seeger

New York: Viking, 2001. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition, first printing. Near Fine hardcover with twin-loop wire spiral-bound pages inside and with a touch of shelf wear; CD present in pocket at rear; no dj as issued. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. "Based on a concept by Ruth Crawford Seeger (stepmother of Pete), this song in book form introduces new creatures on successively smaller pages, while cumulative lines from previously printed verses show through below. The melody line is included; Laura Vaccaro Seeger's (wife of Pete Seeger's nephew, Chris) finely tuned oils illustrate the text. A foreword by Pete Seeger provides a history as well as crafty sketches he once used in classrooms while performing the song to children; he sings the title song on a CD packaged in the back, which also includes two songs by siblings Mike and Peggy."--Publishers Weekly. SIGNED BY VACCARO SEEGER on the title page; no inscription. Unpaginated [32 pages]; color illustrations throughout; 8 x 10.25 inches. CD in pocket mounted to the rear paste down.

$84.95

Lemons Are Not Red
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Lemons Are Not Red

By Seeger, Laura Vaccaro

Brookfield, CT: Roaring Brook Press, 2004. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition, first printing. Fine/As New hardcover in a Fine/As New dust jacket, protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. "Clever cutouts in the pages make a simple, original, and utterly beguiling introduction to color." The book won 7 awards. Written and illustrated by Laura Vaccaro Seeger. SIGNED BY SEEGER on the title page; no inscription. Unpaginated [32 pages], about half with die-cut windows; color illustrations throughout; 8.25 x 8.75 inches.

$64.95

An Ocean World
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An Ocean World

By Sis, Peter

New York: Greenwillow Books, 1992. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition, first printing. Fine clothbound hardcover in the publisher's library binding (not ex-lib) in a Near Fine dust jacket with a hint of shelf wear and the publisher's sticker to the spine. A nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. "Raised in a pool at Ocean World, a whale is released into the ocean to find others of her kind, but a spouting fire boat leads her to make the first of many mistakes." Written and illustrated by Peter Sis. SIGNED BY SIS on the title page with an original illustrations and inscribed. Unpaginated [25 pages]; color illustrations throughout; 12.25 x 9 inches.

$74.95

Olive the Other Reindeer, Deluxe Edition
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Olive the Other Reindeer, Deluxe Edition

By Walsh, Vivian; J.otto Seibold; Ray Marshall

San Francisco: Chronicle, 2007. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Near Fine hardcover with a touch of bumping to the spine ends and a couple of tiny bumps to the bottom edges of the boards, otherwise fine throughout; no dj as issued. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The tenth anniversary edition of the modern Christmas classic. "This new edition is a larger version of the original book, and it features flaps to lift, spots to scratch and sniff, and a pop-up grand finale." Written by Vivian Walsh; illustrated by J.otto Seibold; paper engineering by Ray Marshall. Unpaginated [40 pages]; color illustrations throughout; 8.75 x 11.25 inches.

$24.95

The Golden Book of Little Verses, A Big Golden Book
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The Golden Book of Little Verses, A Big Golden Book

By Blair, Mary; Miriam Clark Potter

New York: Golden Press, 1953. Hardcover. First Golden Press edition. Reference copy with a crack across the middle of the book, otherwise Very Good hardcover with spot along the spine folds and an abrasion to the spine and abrasions along the front spine edge; interior is mostly clean and bright with only light indications of handling. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The copyright date is 1953 but Golden Press was formed in 1958; given there is none of the standard Golden Press indications of printing, this is most likely the first printing after the company acquired the title from Simon and Schuster. Additionally, the full-spread illustrations have a white gap along the gutter probably due to not adjusting the printing plate size to the larger page size than the Golden Books edition. Illustrated by Mary Blair; verses by Miriam Clark Potter. 30 pages; color illustrations throughout; 9.5 x 12.75 inches.

$24.95

The Egg
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The Egg

By Robertson, M.P.

New York: Phyllis Fogelman, 2001. Hardcover. SIGNED. First US edition, first printing. Fine hardcover in a Fine dust jacket, protected by a clear mylar cover. Note that the white line along the spine in our photo is the reflection of the flash. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. George hatches a dragon from an egg that he finds in the chicken coop and then faces the challenge of raising him properly. Written and illustrated by M.P. Robertson. SIGNED BY ROBERTSON on a bookplate adhered to the ffep with a non-personalized inscription. Unpaginate [32 pages]; color illustrations throughout; 9.75 x 11.25 inches.

$49.95

Gaetano the Pheasant: A Hunting Fable
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Gaetano the Pheasant: A Hunting Fable

By Rocca, Guido; Giulio Cingoli; Giancarlo Carloni

New York: Harper & Row, 1966. Hardcover. First US edition. Near Fine quarter-cloth hardcover with light rubbing/small bumps to the bottom edges of the boards and otherwise only light signs of handling in a Good dust jacket with light soiling to the back panel, a small puncture/tear to the front at the spine, wear/tiny tears along the top edge, and a silver-dollar-sized chip to the back at the top edge; clipped by the publisher at the bottom of the front flap indicating this is a retail copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. After seeing many of his friends killed during hunting season, a pheasant tries to find a home where he and his friends will be safe. Written by Guido Rocca; illustrated by Giulio Cingoli and Giancarlo Carloni. 61 pages; color and monochrome illustrations throughout and with illustrated endpapers (some copies don't have this); 9 x 11.75 inches.

$34.95

My Friend Rabbit
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My Friend Rabbit

By Rohmann, Eric

Brookfield, CT: Roaring Brook Press, 2002. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition, Roaring Brook Press, second printing. Fine hardcover in a Fine dust jacket, with a Caldecott medallion to the front. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. When Mouse lets his best friend, Rabbit, play with his brand-new airplane, trouble isn't far behind; winner of the 2003 Caldecott Medal. Written and illustrated by Eric Rohmann. SIGNED BY ROHMANN on the title page; no inscription. Unpaginated [32 pages]; color illustrations throughout; 10.75 x 8.25 inches.

$39.95

The Straight Line Wonder
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The Straight Line Wonder

By Fox, Mem; Marc Rosenthal

Greenvale, NY: Mondo, 1997. Hardcover. SIGNED. First US edition, first printing. Near Fine hardcover with a tap to one tip in a Fine dust jacket, protected by a clear mylar cover. Note that the white line along the spine in our photo is the reflection of the flash. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. "Despite the admonitions of his friends, a straight line enjoys expressing himself by twirling in whirls, pointing his joints, and creeping in heaps." Written by Mem Fox; illustrated by Marc Rosenthal. SIGNED BY ROSENTHAL on the title page with an original drawing of the main character; no inscription. Unpaginated [32 pages]; color illustrations throughout; 6.75 x 11.25 inches.

$44.95

The Absentminded Fellow
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The Absentminded Fellow

By Marshak, Samuel; Marc Rosenthal; Richard Pevear; Eileen Rosenthal

New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1999. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition, first printing. Fine hardcover with a tap to the tips in a Fine dust jacket with a hint of rubbing to the extremities. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. "Leaping into a shirt and thrusting his arms into his pant legs, the Absentminded Fellow dashes out into the London streets, frantically hails a cab, rushes through the train station and right into an abandoned car. Three days later, to his surprise, he's still in London...This droll character portrait will quickly have listeners chiming in on the chorus." Written by Samuel Marshak; illustrated by Marc Rosenthal; translated by Richard Pevear. SIGNED BY ROSENTHAL on the title page with an original illustration of the main character; additionally, the designer of the book, Eileen Rosenthal, has signed and inscribed the book. Unpaginated [32 pages]; color illustrations throughout; 9.25 x 10.25 inches.

$64.95

At Night
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At Night

By Pratt, Charles; Philip Ressner

New York: E.P. Dutton, 1967. Hardcover. First edition. Fine clothbound hardcover with discolored paste downs, as is usual with this book, in a Near Fine dust jacket with a small closed tear and hints of edge wear and soiling, protected by a clear mylar cover. The front flap appears to be clipped at the bottom but is not price-clipped. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. "At Night evokes the special feeling of a city neighborhood when most children are sleeping, while the photos suggest the soft, visual magic of the nighttime world. The book invites the reader to see, smell, and hear the city between dusk and dawn. Lovely and exquisitely printed images." Written by Philip Ressner; photographs by Charles Pratt. 32 pages; 32 b&w photos; 8 x 10 inches.

$49.95

Kenneth Grahame's The Reluctant Dragon
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Kenneth Grahame's The Reluctant Dragon

By Grahame, Kenneth; Robert D. San Souci; John Segal

New York: Orchard/Scholastic, 2004. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition, first printing. Fine hardcover with two taps to the bottom edge of one board in a Fine dust jacket with a hint of shelf wear; appears to be new and unread. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A "clever, funny retelling of Kenneth Grahame's The Reluctant Dragon." Retold by Robert D. San Souci; illustrated by John Segal. SIGNED BY SEGAL opposite the title page with an original illustration of the dragon and dated in the year of publication; no inscription. Unpaginated [40 pages]; color illustrations throughout; 8.75 x 12.25 inches. LAID-IN is a review of the book from the NY Times.

$34.95

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