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APRIL'S KITTENS
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APRIL'S KITTENS

By NEWBERRY, CLARE

NEWBERRY. NEWBERRY,CLARE TURLAY. APRIL'S KITTENS. NY: Harper Brothers 1940 (1940). 4to, (9x11"), tan cloth, slight cover soil else VG+ in frayed and soiled dust wrapper (not price clipped, no medal). Stated First edition. This wonderful story is about a little girl's difficult decision - which of 4 kittens to keep. Featuring beautiful full page color lithographs on every other page. Includes an extra plate at the end of the book that detaches for framing. THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY NEWBERRY, CALDECOTT HONOR. From the collection of Marian Young, noted librarian and member of the Caldecott Award Selection Committee, her name on endpaper

$250.00

GARDEN OF ABDUL GASAZI
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GARDEN OF ABDUL GASAZI

By VAN ALLSBURG, CHRIS

VAN ALLSBURG, CHRIS. VAN ALLSBURG,CHRIS. GARDEN OF ABDUL GASAZI written and illustrated by Van Allsburg. Boston: Houghton Mifflin 1979. Large oblong 4to, cloth, Fine in dust wrapper with a long closed tear on front panel. First edition of VAN ALLSBURG'S FIRST BOOK. This is a strange tale, illustrated with fascinating and unusual full page illustrations. Very scarce.

$750.00

JOURNEY CAKE, HO!
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JOURNEY CAKE, HO!

By SAWYER, RUTH

McCLOSKEY, ROBERT. (McCLOSKEY,ROBERT)illus. JOURNEY CAKE, HO! by Ruth Sawyer. NY: Viking 1953 (1953). 4to, (8 x 10 3/8"), patterned cloth, Fine in VG dust wrapper with fraying at spine ends and 2 small closed tears 1st edition. Every page has marvelous color illustrations by McCloskey to accompany the repetitive and rhythmic story in verse. Very hard to find in dust wrapper. CALDECOTT HONOR.

$1400.00

IN THE NIGHT KITCHEN
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IN THE NIGHT KITCHEN

By SENDAK, MAURICE

SENDAK, MAURICE. SENDAK,MAURICE. IN THE NIGHT KITCHEN. NY:Har. & Row (1970). 4to, white cloth, pict. paste-on Fine in sl. frayed dw with Seal. 1st ed. (correct price). Fabulous and bold color illustrations on every page with minimal text. CALDECOTT HONOR.

$400.00

CHRISTMAS ANNA ANGEL
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CHRISTMAS ANNA ANGEL

By SAWYER, RUTH

SEREDY, KATE. (SEREDY,KATE)illus. CHRISTMAS ANNA ANGEL by Ruth Sawyer. NY: Viking Press 1944 (1944). 8vo (7 x 8 3/4"), cloth, 48p., Fine in VG+ dust wrapper lightly frayed at spine ends. 1st edition. Based on a true story of what happened to a little girl on a Hungarian farm. Illustrated with magnificent, richly colored lithographs. CALDECOTT HONOR.

$150.00

NOTHING AT ALL
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NOTHING AT ALL

By GAG, WANDA

GAG, WANDA. GAG,WANDA. NOTHING AT ALL. NY: Coward-McCann (1941). Oblong 9 3/4 x 6 3/4", orange pictorial boards, Fine in VG price clipped dust wrapper with a closed tear and fraying at spine ends. 1st edition (no additional printings listed). This story of an invisible dog has hand-lettered text and beautiful color lithographs on nearly every page (litho'd by GLASER). See Bader p.37. CALDECOTT HONOR.

$600.00

STORY OF JUMPING MOUSE
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STORY OF JUMPING MOUSE

By STEPTOE, JOHN

STEPTOE, JOHN. STEPTOE,JOHN. STORY OF JUMPING MOUSE. NY: Lothrop Lee Shepard (1984). 9 1/2 x 11 1/4", boards, Fine in VG dust wrapper (dw small chip, one closed tear, no award medal). Stated 1st edition, 1st printing with 1-10 code. A moral native American legend about a humble mouse, retold by Steptoe and featuring fantastic full and partial page illustrations by him.

$125.00

CHILD'S GOOD NIGHT BOOK
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CHILD'S GOOD NIGHT BOOK

By BROWN, MARGARET WISE

CHARLOT, JEAN. BROWN,MARGARET WISE. A CHILD'S GOOD NIGHT BOOK. NY: William R. Scott 1943. 12mo (5 1/2 x 6 3/4"), pictorial boards, spine repaired else VG+ in dust wrapper with archival mends on verso, some fading and creasing. 1st edition of this CALDECOTT HONOR title and a modern classic. Illustrated with magnificent color lithos by JEAN CHARLOT. This title was re-issued in 1950 with new illustrations by Charlot due to library resistance to the small size of this first edition. Bader p.269-70. Rare, especially in a dust wrapper.

$1200.00

SWAMP ANGEL
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SWAMP ANGEL

By ISAACS, ANNE

ZELINSKY, PAUL. (ZELINSKY,PAUL)illus. SWAMP ANGEL by Anne Isaacs. NY: Dutton (1994). 9 1/4 x 12 1/4", pictorial boards, as new (no dw). 1st edition, 1st printing with 1-10 code. A Tennessee folk tale magnificently illustrated in color in a folk-peasant style by Zelinsky. SIGNED BY ZELINSKY. CALDECOTT HONOR.

$60.00

HAWK, I'M YOUR BROTHER
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HAWK, I'M YOUR BROTHER

By BAYLOR, BYRD

PARNALL, PETER. (PARNALL,PETER)illus. HAWK, I'M YOUR BROTHER by Byrd Baylore. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons (1976). 8 1/4 x 10 1/4", cloth, Fine in fine dust wrapper with award seal. 1st edition, 1st printing with correct code. Native American Rudy Soto wants to fly so he tries to find a hawk to be his brother. Lovely black and white illustrations by Parnall. Nice copy.

$85.00

PEDRO
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PEDRO

By POLITI, LEO

POLITI, LEO. POLITI,LEO. PEDRO: THE ANGEL OF OLVERA STREET. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons 1946 (1946 A). 6 3/4 x 8" Sm. 4to, blue cloth, near Fine in VG dust wrapper with some rubbing and fraying. 1st edition. Beautifully illustrated in full color by the author. CALDECOTT HONOR. THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY POLITI DATED 1946.

$300.00

GARDEN OF ABDUL GASAZI
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GARDEN OF ABDUL GASAZI

By VAN ALLSBURG, CHRIS

VAN ALLSBURG, CHRIS. VAN ALLSBURG,CHRIS. GARDEN OF ABDUL GASAZI written and illustrated by Van Allsburg. Boston: Houghton Mifflin 1979. Large oblong 12 1/4 x 10), cloth, some soil on upper corners of covers else VG+ in VG dust wrapper that is darkened on edges (no award sticker, not price clipped). First edition of VAN ALLSBURG'S FIRST BOOK. THIS HAS A SIGNED PRINTED PICTURE BY VAN ALLSBURG ON THE ENDPAPER. The story is a strange tale about a young boy named Alan who, while trying to find his dog Fritz, encounters Abdul the magician. Illustrated with fascinating and unusual full page illustrations.

$700.00

HELLO, GOODBYE WINDOW
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HELLO, GOODBYE WINDOW

By JUSTER, NORTON

RASCHKA, CHRIS. JUSTER,NORTON. HELLO, GOODBYE WINDOW. NY: Hyperion Books / Michael de Capua 2005. Large 4to, (10 1/4 x 11 1/4"), pictorial boards, As new in dust wrapper. Stated first edition. A picture book by the author of the Phantom Tollbooth, with great color illustrations by Chris Raschka. CALDECOTT HONOR.

$125.00

HILDILID'S NIGHT
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HILDILID'S NIGHT

By RYAN, CHELI DURAN

LOBEL, ARNOLD. (LOBEL,ARNOLD)illus. HILDILID'S NIGHT by Cheli Duran Ryan. NY: Macmillan (1971). Oblong 4to (9 1/4 x 7 1/4"), pictorial boards, Fine in fine dust wrapper. 1st edition, 1st printing (correct code). This is a simple picture book about a woman's efforts to chase away the night. Beautifully illustrated by Lobel with intricate pen and ink drawings with yellow overlays. CALDECOTT HONOR. First printings in such nice condition are scarce.

$275.00

AMERICAN ABC
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AMERICAN ABC

By PETERSHAM, MAUD AND MISKA

PETERSHAM. PETERSHAM,MAUD & MISKA. AN AMERICAN ABC. NY: Macmillan 1941 (Sept. 1941). 4to (8 1/4 x 10 1/4"), cloth, Fine in VG dust wrapper frayed at spine ends and corners. First edition. Illustrated with color litho's with each letter of the alphabet represented by a patriotic picture. A most attractive ABC book and a CALDECOTT HONOR winner.

$300.00

AMERICAN ABC
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AMERICAN ABC

By PETERSHAM, MAUD AND MISKA

PETERSHAM. PETERSHAM,MAUD & MISKA. AN AMERICAN ABC. NY: Macmillan. 1941 (Sept. 1941). 4to (8 1/4 x 10 1/4"), cloth, Fine in very slightly worn dust wrapper. First edition. Illustrated with color lithographs with each letter of the alphabet represented by a patriotic picture. A most attractive ABC book and a CALDECOTT HONOR winner.

$350.00

VISIT TO WILLIAM BLAKE'S INN
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VISIT TO WILLIAM BLAKE'S INN

By WILLARD, NANCY

PROVENSEN, ALICE AND MARTIN. (PROVENSEN,ALICE AND MARTIN) A VISIT TO WILLIAM BLAKE'S INN by Nancy Willard. NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich (1981). 4to (8 1/4 x 10"), cloth backed boards, As New in like dust wrapper. THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY BOTH THE AUTHOR AND THE ILLUSTRATORS. 1st edition, this has the distinction of being the winner of both the NEWBERY AWARD AND CALDECOTT HONOR! Great color illustrations throughout.

$350.00

OUTSIDE OVER THERE
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OUTSIDE OVER THERE

By SENDAK, MAURICE

SENDAK, MAURICE. SENDAK,MAURICE. OUTSIDE OVER THERE. NY: Harper & Row (1981). 4to (10 1/4 x 9 1/4"), cloth, Fine in Fine dust wrapper. 1st edition, SIGNED BY SENDAK, and illustrated by him in color throughout, with text in calligraphy. CALDECOTT HONOR AWARD.

$200.00

ONE MORNING IN MAINE
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ONE MORNING IN MAINE

By McCLOSKEY, ROBERT

McCLOSKEY, ROBERT. McCLOSKEY,ROBERT. ONE MORNING IN MAINE. NY: Viking 1952 (1952). 4to (9 1/4 x 12 1/4"), pictorial cloth, 64p., fine in VG dust wrapper with a few mends on verso, chips on spine ends. 1st edition of this wonderful CALDECOTT HONOR BOOK. Illustrated on every page with McCloskey's eye for detail. 1st editions of this title in nice dust wrappers are hard to find.

$850.00

GARDEN OF ABDUL GASAZI
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GARDEN OF ABDUL GASAZI

By VAN ALLSBURG, CHRIS

VAN ALLSBURG, CHRIS. VAN ALLSBURG,CHRIS. GARDEN OF ABDUL GASAZI written and illustrated by Van Allsburg. Boston: Houghton Mifflin 1979. Large oblong 4to (12 1/4 x 10"), cloth, Fine in price clipped dust wrapper that is frayed at spine ends and with closed tear on back panel. First edition of VAN ALLSBURG'S FIRST BOOK. This is a strange tale about a young boy named Alan who, while trying to find his dog Fritz, encounters Abdul the magician. Illustrated with fascinating and unusual full page illustrations.

$750.00

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