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EGG TREE
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EGG TREE

By MILHOUS, KATHERINE

MILHOUS, KATHERINE. MILHOUS,KATHERINE. EGG TREE. NY: Scribner (1950 A). 4to (8 x 10"), blue pictorial boards, two small marks on cover else Fine in dust wrapper (no seal, with several small pieces off edges and corners). 1st edition, first printing of this CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER, THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED WITH A NICE 3" COLOR DRAWING BY MILHOUS. This is an Easter story set in Pennsylvania Dutch country and wonderfully illustrated in color by the author. Very hard to find inscribed with a drawing in the first printing with the letter "A" on the copyright page.

$650.00

FOOL OF THE WORLD AND THE FLYING SHIP
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FOOL OF THE WORLD AND THE FLYING SHIP

By RANSOME, ARTHUR

SHULEVITZ, URI. (SHULEVITZ,URI)illus. FOOL OF THE WORLD AND THE FLYING SHIP retold by A. Ransome. NY: Farrar Strauss Giroux (1968). Oblong 4to, (10 1/2 x 9 1/4"), cloth, Fine in dust wrapper with price intact (spine ends chipped, a few closed tears, VG). 1st ed. of this CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER. A Russian folk tale beautifully illustrated in color by Shulevitz.

$600.00

GIRL WHO LOVED WILD HORSES
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GIRL WHO LOVED WILD HORSES

By GOBLE, PAUL

GOBLE, PAUL. GOBLE,PAUL. GIRL WHO LOVED WILD HORSES. Scarsdale: Bradbury Press (1978). 4to (8 1/4 x 10 1/4"), cloth, Fine in VG dust wrapper (dw one closed tear, with seal). 2nd printing, CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER. The story is about a Native American girl who left her family to be with the wild horses where she really felt at home. Illustrated with striking full and partial page drawings by Goble. THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY GOBLE.

$150.00

CHANTICLEER AND THE FOX
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CHANTICLEER AND THE FOX

By CHAUCER

COONEY, BARBARA. (COONEY,BARBARA)illus. CHANTICLEER AND THE FOX adapted by Cooney from Chaucer. NY: Crowell (1958). 4to (8 x 10 1/4"), cloth, Fine in Fine dust wrapper (dw not price clipped, no seal). 1st edition, first printing. Brightly illustrated in color by Cooney. CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER. THIS COPY SIGNED BY COONEY. Great copy.

$800.00

ARROW TO THE SUN
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ARROW TO THE SUN

MCDERMOTT, GERALD. (MCDERMOTT,GERALD)illus. ARROW TO THE SUN. NY: Viking (1974). Oblong 11 1/4 x 9 3/4", cloth, Fine in dust wrapper that is frayed at top of spine, crease on back panel, not price clipped, with award medal. 3rd printing. CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER. This Pueblo Indian tale was adapted by McDermott and features truly magnificent full page illustrations in bold colors. THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY McDERMOTT to Marian Young, a prominent librarian and member of the Caldecott Award Selection Committee, her copy.

$95.00

ROOSTER CROWS
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ROOSTER CROWS

By PETERSHAM, MAUD & MISKA

PETERSHAM, MAUD & MISKA. PETERSHAM,MAUD & MISKA. THE ROOSTER CROWS: A BOOK OF AMERICAN RHYMES AND JINGLES. NY: Macmillan 1945 (1945). 4to (8 1/4 x 10 1/2"), tan cloth, Fine in dust wrapper with pieces off top corners of front panel, not price clipped, no award medal. First edition. CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER. An American Mother Goose with beautiful color and black and white lithographs throughout.

$600.00

INVENTION OF HUGO CABRET
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INVENTION OF HUGO CABRET

By SELZNICK, BRIAN

SELZNICK, BRIAN. SELZNICK,BRIAN. INVENTION OF HUGO CABRET. NY: Scholastic Press (2007). Thick 8vo (6 x 8 1/2"), black boards, as New in dust wrapper. Stated First edition, 1st printing (number code 1-10). A mystery story about an orphan, a clock keeper and a thief told mainly in pictures. Printed nearly completely on black paper, many of the black and white illustrations span the pages with a striking effect. What little text there is on white paper with a black border. CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER.

$125.00

ANIMALS OF THE BIBLE
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ANIMALS OF THE BIBLE

By LATHROP

LATHROP. (LATHROP,DOROTHY)illus. ANIMALS OF THE BIBLE with text selected by H. Fish from the King James Bible. NY: Frederick Stokes 1937 (1937). 4to (7 3/4 x 10 1/4"), blue cloth, slight offsetting on endpaper else Fine in Fine price clipped dust wrapper. 1st edition, first issue (mis-spelling on spine of dw and book). WINNER OF THE FIRST CALDECOTT AWARD. Illustrated by Lathrop with color wrapper, pictorial endpapers, plus many very beautiful full page black and white lithographs. This is a brilliant copy.

$1275.00

SO YOU WANT TO BE PRESIDENT

By ST. GEORGE, JUDITH

SMALL, DAVID. (SMALL,DAVID)illus. SO YOU WANT TO BE PRESIDENT? by Judith St. George. NY: Philomel (2000). Large 4to, pictorial boards, new in dw. Stated 1st impression. CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER. Educational with a touch of humor, illustrated in color by Small.

$150.00

THREE PIGS

By WIESNER, DAVID

wIESNER, DAVID. WIESNER,DAVID. THREE PIGS. NY: Clarion (2001). Obl. 4to, cloth backed boards, new in dw. 1st ed. (1-10 code). CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER. Glorious color illustrations by Wiesner offer a fresh version of this favorite story. THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY WIESNER.

$175.00

WHITE SNOW BRIGHT SNOW
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WHITE SNOW BRIGHT SNOW

By TRESSELT, ALVIN

DUVOISIN, ROGER. (DUVOISIN,ROGER)illus. WHITE SNOW BRIGHT SNOW by Alvin Tresselt. NY: Lothrop Lee & Shepard, 1947. 4to (9 x 10 1/2"), pictorial boards, fine in VG+ dust wrapper (dw with a few small closed tears and faded area on corner). 1st edition. Illustrated with wonderful color illustrations on every page by Duvoisin. This is a beautiful copy of the 1948 CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER, very difficult to find in any condition.

$1200.00

POLAR EXPRESS
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POLAR EXPRESS

By VAN ALLSBURG, CHRIS

VAN ALLSBURG, CHRIS. VAN ALLSBURG,CHRIS. POLAR EXPRESS. Bost:HM 1985 (1985). Obl. 4to, PUBLISHERS PROOF COPY, unbound, fine cond. Magnificent colot illus. on each page, CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER. This copy has Houghton Mifflin' Season's Greetings card laid in featuring a beautiful color illus. from the Polar Express on the cover. Fewer than 50 copies in this proof state exist. Scarce.

$850.00

ARROW TO THE SUN
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ARROW TO THE SUN

MCDERMOTT, GERALD. (MCDERMOTT,GERALD)illus. ARROW TO THE SUN. NY: Viking (1974). Oblong 11 1/4 x 9 3/4", cloth, Fine in dust wrapper (not price clipped, with award medal, 2 small closed tears and chip off back panel, VG). 1st edition. CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER. This Pueblo Indian tale was adapted by McDermott and magnificently illustrated by him in bold colors.

$325.00

JUMANJI
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JUMANJI

By VAN ALLSBURG, CHRIS

VAN ALLSBURG, CHRIS. VAN ALLSBURG,CHRIS. JUMANJI. Bost:HM 1981 (1981). Obl 4to, cloth, Fine in dw with a few closed tears. 1st ed. CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER. Hauntingly and magnificently illustrated in Van Allsburg's unique, detailed style to accompany a story written by him as well.

$750.00

HOUSE IN THE NIGHT
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HOUSE IN THE NIGHT

By SWANSON, SUSAN MARIE

KROMMES, BETH. (KROMMES,BETH)illus. HOUSE IN THE NIGHT by Susan Marie Swanson. Boston: Houghton Mifflin 2008. 4to, (8 x 10 1/2"),pictorial boards, As New in dust wrapper. Stated 1st ed., 1st printing with 1-10 code. Illus. with stunning black and yellow illustrations by Kromes. CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER, very hard to find.

$150.00

WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE
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WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE

By SENDAK, MAURICE

SENDAK, MAURICE. SENDAK,MAURICE. WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE. NY: Harper & Row 1963, (1988). Oblong 4to (10 1/4 x 9 1/2"), publisher's full blue leather stamped in gold, all edges gilt, Fine in original cloth box with large color plate on cover. First printing of the 25th Anniversary edition, LIMITED TO ONLY 220 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY SENDAK INCLUDING AN ORIGNAL PEN AND INK DRAWING OF A WILD THING SIGNED BY SENDAK. THIS COPY IS ADDITIONALLY INSCRIBED BY SENDAK TO HIS FRIEND AND FELLOW ILLUSTRATOR JAMES MARSHALL! This fine association copy is warmly inscribed as a birthday gift to Marshall one year before Marshall's untimely death at the age of 50. Marshall is best remembered for his George and Martha books and books about the Stupid family. This 25th Anniversary edition has the color reproductions done to Sendak's specifications and the limited edition is quite scarce. This is an extra special copy.

$10500.00

EGG TREE
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EGG TREE

By MILHOUS, KATHERINE

MILHOUS, KATHERINE. MILHOUS,KATHERINE. THE EGG TREE. NY: Charles Scribner (1950 A). 4to, cloth, Fine in dust wrapper (dw with a few closed tears but VG with no award seal and not price clipped). Junior Literary Guild Edition. CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER. The story of a children's egg hunt set in Pennsylvania Dutch country and wonderfully illus. in color by the author.

$150.00

FLOTSAM

By WIESNER, DAVID

WIESNER, DAVID. WIESNER,DAVID. FLOTSAM. NY: Clarion (2006). Oblong 4to, cloth backed boards, fine in dw. SIGNED BY WIESNER. 1st printing (1-10) code. A wordless picture book, illustrated in rich colors covering every page. Another CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER by this award winning illustrator.

$200.00

FLOTSAM
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FLOTSAM

By WIESNER, DAVID

WIESNER, DAVID. WIESNER,DAVID. FLOTSAM. NY: Clarion (2006). Oblong 4to, cloth backed boards, fine in dw. 1st printing (1-10) code. A wordless picture book, illustrated in rich colors covering every page. Another CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER by this award winning illustrator.

$150.00

SICK DAY FOR AMOS MCGEE
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SICK DAY FOR AMOS MCGEE

By STEAD, PHILIP

STEAD, ERIN. STEAD,PHILIP. A SICK DAY FOR AMOS MCGEE by Philip Stead. NY: Roaring Brook Press (2010). Oblong 4to (9 1/2 x 8 3/4"), pictorial boards, As new in dust wrapper. Stated First Edition, first printing with correct number code. The story of a zookeeper beloved by his animals and how they help him when he is sick. Illustrated in color by Erin Stead. CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER, very scarce in first printing.

$200.00

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