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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

WHAT DO YOU DO DEAR
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WHAT DO YOU DO DEAR

By JOSLYN, SESYLE

SENDAK, MAURICE. (SENDAK,MAURICE)illus. WHAT DO YOU DO DEAR? by Sesyle Joslyn. NY: Young Scott 1961. Oblong 8 3/4 x 7", pictorial cloth, near Fine in dust wrapper. 1st edition. THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY SENDAK WITH A PARTICULARLY CHARMING DRAWING OF THE TWO LITTLE CHILDREN FROM THE BOOK. Illustrated in color by Sendak on every other page. This title follows "What Do You Say, Dear "by Sendak and Joslyn, both books intended to impart the rules of proper conduct.

$1500.00

PITTER PATTER
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PITTER PATTER

By BARUCH, DOROTHY

SHAW, CHARLES. (SHAW,CHARLES)illus. PITTER PATTER by Dorothy Baruch. NY: Wm. Scott 1943. Oblong 9 1/4 x 8 1/8", spiral backed pictorial boards, light cover soil and edge rubbing, VG+. Written by progressive educator Baruch and illustrated by noted abstract artist Shaw with strikingly simple full page color illustrations. Printed on thick card pages. One of the best picture books from the 40's. See Bader p. 230-1, 250-1 for others.

$275.00

SATURDAY WALK
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SATURDAY WALK

By WRIGHT, ETHEL

ROSE, RICHARD. SCOTT,WILLIAM R. - PUBLISHER. SATURDAY WALK by Ethel Wright and Richard Rose. NY: William R. Scott (1941). Oblong 4to (9 1/4 x 8 7/8"), spiral backed thick card covers, slight edge wear, near Fine and complete with the publisher's typed promotional sheet. First edition, done in the format similar to Scott's Bumble Bugs and Elephants and Pitter Patter. This is a simple picture book for 2 and 3 year olds about what a little child sees on a walk with daddy featuring striking color illustrations by Richard Rose. This is among the best of the 1940's children's books, typical of Scott's emphasis on simplicity and quality. See Bader p.230.

$250.00

EVERYBODY HAS A HOUSE
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EVERYBODY HAS A HOUSE

By GREEN, MARY McBURNEY

BENDICK, JEANNE. SCOTT,WILLIAM R. - PUBLISHER. EVERYBODY HAS A HOUSE by Mary McBurney Green. NY: Wm. R. Scott 1944. 4to (8 x 9"), cloth backed pictorial boards, some cover rubbing, VG. A simple, repetitive picture book, illustrated by JEANNE BENDICK with bold full page color lithographs on every page. Bader p.230.

$125.00

LET'S FIND OUT
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LET'S FIND OUT

By SCHNEIDER, HERMAN AND NINA

BENDICK, JEANNE. SCOTT,WILLIAM R. PUBLISHER. LET'S FIND OUT by Herman and Nina Schneider. NY: Wm. Scott (1946). 4to, pictorial boards, VG in chipped dust wrapper with piece out of spine. A simple try-it-yourself elementary science book for children introducing the scientific method at an early age. Illus. by Jeanne Bendick with wonderful two-color illustrations throughout the text. Well designed as are all the Scott books, and quite scarce. (Bader p, 392-3, pictured).

$150.00

WORLD IS ROUND

By STEIN, GERTRUDE

HURD, CLEMENT. STEIN,GERTRUDE. THE WORLD IS ROUND. NY:Wm. Scott (1939). 4to, cloth backed pict. bds, sl. soil on spine else Fine in chipped dw. Stated 2nd ed. Printed on rose colored paper "at Stein's insistance" (Bader p.223), Rose Is A Rose. A book meant to be enjoyed by children with wonderful illustrations by CLEMENT HURD. An nice copy of an increasingly scarce classic.

$250.00

EVERYBODY HAS A HOUSE
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EVERYBODY HAS A HOUSE

By GREEN, MARY McBURNEY

BENDICK, JEANNE. SCOTT,WILLIAM R. - PUBLISHER. EVERYBODY HAS A HOUSE by Mary McBurney Green. NY: Young Scott 1944. 4to, spiral backed pict. bds, VG+. A simple, repetitive picture book, illustrated by JEANNE BENDICK with bold full page color illustrations opposite each page of text. See Bader p.230.

$200.00

THIS IS THE WAY THE ANIMALS WALK
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THIS IS THE WAY THE ANIMALS WALK

By WOODCOCK, LOUISE

BINNEY, IDA. SCOTT (WILLIAM R.) PUBLISHER. THIS IS THE WAY THE ANIMALS WALK by Louise Woodcock. NY: William R. Scott 1946. Obl. 4to, cloth backed pictorial boards, covers soiled some else VG. An act-it-out picture book with simple repetitive text designed to teach the youngest child about animals. Illus. in color on every other page by Ida Binney. Bader p. 230, 285.

$85.00

IS IT HARD?  IS IT EASY
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IS IT HARD? IS IT EASY

By GREEN, MARY McBURNEY

BLOCH, LUCIENNE. SCOTT,WILLIAM R. - PUBLISHER. IS IT HARD? IS IT EASY? by Mary McBurney Green. NY: Young Scott 1948. 4to, cl. backed pict. bds, VG+. A simple, repetitive picture book, illustrated by noted artist Bloch with bold full page color illustrations opposite each page of text. See Bader p.232 for other.

$150.00

WORLD IS ROUND
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WORLD IS ROUND

By STEIN, GERTRUDE

HURD, CLEMENT. STEIN,GERTRUDE. THE WORLD IS ROUND. NY: William Scott (1939). 4to, cloth backed pictorial boards, Fine in dust wrapper with some wear and fraying. Stated 1st edition. Printed on rose colored paper "at Stein's insistance" (Bader p.223), Rose Is A Rose is Stein's first children's book, written at the suggestion of Margaret Wise Brown. A book meant to be enjoyed by children with wonderful illustrations by CLEMENT HURD. This ia a nice copy of an increasingly scarce classic.

$850.00

KEEP SINGING KEEP HUMMING
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KEEP SINGING KEEP HUMMING

By BRADFORD, MARGARET

BLOCH, LUCIENNE. SCOTT,WILLIAM R. - PUBLISHER. KEEP SINGING KEEP HUMMING: a collection of play and story songs by Margaret Bradford. NY: Wm. R. Scott (1946). Obl. 4to, pict. bds, VG in worn dw. Songs arranged in categories, largely created by children themselves, with musical accompaniment by Barbara Woodruff. Wonderfully and artfully illus. by noted artist LUCIENNE BLOCH.

$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: Scott 1943, 1950. 4to, (8 1/4 x 10"), pictorial boards, fine in a dust wrapper (dw with mild rubbing and sl. fraying at spine ends otherwise a VG+ dw). 1st edition thus, of this CALDECOTT HONOR title and a modern classic, magnificently illustrated with color lithos by JEAN CHARLOT. First published in small format in 1943, this was re-issued in 1950 with new illustrations by Charlot and in an enlarged format in response to library resistance to the small size of the first edition. Bader p.269-70.

$650.00

CATCH A CRICKET

By STEVENS, CARLA

IGER, MARTIN. PHOTO ILLUSTRATED. CATCH A CRICKET by Carla Stevens. NY: Young Scott 1961. Obl. 4to, cloth, fine. 1st ed. A simple picture book about the capture and care of crickets, grasshoppers and fireflies. Illustrated with photos by Martin Iger. Not in White.

$75.00

WATCH THE BIRDIE!

By ROWAND, PHYLLIS

ROWAND, PHYLLIS. SCOTT PUBLISHER. WATCH THE BIRDIE! A fable of fond parents' frustrating efforts to photograph first baby by Phyllis Rowand. NY: Wm. R. Scott 1947. 4to, pict. bd, head of spine chipped else VG. This is a book for a young child that tells the child about the trials and tribulations of trying get good photos of a baby. Each page of text in rhyme faces a charming full page color illus. by the author.

$125.00

TIMID TIMOTHY THE KITTEN WHO LEARNED TO BE BRAVE
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TIMID TIMOTHY THE KITTEN WHO LEARNED TO BE BRAVE

By WILLIAMS, GWENEIRA

WEISGARD, LEONARD. (WEISGARD,LEONARD)illus. TIMID TIMOTHY THE KITTEN WHO LEARNED TO BE BRAVE by Gweneira Williams. NY: William R. Scott 1944. Obl. 8vo, pictorial boards, near fine in lightly soiled dw. 1st ed. The story of a little kitten that learns the trick to being brave. Illus. by Weisgard with 32 full page 3-color lithos and pictorial endpapers. Scarce.

$200.00