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The Olden Days Coat
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The Olden Days Coat

By Laurence Margaret, Illus by Muriel Wood

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1987. Oblong format. This Canadian author has received two Governor General's Awards and is a Companion of Canada. The talented illustrator of this book is recognized as a distinguished and popular illustrator of both American and Canadian books. "The Olden Days Coat" is a delightful tale which has become a classic in in children's literature. Beautifully illustrated, this is a magical story of a ten-year-old girl who receives an unexpected gift; a journey into a Christmas past. Young readers will love this story! Patterned endpapers (white butterflys on a blue background). Neat ink elementary School Stamp to prelim. This young readers book remains clean and bright in its illustrated dust jacket.. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$22.95

Collins Children's Annual
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Collins Children's Annual

By Racey Helps, Hilda McGavin, Will Nickless, Etc Illustrated

London and Glasgow: Wm Collins Sons and Company Ltd, 1958. Illustrated hardboard covers. Red and White patterned endpapers. The contents of this remarkable 1958 children's annual provides stories, articles, picture stories, poems and games and puzzles. Five full-page illustrations in vivid color. The Frontispiece by Will Nickless titled "Griselda and The Giant". Hilda McGavin "Vera Sang All Night" , Racey Helps "Happy Landings", Gilbert T Dunlop " A Sob Shook Little Orange Horse", J Walmsley Heap "In Came Dame Candy". One of the stories "The Page That Blew Away" is by the well-known Enid Blyton. Many black and white drawings by various artists also accompany text. I am so impressed with the work in this annual by these talented artists and writers and you will be, too!. A Christmas Annual to be sure. This vintage book is sound, clean and in Very Good condition.. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$52.95

Where The Great Bear Watches. Ages 3-8
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Where The Great Bear Watches. Ages 3-8

By Sage, James. Illustrated By Lisa Flather

New York: Viking, Published By the Penguin Group, 1993. James Sage is a children's book author and an award-winning documentary and educational filmmaker. With the cadences of nature song and the simple power of folk-art technique, Where The Great Bear Watches offers a joyful vision of life and nature in the Far North. It is a celebration of the ties that bind the animals and elements of this winter world and the people who live by its rhythms and riches. The story begins with a young Inuit boy paddling in his kayak. He quickly is aware of his surroundings, animals and birds. A well-illustrated beautiful book. Both jacket and front board carry the same illustrated panel. Many full-page color illustrations throughout book. Price-intact dust jacket. An immaculate book which promises to please.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$18.95

Animals and Their Hiding Places : Books For Young Explorers
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Animals and Their Hiding Places : Books For Young Explorers

By McCauley, Jane R

Washington, D.C.: Books For Young Explorers, National Geographic Society, 1986. This beautifully photographed children's book describes the various places in which animals seek safety and shelter for themselves, for their young and for their food. Gift inscription to fep. A bright, clean book.. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

$14.50

Big Big Story Book
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Big Big Story Book

By Ferrell Polly, Jessie M. Knittle, Mickey Klar Marks, D.N. Fairbairn, Alice Sankey, Francis E. Wood, Alice Hanson, Mary Elting, Virginia Cunningham, Mary Johnson, Gertrude Blumenthal, Jane Curry, Madye Lee Chastain, Velma Doreith, Dorothy Grider

Racine, Wisconsin: Whitman Publishing Company, 1955. A collection of children's stories and poems. A well-illustrated book. The front board and back illustrated by Ray Quigley, an illustrator of renown. Illustrated endpapers. A gift note to ffep. Leaves toned. A sound, respectable book.. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$24.50

The Sword and The Circle: King Arthur and The Knights of The Round Table
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The Sword and The Circle: King Arthur and The Knights of The Round Table

By Sutcliff, Rosemary : Decorations By Shirley Felts

London: The Bodley Head, 1981. In The Sword and The Circle, Rosemary Sutckiff retells the age-old stories of Arthur's birth, how he became King of Britain, the formation of the the Fellowship of the Round Table, and the many adventures of its famous Knights, Sir Lancelot of the Lake, Gawain, Percival, Tristan of Cornwall, etc. The impressive illustrated chapter headings and dust jacket by the talented Shirley Felts add much to this book. The illustrated, interesting wrap-around dust jacket has the price intact. A clean bright copy.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.

$65.00

King Richard's Land: A Tale of The Peasants' Revolt
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King Richard's Land: A Tale of The Peasants' Revolt

By Strong, L. A .G. Illustrated By Walter Hodges

London: J.M. Dent , 1933. Contents provide twenty-five chapters, a generous list of illustrations by Walter Hodges. Colour frontispiece. Full-page b/w illustrations and others. Suitable for young readers or for the illustrated work alone. A sound respectable book.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$15.00

Maria
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Maria

By Dubelaar Thea : Translated From The Dutch By Anthea Bell

New York: William Morrow and Compamy, 1982. Maria - Translated from the Dutch by Anthea Bell. Illustrations by Mance Post. The author was born and educated in Holland. Maria is her first novel. In 1980 it won the Silver Stylus, one of the major Dutch prizes for children's literature. She has created a warm, realistic story that will appeal as strongly to American readers as it has to the Dutch. The translator has specialized in translating children's books for twenty years and has twice been the British nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Translator's Honor List. A bright copy that promises to please.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.

$30.00

Maggie Muggins Gives A Party
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Maggie Muggins Gives A Party

By Grannan, Mary Illustrations By Pat Patience

Toronto: Thomas Allan Limited, 1961. The contents provide twelve stories - Violet Skunk's Birthday Party - Little Lost Bear - Kite In The Wind - The Shiny Shorts - Mountain Climbers - The Flying Plate - Pearl Diving - The Log Rollers - The Pirates Treasure - Circus Days - Soapsuds -The Fruit Basket. Chapter heading illustrations by the talented Pat Patience are in b/w. There is an illustration for each story. This delightful work takes up near three-quarters of a page. Spine sunned but title print remains bright. A clean, sound most respectable copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Maggie Muggins Series + Pat Patience Illustrator + Childrens Illustrated + Childrens Literature + New Brunswick + Maritime Provinces + NOISBN. Catalogs: Children's Illustrated.

$22.50

Castle
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Castle

By Macaulay, David

Boston: Houghton,Mifflin Company, 1977. Oversize format. Illustrated card covers. Text and detailed drawings follow the planning and construction of a typical castle and adjoining town in thirteenth-century Wales between 1277 and 1305. The planning and construction epitomized over two centuries of military engineering accomplishments throughout Europe and the Holy Land. Glossary provided. Pen and ink illustrations by the author will amaze you! "Castle" was a Caldecott Honor Book and ALA Notable Book.. ISBN: 0-395-25784-0. Later Print. Soft Cover. New. Castles Juvenile Literature + Fortification Juvenile Literature + David Macaulay Illustrator + Caldecott Honor Book + 13th Century Wales. Catalogs: Children's Illustrated.

$24.50

The St Nicholas Anthology
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The St Nicholas Anthology

By Commager, Henry Steele Edited By. Mark Twain, Bret Harte, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Jack London, Eudora Welty

New York: Greenwich House, 1983. Henry Steele Commager, Editor with stories by Mark Twain, Bret Harte, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Jack London, Endora Welty and others. Illustrations by artists including Arthur Rackham, E.W. Kemble, Frederick Remington and Howard Pyle. A delightful collection of the works selected from "St. Nicholas", the well-loved magazine, published from 1873 to 1939. Although there are many Christmas stories in the anthology, not all the works have a Christmas theme. The stories range from Theodore Rossevelts non-fiction account of buffalo hunting, with illustrations by Frederick Remington, to the poignant "Sara Crew, or What Happened at Miss Minchin's" by F.H. Burnett. Besides stories, the collections include song, poems and riddles. Introduction by May LAmberton Becker. Preface by the author. A clean, bright attractively bound book in it's bright dust jacket.. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$32.50

West With The White Chiefs
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West With The White Chiefs

By Harris, Christie

New York: Atheneum, 1965. Illustrated by Walter Ferro. Wonderful full-page woodcuts will be found throughout which does much to compliment this novel, suited to young readers. The author's deep interest in Western Canada history led her to receive a Canada Council Scholarship to research the Haida Indians and to discover the source of 'West With The White Chiefs', the journal of Viscount Milton and Dr. Cheadle who crossed the Rockies in 1863. Decorated two-page spread (title page). Two maps precede a prologue. The first...British North America, 1863.... the second map is of Western Portion of British North America, 1863 showing the Milton-Cheadle Route through Leather Pass. Decorated front board. A very bright book in a price-intact illustrated dust jacket. This copy promises to please.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$35.00

The Wolf Of Lambs Lane

By Ward, Lynd; May McNeer

Boston: Houghton,Mifflin Company, 1967. No dust jacket. Hardcover. Story by May McNeer Ward. Pictures by Lynd Ward. Illustrations by Lynd Ward all in color... some full-page, others running into two-page spreads - very well illustrated! Sixty-four printed pages. Blue cloth boards with a black stamped picture of a wolf in a howling position to front board. No names or inscriptions. A sound book.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$15.00

Muppet Kids in Piggy Gets The Jitters

By Gikow, Louise. Illustrated By Tom Cooke

Muppet Press, Longmeadow Press, 1989. 1989. First Printing. Muppet Kids Series. Illustrated card covers. A Jim Henson Muppet Press Book. Piggy is frantic. Her piano recital is next week and she hasn't even picked out a piece to play yet! It takes a good friend - Rowlf - to help her get things under control. The Muppet Kids are like kids everywhere. They meet new people amd situations everday, and learn more about themselves and others. Entertaining, imaginative, and helpful stories. Well illustrated by Tom Cooke.. First Edition. Soft Cover. NEW.

$12.50

My Uncle Joe

By McNamee, James. Illustrated By Lewis Parker

Toronto: MacMillan of Canada 1962 (c.1962). "My Uncle Joe" is narrated by the twelve-year-old boy who accompanied his pugnacious uncle on a survey of hauling prospects north of the C.P.R. tracks. They never actually had time to survey prospects - they were too busy with wolfers, unfriendly Indians, Mountie deserters, and the Reil Rebellion. James McNamee has written an irresistible story, a mixture of adventure and humour that holds an appeal for those over the age of twelve. The mood of the book, the characters and the highlights of the action are perfectly illustrated by Lewis Parker. Light soil to board extremities - offsetting to endpapers. Bright, clean contents. Illustrated light orange boards. A sound, most serviceable book in an illustrated dust jacket.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.

$12.50

Sailor Bear
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Sailor Bear

By Waddell, Martin. Illustrated by Virginia Austin

Cambridge, Massachusetts: Candlewick Press, 1993. First US Miniature Edition.. A well-illustrated, unpaginated miniature book. Free of names or inscriptions. Illustrated glazed hardboard covers.... peach-colour endpapers. A lovely bright book that would be sure to please.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

$15.00

Is It Christmas Yet?
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Is It Christmas Yet?

By Rosenberg, Amye

Racine, Wisconsin: A Golden Book, Ny Western Publishing Company, Inc 1992 (c. 1990) 'A Golden Sturdy Book'... unpaginated hardboard leaves. Beautifully illustrated throughout. All illustrations are in a two-page scenic spread format... bright and colourful. This delightful book of Christmas anticipation promises to be enjoyed by children for text and illustration. Illustrated hardboard covers. Gentle bruise to spine bottom. No previous ownership .... clean and bright. A nice copy!. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

$13.50

The Silent One
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The Silent One

By Cowley, Joy ....... Wood Engravings By Hermann Greissle

New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1981. Sturdy Library Binding. Jonasi's (the author's mute twelve year old main character) story takes place on an island in the South Pacific. The island, itself was drawn from Joy Cowley's imagination and inspired by the Figi Islands. This book reflects her special interest in cultures of the South Pacific. Joy Cowley, a New Zealander, has written eight novels which have all won awards. The scenic wood engravings ( all chapter heads) by Hermann Greissle greatly enhance the book. Decorated front and rear board.... patterned endpapers. A firm bright copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$11.50

Rowdy. An Alaskan Dog-Story
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Rowdy. An Alaskan Dog-Story

By Diven, Robert Joseph. Illustrated By Charles Livingston Bull

New York: The Century Co. (c. 1927) Four full-page illustrations including frontispiece by Charles Livingston Bull on heavier semi-gloss stock. All present and firmly attached. Dark blue-green boards.... illustrated front panel and spine. Orange title print to front board and spine. Foxing to top and foredge of book. Sporadic light-color foxing internally. Gift inscription to ffep. Ink spots to back board. This book remains square, complete and most serviceable.. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$16.50

I Am Fire.  The Who Am I Series
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I Am Fire. The Who Am I Series

By Nieto, Ramon (Senior Editor) Illustrations By Manuel Boix

New York: Santillana Publishing Co, 1975. Illustrated glazed boards. I Am Fire is the story of the relationship between fire and man from the time of their earliest encounter. It is told from the point of view of fire, in its own words. The very imaginative illustrations and the simple text provide the child with an understanding of the nature of fire, its importance for man as a source of light, heat and energy, and its terrible powers of destruction. Who Am I (I Am Fire) is one of a series of ten books centered around a theme from the world of nature, with an emphasis on Ecology. A great teaching tool for parent or teacher.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

$15.00

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