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cover of THE HOUSE OF ELRIG An Autobiography of Childhood.

THE HOUSE OF ELRIG An Autobiography of Childhood.

by Maxwell, Gavin.

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NY: E.P. Dutton, 1965. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. FIRST EDITION. FINE in lightly soiled dustjacket. 211 pgs, cloth. Personal story of Maxwell's childhood & adolescence. Maxwell is author of RING OF BRIGHT WATER..
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STORY TELLING NEW & OLD.

by Colum, Padraic.

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Book. Fine. Hardcover. NY: Macmillan, 1968. FIRST PRINTING of the 1968 Reissue. Originally published in 1927. 23 pgs, boards. The conventions & devices of this ancient oral art explained by a master storyteller. FINE in FINE dustjacket..
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MY FATHER AND EDWARD ARDIZZONE

by Booth-Clibborn, Edward, Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone

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London: Patrick Hardy, 1983 Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. FINE in a Near Fine dustjacket. FIRST EDITION. Illus w/Ardizzone Christmas Cards. 48 pgs, cloth. Story of the friendship between two artists - Ardizzone & Augustin Booth. The bond of their friendship-a succession of Christmas cards..
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SEEN AND NOT HEARD

by Temple, Nigel

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NY: Dial, 1970 Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Garland of Fancies for Victorian Children FIRST PRINTING. 272 pgs, boards. Extracts of 19th c. juveniles published between 1837 & 1880 from Temple's own collection. NEAR FINE, no dj..
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KENTUCKY, TENNESEE, WEST VIRGINIA Reading for Young People.

by Mertins, Barbara.

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Chicago: American Library Association, 1985 Book. Fine. Soft cover. FIRST EDITION. 157 pages, paper wraps. Annotated list of books set in these three states. FINE..
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BOOKTALK OCCASIONAL WRITING ON LITERATURE AND CHILDREN

by Chambers, Aidan

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Harper & Row, 1985 Book. Fine. Hardcover. First American Edition. 184 pgs, boards. A study of reading that discusses what happens when we read & what happens to a book when we are reading it..
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SEEN AND NOT HEARD

by Temple, Nigel

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NY: Dial, 1970 Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. FINE in a Near Fine dust jacket. FIRST PRINTING. Garland of Fancies for Victorian Children. 272 pgs, boards. Extracts of 19th c. juveniles published between 1837 & 1880 from Temple's own collection..
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ADVENTURES IN READING Books For Boys and Girls

by Becker, May Lamberton

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NY: Stokes, 1927 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 6th printing. August 1935. 248 pgs, cloth. Becker talks to young people about their reading, one book-lover to another. Chipped & torn dustjacket..
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75 YEARS OF CHILDREN'S BOOK WEEK POSTERS

by Marcus, Leonard

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NY: Knopf, 1994 Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. FINE in a Fine dustjacket. FIRST EDITION. Sponsored by The Children's Book Council. 74 pgs, hardbound cloth. Celebration of the great illustrators of American children's books who were selected by the Children's Book Council to create the posters celebrating Children's Book Week. All posters shown by year in full color..… Read more
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THE ABRACADABRA KID

by Fleischman, Sid

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NY: Greenwillow, (1996) Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine in a Fine Dustjacket. First Edition. 198 pgs, boards. Funny, poignant, insightful & totally entertaining autobiography of this Newbery Medal Winner..
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THE WAY OF THE STORYTELLER

by Sawyer, Ruth

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Book. Near Fine. Soft cover. Viking, (1942) 6th Printing 1969. 356 pgs, softbound. A great storyteller shares her experiences & tells 11 of her best-loved stories. NEAR FINE..
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cover of OF BROOKS & BOOKS

OF BROOKS & BOOKS

by Grove, Lee

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MN: Univ of Minnesota Press, 1945 Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. NEAR FINE in a Near Fine dust jacket. (FIRST EDITION) LIMITED EDITION 1/1500. 85 pgs, boards. Account by a former newspaperman of the career of Edmund D. Brooks, publisher & Minnesota's greatest bookseller that forms a little-known chapter of the state's cultural history..
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cover of THE WORLD OF BOOKS FOR CHILDREN: A PARENT'S GUIDE.

THE WORLD OF BOOKS FOR CHILDREN: A PARENT'S GUIDE.

by Hunt, Abby Campbell.

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NY: Sovereign Books, 1979. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Foreword by Katherine Paterson. FIRST EDITION. 242 pgs, wraps. Gives parents help & guidance in selecting & evaluating books for their children. Front cover has fold in corner. VERY GOOD..
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A GOLDEN STRING.

by Newman, Daisy.

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New York: Harper & Row, 1986 Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. FINE in a FINE DUSTJACKET. FIRST EDITION. 185 pgs, boards. Memoirs of this author's fulfilled & joyful life as she looks back on her 80th birthday..
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CHILDREN'S LITERATURE VOLUME 3.

by Butler, Francelia and Bennett Brockman, editors.

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Philadelphia: Temple Univ Press, (1974) 2nd Printing 1975. Book. Fine. Soft cover. 256 pages, heavy paper wraps. 24 articles on children's literature plus 24 review articles. FINE, no dj..
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cover of THORNTON WILDER: HIS WORLD   A Biography

THORNTON WILDER: HIS WORLD A Biography

by Simon, Linda

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NY: Doubleday, 1979 Book. Fine. Hardcover. Hard Cover. FINE in a Near Fine dustjacket. 298 pgs, boards. Comprehensive biography of this 3-time Pulitzer Prize winning author..
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cover of THE AMERICAN DETECTIVE AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY

THE AMERICAN DETECTIVE AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY

by Siegel, Jeff

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TX: Taylor Publishing, 1993 Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Illustrated by author. Hard Cover. FINE in a Fine dustjacket. FIRST EDITION. 168 pages, boards. With over 300 color & black & white photographs & illustrations, Siegel traces the best & worst of more than a century of American gumshoes, snoops, shysters & PI's. Endpapers give a "Gumshoe timeline" from… Read more
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THE ART OF BABAR The Work of Jean and Laurent de Brunhoff

by Weber, Nicholas Fox

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NY: Abrams, 1989 Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. FINE in a Fine dust jacket. FIRST EDITION. 191 pages, cloth. Author has developed the personal histories of the artists in cooperation with Laurent deBrunhoff. 312 illustrations including 250 plates in color..
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cover of SCENES OF CHILDHOOD

SCENES OF CHILDHOOD

by Warner, Sylvia Townsend

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Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Viking, 1982. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. FINE in a FINE dustjacket. 177 pgs, cloth. Series of reminiscences by this novelist, poet, short-story writer & biographer..
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FAIRY TALES AND AFTER.

by Sale, Roger.

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MA: Harvard University Press, 1978. 4th Printing 1979. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. From Snow White to E.B. White. 280 pgs, heavy wraps. Includes chapters on Carroll, Potter, Grahame Kipling & Baum. VERY GOOD..
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