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HarperCollins 1991 0060200073 / 9780060200077 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author on endpaper: "For Ashley Aliki" in black marker with the inscription inside a heart with a string to the top of the page as if hanging on a tree. Touch of wear to the spine. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Signed by Author 51860 
Price: 21.00 USD

Hickory Tales Publishing, LLC 2007 0970910495 / 9780970910493 First Edition Softcover Very Good- Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author on title-page "To Meade". Upper corner of front cover and first 60 pages bumped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 232 pages; Signed by Author 51628 
Price: 13.00 USD

2 Bush, Timothy GRUNT! The Primitive Cave Boy
Crown Publishers 1995 0517799677 / 9780517799673 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by the author on verso of endpaper facing the title-page, with a line drawing of a buck. Some edgewear and edge curling to the DJ, with a top to bottom vertical fold to the front flap. ; 0.5 x 11.1 x 8.5 Inches; 32 pages; Possibly the worst hunter in prehistoric Europe, Grunt is a failure when it comes to providing food for his tribe--but soon he discovers a skill far greater than any weapon. From bears to bison, whatever Grunt draws comes to life. The more he draws, the more the tribe wants. Then one day, the magic disappears. Can the artist save the day with one last drawing? Full color.; Signed by Author 48987 
Price: 20.00 USD

12 Mahy, Margaret MEMORY
NY Margaret K. McElderry Books 1988 0689504462 / 9780689504464 Uncorrected Proof; First Printing Softcover As New in Very Good- dust jacket 
Includes reply card sewn into binding, just before first endpaper. #214 written in ink on endpaper. DJ (from the hardcover) is wrinkled on the edges. Winner of the Carnegie Medal - 1982 and 1984.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 277 pages 39813 
Price: 25.00 USD

3 Caines, Jeannette ABBY
HarperCollins 1973 0060209216 / 9780060209216 Hardcover Poor with no dust jacket Illustrated by Steven Kellogg Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author on endpaper. Heavy waterstaining throughout text and book. ; 0.25 x 8.75 x 7.75 Inches; 32 pages; Pre-school Abby enjoys her special place in the family as the adopted child.; Signed by Author 48334 
Price: 17.00 USD

13 Meadows, Mary Whitlock POCO AND JANACANE
Self Published 1981 Stapled wraps Very Good Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author on title-page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 16 pages; Signed by Author 44750 
Price: 17.00 USD

4 Caines, Jeannette I NEED A LUNCH BOX
Harpercollins Childrens Books 1988 0060209844 / 9780060209841 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Pat Cummings Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author on endpaper: "Dear Jode, You are such a good reader and puppeteer. Love Always, Jeannette Caines". ; 0.5 x 8.25 x 8.25 Inches; 32 pages;

Sometimes it's hard to be a younger brother and watch your older sister get everything she needs to start school -- especially when what you want most is to have a bright, shiny new lunch box just like hers. And it doesn't matter if you're still not old enough to go to school -- a lunch box is the perfect place to keep dozens of things besides food.

In a wonderful and imaginative collaboration of talents, Jeannette Caines and Pat Cummings have teamed up to create a delightful fantasy about one boy's dream of having a lunch box of his own.

; Signed by Author 43249 
Price: 21.00 USD

14 Orenstein, Denise WHEN THE WIND BLOWS HARD
Addison Wesley 1982 0201107406 / 9780201107401 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Linda Strauss Edwards Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author on endpaper. Worn and torn DJ with several edge tears and curling. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 102 pages; Signed by Author 51145 
Price: 17.00 USD

William Morrow 1984 0688021115 / 9780688021115 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket 
Price clipped DJ. Ghost of a personal label to the book and inside jacket at the spine. May have been the publisher's Library Binding seal, since removed. Large surface abrasion to inside front cover from removal of something. A very tight, clean copy that looks almost new. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; By mistake an old, old magician causes his cat McTree to talk and thus begins a series of exciting adventures for the feline. 49859 
Price: 21.00 USD

15 Polisar, Barry Louis PECULIAR ZOO
Silver Spring, MD Rainbow Morning Music 1993 0938663143 / 9780938663140 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket Illustrated by David Clark Signed by Author
Inscribed by author: "To Lauren and Michael- With All My Best Giggles And Wishes To EWE! DBarry Louis Polisar 7/93"ent in cover, scratches. ; Oblong 8vo; Unpaginated pages; Signed by Author 34203 
Price: 13.00 USD

6 Everett-Green, Evelyn THE KING'S BUTTERFLY
Ernest Nister - E. P. Dutton & Co. ca 1900 Hardcover Good 
Top front cover edge stained. Heavy stain to bottom rear cover and outside edge, with some bleeding into the last few pages to the lower corners. Covers warped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 72 pages 46718 
Price: 25.00 USD

16 Randolph, Priscilla S. CHESSIE The Heart of a Monster
Self Published 2002 Stapled wraps Very Good Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by the author inside front cover. Light soiling to the covers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 70 pages; Signed by Author 48428 
Price: 17.00 USD

7 Flax, Zena; edited and designed by THE OLD-FASHIONED CHILDREN'S STORYBOOK
Franklin Watts 1979 0851666973 / 9780851666976 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Two pages have corner folds. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 64 pages 47877 
Price: 13.00 USD

17 Schwartz, David M. HOW MUCH IS A MILLION?
Scholastic 1986 0590339664 / 9780590339667 Reprint Softcover Good Illustrated by Steven Kellogg Signed by Illustrator
Inscribed and signed by the illustrator on half title-page with a line drawing of the magician and a heart: "HOORAY for Alex, from Steven Kellogg". Cockling to the bottom of the book at the spine with some wear and tear to the bottom of the spine. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Signed by Illustrator 50407 
Price: 15.00 USD

NY Macmillan 1926 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Harrie Wood 
Soiling to covers. Slight yellowing to pages. ; Author's first book? ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 159 pages 37221 
Price: 17.00 USD

18 Self, David ISLAM Religions of the World
Gareth Stevens Publishing 2006 0836858689 / 9780836858686 Hardcover New 
Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 48 pages 50236 
Price: 17.00 USD

9 Geldart, Hannah Ransome FIRST STEPS IN LIFE Tales and Sketches for the Young
London Seeley, Jackson, and Halliday 1863 First Edition Hardcover Poor 
Binding copy. Rear cover detached. Backstrip loose. Covers worn. Owner's inscription on endpaper. Hand colored frontispiece. Foxing throughout. Cracks between the signatures. Very readable otherwise. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 14 pp ads, 341 pages 47787 
Price: 25.00 USD

Little, Brown and Company 1998 0316814393 / 9780316814393 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by auntor on endpaper with a drawing of an angel: "For Antoinette, Merry Christmas! Warm wishes, Phoebe Stone [drawing]"; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 32 pages; Signed by Author 50697 
Price: 21.00 USD

Forest Grove, OR House of Hanna 1965 Stapled wraps Fair 
Soiled and stained covers with a picture drawn on the rear cover in ink. Creasing and edgewear. Some pages stained. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 80 pages 47152 
Price: 13.00 USD

Octopus Books Limited 1986 070642672X / 9780706426724 First Edition Stapled wraps As New Illustrated by Christine Thwaites 
64mo 3" - 4" tall 43984 
Price: 13.00 USD


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