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The Bobbsey Twins On The Pony Trail
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The Bobbsey Twins On The Pony Trail

By Hope, Laura Lee

Gypsies, ponies and another mystery for the twins to solve.

$150.00

Andersen\'s Fairy Tales
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Andersen's Fairy Tales

By Andersen, Hans Christian

A beautiful edition with superb color plates in Szyk's unique style. Clean, unmarked and tight. First Edition. First Printing. Publisher's full gilt lettering on spine, gilt borders surrounding color illustration on cover, illustrated endpapers. Illustrated with full-page, full-color illustrations by Arthur Szyk.

$125.00

Fourteen Songs from \
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Fourteen Songs from "When We Were Very Young"

By MILNE, A.A. (words). FRASER-SIMSON, H. (music)

First trade edition of the first, extremely popular collection of songs based on Milne's beloved poetry for children, with music by H. Fraser-Simson and illustrations by E.H. Shepard. Published just a year after When We Were Very Young, these musical settings of poems from that book—among them "Buckingham Palace," "Hoppity," "Market Square" and "Vespers"—proved so successful, Fraser-Simson would continue composing songs based on Milne's lyrics, ultimately writing 67 of them. The book includes Ernest Shepard's delightful line illustrations. Cutler & Stiles, 116.

$950.00

Rabbit Hill
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Rabbit Hill

By Lawson, Robert

First edition, first printing. Winner of the 1944 Newbery Medal, distinguishing it as a top children's book for that year. The story of a family of rabbits cohabiting the land with their human counterparts.

$500.00

Mr. Popper\'s Penguins
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Mr. Popper's Penguins

By Atwater, Richard and Florence

Mr. Popper's Penguins is a 1939 Newbery Honour Title and the basis for the 2011 film starring Jim Carrey. It tells the story of a poor house painter named Mr. Popper and his family, who live in the small town of Stillwater in the 1930s. (I also have an inscribed copy which costs a bit more).

$800.00

The Last Battle
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The Last Battle

By Lewis, C. S.

Beautiful hardback editions of the classic series with covers designed by award winning illustrator David Wiesner. To my side, all true Narnians! Would you wait till your new masters have killed you all, one by one?" It is Narnia's darkest hour. A false Aslan is commanding all Narnians to work for the cruel Calormenes and striking terror into every heart. King Tirian's only hope is to call Eustace and Jill back to Narnia in an attempt to find the true Aslan and restore peace to the land. But a mighty battle lies ahead. This is the seventh adventure in the exciting Chronicles of Narnia.From the Inside Flap:Many Narnian years have passed since Eustace and Jill helped ensure the Royal line. But when they are jerked back violently into this strangest of lands they find the present King in danger and Narnia facing its darkest hour. With Eustace and Jill at his side, the King, the noble unicorn Jewel and a few remaining loyal subjects must stand fast against the powers of evil and darkness and fight the Last Battle to decide the future of this once glorious kingdom. "About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

$90.00

The Fairy and the Chupacabra and Those Marfa Lights (Fairy and the Chupacabra)
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The Fairy and the Chupacabra and Those Marfa Lights (Fairy and the Chupacabra)

By Spires, Sidney

The de Veras fairy clan lives in the Glass Mountains near the village of Marathon, Texas. Javier, a fairy prince, decides to travel to town by himself. He 'forgets' to tell his parents. Once in Marathon, Javi encounters a very lonely and misunderstood chupacabra. Cuidado, Javier! Now his brave sister, Princess Marisol, must rescue him. Deje la aventura comenzar! Let the adventure begin.About the Author:Mangum is an award winning Texas novelist and folk artist. He and his wife Sidney Spires live in a tiny yellow house on a hill overlooking magical, mystical Marathon, Texas. Their West Texas neighbors include fairies, chupacabras, dragons, gnomos, javelinas, pronghorns, buhos and other creatures - ambos verdaderas e imaginarias. "About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

$45.00

The Lost Princess of Oz
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The Lost Princess of Oz

By Baum, L. Frank

1917. Hardcover. Book Condition: Excellent. First Ed., First Impression, Reilly and Lee, Chicago, IL, Impeccable illustrations, binding-canvas,square and tight, no owner marks, 1st ed 1st pt Reilly and Lee . The only visible wearing is in the corner of the cover illustration. No repairs done and is in original binding condition. No loose pages or binding.

$700.00

Pedro the Angel of Olivera Street
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Pedro the Angel of Olivera Street

By Politi, Leo

Pedro, The Angel Of Olvera Street; written and illustrated by Leo Politi; Scribners;1946 1947 Caldecott Honor Award Picturebook Price Guide Value – $320 VG+ Essential Identifying Point Copyright page: Seven lines, as follows: Copyright, 1946, by LEO POLITI Printed in the United States of America All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form without the permission of Charles Scribner's Sons

$300.00

The Fables of Aesop
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The Fables of Aesop

By Jacobs, Joseph

A first edition of Aesop's Fables with full page color illustrations. Binding tight and pages clean and unmarried. Wonderful stories of morals for children. A classic with color illustrations. No damage in book.

$150.00