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Donal Agus an Leac Oighir

By Karen [Gunthorp, Karen]

Dublin / Baile A´tha Cliath: Sairseal Agus Dill, 1971. Delightful picture book illustrated by Attilio.Originally published as 'Daniele e il ghiaccio'. Firenze (Florence): Giunti, 1967.Translated into Irish Gaelic by Sean o´ Coisdealbha agus Una ni MhaoilEoin. 22p, illus. [col.] Bookplate of previous owner, else fine. First Thus. Laminated Hardcover. Near Fine. Illus. by Attilio Cassinelli.

$125.00

The Daydreamer

By McEwan, Ian

London: Jonathan Cape, 1994. Ten-year-old Peter Fortune lives somewhere between dream and reality. Grown-ups don't understand him. No one can understand the things that fill his head. His dreams bring him nothing but trouble. In these astonishing stories Peter unlocks the door to the secret world of his imaginings and invites us to step inside. 1st UK Edition. Hardcover. New/New. Illus. by Anthony Browne .

$35.00

Sir Francis Drake

By Gerrard, Roy

London: Gollancz Children's Books, 1989. A special salute to England's maritime hero in salty rollicking verse and exquisitely detailed paintings . First Pbk.Ed.. Softcover. Near Fine.

$20.00

Albert's Bed

By Baudry, Herve

Windsor Ontario: Black Moss Press, 1987. 1st Can Ed. Softcover. New.

$25.00

The Goat That Flew

By Page, P.K.

Victoria BC: Beach Holme Publisher, 1993. Lovely illustrations (a sequel to " A Flask of Sea-Water") . First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. Illus. by Marika Gal.

$30.00

Nicholas Knock and Other People

By Lee,Dennis

Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1974. Modern Nursery Rhymes for children of all ages - full of word play and fun."Nicolas Knock is Alligator Pie"s companion volume for slightly older children... Its combination of nonsense and rhyme is contagious, and adults who read it to children will find their audience composing enthusiastically, right along with the author." Neat copy, but with some childhood scribbles, donor inscription on ffep. 1st Can Ed. Decorative Cloth. Good>Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Illustrated By Frank Newfeld.

$8.00

Proud Knight, Fair Lady: The Twelve Lais of Marie de France

By Marie De France & Lewis, Naomi

London: Hutchinson, 1989. Centuries befor Anderson, Perrault and the Brothers Grimm, a twelfth century French Poet , Marie, collected these marvellous tales from the wandering minstrels and turned them into magical verses or lais. Herwe are tales of love, of valiant knights and proud ladies, of nobility and chivalry, Naomi Lewis's English rranslation...brings the stories to life fo today's readers.., and combined with Angela Barrett's breathtaking illustrations make this book a modern classic.. First Thus. Hardcover. New/New. Illus. by Angela Barrett.

$35.00

Looking at Ancient History

By Unstead, R.J.

London: A & C Black, 1961. This book tells in words and pictures the story of the ancient world : Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece and Rome. It tells how the people of those countries lived and worked - how they dressed, built their homes, travelled, played and fought. Since it is mainly a social history it deals only briefly with political events, but great rulers and men outstanding in their time are introduced and a special chapter is devoted to Alexander the Great and his conquests. There are over 200 illustrations, including photographs and imaginative reconstructions and scenes from ancient history drawn by J. G. B. Knight. The cover design is by Alan Sorrell. 112p. index. Reprint. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.

$15.00

Pangar an t'Iascaire

By Karen [Gunthorp, Karen]

Dublin / Baile A´tha Cliath: Sairseal Agus Dill, 1971. Delightful picture book illustrated by Attilio. Originally published as 'Daniele e il ghiaccio'. Firenze (Florence): Giunti, 1967. Translated into Irish Gaelic by Sean o´ Coisdealbha agus Una ni MhaoilEoin. 28p, illus. [col.] Bookplate of previous owner, else fine. First Thus. Laminated Hardcover. Near Fine. Illus. by Attilio Cassinelli.

$125.00

Mairin Sa Zu

By Delahaye, Gilbert

Dublin / Baile A´tha Cliath: Reatas Na hEirean, 1965. Picture book of visit to the Zoo illustrated by Attilio. Originally published as "Martine au Zoo" by editons Casterman 1974 Translated into Irish Gaelic by 28p, illus. [col.] Bookplate of previous owner, else fine. First Thus. Laminated Hardcover. Near Fine. Illus. by Marcel Marlier .

$95.00

The Snowman
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The Snowman

By Briggs, Raymond

New York: Random House, 1978. A wordless story. The pictures have the hazy softness of air in snow. A little boy rushes out into the wintry day to build a snowman, which comes alive in his dreams that night. The experience is one that neither he nor young readers will ever regret or forget. Nice copy Back cover slightyly dinged . 1st Pbk Ed.. Softcover. Very Good.

$7.00

Til All the Stars Have Fallen : Canadian Poems for Children
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Til All the Stars Have Fallen : Canadian Poems for Children

By Booth, Davis [ed]

Toronto: Kids Can Press, 1989. This rich new collection of Canadian poetry captures a landscape of land and mind uniquely our own. Including works by Margaret Atwood, bp Nichol and A.M. Klein, this book appeals to imaginations young and old. Striking illustrations capture the essence of each poem.. 1st Can Ed. Hard Cover. As New/Near Fine. Illus. by Kady MacDonald Denton .

$30.00

The Story of an English Village

By Goodall, John S

London: Macmillan Children's Books, 1978. These intemsely detailed pages - with the ingenious half-page that alters the scene - chronicle the changes that overtake an English village as it develops from a clearing in medieval times to a bustling modern town. The road, which becomes a street; a the house on its corner, both inside and out, are seen from the same viewpoint at intervals of roughly a century; providing a wordless but marvellously vivid lesson in social hostory for all ages.. 1st UK Edition. Hardcover. As New/Near Fine - Price Clipped.

$55.00

A Grain of Sand
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A Grain of Sand

By Page, P.K.

Toronto: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2003. "With the words of William Blake as their stepping stone, award-winning poet P. K. Page and celebrated artist Vladyana Krykorka enter the magical, mystical world of a child's imagination in a book that will live in the readers memory long after the final page has been turned. Handsomely bound and designed for gift giving, A Grain of Sand was originally written for an oratorio by the renowned choral master and composer Dr. Derek Holman and first performed in Toronto during that city's celebration of the new millennium. Vladyana Krykorka's brilliant watercolours join the poet's words in perfect harmony, as . . . a child on a beach on a summers day With time to idle the hours away In the tiniest grain of sand can see A limitless world of mystery ". First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Vladyana Kryborka.

$35.00

A Book of Nursery Rhymes

By Bedford, F.D. [Francis Donkin Bedford ]

Ware, Hertfordshire: Omega, 1985. This beautiful collection of nursery rhymes is a facsimile of an edition first published in 1897 with clear and innocent illustrations by F.D.Bedford. Francis Donkin Bedford (1864 -1954) was most famous for his illustrations to J.M.Barrie's "Peter Pan and Wendy 1911" 88p. Immaculate and unread copy. Facsimile Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New.

$35.00

Women Writers of Children's Literature (Women Writers of English & Their Works)

By Bloom, Harold [ed]

Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers, 1997. "contains introductory essays by Harold Bloom and provides biographical information, a wide selection of critical excerpts and complete bibligraphies of 12 authors : Louisa May Alcott, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Louis Fitzhugh, Kate Greenaway, Ursula LeGuin, Madeleine L-Engle, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Edith Nesbitt, Katherine Paterson, Beatrix Potter, P.L.Travers and Laura Ingalls Wilder 165p. . 1st US Edition. Softcover. Near Fine.

$95.00

Jelly Belly

By Lee,Dennis

Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1983. Modern Nursery Rhymes for children of all ages - full of word play and fun. Repr 1984. Laminated HC. Near Fine. Illus. by Illustrated By Juan Wijngaard.

$15.00

Keepers of the Dream

By Wyatt, Patricia

San Francisco: Pomegranate Artbooks, 1995. "Through strong archetypes, she presents the myths of various [American Indian] ancient peoples woven together in words and her magnificent paintings." 71p. 25 colour plates . 1st.US Edition. Hardcover. As New/Near Fine - Price Clipped.

$20.00

The Enchanted Caribou

By Cleaver, Elizabeth

Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1985. Inuit folktale illustrated with black and while sillhouettes. Templates of these can be used to create a shadow puppet presentation as given in the instructions at the end. Elizabeth Ann Mrazik Cleaver (7 February 1939 - 27 July 1985) was a prize willing Canadian illustrator and writer of children's book, and the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Canadian Picture Book Award is named in her honour.. 1st Can Ed. Laminated Hardcover. As New/No Jacket as Issued.

$30.00

Strega Nona : An Old Tale Retold By Tomie De Paola

By De Paola, Tomie

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1989. A Calabrain folk tale beautifully illustated by Cldecott winning artist Tomei de Paola.. Reprint. Softcover. Very Good.

$10.00

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