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Miranda the Great

By Estes, Eleanor

New York: Harcourt,Brace & Company, 1967. A delightful story of ancient Romea and about Miranda and the cats of the Colosseum, illustrated by Edward Ardizzone. 80p. Neat tight text but with marks of library ownership. Neat jacket now in protective sleeve . 1st US Edition. Hardcover. Good/Very Good, Slight Chips & Tear. Ex-Library.

$10.00

Otec Na Buduce Vianoce

By Drijverova, Martina

Mlade Leta, 1983. A children's story -Two sisters, Jana and Eva must solve the serious problem of a family with just one parent.So - a father for Christmas Original Czech title " Tata k prsitin Vanocum " translated into Slovak by Jela Raimanova. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. Illus. by Gabriela Dubska.

$15.00

The Iron Man : A Story in Five Nights.
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The Iron Man : A Story in Five Nights.

By Hughes, Ted

London: Faber & Faber, 1980. A clanking iron giant topples from a cliff and lies smashed on the rocks below. Then, his various parts begin to stir and reach out for one another. The Iron Man is ready to walk again - and he is very hungry...lean tight copy. Name of pevious pwner blocked out - else Very Good. Reprint. Softcover. Good.

$5.00

The Buildings of Byzantium

By Leacroft, Helen & Leacroft, Richard

London: Hodder & Stoughton / Addison-Wesley, 1977. An introduction to Byzantine art for children.40p. ilkus (some col) maps,index, decorative endapers. First Thus. Decorative Hardcover. Near Fine.

$15.00

A Token for Friends, Being a Memoir of Edgar Osborne, an Appreciation of the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books and a Facsimile of His Catalogue "From Morality & Instruction to Beatrix Potter"

By Osborne, Edgar

Toronto: Toronto Public Library, Osborne Collection, 1979. Introduction by Judith St. John, Appreciation by Justin G Schiller. Fascimile of the catalogue ""From Morality & Instruction to Beatrix Potter" which was first published for the Eastbourne Art Gallery Committee, Derby 1949 . This edition limited to 1500 copies issued by the Friends of the Osborne and LillianH Smith collections . . First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/No Jacket.

$35.00

We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy: Two Nursery Rhymes with Pictures
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We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy: Two Nursery Rhymes with Pictures

By Sendak, Maurice

New York: HarperCollins, 1993. 1st US Edition. Hardcover. New/New.

$75.00

All About Teeny Weeny Feet - A Doll From Japan

By Gaskell, Harvey

London: Dean & Son, 1908. Small format vintage children's book (undated c 1908) a poem about a small Japanese doll called O'Kissme San with delightful colour illustrations and with clever decorayions in B & W. Text is clean and neat, hinges shaken In original paper covered boards and printed label, some damage to spine, that has, unfortuntately, been repaired with old tape.. 1st UK Edition. Paper Covered Boards. Good. Illus. by M.E. Thompson & H.M. Pemberton.

$40.00

The Little Prince [ Graphic novel]
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The Little Prince [ Graphic novel]

By Saint-Exupery, Antoine De & Sfar, Joann

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010. For over 65 years The Little Prince has captured the hearts and minds of its readers. The whimsical story with a fairy tale touch has sold over 80 million copies in 230 languages. This exciting graphic adaptation features beautiful, new artwork by Joann Sfar. Hand-chosen by Saint-Exupery's French publishers for his literary style and sensitivity to the original, Sfar has endeavored to recreate this beloved story, both honoring the original and stretching it to new heights. Avibrant, visual gift for longtime fans and those experiencing the story for the first time. . First Thus. Hard Cover. New/New. Illus. by Joann Sfar.

$35.00

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

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