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The Skin Horse
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The Skin Horse

By Bianco, Margery Williams

La Jolla, California: Green Tiger Press, 1978. Unpaginated, about 48 pp. Card covers show mild soiling/sunning or discolouration. Contents clean and bright with no ownership or other markings. Negligible wear, just a wee bit of rubbing to corner tips. Glued binding opens fully at one point but all pages are firmly attached. A sweet story by the author of the Velveteen Rabbit, featuring the further adventures of one of the toys whom we meet in that book. First published in 1927. . Reprint. Soft Cover. Good to Very Good. Illus. by Pamela Bianco. 5.75 x 8 in (14.5cm x 20cm).

$24.00

Nose Pickers from Outer Space
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Nose Pickers from Outer Space

By Korman, Gordon

New York: Scholastic, 1999. 137 pp. Tight binding, square uncreased spine, glossy & clean cover - appears nearly new. Mild signs of cover wear can be detected in bright oblique light. Humorous science fiction fantasy about a foreign exchange student who is from a lot farther away than anyone suspects.. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 5.25 x 7.25 in. (13cm x 18.5cm).

$5.00

No Such Thing as a Witch
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No Such Thing as a Witch

By Chew, Ruth

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Scholastic, 1971. 112 pages. Cover art by author. Very good condition Scholastic softcover with square uncreased spine, tight binding. Covers show slight loss of gloss/indentations/stresslines, visible in oblique light; pages clean with toned margins. Maggie Brown, the new next door neighbour, is NOT an ordinary person and her homemade fudge is NOT ordinary fudge. The squirrel reading the newspaper could have told the children that! Search this bookseller's inventory for more Ruth Chew books.. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Author. 5.25 x 7 in. (13cm x 18cm).

$7.00

The Fairy Necklaces
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The Fairy Necklaces

By Barker, Cicely Mary

London: Frederick Warne & Co., 1991. 62 pages. By the author of the Flower Fairy books. 1991 edition with new reproductions of the author's colour illustrations from 1946. A Fine condition copy, glossy and new-looking, in similar unclipped dust jacket. Pictorial hardcover (same design as jacket), blue tonal wash endpapers depicting a village street and shop, colour illustrations and line drawings throughout. A beautiful little book. Jenny Wilkie lives with her mother, brother and grumpy great-uncle Jeremiah in a cottage at Frog's End. Life is hard so there is much excitement when, one night, Jenny discovers an ornate silver box in her bedroom, filled with 365 necklaces - one for each day of the year! - and a label saying "A Present from the Fairies". . Reprint. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Author. 4.25 x 5.5 in. (10.5cm x 14cm).

$25.00

Witch's Broom  TX 4061
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Witch's Broom TX 4061

By Chew, Ruth

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Scholastic, 1977. 128 pages. Wraparound cover art by author. Very good condition Scholastic softcover with square uncreased spine, tight binding. Covers show minor rubbing to edges and extremities, minor wear-through at base of spine; pages clean with toned margins. Amy's mother found a little broom in their back yard. It wasn't much use for sweeping, but Amy and her friend Jean found that it could fly! Search this bookseller's inventory for more Ruth Chew books.. Soft Cover. Very Good-. Illus. by Author. 5.25 x 7 in. (13cm x 18cm).

$5.00

Witch's Broom
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Witch's Broom

By Chew, Ruth

New York: Dodd Mead, 1977. 92 pages. Weekly Reader edition hardcover. Very good condition pictorial hardcover with tight binding. Author's wraparound cover art. Covers show minor rubbing to extremities; pages clean with toned margins; no ownership marks; 3 pages have closed edge tears in margin. Amy's mother found a little broom in their back yard. It wasn't much use for sweeping, but Amy and her friend Jean found that it could fly! Search this bookseller's inventory for more Ruth Chew books.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good-/No Jacket As Issued. Illus. by Author. 5.5 x 8.25 in. (14cm x 21cm).

$15.00

Moominsummer Madness
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Moominsummer Madness

By Jansson, Tove; illustrated by the Author

New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1991. 159 tight, clean pages. Backed in red cloth over blue, paper-covered boards. Boards have sharp corners, minimal shelfwear; tapemarks to boards with shadows on endpapers. Lightly circulated ex-library book with pocket on ffep, discreet identification marks on prelims & top edge, 2 small marker dots on bottom edge of textblock signifying deaccession. Dust jacket is fresh and attractive: priceclipped, else fine in new mylar cover - NO spine label. A beautiful looking copy. When the Moomins are flooded out of their home, they are fortunate enough to move into a new house - a large, cave-like one, with hanging curtains. But there is something very strange about this house: "Just think (said the Snork Maiden) what sort of family lived here before us! A thousand frocks! A floor that goes around sometimes, pictures hanging from the ceiling, all their belongings on shelves in Mr. Properties' room. What can they have looked like?" Search the inventory of Shannon's Bookshelf for more Tove Jansson books.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Good to Very Good/Near Fine. Illus. by Author. 5.25 x 8 in. (13cm x 20cm). Ex-Library.

$24.00

The Spellcoats
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The Spellcoats

By Jones, Diana Wynne

London: Macmillan, 1979. 250 pages. True first (British) edition. Dark blue hardcover with gilt lettering on spine. Binding is sound with slightly slanted spine; boards show very mild rubbing to edges, a tiny nick to paper on lower edge of rear board. Library stamps to prelims, lower edge; pocket at rear. Pages otherwise clean throughout. Tape reinforcement to gutter at half-title page. Dust jacke is glossy, very mildest of wear/rubbing to extremities, spine faded as usual, price clipped. Small watermark & chafing to verso does not show on front. A novel of the Dalemark series. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Very Good. Illus. by Pamela Goodchild (jacket art). 5 x 8 in. (12.5cm x 20cm). Ex-Library.

$19.00

The Frightened Forest
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The Frightened Forest

By Turnbull, Ann

New York: Clarion Books, 1974. 125 pages. Green hardcover with silver-gilt titling on spine is fresh and clean, binding is tight, spine square. Contents also clean throughout. Dust jacket is unclipped, bright and clean, with a very short closed edge tear to front panel and some water-mark-like discolouration to reverse which does not have any corresponding mark on book. Story of adventure and magic for ages 8-12.. 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Gillian Gaze. 5.5 x 8 in. (14cm x 20cm).

$25.00

Double Spell
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Double Spell

By Lunn, Janet

Toronto: Peter Martin Associates, 1968. 134 pages. Blue hardcover with lettering in black on front and spine shows moderate wear with boards exposed in spots at lower edge. Binding is tight, spine square. Ex-library distinctions including tapemarks to boards, usual inkstamps to prelims and pocket etc inside back cover. Pages mostly clean with the occasional smudge, small spot, or dogeared corner; a couple of red ink dots to fore edge. Dust jacket is priceclipped, shows minor erosion at spine ends and other small signs of wear, sticker shadow at former location of spine label. Classic tale of supernatural & mystery centering on a doll discovered by twins Jane and Elizabeth in an antique store on Toronto's Yonge Street. First edition is now becoming scarce.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Very Good-. Illus. by A. M. Calder. 5.5 x 8.5 in. (14cm x 21.5cm). Ex-Library.

$18.00

The Stuffed Dog
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The Stuffed Dog

By Symonds, John

London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1967. 60 pages. Lightly circulated ex-library book in excellent jacket. Blue hardcover stamped with lettering and decoration in black and gilt is tightly bound, square and free of wear. A solid Very Good save for usual library signifiers including tapemarks to boards and inside covers, inkstamps to prelims, pocket and barcode etc. inside rear cover. Pages otherwise very clean throughout. Dust jacket is bright, clean, free of wear, priceclipped, with NO spine label. Appears near new despite mild sunning to spine and two extremely inconspicuous closed edge tears. Daisy Anderson's father is addicted to auction sales and box lots, and having bought all manner of things, puts them in a safe place upstairs and promptly forgets about them. When exploring the attic, Daisy and her friend Dorothy find a most unusual and disturbing doll..... First Edition. Hard Cover. Good to Very Good/Very Good+. Illus. by Edward Ardizzone. 5.5 x 8.5 in. (14cm x 21.5cm). Ex-Library.

$35.00

The City Beyond the Gates
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The City Beyond the Gates

By Clifton, N. Roy

Richmond Hill, Ontario: Scholastic, 1980. 121 pages. Second printing of revised edition with additions from the 1978 play "The City Beyond the Gates". Binding is tight, spine square and uncreased. Card covers show light rubbing, wear; corner tip crease; small closed edge tear archivally mended. Contents clean, unmarked throughout, with lightly toned pages as usual. "What lies beyond The Fence? Why do living things wither and die on the other side? When Janey-Ann decides to find out, she enters a strange world where nature has been replaced by machinery and everyone is under the eye of the all-powerful Kemarch..." Young adult dystopian novel.. Reprint. Soft Cover. Good. Illus. by Tibor Kovalik. 5 x 7.5 in. (12.5cm x 19cm).

$12.99

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone: Ancient Greek Edition
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone: Ancient Greek Edition

By Rowling, J. K.; Wilson, Andrew (translator)

New York and London: Bloomsbury, 2004. 250 pages. Black hardcover with titling on spine and locomotive on front in gilt shows no sign of wear or use; tight, square, clean throughout. Dust jacket is fresh, clean, and unclipped, shows minuscule shelfwear to bottom edge of spine. "This Ancient Greek verson of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone will introduce fans of Harry Potter to the beauty and clarity of the Ancient Greek language, while students of Ancient Greek (whether at school or at a higher level) will have the chance to read a modern classic in the language of the ancient storytellers." - jacket.. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 5.25 x 8 in. (13cm x 20cm).

$95.00

April-May June, A World Apart (signed)
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April-May June, A World Apart (signed)

By Srigley, Patricia

Stratford, ON, Canada: Wingate Press, 2006. 344 pages. Signed by author and inscribed "To Ashley" on title page. Tight, clean book with square uncreased spine. A little rubbing / fanning to corner tips but generally appears near-new. April-May June is a lost and disgruntled elf. For five long years she las been searching for other elves. Then she suddenly tumbles into a very peculiar world with more elves than she ever wildly imagined. But her reception isn't as welcoming as it could be, for this magically-guarded realm has its own troubles..... Signed by Author. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Author. 5.5 x 8.5 in. (14cm x 21.5cm).

$24.00

Witch in the House
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Witch in the House

By Chew, Ruth

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Little Apple, 1993. 112 pages. Very good condition softcover with square uncreased spine, tight binding. Covers show minor rubbing to edges and extremities, mid-spine bump, tiny sticker peel on front cover; surface peel to inside front cover; pages clean with toned margins. Laura and Jane have a new friend... who eats glass and can sit on the ceiling! Search this bookseller's inventory for more Ruth Chew books.. Soft Cover. Very Good-. Illus. by Author. 5.25 x 7 in. (13cm x 18cm).

$5.00

Secondhand Magic
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Secondhand Magic

By Chew, Ruth

Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: Scholastic, 1981. 127 pages. Very good condition softcover with square uncreased spine, tight binding. Covers show minor rubbing to edges and extremities; pages clean with toned margins; sticker inside front cover. Caroline has a magic kite that takes her travelling! Search this bookseller's inventory for more Ruth Chew books.. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Author. 5.25 x 7.5 in. (13cm x 19cm).

$5.00

Witch's Cat
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Witch's Cat

By Chew, Ruth

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Little Apple, 1994. 128 pages. First Scholastic printing. Very good condition softcover with square uncreased spine, tight binding. Covers show minor rubbing to edges and extremities, tiny corner tip creases; pages clean with toned margins. You never know what is going to happen when you meet a witch's cat! Search this bookseller's inventory for more Ruth Chew books.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Author. 5.25 x 7 in. (13cm x 18cm).

$6.00

The Emma Dilemma
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The Emma Dilemma

By Sefton, Catherine (pseudonym of Martin Waddell)

London: Faber & Faber, 1982. 96 pages. Cleaned ex-library book. Pictorial hardcover shows minor sunning to spine and mild wear to extremities. Binding is tight. Library markings limited to a stamps on edges and title page. Front endpaper apparently removed, very carefully leaving little trace; book would otherwise be very good. Emma fell downstairs, bumped her head, and found herself looking at another Emma, slightly flickery round the edges but otherwise just like herself!. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket As Issued. Illus. by Jill Bennett. 5.25 x 8 in. (13cm x 20cm). Ex-Library.

$15.00

Elidor AND The Moon of Gomrath AND A Bag of Moonshine AND Red Shift (Four Books)
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Elidor AND The Moon of Gomrath AND A Bag of Moonshine AND Red Shift (Four Books)

By Garner, Alan

London: Lions (HarperCollins Publishers), 1992. A matched set of four Alan Garner fantasies, all tight and clean with square uncreased spines and apparently unread or gently read. Some have very minor edgewear/rubbing or minuscule corner creases, "Moonshine" has a tiny scrape to cover; "Gomrath" has a light reader's crease along spine, but the general appearance of the four books is near-new. . Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good to Near Fine. Illus. by Charles Keeping (Elidor); Patrick James Lynch (Moonshine). 4.25 x 7 in. (10.5cm x 17.5cm).

$23.00

Little Red Fox and the Magic Moon
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Little Red Fox and the Magic Moon

By Uttley, Alison

London: Heinemann, 1958. 67 pages. Green hardcover stamped in black with lettering and illustrations in white frames. Colour frontispiece and 11 more colour plates, line illustrations throughout. Binding is tight, spine square. Paper-covered boards show mild to moderate wear with lower corner tips exposed, lightly bumped. Pages generally clean with the occasional smudge, a few page turning tears. Library markings include tape remains on boards, tape shadows on endpapers, pocket with reference library stamp on rear endpaper. Jacket is unclipped, but price is somewhat obscured by tape reinforcement; more reinforcement to edges and reverse of jacket; fortunately not with high-acid tape; small paper disturbance at former site of spine label. With all faults, still a sturdy, serviceable and presentable reading copy of Uttley's third "Little Fox" book, now long out of print.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. Illus. by Katherine Wigglesworth. 6 x 8.25 in. (15cm x 21cm). Ex-Library.

$38.00

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