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Brookie and Her Lamb

by Goffstein, M. B.

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Sparkle Books
Published
1981
Condition
Fair
Edition
2nd Edition
ISBN
9780374309909
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CA$192.13

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New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1981 Scarce 1981 Second Edition Farrar, Strauss And Giroux Of M.B. Goffstein's Third Book. In The 90'S Goffstein Decided To Stop Publishing As She Was Unhappy With The State Of Children's Books At That Time And Mourned The Loss Of The "Spirit Of Adventure, High-Mindedness, And Willingness To Take Risks." According To Washington… Read more
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The Land of Green Ginger

by Langley, Noel

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Sparkle Books
Published
1972
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
2nd Edition
ISBN
9780140302561
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CA$30.74

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U.K.: Puffin Books, 1972 Very Attractive Puffin Paperback Reprint Of The Stated "Rewritten Edition"Circa 1972, Illustrated By Edward Ardizzone. I Note The Author's Name Also Rewritten, From Arthur Barker In 1937 To Noel Langley In This Edition. Not Sure What Signified By This. Pseudonym Reversion To Actual Name? Vg - Condition. Colours Bright, Pages… Read more
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Mirette on the High Wire (CALDECOTT MEDAL BOOK)

by McCully, Emily Arnold

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Sparkle Books
Published
1992
Condition
Good +
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780399221309
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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, 1992 First Printing, First Edition, Putnam's Mirette On The High Wire, Not Yet Showing The Sticker Indicating 1993 Caldecott Win. Ex-Library With One Library Stamp And One Label As Well As Two Pulls To First End Paper. No Card Pocket Or Remainder Mark. Interior Pages Show Handling And Some Pages… Read more
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Man Who Could Call Down Owls

by Bunting, Eve

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Sparkle Books
Published
1994
Condition
As New
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780689718373
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CA$34.58

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New York: Aladdin, 1994 As New Beautiful First Printing, Soft Cover Version Published By Aladdin In 1994. Written By Eve Bunting And Illustrated By Charles Mikolaycak. Wonderful Hair Raising Story About Owls With Incredible Drawings.
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Peter Pitseolak's Escape From Death

by Peter Pitseolak

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Sparkle Books
Published
1977
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780771030307
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CA$30.74

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Toronto Canada: McClelland & Stewart, 1977 Peter Pitseolak (1902-1973) Was An Inuit Photographer, Artist, Sculptor And Historian. Wikipedia Tells How He Was First Given A Camera In The 1940'S And Together With His Wife Managed To Develop And Print In An Igloo, Using A Flashlight Covered By A Red Cloth And A Lens Filter Made From A Pair Of… Read more
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Deans' Mother Goose Book Of Rhymes

by Traditional

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Sparkle Books
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good-
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CA$84.54

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New York: Playmore Inc., 1977 1970'S Collection Of Nursery Rhymes Illustrated By The Very Talented Grahame Johnstone Sisters Who Joined Their Love Of Animals And Costume Design To Create A Series Of Illustrations For Nursery Rhymes And Fairy Tales To The Delight Of Children And Adults Everywhere. Very Good Minus Yellow Hard Cover With Light Rub To Corners.… Read more
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The Piper

by Stevens, Eden Vale

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Sparkle Books
Published
1964
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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New York: Atheneum, 1964 1964 First Edition Published By Atheneum, A Story About A Little Boy In Search Of His Mother Which Also Has Robert Herrick The 19Th Century Poet In It. Illustrated By Fermin Rocker. Very Good Condition Save A Small Spot On The Black Boards In A Stained And Chipped But Unclipped Dust Jacket.
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Musgrove and Father Christmas

by Ilona Rodgers

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Sparkle Books
Published
2005
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9781905299119
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CA$30.74

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London: Stacey International, 2005 This Is A Relatively Scarce Book In The Musgrove Series. The Latter Is A Nanny As Well As A Rather Large Rat (Actually I Presume Muskrat), And He Has A 'Ward,' A Little Girl Named Hermione. The Author And Illustrator, Ilona Rodgers, Provides Wonderful Drawings. This Copy Is In Mint Condition Save… Read more
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Otter Nonsense

by Norton Juster

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Sparkle Books
Published
1982
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9780399209321
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CA$115.28

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New York: Philomel, 1982 Imagine! Phantom Tollbooth Meets Hungry Caterpillar. What A Collaboration! Apparently They Are/Were Neighbours And Good Friends. If You Google Both Eric Carle And Norton Juster You Will Be Treated To Photos Of Them,(Along With Barry Moser), Wearing T-Shirts That Say I Am Not Eric Carle And I Am Not Norton Juster Respectively.… Read more
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The Two Foolish Cats

by Yoshiko Uchida

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Sparkle Books
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780689503979
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CA$19.21

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New York And Toronto: Margaret K. McElderry, 1987 Margaret Mcelderry Books, Macmillan Canada 1987, First Edition, Second Printing, In Very Good Plus Condition. Unclipped Dust Jacket Showing Original Price Has Slight Fold At Upper Edge. Pale Aqua Boards Showing Light Sunning At Bottom Edge. A Very Nice Copy By Yoshiko Uchida, Illustrated By Margot Zemach.
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The Secret of Old Zeb

by Carmen Agra Deedy

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Sparkle Books
Published
1997
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9781561451159
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CA$30.74

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Atlanta: Peachtree Publishers, 1997 1997 Peachtree Publishers Atlanta Georgia, First Edition, Second Printing. A Near Fine Book In A Very Good Unclipped Dust Jacket Which Has Been Inscribed By Michael White, The Clever Illustrator. (See Scans Of Both Front And Back Of Jacket). Gift Inscription On Copyright Page And The Dust Jacket Is Missing A Dime Size Piece… Read more
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A Book Of Children's Rhymes And Verse

by Traditional

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Sparkle Books
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good-
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CA$57.64

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New York: Playmore, 1978 There Is No Date Or Isbn On This Playmore Reprint Of The Original Dean Books: Abc Applie Pie, Abc Nursery Rhymes, Nursery Rhymes Old And New And The Pied Piper Of Hamelin (176 Pages). Rated Vg Minus. There Is Some Soiling And Staining To The Pale Blue Boards And The Lower Outer… Read more
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Murphy the Rat: Tales of Tough City (Northern Lights Books for Children)

by Duggan, Paul

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Sparkle Books
Published
1993
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780889950849
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CA$15.37

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Red Deer Alberta Canada: Red Deer College Press,Canada, 1993 This Is An Ex Library Book Which Is Not In Perfect Shape, I.E. Stamps And Stickers With Wear To Lower Corners, But It Is Such A Delightful Book That Surely Someone Will Want To Read It. Note The Subtitle, Tales Of Tough City, And It Is Very Much That,… Read more
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The Walrus and the Carpenter

by Carroll, Lewis

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Sparkle Books
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780805000719
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CA$23.06

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U.S.A.: Henry Holt & Co (J), 1986 This Is An Ex Library Book, Which Despite Several Stampings, Stickers And Traces Of Tape Stain Is Still In Very Very Nice Condition, Having Clean Burgundy Boards With Bright Gilt Titles And Numerous Illustrations By Acclaimed Artist-Author Jane Breskin Zalben. First Printing, Full Number Line, 1986.
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The Gingham Dog and the Calico Cat

by Field, Eugene

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Sparkle Books
Published
1994
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9781558582910
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CA$18.44

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U.S.A.: NorthSouth, 1994 Back In The Days When There Was Concern About The Memory Of Children, My Mother Committed This Poem To Memory. It Seemed To Me To Be Quite Violent (Imagine, They Ate Each Other Up!). This Edition Has Wonderful Pencil Drawings By Johanna Westerman. It Is Missing The Dust Jacket And Has A Slight… Read more
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The Snow Country Prince

by Ikeda, Daisaku

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Sparkle Books
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780192798862
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CA$29.20

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U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1990 Very Good Plus Apparent First By The Celebrated And Recently Deceased British Artist. There Is A Special Museum Of His Work In Japan And He Is Justly Celebrated For His Wonderful Colors. This Is A Very Nice Copy Which Has Just A Slight Bashed In Section On The Outer Edge Of The… Read more
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The Ice-Cream Cone Coot And Other Rare Birds

by Lobel, Arnol

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Sparkle Books
Published
1971
Condition
Good ++
ISBN
9780819304438
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CA$49.95

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New York: Parents Magazine, 1971 Good Plus, Lacks Dust Jacket 1971 Parents Issue 0819304433 With Pristine Interior But Some Soiling To Matte White Boards. Light Stain To Lower Front Board (See Scan) With Some Bubbling To Rear End Paper. A Wonderful Colorful And Zany Presentation By The Very Collectible Arnold Lobel.
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Journey Cake, Ho!

by Sawyer, Ruth;

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Sparkle Books
Published
1967
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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CA$38.43

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U.S.A.: Viking Juvenile, 1967 7Th Printing (1967) Of The 1953 Viking Original. This Is A Library Binding With Foil Sticker And No Mention Of Weekly Reader. It Is Ex-Library And Has A Number Of Corresponding Flaws: Stamps, Tape Stains, Rear Endpaper Card Pocket Remnants. Boards Are Very Good With Little Rubbing And Binding Is Good. Comes With Poor Old Ragged… Read more
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Quebec, Je T'aime/I Love You

by Tanobe, Miyuki

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Sparkle Books
Published
1996
Condition
Near Fine
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CA$25.36

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Montreal Canada: Tundra, 1996 Near Fine Tundra Books Montreal 1976 In A Very Good Minus Dust Jacket Which Has Some Small Stains, Some Loss To Upper Spine End And A Closed Tear About One Inch Long From Upper Outer Front Corner. It Is Unclipped Showing Original Price Of $10.95 Canadian. Clear Red Boards With Black Lettering, No Writing Or Marks.… Read more
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Golden Bunny And 17 Other Stories And Poems

by Brown, Margaret Wise

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Sparkle Books
Published
1981
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780307104168
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CA$19.21

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U.S.A.: Golden Books, 1981 Golden 10416 Near Fine, Circa 1981. This Is An Undated Reissue Of The 1953 Classic, First Printing 'A' Of An A Through J Line. Amazon/Abe Claim This Was Published In 1987 But They Also Identify The Author As "Golden Books" So I Can Tell You Only That The Copyright Date Is 1981 With Folio Size Glossy… Read more
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