Picture Books

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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

by Charles Dickens

The full title of Charles Dickens' most famous work is technically A Christmas Carol in Prose, Being a Ghost-Story of Christmas. This novella was published on December 19, 1843, and the first edition run of 6000 copies were sold out by Christmas Eve of that year. The publication of the first edition was fraught with complications, and even though the book was received to positive reviews, profits of the book fell far below Dickens' expectations, and the financial strain caused rifts between Dickens and... Read more about this item
The Wind In the Willows

The Wind In the Willows

by Kenneth Grahame

The Wind in the Willows is a classic children's book by Kenneth Grahame, published in 1908. The story follows the adventures of four animal friends - Mole, Rat, Badger, and Toad - as they explore the English countryside, battle against weasels and stoats, and learn about the value of friendship, loyalty, and the joys of a simple life. Through their adventures, the characters discover the importance of home and the pleasures of a peaceful existence. With its charming characters, vivid descriptions of... Read more about this item
The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

by Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Secret Garden, written by Frances Hodgson Burnett, has remained one of the most popular children’s books since its publication in The American Magazine in 1910. The story tells of childhood emotions and experiences while keeping the central theme - if something is cared for, it will thrive. The Secret Garden introduces us to a sour little girl, Mary Lennox, who is NOT a pleasure to be around. In fact, she yells like a little princess, can't make friends, and simply despises everything.She... Read more about this item
The Night Before Christmas

The Night Before Christmas

by Clement C Moore

"A Visit from St. Nicholas", also known as "The Night Before Christmas" and "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" from its first line, is a poem first published anonymously in 1823.
This famous poem helped to cement the image of Santa Claus from the description of his appearance, his transportation, and how he brings the gifts to children on Christmas eve.
Velveteen Rabbit

Velveteen Rabbit

by Margery Williams

The Velveteen Rabbit, or How Toys Become Real, is the story of a toy rabbit who wants to become real through the love of his owner. The stuffed rabbit is overlooked by the boy whom he is given, the boy preferring to play with more mechanical and sophisticated toys than the simple stuffed rabbit. The rabbit holds onto a story told to him by the oldest and wisest toy in the nursery, the skin horse, about how toys can become real through love. Eventually, the boy becomes attached to the soft doll, but... Read more about this item
A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

by William Shakespeare

"I feel that I have spent half my career with one or another Pelican Shakespeare in my back pocket. Convenience, however, is the least important aspect of the new Pelican Shakespeare series. Here is an elegant and clear text for either the study or the rehearsal room, notes where you need them and the distinguished scholarship of the general editors, Stephen Orgel and A. R. Braunmuller who understand that these are plays for performance as well as great texts for contemplation." (Patrick Stewart) The... Read more about this item
Where the Wild Things Are

Where the Wild Things Are

by Maurice Sendak

Where the Wild Things Are is a 1963 children's picture book by American writer and illustrator Maurice Sendak, originally published by Harper & Row. The book has been adapted into other media several times, including an animated short, a 1980 opera, and, in 2009, a live-action feature film adaptation. According to HarperCollins, the book has sold over 19 million copies worldwide as of 2008.
The Wizard Of Oz

The Wizard Of Oz

by L Frank Baum

When Nancy searches through the knapsack of an amnesia victim, she finds an unusual ring. Before long, she is caught up in a second assignment from a beautiful harpist. Nancy's discoveries reveal an important connection between the hospital patient, the harpist, and enemies from abroad.
Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

by Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel, Through
the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There, tell the story of a young
girl in a fantasy world filled with peculiar, anthropomorphic
creatures. The classic tale of literary nonsense takes the reader on an
exploration of logic and absurdities. The Alice books — sometimes
combined or referred to with the abbreviated title Alice in Wonderland —
have been translated into at least 97 languages with over a hundred
different editions.... Read more about this item
A Child's Garden Of Verse

A Child's Garden Of Verse

by Robert Louis Stevenson

Rediscover the delight and innocence of childhood in these classic poems from celebrated Scottish author, Robert Louis Stevenson.From make-believe to climbing trees, bedtime stories to morning play and favorite cousins to beloved mothers.Here is a very special collection to be treasured for ever. 


First published in 1885, the first printing of A Child's Garden of
Verses ran 1000 copies by Longhaus, Green and Co in London. This
book was not illustrated until the 1896 edition, published 2 years... Read more about this item
The Story Of Ferdinand

The Story Of Ferdinand

by Munro Leaf

A true classic with a timeless message, The Story of Ferdinand has enchanted readers since it was first published in 1936. All the other bulls would run and jump and butt their heads together. But Ferdinand would rather sit and smell the flowers. So what will happen when our pacifist hero is picked for the bullfights in Madrid? The first print run by Viking Press sold 14,000 copies at $1 each. The following year sales increased to 68,000, and by 1938 it was selling 3,000 copies a week - outselling... Read more about this item
The Tale Of Peter Rabbit

The Tale Of Peter Rabbit

by Beatrix Potter

The Tale of Peter Rabbit is a children's book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter. The story follows Peter Rabbit, a mischievous and disobedient young rabbit, as he ventures into the garden of farmer Mr. McGregor. The tale was written for five-year-old Noel Moore, son of Potter's former governess, in 1893. It was revised and privately printed by Potter in 1901 after several publishers' rejections but was printed in a trade edition by Frederick Warne & Co. in 1902. 
The Little Black Sambo

The Little Black Sambo

by Helen Bannerman

The Story of Little Black Sambo, a children's book by Helen Bannerman, a Scot who lived for 30 years in Madras in southern India, was first published in London in 1899. (An American edition of the book was illustrated by Florence White Williams. ) In the tale, an Indian boy named Sambo prevails over a group of hungry tigers. The little boy has to give his colourful new clothes, shoes, and umbrella to four tigers so they will not eat him.
Aesop's Fables

Aesop's Fables

by Aesop

Aesop, known only for the genre of fables ascribed to him, was a slave in the mid-sixth century BC in Greece. He is assumed to have written many of these curious moral parables, and they have been added to and translated into many languages since they were first collected.
Miss Rumphius

Miss Rumphius

by Barbara Cooney

Miss Rumphius is a 1982 children’s fiction book by Barbara Cooney.
The Little Engine That Could

The Little Engine That Could

by Watty Piper

Everyone loves The Little Engine That Could, that classic tale of the determined little engine that, despite its size, triumphantly pulls a train full of toys to the waiting children on the other side of a mountain. The Little Engine that Could is an American fairytale that gained popularity and became a classic children’s book in 1930 when published by Platt & Munk under the pen name Watty Piper. An earlier version of the story was printed in the New York Tribune in 1906, and in the same year in a... Read more about this item
A Mother For Choco

A Mother For Choco

by Keiko Kasza

Keiko Kasza was born on a small Japanese island in the Inland Sea of Japan. She grew up in a typical Japanese extended family with her parents, two brothers, and grandparents. Uncles, aunts, and cousins also lived nearby. "All the steps I took growing up were very normal," Ms. Kasza says. "The only unusual thing I did was go to college in the United States." She graduated with a degree in graphic design from California State University at Northridge. Ms. Kasza married an American, and the United... Read more about this item
Happy Birthday To You!

Happy Birthday To You!

by Dr Seuss

"Happy Birthday to You", also known more simply as "Happy Birthday", is a song that is traditionally sung to celebrate the anniversary of a person's birth. According to the 1998 Guinness Book of World Records, "Happy Birthday to You" is the most recognized song in the English language, followed by "For He's a Jolly Good Fellow" and "Auld Lang Syne". The song's base lyrics have been translated into at least 18 languages.
The Cat In the Hat Comes Back

The Cat In the Hat Comes Back

by Dr Seuss

The Cat in the Hat is a children's book by Dr. Seuss, featuring a tall, anthropomorphic, mischievous cat, wearing a tall, red and white striped hat, and a bowtie. He also carries an umbrella. With the series of Beginner Books that The Cat inaugurated, Seuss promoted both his name and the cause of elementary literacy in the United States.
I Can't Said the Ant

I Can't Said the Ant

by Polly Cameron

Eloise

Eloise

by Kay Thompson

The Littlest Angel

The Littlest Angel

by Charles Tazewell

The Night Before Christmas

The Night Before Christmas

by Clement Clarke Moore

Masquerade

Masquerade

by Williams Kit

Picture Books Books & Ephemera

Clifford the Big Red Dog

Clifford the Big Red Dog

by Bridwell, Norman

Clifford the Big Red Dog is a children's book series about a giant red dog named Clifford. Written by American author Norman Bridwell, the first book was published in 1963. The series helped establish Scholastic as a premier publishing company, and Clifford is Scholastic's official mascot.
Child\'s Garden Of Verses, A

Child's Garden Of Verses, A

by Stevenson, Robert Louis

Rediscover the delight and innocence of childhood in these classic poems from celebrated Scottish author, Robert Louis Stevenson.From make-believe to climbing trees, bedtime stories to morning play and favorite cousins to beloved mothers.Here is a very special collection to be treasured for ever. 


First published in 1885, the first printing of A Child's Garden of
Verses ran 1000 copies by Longhaus, Green and Co in London. This
book was not illustrated until the 1896 edition, published 2 years... Read more about this item
Never Tease a Weasel

Never Tease a Weasel

by Soule, Jean Conder

Jean Conder Soule wrote many books and poems for children in the '60s and '70s, and she's thrilled to see an old favorite come back. She lives in Pennsylvania. Since 1969, George Booth's illustrations have been an iconic feature of the New Yorker magazine. He also illustrated the classic Dr. Seuss book Wacky Wednesday. He and his wife, Dione, live in Stony Brook, New York.
The Emperor\'s New Clothes

The Emperor's New Clothes

by Andersen, Hans Christian

A fully illustrated retelling of the classic fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen complete with compact disc of more than forty-five of the grandest talents in the entertainment world. “The cast is A-list. The plot, legendary” (USA Today). Among the writers are Academy Award -winning and -nominated actors and actresses and other personalities from the worlds of entertainment and popular culture. Each celebrity contribution is illustrated with a stunning piece of art by illustrators who have... Read more about this item
The Owl and The Pussy-Cat

The Owl and The Pussy-Cat

by Lear, Edward

With over thirty four million books in print, Jan Brett is one of the nation's foremost author illustrators of children's books. Jan lives in a seacoast town in Massachusetts, close to where she grew up. During the summer her family moves to a home in the Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts. As a child, Jan Brett decided to be an illustrator and spent many hours reading and drawing. She says, "I remember the special quiet of rainy days when I felt that I could enter the pages of my beautiful picture... Read more about this item
Andrew Henry\'s Meadow

Andrew Henry's Meadow

by Burn, Doris

A classic reissued for a new generationAndrew Henry has two younger brothers, who are always together, and two older sisters, who are always together. But Andrew Henry is in the middle--and he's always with himself. He doesn't mind this very much, because he's an inventor. But when Andrew Henry's family doesn't appreciate him or his inventions, he decides it's time to run away. Many children in the neighborhood feel the same way and follow him to his meadow, where he builds each of his friends a unique... Read more about this item
Black and White

Black and White

by MacAulay, David

Four stories are told simultaneously, with each double-page spread divided into quadrants. The stories do not necessarily take place at the same moment in time, but are they really one story?
Tawny Scrawny Lion

Tawny Scrawny Lion

by Jackson, Kathryn

Miss Suzy

Miss Suzy

by Young, Miriam

Santa Mouse

Santa Mouse

by Brown, Michael