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    Funny Folk: a Book of Comic Tales by Chambers, Aidan; Illustrated By Trevor Stubley

    London: Heinmann, 1976. The interior of the book is crisp and clean, with only a neat date stamp (1981) and a small sticker ghost on the free front end paper. The blue cloth boards are clean and fresh, and the gold lettering is bright. There is only a suggestion of wear to the edges of the covers. The DJ is price-clipped, but is in excellent condition, and looks wonderful in its protective plastic cover. Synopsis: a collection of British folk tales retold in a lively, amusing, style for young readers.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good +. 9.5 x 6.25.


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    STORIES OF AUSTRALIAN ANIMALS by MacDonald, Bonnie

    Devonshire, England: Arthur H. Stockwell, 1972. 64 pp. Signed on the title page by Bonnie MacDonald. Red boards lettered in black on the front panel. Light wear at the corners with a three inch tear along the leading edge of the front panel; price intact; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. Illustrated with drawings by Cora E. M. Paterson. The Contents are: Will the Earth Worm; Fluff Scuff and Puff; The Fat Little Sparrow; Bertie and Joe - The Two Snails; Kim the Mother Kangaroo; The Happy Little Kookaburras; Tip and Tap the Honey Mice; The Emu Chicks; The Little Koala; Pinny the Ant-eater; and Paddy the Platypus.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good Only. Illus. by Cora E. M. Paterson;. 12mo.


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    Bobby Gray Squirrel's Adventures (Twilight Animal Series( by Walsh, George Ethelbert / Illustrations By Edwin John Prittie

    Chicago: John C. Winston Co., 1922. The interior of the book is clean and unmarked. The paper covering the front hinge has cracked, but the underlying cloth remains intact. The paper has also darkened slightly. The color frontispiece and three colour plates are in place. The illustrated covers are in Good condition, with light wear overall, and heavier wear visible at corners and edges. . Later Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.


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    Black Bear; My Forest Book Series # 2 by Donohue, Michael P

    Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada: Fifty-One Publishers, 1995. Paperback. Good +. Boyle, Marilyn A.; Boyle, Sheena-Lynne . Boy's Version. Minor cover wear and creases. Clean book. Gently read. Measures 6 1/2" x 8" tall. 18 pages. Black Bear is the second in a series of educational nature books about North America, written for young children. The stories are fantasies in that the animals can speak. They reflect reality in that the animals are different in both looks and lifestyle. Each story tells about their adventures, learning to get along with each other and with the young reader who can insert his/her own name thoughout the text.


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    How I Tamed the Wild Squirrels, with the story of Bunty And Fritz by Tyrrell, Eleanor; Illustrated By Honor C. Appleton

    London: Thomas Nelson & Sons The interior of the book is clean and tight. There are several signatures of former owners, but no other marks or wear. The six colour plates by Appleton are present. The cream covers are in Good + condition, with edgewear and light handling and marks visible on the cream background. . Hard Cover. Good +/No Jacket.


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    BEST DOG STORIES by O'Mara, Lesley (editor) (Gerald Durrell; P. G. Wodehouse; Joyce Stranger; James Douglas; Kenneth Roberts; Anne Roberts; Jerome K. Jerome; Albert Payson Terhune; Cecil Aldin; W. H. Hudson; Alexander Woollcott; G. K. Chesterton; Colette; Virginia Woolf)

    New York: Wings Books - Random House, 1991. 256 pp. Orange boards lettered in black on the spine; headband. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. This anthology contains: Introduction by Gerald Durrell; Can I Be Your Dog by Eric Parker; Memoirs of a Yellow Dog by O. Henry; Tricki Woo by James Herriot; Having No Hearts by Sir Hugh Walpole; Comet by Samuel A. Derieux; For the Love of a Man by Jack London; The Coming of Riquet by Anatole France; Jimmy the Dog in My Life by Sir Arthur Bryant; Teem: A Treasure Hunter by Rudyard Kipling; Gone Wrong by P. G. Wodehouse; The Great Lad by Joyce Stranger; Bunch by James Douglas; Dogs in a Big Way by Kenneth and Anna Roberts; Montmorency by Jerome K. Jerome; Some Sunnybank Dogs by Albert Payson Terhune; Let Us Have a Mongrel Dog Show by Cecil Aldin; Dandy the Story of a Dog by W. H. Hudson; Verdun Belle by Alexander Woollcott; The Oracle of the Dog by G. K. Chesterton; The Bitch by Colette; Intelligent and Loyal by Jilly Cooper; and The End by Virginia Woolf.. Fourth Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by William Geldart;. 8vo.


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    RUSTY AND SUSIE - A Delightful Tale of Beavers and Their Indian Friends by Dunfield, H. Clifford

    Toronto: Musson Book Company, 1965. 180 pp. Beige boards lettered in brown on the spine; illustrated with line drawings by Ray Taylor. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; sticker ghost on the upper right of the front panel; some discolouration on the rear panel; price intact; no interior markings. We all have fond memories of favourite animal stories. This one could easily join the list, a truly impressive nature story showing the lives of industrious, intelligent and practical beavers. It is also a story of enlightened conservationists who aid the beavers in the role nature intended for them.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Ray Taylor;. 8vo.


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    A HORSE FOR ALL SEASONS by Welch, Sheila Kelly

    New York: Dell Books, 1994. 159 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Paul Casale. In these twelve stories, horses and their young riders have adventures in every season of the year. This story collection contains: The Long March; Hand-Me-Down Horse; Worthless Penny; Mulberry Magic; Costume Class; Horse Sense; Brothers; Haunted Hayride; The Strays; Wish Upon a Star; Frosted Fire; and Hearts and Hoofbeats.. First Paperback Printing. Paperback. Near Fine. Illus. by Paul Casale;. 12mo.


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    Freddy and the Bean Home News by Brooks, Walter R.; Illustrated By Kurt Wiese

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946. The interior of the book is clean and fresh. There is a former owner's name on the front free end paper, but no other marks or wear. The beige covers are show light wear and handling. Sadly, there is no dust jacket. This would be a decent reading copy to share with a child, but no more. . 3rd Printing, July 1946. Hard Cover. Good +/No Jacket.


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    THE KINDRED OF THE WILD - A Book of Animal Life by Roberts, Charles G. D

    Boston: L. C. Page and Company, 1940. (xi) 374 pp. Green cloth with a black, blue and gilt pictorial on the front panel; decorated in gilt on the spine; green upper edge. Illustrated with black and white plates and line drawings by Charles Livingston Bull; all plates are present and accounted for. Wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks around the edges and some light chipping at the head and foot of the spine; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. This collection contains: The Animal Story; The Moonlight Trails; The Lord of the Air; Wild Motherhood; The Homesickness of Kebonka; Savoury Meats; The Boy and Hushwing; A Treason of Nature; The Haunter of the Pine Gloom; The Watchers of the Camp fire; When Twilight Falls on the Stump Lots; The King of the Mamozekel; and In Panopoly of Spears.. Twenty-Fourth Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Charles Livingston Bull;. 8vo.


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    The Adventures of Mr. Mocker (Bedtime Story Books # 5) Mc Clelland & Stewart (Quaddies) by Burgess, Thornton W.; Illustrated By Harrison Cady

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1943. The interior of the book is clean and crisp, with no marks or wear. The paper is still bright. The blue covers are clean, with minor wear at edges and corners. The dust jacket is also in very good condition, with fresh colour and just a touch of wear at tips and corners. A nice crisp copy. The attached scan gives a better idea of condition. The jacket is now in a protective mylar cover. . Later Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.


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    BREED OF GIANTS by Stranger, Joyce

    London: Corgi Books, 1979. 190 pp. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Wraparound cover art by Henry Bishop; interior drawings by David Rook. Joyce Stranger - Joyce Muriel Wilson - was a biologist who specialized in animal behaviour. She mostly wrote animal books and usually avoided anthropomorphizing the animals about which she wrote. Set in the Cumberland countryside, Breed of Giants tells the story of a farmer who breeds his gigantic Shire horses and, with almost fanatical devotion, brings them up to championship status, only to have his hopes shattered by an accident to his best horse and an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease on a neighbouring farm.... Fifth Printing. Paperback. Near Fine. Illus. by David Rook; Henry Bishop;.


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    THE FOUR HOODS AND GREAT DOG by Schaeffer, Susan Fromberg

    New York: St. Martin's Press, 1988. 131 pp. Quarter-bound in brown cloth on blue boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; cream-coloured endpapers. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price clipped; previous owner's name inside. Wrapround dj art and interior line drawings by Norman Nodel.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Norman Nodel;. 8vo.


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    THE JANUARY QUEEN by Stranger, Joyce

    London: Corgi Books, 1980. 189 pp. Light rubbing on the corners with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Wraparound cover art by Henry Bishop. Joyce Stranger - Joyce Muriel Wilson - was a biologist who specialized in animal behaviour. She mostly wrote animal books and usually avoided anthropomorphizing the animals about which she wrote. In this one, the young woman found herself the tenant of a ramshackle old farm building, some derelict outbuildings and a piece of ground. She also found herself the owner of a beautiful shire mare, The January Queen, which she saved from the knacker's yard.... First Paperback Printing. Paperback. Near Fine. Illus. by Henry Bishop;.


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    I Am a Puppy. Illustrated by Jan Pfloog by Risom, Ole

    New York: Golden Press (A Golden Sturdy Book), 1970. Later printing. Hardcover. Fine. Tall, narrow quarto, unpaginated, glossy illustrated covers, stiff text pages. -- "Belongs to" page on front paste-down has former owners signatures in ink. -- No other notable defects; a tight, clean and bright copy. -- Story of Bruno a Beagle puppy.


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    SILAS AND CON by Stewart, A. C

    London: Blackie and Son, 1977. 120 pp. Dark green boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket with a bit of rubbing around the edges; price intact; no interior markings. Wraparound dj art by Michael Whittlesea. Abandoned by nasty parents, he sets out with his dog to make a life.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Michael Whittlesea;. 8vo.


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    Freddy Goes to Florida by Brooks, Walter R

    Woodstock, NY: Overlook Press, 1998. The interior of the book is crisp and clean, showing no marks or wear. The green cloth covers are fresh, with just a bit of wear at tips and corners. The dust jacket is price-clipped, but is otherwise in excellent conditon. The jacket is now in a protective mylar cover. . 3rd Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.


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    RUSTY by Stranger, Joyce (pen name used by Joyce Muriel Wilson)

    London: Harvill Press, 1969. 191 pp. Blue boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Some mottling on the dustjacket with wear to the edges; price clipped; no interior markings. Dj art by Norman Weaver. Joyce Stranger - Joyce Muriel Wilson - was a biologist who specialized in animal behaviour. She mostly wrote animal books and usually avoided anthropomorphizing the animals about which she wrote. In Rusty, an orphaned red deer fawn is found by a gamekeeper in the North West Highlands of Scotland.... First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. Illus. by Norman Weaver;. 8vo.


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    Freddy the Detective by Brooks, Walter R.; Illustrated By Kurt Wiese

    Woodstock, NY: Overlook Press, 2001. This is the first printing of the Overlook Press edition, with a complete number line. The book and dust jacket are both in excellent condition. The pages are crisp and clean, and the blue cloth covers are fresh. The jacket is price-clipped, but is othewise fine. The jacket is now in a protective mylar cover. . Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.


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    SOCKEYE - The Life of a Pacific Salmon by Caras, Roger

    New York: Dial Press, 1975. 135 pp. including a glossary. Beige boards lettered in red and black on the spine; blue endpapers. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Dj art by Ernest Schwiebert. Roger Caras was an American writer of mostly animal stories, a wildlife photographer and a wildlife preservationist. He wrote over 70 books. Sockeye is a novelized story of one Pacific salmon, a male. It goes from birth, through his descent from stream to lake and, after two years, from lake to ocean, where he faces such dangers as the whale, the shark, and the sea otter - to say nothing of man.... First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Ernest Schwiebert;. 8vo.


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    Summer of the White Goat by Dixon, Paige ; Illustrated By Grambs Miller

    New Yor: Atheneum, 1977. This is a stated first edition. The interior is crisp and clean overall, but a former owner's name and address on the front free end paper have been blacked out. The green cloth covers are fresh, with bumps at the top and bottom of the spine, and a bit of light wear at edges. The dust jacket is price-clipped, but is otherwise in very good condition, with light edge wear, but no damage. The jacket is now in a protective mylar cover. Synopsis: "A young man observes a mountain goat living within the boundaries of Glacier Park in Montana as it deals with the various problems of survival.". First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.


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    MYSTERIES OF ANIMAL INTELLIGENCE - True Stories of Animals with Amazing Abilities by Steiger, Sherry Hansen; Steiger, Brad

    New York: Tor Books - Tom Doherty Associates, 1995. (x) 194 pp. followed by an intelligence test for pets and a bibliography. Light edge and corner wear with some creasing on the spine. The Chapters are: Our Mentor Mosie; Not-So-Dumb Animals; The Remarkable Affinity between Animals and Their Owners; The Incredible Wilderness Challenge of Irwin and Orient; These Pets' Quick Thinking Save Human Lives; Is It Animal Intelligence or Animal Instinct; Animal Education 101; Can Animals Think; INnovative Animals; Animals and Mothering; Animals, Death, and Mourning; Animals That Care for and Mother Humans; The Mystery of Lost Animals Who find Their Way Home - Even to Homes Where They Have Never Been; Your Dog Can Be Your Doctor; Superdogs to the Rescue; How Animals Lead Scientists to Nature's Medicine Chest; Two Different Points of View Regarding the Sovereignty of an Animal's Body and Brain; Animals Who Make and Use Tools; Animals with Unusual Abilities; Animal Security Guards; Of Seals, Sharks, and Fishing Boats; Insects and Worms Can Do More than Buzz, Bite and Crawl; It Has to Be Love; Watch Who You Call Birdbrained; Dolphins and Whales, Submerged Mammals Whose Intelligence Emerges; The Dolphin, Genius of the Sea; A Whale of a Dolphin Story; Dolphin communication; Alice the Porpoise Joins the U.S. Navy; The Primates: How Intelligent Are Our Nearest Evolutionary Cousin; and An Intelligence Test for Your Pet.. First Paperback Printing. Paperback. Very Good.


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    More About Muffin by Mills, Annette // Illustrated By Molly Blake

    London: University of London Press Ltd., 1950. The interior of the book is clean and crisp. The half title page has an inscription (May 1956) to a former owner. The paper covering the front hinge has cracked, but the biding remains firm. The text has black-and-white illustrations throughout and four full-page colour plates including frontispiece. The front and back end pages feature "A Map of the Garden". The beige covers are clean and bright with light edgewear. The jacket is only in Fair condition. It has light edgewear overall, but a deep nick of paper is missing from the top of the spine. The attached scan shows this in more detail. The jacket is now in a protective mylar cover.. Reprinted 1952. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair.


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    QUICKSAND - The Mysterious Disappearance of Dakotaroo by Breen, Krista Michelle

    Rockwood, Ontario: Groundskeeper's Cottage Press, 2004. 162 pp. Signed on the title page by Krasta Michelle Breen. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. Cover and interior illustrations by the author. Includes a dropped-in bookmark from the publisher, advertising Quicksand. Her world is thrown upside down when her beloved Appaloosa pony mysteriously disapears into the fog.... Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Krista Michelle Breen;. 8vo.


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    CAPTIVES OF CAULDRON CAVE by Powell, Dorothy M

    Richmond Hill, Ontario: Scholastic Tab Publications, 1977. 153 pp. Trade paperback format. Edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Kathryn Cole; interior line drawings by Nancy Lou Reynolds. A freak accident land a magnificent black Great Dane and three puppies in the wilderness. When the pups are trapped in an underground cave, the Dane risks everything to get food, then the Dane, too, is trapped by a rock slide. A suspense filled drama set in the wilds of Vancouver Island.. First Printing. Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Kathryn Cole; Nancy Lou Reynolds;. 8vo.


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