Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Sebastian Darke Prince of Pirates by Philip Caveney

Young adult adventure.



Author Name    Philip Caveney 
 
Title   Sebastian Darke Prince of Pirates

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   As New

Type   Book

Edition   Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Publisher    Delacorte Press 2008

ISBN Number    0385734689 / 9780385734684

Seller ID   019610

Hardcover. As new. Sebastian, Max, and Cornelius head out on a new adventure for treasure. Along the way, they meet shapeshifters, sharks, pirates, giant lizards and double-dealing sea captains.
Price = 15.00 USD

Buy now link:  Sebastian Darke
 

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Sail Away With Me Old and New Poems by Jane Collins-Philippe

Poetry.



Author Name    Jane Collins-Philippe 
 
Title   Sail Away With Me Old and New Poems

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Tundra Books 2010

ISBN Number    0887768423 / 9780887768422 

Illustrator   Laura Beingessner

Seller ID   020797

Hardcover. Near fine condition. The ever changing rythmns and moods of the sea...
Poems  Poetry  

Price = 15.00 USD


Buy now link:  Sail Away With Me


Monday, July 29, 2013

Fables from the Sea by Leslie Ann Hayashi

Hawaiian fairy tales.



Author Name    Hayashi, Leslie Ann 
 
Title   Fables from the Sea

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A. Univ of Hawaii Pr 2000

ISBN Number    0824822242 / 9780824822248 

Inscription   Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID   017029

Hardcover with pictorial boards, no DJ. University of Hawaii Press, 2000, first edition. In very good condition, front end paper has slight crease. cover edges lightly bumped. Signed by both the author and the illustrator. A collection of fables featuring a variety of sea creatures found in Hawaiian waters with moral messages. "Complainers may be moving, but they're going nowhere."
Price = 20.00 USD

Buy now link:  Fables

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Needlework Dragons and Other Mythical Creatures by Carol Gault

How about a dragon?



Author Name    Gault, Carol 
 
Title   Needlework Dragons and Other Mythical Creatures

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Florence, Kentucky, U.S.A. Van Nostrand Reinhold 1983

ISBN Number    0442228945 / 9780442228941

Seller ID   019536

Oversized hardcover. Very good condition, initials on front endpaper, DJ lightly bumped. Projects that incorporate dragons, sea serpents, unicorns, griffins, Pegasus, the Phoenix and other mythical creatures. Clear instructions with large diagrams, color charts, and photographs. Needlepoint pillows and wallhangings, cross-stitch boxes, applique quilts, framed blackwork pictures, book covers, portfolios, purses, and an entire alphabet of cross stitch mythical creatures.
DRAGONS  

Price = 30.00 USD

Buy now link:  Needlework Dragons 
 

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Tidepools: The Bright World of the Rocky Shoreline by Diana Barnhart and Vicki Leon

Like going to the ocean?



Author Name    Barnhart, Diana; Leon, Vicki 
 
Title   Tidepools : The Bright World of the Rocky Shoreline

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher    Blake Publishing 1989

ISBN Number    0918303176 / 9780918303172 

Seller ID   020159

Oversized softcover. Near fine condition. Learn about the various sea animals and plants that live in a tide pool.
Price = 6.00 USD

Buy now link:  Tidepools 
 

Friday, July 26, 2013

Pippi Goes on Board by Astrid Lindgren

Who doesn't love Pippi Longstocking?



Author Name    Astrid Lindgren 
 
Title   Pippi Goes on Board

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Good

Type   Book

Seller ID   1219K103890

Trade paperback. Scholastic, npd. In good condition, name on back of front cover. Pippilotta Delicatessa Windowshade Mackrelmint Efraim's Daughter Longstocking, daughter of Captain Efraim Longstocking, formerly the Terror of the Sea, now a cannibal king.
 
Price = 5.00 USD

Buy now link:  Pippi Goes on Board

Thursday, July 25, 2013

The Dark Deeps: The Hunchback Assignments 2 by Arthur Slade

I love this series!



Author Name    Arthur Slade 
 
Title   The Dark Deeps: The Hunchback Assignments 2

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   As New

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Wendy Lamb Books 2010

ISBN Number    0375854037 / 9780375854033 

Seller ID   020999

Hardcover with DJ. As new. Modo, spies, under the sea, an action packed adventure.
Price = 15.00 USD

Buy now link:  The Dark Deeps

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Near the Sea: A Portfolio of Paintings by Jim Arnosky

Lovely sea scenes:



Author Name    Arnosky, Jim 
 
Title   Near the Sea: A Portfolio of Paintings

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   New York, New York, U.S.A. Lothrop Lee & Shepard 1990

ISBN Number    0688093272 / 9780688093273 

Seller ID   011828

Hardcover, ex-library. Lothrop Lee & Shepard, 1990, first edition. In very good condition, priceclipped, usual library markings. Beautiful coastal paintings and a discussion of the animals and birds to be found by the sea.
Price = 10.00 USD


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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Call It Courage by Armstrong Sperry

I'm sure we all have had to face our fears and go on with life.  This is one I wouldn't want to deal with!



Author Name    Armstrong Sperry 
 
Title   Call It Courage

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher    Macmillan 1964

Seller ID   013007

Softcover. Macmillan Reading Spectrum, 1964. In near fine condition. The story of boy who is afraid of the sea - and then gets lost in it! A Newbery medal winner.
 
Price = 10.00 USD

Buy it now link:  Call It Courage

Monday, July 22, 2013

Under the Serpent Sea (The Secrets of Droon Ser., No. 12) by Tony Abbott

I have books in all price ranges.



Author Name    Abbott, Tony 
 
Title   Under the Serpent Sea (The Secrets of Droon Ser., No. 12)

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   New York, NY, U.S.A. Scholastic, Incorporated 2001

ISBN Number    043920786X / 9780439207867 

Illustrator   Jessell, Tim (illustrator)

Seller ID   009755

Trade paperback. Scholastic, first, 2001. In very good+ condition, upper right corner of cover creased. The sea witch Demither is stirring up a storm!
Price = 5.00 USD

Buy now link:  Under the Serpent Sea 
 

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Hurray For Captain Jane! by Sam Reavin

Is bath time a chore?  Make it be fun!



Author Name    Sam Reavin 
 
Title   Hurray For Captain Jane!

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good

Type   Book

ISBN Number    0819305111 / 9780819305114 

Seller ID   004118

Pictoral hardcover. Parents Magazine Press, 1971. In good condition, has drawing on back of front cover. Pictures by Emily Arnold McCully. Jane takes a bath and ends up in the ocean with her own ship! A great adventure to make a bath more fun!
 
Price = 6.00 USD


Buy now link:  Captain Jane

Saturday, July 20, 2013

The Tree House by Marije Tolman and Ronald Tolman

I love this book.



Author Name    Tolman, Marije; Tolman, Ronald 
 
Title   The Tree House

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   1st Edition

Publisher   Honesdale, PA, U.S.A. Boyds Mills Press 2010

ISBN Number    1590788060 / 9781590788066 

Seller ID   021490

Picture book. Illustrated story with no words. Won the Bologna Ragazzi Award in 2010. A polar bear and a brown bear find a tree house in the ocean and they also find it's an ideal place to read!
 
Price = 15.00 USD

Buy now link:  Tree House 
 

Friday, July 19, 2013

Ocean Seasons by Ron Hirschi

Children's educational.



Author Name    Ron Hirschi 
 
Title   Ocean Seasons

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher    Sylvan Dell Publishing 2007

Illustrator   Kirsten Carlson

Seller ID   017230

Hardcover. Sylvan Dell Publishing, 2007. In near fine condition. Learn about ecology, food sources, ocean animal life. Includes food web cards and information on how seasonal changes affect ocean plants and animals.
Price = 15.00 USD

Buy now link:  Ocean Seasons 
 

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Jacob Two-Two on the High Seas by Gary Fagan

Cute picture book!



Author Name    Gary Fagan 
 
Title   Jacob Two-Two on the High Seas

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Tundra Books 2009

ISBN Number    0887768954 / 9780887768958 

Illustrator   Dusan Petricic

Seller ID   020778

Hardcover with pictorial boards, no DJ. Near fine condition. Jacob's family is moving to Canada from Europe, so they take the SS Spring-a-Leak to journey across the ocean. But something is wrong aboard the SS Spring-a-Leak... Based on the character created by Mordecai Richler.
Price = 8.00 USD

Buy now link:  Jacob Two-Two 
 

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Survive the Savage Sea by Dougal Robertson

Biography.



Author Name    Dougal Robertson 
 
Title   Survive the Savage Sea

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Seller ID   004735

Hardcover, bookclub edition. Praeger Publishers, 1973. In very good condition, with a good DJ. The story of family who lost their 43-foot schooner after being attacked by killer whales - it sunk in 60 seconds! Alone, with only an inflatable rubber raft and a 9-foot fiberglass dingy, these six people battle against the ocean.
 
Price = 10.00 USD


Buy now link:  Savage Sea


Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Seaside Gazebo by Debbie Patrick

Beautiful cross stitch pattern.



Author Name    Debbie Patrick 
 
Title   Seaside Gazebo

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Harvest Retail Group 1995

Seller ID   019161

Craft booklet. Very good condition, slight edgewear. A gorgeous garden with a gazebo and ocean view, Victorian looking.
Price = 10.00 USD

Buy now link:   Seaside Gazebo

Monday, July 15, 2013

Pot Holders for Kitchen Pick-Me-Ups Book No. 294

Antique crochet patterns.



Author Name    J & P Coats & Clark's 
 
Title   Pot Holders for Kitchen Pick-Me-Ups Book No. 294

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Good

Type   Book

Publisher    The Spool Cotton Company 1952

Seller ID   019700

Craft booklet. Good condition, cover wear and creasing, some color removed with tag. Circus Clown, Party Favor, Irish Rose, Sunflower, Lucky Clover, KP Duck, Parasol, Easter Egg, Sweet Daisy, Bull's Eye, Grapefruit, Striped Bass, Fan Fair, Lady Bug, Cape Cod, Ship's Wheel, Mock Turtle, Penguin, Pumpkin, Bird Cage, Pink Pig, Palette, Snowman, Christmas Tree.
Price = 10.00 USD

Buy now link:  Pot Holders
 

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Mother Goose by Martha Parker

Applique or embroidery for quilting.



Author Name    Martha Parker 
 
Title   Mother Goose

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Yours Truly 1983

Seller ID   018140

Softcover. Very good condition, light edgewear, some color removed on title page. A collection of 14 original designs for applique and embroidery based on traditional nursery rhymes. April Showers, The Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe, Humpty Dumpty, Mistress Mary, Little Miss Muffett, Rock-A-Bye Baby, Queen of Hearts, Hickory Dickory Dock, Old King Cole, Where O Where Has My Little Dog Gone, Hot Cross Buns, A Little Pig, This Little Pig Went to Market, Old Mother Goose.
Price = 15.00 USD

Buy now link:  Mother Goose 
 

Saturday, July 13, 2013

The Three Little Guinea Pigs by Peter Kavanagh

A different three little pigs tale.



Author Name    Peter Kavanagh 
 
Title   The Three Little Guinea Pigs

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher    Scholastic 1998

ISBN Number    0590019880 / 9780590019880 

Seller ID   018729

Softcover. Near fine condition. There were three guinea pig friends who lived in the gift shop, and they didn't want to be adopted, so they acted dull and boring and nipped the pet shop owner. But then one day, one got adopted. And was so lonely.
GUINEA  PIGS 

Price = 8.00 USD

Buy now link:  Guinea Pigs 
 

Friday, July 12, 2013

Crocheted Jar Lid Covers Leaflet 672 by Terry Kimbrough

These are really cute if you crochet.



Author Name    Terry Kimbrough 
 
Title   Crocheted Jar Lid Covers Leaflet 672

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Leisure Arts 1988

Seller ID   020473

Craft booklet, 3 pages. Good condition, cover shows wear. Balloons, Irish Rose, Pig, Daisy, Jelly Beans, Grape Cluster, Strawberries.
Price = 8.00 USD

Buy now link:  Jar Lid Covers 
 

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Ready for Pumpkins by Kate Duke

Sweet picture book story.




Author Name    Kate Duke 
 
Title   Ready for Pumpkins

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   1st Edition

Publisher    Alfred A Knopf 2012

ISBN Number    0375870687 / 9780375870682 

Seller ID   021516

Picture book. Herky, the class guinea pig, decides he want to grow a garden, too.
 
Price = 15.00 USD


Buy now link:  Ready for Pumpkins


Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Past Eight O'Clock: Goodnight Stories by Joan Aiken

Like short stories?



Author Name    Aiken, Joan; Pienkowski, Jan 
 
Title   Past Eight O'Clock: Goodnight Stories

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   New York, New York, U.S.A. Viking Pr 1987

ISBN Number    0670816361 / 9780670816361 

Seller ID   012431

Hardcover, ex-library. Viking Kestrel, 1987, first. In very good condition, usual library markings. Stories about sleeping and waking, dreams and bedtime. Weaselly Winkie, helpful crows, a malicious kelpie, an invisible cat, and a girl who dreams of her future brother, amongst others.
Price = 8.00 USD


Buy now link:  Past Eight O'Clock
 

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Pocket Potholders Star Book No 69

Unique crocheted potholders.



Title   Pocket Potholders Star Book No 69

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    American Thread Company 1950

Seller ID   020905

Craft booklet, 15 pages. Near fine condition, light cover edgewear, right bottom corner bumped. Strawberry potholder, perky pig, hot dog, pansy, appliqued daisy, rose, western boot, sombrero, hobby horse, danny duck, rosie apple, ginger bread boy, freddy frog, american modern, rice puddin' 'n raisins.
Price = 10.00 USD

Buy now link:  Pocket Potholders 
 

Monday, July 8, 2013

Button Magnets Booklet 181107 by Robin Howard-Will

Cute plastic canvas designs.




Author Name    Robin Howard-Will 
 
Title   Button Magnets Booklet 181107

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    House of White Birches 1999

Seller ID   019475

Craft booklet. Very good condition. Dragonfly, caterpillar, butterfly, ladybug, kittens, sheep, mouse, cow, pig, strawberry, watermelon, corn, grape, rattlesnake, turtle, salamander, Pot of gold, egg, Betsy Ross, flag, love, bunny, letter, pumpkin, web, boo, scarecrow, turkey, grain sheaf & pumpkins, sunflower, Santa, candy cane, tree, snowman, gingerbread man, bells. Attach to a gift package, put on your fridge, send in an envelope to a friend.
BUTTON  MAGNETS  

Price = 8.00 USD

Buy now link:  Button Magnets

Sunday, July 7, 2013

The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash by Trinka Hakes Noble

This one is really cute!



Author Name    Noble, Trinka Hakes 
 
Title   The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash (Pied Piper Bks.)

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good

Type   Book

Publisher   New York, NY, U.S.A. Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers 1980

ISBN Number    0803717237 / 9780803717237 

Illustrator   Kellogg, Steven (illustrator)

Seller ID   006464

Pictoral hardcover, bookclub edition. Dial Press, 1980. In good condition, cover wear. A Reading Rainbow Book. Pictures by Steven Kellogg. The class trip to the farm was boring until.the cow started crying, the haystack fell, and the pigs got loose.
Price = 6.00 USD


Buy now link:  Jimmy's Boa


Saturday, July 6, 2013

Tales of the Chuck Wagon by N H Jack Thorp

Cowboy stories.



Author Name    N H Jack Thorp 
 
Title   Tales of the Chuck Wagon

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Seller ID   014839

Trade paperback, ex-library. N H (Jack) Thorp, 1926. In very good condition, front and back endpapers show library wear and markings as well as spine. Yarns told by cow punchers who worked at various times with the Closed-H ranch.
 
Price = 25.00 USD

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Friday, July 5, 2013

Tough 'N Tender by Jack E Miller

Poetry.



Author Name    Jack E Miller 
 
Title   Tough 'N Tender

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Kuna, Idaho Medicine Elk Press 1985

Inscription   Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID   020291

Oversized softcover. Very good condition, light cover wear. Signed and inscribed by author on half-title, as well by Don Gill, illustrator, who includes a sketch of a cow (vaca). 1985 Book of the Year Honorable Mention by Idaho Library Association. Photography by Pete Conlon and Carol A Miller. Great photos accompanied by poems and verse showing a cowboy's life.
Price = 35.00 USD

Buy link:  Tough n Tender