Sunday, July 31, 2016

The Magic Plum Tree by Freya Littledale

 
Author Name    Littledale, Freya 
 
Title   The Magic Plum Tree

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A. Random House Value Pub 1981

ISBN Number    0517541661 / 9780517541661 

Seller ID   010178

Hardcover. Crown Publishers, first, 1981. In near fine condition, name and date on front fly leaf. Based on a tale from the Jataka. The plum tree looks different to the three princes.
 
Price = 18.00 USD

Saturday, July 30, 2016

On the Little Hearth by Gariel Lisowski

 
Author Name    Lisowski, Gariel 
 
Title   On the Little Hearth

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good

Type   Book

Publisher   New York, NY, U.S.A. Henry Holt & Company 1978

ISBN Number    0030399319 / 9780030399312 

Seller ID   009308

Hardcover, ex-library. Henry Holt, first, 1978. In good condition, usual library markings. Words and music for the popular Yiddish classic, Oif'n Pripitchik.
Price = 8.00 USD

Friday, July 29, 2016

Avalanche Annie: A Not-So-Tall Tale by Lisa Wheeler

 
Author Name    Lisa Wheeler 
 
Title   Avalanche Annie: A Not-So-Tall Tale

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Orlando, Florida, U.S.A. Harcourt Childrens Books 2003

ISBN Number    0152167358 / 9780152167356 

Illustrator   Kurt Cyrus

Seller ID   012985

Oversized hardcover. Harcourt, 2003, first. In very good condition, top of spine has been bumped. A rip roaring rhyme about a little woman who's not going to let an avalanche get her down! Fun illustrations!
Price = 12.00 USD

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Agib and the Honey Cakes by Kathleen Lines


Author Name    Lines, Kathleen 
 
Title   Agib and the Honey Cakes

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    H. Z. Walck 1972

ISBN Number    0809811987 / 9780809811984 

Seller ID   014834

Hardcover, ex-library. Walck, 1972. In very good condition, usual library markings. A retelling of a tale from the Arabian Nights in which Agib reunites his parents.
Price = 10.00 USD

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

The Hee-Haw River by Dee Lillegard

 
Author Name    Lillegard, Dee 
 
Title   The Hee-Haw River

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   New York, New York, U.S.A. Henry Holt & Co 1995

ISBN Number    0805023755 / 9780805023756

Seller ID   015900

Hardcover. Henry Holt, 1995, first. In near fine condition, with a very good DJ, top rear left cover has a small tear. Fun to read with animal noises. The river gets tired of the farm wife's complaints and stops moving!
Price = 8.00 USD

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Cleo and the Coyote by Elizabeth Levy

 
Author Name    Levy, Elizabeth 
 
Title   Cleo and the Coyote

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Harpercollins Childrens Books 1996

ISBN Number    006024271X / 9780060242718 

Illustrator   Diana Levy

Inscription   Signed by Illustrator(s)

Seller ID   018125

Oversized hardcover. Near fine condition, inscription on front endpaper. Illustrator has signed on the title page. Cleo is a tough city dog, but isn't thrilled when her family takes a trip to the desert in Utah and takes her along. They even have coyotes there!
Price = 25.00 USD

Monday, July 25, 2016

Six Crows by Leo Lionni

 
Author Name    Leo Lionni 
 
Title   Six Crows

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Thus

Publisher    Alfred A Knopf 2010

ISBN Number    037584550X / 9780375845505 

Illustrator   Leo Lionni

Seller ID   021022

Hardcover with DJ. Near fine condition. Originally published in 1988, this is a reprint edition. The farmer in India fights with the crows over his wheat.
Price = 15.00 USD

Sunday, July 24, 2016

The Knights of the Round Table by LeeAnn Bortolussi

 
Author Name    LeeAnn Bortolussi 
 
Title   The Knights of the Round Table

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Dorset Press 1991

ISBN Number    0880296232 / 9780880296236 

Seller ID   020220

Pictorial hardcover, no DJ. Very good condition, corners of boards show a little wear. Interior is bright and clean. Translated and adopted by Bortolussi. Printed in Italy. The stories of the knights of Camelot.
Price = 10.00 USD

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Fables Choisies de la Fontaine

 
Author Name    La Fontaine
 
Title   Fables Choisies de la Fontaine

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

ISBN Number    2700011228 / 9782700011227 

Illustrator   Jiri Trnka

Seller ID   005753

Oversized hardcover. Grund, 1982. In very good condition, corners bumped, boards show some foxing, text does not. Fables chosen by La Fontaine. Text all in French. 187 pages. Illustrated by Jiri Trnka.
Price = 20.00 USD

Friday, July 22, 2016

Tales of the Mermaids of Waiahuakua by Kohana Au

 
Author Name    Kohana Au 
 
Title   Tales of the Mermaids of Waiahuakua

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Type   Book

Edition   1st Edition

Publisher    Freisen Press 2011

ISBN Number    1770675663 / 9781770675667 

Seller ID   021411

Trade paperback. Hawaiian creations and romantic legends with mermaids.
NA  KAMA  KAI  

Price = 25.00 USD

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Sungura and Leopard: A Swahili Trickster Tale by Barbara Knutson

 
Author Name    Knutson, Barbara 
 
Title   Sungura and Leopard: A Swahili Trickster Tale

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher   Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Little Brown & Co 1993

ISBN Number    0316500100 / 9780316500104 

Seller ID   016221

Hardcover. Little Brown & Co, 1993, second printing. In near fine condition. A rabbit and a leopard build a house on a hill - but don't know they are both building the same house! A cute tale from Africa.
Price = 10.00 USD

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

The Little Stone Lion by Kim Xiong

 
Author Name    Kim Xiong 
 
Title   The Little Stone Lion

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Thus

ISBN Number    0976205610 / 9780976205616 

Illustrator   Kim Xiong

Seller ID   012551

Hardcover. Heryin Books, 2005, first English edition. In near fine condition. The little stone lion is the village's only stone lion and its only guardian spirit. Unique illustrations.
 
Price = 12.00 USD

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Clever Katarina by Ken Setterington

 
Author Name    Ken Setterington 
 
Title   Clever Katarina

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Newmarket, Ontario, Canada Tundra Books 2006

ISBN Number    0887767648 / 9780887767647 

Illustrator   Nelly & Ernst Hofer

Seller ID   020794

Hardcover. Near fine condition. A European folktale retold with the cut-paper art of scherenschnitt. Katarina is very clever, but can she can solve the riddle and save her father from prison?
FAIRY  TALE  

Price = 18.00 USD

Monday, July 18, 2016

Tales For Telling by Katherine Williams Watson

 
Author Name    Katherine Williams Watson 
 
Title   Tales For Telling

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Seller ID   012487

Hardcover, no DJ. H W Wilson, second printing, 1955. In very good condition, slight edgewear. Many stories from St. Nicholas magazine.
 
Price = 30.00 USD

Sunday, July 17, 2016

The Odious Ogre by Norton Juster

 
Author Name    Juster, Norton 
 
Title   The Odious Ogre

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   1st Edition

Publisher   Scranton, PA, U.S.A. Scholastic, Incorporated 2010

ISBN Number    0545162025 / 9780545162029 

Illustrator   Jules Feiffer

Seller ID   021476

Picture book. DJ has a cut at top left of back cover. He terrorizes everyone and eats those who disagree with him. But all it takes is one nice girl to fell him.
 
Price = 15.00 USD

Saturday, July 16, 2016

The Piper: A Selection of Estonian Fairy Tales by Juri Talvet

 
Author Name    Juri Talvet 
 
Title   The Piper A Selection of Estonian Fairy Tales

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher    1987

Illustrator   Jaan Tammsaar

Seller ID   016274

Hardcover, pictorial boards, no DJ. Tallinn Perioodika Publishers, 1987. In near fine condition. Translated from the Estonian by Aino Jogi, Eugenie Mutt, Amanda Kritt, Kaja Toomel. Bright vivid illustrations and Estonian tales.
 
Price = 30.00 USD

Friday, July 15, 2016

The King of the Golden River by John Ruskin

 
Author Name    John Ruskin 
 
Title   The King of the Golden River

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Good

Type   Book

Publisher    World Publishing Company 1946

Illustrator   Fritz Kredel

Seller ID   021415

Hardcover. DJ has edgewear, now in mylar cover. Treasure Valley, Schwartz, Hans and Gluck and the King of the Golden River.
FANTASY  

Price = 10.00 USD

Thursday, July 14, 2016

The Stories of Vanishing Peoples by John Mercer

 
Author Name    John Mercer 
 
Title   The Stories of Vanishing Peoples

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher   Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A. Random House Childrens Books 1982

ISBN Number    0850314216 / 9780850314212 

Seller ID   005493

Hardcover, ex-library. Alison & Busby, 1982. In very good condition, usual library markings. Illustrated by Tony Evora. 33 stories from people all over the world.
 
Price = 12.00 USD

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

The Naked Bear: Folktales of the Iroquois by John Bierhorst

 
Author Name    John Bierhorst 
 
Title   The Naked Bear: Folktales of the Iroquois

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. William Morrow & Co 1992

ISBN Number    0688064221 / 9780688064228 

Illustrator   Dirk Zimmer

Seller ID   010460

Hardcover, ex-library. William Morrow, first, 1992. In very good condition, usual library markings. 16 tales from the Six Nations of the Iroquois.
Price = 10.00 USD

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Hey! Listen to This Vol. 1 : Stories to Read-Aloud by Jim Trelease

 
Author Name    Jim Trelease 
 
Title   Hey! Listen to This Vol. 1 : Stories to Read-Aloud

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Penguin 1992

ISBN Number    0140146539 / 9780140146530 

Seller ID   018555

Trade paperback. Very good condition. 48 read aloud stories for children between the ages of five through nine.
Price = 8.00 USD

Monday, July 11, 2016

Tamar and the Tiger by Susan Jeschke

 
Author Name    Jeschke, Susan 
 
Title   Tamar and the Tiger

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   1st Edition

Publisher   Gordonsville, VA, U.S.A. Henry Holt & Company 1980

ISBN Number    0030521769 / 9780030521768 

Seller ID   021456

Picture book. The Tasmanian Tiger can't find a mate.
 
Price = 20.00 USD

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Toys Come Home by Emily Jenkins

 
Author Name    Jenkins, Emily 
 
Title   Toys Come Home : Being the Early Experiences of an Intelligent Stingray, a Brave Buffalo, and a Brand-New Someone Called Plastic

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   1st Edition

Publisher   Westminster, MD, U.S.A. Random House Children's Books 2011

ISBN Number    0375862005 / 9780375862007

Seller ID   021401

Hardcover. Toy adventures and what they think of their human.
FANTASY  

Price = 15.00 USD

Saturday, July 9, 2016

The Good Knight Ghost by Jeanne Bendick

 
Author Name    Jeanne Bendick 
 
Title   The Good Knight Ghost

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Seller ID   007547

Hardcover. Franklin Watts, 1956. In very good condition, some wear on bottom boards, with a poor DJ - several chips and a lot of wear. A very cute story of small knight in armor and a dragon in the wall hanging who both come to life for a final adventure!
 
Price = 15.00 USD

Friday, July 8, 2016

Pitou The King Child by Jean-Pierre Idatte

 
Author Name    Jean-Pierre Idatte
 
Title   Pitou The King Child

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Illustrator   Michel Trublin

Seller ID   012657


Softcover. The 3 Thistles Theatre Shows and Books for Children, npd. In very good condition, some cover wear and child's name and room on back of front cover. They perform a show and give the students a book. A fun story with lots of imagination.
Price = 25.00 USD

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Query Queer by Jay T Stocking

 
Author Name    Jay T Stocking 
 
Title   Query Queer

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    The Pilgrim Press 1926
Seller ID   016272

Hardcover, pictoral boards, no DJ. Pilgrim Press, 1926. In very good condition edgewear, pages toning. A young boy who is named Query because he asks so many question and Queer because some of these questions seemed so strange. The Wise-and-Wonder Man knows the answers.
 
Price = 15.00 USD

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Stories at the Door by Jan Andrews

 
Author Name    Jan Andrews 
 
Title   Stories at the Door

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Tundra Books 2007

Illustrator   Francis Blake

Seller ID   020796

Hardcover. Near fine condition. A collection of humorous short stories that have slightly different endings from the original tales.
Price = 18.00 USD

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Best Loved Fables of Aesop by Joseph Jacobs

 
Author Name    Jacobs, Joseph (editor) 
 
Title   Best Loved Fables of Aesop

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

ISBN Number    0517163268 / 9780517163269

Seller ID   012479

Small hardcover. Avenel, npd. In near fine condition, name and date on front end papers. Engravings by John Tenniel and Joseph Wolf. 28 tales from Aesop.
Price = 10.00 USD

Monday, July 4, 2016

The Cat and the Fiddler by Jacky Jeter

 
Author Name    Jacky Jeter 
 
Title   The Cat and the Fiddler

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Illustrator   Lionel Kalish

Seller ID   015902

Hardcover, pictoral boards, no DJ. Parents Magazine Press, 1968. In very good condition, corners bumped, some soiling on rear cover. A cute tale about a cat who dances and the fiddler who won't give up his special cat - until the King takes him!
 
Price = 6.00 USD

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Robin Hood by J Walker McSpadden

 
Author Name    J Walker McSpadden 
 
Title   Robin Hood

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher   Morris Plains, New Jersey, U.S.A. Unicorn Pub House 1991

ISBN Number    088101110X / 9780881011104 

Illustrator   Greg Hildebrandt

Seller ID   020122

Oversized hardcover with pictorial boards. Very good condition, top of spine has been bumped and a chip of color is missing. An adaptation of the original novel with bright illustrations.
FAIRY  TALE  ROBIN  HOOD  

Price = 10.00 USD

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Fenist the Falcon by Irina Zheleznova

 
Author Name    Irina Zheleznova 
 
Title   Fenist the Falcon

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Seller ID   016256


Softcover. Goznak, 1979, printed in USSR. In very good condition, cover has some creases and some soiling by top of spine. Interior is bright and clean. Lovely illustrations. A Russian fairy tale retold in English.
Price = 10.00 USD