Friday, September 30, 2016

The Cunning Little Vixen by Rudolph Tesnohlidek

 
Author Name    Tesnohlidek, Rudolf 
 
Title   The Cunning Little Vixen

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A. Farrar Straus & Giroux 1985

ISBN Number    0374133468 / 9780374133467

Illustrator   Maurice Sendak

Seller ID   016225

Hardcover. Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1985, stated first edition. In near fine condition, remainder mark, DJ is good, has some sun lightening and soiling, shows wear. Lovely Sendak illustrations with a Czech folk tale.
Price = 15.00 USD

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Tales from the Cottage: Stories by the Seven Dwarfs by Bruce Talkington

 
Author Name    Talkington, Bruce 
 
Title   Tales from the Cottage : Stories by the Seven Dwarfs

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher   New York, NY, U.S.A. Disney Press 1994

ISBN Number    0786830085 / 9780786830084 

Illustrator   Williams, Don (illustrator)

Seller ID   003361

Hardcover. Disney, first, 1994. In very good condition, stamp on front fly leaf, DJ edgewear. Stories by the Seven Dwarfs. Illustrated by Don Williams. A wonderful book!
Price = 10.00 USD

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Ancient Myths: The First Science Fiction by Laurence and Irene Swinburne

 
Author Name    Swinburne, Laurence; Swinburne, Irene 
 
Title   Ancient Myths: The First Science Fiction

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher   Orlando, Florida, U.S.A. Raintree Pub 1977

ISBN Number    0817210423 / 9780817210427 

Seller ID   012778

Pictorial hardcover. Raintree, 1977. In very good condition, black mark on front end paper and cover edgewear. Heracles and the Many-Headed Snake, Perseus and the Helmet of Invisibility, Orpheus' Journey Under the Earth, and The Man Who Couldn't Be Hurt.
Price = 6.00 USD

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The Princess and the Pea by Sucie Stevenson

 
Author Name    Sucie Stevenson 
 
Title   The Princess and the Pea

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   New York, New York, U.S.A. Yearling Books 1994

ISBN Number    0440409640 / 9780440409649 

Seller ID   019088

Softcover. Near fine condition. Retold and illustrated by Stevenson. The prince wanted to be sure his bride was a "REAL" princess.
Price = 8.00 USD

Monday, September 26, 2016

Big Thunder Magic by Craig K Strete

 
Author Name    Strete, Craig K. 
 
Title   Big Thunder Magic

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good

Type   Book

Publisher   New York, NY, U.S.A. HarperCollins Children's Book Group 1990

ISBN Number    0688088538 / 9780688088538 

Illustrator   Brown, Craig (illustrator)

Seller ID   007174

Hardcover. Greenwillow Books, first, 1990. In very good+ condition, name stamp on back of front cover, DJ taped to boards. Pictures by Craig Brown. Thunderspirit was a small and timid ghost, but when he made the sounds of ghost wind and ghost thunder each evening, the Great Chief knew good spirits guarded his pueblo. And Thunderspirit slept with Nanabee, the sheep, each night.
Price = 8.00 USD

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Elizabeti's Doll by Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen

 
Author Name    Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen 
 
Title   Elizabeti's Doll

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

ISBN Number    0439079748 / 9780439079747 

Seller ID   007172

Pictorial hardcover, no DJ. Scholastic, first, 1999. In near fine condition. Elizabeti watched her mother with her new little brother and decided she wanted a baby, too. She settled on a rock she named Eva. Illustrated by Christy Hale.
 
Price = 12.00 USD

Saturday, September 24, 2016

In Search of the Dragon by Sophie & Romio Shrestha

 
Author Name    Sophie & Romio Shrestha 
 
Title   In Search of the Dragon

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Mandala Publishing 2007

ISBN Number    1601091001 / 9781601091000 

Seller ID   017234

Hardcover. Mandala Publishing, 2007, first edition. In near fine condition. Beautifully illustrated! In the mountainous kingdom of Bhutan, "Land of the Thunder Dragon", two children undertake a quest in search of the famously elusive thunder dragons.
Price = 15.00 USD

Friday, September 23, 2016

Squeak Saves the Day and Other Tooley Tales by Zilpha Keatley Snyder

 
Author Name    Snyder, Zilpha Keatley 
 
Title   Squeak Saves the Day and Other Tooley Tales

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher   New York, NY, U.S.A. Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers 1988

ISBN Number    0385296614 / 9780385296618 

Illustrator   Morrill, Leslie (illustrator)

Seller ID   004941

Hardcover, ex-library. Delacourte Press, first, 1988. In very good condition, usual library markings. By Zilpha Keatley Snyder. Illustrated by Leslie Morrill. Far away in a deep forest lives the Tooley family of Tiddletown. You could carry one in your hand. But you won't see them because you're one of the STOMPERS! 7 stories about the Tooleys.
Price = 10.00 USD

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Manachar and Munachar : Two Celtic Tales by Riley K Smith

 
Author Name    Smith, Riley K.
 
Title   Manachar and Munachar : Two Celtic Tales

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   New York, NY, U.S.A. Doubleday Publishing 1977

ISBN Number    038512435X / 9780385124355 

Seller ID   009448

Pictoral hardcover, no DJ. Doubleday, 1977, first. In very good condition, cover edgewear, remainder spray, inscription from grandma on front fly leaf. Two Celtic tales, one of stolen raspberries and one of finding a leprechaun's gold.
Price = 10.00 USD

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Gittel's Hands by Erica Silverman

 
Author Name    Silverman, Erica 
 
Title   Gittel's Hands

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Mahwah, New Jersey, U.S.A. Troll Communications Llc 1998

ISBN Number    0816737991 / 9780816737994

Illustrator   Deborah Nourse Lattimore

Seller ID   018341


Softcover. Very good condition, light cover edgewear. In a tiny Polish village, a young girl named Gittel is asked to perform impossible tasks after her father boasts of her skills.

Price = 8.00 USD

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Wizard of Wind and Rock by Pamela F Service

 
Author Name    Service, Pamela F.
 
Title   Wizard of Wind and Rock

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   New York, New York, U.S.A. Atheneum 1990

ISBN Number    0689316003 / 9780689316005 

Illustrator   Laura Marshall

Seller ID   018121

Hardcover. Near fine. He's an usual child because he's fatherless, but then he discovers he has special powers. When the wicked King summons he and his mother with the intent to kill the "strange" boy, he uses his powers to save his life. Thus begins the story of the wizard, Merlin. Beautiful illustrations!
Price = 10.00 USD

Monday, September 19, 2016

Let's Fight! And Other Russian Fables by Sergei Mikhalkov

 
Author Name    Sergei Mikhalkov 
 
Title   Let's Fight! And Other Russian Fables

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Pantheon 1968

Illustrator   Michael Foreman

Seller ID   016254

Hardcover. Pantheon, 1968. In very good condition, initials on front end paper, DJ price clipped and in good condition, in protective jacket cover. A pesty little goat looking for a fight, an elephant who was terrorized by a rabbit, and more!
 
Price = 15.00 USD

Sunday, September 18, 2016

The Witches and Wizards of Oberin by Suza Scalora

 
Author Name    Scalora, Suza 
 
Title   The Witches and Wizards of Oberin

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   As New

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   New York, New York, U.S.A. Joanna Cotler Books 2001

ISBN Number    006029535X / 9780060295356 

Seller ID   018973

Hardcover. As new. Fantastic photography to go along with the stories of the mythical creatures of Oberin.
Price = 20.00 USD

Saturday, September 17, 2016

The Knight, the Princess, and the Magic Rock: A Classic Persian Tale by Sara Azizi



Author Name    Sara Azizi
 
Title   The Knight, the Princess, and the Magic Rock: A Classic Persian Tale

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher   U.S.A. Wisdom Tales 2012

ISBN Number    1937786013 / 9781937786014 

Illustrator   Alireza Sadeghian

Seller ID   021690

Hardcover picture book, near fine condition. No edition stated. A tale of knight who fell in love with a princess and was imprisoned. She's determined to save him. Can she?
Persia,  Folk  Tale 

Price = 15.00 USD

Friday, September 16, 2016

The Feather Merchants and Other Tales of the Fools of Chelm by Steve Sanfield

 
Author Name    Sanfield, Steve 
 
Title   The Feather Merchants and Other Tales of the Fools of Chelm

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Orchard Books 1991

ISBN Number    0531059588 / 9780531059586 

Illustrator   Mikhail Magaril

Seller ID   014284

Hardcover, ex-library. Orchard, first, 1991. In near fine condition, usual library markings. Looks unread. Thirteen traditional Eastern European Jewish tales of the town of Chelm and its silly citizens.
Price = 8.00 USD

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Hear the Wind Blow: American Folk Songs Retold by Scott R Sanders

 
Author Name    Sanders, Scott R. 
 
Title   Hear the Wind Blow: American Folk Songs Retold

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   New York, New York, U.S.A. Atheneum 1985

ISBN Number    0027781402 / 9780027781403

Illustrator   Ponder Goembel

Seller ID   012787

Hardcover, ex-library. Bradbury Press, 1985, first. In near fine condition, usual library markings. Twenty tales taken from folksongs, including Yankee Doodle, John Henry, The Blue-Tail Fly and Frankie and Johnny amongst others.
Price = 10.00 USD

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

The Ogre's Banquet by Alison Sage, Gian Calvi

 
Author Name    Sage, Alison; Calvi, Gian 
 
Title   The Ogre's Banquet

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher   New York, New York, U.S.A. Doubleday 1978

ISBN Number    0385143605 / 9780385143608

Seller ID   0615A557350

Pictorial hardcover, no DJ. The Benn Book Collection, 1978. In very good condition. When he is called upon to serve the local ogre, the seventh son of seventh son charms him with his flute.
Price = 10.00 USD

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

German Tales & Legends by Ruth Ratcliff

 
Author Name    Ruth Ratcliff 
 
Title   German Tales & Legends

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   1st Edition

Publisher   Great Britain Frederick Muller Limited 1982

ISBN Number    0584620594 / 9780584620597 

Illustrator   T E Breheny

Seller ID   021403

Hardcover. Pages toning. 17 German fairy tales. The Little People, Pots and Pans from Fairyland, The Flying Pancake, The Fairy Fiddle, Pranzo's Leap, Hado and Hodo the Rival Giants, Matilda's Toy, The Miracle of the Roses, The Heart-Acre, The Little Ragged Lady, Rainier's Journey into the Land of Plenty, The Water-Maiden, Church Bells Under the Sea, Rombert the Wolf-man, Count-the-Beet, The Blue Flower of Beechy Hill, and Countess Anna and the Wild Huntsman.
GERMAN  FAIRY  TALES 
 
Price = 20.00 USD

Monday, September 12, 2016

Hulemanden Sten by Roy Gerrard

 
Author Name    Roy Gerrard 
 
Title   Hulemanden Sten

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

ISBN Number    8772585862 / 9788772585864 

Seller ID   012776

Pictoral hardcover. Sesam, 1990. In near fine condition. In Danish. Originally titled Mik's Mammoth. A beautifully illustrated book about a boy who has a mammoth for his companion.
 
Price = 30.00 USD

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Raven Creator of the World by Ronald Melzack

 
Author Name    Ronald Melzack 
 
Title   Raven Creator of the World

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good

Type   Book

Illustrator   Laszlo Gal

Seller ID   010182

Hardcover, ex-library. Little Brown and Company, 1970. In good condition, usual library markings, some soiling on DJ. Eskimo legends about the Raven.
 
Price = 10.00 USD

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Myths and Folk Tales Around the World by Robert Potter & H Allen Robinson

 
Author Name    Robert Potter & H Allen Robinson 
 
Title   Myths and Folk Tales Around the World

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Inscription   Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID   009399

Hardcover, no DJ. Globe Book Company, 1963. In near fine condtion, title on front cover is lightly worn. Inscribed for Ward and Vina Fenley, Bob Potter. Mythology written in a form for young adults.
 
Price = 25.00 USD

Friday, September 9, 2016

The Wish Factory by Chris Riddell

 
Author Name    Riddell, Chris 
 
Title   The Wish Factory

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher   Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A. Ideals Childrens Books 1990

ISBN Number    082498482X / 9780824984823

Seller ID   016201

Oversized hardcover. Ideals Children's Books, 1990. In very good condition. A great read-aloud story with beautiful illustrations. Deals with children's nightmares.
Price = 10.00 USD

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Grandfather Tales by Richard Chase

 
Author Name    Richard Chase 
 
Title   Grandfather Tales

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    E M Hale

Illustrator   Berkeley Willilams Jr

Seller ID   007945

Pictoral hardcover, no DJ, ex-library. E M Hale & Co., 1968, first Cadmus Edition. In very good condition, back of front cover shows some tape residue, back of back cover shows a tear where the imprint came off with the tape, card pocket on back of front fly leaf. American-English folktales.
FOLKTALES  

Price = 12.00 USD

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

The Hungry Ghost of Rue Orleans by Mary Quattlebaum

 
Author Name    Quattlebaum, Mary 
 
Title   The Hungry Ghost of Rue Orleans

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    0375862072 / 9780375862076 

Illustrator   Patricia Castelao

Seller ID   021466

Picture Book. Fred the ghost is incensed when Pierre and his daughter, Marie, move into his abandoned house and clean it up!
 
Price = 12.00 USD

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Peter and the Wolf by Sergei Prokofiev, Maria Carlson

 
Author Name    Prokofiev, Sergei;Carlson, Maria 
 
Title   Peter and the Wolf

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher   New York, New York, U.S.A. Puffin 1986

ISBN Number    0140506330 / 9780140506334 

Illustrator   Charles Mikolaycak

Seller ID   018961

Softcover. Very good condition, light cover soiling. Outstanding illustrations. Tells the traditional story of Peter and the Wolf with a reference to how the music tells the tale with instrument's noises at the end.
Price = 6.00 USD

Monday, September 5, 2016

The Story of Little Red Riding Hood and Other Tales by Peter Holeinone

 
Author Name    Peter Holeinone 
 
Title   The Story of Little Red Riding Hood and Other Tales

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Type   Book

Publisher    Gallery Books 1990

ISBN Number    0831738812 / 9780831738815

Illustrator   Piero Cattaneo

Seller ID   020121

Oversized hardcover with pictorial boards. Very good condition, bottom of spine bumped and two small color chips missing, inscription on page facing table of contents. Golden Fairy Tale Collection: Little Red Riding Hood, The Magic Tinder Box, The Little Matchgirl, The Pied Piper of Hamelin, The Snow Queen, The Poplar and the Stream, The Little Golden Bird, Narcissus, The Ruby Prince.
FAIRY  TALES 
 
Price = 15.00 USD

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Tom Thumb by Charles Perrault

 
Author Name    Perrault, Charles; Lidia Postma 
 
Title   Tom Thumb

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Type   Book

Edition   First Thus

Publisher   New York, New York, U.S.A. Knopf Publishing Group 1983

ISBN Number    0805238557 / 9780805238556 

Seller ID   016229

Oversized hardcover, no DJ, pictorial boards. Schoken Books, first American edition, 1983. In very good condition. A French fairy tale with lovely illustrations.
Price = 15.00 USD