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  • Bannon, Laura.
    HAT FOR A HERO: A Tarascan Boy of Mexico.

    Edition: First printing.

    Chicago: Albert Whitman & Company, 1954. Hardcover first edition - Charming story of a young boy in a fishing village in Mexico, who learns to take responsiblity for his actions, illustrated in both full-color and black and white by the author. Illustrated endpapers. Bound in blue cloth with full color, full-size illustrated paste-down on front cover. Larger format, unpaginated.

    Condition: Very good in blue cloth (previous owner's name, some fading to the cloth on the back cover.).

    Book ID: 36675
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  • GREGORIO AND THE WHITE LLAMA. by Bannon, Laura.
    Bannon, Laura.
    GREGORIO AND THE WHITE LLAMA.

    Edition: 4th printing.

    Chicago: Albert Whitman & Company, 1945. Hardcover - A children's story set high in the mountains of Peru, where Gregorio wants to drive the llama train by himself but his father keeps saying 'when you are older.' Illustrated with both full color paintings and black and white drawings by the author. Square format. Unpaginated. An attractive vintage copy,

    Condition: Very good in illustrated boards (a few scribbles on the title page but contents otherwise clean and attractive, )

    Book ID: 85076
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  • Bannon, Laura.
    WHEN THE MOON IS NEW: A Seminole Indian Story.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    Chicago: Whitman, (1958.) dj. Hardcover - Story of a Seminole girl who lived in a camp - called a 'chickee' - in the Florida Everglades. Illustrated in both full color and black and white by the author.

    Condition: Ex-library, in sturdy library binding, no dj, missing front endpaper, but relatively few markings and overall good condition.

    Book ID: 30428
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  • IN JACK'S MIND. by Barloggi, Corie Lee.
    Barloggi, Corie Lee.
    IN JACK'S MIND.

    Edition: First printing, a large paperback original.

    Martin Pearl Publishing, (2010.). SIGNED first edition - A charming story of a young cat who got lost, was rescued and eventually adopted and then appointed himself the protector of his new family. If you've ever wondered what your cat might be thinking about, this may give you some clues. SIGNED on the title page by the author with the word "Dream!" Large format, unpaginated. Promotional postcard laid in. ISBN: 9780981482255.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 52190
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  • THE LAND OF SMAERD. by Barnard, Bryn, illustrator, signed. Andrea von Botefuhr; mandalas by Angela Russell.
    Barnard, Bryn, illustrator, signed. Andrea von Botefuhr; mandalas by Angela Russell.
    THE LAND OF SMAERD.

    Edition: First printing.

    Kirkland, WA: Know Wonder Publishing, (2008) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The land of Smaerd (dreams spelled backward) is a land where all things are possible, SIGNED on the title page by the illustrator Bryn Barnard with the words "Believe in your dreams." Large oblong format, unpaginated. ISBN: 9780615181127.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 60548
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  • SEA BONES. by Barner, Bob.
    Barner, Bob.
    SEA BONES.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (2015.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Filled with colorful illustrations and "incredible fishy facts about vertebrates, invertebrates, endoskeletons, and exoskeletons, plus an underwater informational chart" SIGNED by the author/illustrator on the title page and dated in the year of publication. Square format, unpaginated. ISBN: 978-1452125008.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 72825
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  • DINOSAUR BONES. by Barner, Bob.
    Barner, Bob.
    DINOSAUR BONES.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (2001.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "With a lively rhyming text and vibrant paper collage illustrations, author-artist Barner shakes the dust off the bones found in museums to bring dinosaurs back to life." Colorful and filled with fun dinosaur facts, SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. Square format, unpaginated. ISBN: 9780811831581.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 73253
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  • WALK THE DOG. by Barner, Bob.
    Barner, Bob.
    WALK THE DOG.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (2000.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Colorful alphabet book featuring a parade of 26 different breeds of dogs. INSCRIBED by Barner on the title page and dated in 2001. Includes facts on each breed at the end. Large square format, unpaginated. ISBN: 0-8118-20874.

    Condition: Just about fine in glossy blue boards in a good only dust jacket with tears on both folds, some other minor wear.

    Book ID: 60070
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  • MAC UNDERCOVER: Mac B., Kid Spy. by Barnett, Mac.
    Barnett, Mac.
    MAC UNDERCOVER: Mac B., Kid Spy.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scholastic / Orchard Books, (2018). Hardcover first edition - The first book in a humorous new series of early chapter books - "Before Mac Barnett was an author, he was a kid. And while he was a kid, he was a spy. Not just any spy. But a spy...for the Queen of England. . . with fascinating historical facts masterfully sprinkled throughout, this series offers adventure, intrigue, absurdity, history and humor." SIGNED by Mac Barnett on the title page. Tri-color (orange and blue) illustrations by Mike Lowery throughout. 150 pp. ISBN: 978-1338143591.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated boards.

    Book ID: 74984
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  • THE TERRIBLE TWO GET WORSE. by Barnett, Mac and Jory John
    Barnett, Mac and Jory John
    THE TERRIBLE TWO GET WORSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Amulet Books / Harry N. Abrams, (2016). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second book in this series for early readers about two terrible pranksters at school - a series "that celebrates inventiveness, friendship, and the power of teamwork - for good, or for terrible." SIGNED by Mac Barnett opposite the half title page. Illustrated with drawings by Kevin Cornell. 217 pp. ISBN: 978-1419716805.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated boards.

    Book ID: 75916
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  • THE TERRIBLE TWO. by Barnett, Mac and Jory John
    Barnett, Mac and Jory John
    THE TERRIBLE TWO.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Amulet Books / Harry N. Abrams, (2015). SIGNED first edition - The first book in this series for early readers about two terrible pranksters at school - a series "that celebrates inventiveness, friendship, and the power of teamwork - for good, or for terrible." SIGNED by Jory John on the title page. Illustrated with drawings by Kevin Cornell. 220 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (some wear at the top of the spine)

    Book ID: 83951
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  • LEO, A GHOST STORY. by Barnett, Mac; illustrated by Christian Robinson.
    Barnett, Mac; illustrated by Christian Robinson.
    LEO, A GHOST STORY.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (2015) dj. SIGNED hardcover - A charming story, a collaboration between an award winning writer and illustrator. The New York Times named this one of the 10 best illustrated books of the year and it described it as having " so much depth: a fearful ghost, a take-charge girl, and interracial friendship, and a tale in which fear is integrally and sweetly tied to positive qualities of imagination." SIGNED opposite the title page by the illustrator Christian Robinson with a small drawing. The illustrations are all in shades of blue. Unpaginated. ISBN: 978-1452131566.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 65006
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  • Barnett, Mac, Illustrated by Kevin Cornell.
    COUNT THE MONKEYS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Disney / Hyperion, (2013) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A very humorous counting book, with dangers encountered on every page -from cobra snakes to lumberjacks, all of which get in the way of actually counting the monkeys. Illustrated by Kevin Cornell. SIGNED and DATED in Oct 2013 on the title page by the author, Mac Barnett. Oversized square format, unpaginated. ISBN: 9781423160656.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 58510
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  • THE THREE BILLY GOATS GRUFF. by Barnett, Mac, retold by; Jon Klassen, illustrator.
    Barnett, Mac, retold by; Jon Klassen, illustrator.
    THE THREE BILLY GOATS GRUFF.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Orchard Books/ Scholastic, (2022) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A retelling with a twist of this classic Norwegian folk tale, with wonderful full color illustrations by Jon Klassen. SIGNED on the title page by both Barnett and Klassen. Large format, unpaginated. ISBN: 978-1338673845.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 86232
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  • THE DAY THE STONES WALKED: A Tale of Easter Island. by Barron, T. A.; William Low, illustrator.
    Barron, T. A.; William Low, illustrator.
    THE DAY THE STONES WALKED: A Tale of Easter Island.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Philomel Books, (2007) dj. Hardcover first edition - "Pico's father isn't like the other fathers on Easter Island. Instead of building boats or hunting octopus, he sculpts the giant stone figures that he believes, in times of trouble, will rise and walk. Impossible, thinks Pico, until the Great Wave crashes into the island." Illustrated in full color by William Low. Author's note. Large format, unpaginated. ISBN: 978-0399242632.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (crease to lower edge of back cover of dj)

    Book ID: 69016
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  • Barrow, Frances Elizabeth (1822-1894) "Aunt Fanny"
    POST-OFFICE POP-GUNS (Being the Sixth Book of the Series.)

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Sheldon & Company, 1864. Hardcover first edition - The sixth and last book in this series, one of several very popular series of books for young children written by Frances Barrow under the name "Aunt Fanny." Illustrated with two plates and one other engraving. The phrase ""Shoot folly as it flies" appears on the title page of each volume and the rather remarkable en-texte illustration of a woman firing a gun at four defiant children, while one child lies on the ground, another is falling to the ground and two others are clinging to her skirts, is also used one of more times in each volume although the phrase on each varies (in this it is "do…

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    New York: Sheldon & Company, 1864. Hardcover first edition - The sixth and last book in this series, one of several very popular series of books for young children written by Frances Barrow under the name "Aunt Fanny." Illustrated with two plates and one other engraving. The phrase ""Shoot folly as it flies" appears on the title page of each volume and the rather remarkable en-texte illustration of a woman firing a gun at four defiant children, while one child lies on the ground, another is falling to the ground and two others are clinging to her skirts, is also used one of more times in each volume although the phrase on each varies (in this it is "do as you would be done by." (p 20) One of the two plates is used as the frontispiece rather than opposite p 48 as the list of illustrations indicates.Small format. 160 pp plus 8 pp of publisher's advertisements.

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    Condition: Good condition in stamped dark green boards with gilt decorations and titling on the spine. Previous owner's name dated 1865 on title page. Some wear to the corners and ends of the spine, scattered light foxing throughout, but mostly in the margins. Reprinted many times, this is uncommon in the first edition.

    Book ID: 50877
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  • ESCAPE FROM THE CARNIVALE: A Never Land Book. by Barry, Dave and Ridley Pearson.
    Barry, Dave and Ridley Pearson.
    ESCAPE FROM THE CARNIVALE: A Never Land Book.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Hyperion Books for Children, (2006.). SIGNED first edition - The adventures of Peter Pan's friends on Mollusk Island. The second collaboration between these two authors, and the first written for younger children. SIGNED by BOTH authors - by Ridley Pearson on the half title page and by Dave Barry on the title page. Not illustrated. Disney editions. 115 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers (a new copy)

    Book ID: 43043
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  • PETER AND THE SHADOW THIEVES. by Barry, Dave and Ridley Pearson.
    Barry, Dave and Ridley Pearson.
    PETER AND THE SHADOW THIEVES.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Hyperion Books for Children - Disney Editions, (2006.). SIGNED first edition - The second book in this highly praised series for older children which tells of the early adventures of Peter Pan. In this, he leaves Mollusk Island and travels with Tinkerbelle to the cold, damp and dangerous streets of London. SIGNED by Ridley Pearson on the title page. 541 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers (a new copy)

    Book ID: 43044
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  • Bartlett, Margaret Farrington
    JOY MONEY

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1965. Hardcover first edition - "A lot of money is worry money, but a little money is joy money." Ways for children to earn "joy money" illustrated with drawings by Kelly Oechsli.

    Condition: VG+/VG+.

    Book ID: 8116
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  • A COAL MINER'S BRIDE: the Diary of Anetka Kaminska. by Bartoletti, Susan Campbell,
    Bartoletti, Susan Campbell,
    A COAL MINER'S BRIDE: the Diary of Anetka Kaminska.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scholastic, (2000). Hardcover first edition - A title in the Dear America series, written in the form of a diary. "In 1896 Anetka Kaminska, 13, must leave her Polish village for an arranged marriage with a coal miner in Lattimer, Pennsylvania. Her husband, who was married once before, doesn't love her, and when he's killed in a mining accident a few months after the wedding, she's left to care for his three small daughters and take in boarders to survive. The appalling working conditions in the mines are an integral part of the story and so is the labor struggle for change. Always there's the racism by 'Americans' toward the 'undesirable foreigners,' which culminates in the Lattimer…

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    New York: Scholastic, (2000). Hardcover first edition - A title in the Dear America series, written in the form of a diary. "In 1896 Anetka Kaminska, 13, must leave her Polish village for an arranged marriage with a coal miner in Lattimer, Pennsylvania. Her husband, who was married once before, doesn't love her, and when he's killed in a mining accident a few months after the wedding, she's left to care for his three small daughters and take in boarders to survive. The appalling working conditions in the mines are an integral part of the story and so is the labor struggle for change. Always there's the racism by 'Americans' toward the 'undesirable foreigners,' which culminates in the Lattimer Massacre in which 19 miners are killed." An historically accurate description of coal mines in Lattimer, Pennsylvania, during the late 1890s. Includes an author's note, photographs, maps, notes to a coal-mining song, and a recipe for potato dumplings. Ribbon marker bound in. 219 pp. ISBN: 0-439053862.

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    Condition: Fine in illustrated boards.

    Book ID: 84164
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  • ANIMALIA by Base, Graeme
    Base, Graeme
    ANIMALIA

    Edition: Hardcover.

    New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1987. Hardcover - An incredibly beautiful and intricate alphabet book - a classic. Large format, unpaginated. ISBN: 0-590440861.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated boards, no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 75809
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  • THE SIGN OF THE SEAHORSE: A Story of Greed and High Adventure in Two Acts. by Base, Graeme
    Base, Graeme
    THE SIGN OF THE SEAHORSE: A Story of Greed and High Adventure in Two Acts.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1992. dj. Hardcover first edition - A tale of life among the fragile but beautiful coral reefs, told in rhyme and gorgeously illustrated with Base's wonderfully detailed paintings. Large format, unpaginated. ISBN: 0-8109-38251.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (closed tear at upper edge of back cover of dj.)

    Book ID: 67269
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  • TRUCKDOGS: A Novel in Four Bites. by Base. Graeme (as told to him by his dog Molly)
    Base. Graeme (as told to him by his dog Molly)
    TRUCKDOGS: A Novel in Four Bites.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Amulet Books (Harry Abrams), (2004) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "It's an animal with an engine. Or is it a car with floppy ears and a wet nose? This is the world of TruckDogs." Illustrated with full color plates. Glossary. INSCRIBED on the half title page and signed by Base with a small drawing and dated in the year of publication. 145 pp. ISBN: 0-810950316.

    Condition: Good only (corners somewhat bumped), no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66654
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  • IMPS, DEMONS, HOBGOBLINS, WITCHES, FAIRIES & ELVES. by Baskin, Leonard.
    Baskin, Leonard.
    IMPS, DEMONS, HOBGOBLINS, WITCHES, FAIRIES & ELVES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, (1984.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A book for children and adults - includes an account of the doings of such beings as the Witch of Secret Good Deeds and the Wicked Witch of the West, of tiny gremlins, and sly jack-o-lantern's, the tooth fairy, a retelling of fairy tales, and stories from Shakespeare, the devil in all his names and guardian angels - Author's note. Unpaginated, slightly oversized square format. ISBN: 0-394-859634.

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket (price-clipped, some edgewear to the dj, esp at the ends of the spine.)

    Book ID: 84467
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  • AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL. by Bates, Katharine Lee; illustrated by Neil Waldman.
    Bates, Katharine Lee; illustrated by Neil Waldman.
    AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atheneum, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - A beautifully illustrated version of this song,issued 100 years after the trip Bates took to Colorado and the top of Pike's Peak, which inspired her to write this. Each impressionistic painting by Waldman is a double page full color picture of one of the wonders of the United States - natural and manmade. Identification of the scenes at the back of the book; the words and music (by Samuel A. Ward) to the song printed in deep purple on lilac endpapers. Unpaginated, large format. ISBN: 0-689-318618.

    Condition: Ner fine in glossy illustrated boards in a fine dust jacket (prev owner's name, covered and inconspicuous.)

    Book ID: 35101
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  • YUMMY YOGA: Playful Poses & Tasty Treats. by Bauer, Joy; photographs by Bonnie Stephens .
    Bauer, Joy; photographs by Bonnie Stephens .
    YUMMY YOGA: Playful Poses & Tasty Treats.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harry N. Abrams, (2019) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A fun introduction to yoga and healthy foods, illustrated with colorful photographs by Bonnie Stevens. The photographs "feature a diverse group of kids demonstrating yoga poses. On the opposite sides of the spreads, imaginatively sculpted fruits and vegetables mirror the same poses! Lift the gatefold flaps to find simple, child-friendly recipes incorporating all of the healthy ingredients featured in each photo." SIGNED on the title page by Joy Bauer. Includes additional information on the poses. Unpaginated, square format. ISBN: 978-1419738241.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 76962
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  • Baum, Betty.
    PATRICIA CROSSES TOWN.

    Edition: Illustrated library binding.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1965. A young black girl is sent against her wishes to a newly integrated school across town.

    Condition: Very good - some rubbing and fading to the covers, contents fine.

    Book ID: 15316
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  • THE MARVELLOUS LAND OF OZ. by Baum, L. Frank
    Baum, L. Frank
    THE MARVELLOUS LAND OF OZ.

    Edition: First thus.

    New York & London: Dutton / J M Dent & Sons Ltd, (1969) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second book in the Oz series, originally published in 1904, and the first printing of this edition which features a frontispiece and three internal full-page color illustrations and 47 black and white drawings by B. S. Biro. The special design of red and cream illustrated boards and endpapers was by Alexander H. Williamson. Number 78 in the C.I.C. (Children's Illustrated Classics) series. 164 pp plus 4 pp of ads for other books in this series. ISBN: 0-460050788.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket (some foxing to the top edge of the textblock)

    Book ID: 76691
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  • THE WIZARD OF OZ. by Baum, L. Frank .
    Baum, L. Frank .
    THE WIZARD OF OZ.

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (c 1956) dj. Hardcover - A title in the "Illustrated Junior Library" series. Illustrated by Evelyn Copelman with black and white drawings "adapted from the famous pictures by W. W. Denslow." 205 pp. Full color endpapers.

    Condition: Very good in a good dust jacket (some edgewear to dj, chip to upper edge of back cover, price-clipped).

    Book ID: 87525
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  • THE WIZARD OF OZ. by Baum, L. Frank .
    Baum, L. Frank .
    THE WIZARD OF OZ.

    Edition: First thus.

    Chicago: Reilly & Lee, (1956). Hardcover - A new edition of the first of the Oz books, with the original illustrations by W. W. Denslow, issued in honor of the 100th anniversary of Baum's birth. 237 pp plus a Note to readers at end of book by Edward Wagenkneght dated in 1956 and a 2 page list of the Oz books through #39. Illustrated endpapers.

    Condition: Near fine in sturdy illustrated boards.

    Book ID: 87524
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