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  • Wyndham, Lee.
    SHOWBOAT HOLIDAY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Philadelphia: John C. Winston Co., 1954. dj. Hardcover first edition - Story for older children, illustrated by Jean MacDonald Porter. When a family cannot afford to rent a seaside cottage needed for the recuperation and health of the mother, they instead wind up renting a battered paddlewheeled steamboat that had been wrecked.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (some light edgewear to dj, and fading on the spine of the dj - the dj flaps had been taped to the inside covers, and the discoloration from the tape remains.)

    Book ID: 21582
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  • ALWAYS DREAM. by Yamaguchi, Kristi with Greg Brown.
    Yamaguchi, Kristi with Greg Brown.
    ALWAYS DREAM.

    Edition: First printing.

    Dallas, Texas: Taylor Publishing, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The 1992 Olympic gold medal winner in figure skating tells of her early life in California, the importance of her Japanese heritage, and how she fell in love with the ice. SIGNED on a special bookplate on the front endpaper with a small drawing of a flower. Photographs and illustrations by Doug Keith. Oblong format, unpaginated. ISBN: 0-87833-9965.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 50773
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  • Yates, Elizabeth
    RAINBOW ROUND THE WORLD: A Story of UNICEF

    Edition: First printing.

    Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1954. dj. Hardcover first edition - Illustrated by Betty Alden, map endpapers.

    Condition: VG+/VG+ (discoloration from tape on dj flaps, spine of dj faded)

    Book ID: 8508
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  • ARCADY'S GOAL. by Yelchin, Eugene.
    Yelchin, Eugene.
    ARCADY'S GOAL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (2014) dj. Hardcover first edition - Story for older children based on his father's experiences in the Soviet Union in the 1940s. " For twelve-year-old Arcady, soccer is more than just a game. Sent to live in a children's home after his parents are declared enemies of the state, it is a means of survival, securing extra rations, respect, and protection." Illustrated with drawings by the author. Yelchin's earlier children's book on life in Stalinist Russia 'Breaking Stalin's Nose" was a Newbery Honor Book. Author's note. Small square format. 234 pp. ISBN: 978-0805098440.

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

    Book ID: 68466
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  • THE HAUNTING OF FALCON HOUSE. by Yelchin, Eugene.
    Yelchin, Eugene.
    THE HAUNTING OF FALCON HOUSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (2016). Hardcover first edition - "Written by Prince Lev Lvov, translated from the Russian by Eugene Yelchin. "A long undisturbed bedroom. A startling likeness. A mysterious friend.
    When twelve-year-old Prince Lev Lvov goes to live with his aunt at Falcon House, he takes his rightful place as heir to the Lvov family estate. Prince Lev dreams of becoming a hero of Russia like his great ancestors. But he'll discover that dark secrets haunt this house." llustrated with drawings by the author. Yelchin's earlier children's book on life in Stalinist Russia 'Breaking Stalin's Nose" was a Newbery Honor Book. Note on the translation and historical notes. vii, 310 pp. ISBN: 978-0805098457.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated boards (new).

    Book ID: 68472
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  • ARCADY'S GOAL. by Yelchin, Eugene.
    Yelchin, Eugene.
    ARCADY'S GOAL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (2014) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Story for older children based on his father's experiences in the Soviet Union in the 1940s. " For twelve-year-old Arcady, soccer is more than just a game. Sent to live in a children's home after his parents are declared enemies of the state, it is a means of survival, securing extra rations, respect, and protection." Illustrated with drawings by the author. SIGNED on the half title page, and dated in the year of publication and uncommon thus. Yelchin's earlier children's book on life in Stalinist Russia 'Breaking Stalin's Nose" was a Newbery Honor Book. Author's note. Small square format. 234 pp. ISBN: 978-0805098440.

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

    Book ID: 64322
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  • CHILD OF THE OWL. by Yep, Lawrence.
    Yep, Lawrence.
    CHILD OF THE OWL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1977.) dj. Hardcover first edition - His third novel (the second won a Newbery Honor Award): "A 12 year old girl who knows little of her Chinese heritage is sent to San Francisco's Chinatown to live with her grandmother." Winner of the Jane Addams Peace Award and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award. 217 pp. Dust jacket art by Allen Say. ISBN: 0-06-0267437.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (some wear to the ends of the spine of the dj.)

    Book ID: 56601
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  • BUTTON DOWN. by Ylvisaker, Anne.
    Ylvisaker, Anne.
    BUTTON DOWN.

    Edition: First printing.

    Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press, (2012) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second book featuring the often hapless Button family, set in small town Iowa in 1929. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 177 pp. ISBN: 9780763653965.

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

    Book ID: 58056
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  • BUTTON DOWN. by Ylvisaker, Anne.
    Ylvisaker, Anne.
    BUTTON DOWN.

    Edition: First printing.

    Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press, (2012) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second book featuring the often hapless Button family, set in small town Iowa in 1929. INSCRIBED on the title page. 177 pp. ISBN: 9780763653965.

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

    Book ID: 67299
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  • HOW DO DINOSAURS GET WELL SOON? by Yolen, Jane. Illustrated by Mark Teague.
    Yolen, Jane. Illustrated by Mark Teague.
    HOW DO DINOSAURS GET WELL SOON?

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scholastic / Blue Sky, (2003) dj. Hardcover first edition - "What if a dinosaur catches the flu? Does he whimper and whine in between each Atchoo?" Simple text by Jane Yolen, complemented by Mark Teague's humorous full-page pictures of tyrannosaurus rexes, triceratopses, and pteranodons at the doctor's office and being tucked into bed. Large format, unpaginated. ISBN: 0-439-241006.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 57911
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  • THE FLYING LATKE. by Yorinks, Arthur. Illustrated by by William Steig.
    Yorinks, Arthur. Illustrated by by William Steig.
    THE FLYING LATKE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1999) dj. Hardcover first edition - "It all started the first night of Chanukah. . ." A feuding family is trapped in their home for over a week when someone throws a latke out the window and the FBI gets involved. Art by William Steig, photo illustrations by Colin and Arthur Yorinks. Large format. 30 pp. ISBN: 0-689825978.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 54515
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  • SID & SOL by Yorinks, Arthur; illustrated by Egielski, Richard
    Yorinks, Arthur; illustrated by Egielski, Richard
    SID & SOL

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1977. dj. Hardcover first edition - First picture book for both the author and the artist - in 1987, Egielski won the Caldecott award for his illustrations for another of Yorinks books. The story of Sid, " a giant bigger than a thousand midgets on each other's shoulders" and Sol, a "short guy" who is the only one to apply for the job of saving the world from the giant, cleverly illustrated in black & white by Egielski.

    Condition: F/NF (some rubbing to the edges of the dj.)

    Book ID: 11066
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  • York, Carol Beach.
    THE TREE HOUSE MYSTERY.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, (1972.). Hardcover - Illustrated by Reisie Lonette. 90 pp. ISBN: 0-698304888.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated boards (usual toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 42585
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  • BILLY GLENN OF THE BROKEN SHUTTERS, by Yorke, Anthony.
    Yorke, Anthony.
    BILLY GLENN OF THE BROKEN SHUTTERS,

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: P. J. Kennedy and Sons, (1906). Hardcover first edition - Vintage children's book about a boy on the streets of New York City in the early 20th century - a bit of a hero as he rescues a child from a tenement fire, but also a boy full of adventure who wants to stowaway on a ship leaving for Trinidad. Dedicated to the Christian Brothers, this has a strong Catholic religious influence. Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece with a tissue guard and 4 inserted glossy plates.

    Condition: Good only in pale green cloth with white panels and lettering. (corners bumped, some overall edgewear and rubbing, gift inscription dated Christmas 1909)

    Book ID: 63876
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  • RIP SQUEAK AND HIS FRIENDS: An Introduction to the Roaring Adventures of Rip Squeak. by Yost-Filgate, Susan; illustrated by Leonard Filgate.
    Yost-Filgate, Susan; illustrated by Leonard Filgate.
    RIP SQUEAK AND HIS FRIENDS: An Introduction to the Roaring Adventures of Rip Squeak.

    Edition: Second edition, fourth printing.

    San Luis Obispo, CA: Rip Squeak Press, (2003.). Hardcover - Includes both the story with some illustrations by Leonard Filgate, a large section of illustrations with only brief captions and a few pages of illustrations from Pirate Tales. Index to the illustrations. 63 pp. Large oblong format, bound in illustrated blue boards, with a black cloth spine, issued without a dustjacket.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 54344
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  • THE PUMPKIN WAR. by Young, Cathleen.
    Young, Cathleen.
    THE PUMPKIN WAR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Wendy Lamb Books / Random House, (2019) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first book - two "former best friends compete to see who can grow the biggest pumpkin and win the annual giant pumpkin race on the lake." SIGNED on the title page. 185 pp. ISBN: 978-1524767334.

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

    Book ID: 79481
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  • MOON MOTHER: a Native American Creation Tale by Young, Ed (adaptor and illustrator)
    Young, Ed (adaptor and illustrator)
    MOON MOTHER: a Native American Creation Tale

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, 1993. Hardcover first edition - A subtle adaptation of this creation story, evocatively illustrated in pastels by this Caldecott winning artist. A lovely book, and a delightful story.

    Condition: F/F.

    Book ID: 7413
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  • Young, Miriam.
    NO PLACE FOR MITTY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Four Winds Press, 1976. dj. Hardcover first edition - Story of a young girl in San Francisco, Oakland and Emeryville in the 1880's. Based on the experiences of the author's mother. ISBN: 0-590-07415-0.

    Condition: Fine in a very good+ dustjacket (2 very short edgetears, some toning to the spine of the dj.)

    Book ID: 16274
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  • BIG, BAD AND A LITTLE BIT SCARY: Poems That Bite Back! by Zahares, Wade.
    Zahares, Wade.
    BIG, BAD AND A LITTLE BIT SCARY: Poems That Bite Back!

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, (2001.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Zahares's wonderful illustration enhance this collection of poems about animals who might "bite back" - a collection which includes such verses as "Sparrow Hawk" by Russell Hoban and "Viper" by Eve Merriam, and poems by John Gardner, Hillaire Belloc, Maxine Kumin, Dick King-Smith, Karla Kuskin, and Ogden Nash and more. Large format, unpaginated. ISBN: 0-670-035130.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 44782
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  • NINJA BABY. by Zeltser, David; Diane Goode, illustrator..
    Zeltser, David; Diane Goode, illustrator..
    NINJA BABY.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (2015) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "From the day she was born, Nina was a ninja baby. She obliterated her applesauce. She concealed herself at bath time. . . . Nina wants to do everything by herself, until the day her parents bring home a Kung Fu Master (a baby brother). Now with a sibling, Nina will face the one thing she cannot do alone: be part of a family." SIGNED on the title page by David Zeltser and dated in the year of publication. Large format, unpaginated. Promotional material laid in. ISBN: 978-1452135427.

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

    Book ID: 66759
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  • Zoehfeld Kathleen W., Illustrated by Robbin Cuddy (based on A.A. Milne.)
    POOH'S NEIGHBORHOOD: Disney's My Very First Winnie the Pooh.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Disney Press, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - One of a series of books based on A.A. Milne's beloved characters, colorfully illustrated and designed to be read to very young children. Square format, unpaginated. ISBN: 0-786831367.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated boards in a near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 36082
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  • THE THREE BEARS.
    THE THREE BEARS.

    Edition: First edition.

    Dundee, London & Montreal: Valentine & Sons. 1907. First edition - A retelling of this classic children's fairy tale in an appealing small shaped board format - bound in stiff diecut paper boards in full color, and illustrated on the recto of every page in red, white and black, with the text on the verso. Unpaginated (24 pp)

    Condition: Very good overall -some rubbing to the spine, and edges, name on title page.

    Book ID: 68528
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  • TINY RED CAP'S STORY BOOK
    TINY RED CAP'S STORY BOOK

    New York & London: Thomas Nelson & Sons / S. W. Partridge & Co., n.d. (1886 or earlier). Hardcover - A rather charming, but very fragile, little children's book. Small format, 14.5 cm x 11 cm (just over 5" x 4") with 48 unnumbered pages. Small black and white illustrations on almost every page (drawings and silhouettes.) Little slice of life stories: "The Drunkard" begins "Oh Ben! I am sorry to see him in the stocks there." Others are on flowers, water, "naughty Ada", etc. Although not dated, this does have a gift inscription on the front endpaper of 1886. Bound in paper covered boards with a color illustration inset on the front cover (with a picture of "Red Cap" at the beach.)

    Condition: Pages are loose, last few pages are detached, and rear endpaper might be missing. The paper spine is torn and peeling, revealing the mesh underneath, some wear to corners and edges. Still quite uncommon, and interesting.

    Book ID: 9316
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  • Set of two Spanish Language Pinocchio books: PINOCHO AL POLO NORTE: Serie Pinocho and PINOCHO BATE A CHAPETE: Serie Pinocho Contra Chapete.
    Set of two Spanish Language Pinocchio books: PINOCHO AL POLO NORTE: Serie Pinocho and PINOCHO BATE A CHAPETE: Serie Pinocho Contra Chapete.

    Edition: Vintage books.

    Madrid: Editorial "Saturnino Calleja" (c 1923). Cuentos De Calleja En Colores. En espanol, con ilustraciones a color de Bartolozzi. Large format (11" by 8 3/4") in stapled wrappers, text in Spanish. Unpaginated (16 pp each)

    Condition: Very good - some minor soiling and wear to covers, contents bright and clean.

    Book ID: 81105
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