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  • Agee, Jon.
    Z GOES HOME.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A bright and cheerful alphabet book with the shapes of the letters integrated into the pictures. Definition of the words used at the back of the book - ending with 'zowie! what you say when you finish this book!' SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper. Large format, bound in glossy illustrated boards. ISBN: 0-7868-19871.

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

    Book ID: 29444
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  • DUEY'S TALE. by Bailey, Pearl.
    Bailey, Pearl.
    DUEY'S TALE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1975.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - African American singer, actress and entertainer's first children's book, a charming allegory of a maple seedling that falls from his mother tree, befriends a discarded bottle and a log while searching for his own place in life. Boldly INSCRIBED but NOT signed by Bailey on the half title page with the notation "Pre release copy" and "To P-- and family, You are a 'Duey.' " Illustrated with photographs by Arnold Skolnick & Gary Azon. Square format. 59 pp. ISBN: 0-15-1265763.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (some crinkling to front endpaper, short closed tears to dj, creasing on front flap.)

    Book ID: 56023
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  • SPECTACLES by Beattie, Ann (illustrated by Winslow Pels)
    Beattie, Ann (illustrated by Winslow Pels)
    SPECTACLES

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ariel Books / Workman Publishing, (1985.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her first book for children, illustrated with soft full-color paintings by Winslow Pels. SIGNED by Beattie on the title page. A title in the Goblin Tales series. Square format. 37 pp plus final illustration. ISBN: 0-89480-9261.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 65330
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  • SPECTACLES by Beattie, Ann (illustrated by Winslow Pels)
    Beattie, Ann (illustrated by Winslow Pels)
    SPECTACLES

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Ariel Books / Workman Publishing, (1985.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - Her first book for children, illustrated with soft full-color paintings by Winslow Pels. SIGNED by Beattie on the title page. A title in the Goblin Tales series. Square format. 37 pp plus final illustration. ISBN: 0-89480-9261.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (edgewear to dj.)

    Book ID: 54758
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  • ALOHAHONU. by Berg, Barbara E.
    Berg, Barbara E.
    ALOHAHONU.

    Edition: First printing.

    Kihei, HI: Pacific Printing & Publishing, (2004.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A small green turtle plays with his friends under the sea, until they discover a large sea turtle (hunu) has been trapped in a fishing line. Bilingual edition with the simple text in English and Hawaiian, illustrated with water colors. Punctuation guide, glossary. Oblong format. Unpaginated. ISBN: 0-9729118-20.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated boards, no dust jacket as issued.

    Book ID: 47909
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  • PLAYTIME COLORING BOOK. by [Coloring Book] Hesselbarth, Susan, illustrator.
    [Coloring Book] Hesselbarth, Susan, illustrator.
    PLAYTIME COLORING BOOK.

    Edition: First printing.

    Racine, WI: Whitman, 1963. Simple uncomplicated pictures of children at play, with just a few words of text. Unpaginated (24 pp.) Small format measuring just 7 5/8 inches by 5 1/8.

    Condition: Very good condition overall in stapled wrappers. Still uncolored.

    Book ID: 32885
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  • ISLANDBORN. by Diaz, Junot.
    Diaz, Junot.
    ISLANDBORN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dial Press, (2018) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First book for children by this Pulitzer prize winning author, who was 'islandborn' himself - in the Dominican Republic. SIGNED on the title page and dated in April 2018. Illustrated by Leo Espinosa. Large format, unpaginated. ISBN: 978-0735229860.

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

    Book ID: 72535
    View cart More details Price: $45.00
  • THE GAME OF SILENCE. by Erdrich, Louise.
    Erdrich, Louise.
    THE GAME OF SILENCE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Harper Collins, (2005.). First edition - Based on actual historical events, this is the story of a young Obijwe girl who lives with her family on an island in Lake Superior in 1850. Sequel to her National Book Award finalist, 'The Birchbark House.' Illustrated with drawings by the author. Author's note and glossary. 256 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers (crease on back cover, appears unread).

    Book ID: 58896
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  • [Flack, Marjorie, illustrator] Lomen, Helen and Marjorie Flack.
    TAKTUK An Arctic Boy.

    Edition: Early printing (originally published in 1928.)

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1937. Hardcover - A sensitive and lovely story about a young Eskimo boy, illustrated by Marjorie Flack with a color frontispiece and 13 full page woodblock illustrations plus many smaller illustratations at the head of each chapter, or at the tail. Illustrated map endpapers. 139 pp..

    Condition: Very good in orange cloth with black lettering and a small illustration on front cover.

    Book ID: 37073
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  • TOM BROWN'S SCHOOL DAYS. by Hughes, Thomas [1822-1896] Illustrated by Percy Tarrant.
    Hughes, Thomas [1822-1896] Illustrated by Percy Tarrant.
    TOM BROWN'S SCHOOL DAYS.

    Edition: Reprint.

    Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs and Co., n.d. (ca 1923). Hardcover - Attractive copy of this classic boy's book. Illustrated with a frontispiece and six inserted plates in full color by Percy Tarrant. A title inThe Washington Square Classics series. 312 pp Illustrated end papers.

    Condition: Near fine in tan cloth boards with a pasted-on illustration on the front center (previous owner's name dated 1925).

    Book ID: 61690
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  • KNEELING CARABAO AND DANCING GIANTS: Celebrating Filipino Festivals. by Krasno, Rena.
    Krasno, Rena.
    KNEELING CARABAO AND DANCING GIANTS: Celebrating Filipino Festivals.

    Edition: First printing.

    Berkeley, CA: Pacific View Press, (1997). Hardcover - Large format book full of information on the Philippine Islands, their festivals, legends and history. Colorfully illustrated by Ileana C. Lee. 48 pp. ISBN: 1881896153.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall very good in glossy illustrated boards..

    Book ID: 62525
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  • DAPHNE'S DECISION or Which Shall It Be? A Story for Children. by Marshall, Emma [Martin, 1830-1899].
    Marshall, Emma [Martin, 1830-1899].
    DAPHNE'S DECISION or Which Shall It Be? A Story for Children.

    Edition: First American edition.

    New York: Robert Carter and Brothers, 1887. Hardcover first edition - An uncommon first edition of this long children's novel by this very prolific - and in her time, very popular - writer from Bristol, England. Illustrated with a frontispiece, and 5 plates. 396 pp.

    Condition: Very good+ in original emerald green cloth with gilt lettering on the spine, black decorations on front cover and spine, floral endpapers. A few signatures slightly pulled, but still tight, minor shelfwear to the edges of the boards, previous owner's name.

    Book ID: 40008
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  • Park, Darcie, illustrator; Coerr, Eleanor.
    S IS FOR SILVER: A Nevada Alphabet.

    Edition: First printing.

    Chelsea, MI: Sleeping Bear Press, (2004.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A rhyming alphabet book, colorfully illustrated for younger children, but with informative sidebars on each 2 page spread for older children or adults. This celebrates the diversity, history and beauty of Nevada from the glitter of the Las Vegas strip to the natural beauties of Lake Tahoe and the desert and the wildlife found there, from the pioneers who crossed by wagon train to those who built monuments like the Hoover Dam. Oblong format, 9 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, bound in glossy illustrated boards, unpaginated (40 pp.). ISBN: 1-585361178.

    Condition: SIGNED on the title page by the illustrator, Darcie Park, with the year 2004 and the word 'enjoy.' Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 32664
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  • THE DONKEY'S FIRST CHRISTMAS. by Parr, Kimberley; Illustrated by Emma Dodd.
    Parr, Kimberley; Illustrated by Emma Dodd.
    THE DONKEY'S FIRST CHRISTMAS.

    Edition: First edition.

    Bath, UK: Dempsey-Parr / Parragon Publishing, (1998). Hardcover first edition - Despite being tired from the long journey with Joseph and Mary, the donkey can not get any sleep in the stable as more and more visitors arrive - but later he proudly proclaims "Let me tell you about it! I was there!" Illustrated by Emma Dodd. Oblong format, unpaginated. ISBN: 1-84084048X.

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

    Book ID: 76446
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  • THE STORY OF THE PACIFIC. by Rabling, Harold.
    Rabling, Harold.
    THE STORY OF THE PACIFIC.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Norton, (1965.) dj. Hardcover - The story of the explorers of the Pacific, including the Spanish, Russians, English, New England whalers, and more, written for older children. Illustrated throughout, Index,. 191 pp

    Condition: Very near fine in a good only (several edge tears and rubbing to the dj.)

    Book ID: 4540
    View cart More details Price: $12.00
  • TEA WITH MILK. by Say, Allen.
    Say, Allen.
    TEA WITH MILK.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1999. dj. Hardcover first edition - Based on the story of his own mother and the journey she made as a young woman and how she met her husband - "After growing up near San Francisco, a young Japanese woman returns with ther parents to their native Japan, but she feels foreign and out of place." Illustrated in full color. Large square format. 31 pp. ISBN: 0-395904951.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (one upper corner slightly bumped.)

    Book ID: 55879
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  • IN A VILLAGE BY THE SEA. by Van, Muon, Illustrated by April Chu.
    Van, Muon, Illustrated by April Chu.
    IN A VILLAGE BY THE SEA.

    Edition: First printing.

    Creston Books, (2015) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first book - although she left Vietnam as a child with the exodus of boat people, this story is inspired by her ancestral village of An Bang. Beautifully illustrated in full color by artist April Chu, this storyÕs poetic language brings emotion and longing to the simple tale of a fishermanÕs family, who wait for him by the sea. SIGNED on the title page by both the author and the illustrator. Slightly oblong format, unpaginated. ISBN: 978-1939527156.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated boards with a blue cloth spine, no dust jacket, as issued.

    Book ID: 66325
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  • Van, Muon, Illustrated by April Chu.
    IN A VILLAGE BY THE SEA.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    Creston Books, (2015). Hardcover - The author's first book - although she left Vietnam as a child with the exodus of boat people, this story is inspired by her ancestral village of An Bang. Beautifully illustrated in full color by artist April Chu, this storyÕs poetic language brings emotion and longing to the simple tale of a fishermanÕs family, who wait for him by the sea. Slightly oblong format, unpaginated. ISBN: 978-1939527156.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated boards with a blue cloth spine, no dust jacket, as issued.

    Book ID: 68467
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  • IFRIKIYA: True Stories of Africa and Africans. by Wolfe, Louis.
    Wolfe, Louis.
    IFRIKIYA: True Stories of Africa and Africans.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1964.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Stories of nine men who were important in the exploration and history of Africa, from the slave Cinque who led a shipboard uprising, to Howard Carter, the archeologist who discovered the tomb of Tuthankhamen and empire builder Cecil Rhodes. Illustrated by Steele Savage. Written for older children. Index. 155 pp.

    Condition: Good in good dust jacket (missing front endpaper, large chip to bottom edge of dj.)

    Book ID: 42490
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