CAT 22 B Modern Juveniles 1920+

Catalogue #22, July 2016. ModernJuvenile literature from 1920s onward.
21457 Brim's Boat by Gaunt

Brim's Boat.

"In a valley deserted by human beings, Brim, the terrier finds an old half-built barge." Though it takes persistence and the support of his friends to build and sail the barge, Brim holds on to his dream. A fine story which should be better known.

$35.00

 

19515 Dusty for Speed (Whippet) by Frances and Winthrop Neilson.

Dusty for Speed. (Whippet)

How Dusty comes to the rescue of the kind family who has adopted her. Based on the authors' own golden whippet "with the grace of a deer and the speed of the flying wind."

$160.00

 

21445 The Court of the Stone Children by Cameron.

The Court of the Stone Children.

Cameron weaves the Napoleonic past with San Francisco of the present in a lovely and gripping American fantasy.

$75.00

 

19648 Mr. Hermit Crab by Rhys, ill Helen Sewell.

Mr. Hermit Crab

"A tale for children by a child. Introduced by Mary Elizabeth Barnicle." One of the first two books illustrated by Helen Sewell, with coloured plate and six black and white plates as well as many drawings in text.

$50.00

 

21514 A Room Made of Windows by Cameron, ill Hyman.

A Room Made of Windows.

Julia becomes a writer, looking out from her special room. A wonderful evocation of earlier times in Berkeley. The first Julia Redfern book as written although placed in time at the center of this excellent series.

$85.00

 

19775 Traveler in Time by Uttley, ill Christine Price.

Traveler in Time.

Penelope comes to the Thackers, home for generations to the Babington family and their farmers and servants, the Taberners. She alone, a descendent of the Taberners, is sensitive to the people who have lived in the old house before. She bears the lives of both times, shifting back and forth from Elizabethan days to the present. Beautiful writing, by a woman whose ancestors also lived and farmed for many generations in the Derbyshire.

$85.00

 

21492 War Dog by Treece, ill Payne.

War Dog.

Bran, the Celtic war dog of nobility, is bewildered and lost when his master dies in battle against the Romans. His story moves from Britain to Rome, and the home of a Roman soldier and his Celtic wife.

$36.00

 

19886 Sola Trilogy in three volumes by Irmelin Lilius.

Sola Trilogy in three volumes: Gold Crown Lane, The Goldmaker's House, Horses of the Night.

"Like Tolkien, Irmelin Sandman Lilius has created a fascinating geography and a haunting mythical history for the imaginary town of Tulavall." Through the three books, the children of the Halter family are caught up in smuggling, alchemy, and greed.. at the end the mysterious appearance of horses from the town's mythical past. The Finnish author's trilogy has won the Nils Holgersson Plaque, the Astrid Lindgren Prize and an IBBY Diploma of Honor.

$85.00

 

19891 Uncle Stories by Martin, Quentin Blake, ill.

Uncle Stories.

"Uncle is a tremendously wealthy elephant. He has a B. A., a patriarchal disposition, rather strict notions of correct behavior, yet a sentimental nature and a certain joie de vivre" Here he takes on the nasty Hatemans, with the support of his friends.

$155.00

 

19904 Azor by Crowley, ill Sewell.

Azor.

All the animals in Marblehead talk to Azor, and they tell him really important things, but no one will believe him. He decides to keep quiet about what he has heard until the time when little Pringle wanders off and no one can find her.

$65.00

 

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