CAT 22 B Modern Juveniles 1920+

Catalogue #22, July 2016. ModernJuvenile literature from 1920s onward.
Circus Shoes by Noel Streatfeild / Floethe, ill. Random 1939/1938, 1st US print

Circus Shoes.

Peter and Santa run away to join an unsuspecting uncle in Cob's Circus. Note: This book has been sold.

$100.00

 

16275 Professor Branestawm's Great Revolution by Hunter.

Professor Branestawm's Great Revolution and other incredible adventures.

More amazing stories! Where are my glasses?; B.'s Portable Car Park; Prof. B. on the Scrap Heap; The Pipes of Pandemonium; Mrs. Flittersnoop's Birthday Present. Hunter's first two books were from the 30's; the later ones after retirement in the 70's.

$45.00

 

16513 Plowman's Clocks by Uttley, ill Tunnicliffe

Plowman's Clocks.

More memories of country life at the turn of the century.

$85.00

 

17400 Henry Reed's Baby-Sitting Service by Robertson, ill McCloskey.

Henry Reed's Baby-Sitting Service.

Henry and his business associate, Midge Glass, start a very organized daycare for the summer. And the first to appear is a powerful four-year-old called Danny. "Keith Robertson and Robert McCloskey, who might have known or been Henry Reed at one point of their lives, write about and picture him in a way that is both dead-pan serious and riotously funny." dw blurb.

$120.00

 

The Little Good People by Kathleen Foyle, Peter Frazer, ill.

The Little Good People.

Twenty-two Irish legends collected by Kathleen Foyle

$30.00

 

12123 The Change-Child by Curry.

The Change-child.

Curry's third children's novel, a real life adventure/fantasy set in Wales and the kingdom of the Fair Folk during the reign of Elizabeth I.

$25.00

 

12851 Lizard Music by Daniel Pinkwater.

Lizard Music.

Two weeks with his parents and older sister gone: Victor stays up late and does as he pleases. Then he begins to see musical lizards on TV late at night. Victor investigates. A funny book.

$300.00

 

The Snarkout Boys & the Avocado of Death.

The Snarkout Boys & the Avocado of Death.

With coveted "Leonard Prize for Literature" sticker! A very funny, surreal book that's a bit hard to summarize.

$80.00

 

12992 Nicholas and the Wool-Pack written and ill. by Harnett

Nicholas and the Wool-Pack.

Nicholas, a Cotswold wool producer's son, together with his fiancee and his best friend, foils the plotting of two visiting Lombards and saves his father's business. Many detailed illustrations of the trade.

$95.00

 

14511 Enemy at Green Knowe by Boston

An Enemy at Green Knowe

An alchemist involves two boys in black magic of the 1600's that may destroy them.

$115.00

 

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