CAT 22 C Modern Picture Books 1920+

Modern picture books 1920 and beyond, includes play books etc.
20214 Barnaby in Search of a House by Helps.

Barnaby in Search of a House.

Poor Barnaby's snug little home is destroyed by a woodman's ax, and he goes from animal to animal, trying to find a house. NOTE: This book has been sold.

$95.00

 

21585 Appleby-Capple by Parrish

Appleby-Capple.

Little Appleby, blessed with an odd name and many relatives, longs to find a Zebra butterfly for his Cousin Clement's 99th birthday. What follows is a kind of sequential alphabet novel, first envisioned by Anne Parrish and her brother as children. Many pictures full and in text with the letter names cleverly worked in. NEWBERY HONOR BOOK.

$95.00

 

21583 Babar at Home by de Brunhoff (UK)

Babar at Home. (Babar and His Children).

The tender story of Babar en famille, edited and colorized after de Brunhoff's death by his brother Michel, making, an interesting comparison with the Daily Sketch strips. Translator unattributed, but with small differences from the US Merle Haas Babar and His Children.

$125.00

 

21581 Ant and Bee and the ABC by Banner.

Ant and Bee and the ABC.

A clever ABC: Ant and Bee lose their hats and go looking at the "Lost things saved in boxes place". No luck in the A-Z boxes, but then they found a box called "funny things" and there were the hats! "0" in series but published later, sort of a prequel

$85.00

 

21579 The Story of Lazy Bush-Tail by Woodhead.

The Story of Lazy Bush-Tail.

The tidy Susie Squirrel reforms the hero of his laziness and then marries him! One of the Mrs. Prettimouse series, not named. The artist painted many famous horses of her time in oils and watercolor, as well as illustrating horse and pony books. These watercolours are detailed and charming.

$65.00

 

21451 Skippack School by de Angeli.

Skippack School.

"Being the story of Eli Shrawder (a boy) and of one Christopher Dock, Schoolmaster, about the year 1750." Set in Germantown in Philadelphia.

$55.00

 

20162 SnippSnappandSnurrandtheReindeer by Lindman.

Snipp, Snapp, Snurr and the Reindeer.

The three boys and their parents went to the far north on a skiing vacation and visited a Laplander family with a boy their age, Matti, and his dog Sampo. On their last night a storm came up as they were skiing home, and Matti and Sampo rescued them. As usual, these young children have a great deal of responsibility and handle it very well.

$110.00

 

21180 The Day We Saw the Sun Come Up by Goudey, illust Adams.

The Day We Saw the Sun Come Up.

"...And then,/ We saw what we had never seen before./a small bright edge of sun/ come up above the hill." A little boy and his sister view the sunrise, 'scientific facts for very young children.'. Caldecott Honor.

$225.00

 

20252 Katie Morag and the Big Boy Cousins by Hedderwick.

Katie Morag and the Big Boy Cousins.

Katie rather enjoys the antics of her five Big Boy Cousins, until they go just a little too far. Another romp on the fictional Isle of Struay, ending with a starlight feast.

$55.00

 

19812 The Sleeping Beauty by Perrault, illus Hoffmann.

The Sleeping Beauty.

The busy life of the castle and its long sleep under the hedge of thorns are beautifully rendered. Note: This book has been sold.

$85.00

 

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