CAT 22 C Modern Picture Books 1920+

Modern picture books 1920 and beyond, includes play books etc.
19391 Runzel-Punzel by Donnaldson, illus Ritter.

Runzel-Punzel, a story of Two Little Mice.

A town mouse and country mouse variation, illustrated by Ritter in both German (Alexei Remison) and English versions. Between the one-eyed Zwick Zwack and Aunty Twinkle-Toes crying over her card game, this book frightened me when I was a child, even though the deep colours were fascinating.

$50.00

 

20848 Dawn by Shulevitz.

Dawn.

Opens with a small dark watercolour oval, which expands page after page as the dawn light grows . In this quiet magic the boy and his grandfather get up and go fishing on the lake. Note: This book is SOLD.

$35.00

 

21107 Pookie and the Swallows by Wallace.

Pookie and the Swallows

Pookie, the little white rabbit with the beautiful wings, spends the summer with the swallows. Detailed drawings and coloured pictures on every other spread.

$75.00

 

21112 Babar and his Children by de Brunhoff.

Babar and His Children.

The tender story of Babar en famille. Extra shipping will be required for international and priority shipping because of the size and weight of this book.

$95.00

 

19568 The Tale of Peter Rabbit Animated! Julian Wehr

The Tale of Peter Rabbit, animated/Wehr.

A long way from Beatrix Potter, but lots of fun. Each animation has interesting details.

$120.00

 

20194 The Secret of the Ancient Oak by Wolo.

The Secret of the Ancient Oak.

The animals have taken the oak tree for granted, for they do not realize the menace of Tarrux the black beaver!

$165.00

 

21352 A Little Schubert by Goffstein.

A Little Schubert.

A brief story of Franz Schubert dancing in his cold bare room as he composed the Noble Waltzes, five of which are included in the accompanying record by the author's husband, a concert pianist.

$24.00

 

19580 Scat Scat by Francis.

"Scat, Scat".

A pretty white kitten seeks a welcoming place. After many rejections she rests in a flowerbox, and there Rosy Runabout finds her. Delicate colour on coated shiny doubled pages. Note: This Book Has Been Sold.

$60.00

 

20968 Flicka, Ricka, and Dicka and a Little Dog by Lindman.

Flicka, Ricka, Dicka and a Little Dog.

The little girls return Mr. Applegate's lost wet dog. He keeps running back to them but Mother says "we must not keep what does not belong to us, though we may want to badly." Happy ending.

$100.00

 

21482 A Boat for Peppe by Politi.

A Boat for Peppe.

A story of the Sicilian fishing community in Monterey, California. How Peppe's father was almost lost at sea, the Blessing of the Boats, and a wish come true for Peppe.

$50.00

 

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