CAT 22 C Modern Picture Books 1920+

Modern picture books 1920 and beyond, includes play books etc.
20489 SammyStreetsinger by Keeping.

Sammy Streetsinger.

"The city has a bypass, and the bypass has a subway beneath it. Most days you will find Sammy Streetsinger there, dancing and singing to his one-man band for coins from the generous people who use the subway to cross the road" Follows the rise and fall of Sammy in the music world, a favorite Keeping.



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.



20848 Dawn by Shulevitz.


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.



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.



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!



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.



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.



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.



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.



19631 Ilenka by Kingman, illus Arnold Bare.


A lovely copy of this beautiful book, whose deco style pictures pull a book that deals with farms and factories into a whole. "Ilenka Feodorovna had everything in Russia to make her happy" but she didn't know what she wanted to grow up to be. A dream of Russia, probably written and illustrated during the last days of World War Two. NOTE: This book has been sold.



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