bears

Bourru, l'ours brun.

Bourru, l'ours brun.

The wild Pere Castor ancestors of Papa, Mama, and Baby bears to come. Nice early editions, dates noted. We also have Froux and Panache in this vintage and condition. Also Plouf.

$80.00

 

Edith and Midnight (The Lonely Doll books).

Edith and Midnight (The Lonely Doll books).

Edith, the Lonely Doll, befriends a very small Shetland pony. Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD

$45.00

 

The Bears Upstairs.

Wendy comes to realize that the oddlooking apartment-sitters who have just moved in are bears and then to understand that they are very homesick bears who must journey far into the galaxy. An unusual and touching fantasy.

$4.00

 

The White Elephant by Faulkner, Frederick Richardson, ill. Volland 1929 1st. Box

The White Elephant and Other Tales from India.

Stories taken from various sources and originally broadcast by the "Radio Lady", which read smoothly. Her introduction gives children further books to explore and introduces them to comparative folklore. The illustrations are beautiful: full color plates inspired by Mughal painting, each facing a decorated caption, and others in black and white. (Since all Volland paper was "plate" quality, the colour and b/w could be printed on either side of the sheet.)

The stories are: The White Elephant, The Grain of Corn, The Timid Little Rabbit, Singh Raja and the Cunning Little Jackals, The Kingdom of Mouseland, The Alligator and the Jackal, The Bold Blackbird, The Kid and the Tiger, The Brahmin and the Tiger, The Bear's Bad Bargain, The Man Who Rode a Tiger.

$285.00

 

Outside My Window.

The little boy opens the window and lets the lost baby bear inside. He tries to disguise his new friend so his mother won't notice, but in the end he has to open the window and let the little bear go back to the forest. A sweet little story.

$25.00

 

The Lonely Doll by Dare Wright. Doubleday and Company, Inc., 1957/1957

The Lonely Doll.

A photographic story of Edith the doll (Lenci?) and a little Bear with simple text. NOTE: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD.

$30.00

 

Paddington's London. (A Paddington Bear Activity Book) on wheels.

A very cute rolling London Bus shape book with sturdy black  plastic wheels, in which Paddington and Mr. Gruber see the sights of London. The last page has the postcards which Mr. Gruber wisely purchases contrasted with Paddington's disastrous pictures.

$50.00

 

What the Wee Bear Did by Nina Jordan. A panorama.

What the Wee Bear Did by Nina Jordan. A panorama.

Wee Bear just can't keep from giving everything a little taste!

$425.00

 

Bruiny Bear....who wasn't hungry. Paul Kaloda, illus.  Shape book.

Bruiny Bear....who wasn't hungry. Paul Kaloda, illus. Shape book.

The outline shape of the book is of a sitting bear, front and back views; no exterior words, only the picture. Designed so that a removable bear cub can rest in the bear's arms. In the original damaged envelope with interesting printed material..

$65.00

 

Bruiny Bear....who wasn't hungry, illus by Paul Kaloda (1945)

Bruiny Bear....who wasn't hungry, illus by Paul Kaloda.

The outline shape of the book is of a sitting bear, front and back; no exterior words, only the picture. In the bear's arms rests a cub, who is removable. Although the story is anthropomorphic, it is the cover illustration that is collectible, so "wild bear" One of a set of wild animals and their babies, which originally came in fragile paper envelopes.

$65.00

 

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