An appealing Alicé with big dark eyes and wispy brown hair shown in drawings of uneven quality, designed with colour on every other page. One of series of adapted classics.
"Like Tolkien, Irmelin Sandman Lilius has created a fascinating geography and a haunting mythical history for the imaginary town of Tulavall." Through the three books, the children of the Halter family are caught up in smuggling, alchemy, and greed.. at the end the mysterious appearance of horses from the town's mythical past. The Finnish author's trilogy has won the Nils Holgersson Plaque, the Astrid Lindgren Prize and an IBBY Diploma of Honor.
Although Moomins always hibernate in winter, this time Moomintroll awoke and had adventures with strange winter creatures he had never seen before. NOTE: This book has been SOLD.
The Firelings have learned not to question their lives, which are ruled by ancient laws and the rumbling volcano on which their village is built. When another eruption threatens, children take action.
An attractive novelty Alice, on pulp paper, appears to be 20s to early 30's from decor, but these were published over many decades. Other titles, all in yellow-orange, were Murder at the Rue Morgue, A Study in Scarlet, Last of the Mohicans... "When the Taft was built in 1926, it was one of the premier tourist hotels in the city. The Roxy Theater opened next door the following year, and the old Madison Square Garden on Eighth Avenue at 50th Street helped provide steady business." NYT: After a shabby period, it was reborn in the 90s as the Michaelangelo Hotel. It's easy to be nostalgic about a hotel that gave out complimentary books! Note: This book has been sold.
A lovely gift copy must have been simultaneous with the Dodge edition, with all 10 plates. Mylar jacket.
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They were hurrying home, when suddenly the knocking sounded. It seemed to come from under their feet. Later, in the safety of the farmhouse kitchen, Jeremy's father told them about the legend of Wild Edric, imprisoned in the lead-mines long ago. dw.
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The squarer editions with the design on the front. Nice ones to have with children. NOTE: This book has been SOLD.
In which a volcano erupts, Moominvalley floods, and the Moomins take shelter in an abandoned theater. Moominpappa is inspired to write and produce a play: "The Lion's Brides or Blood Will Out." Note: This book has been SOLD.