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The Santa Clauses.

The Santa Clauses.

Little Charlie takes matters into his own hands to prove that Santa Claus is real. Bright full-colour paintings of many Santas on facing pages. Translated. from German.

$6.00

 

Thelwell Goes West by Norman Thelwell.

Thelwell Goes West.

What does the English rider need to know to explore the wild West? Lots of funny comparisons.Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD

$18.00

 

The Pirates' Mixed-Up Voyage by Margaret Mahy, Margaret Chamberlain, ill.

The Pirates' Mixed-Up Voyage.

"Take a floating teashop-ship, staffed by would-be pirates, a wicked professor, and a parrot named Toothpick....." Another Mahy pirate tale!

$40.00

 

Chez Tante Gertrude written and illustrated by Jean Manfredi, Falmmarion [1935].

Chez Tante Gertrude: une joyeuse journee....

Aunt Gertrude keeps a school: on the first page we see the moms bringing their little ones, next her little pupils sit in a circle and watch her intently. A great book. Note: This book has been SOLD.

$12.00

 

Circus Baby Petershams Macmillan 1950, 1st or early.

The Circus Baby.

In one of the Petersham's most charming books, Mother Elephant tries to teach her baby to eat at the table, just as her friends the clown family do. She herself is too big to fit at all and the baby makes a mess just as the clowns arrive! NOTE: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD.

$125.00

 

Robert Francis Weatherbee. written/illus by Munro Leaf. Lippincott (1935).

Robert Francis Weatherbee.

The absurd story of RFW who refused to go to school, but, at last as grown-up, realized that his career options were limited so he Went To School and learned to read and write and count and had a good time. The end. Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD

$32.00

 

Fly Away, Watchbird! written & illus by Munro Leaf. Stokes 1941, 1st printing.

Fly Away, Watchbird!

More cautionary watchbird stories, the Full-Mouth, the Pouter, the Flitter, the Won't Try.... When the children have overcome these little faults, the watchbirds will fly away.

$200.00

 

Camping Spree of Kiddies Three, Dods/Margaret Evans Price,ill Stecher (1916)

The Camping Spree of Kiddies Three.

A resolutely cheerful poem about family camping, quite fun, with sweet pictures in lovely colours.

$95.00

 

Agaton Sax/Diamond Thieves by Franzen /Q. Blake ill. Delacorte, 1967/1959 1st US

Agaton Sax and the Diamond Thieves.

"Sweden's answer to Sherlock Holmes," or Poirot? "His mind was always amazingly keen. Now, as he used it, his little body became tensed to the uttermost, his right forefinger slowly stroking his mustache."
 THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD

$40.00

 

Even Steven by Lipkind, Will, & Nicolas Mordvinoff. (Will and Nicolas)

Even Steven.

Even though Steven was the smallest horse on the ranch, he was smart, and he knew how to get even. Hobie knew he had found a friend from the look in Steven's eye. When the outlaws stole all the other horses right before the fair, it was Hobie and Stephen who came to the rescue.
   THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD

$70.00

 

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