Category: Children--Youth--Juvenile


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NIMBLEFOOT THE ANT, Her Adventures (signed)

By: Tamulaitis, Vytas

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Manyland Books, 1965

Edition: 1st Manyland Books edition

Inscription: Signed & Dated by Author

Originally published in Lithuanian in 1937, and here translated from that language by Albinas Baranauskas and Clark Mills. A little black ant-girl who was kidnapped by red robber ants before her birth escapes in an effort to return to home, and this story "follows her along the slow, dangerous way through the enormous woods." This copy signed and dated, on front end paper, by Tamulaitis. Brown cloth w/gilt decoration/lettering to front cover, gilt lettering to... View more info

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By: McPhail, David

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Roaring Brook Press, 2009

Edition: First Edition

Except for the title, which is repeated three times in the story, there are no words in this one, but the story is carried very nicely by the paintings, which tell the story of a child who "sets out to deliver a letter and witnesses acts of war on his way." Illustrated boards, unpaginated. View more info

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Now I Know (signed)

By: Chambers, Aidan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Bodley Head, 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

After a body is found crucified on a rusty metal cross hanging from a crane in a scrapyard, a seventeen-year-old doing research for a film about the Second Coming falls in love with a Christian feminist who is subsequently injured in a terrorist bomb blast. If your name is Stephanie, this is the book for you, because this copy is inscribed and signed ("For/Stephanie/Aidan Chambers..") on half-title. And if your name isn't Stephanie, why, you can always hang on ... View more info

ON FOREIGN SERVICE, Or, The Santa Cruz Revolution

By: Jeans, Surgeon Rear-Admiral T.T.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Blackie & Son,

Edition: Reprint

nd (ca 1930); historical fiction originally published in 1911; when the policies of a Central American dictator threaten British interests, two armoured cruisers of the Royal Navy arrive to ensure that the politician who replaces the curmudgeon looks favourably on the Brits; illustrated cloth, 381 pgs.; some rubbing, mild wear to corners/spine ends, dusty/tanned/lightly soiled edges, some spine sunning, moderate general wear; View more info

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On Secret Service

By: Westerman, John F.C.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Nisbet & Co. Ltd.,

Edition: First Edition

No date (1933). A title from the publisher's Pioneer Series. From the rear flap: "Secret Service is pretty certain to be a difficult and dangerous job, with plenty of scope for a cool head and a stout heart." And so it is, with our heroes "combating a desperate, well-organised gang" smuggling cocaine, heroin and opium. A scarce title, especially in a dust jacket. Red cloth w/small black illustration to bottom right corner of front cover, black spine... View more info

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Once Upon a Time Long, Long Ago (signed)

By: Shykoff, Henry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Natural Heritage Books/Natural History Inc., 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

From the back cover: "How did we get to be US? Who are WE? This story for the younger reader, set in the period of some 50,000 years ago when an almost explosive change in people's behaviour occurred, addresses these questions." If your child's name is Tommy, then this is the copy for you, because Shykoff has inscribed it thusly on the front end paper: "To Tommy/Henry Shykoff." Although I must admit, parents of non-Tommys won't be turned away from t... View more info

Paddington Takes the Test

By: Bond, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Collins, 1979

Edition: First Edition

The eleventh title in the series featuring Winnie-the-Pooh's only real competition as favourite bear. Red cloth w/silver spine lettering, 126 pages. Moderate general wear, in moderately worn dust jacket w/impressions/scratches, a 1/2" tear to bottom edge of rear panel. View more info

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Peggy Lee, Sophomore

By: Andrews, Anna

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Cupples and Leon, 1932

Edition: First Edition

The fourth title in Andrews's Plantation Series. In this one, Peggy's finds herself in a New York City boarding school, where she tries to clear friends accused of theft. Lists to this title on front flap. Blue cloth w/dark blue illustration/lettering, 209 pages + 1-page advertisement for other Peggy Lee titles, frontispiece illustration. Mild slant, mild cover soil, faint fading to spine, moderately worn corners/spine ends, dusty/moderately soiled edges, previous ow... View more info

Perloo the Bold

By: Avi

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Scholastic Press, 1998

Edition: First Edition

when the leader of a group of furry creatures who are a mixture of prairie dog, jackrabbit and human dies, Perloo learns that he has been named as her successor, but the dead leader's son, who plans to start a war against a tribe of fox-like creatures, feels that the position should be his, and initiates a power struggle to gain control; the author has garnered considerable recognition, including a pair of Newbery Honor Book citations; dj illustration by Marcie Reed; ill... View more info

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Philippa at School

By: Ensdaile, S.K.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, A. & C. Black Ltd., 1928

Edition: First Edition

A girl for whom studying isn't a particularly strong suit is "threatened with no summer holiday away from home unless she gets a better school report." Red cloth w/black lettering/decoration to front cover, black spine lettering, 241 pages, dust jacket illustration (matching frontispiece) by J.H. Hartley. Slant, bumped/lightly worn corners/spine ends, soil along bottom cover edges, foxed page edges, a little light internal soil, in a dust jacket that has fought... View more info

Polar Bear Night

By: Thompson, Lauren

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Scholastic Press, 2004

Edition: First Edition

1st printing w/complete number sequence. A polar bear cub awakens on a cold, clear night, and follows a magical beckoning onto the snow and ice. Illustrated boards, unpaginated. View more info

Purple Hills

By: Waltrip, Lela and Rufus

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Longmans, Green & Co., 1961

Edition: First Edition

Historical fiction. Sequel to 'White Harvest,' "but a story that can be read independently." The Mathis family has claimed an abandoned New Mexico homestead, but after a promising beginning learn why earlier homesteaders left it. 154 pages, illustrated by Christine Price. View more info

QUEEN CAT & Other Stories

By: Dunlop, Beverley

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Auckland, Hodder & Stoughton, 1988

Edition: First Edition

The New Zealand-born author of a number of acclaimed children's novels here presents seven short stories originally published in various issues of 'School Journal' (a publication of the School Publications Branch of the New Zealand Department of Education), and aimed at the six-to-nine-year-old reader. 31 pages. Rubbing, light general wear. View more info

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Read a Zillion Books (signed)

By: Pallotta, Jerry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Katonah, Richard C. Owen Publishers, 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

A title from the publisher's Meet The Author series. This copy inscribed and signed, by Palotta, on title page. Inscription reads, "To Carol.../Keep on reading!/Jerry Pallotta 2005". So if your child's name is Carol, then this is the book for you! Or not. You decide. 33 pages, illustrated. Light general wear. View more info


By: Walters, Eric

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stoddart Kids 74853, 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed on bookplate

1st printing w/complete number sequence. Two boys, one with a troubled past and the other recovering from an accident which has left him in a wheelchair, are forced together, and their friendship may be what each needs. This copy signed by Walters, on a tipped-on Red Maple Award plate affixed to inside front cover. Plate reads "Limited Edition/Author Autographed/(Walters' signature)/Red Maple Award." 262 pages, cover illustration by Sharif Tarabay. Light edg... View more info