Category: Children--Youth--Juvenile


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Red Shift (signed)

By: Garner, Alan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Fontana/Lions 671000, 1977

Edition: 3rd Fontana/Lions edition

Inscription: Signed & Dated by Author

"A contemporary disenchanted Romeo and Juliet story, conducted almost entirely in clipped sardonic dialogue between the lovers [and shifting] frequently, plunging back into Roman Britain and the time of the Civil War, to bloody episodes which took place around the same hill in Cheshire." This copy signed and dated (Alan Garner/4 July 1978) on title page. Tiny sticker pull, light edgewear, moderate general wear. Uncommon signed. View more info



By: Wynne-Jones, Tim

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Toronto, Groundwood Books / House of Anansi Press,

Edition: First Editions

Inscription: Signed by Author

2006 and 2007. The first two stories about eleven-year-old Rex Norton-Norton (soon to be renamed Rex Zero) and his antics in Ottawa after moving there from Vancouver in 1962. 196 & 211 pages, respectively, cover illustrations by Simon Ng. Both copies signed, on title page, by Wynne-Jones. Both copies never read. View more info

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RICH AND HUMBLE, or The Mission of Bertha Grant

By: Optic, Oliver (pseudonym of William T. Adams)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Company,

Edition: Reprint

No date (circa 1910). First of the author's Woodville Stories. Illustrated cloth, 256 pages, illustrated. Cover illustration still bright and attractive. Uncommon in a dust jacket, especially since the jackets were so fragile to begin with; some slant, dusty/moderately soiled edges, off-setting to end papers. Dust jacket missing bottom 2" of spine and triangular piece from upper portion of spine, edgewear, chipping, front panel separated from jacket at right spi... View more info

RUPERT Adventure Book No. 42

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Beaverbrook Newspapers, 1960

Pictures, stories, rhymes, puzzles and games featuring the world's most famous (or second most, depending upon the random sampling asked) bear in children's literature, this time cavorting and exploring at the seaside. Unpaginated. Small chip from top edge of front cover, cover pulled from top staple, almost so from bottom staple, four tiny scribbles at bottom of front cover, creasing, general wear. Amazingly, neither the puzzle nor the picture to be coloured has been so... View more info

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Sabotage in Space, Tom Corbett Space Cadet #7

By: Rockwell, Carey

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap / G&D, 1955

Edition: First Edition

An innocent prank at Space Academy sees Tom and his friends punished with guard duty, but the punishment turns out to be fortuitous in saving "the latest hush-hush project so important to the solar universe." Technical advice provided by Willy Ley. Lists to this title on second end paper and rear panel, with nine Rick Brant titles listed on rear flap. Blue tweed w/black lettering/rocket to front cover, black spine lettering, pictorial end papers, 212 pages. M... View more info

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Scouting on Mystery Trail

By: Smith, Leonard K.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan, 1950

Edition: 8th printing

Bumped/worn/frayed corners/spine ends, a bit of water damage to back cover, minor edge soil, previous owner's notation to front pastedown, previous owner's sticker removed from front end paper, light internal soil. View more info


By: Prelutsky, Jack

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Greenwillow Books/HarperCollins Publishers, 2002

Edition: First Edition

1st printing w/complete number sequence. The author takes a trip to an island which doesn't appear on most maps, and invites his readers to "put on your pith helmet and prepare to explore a wilderness of puns and rhymes where birds, beasts, vegetables, and flowers have been mysteriously scrambled together to create creatures you've never seen before--and are unlikely to meet again!" Illustrated boards, 40 pages, delightfully illustrated. Thin diagonal scratch to ... View more info

Selected Cautionary Verses

By: Belloc, H.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Puffin 67, 1950

Edition: 1st Puffin edition

selections from the author's timeless "Cautionary Tales for Children," "New Cautionary Tales," "The Bad Child's Book of Beasts," "More Beasts for Worse Children," "More Peers," and "Ladies and Gentlemen"; 181 pgs. + 6 pgs. of ads for other Puffin titles; previous owner's name to inside front cover, tanning, general wear; View more info

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Septimus Heap, Book One: MAGYK

By: Sage, Angie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Katherine Tegen Books/HarperCollins/Harper Collins, 2005

Edition: 1st US edition

The first book in the Septimus Heap series. On the same night that the seventh son of a seventh son is pronounced dead and then stolen by a midwife, the alleged stillborn's father finds another newborn, this one a girl with violet eyes, who has been abandoned in the snow. Blue and purple boards w/blind-stamped title/design to front cover, gilt spine lettering, 364 pages. CD in unopened pouch tipped on to front pastedown. Dust jacket w/publisher's original "Magyka... View more info

Seven Little Postmen

By: Brown, Margaret Wise, and Edith Thacher Hurd, Illustrated by Tibor Gergely

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster/Little Golden Book #134, 1952

Pictorial Boards. Good. 1st ed. (A). Small 8vo. an original Little Golden Book, this one following a boy's letter to his grandmother as it makes its way through the US postal system (no mention is mad e of disgruntled guys with semi-automatic weapons, though); impressions, light soil, top portion of foil spine scraped from back cover, previous owner's name (once in owner's square on inside front co ver, once on title page), moderate general wear; View more info


By: Taylor, G.P.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber, 2003

Edition: Special edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

From the rear panel: "This exclusive edition contains the previously unpublished final chapter, revealing what really happened to Raphah, Thomas and Jacob Crane as they sailed away into the sinister arms of the Seloth on board the Magenta./For one of them, there will be no happy ending.../A specially commissioned foreword from the author recounts some of the supernatural folklore legend from Whitby in the North Riding that inspired Shadowmancer." This copy sign... View more info

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Share the Sky (signed)

By: Ye, Ting-xing

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Toronto & New York & Vancouver, Annick Press, 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

A little girl who has been left with her grandparents in China while her parents prepare for her in North America has many worries about her new life once the time comes for her to join them, but when she sees a beautiful kite in her new classroom she knows that everything will be okay. This copy inscribed and signed by Ye, on title page. Unpaginated. Pencil impressions to bottom right corner of front end paper. A nice copy of a charming book. View more info

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Shattered Souls

By: Lindsey, Mary

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Philomel Books / Penguin Young Readers Group, 2011

Edition: First Edition

A Galveston high school student discovers that she can communicate with the dead -- which is an enormous relief, sincer she was afraid that she had inherited her father's schizophrenia (okay, so maybe it's not an enormous relief, since there's a malevolent spirit hell-bent on destroying her, and everybody knows how bitchy dead people can be, but hey, as any teenager will tell you, it's better than ending up like a parent). Black boards w/silver spine lettering, 326 page... View more info

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Silver and Stone (signed)

By: Thompson, J.D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: No Place, Privately published, 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and signed by Thompson, on title page

New Brunswick writer's first book, apparently the first in a projected series known as Bloodlines. Thompson's inscription reads, "To: Ginette/Wishing you all the best./Happy Reading!/J.D. Thompson." So if your name is Ginette, or you know a Ginette, or you plan to someday produce some sort of mutant offspring that you might consider naming Ginette, this is the book for you. Even if you aren't named Ginette, and don't know a Ginette, and have no plans whatsoev... View more info


By: Nicholson, William

Price: $27.50

Publisher: London, Mammoth/Egmont Children's Books, 2001

Edition: First Edition

1st printing w/complete number sequence. Sequel to 'The Wind Singer,' which won the Smarties Gold Award. Blue boards w/gold design/lettering, 340 pages, wraparound dust jacket by Mark Edwards. An unread copy. (A word about our grading: Fine -- or, sometimes, As New -- is our highest grade, and it's down from there. There is simply no grade better than Fine or As New. "Mint" is a word referring to a delightful flavour or an imposing edifice where coins are produce... View more info