catalog 19

A Stranger at Green Knowe.

The old manor house becomes a place of friendship for Ping, a Chinese boy who has lived in refugee camps, and Hanno, a giant gorilla who has escaped from a London zoo. NOTE: This book has been sold.



The Tall Book of Nursery Tales.

Little Red Riding Hood, City Mouse, Gingerbread Boy, Foolish Milkmaid, Ugly Duckling, Three Bears, Three Billy Goats Gruff, Little Wee Woman, Little Red Hen... more. The familiar coloured lithos on every other spread are very bright and deep.
Note: This book has been SOLD



Zheng Banqiao Tries a Rock.

The famed artist and writer Zheng Banqiao (1693 - 1765) deals cleverly with the false witness of the riffraff and evil landlord in his court and collects money for a poor old man.



Hopper's Easter Surprise (Hoppel und der Osterhase).

In a sweet, quiet book, Hoppel, a white Arctic hare, decides he wants to be an Easter bunny, and he and his new friend ask the hen for two eggs to decorate, but it's hard to carry them home.



Geography Can be Fun.

When he was four, George asked his father where north was but there didn't seem to be anything there. That made George mad, so he kept on asking questions about Geography. Actually a good little beginning geography text, very clear.



Night Cars.

One snowy winter night, the author's little son couldn't sleep. Here is what they saw out the window: "Night cars humming through the snow/Night cars drifting/Night cars slow.." A perfect father and son book.



Where's Julius?

A large appealing Burningham baby.



And Miss Carter Wore Pink.

Scenes from an Edwardian childhood: large detailed paintings with text beneath; "the best Christmas card of a decade" John Fowles.



'In the beginning,' said Great Aunt Jane.

Great Aunt Jane used to tell the author charming tales about God: how he polished the sun with Brasso and took care of the lost dogs and cats.



Miss Carter Came With Us.

Primitive paintings of Miss Carter's outings in the early days of this century.



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