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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

 

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!

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$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

 

Shy Stegosaurus of Cricket.. by Lampman / Buel ill. Doubleday (1955) JLG Bk Club

The Shy Stegosaurus of Cricket Creek.

Exploring the desert around their home, Jean and Judy find an amiable stegosaurus. George helps them save their family ranch and tries his best in all things, given his pea-sized brain. Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD

$30.00

 

Paji by Esther Kiviat / Harold Price, ill. McGraw-Hill, 1946, 1st printing.

Paji.

Paji ran away from his elephant carving job at his uncle's Big Cheap Elephant Factory. He and his dreamy bullock friend Push-ba ran to an ancient dagoba and there Paji made beautiful carvings, each different. A charming story in fluid three colour lithos.
THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD

$25.00

 

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.

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$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

 

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