20916 Bad Day at Riverbend. Van Allsburg

Bad Day at Riverbend.

Tangled lines of color turn out to make a joke at the end.



20915 The Mediterranean.

The Mediterranean.

Interesting well-illustrated short articles on classical sites surrounding the Mediterranean, Tarxien, Knossos, Mycenae, Delphi, Epidaurus, Rhodes, Leptis Magna, Hagia Sophia, Mistra, The Topkapi Palace.



20914  Don Quixote. ill Boix

Don Quixote.

"...being a faithful translation and adaptation ... of the first part of Cervantes' original classic published in 1605" Detailed little pictures throughout the text and large coloured illustrations by an artist living in Valencia.



20912 Paddy's Pay-Day Alexandra Day

Paddy's Pay-Day

Paddy's mistress gives him a little green purse with his share of the take from his work as an entertainer. The story follows him around town as he uses his money to buy food and flowers and go to a matinee. (Lassie with Elizabeth Taylor) An almost wordless fantasy with full page paintings.



20913 Mardi Gras! Coil

Mardi Gras!

Large sumptuous photographs of New Orleans at Mardi Gras, from a little history to the street clean up. NOTE: This book has been SOLD.



20911 Por el mar de las Antillas Guillen

Por el mar de las Antillas anda un barco de papel.

33 poems, some riddles, of Nicolas Guillen (1902 - 1989) a famous Afro-Cuban poet. The illustrator of this new edition is also a Cuban, living in Spain. In Spanish.



20908 Little Garden People and what they do. Sharp

Little Garden People and what they do.

In the tradition of semifantastical nature books. The insects, somewhat humanized, are very large and intensely bright on this soft 30's paper. NOTE: This book has been sold.



20907 A Calf is Born Kaizuki

A Calf is Born.

A cow on a cold winter night gives birth and we see the first day of a new calf learning to stand and drink.



20906 Sun-Day, Moon-Day, how the week was made.Gilchrist

Sun-Day, Moon-Day, how the week was made.

Each day of the week includes a page or two of information and then a myth or folk tale. Liberally illustrated. Note: This book has been sold.



20905 Dear Peter Rabbit. Ada

Dear Peter Rabbit.

Imaginary letters among several friends: Peter Rabbit and nursery story characters. NOTE: This book has been SOLD.



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