CAT 22 B Modern Juveniles 1920+

Catalogue #22, July 2016. ModernJuvenile literature from 1920s onward.
19904 Azor by Crowley, ill Sewell.

Azor.

All the animals in Marblehead talk to Azor, and they tell him really important things, but no one will believe him. He decides to keep quiet about what he has heard until the time when little Pringle wanders off and no one can find her.

$65.00

 

21246 Mouse and his Child by Russell Hoban, ill Lillian Hoban.

The Mouse and His Child.

A broken clockwork mouse and child follow the child's dream of a home and family. Hailed as a classic when it appeared, this is a complex fantasy, full of logical tricks and high adventure. "A rich, disturbing, very touching book" Kirkus. This edition, not uncommon, has always been puzzling to date, it looks newer than 1967 but is certainly early, pre ISBN; it does not feel like a book club.

$65.00

 

20284 Here Comes Kristie by Brock.

Here Comes Kristie.

Elmer and Einer saved their pennies for a horse, good old Kristie. But Kristie had a mind of her own and it took many weekly consultations with Axel before everything was just right, and they could finally go swimming. Told with the cadences of a folk tale and many humorous drawings in text. The first Kristie book.

$65.00

 

20302 Westmark by Alexander 1st SIGNED/INSCRIBED

Westmark.

Theo, an orphan, makes his way from printer's devil to the palace. First in the Westmark trilogy, a political adventure fantasy that draws the reader into an imaginary, but realistic late medieval world. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by author on title page.

$90.00

 

20584 Miss Rivers and Miss Bridges by Symons, ill Pendle.

Miss Rivers and Miss Bridges.

During their London holiday, the two girls transform themselves into the matronly Suffragettes, Miss Rivers and Miss Bridges. Full of hilarious adventures, as Atlanta's clever plots and Pansy's sweetness see them through.

$45.00

 

20541 Four Dolls by Godden, ill Pauline Baynes.

Four Dolls.

Impunity Jane, The Fairy Doll, The Story of Holly and Ivy, Candy Floss. Coloured plates and numerous black and white drawings by Baynes.

$32.00

 

20520 Willie the Squowse by Allan, Quentin Blake ill.

Willie the Squowse.

A sane squirrel tries to do good in a crazy human world. This enchanting tale from a Canadian playwright won The Times Story Competition and was first printed in the Times Saturday Review; here published with many illustrations.

$24.00

 

21457 Brim's Boat by Gaunt

Brim's Boat.

"In a valley deserted by human beings, Brim, the terrier finds an old half-built barge." Though it takes persistence and the support of his friends to build and sail the barge, Brim holds on to his dream. A fine story which should be better known.

$35.00

 

21445 The Court of the Stone Children by Cameron.

The Court of the Stone Children.

Cameron weaves the Napoleonic past with San Francisco of the present in a lovely and gripping American fantasy.

$75.00

 

21514 A Room Made of Windows by Cameron, ill Hyman.

A Room Made of Windows.

Julia becomes a writer, looking out from her special room. A wonderful evocation of earlier times in Berkeley. The first Julia Redfern book as written although placed in time at the center of this excellent series.

$85.00

 

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