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Crosspatch... Broderip/Thomas Hood, ill hand coloured plates. Griffith 1865

Crosspatch, the Cricket and the Counterpane.

"A patchwork of story and song" a long fantasy involving two children and the strange characters. Beautifully coloured plates, still very bright. Frances and Thomas (Tom Hood) were the children of the poet Thomas Hood the Elder. They collaborated on a series of young children's books.
Note: This book is SOLD.

$115.00

 

19475 Blumen-KInder - Erica von Kager

Blumen-Kinder.

A very pretty set of paintings by a Swiss artist of imaginary flower and insect people set in fields, meadows, fields, and a garden.

$20.00

 

21581 Ant and Bee and the ABC by Banner.

Ant and Bee and the ABC.

A clever ABC: Ant and Bee lose their hats and go looking at the "Lost things saved in boxes place". No luck in the A-Z boxes, but then they found a box called "funny things" and there were the hats! "0" in series but published later, sort of a prequel Note: This book has been sold.

$85.00

 

Meet Posy Bates.

Posy loves all animals, and keeps herself busy with spiders, a walking stick, a ladybug, and a hedgehop since she can't have a dog. Then comes the wild pet show! A beginning chapter book by a fine writer.

$8.00

 

16463 The Girl Who Loved Caterpillars by Jean Merrill, Floyd Cooper, illus

The Girl Who Loved Caterpillars.

A retelling of a story found on a twelfth century scroll, in which a young girl chooses her own interests and her own life.

$25.00

 

Trouble in Bugland; a collection of Inspector Mantis mysteries.

A entomological tribute to Sherlock Holmes, featuring the brilliant mind of Inspector Mantis and his companion Dr. Hopper.

$6.00

 

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