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Barbie LIVE

By: Birnbach, Lisa

Price: $21.16

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Universe Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003208


Imagine Barbie as a nightclub singer, race-car driver, or presidential candidate. Picture her as a graceful ballet dancer on pointe, as a leather-clad biker babe on the back of a Harley, or as the great film icons - Audrey Hepburn, Judy Garlen, Elizabeth Taylor. In Barbie LIVE she is all of this and more. Barbie acts out her fabulous dreams, adopting a new persona on every page and having the time of her life. In spectacular designer clothing from Bob Mackie, Vera Wang, ... View more info

Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $5.98

Publisher: United Kingdom, MacMillan Pub Ltd: 1998

Seller ID: 001737


The text and pictures are reproduced her exactly as they were in the first edition, published by Macmillan in 1872. Alice's second set of adventures takes her through the looking-glass into a giant chess game, where she has to learn how to live backwards. On the way to becoming a Queen, Alice meets a host of nonsense characters including Tweedledee, Tweedledum and Humpty Dumpty. 224 pages, 50 illustrations. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

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Alice in Wonderland and through the Looking Glass

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $25.76

Publisher: New York, Books, Inc.:

Seller ID: 002456


This is book #3 in Book for Boys and Girls from this publisher. It includes both stories, and is well-illustrated in black & white. There is no date, but it is an early printing, probably around the 1920s. The binding is blue, with a leather look; the printing is in black. There is wear at the corners and both spine ends, a bit of wear along the spine edge, and wear along the bottom edges. An 'x' was made on the page tops with a dark marker, 2 thin lines about 1" eac... View more info

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Goblins! : a Survival Guide and Fiasco in Four Parts

By: Froud, Brian; Berk, Ari

Price: $25.76

Publisher: New York, Harry N Abrams Inc: 2004

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 003050


This collaboration of Ari Berk (text) and Brian and Wendy Froud (art and 3D goblinizations) produced a truly odd and humorous volume. Throughout the book are wonderful 'photographs' of goblins and information about their habits, their history, and themselves. Unfortunately, some of the goblins got hold of the manuscript and in a big, red crayon changed some of the wording here, added some wording there, clearly attempting to make the most of themselves. Also included, lu... View more info

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Concert of the Season: a Dozen Czech Stories for Children

By: Hartl, Pavel

Price: $13.80

Publisher: Prague, Czech Republic, Claret: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003991


This is a collection of twelve short stories for children. The type is a bit larger and the stories are imaginative. Selections include the title story, The Missed Class, The Lion in the Hospital, The Kept Promise, The Ticklish Bench and several more. Each lists the illustrator; this book has full-color drawings and paintings. The binding is pictorial; the back has photographs and brief biographies of the illustrators. The spine ends are slightly bent. The end papers are... View more info

Island of the Aunts/secret of Platform 13 Flip Book

By: Ibbotson, Eva

Price: $5.06

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Puffin Books: 2001

Seller ID: 001852


THE ISLAND OF THE AUNTS begins with 5 girls coming to an island with their widowed father, looking for a new life. They found a lovely, deserted place, abandoned and in ruin. So they began to repair the house, learned to fish and all things the Islanders had done before they left. The sisters worked from dawn to dusk; two sisters left the island and the ones left suddenly realized they may die some day, so they had to look for good, honest people to carry on their work w... View more info

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Palazzo Inverso

By: Johnson, D. B.

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, NY, Houghton Mifflin & Co.: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004037


In this playful story inspired by the impossible buildings of the artist M. C. Escher, Mauk's master is building a grand Palazzo. When something strange and wonderful happens, Mauk is catapulted into a topsy-turvy world. The author draws us into an astounding world where the reader turns Mauk on his head and sends him all the way back to his story's beginning in a dazzling endless loop. A fun book. ; Folio - over 12 - 15" tall View more info

Step Into Narnia: a Journey through the Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

By: Kirk, E. J. ; Based On The Book by C. S. Lewis

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper Collins Publishers: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004030


Now even the youngest child can share in the magic in this full-color journey through the Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe. This book is packed with fun facts and exciting adventures with the heroes, villains and creatures of Narnia. This fresh, interactive guide is perfect for young fans (they recommend ages 8 and up) of this movie. Original artwork and movie images will pull readers into the magical world of Narnia and the beginning of a great adventure. ; 4to - over 9... View more info

Perrywinkle and the Book of Magic Spells

By: Madsen, Ross Martin

Price: $18.46

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Dial Books For Young Readers: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001813


You jerk, Perrywinkle. You always try to be different. " Perrywinkle is different. His dad is the Great Wizard. His pet is a talking crow named Nevermore. And he is a wizard-in-training, guided by The Book of Magic Spells. Perrywinkle also wants to be popular in school, but it's not easy when just spelling W-A-T-E-R-F-A-L-L almost drowns the entire class. Turning Buster's sandwich into a spider and Dinah and Polly into frogs doesn't help either. It looks like Perrywi... View more info

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King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table

By: Mallory, Sir Thomas (edited by Lanier, Sidney)

Price: $13.80

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1979

Seller ID: 001266


The story of King Arthur and his Knights. The book begins with the coming of Arthur, through the adventures they had, to the supposed passing of Arthur. Still there was treachery as Sir Mordred caused letters to be written that looked like they came across the sea, saying that Sir Mordred was now King, since King Arthur was dead. King Mordred was the King of England and felt he could do what he wanted; he decided King Arthur should be no more. A great book, the cover is ... View more info

The Spirit of the Wild - Signed

By: McGowen, Tom

Price: $20.24

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown And Company: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002676


This fantasy book for teens is about Amy, a young Wisconsin girl whose story culminates in a life-and-death struggle with an ancient demonic force known as The Spirit of the Wild. It also includes a journey into the earth to another world where a tribe of Indians no bigger than small children hold Amy and her friends captive. Tom McGowen is a master of fantasy and suspense writing - let his novel sweep you away! 104 pages, the book is covered in dark blue cloth with blac... View more info

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The Great Kettles: a Tale of Time

By: Morrissey, Dean

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, NY, Harry N Abrams Inc: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003951


In Morrissey's first novel, Ship of Dreams, he introduced us to Joey. Now in this new story, Joey "invents" a time machine so he can sneak off to see his best friend, Henry, who still lives in Joey's old neighborhood. Sitting in his machine, Joey suddenly begins flying around the attic of the new house, growing smaller and smaller, until he flies right into a label on an old fruit box and ends up in the land of the Great Kettles. He meet extraordinary residents, ... View more info

Firebird

By: Pirotta, Saviour

Price: $12.88

Publisher: Somerville, MA, Templar Books: 2010

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 004038


The blindingly beautiful firebird has been stealing King Vaslav's golden-skinned apples, but who will be able to catch this dazzling thief? Rendered in a series of atmospheric paintings, the spellbinding retelling of the classic Russian folktale takes you on the perilous adventure that inspired the famous ballet: A glorious quest for something so bright, it illuminates the human heart. A wonderful story rewritten for children. ; Folio - over 12 - 15" tall View more info

The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood

By: Pyle, Howard

Price: $7.38

Publisher: Santa Rosa, CA, Classic Press: 1968

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: CH-01156


Volume 9. Binding is very colorful, very slight wear at the corners. On back of spine in the middle is a hole, otherwise the binding is fine and tight. 279 pages, edges of pages are slightly yellow at edges, otherwise fine. These books are educational as well as fun to read. Words that may not be familiiar are defined in the margin, often with an illustration. Other volumes are available - search this bookstore using keyword "Classic. " 4to - over 9¾" - 12... View more info

The Hutchinson Treasury of Children's Literature

By: Sage, Alison (edited by) ; Blake, Quentin (Foreword by)

Price: $18.40

Publisher: London, England, Hutchinson Childrens Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004025


This large volume, beautifully illustrated primarily in color, is divided into four parts. Part One contains Youngest Picture Books & Rhymes; Part Two contains Older Picture Books, Poems, Fairy Tales & Stories, including Thumbelina, The Polar Express, and The Twelve Dancing Princesses among others. Part Three has Extracts From Younger Fiction, Poems & Traditional Stories, including The Story of Dr. Dolittle, The Wizard of Oz, and The Listeners. Part Four encompasses Extr... View more info

The Golden Mare, the Firebird, and the Magic Ring

By: Sanderson, Ruth (Retold by)

Price: $13.80

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown & Company: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003721


"Brave deeds and wondrous magic come together in this tale based on classic Russian folklore. A young huntsman named Alexi leaves home seeking adventure and fortune. Instead, he finds the Golden Mare, who pledges eternal loyalty in exchange for sparing her life. With the mare's help, Alexi becomes the Tsar's best huntsman, but then the jealous Tsar presents him with several impossible tasks, threatening to have him killed if he fails. The final task is to win Yelena ... View more info

The Feather Merchants and Other Tales of the Fools of Chelm

By: Sanfield, Steve

Price: $8.28

Publisher: New York, Orchard Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002853


This entertaining volume includes thirteen folk tales of The Fools of Chelm. In the town of Chelm, seven and seven are eleven. It's a matter of local logic. Also in Chelm, Berish the Shammes, so his feet shouldn't mar the beauty of any newly fallen snow while alerting merchants to the coming Sabbath, stands on a table and is carried aloft by four other Chelmites. Is that foolish? Master storyteller Steve Sanfield has listened with fond ear to the centuries-old echoes of ... View more info

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Hey Kid, Want to Buy a Bridge?

By: Scieszka, Jon

Price: $6.90

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Penguin Putnam Books For Young Readers: 2002

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 002152


Told at a quicksilver pace, the stories are furious and funny. " - Booklist. Joe, Sam, and Fred thought they'd just stay safely in their neighborhood and work on Sam's newest invention. But somehow they've landed on top of one very high Brooklyn Bridge tower. Looking across to Manhattan, they don't see any skyscrapers. The Statue of Liberty is missing. So is most of the Brooklyn Bridge for that matter! The Time Warp Trio has accidently cross-wired The Book with Sam's... View more info

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The Little Broomstick

By: Stewart, Mary

Price: $12.88

Publisher: Great Britain, Brockhampton Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004079


This is a charming children's chapter book about a ten-year-old girl named Mary who was packed off to her great-aunt when her parents were going to visit America for a month. She was terribly bored, and the people living in the house were somewhat crotchety. However, while there she found a smallish broomstick and Mary, with a black cat, began to get around town in the most amazing way. Larger print, black & white illustrations. The binding is purple cloth. The first chi... View more info

The Treasure Box

By: Stokes, Penelope J.

Price: $13.80

Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee, U. S. A., W Publishing Group: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 003192


The beautiful, painted-tin box in the antique store looks like just the thing for tasteful, practical storage - and tasteful and practical are key words for Vita Kirk. So is routine - the comfortable routine of her job as a travel writer. So is safety - the emotional safety of her carefully planned, controlled, intentionally solitary life. But then lightening strikes. Vita's dependable computer begins to act strangely. That beautiful-but-practical painted-tin box takes o... View more info

The Wishing Jar

By: Stokes, Penelope J.

Price: $10.12

Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee, U. S. A., W Publishing Group: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 003193


The Wishing Jar. It's a family heirloom, with a magical legend attached. But Abbey and Edith and Neal Grace know the Wishing Jar isn't really magic. But the Jar does wield some elusive force. It's red-and-gold phoenix is a symbol of survival - of life rising from the ashes. For nearly a hundred years, the Wishing Jar has been inexplicably linked to a lineage of strong Quinn women. The Wishing Jar does lead the elder Quinn on a journey somewhere between past and present -... View more info

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His Majesty's Elephant

By: Tarr, Judith

Price: $10.12

Publisher: Orlando, Florida, U. S. A., Harcourt Childrens Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001850


His Majetsy's elephant is Abul Abbas, a gift of the Caliph Haron al-Rashid to his friend Charlemagne, Emperor of the West. Along with the elephant comes a golden talisman containing a fragment of the True Cross. Along with the talisman comes trouble. Only Charlemagne's daughter Rowan, whose mother was a witch, and her friend Kerrec, the elephant's keeper, know how much trouble. These two youg people understand magic. But do they understand it enough? The is a brilliant a... View more info

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The Boy Who Could Fly Without a Motor

By: Taylor, Theodore

Price: $7.36

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Childrens Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001562


Jon Jeffers is the loneliest nine-year-old on Earth. It's 1935, Franklin D. Roosevelt is president, and it is a time of thrilling scientific advancements in the world. But Jon is stuck on a tiny rocky island nineteen miles off the coast of San Francisco with his mother, his lighthouse-keeper father, and his only friend, a dog named Smacks. If only Jon could fly, he could escape this forsaken pile of rocks - and the ghosts of the shipwrecked sailors who haunt it - and hav... View more info

Around the World in 80 Days

By: Verne, Jules B.

Price: $23.92

Publisher: New York, Golden Press: 1962

Seller ID: 002593


This Golden Illustrated Classic tells the magnificient story written by Jules Verne of going around the world in 80 days. Consists of 37 chapters, and is illustrated in color. 219 pages. The binding has a tear along the front gutter at the bottom - 2" long, which has been partially repaired. Very bright illustrations and colorful language make this a terrific for a pre-teen to read! 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. View more info