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The Sleeping Beauty

By: Evans, C. S.

Price: $7.36

Publisher: London, England, Everyman's Children's Classics: 1993

Seller ID: 001527


This is a beautiful cloth-bound volume of The Sleeping Beauty. It is published by The Everyman's Library for Children, in Children's Classics. The front has a paste-down picture of Sleeping Beauty lying in her bed. Still in publisher's shrink wrap, the lettering is in gold and the spine is gold and black with gold lettering. Included is a ribbon place mark. A beautiful gift for one who loves fairy tales. Pages are approximate. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

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The Sleeping Beauty

By: Evans, C. S.

Price: $7.36

Publisher: London, England, Everyman's Children's Classics: 1993

Seller ID: 001528


This is not your average fairy tale book, but is a beautiful slim cloth-bound illustrated volume. It is published by The Everyman's Library for Children, in Children's Classics. The front has a paste-down picture of Sleeping Beauty lying in her bed. Still in publisher's shrink wrap, the lettering is in gold and the spine is gold and black with gold lettering. Included is a ribbon place mark. A beautiful gift for one who loves fairy tales. Pages are approximate. ; 8vo - o... View more info

The Emperor's New Clothes: an All-Star Retelling of the Classic Fairy Tale

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, NY, Harcourt Brace & Company: 1998

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 003818


Andersen's classic fairy tale is retold using different points of view by twenty-three celebrities and depicted by twenty-three illustrators. You and your children can read the book together, or follow along in the book as you hear the book read to you by celebrities on an included compact disc. The illustrations are marvelous, showing the span of diverse creativity chosen for this book. A benefit for the Starbright Foundation, this edition includes a letter from Steven ... View more info

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Princess Patty in Peace on Earth - Signed

By: Bradford, Betsy

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Northfield, MN, Scope Publishing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003666


Jealous Snooty Witch casts an evil spell on Princess Patty, making everything she touches grow very large. See how four friends help break the spell to bring peace to their land once again. This book is about the power of family self esteem and the importance of people utilizing their own inner beauty. Succeeding in her efforts, Bradford attracted the attention of internationally renowned best-selling author, Dr. Wayne Dyer who wrote Your Erroneous Zones, who has endorse... View more info

Alice in Wonderland and through the Looking Glass

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $5.52

Publisher: Racine, Wisconsin, Whitman Publishing: 1970

Seller ID: CH-01219


Unabridged edition of both stories. Bright pictoral boards. 212 pages, very small water mark at bottom of pages, does not extend to page surface. No other tears or marks noted. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

Pinocchio

By: Collodi, Carlo, Walker, Joseph (translated by)

Price: $5.06

Publisher: Santa Rosa, CA, Classic Press: 1968

Seller ID: CH-01153


Volume 3. Binding is very colorful, worn at all edges. Spine is loose. Story is complete and unabridged. 215 pages, the title page and two pages of the Table of Contents have a small spot on the bottom. Pages are age-yellowed at the edges. 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. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. View more info

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The Turnip

By: De La Mare, Walter

Price: $5.52

Publisher: Jaffrey, New Hampshire, U. S. A., David R Godine Pub: 2000

Edition: First Softcover Edition

Seller ID: 002191


Walter de la Mare's retelling of The Turnip, originally a tale from the Brothers Grimm, is not only an improvement over the original, but a real work of art in its own right. Here are two brothers: One greedy and untrustworthy, the other selfless, compassionate, and poor. Their fates are forever altered by a giant turnip that springs from the good brother's field not long after the appearance of a mysterious, squint-eyed old man. In gorgeous, lush colors, with clever det... View more info

The Pied Piper of Hamelin and Four Other Titles

By: De La Touche, Grace (Re-Told by)

Price: $11.04

Publisher: London, England, Grandreams: 1994

Seller ID: 002488


Included in this set of illustrated childrens books are The Pied Piper of Hamelin, The Tin Soldier, Ali Baba, The Golden Goose, and Tom Thumb. Each book has a brightly colored and illustrated pictorial cover, and each story is told with full-color illustrations. Each book is unpaginated, approximately 58 pages. These books are great to read aloud to your children, and they will gradually be able to read each by themselves! ; 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

Rapunzel, Plus Four Additional Books

By: De La Touche, Grace (Re-Told by)

Price: $11.04

Publisher: London, England, Grandreams: 1994

Seller ID: 002489


These five books will delight any young listener or reader. They include Rapunzel, Gulliver's Travels, Puss in Boots, Thumbelina and Alice in Wonderland. The volumes are unpaginated but are approximately 58 pages each. All are illustrated in full color with pictorial laminated covers. One of the books is missing the lamination for about 1" along the spine. These books are great to read aloud, or for children to read to themselves. They are printed in an easy-to-read ... View more info

Jack the Giant Killer

By: Doyle, Richard (Retold by)

Price: $7.36

Publisher: London, England, David Campbell Publishers: 1999

Seller ID: 001855


Covered in dark blue cloth and gold, this is one of a series of the Everyman's Library Children's Classics. First published in 1888, it is republished here with the same wonderful illustrations and story. This is not Jack and the Beanstalk but the story requires a young boy to slay a giant and includes dragons, a castle, and King Arthur. It is a thrilling story with illustrations throughout, and a ribbon book mark. At the end is a very short biography of the writer. 96 p... View more info

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

By: Dyer, Jane

Price: $5.98

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Grosset & Dunlap: 1986

Seller ID: 001879


A pudgy thick shaped book about Goldilocks. She went into the Bears' house because she was curious to see who lived there. She ate, relaxed on a rocking chair which she broke, and then found a bed to her liking. She didn't wake up until the bears were back and into the bedroom - at that point she jumped up, ran out of the house, and was never seen again by the bears. There is a horizontal crease on the cover; all of the inside pages are very shiny and well-illustrated. A... View more info

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Swan Lake

By: Ephron, Amy (Retold by)

Price: $20.24

Publisher: New York, NY, Harry N Abrams Inc: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004000


This is a beautiful rendition of Swan Lake, starring Nina Ananiashvili as the prima ballerina. Written to interest children, the story is of an evil sorcerer attempting to thwart Prince Siegfried's love for Princess Odette. It was performed at the Kuskovo Palace, Moscow, Russia. This lovely ballet is captured by the photographer with words by Amy Ephron. The lake and the palace work in a wonderfully dramatic way during all parts of the dance. Preface and Introduction are... View more info

Politically Correct Bedtime Stories

By: Garner, James Finn

Price: $5.52

Publisher: Old Tappan, Nj, U. S. A., MacMillan Publishing Company, Incorporated: 1994

Seller ID: CH23014


This is a book of fairy tales that have been adapted for political correctness. 13 stories are included. Little Red Riding Hood, The Emperor's New Clothes, Rapunzel, Goldilocks, Chicken Little, Jack and the Beanstalk, and several others. The spine top is a bit bent. 79 pages, no marks or tears. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

Moonlight & Fairyland

By: Housman, Laurence

Price: $18.40

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002426


Moonlight and Fairyland is a timeless collection of stories, dating from 1894, by the author of Victoria Regina. It is a world of enchantment where the most spectacular things happen all the time. A terrible dream is reason enough to transform the nine daughters of a poor forester into peahens on the advice of a Royal Family fairy. A magical pair of shoes helps a young man discover why the sleek golden hair of twelve fair princesses mysteriously disappears in the night. ... View more info

The Nose Tree

By: Hutton, Warwick (Retold by)

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Atheneum: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002698


This wonderful book is illustrated with watercolors. Three soldiers, returning from the hard-fought wars, were down on their luck. They had very little money and no prospects for jobs. But, because of their kindness to a small, ugly man who comes to their forest campfire one night, these three soldiers are each rewarded with a special gift. The jacket is in a protective cover and is price clipped. There is a library label on the jacket spine, and a library pocket on the ... View more info

Great Illustrated Fairy Tales

By: Larkin, Rochelle [Adapted by]

Price: $7.36

Publisher: New York, Baronet Books: 1994

Seller ID: 000863


Well-illustrated (black and white) oversized book of fairy tales. Eleven stories, including The Pied Piper, The Princess and the Pea, Tom Thumb, The Brave Little Tailor, The Two Brothers, and others. Nice sturdy book. 238 pages, no marks or tears. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Great Illustrated Fairy Tales

By: Larkin, Rochelle [Adapted by]

Price: $7.36

Publisher: New York, Baronet Books: 1994

Seller ID: 000864


Well-illustrated oversized book of fairy tales. 17 stories, including Little Red Riding Hood, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, The Three Little Pigs, The Well of the World's End, The Gingerbread Man, Henny Penny, The Evil Enchanger, The Golden Goose, and many others. 239 pages, no marks or tears. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

One Minute Favorite Fairy Tales

By: Lewis, Shari

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Garden City NY, Doubleday: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003081


This delightful collection contains 20 of Shari and Lamb Chop's favorite fairy tales from around the world, stories that have captivated kids for generations. Each tale has been carefully condensed so as not to lose an ounce of its enchantment, making this the perfect book for the busy parent - guaranted to instantly charm children and provide youngsters with the fun of being able to memorize and retell these stories on their own. Pictorial cover. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12... View more info