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GOODNIGHT
No author listed. Illustrated by Marjan Van Zeyl.
Stock no. 1807951
Published by Wynstones Press. 1st 2007. Very good condition.

A board book that opens out into five different paintings. Accompanied by a poem. Oblong format. Edges rubbed.

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HIAWATHA'S CHILDHOOD
Written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Illustrated by Errol Le Cain.
Stock no. 1807950
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1984. Fine condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Full-page colour illustrations. A short passage from The Song Of Hiawatha. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE CHILD IN THE BAMBOO GROVE
Written by Rosemary Harris. Illustrated by Errol Le Cain.
Stock no. 1807949
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1st 1971. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A favourite Japanese tale. Pictorial boards. Beautiful colour illustrations by Le Cain, remarkably true to the spirit of Japanese art. Corners rubbed. Covers nice and bright. Contents fine. Price-cut pictorial wrapper is lightly rubbed at corners. A very nice copy.

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JENNIFER GOES TO SCHOOL
Written by Gee Denes.
Stock no. 1807948
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1945. Very good condition.

Beige cloth, blue titles. Colour pictorial endpapers. Illustrated with colour photographs. 38 pages. Boards slightly grubby. Name and address in ink to front endpaper. Pencil inscription to verso of front endpaper. Otherwise contents very good.

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IF AT FIRST YOU DO NOT SEE
Written by Ruth Brown. Illustrated by Ruth Brown.
Stock no. 1807947
Published by Andersen Press. 1985. Very good condition.

Caterpillar searches for something to eat but all is not as it seems... Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Interesting colour illustrations. Top & tail of spines worn, corners lightly rubbed. Fingermarks to verso of front endpaper else contents clean. Lower corners lightly creased where corner was bumped.

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THE MAGIC ROUNDABOUT THERE GOES DOUGAL!
Written by Serge Danot; Jane Carruth.
Stock no. 1807946
Published by Odhams Books. 1968. Very good condition.

Based on the popular BBC television series. Colour illustrations. Corners rubbed. Contents fine.

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KERI THE WONDERFUL KIWI WHO FLEW
Written by H.R. Hopkins. Illustrated by H.R. Hopkins.
Stock no. 1807945
Published by A.H. & A.W. Reed. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Who ever heard of a kiwi getting airborne?... Matt pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Corners lightly worn, covers nice and clean. Inscription in ink to front endpaper else contents clean. Pictorial wrapper is edge-worn with a few closed tears and has a large strip missing from top of rear panel.

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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Harry Rountree.
Stock no. 1807944
Published by The Children's Press. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine with blue title. Colour pictorial boards, front picture of the fox and the stork. 8 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. First fable is The Eagle and the Fox. Edges rubbed, corners worn. Boards marked. Cloth spine damp stained. Endpapers browned. Front joint pulled between front endpaper and half-title page. Frontis starting to detach from lower edge. Scattered foxspots and a few grubby marks throughout. Hinges pulled. all plates present.

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THE ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATED ALICE IN WONDERLAND
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by John Tenniel; Martina Selway.
Stock no. 1807943
Published by Castle Books. 1st thus US 1978. Very good condition.

The original Tenniel illustrations specially coloured for this edition. Pictorial boards. 80 pages. American Edition. Edges rubbed, boards a little grubby. A few faint margin marks else contents clean.

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THE BUTTERFLY BALL AND THE GRASSHOPPER'S FEAST
Written by William Plomer; Richard Fitter; Edward G. Atkins. Illustrated by Alan Aldridge.
Stock no. 1807942
Published by Grossman. 1st US 1975. Very good condition.

American Edition revised by Edward G. Atkins. The gadfly, dormouse, mole, hare, and other creatures prepare for the elegant, glittering Butterfly Ball and Grasshopper Feast. Nature notes on each animal are appended by Richard Fitter. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. 28 colour full page colour illustrations. Written in verse. Corners bumped and lightly rubbed. Spine browned. Light page edge-browning else contents clean.

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BELINDA'S TRICYCLE
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1807941
Published by Sandle Brothers Ltd.. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Pink glazed boards. Colour endpapers show two children feeding pigeons. Colour illustrations throughout. Written for the young. Spine faded. Contents fine.

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CHAMBRE A LOUET AU MUSEE
No author listed. Illustrated by Jan Pienkowski.
Stock no. 1807940
Published by Editions du Seuil. 1996. Very good condition.

Original published as 'Botticelli's Bed and Breakfast'... this is the French language edition. Tall format, glazed pictorial boards. A pop-up book with all sorts of weird and wonderful rooms, opens out 360 degrees. Paper engineered by Rodger Smith and Helen Balmer. An amazing 3-dimensional book.

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