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THE STORY OF PINOCCHIO
No author listed. Illustrated by J. Pavlin; G. Seda.
Stock no. 2126423
Published by Octopus Books Ltd.. 1st 1979. Very good condition.
Octopus Pop-up Picture Stories. Square format. White glazed pictorial boards. 6 pop-up scenes. ISBN: 0706410270. Covers are unevenly browned. Pop-ups in very good working order.
THE TREE THE BOOK THAT TRANSFORMS INTO A WORK OF ART
Written by Steve Marsh.
Stock no. 2126327
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 2018. Slightly better than very good condition.
Colour pictorial boards. This elegant book celebrates the beauty and abundance of the forest. Exquisite illustrations of leaves, fruits and branches accompany a lyrical text that describes the features of more than 50 species of tree. Press-out sections enable you to reveal the outlines of the shapes and transform your book into a work of art. ISBN: 9780233005614. Some wear to cover corners and edges. Contents are fine - no pages have been pressed-out.
8192 CRAZY PEOPLE
No author listed. Illustrated by Walter Trier.
Stock no. 2126324
Published by Atrium Press Ltd.. Slightly better than very good condition.
Spiral bound, pictorial boards. Pages divided into three-parts to turn over and make 8192 crazy people. Some wear to covers, especially on corners. Contents are excellent.
CHUCK & DI HAVE A BABY
Written by John Boswell; Patty Brown; Will Elder.
Stock no. 1610698
Published by Corgi. 1ST 1982. Nearly fine condition.
Large format, card wraps. A delightful paper doll book featuring Charles, Diana and the first offspring. ISBN: 0552990094. Contents unused.
ABC IN LIVING MODELS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2125756
Published by Bookano Strand Publications Ltd.. Circa 1949. Almost very good condition.
Bookano Series. A book in which all the letters of the alphabet stand up in life-like form when the pages open. Blue cloth spine, pictorial boards. Covers are very grubby and marks; pen to rear cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper, which also has corner tip torn off. All pop-ups are in excellent working order. Some foxing. Rear endpapers/pastedown has pen doodles.
PLAYING AT HOME
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Sabine Schweitzer.
Stock no. 2125459
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1955. Very good condition.
A novelty book. Spiral bound. Oblong format. With push out characters and opening doors etc, Some scuff marks to covers Foxing and a few margin marks. 1 x daddy and 3 Wags (the Dog) characters are MISSING, rest are present in little paper bag.
MY SURPRISE BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 2125251
Published by Young World Productions. Almost very good condition.
Spiral bound, stiff card covers. Only a few pages long, with lift-the-flaps to every page, including front and rear covers! Easy-to-read captioned text. Some creasing and browning to covers. Lift-the-flap to rear cover has torn off, rest are all in very good working order.
WHERE'S MY BABY?
Written by H.A. Rey. Illustrated by H.A. Rey.
Stock no. 2125250
Published by Chatto & Windus; Jarrold & Sons. Circa 1950. Almost very good condition.
Pictorial boards, spiral bound. Large open-out colour illustrations with small paragraph of text opposite. A lovely learning book for children. Scuffing and wear to corners and edges of covers. A few marks also to covers. Light foxing to some pages. Illustrations are still lovely and bright.
Written by Ronald Kidd. Illustrated by Mike Royer; Stan Drake; Cris Palomino.
Stock no. 2125211
Published by Western Publishing Company, Inc.. 1st USA 1991. Very good condition.
American edition. Golden Sound Story. This electronic storybook comes alive with sound! Read the story, press the matching SoundPicture and listen to the sounds! Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0307747034. Sound is NOT working (new batteries needed). Contents are excellent!
THE BLACK PEARL: A POP-UP PIRATE SHIP
Written by Rich Thomas. Illustrated by Jean-Paul Orpinas; Marco Colletti.
Stock no. 1815951
Published by Disney Press. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition.
Disney: Pirates of the Caribbean. Relive the story of the Black Pearl in this fearsome pop-up book. Contains punch-out figures featuring nasty pirate villains and the Pearl's swashbuckling crew, including, of course, the notorious Captain Jack Sparrow. Large format. Blue pictorial glazed boards. Paper engineering by Wayne Kalama. ISBN: 9781423108085. Vertical crease to spine. Contents unused.
THE REAL SKY-BLUE
Written by Bela Balazs. Illustrated by Mary Shillabeer.
Stock no. 2124729
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1936. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
The story is about the son of a poor washer woman. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. With one moveable piece and fold out picture. Fading to cover edges. Corners are bumped; chipping to base of spine. Some browning. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Creasing to edge of fold-out page.
ALI BABA AND THE FORTY THIEVES
No author listed. Illustrated by Dinah.
Stock no. 1610251
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons. c. 1954. Very good condition.
A Father Tuck "Come To Life" Little Book. Small format. Red spine, pictorial boards. Colour text illustrations and two lovely pop-up scenes. Board edges rubbed. A little damage and surface loss to red spine. Inscription to inside front board and title page.