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THE WILD HAMSTER
Written by Alain Vaes. Illustrated by Alain Vaes.
Stock no. 2140566
Published by Little, Brown and Company. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Dark orange cloth with gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0316895040. Foxing to a few pages, especially title page. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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JOHNNY CROW'S GARDEN A PICTURE BOOK
Written by L. Leslie Brooke. Illustrated by L. Leslie Brooke.
Stock no. 2140507
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1954. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

White cloth spine with red title, red cloth sides with white title and colour pictorial onlay to front. Full page colour plates & b/w text drawings. Text in rhyme. Foxing to prelims, outer page edges and last few pages; A few hinges are a bit pulled. One colour plate is detached, but loosely inserted; creased along margin. Wrapper has edge-creasing and small tears; tape repairs (showing through) to verso; some marks.

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THE FAIRY CARAVAN
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 2140506
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1956. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

The story of William and Alexander's Travelling Circus but this is no ordinary circus - Alexander is a Highland Terrier and William is Pony Billy who pulls the caravan. A longer story for older children, originally published in the US in 1929 but not in the UK until 1952. New edition. Delightful colour plates and b/w drawings. Green boards, green titles and vignette. 225 pages. 8 x 6". Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with some tape repairs; a little loss.

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BABAR'S TRAVELS
Written by Jean De Brunhoff. Illustrated by Jean De Brunhoff.
Stock no. 2140395
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 5th 1947. Almost very good condition.

Very large format. Red cloth spine. Blue pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some scuffing to covers; small patch of surface paper damage to rear cover. Browning and foxing to spine. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Some other margin marks. Illustrations are still nice and bright.

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BUT CHARLIE WASN'T LISTENING
Written by Tatiana Balkoff Drowne. Illustrated by Helen Meredith.
Stock no. 2140391
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Beige boards with dark brown title to spine and drawing to front cover. Two-tone illustrations throughout. Light bumping and wear to spine. A few marks to covers. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Grubby mark to title page. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and chipping; a few small tears but minimal loss.

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CYRIL AND PAT
Written by Emily Gravett. Illustrated by Emily Gravett.
Stock no. 2140328
Published by Two Hoots. 1st thus 2019. Slightly better than very good condition.

Oblong format. Colour illustrations. Cyril is a squirrel, Pat is a rat. No one thinks they should be friends...but why not? ISBN: 9781509857289.

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MOUSE HOUSE
Written by John Burningham. Illustrated by John Burningham.
Stock no. 2140325
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 2017. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Easy to read text. ISBN: 9780857551771.

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TACLUS TIDY
Written by Emily Gravett; Mari George. Illustrated by Emily Gravett.
Stock no. 2140318
Published by Rily Publications Ltd. 1st 2016. Fine condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Adaption to Welsh Language by George. Text in Welsh and English. ISBN: 9781849673426.

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TOO MUCH STUFF!
Written by Emily Gravett. Illustrated by Emily Gravett.
Stock no. 2140317
Published by Two Hoots. 1st 2020. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. A funny rhyming story set in the same forest as the bestselling 'Tidy', all about the perils of having too much stuff! ISBN: 9781509857333.

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by John Burningham.
Stock no. 2140316
Published by Puffin Books. 1st thus 2018. Slightly better than very good condition.

Colour pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. First published in this edition by Kestrel Books in 1983, this is the Reissue edition 2018. ISBN: 9780241353431. Some light wear to cover edges. Pale page edge browning.

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A HOUSE IN TOWN
Written by William Mayne. Illustrated by Sarah Fox-Davies.
Stock no. 2140272
Published by Walker Books Ltd. 1ST 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0744507278. Bumping to corners. Wrapper is faded to spine.

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THE NICHOLAS THOMAS STORY BOOK
Written by Kitty Styles. Illustrated by Mary Kendal Lee.
Stock no. 2140209
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1949. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth spine. Yellow pictorial boards, front cover shows Nicholas Thomas with mother, mouse, 2 geese and squirrel with dustpan and brush in hand. 1st story is The Crab who was Contrary. 126 pages. Two tone illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; chipping and bumping along cover edges. Scuffing to covers. Inscription in ink to belongs to page. Some foxing and grubby marks.

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