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WINSLOW AND HIS BATHTUB
Written by Colin West. Illustrated by Colin West.
Stock no. 731015
Published by Dennis Dobson. 1st 1980. Nearly fine condition.

Winslow wanted to be a sailor but all he had for a boat was an old bathtub. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0234774746. SIGNED by author with small drawing of Winslow to front endpaper. Minimal bumping to corners and small mark to lower corner of front cover.

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THE LIFE OF STEPHEN LAWRENCE
Written by Verna Allette Wilkins. Illustrated by Lynne Willey.
Stock no. 731022
Published by Tamarind Ltd.. 1st 2001. Fine condition.

The story of the 18-year-old boy brutally murdered in 1993... he will be remembered. Square format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1870516583. SIGNED with inscriptions on title-page by author, illustrator and D.Lawrence.

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TORCH
Written by Jill Paton Walsh.
Stock no. 731031
Published by Viking Kestrel. 1st 1987. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Cal and Dio are to marry but the Guardian of a secret treasure says that Dio must be the new Guardian - the treasure is the Torch... Orange boards, metallic blue title to spine. ISBN: 0670815543. SIGNED by author with inscription on title page "For David - carry a torch... Jill Paton Walsh". Spine slightly bumped. Very pale page-edge browning. Dustwrapper slightly rubbed at edges.

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TALES FROM THE SHOP THAT NEVER SHUTS
Written by Martin Waddell. Illustrated by Maureen Bradley.
Stock no. 731037
Published by Viking Kestrel. 1st 1988. Fine condition.

Five stories of McGlone and the gang, set in a tiny a Irish coastal village. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0670820660. SIGNED by author with inscription on front endpaper. Spine very slightly bumped.

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A GUIDE TO CHILDREN'S POETRY FOR TEACHERS AND LIBRARIANS
Written by Barrie Wade.
Stock no. 731058
Published by Scolar Press. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A practical guide to finding and choosing poetry for children. Black boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 1859281419. Spine and corners bumped.

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MISSEE LEE
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 731064
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1941. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine and embossed title to front cover. Pictorial endpapers of Miss Lee's Islands. B/w illustrations. 335 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Cover edges slightly rubbed. Covers slightly marked. Some page-edge markings otherwise contents clean. Pencil marks on rear endpaper.

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SPOOKS
Written by Colin Hawkins; Jacqui Hawkins. Illustrated by Colin Hawkins.
Stock no. 731106
Published by Picture Lions. 1st thus 1985. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0006625762. SIGNED by Colin with inscription and doodle on half-title page. Very slight rubbing to cover edges.

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GINNY'S EGG
Written by Pippa Goodhart. Illustrated by Aafke Brouwer.
Stock no. 731173
Published by Heinemann Young Books. 1st 1995. Fine condition.

When Ginny's dad arrives home with news that her baby brother has Down's syndrome it is her dragon that helps her to reunite the family and help them face the future with hope and optimism. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0434971529. SIGNED by the author on title page. Spine and corners slightly bumped.

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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 31 - RUPERT AND THE SNOW PRANKS
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 731228
Published by Daily Express. Very good condition.

Title Story Rupert And The Snow Pranks. Also includes Rupert And The Shy Coconut. 9.5x7". Pictorial card wraps. Painting puzzle neatly completed. A lovely clean copy.

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A GALLERY OF CHILDREN
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by Henriette Willebeek Le Mair.
Stock no. 731268
Published by Stanley Paul & Co. Ltd.. 2nd 1925. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth with gilt titles and vignette to spine. Pictorial onlay to front cover. 12 beautiful colour plates. 105 pages. Spine and corners bumped with slight wear, spine has faint staining (possibly from damp). Pictorial onlay to front cover has some slight loss and small closed tears (neatly reapired) to margin. Inscription in ink to verso of title page. A couple of the plates have faint crayon marks, one has small mark to margin,and one has creases to lower corner. Still a nice copy.

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THE FEUD IN THE FIFTH REMOVE
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer. Illustrated by Ellis Silas.
Stock no. 731272
Published by R.T.S.; Girl's Own Paper. 1st 1932. Very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt title and black vignette to spine, black title and decoration to front cover. Colour frontis. 222 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Faint markings to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to contents, else clean.

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GOBLIN ISLAND
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by T.H. Robinson.
Stock no. 731273
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Circa 1909. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt titles, pictorial onlay to front cover. Pictorial endpapers by A.A.Dixon. Colour frontis, title-page and two other plates. 316 pages. All edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers a bit grubby. Picture to spine rubbed off. Joints cracked. Inscription in ink to front fly-leaf. Some hinges pulled. Foxing mainly to prelims and last page of text. Some fingering to contents.

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