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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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A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS: THE CARNIVOROUS CARNIVAL
Written by Lemony Snicket. Illustrated by Brett Helquist.
Stock no. 731521
Published by Egmont Books Ltd.. 1st 2003. Fine condition.

Book 9 in the series of "A Series of Unfortunate Events". Colour pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1405207523. Very slight bumping to spine. A super copy.

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A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS: THE HOSTILE HOSPITAL
Written by Lemony Snicket. Illustrated by Brett Helquist.
Stock no. 731523
Published by Egmont Books Ltd.. 1st 2003. Fine condition.

Book 8 in the series of "A Series of Unfortunate Events". Colour pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1405206128. Slight bumping to spine else a fine copy.

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SERVICE IS NONE HERITAGE
Written by Elspeth Briggs. Illustrated by Elspeth Briggs.
Stock no. 731620
Published by Alden Press. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An historical story set in the time of the restoration, full of the sense of the country. Illustated with b/w woodcuts. 119 pages. Spine and corners very slightly bumped. Contents fine. Wrapper rubbed at corners and slightly grubby to rear.

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SEVEN BOLD SONS
Written by Elspeth Briggs.
Stock no. 731622
Published by Alden Press. 1st 1962. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Considered by Briggs to be the best of her books, set in the 17th century and founded closely upon history. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Pictorial endpapers are maps. 429 pages. Spine very slightly bumped. Contents fine. Wrapper a little grubby, rubbed at edges, with small closed tear at top.

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