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THE LIFE OF BIRDS
Written by Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1320309
Published by Doubleday. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Wonderfully acute observations of how birds behave become a commentary - kindly, but penetrating - on human nature. The pictures in this book are bigger, broader, and more sombre, but no less lively than Blake's much-loved and hugely admired children's book illustrations. Oblong format. Lilac cloth, black title to spine. 59 pages. ISBN: 038560985X. SIGNED by Quentin Blake to the front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed and just a tiny bit grubby.

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RAISING STEAM
Written by Terry Pratchett.
Stock no. 1319886
Published by Doubleday. 1st 2013. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A Discworld novel. Collector's edition including bonus content. Pictorial boards. 383 pages. ISBN: 9780857522276. Spine slightly bumped. Some slight creasing to wrapper edges.

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ELDEST
Written by Christopher Paolini. Illustrated by Christopher Paolini.
Stock no. 1319440
Published by Doubleday. 1st 2005. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Eragon and his dragon Saphira must travel to Ellesmera, land of the elves, for further training in magic and swordmanship. Red boards, metallic lettering to spine. 681 pages. ISBN: 0385607903. SIGNED by the author to title-page. Spine and corners bumped. Pale page edge browning else clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased.

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I WAS A RAT! OR THE SCARLET SLIPPERS
Written by Philip Pullman. Illustrated by Peter Bailey.
Stock no. 2133347
Published by Doubleday. 1ST 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

Colour pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0385409796. SIGNED by author to title page. Light bumping to very top and tail of spine. Some pale yellowing to margins and outer page edges.

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DON'T GO OUT TONIGHT
Written by Babette Cole. Illustrated by Babette Cole.
Stock no. 1318956
Published by Doubleday. 1st USA 1982. Very good condition.

American Edition. A Creepy Concertina Pop-up book. Pictorial card wraps. Wonderful ghostly pop-ups. ISBN: 038518090X. Covers are slightly edge rubbed and faded. Contents are fine.

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QUEENIE
Written by Jacqueline Wilson. Illustrated by Nick Sharratt.
Stock no. 2131688
Published by Doubleday. 1st 2013. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 409 pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780857531117. A few scuffs and marks to covers. Light foxing to outer page edges.

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SAPPHIRE BATTERSEA
Written by Jacqueline Wilson. Illustrated by Nick Sharratt.
Stock no. 2131687
Published by Doubleday. 1st 2011. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A new name, a new life for Hetty Feather. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780385618922. Some marks to covers. Erased owner's name on front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks.

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THE ILLUSTRATED CHRISTMAS CRACKER
Written by John Julius Norwich. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 2130212
Published by Doubleday. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Cream cloth, gilt title to spine and small vignette to front cover. Colour illustrations. Green endpapers. 64 pages. ISBN: 0385605250.

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AUSTRALIAN FISH LIFE
Written by Neville Coleman.
Stock no. 2130079
Published by Doubleday. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

North of 30°S. Revised edition. Large format. Blue boards, silver title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 0868240338. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine and rear panel.

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THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS (CORRESPONDENCE)
Written by John Julius Norwich. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 2129834
Published by Doubleday. 1st 1998. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Yellow cloth covered boards. Gilt title to spine and vignette to cover. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 038541028X. Bookplate, with inscription stuck to front endpaper. Wrapper is faded to spine with a few grubby marks.

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JACKY DAYDREAM
Written by Jacqueline Wilson. Illustrated by Nick Sharratt.
Stock no. 2126848
Published by Doubleday. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The story of Jacqueline Wilson's childhood. Yellow boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and text illustrations. 343 pages. ISBN: 9780385610155. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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COOKIE
Written by Jacqueline Wilson. Illustrated by Nick Sharratt.
Stock no. 2126847
Published by Doubleday. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Yellow boards, metallic red title to spine. ISBN: 9780385613972. Light bump along cover edge. Wrapper a little edge-creased.

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