Methuen Children's Books
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BABAR THE ARTIST
Written by Laurent De Brunhoff. Illustrated by Laurent De Brunhoff.
Stock no. 2127364
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st thus 1972. Almost very good condition.
Little Babar Books no. 18. Pink glazeed pictorial boards. Colour pictures. ISBN: 0416668607. Bumping and wear, with chipping and indentation marks to spine and corners. A few grubby margin marks.
MICHAEL HAGUE'S FAVOURITE HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN FAIRY TALES
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Michael Hague.
Stock no. 2125066
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Blue cloth. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0416220800. Fading to spine and a couple of cover edges. Small brown marks to front endpaper. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is edge-creased with browned spine; small mark to base of spine.
ROBIN HOOD AND LITTLE JOHN
Written by Ruth Manning-Sanders. Illustrated by Jo Chesterman.
Stock no. 1815993
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1979. Very good condition.
How Robin Hood met Little John, Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0416571700.
No author listed. Illustrated by Belinda Downes.
Stock no. 1317021
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1995. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. With embroideries by Belinda Downes. ISBN: 0416191002. A tiny bit of fading to top of wrapper spine.
TERTIUS AND PLINY
Written by Ben Frankel. Illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark.
Stock no. 1814629
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1992. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Life is rather dull for Tertius and Pliny in Mrs Kay's antique shop - until the day Uncle Max buys Tertius for his nephew and niece. But he doesn't forget his old friend Pliny, left behind in the shop... Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 041619012x.
Written by Aesop; Michael Hague. Illustrated by Michael Hague.
Stock no. 1208716
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Orange boards. Gold title to spine. Pretty full-page colour illustrations. 27 pages. ISBN: 041652950X. Top and tail of spine slightly rubbed. Top front corner very slightly bumped. Price-cut wrapper is sunned at spine and slightly rubbed at edges.
Written by Tomi Ungerer. Illustrated by Tomi Ungerer.
Stock no. 1316241
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1975. Nearly fine condition.
Brown glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0416839509. Laminate at spine edges is lifting slightly. Book creaks when its opened!
NOW ONE FOOT, NOW THE OTHER
Written by Tomie De Paola. Illustrated by Tomie De Paola.
Stock no. 2119352
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1982. Very good condition.
Glazed pictorial boards. Blue and brown illustrations throughout. Easy-to-read text. ISBN: 0416222102. Uneven fading to cover edges.
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BILL BADGER AND THE SECRET WEAPON
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2116824
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st thus 1983. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Big Ginger and his gang of robber cats have found a secret weapon which endangers all canal travellers. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. 138 pages. First published in 1961 by Hamish Hamilton as Bill Badger's Finest Hour. ISBN: 041626770X. A few foxspots to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins, else book is excellent! Wrapper is faded to spine. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
LORD OF THE FOREST
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1810923
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Brown boards with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. 127 pages. A boy herding pigs in a Sussex forest plants an acorn in 1272. This is the story of the giant oak which grew from the acorn. ISBN: 0416836003. Foxing to text block. Endpapers and prelims have a light crease else contents clean. Dustwrapper is price-cut and faded at spine (as is usual for this item), a few small closed tears to edges (no loss).
Written by Laurent De Brunhoff.
Stock no. 1403175
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1979. Almost very good condition.
Who has stolen Babar and Celeste's piano? Was the dropped glove a clue? Large format 12 x 8.5". Glazed pictorial boards show Babar, Arthur and the Old Lady on a lighthouse. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0416874002. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Old price sticker to bottom of rear panel. Board edges rubbed. Contents clean.
THREE INDIAN PRINCESSES
Written by Jamila Gavin. Illustrated by Govinder Ram.
Stock no. 1809625
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Three stories of Savitri, Damayanti and Sita. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0416970303. Top edge of text block dusty. A few minor foxspots else contents clean. Dustwrapper is lightly scored to rear panel.
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