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BABAR'S MYSTERY
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.
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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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LORD OF THE FOREST
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1312921
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1975. Nearly fine condition in a 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. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is price-cut by publisher (new price sticker above), is sunned to spine and foxed on flaps.
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IN ABIGAIL'S GARDEN
Written by Helen Williams. Illustrated by Helen Williams.
Stock no. 2114529
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1986. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A collection of the artist's favourite garden poems accompanied with beautiful colour paintings. Blue glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 0416604005. SIGNED by author to half title page (Dec. '86). Some browning to cover and wrapper edges.
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GIANNI AND THE OGRE
Written by Ruth Manning-Sanders. Illustrated by William Stobbs.
Stock no. 1311865
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

18 tales from the Mediterranean retold by Manning-Sanders. With b/w illustrations throughout this is a treasure for any child. Orange boards with brown title strip. 191 pages. 9.25 x 6.5". Spine and corners bumped. A few page corner tips creased. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge-worn.
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ESMERALDA AND THE CHILDREN-NEXT-DOOR
Written by Jenny Nimmo. Illustrated by Paul Howard.
Stock no. 1710332
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1999. Fine condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0416193633. SIGNED by author.
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THE THUMBLE BOY
Written by Josef Guggenmos; Olive Jones. Illustrated by Heide Mayr-Pletschen.
Stock no. 2112888
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1975. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Translated from the German by Olive Jones. ISBN: 0416837301. Some wear to cover edges. Covers are unevenly browned.
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TERTIUS AND PLINY
Written by Ben Frankel. Illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark.
Stock no. 1710266
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.
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WATCH FOR DANGER
Written by Sheila Haigh.
Stock no. 1704665
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. A Pied Piper Book. At a school camp the children learn about danger, courage and themselves. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0416248500. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Corners worn.
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BEAR HUGS
Written by Kathleen Hague. Illustrated by Michael Hague.
Stock no. 1304743
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Nothing feels better than a hug from a teddy bear! 9 heartwarming poems. Red boards, gilt title to spine. Delightful colour pictures. ISBN: 0416148220. Slight bumping to spine. Some light finger creases to page margins else contents bright and clean. Wrapper is slightly faded to spine.
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THE DOGHILL KIDS GO TO TOWN
Written by Mauri Kunnas. Illustrated by Mauri Kunnas.
Stock no. 384003
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st UK 1983. Fine condition.

The Doghill kids come in from the country to stay with their Patterpaw cousins in town... everyone's in for a lot of fun! Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0416451608. A tiny blue mark to edge of front endpaper (printing error) else a fine copy.
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LORD OF THE FOREST
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 382904
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a 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. SIGNED by the author/artist to title-page. Corners bumped. Contents fine. Orange pictorial wrapper is a little rubbed at corners and slightly sunned to spine.
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