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1 Brown, Margaret Wise
A Child's Good Night Book
New York: HarperCollins, 1992 Charlot, Jean 
24mo Blue cloth. [24]pp with lovely color illustrations. This edition restores the little classic to the small size and warm colors of the original 1943 publication. Two major talents in the children's book field combined to create this beautiful bedtime book which was awarded a Caldecott Honor. Near fine in lightly frayed and worn dustjacket.  
Price: 8.00 USD
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2 Brown, Margaret Wise
Doctor Squash the Doll Doctor
New York: Simon and Schuster (1952) First Edition Miller, J. P. 
8vo Pictorial boards with gold foil spine. [28]pp with great color illustrations by J. P. Miller. Doctor Squash takes care of all the dolls, the Teddy Bear and the Wooden Soldier. Then, when the good doctor becomes ill, all the dolls take care of him! Another charming story from the pen of Margaret Wise Brown. Little Golden Book 157. Very Good+ 
Price: 85.00 USD
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3 Brown, Margaret Wise
The Golden Bunny and 17 Other Stories and Poems
New York: Golden Press (1953) Second Printing, 1966 Weisgard, Leonard 
Folio. Glazed pictorial boards. [26]pp. Leonard Weisgard's illustrations are a visual delight. His color pictures, richly reproduced in this early printing, depict so well that lovely little world close to the ground where bunnies spend their days. A Big Golden Book. Small paper chip at spine head, a little wear to spine heel, child's name unobtrusively stamped to ffep. Good+ A crisp, clean copy. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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4 Brown, Margaret Wise
The Golden Bunny and 17 Other Stories and Poems
Racine: Western Publishing (1953) Reprinted 1981 Weisgard, Leonard 
Folio. Glazed pictorial boards. [26]pp. Leonard Weisgard's illustrations are a visual delight. His color pictures depict so well that lovely little world close to the ground where bunnies spend their days. A Big Golden Book. Fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 Brown, Margaret Wise
The Little Cowboy
New York: William R. Scott, 1948 First Edition Slobodkina, Esphyr 
Quarto. Pictorial boards. [36]pp with big, bold, exciting color illustrations throughout by Esphyr Slobodkina. The typeface is cleverly utilized to emphasize that one of these range-ridin' cowboys is BIG and one is little. Everything the big cowboy does, the little cowboy does too. "ONE HAD LARGE BOOTS...one had little boots...ONE HAD A BIG LASSO...one had a little lasso...and they both had BIG HATS." A title in Brown's Big-Little Series. Bader p. 216. Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket, frayed, the NY Herald Tribune's Children's Spring Book Festival Honor Book seal affixed. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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6 Brown, Margaret Wise
The Little Farmer
(New York): William R. Scott, 1948 First Edition Slobodkina, Esphyr 
8.25"x10" Pictorial boards. [36]pp with simple, striking color illustrations by Esphyr Slobodkina. The typeface is cleverly utilized to emphasize that there is a BIG farmer and a little farmer. Spine ends show wear, slight wear to corner tips else Very Good. Dustjacket chipped.  
Price: 350.00 USD
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7 Brown, Margaret Wise
The Little Fir Tree
New York: Crowell, 1954 Reissue Cooney, Barbara 
Oblong 12mo. Red boards. [34]pp with lovely color illustrations and pictorial endpapers by Caldecott medalist Barbara Cooney. The little fir tree became a living Christmas tree for a little lame boy but each spring the tree was returned to grow in the forest. Finally, one special Christmas.... Fine in lightly frayed, price-clipped dustjacket. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8 Brown, Margaret Wise
The Little Fireman
New York: William R. Scott, 1938 / Parents' Magazine's Read Aloud Book Club for Little Listeners Slobodkina, Esphyr 
8vo Decorated red boards. [44]pp with bold color illustrations by Esphyr Slobodkina. This printing ca 1961. The typeface is cleverly utilized to emphasize that there is a BIG FIREMAN and a little fireman and both put out suitably sized fires! A title in Brown's Big-Little Series. Spine cocked, slight wear to spine heel and lower corner else Very Good. Dustjacket worn, frayed and chipped with pieces missing from spine panel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 Brown, Margaret Wise
The Streamlined Pig
New York: Harper & Brothers (1938) Wiese, Kurt 
7.5"x10.5" Red cloth. [32]pp illustrated with great color and black & white lithos by Kurt Wiese. A wonderful tale, loaded with excitement, about the little boy, his farm and all his animals, and his own little Pig. Light cover soil and slight corner tip wear. Clear-tape repairs near spine to paste-downs and title page; rear free endpaper torn and taped. Minor marginal finger soil but overall quite clean. Fair to Good. No dustjacket. Scarce title. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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10 Brown, Margaret Wise
Wait Till the Moon is Full
New York: Harper & Row (1948) Reprint Williams, Garth 
4to Cloth-backed pictorial boards. [34]pp. A little raccoon is anxious to see the world at night but his mother won't let him until the moon is full. Garth Williams' wonderful moonlit pictures in tones of black, white and rich brown give way to a final full-color illustration of the little raccoon and his mother enjoying the full moon with other forest denizens. Neat inscription dated 1983 to ffep else Near Fine in dustjacket (price-clipped, lightly frayed). 
Price: 12.50 USD
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11 Brown, Margaret Wise
Where Have You Been?
New York: Hastings House, 1952 Reprint ca 1961 Cooney, Barbara 
5.75"x5" Red boards. [32]pp with delicate black & white drawings enhanced with red by Barbara Cooney. A charming small book with simple rhymes for the youngest child. Faint musty odor else Fine. Dustjacket lightly spotted with water stain at corner of lower jacket panel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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