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Cindy, Aldis, Dorothy
1 Aldis, Dorothy
Cindy
New York: G. P. Putnam's (1942) First Edition Bacon, Peggy 
8vo Sage green cloth. 61pp with illustrations from Peggy Bacon's charming drawings. Cindy's a tomboy and doesn't want to play with the other girls. In fact, she wants a football uniform and helmet for her birthday. But then she finds a baby squirrel who can live in her neglected doll house and..... Bookplate to ffep, neat name and date. Corners lightly bumped, cloth faded at edges else Very Good in chipped and worn dustjacket. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Too Many Pets, Aldrich, Mary M.
2 Aldrich, Mary M.
Too Many Pets
New York: Macmillan, 1952 First Edition Cooney, Barbara 
8vo Red cloth. 66pp with delightful illustrations (many full page) from Barbara Cooney's scratchboard drawings. At first the Gay family had a part-Angora cat with five kittens, four beetles, and an angleworm. They added a mouse family and another cat and then one pet after another began to arrive. Fine in lightly edge worn dustjacket.  
Price: 85.00 USD
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My Brother Bird (signed), Ames, Evelyn
3 Ames, Evelyn
My Brother Bird (signed)
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1954 First Edition Pene du Bois, William 
8vo Red cloth. 125pp with black & white illustrations from drawings by William Pene du Bois. Smoky the foundling pigeon comes into the lives of the Bennett family and his escapades keep the entire household on its toes. Warmly inscribed and signed by the author to poet Jean Burden. Small red spot to fore-edge else about Very Good. Dustjacket tattered - worn, chipped, lightly soiled. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Blaze Finds Forgotten Roads, Anderson, C. W.
4 Anderson, C. W.
Blaze Finds Forgotten Roads
(New York): Macmillan (1970) Stated First Edition 
Small quarto. Pictorial boards. 46pp with the author's wonderful black & white illustrations throughout. Billy and his friend Tommy go exploring in the woods and find the ruins of a log cabin. When they can't find their way home, Billy gives Blaze his head and Blaze takes them home. Tiny spot to one margin, lower corner lightly bumped else Very Good. Jacket with minute chips and light wear at spine ends and corners, chip at edge of upper panel. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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The Rise and Fall of a Teen Age Wacko, Anderson, Mary
5 Anderson, Mary
The Rise and Fall of a Teen Age Wacko
New York: Atheneum, 1980 Stated First Edition 
8vo Blue cloth gilt. 169pp. Sixteen-year-old Laura returns early from the family vacation in the Catskills and has her own adventures in New York, including getting into a Woody Allen movie. The word "hard" neatly printed to front free endpaper, a short sentence printed to last blank and to rear free endpaper, one dog-eared leaf otherwise Very Good. Dustjacket with light edge wear, closed tear to upper panel, price-clipped. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Like Mother, Like Daughter, Bauer, Marion Dane
6 Bauer, Marion Dane
Like Mother, Like Daughter
New York: Clarion Books (1985) First Edition 
8vo Cloth-backed boards. 141pp. The last person Leslie wants to be like is her mother. Fine in frayed dustjacket. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Tiger Eyes, Blume, Judy
7 Blume, Judy
Tiger Eyes
Scarsdale: Bradbury Press (1981) First Edition 
8vo. Cloth-backed boards. 206pp. "Resettled in the "Bomb City" with her mother and brother, Davey Wexler recovers from the shock of her father's death during a holdup of his 7-Eleven store in Atlantic City." Winner of the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award in 1983. A little spotting to fore edge else Very Good. Jacket a bit edge worn with rubbing at spine and corner tips, price-clipped. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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You Can't Pet a Possum, Bontemps, Arna
8 Bontemps, Arna
You Can't Pet a Possum
New York: William Morrow, 1934 First Edition Bischoff, Ilse 
8vo Red decorated cloth. 120pp. Illustrated by Ilse Bischoff with four wonderful full-color plates and line drawings within the text. The story of a little black boy named Shine, his Aunt Cindy, and his big, yellow pup Butch, who live out in the country in the South. Arna Bontemps gave children a book full of interesting episodes and several dashes of real excitement. Cloth lightly soiled along lower edge of upper cover. Name on ffep stroked through with black marker, light marginal finger soil else Very Good. Dustjacket is dust-soiled and darkened, chipped, worn, and torn along edges, with a few light pencil marks to upper panel. A scarce early title, particularly in the jacket, by this noted Harlem Renaissance poet and writer.  
Price: 450.00 USD
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Popo and Fifina, Bontemps, Arna and Langston Hughes
9 Bontemps, Arna and Langston Hughes
Popo and Fifina
New York: Oxford University Press (1993) First Edition Thus Campbell, E. Sims 
8vo Cloth backed boards. ix, 110pp with occasional black & white illustrations by E. Sims Campbell. Introduction and afterword by Arnold Rampersad. The story of two children who live on the tropical island of Haiti. Originally published in 1932, this classic of African-American children's literature marked the beginning of a long and fruitful partnership between its Harlem Renaissance authors. A title in The Iona and Peter Opie Library of Children's Literature. Fine in dustjacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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All Over Town, Brink, Carol Ryrie
10 Brink, Carol Ryrie
All Over Town
New York: MacMillan, 1939 First Edition Bayley, Dorothy 
8vo Orange cloth. 291pp. Illustrated by Dorothy Bayley with two-color frontis plus full page and smaller line drawings. Set in 1908, this is the humorous story of the town minister's two lively boys and their friend and all the difficulties the trio unwittingly get into. Spine head just starting to fray else Very Good. Dustjacket somewhat darkened with pieces missing along upper edge, price-clipped. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Family Sabbatical, Brink, Carol Ryrie
11 Brink, Carol Ryrie
Family Sabbatical
New York: Viking, 1956 First Edition Foster, Susan 
8vo Yellow cloth. 256pp with illustrations from line drawings by Susan Foster. Another story about the Ridgeways from Family Grandstand. This time the family goes to France and has wonderful adventures. Few small dark spots to upper cover and pastedown, end papers slightly foxed else near Very Good. Dustjacket chipped and torn, lower panel soiled. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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The Donkey Cart, Bulla, Clyde Robert
12 Bulla, Clyde Robert
The Donkey Cart
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell (1946) 6th Printing Lenski, Lois 
8vo. Beige cloth. 89pp illustrated with Lois Lenski's delightful little line drawings. The story of a wonderful summer on a wonderful farm. Each chapter is introduced with one of the author's original songs. Very Good in Very Good dustjacket, chipped at spine head, lightly soiled. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The Hideout (signed), Bunting, Eve
13 Bunting, Eve
The Hideout (signed)
San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich (1991) First Printing 
8vo Cloth-backed boards. 193pp. Andy runs away from his mom and new stepfather, hides out in a luxury hotel room and stages his own kidnapping. Inscribed and signed by Bunting to the half-title, dated 1993. Paper browning else Fine in price-clipped dustjacket.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Waiting Game (signed), Bunting, Eve
14 Bunting, Eve
The Waiting Game (signed)
New York Lippincott (1981) First Edition 
8vo Cloth-backed red boards. 56pp. A high school story of football and friendship. Inscribed and signed by the award-winning author to the ffep. Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket, lightly frayed, tiny chip to spine heel, price clipped. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Secret Garden, Burnett, Frances Hodgson
15 Burnett, Frances Hodgson
The Secret Garden
London: Gollancz (1995) Hughes, Shirley 
8vo Trade paperback. 256pp. Sixteen color plates and seventy-six black & white drawings by Kate Greenaway Medal winner Shirley Hughes. Complete with the author's unabridged text of this childhood classic. Fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Two Little Pilgrims' Progress: A Story of the City Beautiful, Burnett, Frances Hodgson
16 Burnett, Frances Hodgson
Two Little Pilgrims' Progress: A Story of the City Beautiful
New York: Scribner's, 1895 First Edition Birch, Reginald B. 
8vo Decorated blue cloth gilt. 191pp + adverts. With twelve full-page black & white illustrations, including tissue-guarded frontis. Lower corners lightly bumped, spine heel slightly worn, occasional minor soil else Very Good.  
Price: 60.00 USD
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The Henchmans at Home, Burton, Hester
17 Burton, Hester
The Henchmans at Home
New York: Crowell (1970) First Edition Ambrus, Victor G. 
8vo. Blue cloth. 182pp illustrated with black & white drawings by Victor Armbrus. Six interrelated short stories set in Victorian England which follow the three Henchmen children over the course of eleven years. Growing Point said of this book, "Here is family history at its best." The author is a Carnegie Medal winner. Near Fine in dustjacket, spine slightly darkened. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Terrible Churnadryne (Signed), Cameron, Eleanor
18 Cameron, Eleanor
The Terrible Churnadryne (Signed)
Boston: Little, Brown (1959) Stated First Edition Krush, Beth and Joe 
8vo Grey cloth. 125pp. Illustrated by Beth and Joe Krush with line and wash drawings. An exciting mystery adventure set in northern California from the author of the Mushroom Planet series. Signed with a warm inscription from "Eleanor Cameron and the CHURNADRYNE!" Small name/address sticker to upper paste-down. Hard bumps to upper corners (tear to lower corner) else about Good. Contents clean and tight. Dustjacket is rough - chipped and well-worn with scuff to lower panel. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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The Maltese Feline, Christian, Mary Blount
19 Christian, Mary Blount
The Maltese Feline
New York: E. P. Dutton (1988) Stated First Edition Howell, Kathleen Collins 
8vo Cloth-backed boards. 53pp with full-page black & white illustrations by Kathleen Collins Howell. Summer vacation, a cat with a jeweled collar which contains a mysterious plea for help, Little League and old-fashioned sleuthing. The fourth title in the Determined Detectives series. Fine in dustjacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Skates For Marty, Clayton, Barbara
20 Clayton, Barbara
Skates For Marty
New York: Funk & Wagnalls (1959) First Edition 
8vo Cloth. 216pp. "...a story that sparkles with the flash of skate blades, the glitter of the ice rink, and the brave determination of its young heroine." Very Good in frayed dustjacket with chip to lower panel. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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