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Hush, Little Baby: A Folk Song with Pictures
1
Hush, Little Baby: A Folk Song with Pictures
San Diego: Browndeer Press / Harcourt Brace (1999) Stated First Edition Frazee, Marla 
8vo Publisher's reinforced pictorial boards. 40pp. Delighfully illustrated in color by Marla Frazee, who has since won a few Caldecott Honors. Most openings span both pages with a line from the song along the bottom of each page. An ALA Notable Book and a Hornbook Fanfare Book 1999. Fine in dustjacket with some faint stains at edges. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Flower Fairies of the Autumn With the Nuts and Berries They Bring, Barker, Cicely Mary
2 Barker, Cicely Mary
Flower Fairies of the Autumn With the Nuts and Berries They Bring
London: Blackie, n.d. [1926] 
24mo. Boards with color pictorial onlay of the Hawthorne Fairy. A book of poetry illustrated by Mary Cecily Barker with twenty-four color plates of much beauty and delicacy plus blue pictorial endpapers and black & white frontis. Spine ends chipped, wear to corners, light crease to upper free endpaper. Good. No dustjacket. Plates clean and bright. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Flower Fairies of the Garden, Barker, Cicely Mary
3 Barker, Cicely Mary
Flower Fairies of the Garden
London: Warne (1990) First Printing Thus 
4.25"x5.5" Glazed pictorial boards. [48]pp with pictorial endpapers and 19 exquisite full-page color plates by Barker to accompany her flower poetry. A new edition using modern electronic scanning methods from entirely new transparencies of Barker's original watercolors. Fine in Near Fine dustjacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Flower Fairies of the Trees, Barker, Cicely Mary
4 Barker, Cicely Mary
Flower Fairies of the Trees
London: Blackie, ca 197? Reissue 
4.25"x6.75" Color pictorial boards. 52pp with 24 color plates. Poems about flowers, each accompanied by the author's beautiful color illustrations. Minor rubbing to edges else Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (spine lightly sunned). 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Cautionary Tales for Children, Belloc, Hilaire
5 Belloc, Hilaire
Cautionary Tales for Children
New York: Harcourt (2002) First Edition Thus Gorey, Edward 
8vo Pictorial boards. [72]pp with Gorey's inimitable drawings throughout. And of course this is a match made in heaven - Hilaire Belloc and Edward Gorey. Gloomily hilarious! Fine in dustjacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Peep-Show: A Little Book of Rhymes, Blake, Pamela
6 Blake, Pamela
Peep-Show: A Little Book of Rhymes
New York: Macmillan (1973) First American Edition 
Square 16mo. Decorated red cloth. [32]pp of rhymes, songs and verses from eighteenth century England, selected and arranged by Pamela Blake and accompanied by her charming colored linoleum cuts. Fine in dustjacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Crossing, Booth, Philip
7 Booth, Philip
Crossing
Cambridge: Candlewick Press, 2001 First Edition Ibatoulline, Bagram 
10"x11-1/2" Pictorial boards. [34]pp with marvelous color illustrations on every page by Bagram Ibatoulline and with a line or two of Booth's poem at the bottom of each image. "Crossing" appeared in Booth's first book, "Letter From a Distant Land," published in 1953. The poet's childhood provided his inspiration for "Crossing," as he lived in White River Junction, Vermont, where a great many trains came down the river valley. Fine. Dustjacket band lightly creased. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Our Little Cuban Kiddies, Boylan, Grace Duffie
8 Boylan, Grace Duffie
Our Little Cuban Kiddies
New York: Hurst & Co. (1901) Morgan, Ike 
8vo Green cloth decorated in red and black. [28]pp plus pictorial pastedowns. Bright, bold color illustrations throughout by Ike Morgan, whose work is reminiscent of W. W. Denslow. Volume Two of Kids of Many Colors, this title introduces poetry and images for Cuba, South Africa, China, Japan, Egypt and Russia. Spine lightly sunned, spine ends chipped and worn. Small stain to corner of lower cover. Good+ 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Happy Proverbs for Happy Children, Bridgman, L. J.
9 Bridgman, L. J.
Happy Proverbs for Happy Children
New York: Dodge ca 1914 
Small quarto. Brown cloth with pictorial paste-on. [104]pp with large, bright color illustrations on the recto of every page plus smaller images on text pages. A wonderful picturebook in which Bridgman offers his comments on many old proverbs in humorous image and rhyme. Originally published by Caldewell in 1903. Quite scarce. Light cover soil, edges rubbed, corners of upper cover chipped and worn. Good. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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Dutch Sneakers and Flea Keepers, 14 More Stories, Brown, Calef
10 Brown, Calef
Dutch Sneakers and Flea Keepers, 14 More Stories
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2000 First Edition 
4to Glazed pictorial boards. [32]pp with color illustrations by the author A book of zany rhymes and even zanier pictures! Fine in dustjacket with a hint of wear to spine head. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Cloke, Rene, collected and illustrated by
My First Book of Poetry
New York: Derrydale, 1980 
9"x12" Color pictorial boards. 16pp with color illustrations throughout. Fine. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Indian Encounters: An Anthology of Stories and Poems, Coatsworth, Elizabeth
12 Coatsworth, Elizabeth
Indian Encounters: An Anthology of Stories and Poems
New York Macmillan, 1960 First Edition Chapman, Frederick T. 
8vo Russet cloth. 264pp. A collection of the author's own poetry and stories. Near Fine in lightly worn dustjacket.  
Price: 30.00 USD
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Nursery Rhymes and Songs, Dallam, Helen, music by
13 Dallam, Helen, music by
Nursery Rhymes and Songs
Racine: Whitman, 1944 Malvern, Corinne 
4to Pictorial boards. 64pp with pictorial endpapers and 10 full-page color illustrations by Corinne Malvern. Many smaller color illustrations decorate the text. Contains music notation and words to traditional songs and songs written especially for this book by Helen Dallam plus a nice selection of well-known and not so well-known nursery rhymes. Light rubbing to edges else Near Fine in dustjacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Blue is the Color of the Sky, Dalton, Alene
14 Dalton, Alene
Blue is the Color of the Sky
New York Rolton House, 1965 Cassan, Christiane 
16mo. Blue cloth gilt. (28)pp. A poem about the color blue, illustrated in color throughout with delicate little drawings. Neat gift inscription ffep else Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, lightly chipped and worn. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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This Year: Next Year, de la Mare, Walter
15 de la Mare, Walter
This Year: Next Year
New York: Henry Holt, n.d. [1937] First American Edition Jones, Harold 
Quarto. Pictorial boards. [64]pp with lovely color lithos by Harold Jones. The first book illustrated by Jones, with Walter de la Mare's poems written especially for his pictures. A beautiful book which was quite unique at the time of its publication. Light wear to spine head, upper edges a little dust soiled else Very Good+ Dustjacket lightly soiled, spine a bit darkened, tiny chip at spine head. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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A Brighter Garden, Dickinson, Emily
16 Dickinson, Emily
A Brighter Garden
New York: Philomel (1990) First Edition Tudor, Tasha 
Quarto. Green cloth-backed boards with green ribbon page marker. 63pp with lovely illustrations from Tasha Tudor's paintings to accompany this selection of 23 poems. Fine in dustjacket . 
Price: 60.00 USD
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A Brighter Garden, Dickinson, Emily
17 Dickinson, Emily
A Brighter Garden
New York: Philomel (1990) First Edition Tudor, Tasha 
Quarto. Green cloth-backed boards with green ribbon page marker. 63pp with lovely illustrations from Tasha Tudor's paintings to accompany this selection of 23 poems. Slightest fading along upper edge of rear board. Near Fine in dustjacket (small tears at upper corners). 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Around the Seasons, Farjeon, Eleanor
18 Farjeon, Eleanor
Around the Seasons
London: Hamish Hamilton (1969) First Edition Paton, Jane 
Quarto. Pictorial boards. 31pp with beautiful color illustrations by Jane Paton on every page. A wonderful collection of seasonal poetry for children by the Carnegie award winning author who also wrote the unforgettable "Elsie Piddock Skips in her Sleep." Fine in dustjacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Poems of Childhood, Field, Eugene
19 Field, Eugene
Poems of Childhood
New York: Scribner's, 1904 First Edition Parrish, Maxfield 

Price: 40.00 USD
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Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Frost, Robert
20 Frost, Robert
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
New York Dutton (1978) Thirteenth Printing Jeffers, Susan 
4to Blue cloth. (32)pp. A picture book interpretation of Frost's memorable poem. Jeffers' images portray a beautiful snow-covered world with contrasting touches of color. Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, slightly darkened. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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