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Little Bunnie Bunniekin: A Tale for Wee Folks
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Little Bunnie Bunniekin: A Tale for Wee Folks
Philadelphia: Altemus (1920) M. C. H. 
4"x5.5" Cloth-backed boards with color pictorial onlay. 62pp with 29 full-page color plates, including frontis, by M.C.H. Little Bunnie Bunniekin is saved from Old Red Reynard the Fox by the Fairy of the Sunshine and Shadow Forest. Boards unevenly faded, minor wear to corner tips else Very Good in tattered dustjacket. A title in Altemus' Wee Books for Wee Folks, Bunnie Bunniekin Series. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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The Nursery Zoo: Story and Antics of Four Animal Friends
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The Nursery Zoo: Story and Antics of Four Animal Friends
New York: Thomas Nelson & Sons, ca 192? Alan Wright and Anne Anderson 
Quarto. Gilt decorated red cloth with color pictorial onlay. [64]pp. Contains four stories (each of which was also issued separately): Podgy Puppy, Cuddly Kitten, Busy Bunny and Naughty Neddy (an ass). Each story is sixteen pages long with twelve wonderful three-quarter page color plates surrounded by black & white drawings of children and animals, for a total of 48 plates by Anne Anderson and husband Alan Wright. Stories describe the escapades of mischievous young animals. Fine in dustjacket with closed tear to upper panel. A beautiful copy. 
Price: 600.00 USD
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Bunny Boy's Book: A Story for Children, Barrows, Ruth
3 Barrows, Ruth
Bunny Boy's Book: A Story for Children
Chicago: George S. Carrington Co. 1923 
16mo Illustrated wraps. 39pp with four delightful color plates on coated stock signed by Broun. Bunny Boy and his friends, Ella Phant, Doggy Dan, and Kitty Kute, are animal dolls that belong to the children Dick and Polly and this is the story of some of their adventures. Spine rubbed, covers a little soiled and edge worn, gift inscription verso of upper cover. Child's penciled name to recto of lower cover. Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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I'm Bored, Ma!, Berson, Harold
4 Berson, Harold
I'm Bored, Ma!
New York: Crown (1976) Stated First Edition 
Square 8vo Decorated green cloth. [32]pp with lively color illustrations throughout by the author. Little Steve is cranky and bored until his friend Pack Rat gives him inspiration. Fine in soiled dustjacket with a few tiny tears. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Golden Bunny and 17 Other Stories and Poems, Brown, Margaret Wise
5 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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The Golden Bunny and 17 Other Stories and Poems, Brown, Margaret Wise
6 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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A Rabbit For Easter, Carrick, Carol
7 Carrick, Carol
A Rabbit For Easter
New York: Greenwillow (1979) First Edition Carrick, Donald 
Quarto. Color pictorial boards. [32]pp with color illustrations throughout by Donald Carrick. Paul is allowed to take the kindergarten's class rabbit home for the holidays and learns a valuable lesson by doing so. A really nice story for young children. Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Make Way For Dumb Bunnies, Denim, Sue
8 Denim, Sue
Make Way For Dumb Bunnies
New York: Blue Sky Press (1996) First Printing Pilkey, Dav 
Oblong 8vo Glazed pictorial boards. [32]pp with color illustrations throughout. The illustrations were done with watercolors, India ink, acrylics, gouache, skim milk, and Vic's Vap-O-Rub, which is a pretty clear indication that Dav Pilkey entered into the spirit of this story. Ya gotta love da bunnies! Fine in Near Fine dustjacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Bertha's Garden, Dyjak, Elisabeth
9 Dyjak, Elisabeth
Bertha's Garden
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1995 First Edition Wilkins, Janet 
Small octavo. Boards. [32]pp with watercolor illustrations by Janet Wilkins. Mr. Rabbit has a close call in Bertha's vegetable garden and decides he loves dandelions after all. Tidy gift inscription to ffep else Very Good+ in like dustjacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Funny Bunny Factory, Green, Adam
10 Green, Adam
The Funny Bunny Factory
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1950 Weisgard, Leonard 
9"x13" Glazed pictorial boards. [26]pp + illustrated endpapers with Leonard Weisgard's rich color lithos throughout. Hundreds of bunnies take up residence in an abandoned factory. They find sugar eggs, penny candy, toys and party hats but one little bunny finds carrots! A first or early printing so a bit taller than the later Treasure Book edition. Light rubbing to spine and corner tips else Near Fine. A beautiful copy of this mid-century favorite. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Baby Bunting, Kearns, Vera
11 Kearns, Vera
Baby Bunting
Grinnell Lithographic Co., 1940 Smith, Ev H. 
11"x14" Illustrated wraps. [16]pp including covers with rich, glowing color lithos by Ev H. Smith. In this charming version of the old nursery rhyme, Daddy Bunting is a woodsman who doesn't like to hunt. When he spares the life of a little rabbit, all the bunnies help him with fur for Baby Bunting's suit! Light edge wear with small penciled price to upper cover else Very Good. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Astro Bunnies, Loomis, Christine
12 Loomis, Christine
Astro Bunnies
New York: Putnam's (2001) First Edition Eitan, Ora 
Quarto. Glazed pictorial boards. [26]pp. The stars of "The Cowboy Bunnies" are back! This time the bunnies go into outer space and explore the universe. Ora Eitan's color images of the bunnies are wonderful and give us a strong sense of the limitlessness of deep space. Fine in dustjacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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A New Story of Peter Rabbit, Lowe, Samuel E.
13 Lowe, Samuel E.
A New Story of Peter Rabbit
Racine: Whitman, 1926 Vetsch, Earnest and Allan Wright 
4"x5.5" Decorated blue boards. [36]pp with eight delightful color plates by Allan Wright. Line drawings and lettering in blue throughout the text by Earnest Vetsch. Peter follows Pied Piper Bunny and is finally found and taken home by Saucy Squirrel. Fine in Very Good dustjacket (frayed, small stain to upper panel).  
Price: 65.00 USD
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Peter Rabbit, Potter, Beatrix
14 Potter, Beatrix
Peter Rabbit
New York: Grosset & Dunlap (1955) Weisgard, Leonard 
9.25"x11.5" [28]pp with wonderful color lithos by Leonard Weisgard. As always, Weisgard utilizes color to striking effect. There's a particularly nice double-page spread of Peter slipping away under the fence, leaving behind his little jacket and shoes. One of Grosset's Nursery Treasure Books, this printing from the mid-60's. Pictorial boards lightly worn at spine ends else Very Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Funny Bunnies, Thomson, Edward
15 Thomson, Edward
Funny Bunnies
New York: Platt & Munk (1969) Tourance, Jean 
Folio. Pictorial boards. [28]pp illustrated with delightful color photographs by Jean Tourance. The story of Charles, a six-year-old bunny child. We see bunnies sampling mother's strawberry jam, singing in class, tucked in bed and so on. Unlike Frees' rabbits, these bunnies don't wear clothes (with the exception of a bit of headgear now and then) and appear very charming and natural in their anthropomorphic roles. Slight rubbing to corner and spine tips, stitched leaves pulling at spine head else about Very Good. Contents clean. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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