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Image for Mrs. Thrush - The Woodland Readers No.5

Mrs. Thrush - The Woodland Readers No.5

By: DERWENT, Lavinia

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Collins Clear-Type Press:

Seller ID: 010814

Condition: Very Good


Stapled paper covers; 12pp; two-tone ills. Light thumbing to pages. View more info

Image for Mr. Prickles - The Woodland Readers No.6

Mr. Prickles - The Woodland Readers No.6

By: DERWENT, Lavinia

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Collins Clear-Type Press:

Seller ID: 010815

Condition: Very Good


Stapled paper covers; 12pp; two-tone ills. Light thumbing to pages; light marking to back cover. View more info

Image for The Oak Tree - The Woodland Readers No.8

The Oak Tree - The Woodland Readers No.8

By: DERWENT, Lavinia

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Collins Clear-Type Press:

Seller ID: 010816

Condition: Very Good


Stapled paper covers; 12pp; two-tone ills. Light thumbing to pages. View more info

Image for The Little Stream - The Woodland Readers No.10

The Little Stream - The Woodland Readers No.10

By: DERWENT, Lavinia

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Collins Clear-Type Press:

Seller ID: 010817

Condition: Very Good


Stapled paper covers; 12pp; two-tone ills. Light thumbing to pages; small nick to foot of spine. View more info

Image for High Henry...the Cowboy Who Was Too Tall to Ride a Horse

High Henry...the Cowboy Who Was Too Tall to Ride a Horse

By: DOUGHTIE, Charles

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Leicester, Brockhampton Press: 1962

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 003744

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth boards with red vignette to front in matt pictorial dustwrapper; b/w and two tone ills. Boards lightly bumped to spine ends; light tanning to pages; light foxing to endpapers. Unclipped dustwrapper is tanned with rubbing and creasing to edges and corners, now in removable sleeve. Henry was a cowboy too tall for a horse so he teams up with a special partner. View more info

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Arthur

By: DUDLEY, Ernest

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller Ltd: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009501

ISBN: 0584620012

Condition: Near Very Good


Turquoise cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; b/w and colour ills. Boards rubbed to edges with bump to foot of spine; blank sticker to front endpaper. Unclipped dustwrapper is lightly tanned with couple of marks and scratches; 2cm tear to head of spine; rubbing to edges with small nick to corner of rear flap. Arthur, the stray cat, becomes the star of a travelling theatre. View more info

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Round the Year Stories (The Autumn Book)

By: EDWIN, Maribel

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd: 1941

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 008942

Condition: Near Very Good


Tan cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 106pp; four colour plates plus b/w ills. Bumping to corners with indentation line mark to front. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed and creased to edges with a number of chips and tears; the front panel has a closed creased tear across the image which has been repaired to the reverse side. View more info

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Longlegs the Giraffe and Bobby the Zebra

By: ERVILLE, Lucienne

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock Ltd: 1974

Seller ID: 002285

ISBN: 0706351169

Condition: Good


A Panda Book. Glazed pictorial boards; colour ills. Spine bumped to ends and edges; laminate punctured to spine gutter in a couple of places; scratch to laminate to front cover. A friendship evolves between the two African grassland animals after they run away from their families. View more info

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Turk the Border Collie

By: FIDLER, Kathleen

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Canongate Kelpies: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009566

ISBN: 0862411300

Condition: Near Very Good


Pictorial card covers; 158pp; b/w ills. Light surface creasing to cover; light foxing inside front cover. Turk is sent away to finish his sheep-dog training but tries to find his way home. View more info

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No Accounting For Tastes

By: FISHER, Aileen

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Nelson/Bowmar: 1973

Seller ID: 003507

ISBN: 0723810877

Condition: Very Good


Bowmar Nature Series. Pictorial boards; 43pp; colour ills. Light marking to boards and rubbing to corners. When two children miss their breakfast they go out and discover what the animals eat. View more info

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William and His Kitten

By: FLACK, Marjorie

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, John Lane, The Bodley Head: 1939

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 004014

Condition: Good


Landscape format pictorial boards, no dustwrapper; b/w and colour ills by the author. Boards rubbed, bumped and worn to corners and spine ends; last two b/w illustrations have been coloured in with coloured pencil, the final one very faintly. William is followed home by a lost kitten. View more info

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The Story About Ping

By: FLACK, Marjorie

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Picture Puffin: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011453

ISBN: 0140502416

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial card covers; 32pp; colour ills. Light rubbing and creasing to cover edges. A little duckling finds adventure on the Yangtze River. View more info

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The Batty Book: The True History of a Bush Baby

By: FOSTER, Catherine G.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Limited: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005817

Condition: Good


Tan cloth boards in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 75pp; b/w ills by the author. Boards bumped to corners and spine ends; foxing and offsetting to endpapers; small pin hole to rear pastedown. Unclipped dustwrapper is sunned to spine, rubbed to edges, chipped to corners with small untidy chipped tear to lower edge of front panel. The true account of Batty the little Bush Baby - a small, furry, large-eyed African animal. View more info

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Fly High, Fly Low

By: FREEMAN, Don

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Viking: 2004

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 004430

ISBN: 0670036854

Condition: Good


Glazed pictorial boards, no dustwrapper; 56pp; colour ills. Creased corner to one page; one word underlined in pen on first page. The story of two birds living in San Francisco. View more info

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Harry, the Little Hare

By: FROMM, Lilo

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd: 1983

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 002343

ISBN: 0460061259

Condition: Good


Square format glazed pictorial boards; colour ills. Light bumping to spine ends; indentation scratches to rear board; couple of light marks to front; pages have light creasing. Harry the hare is determined to have an adventure. View more info

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The Small Miracle

By: GALLICO, Paul

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1954

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005722

Condition: Near Very Good


Pictorial boards with blue cloth spine in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 47pp; b/w ills. Boards lightly bumped and rubbed to corners; previous owner name to front endpaper. Unclipped dustwrapper is a little grubby, rubbed and nicked to edges, tanned to spine. View more info

Image for Ludmila - A Legend of Liechtenstein

Ludmila - A Legend of Liechtenstein

By: GALLICO, Paul

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010832

Condition: Good


Patterned boards with red cloth spine, lacking dustwrapper; 48pp; b/w ills. Slight bow to boards; rubbing to corners; cockling to front pastedown. View more info

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Pushkin the Polar Bear

By: GAUL, Simon

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Quartet Books: 1983

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 008963

ISBN: 0704324164

Condition: Good


Landscape glazed pictorial boards; 61pp; colour ills. Tanning to boards with light bumping to corners; previous owner gift inscription to front endpaper; toning to pages, which are a little musty; light water mark to corner of rear pastedown and facing page corners. The adventures of Pushkin, the first Polar Bear known to have flown through space from the South to the North Pole, on his odyssey across the world. View more info

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Moshi the Jackal

By: GIBSON, Tas

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Rex Collings: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001734

ISBN: 0860360547

Condition: Good


Landscape brown boards in pictorial dustwrapper. Lightly bumped corners, very slight wavy lower page edge. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed to edges, small tear to one corner, name written in pen faintly visible to rear panel along with grubby marks. The author, a wildlife artist, tells and illustrates the adventures of Moshi the jackal on the African plains. View more info

Image for The Adventures of Antony Ant and the Earwig Pirates; Gregory Grasshopper and the Cruise of the Saucy Walnut

The Adventures of Antony Ant and the Earwig Pirates; Gregory Grasshopper and the Cruise of the Saucy Walnut

By: GILMORE, D.H.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Angus & Robertson: 1981

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 001010

ISBN: 0207137544

Condition: Very Good


Glazed pictorial boards; 154pp; colour and b/w ills by the author. Light sunning and minor bumping to cover. Marvellous tales of fun and adventure in the tiny but intricate world of insect life. Size: 250mm x 190mm View more info