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Wake Up and Listen: The Story of the First Easter, Retold in Sijo, the Ancient Poetry of Korea

By: Van Woerkom, Dorothy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: St. Louis, Concordia Publishing House: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07524

ISBN: 0570032571

Condition: Fine


Inscribed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon: "to Joan: for your continued good success on this Easter, 1976. Dorothy Van Woerkom." Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors. See our other listings from this collection. View more info

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Sky Legends of Vietnam

By: Vuong, Lynette Dyer (SIGNED)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1993

Edition: Library Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 08101

ISBN: 0060230010

Condition: Near Fine


Library Edition printed on jacket spine, but there are no library markings. Bottom of jacket flaps affixed to boards. Front panel has a tear along top of flap fold. Inscribed and signed by the author to a previous owner ("For CD"). View more info

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Mystery of the Old Thorndyke

By: Waldschmidt, Jean

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 08260

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear and some browning to the endpapers, otherwise a clean copy with no writing except for the author inscription. The dust jacket is faded along the spine and has edge wear and chipping. Small amounts of paper loss at the corners, a larger amount at the head of the spine without affecting the title. Jacket and frontispiece/title page illustrations by Rus Anderson. The author has inscribed the book in a unique manner-writing it backwards (right to left), which you have to hold in front of a mirror to read: "To Foster, without whose help this book would never have been written.&... View more info

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Coyote Autumn

By: Wallace, Bill

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Holiday House: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07847

ISBN: 0823416283

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed by the author to the previous owner of the book, whose name also is written on the rear endpaper and is mostly obscured by the jacket flap. A young boy, recently moved to Oklahoma from Chicago, wishes for a dog, but his parents put him off. He befriends and begins to raise and train a coyote pup in secret. Will he be successful? Can a wild animal, such as a coyote, ever be a pet? For ages 8-12. View more info

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Blackwater Swamp

By: Wallace, Bill

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Holiday House: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 08752

ISBN: 0823411206

Condition: Very Good


Light foxing on the top edge of the page block. The dust jacket is price-clipped and has a closed tear at the bottom edge of the front panel. Protected now in a Mylar sleeve. Inscription/siganture from the author to the previous owner (Blake). 185 pages. Jacket art by Tim Tanner. From the publisher: "Having discovered the true nature of the old woman known as the Witch of Blackwater Swamp, fifth grader Ted must decide whether to come to her aid when she is accused of the thefts plaguing his small Louisiana town." View more info

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Flower Tumbles

By: Walton, Bob

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Salinas, CA, U.S.A., Coyote Press: 1981

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 08131

Condition: Near Fine


32 pages, stapled pictorial covers. 5.5 X 8.5 inches. A trace of edge soiling, otherwise clean and fine. Signed by both the author and the artist. Story of an Esselen Indian boy who battles a bear to save a small child and earns the respect of his tribe. Winner of the 1980 Salinas Californian's John Steinbeck Award. View more info

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A Surprise for Mother

By: Watson, Pauline

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07518

ISBN: 0138779023

Condition: Fine


Prentice-Hall library binding, but not a library copy. Long tear with old tape repair at bottom of jacket's front panel. Jacket protected now in a new Mylar archival cover. Clean copy, warmly inscribed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon on the front free endpaper: "To Joan, A wonderful writer whom I admire. Love, Pauline. April 20, 1976." Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors. See our other listings from this collection. View more info

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The Story of Young Benjamin Franklin

By: Whipple, Wayne

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Altemus: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04667

Condition: Good


Hinge cracked between title page and frontispiece illustration, starting to crack at front endpapers. Light spotting to the spine. Pictorial cloth, Franklin depicted as a young printer working at his printing press. Bumping to corners and spine ends, but the covers are in otherwise sound condition. 254 pages with eight color illustrations (artist unknown). View more info

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The Young King and Other Fairy Tales

By: Wilde, Oscar (Introduction by John Updike)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1962

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 02939

Condition: Near Fine


Slight bubbling to laminate, mostly on the rear cover. A couple of small pieces of old tape are on the rear cover also, hardly noticeable. Spine ends lightly bumped. Tight and square, clean and free of marks or stains. A very nice copy from the Marvelous Tales series. 41 pages. View more info

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By the Shores of Silver Lake

By: Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1953

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 09928

Condition: Good


The spine and rear cover appear to have had some insect damage around the edges. Otherwise a gently used, unmarked, copy. Binding is tight and square. The dust jacket is chipped at the head of the spine and shows minor damage corresponding to the spine and rear cover of the book. Additionally, part of the rear panel of the jacket was exposed to newsprint or other acidic paper in an unprotected area along the fore-edge and top edge. 260 pages with illustrations by Helen Sewell and Mildred Boyle, including a color frontispiece illustration also featured on the dust jacket's front panel. The prin... View more info

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These Happy Golden Years

By: Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1953

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 09929

Condition: Very Good


Mild shelf wear and edge wear to price-clipped dust jacket. Pencil marking on rear panel of dust jacket and the date 1884 on the Chapter 1 page. Protected in a Mylar sleeve. 289 pages. Garth Williams began illustrating the Little House series in 1953 and this newly illustrated, uniform edition printed from that year marks the first appearance of his illustrations in this title. First printing thus, with printing statement on page facing the title page. View more info

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Giraffe of Montana, Volume I

By: William Bowman Piper

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Little Pemberley Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 08493

ISBN: 0976335948

Condition: Near Fine


Faint, tiny pink mark on the top-edge of the page block otherwise a fine copy. A giraffe, living in Montana, and his animal friends share adventures and the ups and downs of daily life. 152 pages, with cover art and illustrations by Bill Megenhardt. A bookmark with the jacket illustration is included. View more info

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Prince Donkey: A Christmas Story

By: William, Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Anchorage, Alaska, Dow Publications: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10021

Condition: Good


Rubbing wear to the extremities. Binding is solid. Gift inscription inside the front cover. The front free endpaper is signed by the author. Children's book about a lonely little donkey driven away from the royal stables where he served the king's horses and how he finds a young couple (Mary and Joseph) with a newborn baby (Jesus) in a manger who need him. Scarce with the author's signature. View more info

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The Space Child's Mother Goose

By: Winsor, Frederic

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09932

Condition: Very Good


Mild shelf wear and rubbing to the rear cover. The price-clipped dust jacket has mild rubbing wear, light foxing the rear flap, and some minor wear at the spine ends. Protected now in a Mylar sleeve. Pages are not numbered, but about 80 pages. Illustrated throughout by Marian Perry. A collection of space age poetry written in the 1950's, Mother Goose style. Witty and satiric verses about space and science e.g., "Probable-Possible, my black hen, She lays eggs in the Relative When. She doesn't lay eggs in the Positive Now Because she's unable to Postulate How." View more info

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Jericho's Journey

By: Wisler, G. Clifton

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Lodestar Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07532

ISBN: 0525674284

Condition: Fine


Based on a true story about a family moving from Tennessee to Texas by covered wagon in 1852 and the lessons a young boy, short in stature, learns about "growing tall." Signed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon: "For my good friend Joan, I hope you enjoy Jericho's adventures on the trail to Texas. Best of luck with all your projects. G. Clifton Wisler." Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors. See our other listings from this collection. View more info

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Thunder on the Tennessee

By: Wisler, G. Clifton

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07538

ISBN: 0525671447

Condition: Near Fine


A novel of the Battle of Shiloh during the Civil War in which sixteen-year-old Willie Delamer joins the Second Texas Regiment and follows his father to fight for the Confederacy. 154 pages. Signed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon and her husband: "To Nick and Joan, I hope you enjoy this story of the Battle of Shiloh. Your WWA friend, G. Clifton Wisler. Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors See our other listings from this collection. View more info

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Red Cap

By: Wisler, G. Clifton

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, E P Dutton: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07544

ISBN: 0525673377

Condition: Fine


Several dog-eared pages, else a fine copy. A young Yankee drummer boy in the Civil War displays courage when he's captured and sent to Camp Sumter in Andersonville, Georgia. Based on the life of Ransom J. Powell, this story vividly portrays the costs of war and the resiliency of the human spirit. 160 pages. Signed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon and her husband: "To Joan and Nick, with hopes you'll enjoy this story of courage. From your friend, G. Clifton Wisler. Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fell... View more info