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Whalesinger

By: Katz, Welwyn Wilton

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Douglas & Mcintyre Ltd. /Groundwood: 1990

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 6906

ISBN: 0888991134

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear and scuffing, price clipped, crease on front flap. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 212 pages; Hurt and angry after his brother's death while working for a conservation project everyone had warned him about, seventeen-year-old Nick escapes the pressures of his family in Vancouver by working as a research assistant for a professor whose work takes him to the beautiful Point Reyes coastline of California. There he finds to his horror that the professor's work is linked to the organization that Nick is convinced caused his brother's death. He's ready t... View more info

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Mr Chu

By: Keating, Norma

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1965

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 18596

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Red cloth covered boards show only light shelf wear, DJ has small tears and light chipping, creasing and soiling. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, unclipped. ; 8 X 7.75 X 0.40 inches; 34 pages; "This book tells of the things Mr. Chu and Johnny do together, the places they go, the pleasures they share. " Johnny is a little boy with no parents who enjoys the company of an an elderly Chinese man in Chinatown. View more info

The Bronte Girls

By: Kilworth, Garry Douglas

Price: $19.50

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1995

Seller ID: 13574

ISBN: 0416191274

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Glossy paper covered boards show light bumping and wear, remainder mark bottom page edges ; A bright, solid book ; 248 pages; A fictionalized biography of the literary family comprised of Charlotte, Emily, Anne and Branwell Bronte written by one of Great Britain`s foremost authors of fantasy fiction. View more info

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Westward Ho! (Scribner Classics)

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1992

Edition: 1st Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 19388

ISBN: 0684194449

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear, foxing(?) top page edges. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. Untrimmed page fore edges, 14 colour plates of N.C. Wyeth prints, decorative endpapers. ; Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 413 pages; "The magnificent paintings of N. C. Wyeth complement an action-packed saga of romance and seafaring adventure set against the dramatic backdrop of Elizabethan England, the battle of the Spanish Armada, and the exploration of North America." View more info

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Benjy Brant Dragooning with the Swamp Fox

By: Koob, Theodora & Leonard Vosburgh

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott: 1965

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 13963

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ lightly chipped with a few tears top DJ, previous owner's name top FFEP, corners of red cloth covered boards a little bumped; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; 192 pages View more info

The Bell Tolls at Mousehaven Manor

By: Kwitz, Mary DeBall

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Scholastic Inc.: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14255

ISBN: 0590438409

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Tight solid book shows light wear, Creasing to head & tail of DJ spine, light chipping, 1 inch cut front panel of DJ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 0.7 x 8.6 x 5.9 Inches; 125 pages; Minnabell Mouse inherits guardianship of an antique flask containing water from the true Fountain of Youth. The evil vampire bat, Count Von Flittermouse, needs the magic liquid to prolong his unnatural life and kidnaps Minnabell's young cousin to force a trade. Like Shadow over Mousehaven Manor, this is an affectionate rodent parody of the standard gothic novel, complete with secre... View more info

Whoa, Matilda!

By: Lambert, Janet

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton & Co: 1944

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 13334

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


DJ chipped with some scuffing, only light wear to book ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar ; 183 pages; This is a reprint of the 1944 E.P. Dutton publication View more info

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FAIRY BELLS AND WHAT THEY TOLLED US

By: Lander, S. W. (translator)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Hurst and Co.: 1902

Seller ID: 1193

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 204 pages; Decorative green cloth boards have some soiling, shelfwear, corners bumped. Spine has small tear at top. Previous owner's name on FFEP blacked out with ink. Pages yellowed. Undated but ca. 1900 This appears to be a series of German fairy tales, translated from the German. There is no table of contents or introduction but the final chapter, called Conclusion which seems to be a conversation between the members of an English family. It is almost as if the parents are teaching the youngsters to be be guided by the lessons of the fairy t... View more info

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Brownie

By: Le Feuvre, Amy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Pickering & Inglis: c. 1940's

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18046

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ shows shelf wear with small tears, chipping, and small pieces missing from top and bottom of DJ spine. Ink stamp from book store on front flap, 1" closed tear base of blank page. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 160 pages; This is part of the Crystal Series of story books by Le Feuvre, undated but probably a mid century reprint View more info

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Tug of War

By: Lingard, Joan

Price: $19.50

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Canadian Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12961

ISBN: 0241128161

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Signed by Author; Only light edge wear to DJ ; Signed by Lingard on title page. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 186 pages; ".. tells the story of fourteen-year-old twins, Astra and Hugo, who with their family are forced to leave their home in Latvia, fleeing from the advancing Russian army as the Baltic States are torn apart. ... The novel is based on Joan Lingard's husband and family who left Latvia in 1944 and were refugees in Europe until they went to Canada in 1948" View more info

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Mine for Keeps

By: Little, Jean

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18096

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Price clipped dust jacket worn at extremities with dime sized chip head of spine, back panel dust soiled. Gift notation top front free end paper. Light wear only to book. ; Stated first edition. Bright solid book, hinges intact. Yellow cloth covered boards with black design and titles. This is Jean Little's first book. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 186 pages; "Away at school, Sally Copeland has always dreamed of going home, but now that she’s there, she feels frightened and unsure of herself.Will her brother and sister accept her? Will she be able to do things for herse... View more info

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HOME FROM FAR

By: Little, Jean

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown: 1965

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6161

ISBN: 0316527920

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Stated 1st edition; B&W Illustrations; 145 pages; DJ price clipped, some soiling and chipping of DJ, 2 tears on back. Book shows light wear, slight fading along edges. Dust jacket in Mylar, a tight solid book. This is the second book from the award winning children's author. Little, herself legally blind, attempts to deal with the problems in children's lives realistically. Her stories are not 'happy ever after'. This story is about the way a family deals with the death of Jenny's twin brother, Michael. View more info

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Willow and Twig

By: Little, Jean

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Toronto, Viking Juvenile: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19344

ISBN: 0670888567

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ and boards show light shelf wear, short closed tear bottom of jacket. Remainder mark on page bottom edges. ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 8.2 X 6.0 X 0.8 inches; 176 pages; "Willow doesn't know what to do. Her mother has taken off again, she has to look after her brother Twig, and they're out on the streets of Vancouver with nowhere to go. Then Willow remembers her grandmother, whom she hasn't seen in years. Gram doesn't even know Twig exists, and Twig is, well, difficult. But Gram is her only hope now. After a few urgent phone calls from a police station in Van... View more info

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Jake the Snake's Astonishing Birthday Bash and Other Stories in Rhythm and Rhyme

By: Livingston, Irene

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Self Published: 1998

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12954

Condition: Very Good+


Signed by Author; Only slight wear & scuffing to plastic protective covers, date stamp on dedication page ; A bright, solid book ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Unpaginated pages; Signed by Livingston on dedication page View more info

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LITTLE WOODEN DUCK

By: Manchee, Carol M. (Pseud. Cole, Carol Cassidy)

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Musson: 1945

Seller ID: 4923

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 140 pages; Dust jacket in Mylar. DJ scuffed chipped with short tears, heavy creasing, book has light wear to extremities, light soiling of page edges. Book and DJ still bright. Paste on decoration on front board bright but lightly soiled, DJ unclipped. View more info

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Peacock Pie ~ a Book of Rhymes

By: Mare, Walter De La & W. Heath Robinson

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Constable: 1920

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 10844

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


General edge wear, light fraying head of spine, some spotting of boards, offset mark from newspaper clipping on title page for first series of poems ; Green cloth covered boards have gilt titles on front and spine and stamped white and gilt design on front, colour frontispiece with tissue guard, hinges intact, tight solid book. B&W illustration throughout ; B&W Illustrations; 122 pages View more info

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Jason's Quest

By: Margaret, Laurence;

Price: $32.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15934

ISBN: 0333107691

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Only slight edge wear. Light spotting top page edges. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 8.50 X 5.43 X 0.79 inches; 160 pages; "The great and mighty city of Molanium was in great danger of its life. A strange listlessness had struck the Molefolk. Unless something was done the race would die out. As the only mole immmune from the creeping sickness, Jason (who was considered something of a bad lot by the Elders of the Tribe) resolved to set out on a quest. He would go to Thither and Beyond in search of a cure. With him went Oliver, an unwis... View more info

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The Oxford Book of Children's Stories

By: Mark, Jan (editor)

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15320

ISBN: 0192142283

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Some edgewear and crease top edge of dustjacket ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 1.6 x 8.5 x 5.7 Inches; 478 pages; Here are some of the very best short stories written for children over the last 250 years. Compiled by the well-known children's writer and Carnegie Medalist, Jan Mark, this is the first anthology to trace how children's short stories evolved, ranging from the publication of Sarah Fielding's "The Governess" in 1749, to Nadia Wheatley's "Convict Box" in 1992. Anyone who enjoys children's fiction, whether young or old, will find s... View more info

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Standing Stone

By: Mattam, Donald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Epworth Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10104

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


DJ chipped, torn, scuffed with light soiling with some loss fore edge of back panel, bottom corners bumped, previous owner's name top of FFEP ; DJ in Mylar, unclipped. A tight solid book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 127 pages; "This story begins and ends on the Derbyshire moorlands where the stone circles of an older day still stand, but in between we follow a quartet of ten- and thirteen-year-old boys and girls through museum galleries and day-school corridors, into their homes and out again to the Castleton Youth Hostel, seeking the stolen Cheapside Hoard of Elizabethan jewels." Ma... View more info

The Legend of the Golden Key

By: McCaughren, Tom & Terry Myler

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Dublin, Anvil Books (Childrens Press): 1989

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 10182

ISBN: 0947962352

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear, small crease front flap ; A bright solid, book DJ in Mylar, unclipped. ; 144 pages View more info