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Children's - Humor, Social

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1 Ahlberg, Janet and Allan JEREMIAH IN THE DARK WOODS
Viking 1977 0670406376 / 9780670406371 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
HC/DJ - near fine/VG. Hardcover is clean and unmarked, very light corner wear. Jacket has light edgewear, a few small edge tears and light scuffing. A cute and nonsensical tale of a little boy who sets out to find the thief of his grandmother's strawberry tarts and meets a number of unusual and eccentric characters in the woods. (390osl) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 7.00 USD
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LITTLE WOMEN, Alcott, Louisa May
2 Alcott, Louisa May LITTLE WOMEN
Saalfield Publishing 1929 Softcover Good Illustrated by Brundage, Frances 
Moderate edge and corner wear, edge rubbing, light soiling, ink marking upper spine end. Tear to spine has been repaired with tape. Interior pages clean, age tanning to page edges, one page has a couple tears and small chip (doesn't affect text). Several lovely b/w illustrations. 253 pages. (201-noto) ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall 
Price: 8.55 USD
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3 Alison Uttley LITTLE GREY RABBIT'S BIRTHDAY The Little Grey Rabbit Library
Gallery Books 1990 0831756276 / 9780831756277 Hardcover Near Fine 
Very nice condition - interior clean and unmarked except gift inscription inside front cover. No jacket (as issued? ) Cute colour illustrations throughout. All her animal friends plan a special celebration for Grey Rabbit's birthday. (os) ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 8.95 USD
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EFFIE, Allinson, Beverley
4 Allinson, Beverley EFFIE
Toronton Summerhill Press 1990 0920197728 / 9780920197721 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Illustrated by Reid, Barbara 
Summerhill Press 1990 edition. Light wear/bumping to corners, light soiling, no jacket (as issued? ). Internal pages are good other than several pages with some wrinkling, one with a small peeled area and 2 small edge tears. Colour illustrations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; The story of Effie, the ant, who had a voice like thunder that made all the other ants run away to get away from the noise. She has a hard time finding anyone to talk to, but one day, Effie's loud voice saves all the ants from terrible danger...(*lower shipping avail to most locations) [300-osl] 
Price: 9.50 USD
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Hyperion 2000 0786824891 / 9780786824892 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Ex-library book, but still in very nice condition - mylar cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages are clean and tight, overall wear is light. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; "When Hallie and David decide they want a pet cow, their father reluctantly agrees. After all, the children have promised to take care of it, and it will be an educational experience for everybody. But as the family brings their new pet home to their farm, they can't even begin to imagine how educational the experience of living with Cassie will turn out to be. The cow won't produce milk, and the kids try everything. And then they hit upon the solution: Beethoven....." (400noto) 
Price: 6.00 USD
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THE SIGN OF THE SEAHORSE A Tale of Greed and High Adventure in Two Acts, Base, Graeme
6 Base, Graeme THE SIGN OF THE SEAHORSE A Tale of Greed and High Adventure in Two Acts
Toronto Stoddart Publishing 1992 0773726101 / 9780773726109 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Hardcover is clean & unmarked, taped tear to spine bottom & a little wear to corners. Jacket has some small edge tears, scuffing/creasing and one longer taped tear. Delightful colour illustrations throughout. "The inhabitants of a coral reef are threatened when a shady real estate deal started by the greedy Grouper floods their area with poisonous waste. " [655]; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 10.05 USD
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STRIKE THREE!  A Chip Hilton Sports Story, Bee, Clair
7 Bee, Clair STRIKE THREE! A Chip Hilton Sports Story
Grosset & Dunlap 1949 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Copyright 1949, later reprint. Cover has light edgewear, a little moreso to corners/spine ends, scuffing of cover, light soiling outer edge of pages. Interior has the occasional spot but clean for the most part. Previous owner's name written on first endpage, a few tiny corner creases. B/w illustrations. No. 3 in this series. A baseball adventure story starring our hero, Chip Hilton and Hank Rockwell, his understanding coach. In this story, Chip has made the switch from catcher to pitcher. (400? ) ; 8vo 
Price: 9.95 USD
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The 18th Emergency, Betsy Byars
8 Betsy Byars The 18th Emergency
New York Camelot / Avon 1974 0380000997 / 9780380000999 Third Printing Paperback Very Good 
Third printing, softcover. Pages all intact and clean other than previous owner's name written small on first endpage. Age tannning to pages and inside covers. Cover has scuffing, light edge/corner wear, small tear across spine and some spotting/soiling to rear cover. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Benjie and his friend Ezzie have often discussed what they would do if an octopus or a crocodile attacked them - but whatever is Benjie to do in the worst emergency of all, when Hammerman, the biggest boy in the school, is asking for a fight? The author also wrote "The TV Kid" and "The Cybil War". (115os, 5-18) 
Price: 6.95 USD
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9 Bolognese, Don SQUEAK PARKER
Scholastic Books 1977 Softcover Good 
Reprint. Light edge & corner wear. A few school stamps within the book. Light wrinkling to bottom edge of pages. 96 pages. B/w illus. Squeak Parker's adventures playing baseball for the New York Yankees. Juvenile to young adult. (*shipping will be reduced on this lighter book) ; 8vo 
Price: 5.05 USD
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10 Bond, Michael PADDINGTON ON TOP
Fontana Lions 1977 0006712274 / 9780006712275 Second Printing Softcover Very Good 
Pages clean and intact, a little soiling to outer edge of pages. Cover has light wear to corners and a small tear across spine area. "In his 10th book about his hilarious adventures, the Inspector catches up with Paddington & packs him off to school. But after one day, even the teacher wonders whether there is anything he can teach bears!" [132-osl] ; 8vo 
Price: 4.50 USD
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11 Brennan, Linda C. FLANNEL KISSES
Houghton Mifflin 1997 0395736811 / 9780395736814 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
Cover has light soiling/scuffing, light edgewear. Pages have some light soiling and wrinkling. Tear to spine top has been taped and back edge of spine has some tiny tears. Color illustrations. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; From School Library Journal: Preschool. Charming watercolor drawings accompany the story of two children spending a winter day both indoors and out. After waking up to a chilly house and a warm breakfast, the youngsters dash outside to have fun building a snowman, throwing snowballs, etc. Then it's time to go back inside for some hot soup for lunch. After a quick break, they burrow in the snow, then have a tea party complete with a snowman guest. Finally, it's time for dinner and bed. This amusing story features a close-knit and loving family. With lighthearted, amusing rhyme, Brennan captures the joys children find in the simplest of pleasures. The text is well paired with the quiet and cozy illustrations. This gentle tale will find an appreciative audience during winter storyhours. (215-osl) 
Price: 2.25 USD
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Spinning Tales, Weaving Hope,   Stories, Storytelling, and Activities for Peace, Justice and the Environment, Brody, Ed & Jay Goldspinner & Katie Green & Rona Leventhal & Holly Near & John Porcino
12 Brody, Ed & Jay Goldspinner & Katie Green & Rona Leventhal & Holly Near & John Porcino Spinning Tales, Weaving Hope, Stories, Storytelling, and Activities for Peace, Justice and the Environment
Gabriola Island, B. C. New Society Publishers 2002 0865714479 / 9780865714472 First Edition Softcover Near Fine Illustrated by Bond, Lahri 
2002 Second Edition. Large softcover in excellent condition - pages clean and intact. Cover has slight wear to corners. B/w illustrations. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 281 pages; The second edition of this much-loved storytelling sourcebook features 29 wondrous children's stories from around the world. From the mythic and the fantastic, to the silly and the serious, these timeless tales encourage conflict resolution, compassion, and sensitivity to the Earth and all living things. An incredible sourcebook for storytellers, teachers, parents and healers, each story is followed by suggested activities and exercises, storytelling tips, and resources, all designed to deepen the storytelling experience. Includes an Age Suitability Index, a Thematic Index, and a Directory of Contributors. A new introduction focuses on storytelling in education. (829, 0211) 
Price: 15.95 USD
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THE ADVENTURES OF PRICKLY PORKY The Bedtime Story-Books, Burgess, Thornton W.
13 Burgess, Thornton W. THE ADVENTURES OF PRICKLY PORKY The Bedtime Story-Books
Toronto Little, Brown & Company 1964 Hardcover Good 
Bedtime Story-Book series. Hardcover, no jacket as issued. Coer has some wear and bumping to spine ends and corners, with some paper loss at outer corners. Small tears to spine ends. Light soiling. Pages are all intact, a couple pages have light soiling. Several earmarks, one small edge tear and name written on first page. Harrison Cady illustrations. Happy Jack Squirrel & Prickly Porky make some new friends and set off for new adventures.... (200os) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 9.95 USD
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Collier Books 1963 Softcover Very Good Illustrated by Caddy, Alice 
Light edge & corner wear, light creasing, some fading & rubbing to spine, tiny peels on front where sticker was removed. Internal pages are tight and unmarked, b/w illustrations.. "A comical story about how some wild animals in a flood in Catfish Bend, Mississippi, take over the problem of flood control!" The author's books about life on the Mississippi have maked him the acknowledge successor to Mark Twain... (*Shipping will be reduced on this lighter book. ) ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall 
Price: 4.50 USD
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Seal Books 1983 0770418252 / 9780770418250 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Very nice, clean, tight condition. Page unmarked. Cover has very light edge & corner wear. Winner of the Young Canadian Writers Award. A year since losing his parents & moving to the tough part of town to live with his brother Russell & his wife, Jamie Brock's old life was gone and his troubles just beginning....Until Buddy, a stray dog in need of a friend, taught Jamie how to take a stand... [osl] ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall 
Price: 9.50 USD
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THUD!, Butterworth, Nick
16 Butterworth, Nick THUD!
Collins 1997 0001982648 / 9780001982642 Hardcover Near Fine 
Very nice, clean copy. Internal pages are pristine. Cover has some scuffing & a little wear to corners. No jacket as issued. "THUD! THUD! THUD! It must be big! The ground is shaking… It must be huge! The earth is quaking…Who will be brave enough to chase it away? Basil the Bushbaby, Spike the Porcupine, Humphrey the Crocodile, and all the other animals in the jungle are in a tizzy about the mysterious creature they call the Ugly Beast. But when they finally meet up with the creature, they discover that it’s nice, polite, and very unbeastlike—in fact, it’s somebody’s mother! Packed with bold illustrations that fill each spread with color, Thud! Will have children glued to the page—all the way through to the heartwarming conclusion. " [440osl]; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 48 pages; What is that creature? Does it have a name? Where did it come from? It’s very strange. I think it might be an ugly beast. It IS an ugly beast! A hilarious tale about jumping to conclusions. 
Price: 8.95 USD
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17 Carey, Mary BLACKBEARD'S GHOST Authorized Edition
Whitman 1968 Hardcover Good 
The Story of Walt Disney's Movie, Pictorial, adapted from the screenplay by Bill Walsh & Don DaGradi & based on the book by Ben Stahl. Illustrated by Al Anderson. Book has had some minor water damage, which has caused light wrinkling to back cover and waviness of pages. Cover has light edgewear & corner bumping, part of an old price sticker & light soiling. Interior pages have some age yellowing and are clean & tight. Pages all turn freely. Interior covers have some yellowing and light wrinkling. A couple pages have ear marks. 138 pages. A good reading copy. (280osl) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 3.50 USD
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CAPTAIN ABNER AND HENRY Q, Carmer, Elizabeth & Carl
18 Carmer, Elizabeth & Carl CAPTAIN ABNER AND HENRY Q
Garrard Publishing Company 1965 Hardcover Good Illustrated by Schroeder, Ted 
Hardcover with illustrated boards, no jacket. Light wear to edges & corners. Cover is soiled and front has 2 light scratches. Interior pages have some light soiling and a couple of earmarks. A small stamp on 1st page and a marked out stamp on top edge of pages are the only indication of this being an ex-library book. Great colour illustrations. The story of the eccentric Captain Abner and his pet swordfish Henry Q, who he trained to help him catch fish. (*shipping will be reduced to most locations) ; 8vo 
Price: 11.50 USD
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19 Cebulash, Mel THE BOATNIKS
Scholastic Book Serv. 1970 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Very nice condition. Pages clean and intact. Cover has light edgewear and a little soiling. B/w photos. Based on the screenplay by Arthur Julian and staring Phil Silvers as Commodore Harry Simmons; Robert Morse as Ensign Tom Garland; Stefanie Powers as Kat Fairchild and Don Ameche as Commander Fred Taylor. (95os) ; 8vo 
Price: 2.50 USD
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THE LOVE BUG, Cebulash, Mel
20 Cebulash, Mel THE LOVE BUG
Scholastic Book Serv. 1969 Softcover Good 
Pages clean and intact. Cover has some creasing and moderate edgewear, light soiling. B/w photos. The story of the wacky, wonderful Disney movie about a lovable little car that always crosses the finish line first. [osl-110] ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 3.50 USD
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