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241 Camberwick Green ABC
Murray, Gordon (based on the characters created by) Dean & Son Ltd London 1972 0603015603 / 9780603015601 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Pictorial hardback. Slim unpaginated children's book based on Gordon Murray's BBC TV series. A previous owner's name has been written neatly in biro at the top edge of the front pastedown, the top corners are slightly bumped and there are some tiny indentations to the boards. The sewn binding is just slightly loosening inside the covers. In otherwise good clean condition. A wonderful book of 1970s childhood nostalgia. 309295 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
256 Little Bell and the Moon
Paley-Phillips, Giles ; Deppe, Iris Fat Fox Books Ltd Staplehurst, Kent 2015 0992872863 / 9780992872861 First Edition Hardcover New No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
New hardback. RRP. £10.99. First printing. A beautiful new children's picture book. Little Bell loves the Moon and the Moon loves Little Bell. Every night they cross the oceans and the mountains on their adventures. Little Bell grows older and one last flight with the Moon makes something very special happen to little Bell. 304708 
Price: 9.89 GBP

 
 
242 Trumpton Day by Day Stories
Murray, Gordon (based on the characters created by) Dean & Son Ltd London 1973 0603015751 / 9780603015755 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Pictorial hardback. Slim unpaginated children's book based on Gordon Murray's BBC TV series. A previous owner's name has been written neatly in biro at the top edge of the front pastedown. In otherwise very good clean condition and the sewn binding is nice and firm. A wonderful book of 1970s childhood nostalgia. 309294 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
257 Madeline Finn and the Library Dog
Papp, Lisa Old Barn Books West Sussex 2017 1910646326 / 9781910646328 First Edition Hardcover New New Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
New hardback, with dust jacket. RRP £12.99. Madeline Finn does not like to read. Not books. Not magazines. Not even the menu on the ice cream van. Fortunately, Madeline meets Bonnie, a library dog. Reading aloud to Bonnie isn't so bad. When Madeline Finn gets stuck, Bonnie doesn't mind. As it turns out, it's fun to read when you're not afraid of making mistakes. Bonnie teaches Madeline Finn that it's Okay to go slow, to keep trying, and to get support from a friend. A beautiful, reassuring, story for all those struggling to read. Perfect accompaniment for the 'reading dogs' programmes used by many schools and libraries. Money from the sales of the book will be donated to UK-based Pets As Therapy charity. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. 307109 
Price: 11.69 GBP

 
 
243 Puppets (Puffin Picture Book No. 112)
Murray, Gordon ; illustrated by Tony Hart Penguin Books | Puffin Harmondsworth 1958 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall Hart, Tony 
Very scarce picture puffin in really nice, clean condition. Unfortunately just one die-punched press out shape from p.26 has slipped out, so is missing. It is otherwise in excellent condition. Flexible card covers with stapled binding and yellow cloth spine. Just a hint of rusting to the staples showing through the yellow cloth. Some very light indentations to the covers where it looks as though the book may have been lightly used as a rest for writing on a piece of paper. The binding is really tight. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Browned inside the covers and to the first page. pp. 31. A lovely example if you can overlook the missing shape. 18.4 x 26cm. 106144 
Price: 70.00 GBP

 
258 Rainbow's End : Toby Claypot's Wishing Well
Patience, Jane ; illustrated by John Patience Peter Haddock Limited Bridlington 1987 0710503628 / 9780710503626 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
VG clean condition. Glossy laminated hardback. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Children's picture book story. 100965 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
244 Fun at the Farm (The Ladybird Key Words Reading Scheme, Book 4b)
Murray, W. ; with illustrations by J. H. Wingfield Ladybird Books Loughborough 1965 0721404782 / 9780721404783 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. Orange boards frame picture on the front cover (the later matt edition design). First published in 1965, this copy is a much later printing from c. 1980. Boards are slightly bumped to the spine ends and the bottom corners. Spine very good. A small bump to the outer foredge of the rear board. In excellent condition inside - clean, tight, firm and unmarked. No previous owner's names or inscriptions and pages are free from any handling marks or creases. 51pp. Printed 10-digit ISBN number and price of 40p on the back cover. 104984 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
259 Hello, Barney!
Pershall, Mary K. ; illustrated by Mark Wilson Viking Kestrel | Penguin 1988 0670824062 / 9780670824069 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall Wilson, Mark 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. The boards are lightly rubbed at the spine ends. In very good, clean condition - no previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks, and no handling creases to pages. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. Beautifully illustrated. The dust jacket is a little rubbed at the edges and has a couple of short tears and small chips at the head of the spine. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. (Books photographed without the film sleeve, due to reflection). 308570 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
245 Happy Holiday (Ladybird Key Words Reading Scheme, Book 7a)
Murray, W. ; with illustrations by J. H. Wingfield Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1964 0721405533 / 9780721405537 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Later printing, c. 1980. Matt blue covers with picture in a square on the front cover. ISBN and printed price of 50p on the back cove. No barcode. In excellent, barely used, unmarked condition. There are slight bumps to the spine ends and minor rubs to the spine and corners. 53pp. 102671 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
260 Sam Sparrow [Blackberry Farm Books]
Pilgrim, Jane ; illustrated by F. Stocks May Hodder and Stoughton [c.1972] 1972 0340037962 / 9780340037966 Soft cover Good Book 24mo - over 5 - 5¾" tall 
2nd impression; first published 1965. Red covers with red tape covering to the spine (as published). Date not stated but is c. 1972. Printed ISBN on the back cover and printed price of 15p. Small pen mark on the back cover. Some general handling creases to covers. Pages are clean and free from creases. No names or inscriptions. 14cm. Stapled binding. 304500 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
246 Mountain Adventure (Ladybird Key Words Reading Scheme, Book 12b)
Murray, W. ; with illustrations by M. Aitchison Ladybird Books Loughborough 1979 0721400248 / 9780721400242 Hardcover Near Fine Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. A later printing, c. 1980. Orange boards with picture on the front cover. In really nice, near fine condition. Covers clean; just very lightly rubbed down the spine edges. Binding tight. No names or inscriptions. No handling creases to pages. 52pp. Printed ISBN number and price of 50p on the back cover. 304946 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
261 Stork School
Plyatskovsky, M. ; translated from the Russian by Fainna Glagoleva ; drawings by V. Chizhikov Progress Publishers [c.1970s] Moscow Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Publication date is not stated but is c. 1970s. Children's Russian fairytale / fables, translated into English. Beautifully illustrated. Binding is a stapled paperback, 27.5 x 22cm. In very nice, clean and unmarked condition. The bottom corner is slightly bumped and it is ever so slightly faded at the spine. Unpaginated. 24pp including covers. 104960 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
247 Out in the Sun (The Ladybird Key Words Reading Scheme, Book 5b)
Murray, W. ; with illustrations by Martin Aitchison Ladybird Books Loughborough 1979 0721400175 / 9780721400174 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. Orange boards frame the picture on the front cover (the later matt covers design). First published in 1965, this is a c. 1980 printing of this Ladybird. The boards are slightly faded at the spine, have minor bumps to top corners, a small bump to the base of the spine and a bump and a small chip to the top of the spine. The spine is very good. In excellent condition inside - clean, tight, firm and unmarked. No names or inscriptions, no handling creases or marks to pages. 51pp. Printed 10-digit ISBN number and price of 40p on the back cover. 104983 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
262 The Australia Book
Pownall, Eve ; illustrated by Margaret Senior John Sands Pty. Ltd [c. 1953] Australia 1953 Hardcover Very Good Good Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall Senior, Margaret 
Hardback with dust jacket. Publication date not stated but is c. 1953. This is the fifth edition. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. The book itself is in very nice clean condition throughout. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 46. The dust jacket is worn and torn - has a long tears, a couple of shorter ones and some creasing to the front cover, and a long scratch and loss of approx. 10 x 3.5cm to the top edge of the back cover. Front flap not price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. (Photographed without the film sleeve, to minimise reflection). 308986 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
248 Narrow Gauge and Miniature Railways from old picture postcards
Neale, Andrew Plateway Press Croydon, Surrey 1986 0951110802 / 9780951110805 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Stapled booklet. There is a gift inscription written just inside the front cover. Otherwise in VG clean condition. 60pp. 302875 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
263 Ragged Robin: Poems from A to Z
Reeves, James (poems by) ; illustrations by Emma Chichester Clark Walker Books London 1990 0744511089 / 9780744511086 First Thus Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall Clark, Emma Chichester 
Hardback with dust jacket. First thus. Laminated pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. An excellent, fine condition, copy in near fine dust jacket - just a few light rubs to the spine ends of the dust jacket and the spine of the jacket has slightly faded. The book is clean, tight and unmarked. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price clipped. Slim and unpaginated. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 106822 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
249 The Little Straw Bull, A Ukrainian Folk Tale
Nechayev, A. (retold by); Zheleznova, Irina (translated into English by) ; drawings by David Haikin Progress Publishers Moscow 1980 Soft cover Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Second printing. Children's Ukrainian fairytale / fable, translated into English. Beautifully illustrated. Binding is a stapled paperback, 27.5 x 22cm. There is a bump to the top and bottom of the spine, small mark to the front cover and a tear to the covers at the top of the spine, approx. one inch long and the binding is rubbed at the spine, the full length. Inside, the pages are bright and clean. Unpaginated. 16pp including covers. 104961 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
264 Titus in Trouble
Reeves, James ; with illustrations by Edward Ardizzone The Bodley Head 1971 0370007093 / 9780370007090 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Ardizzone, Edward 
Hardback with dust jacket. First reprint of the second edition; Titus in Trouble was first published in 1959. Pictorial boards in matching dust jacket. The boards are bright and fresh. In excellent, clean condition inside; no marks or creasing, no previous owner's names or inscriptions. Lovely condition. There are just a very few small, light foxing spots to the top outer closed textblock page edge and the dust jacket is lightly rubbed at the edges. The front flap of the dust jacket has been price clipped and the dust jacket is every so slightly darkened at the spine. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 307678 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
250 Santa's Gift
Neugebauer, Charise ; illustrated by Barbara Nascimbeni North-South Books 1999 0735811458 / 9780735811454 First Edition Hard Cover New New 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
New hardback, in excellent fine condition. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. Timothy loves to get new toys but he never shares them with anyone. So one Christmas Santa sends Timothy an unusual letter. Can Santa teach Timothy the joy of giving? With some help from Humphrey, Timothy's wise friend, it just might turn out to be Timothy's merriest Christmas ever. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. Lovely illustrations. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 058059 
Price: 6.99 GBP

 
265 The March Wind
Rice, Inez ; illustrated by Vladimir Bobri Bodleian Library Oxford 2017 1851244611 / 9781851244614 Hardcover New No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
New hardback. RRP £12.99. First published in 1957. One windy day a little boy happens upon a large black hat, lying in the street. When he tries it on, he becomes a whole host of different characters he's always wanted to be: a soldier marching through the puddles, a cowboy galloping on his steed, a bandit fleeing in the night, or a ringleader at a circus. But when the owner comes to claim his hat, the little boy finds the March Wind before him. Is this part of his imagination too?Vladimir Bobri's timeless illustrations bring to life a magical childhood world in a captivating story about make-believe and the transformative power of the elements. Slim unpaginated illustrated children's picture book. 306876 
Price: 11.69 GBP

 
 
251 Clever Bill
Nicholson, William Egmont UK Limited London 2016 1405283327 / 9781405283328 First Thus Hardcover New New Book 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall 
First published in the UK in 1926 and now brought back into print in this lovely new edition. By the renowned illustrator of the children's classic The Veleveteen Rabbit. 23.5cm x 17cm. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 305745 
Price: 8.99 GBP

 
266 When The Walrus Comes
Riddell, Chris Walker Books Ltd 1989 0744512557 / 9780744512557 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Hardback. Laminated pictorial boards, no dust jacket. The front endpaper has a repaired tear, approx. 2.5cm (the tear has been repaired to the verso with acid-free repair tissue but the repair is visible). A few very light handling creases to pages. Otherwise in VG clean condition throughout. No names or inscriptions. 301540 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
252 Brer Rabbit on Tour, with Pop-up Pictures
No author listed Birn Brothers Ltd [c. 1956] London 1956 Hardcover Good Book 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall 
n.d. Date of publication not stated but is c. 1956 [ref. British Library]. This is a nice copy of this scarce Pop-up book for children. Slightly better than good condition. The boards are slightly bowed and there are some minor rubs around the spine ends. Inside, a gift inscription is pencilled at the top edge of the first page. The pop-ups are all in good condition, though some have folded at the spine join to match the binding, rather than folding forwards, so have an extra crease in them. 13pp. 17 x 23.5cm. 304327 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
267 Ginger and Snout
Ripman, Constance ; illustrated by Eva Ash Franklyn Ward and Wheeler Ltd [c. 1942] Leicester 1942 First Edition Hardcover Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Slim children's illustrated picture book. Pictorial paper boards with green cloth spine. Bumps and rubs to the corners, exposing board underneath. Stapled binding inside the boards Publication date not stated but later editions were stated so this is a presumed first edition of 1942. No names or inscriptions. Vibrant full page colour illustrations. Delightful story of tomboy Ginger and her friend, Snout the pig. A few very minor handling marks to the pages but generally bright and clean. 24 pages. 18.5 x 22.5cm. 105705 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
253 Hortense and the Shadow
O'Hara, Natalia and Lauren Puffin Books 2017 0141374020 / 9780141374024 Hardcover New New Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
New hardback with dust jacket. 2nd impression. Brand new in excellent, fine condition. RRP £10.99. Beautifully illustrated and written picture book by this sister duo. Hortense hated her shadow. Everywhere she went, it went. Everything she did, it did. And every time night fell it grew tall and dark and crooked. So Hortense decided: the shadow must go! Only later, alone in the wolfish woods, she learned that a girl without a shadow is far smaller... A fairy tale about light and shadows. Slim and unpaginated. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 307809 
Price: 10.99 GBP

 
268 My Grandmother's Djinn
Robb, Brian Andre Deutsch London 1976 0233967796 / 9780233967790 First Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall Robb, Brian 
Hardback with dust jacket. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. In excellent condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is just a little faded at edges and slightly discoloured at the spine. There is a very slight crease to the top edge of the back cover of the dust jacket and the back cover has a slight groove scored in the DJ. Front flap not price clipped. Old erased price just visible on the front flap of the DJ. Slim and unpaginated. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 106823 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
254 Hamilton's Hats
Oborne, Martine ; illustrated by Axel Scheffler Macmillan Children's Books 2007 023001531X / 9780230015319 First Thus Hardcover Fine Fine Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
First printing in this new edition; the book was first published as Juice the Pig in 1996. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. A lovely copy. Printed price on the front flap of the dust jacket of £10.99. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 103325 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
269 Old Perisher
Ross, Diana ; with drawings by Edward Ardizzone Faber and Faber Russell Square, London 1965 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall Ardizzone, Edward 
Hardback, no dust jacket. 1st edition. An EX-LIBRARY copy - boards have been laminated with non-original library pastedowns and endpapers and cloth reinforcements to inner hinges. Minor bumps to the corners of the boards. Usual library marks and remnants from labels. Tears to the front endpaper. A short tear to the top and bottom of the title page; a short tear to the top edge of the first page of text. The binding is firm and the pages are mostly clean but there is a blue ink stain to the bottom edge of a page in the middle of the text (pages not numbered), with tiny blue ink marks to the bottom edge of the subsequent pages. Delightful story with beautiful Ardizzone illustrations. Unpaginated. 25 x 17.5cm. 106143 
Price: 50.00 GBP

 
 
255 Helen Oxenbury's ABC of things
Oxenbury, Helen William Heinemann Ltd London 1971 0434955981 / 9780434955985 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. A really super, near fine, copy of this scarce first edition. A little foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges and to the underside of the edges of the dust jacket. Otherwise, clean, tight and pages unmarked. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Layout and design by Jan Pienkowski. Slim and unpaginated. Dust jacket not price clipped. 106881 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
270 A Walk in Paris
Rubbino, Salvatore Walker Books 2014 1406341525 / 9781406341522 First Edition Hard Cover New New 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
New hardback, in excellent fine condition. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. First impression. RRP £12.99. Paris - the most beautiful city in the world! The most romantic! It's the perfect place for a girl and her grandad to spend the day. Join them as they explore Paris's iconic landmarks and experience its culture and style first-hand: visit a traditional street market, climb to the top of Notre-Dame, wander through the Tuileries Gardens and gaze up at the Eiffel Tower. Salvatore Rubbino's friendly text and fresh, lively illustrations beautifully capture the delight of a young visitor experiencing the wonders of Paris - the City of Lights! Slim unpaginated children's picture book. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 058036 
Price: 12.99 GBP

 
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