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Bingleman's Midway

By: Ackerman, Karen; Barry Moser (Illustrator)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Honesdale, Pennsylvania, Boyds Mills Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 21364


Signed by Moser on the title page. Top corners bumped. An Ohio farmboy meets the allure of the circus, just like his father did. ; Signed by Illustrator View more info

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The Days of the Dinosaurs

By: Anderson, Jan

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Thomas Nelson Australia: 1985

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 21173


Signed by Base with a small dinosaur head added, and dated in 1999. Only slight rubbing to the corners. An early title for Base, published a year before Animalia. Features several full page color plates. Additional illustrations from Sharyn Madder. ; 52 pages; Signed by Illustrator View more info

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The Magic Hare

By: Banks, Lynne Reid; Barry Moser (Illustrator)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Morrow Junior Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 21366


Signed by Moser on the title page. Banks has taken the traditional folklore figure of the hare and fashioned her own version of the trickster character. ; Signed by Illustrator View more info

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The Worst Band in the Universe

By: Base, Graeme

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1989

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21179


Signed by Base on the verso of the title page. Castigated for defying tradition and playing an original tune on his Splingtwanger, a thirteen-year-old alien leaves Planet Blipp in search of musical freedom and enters the annual Worst Band in the Universe Competition. Includes a CD of songs supposedly recorded by the bands in the story; the CD is unopened. ; Signed by Author View more info

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My Grandma Lived in Gooligulch

By: Base, Graeme

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Davis, CA, The Australian Book Source: 1988

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21181


Signed by Base in 1992 on the first page of the story. This appears to be the original Australian edition, only with an American distributor label added to the copyright page. It was reissued in 1990 by Harry N. Abrams. The author's first book, set in the Australian outback and filled with koalas, wombats, kookaburras, and other distinctly Australian wildlife.; Signed by Author View more info

My Grandma Lived in Gooligulch

By: Base, Graeme

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1990

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21182


Signed by Base on the first page of the story. The author's first book, set in the Australian outback and filled with koalas, wombats, kookaburras, and other distinctly Australian wildlife.; Signed by Author View more info

The Misadventures of Silk and Shakespeare

By: Blevins, Winfred

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, IL, Jameson Books: 1985

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17969


Signed by Blevins on the title page. Slight foxing to the dust jacket flaps. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Old Mother West Wind

By: Burgess, Thornton W.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1990

Edition: First Thus; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 21215


Signed by Hague on the half-title page, with an added illustration. First published in 1910, a classic featuring Peter Rabbit and company. ; Signed by Illustrator View more info

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I Remember Grandpa

By: Capote, Truman; Barry Moser (Illustrator)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Peachtree Publishers: 1987

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 21365


Signed by Moser on the title page. A remainder stamp to the bottom page edges. Two tiny chips to the rear panel, and the dust jacket spine is faded. A slight crease to the top of the front flap. ; Remainder; Signed by Illustrator View more info

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

By: Carle, Eric

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Philomel Books: 1987

Edition: Revised Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22339


Signed by Carle opposite the title page. First Printing of this edition, with new illustrations and the title's printing history label on the copyright page. Top corners slightly bumped, with rubbing to the dust jacket edges. A nick to the rear fold, and a small crease to the flap. ; Signed by Author View more info

The Gates

By: Connolly, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 2009

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20956


Signed by Connolly on the title page. In illustrated boards without dust jacket, as issued. The story of a British boy, Samuel Johnson, and his dog, Boswell, who are attempting to stop the opening of the gates of hell. ; Signed by Author View more info

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A Matter of Pride

By: Crofford, Emily

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Carolrhoda Books, Inc.: 1981

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22361


Signed and inscribed by Crofford at Christmas, 1981. Light rubbing to the boards and dust jacket. Publisher's price of $7.95 on the front flap. A family lives through the Great Depression on a cotton plantation in Arkansas. Illustrated by Jim LaMarche. ; 48 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Tell Me Again About the Night I Was Born

By: Curtis, Jamie Lee

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Joanna Cotler Books: 1996

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16903


Signed by Curtis opposite the title page. Second printing. A young girl asks her parents to tell her again the cherished family story of her birth and adoption. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Morning Girl

By: Dorris, Michael

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22070


Briefly inscribed by Dorris. An Advance Reading Copy in illustrated wrappers. A story of a Taino girl and her brother, set in 1492 in the Bahamas. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Words with Wrinkled Knees

By: Esbensen, Barbara Juster

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell: 1986

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22372


Inscribed by Esbensen on the half-title page, and dated in 1988. An unmarked copy with a wrinkle to the top corner. Publisher's price of $11.95 at the top of the front flap, the bottom is clipped. Animal poems illustrated by John Stadler. ; [47] pages; Signed by Author View more info

Bark, George

By: Feiffer, Jules

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 2000

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21276


Reprint. Signed by Feiffer on the title page. A bookstore anti-theft sticker is visible on the underside of the dust jacket. The price-clipped jacket has light creasing a nick to the top corner. In just a few pen strokes and just a few words, Feiffer outlines the scenario of a puppy who cannot say "arf." ; Signed by Author View more info

Monkey Tag

By: Fromm, Pete

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Scholastic: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19994


Signed by Fromm on the title page. Signed copy sticker on the front panel. Minor edgewear to the spine, and a trace of dust soiling to the rear panel. Seventh-grader Eli begins to question his Roman Catholic faith when his twin brother, Thad, is paralyzed after falling from some bleachers during a game of tag. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Grizzly Bear with the Golden Ears + Author Ephemera

By: George, Jean Craighead

Price: $53.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1982

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22353


Briefly inscribed by George, and dated in 1982. The bottom of the front flap is clipped, with the publisher's price of $8.25 intact at the top. Slight creasing and dust soiling to the jacket, primarily to the rear cover. In this survival-themed picture book, a grizzly bear who bluffs rather than hunts for her food learns a lesson. Included is a long, illustrated promotional sheet folded twice, from publisher Thomas Y. Crowell discussing some of the author's other titles... View more info

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The Legend of the Veery Bird

By: Hague, Kathleen and Michael

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1985

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author & Illustrator

Seller ID: 21243


Signed by both Kathleen and illustrator Michael Hague on the title page, with an added drawing. Laid in is a promotional card from the publisher announcing the upcoming publication of Old Mother West Wind. In this original romantic legend, a 9 year old boy not only stutters, he can't find the words to express himself or even to comfort his mother when his father dies. ; Signed by Author & Illustrator View more info

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When Birds Could Talk and Bats Could Sing

By: Hamilton, Virginia; Barry Moser (Illustrator)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Blue Sky Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21359


Signed by Hamilton on the title page. A bump to the top corners. A retelling of 19th century African American folk tales. ; Signed by Author View more info