A Story From Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, "When Monsters Seem Real". By Fred Rogers, 1988.
Miniature set of books, approximately 3.5" x 2.5", first edition, copyright 1968, E.P. Dutton Co. Set includes Pooh Hears a Buzzing Noise and Meets Some Bees, Eeyore Loses a Tail and Pooh Finds One, Pooh Goes Visiting and Gets into a Tight Place, and Pooh and Piglet Go Hunting and Nearly Catch a Woozie. All stories by A. A. Milne from earlier copyrights. Illustrations by Ernest H. Shepard from earlier copyrights.
"Wild Thing" from Maurice Sendak's book, "Where the Wild Things Are".
This small plush "Wild Thing" stepped outside the book, for a day, to try his hand (or feet) at ballet. The plush toy was purchased separately from the book and the ballet picture block puzzle.
Strawberry Shortcake Cookbook by Michael J. Smollin, copyright 1980, publisher Random House NY.
"A Tale from the Care Bears - The Care Bears Battle the Freeze Machine", a story based on the TV Special.
Story by Arthur S. Rosenblatt, Pictures by Joe Ewers, copyright 1984 by American Greetings Corp., Published by Parker Brothers.
Humbug Rabbit by Lorna Balian, copyright 1974 by Abingdon Press.
"Very Far Away" by Maurice Sendak, illustrated by Maurice Sendak. Copyright 1957, publisher Harper and Brothers.
This was Maurice Sendak's 2nd book.
"The Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum and illustrated by Charles Santore. Condensed from "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" which was originally published in 1900. This 1991 edition is published by JellyBean Press. With an introduction by Michael Patrick Hearn and beautiful colorful illustration by Charles Santore this is a beautiful and large size book measuring over 10" x 13".
"The Miniature World of Peter Rabbit" by Beatrix Potter. The original and authorized editions. New editions from the original watercolors. First published in 1902, this edition copyright Frederick Warne & Co., 1986. This set includes: The Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin, The Tailor of Gloucester, The Tale of Benjamin Bunny, The Tale of Two Bad Mice, The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle, The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher, The Tale of Tom Kitten, The Tale of The Flopsy Bunnies, The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse, The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes, The Story of Miss Moppet, and The Tale of Samuel Whiskers. Each miniature book is approximately 2-1/4" x 3" and is stored in an illustrated heavy cardboard box with a drawer that opens.
"Be My Valentine" by M. J. Carr and illustrated by Katy Bratun. First Scholastic Printing, 1992.
"The Children's Book of America" by William J. Bennet and illustrated by Michael Hague. Published by Simon & Schuster 1998.
"Counting" another Harold and the Purple Crayon book. This particular small book with hardboard pages was part of a Chick-fil-A series.
"Froggy Goes to School" by Jonathan London, illustrated by Frank Remkiewicz (who illustrated the Animal Crackers Box). Published in 1996 by Viking, Penquin Group, 10th printing.
"The Miami Giant" by Arthur Yorinks, illustrated by Maurice Sendak. Published by Harper Collins Publishers, Michael Di Capua Books, 1995.
"Mr. Happy at the Seaside", "Mr. Silly on the Farm", and "Mr. Tickle in the Park" Each book is a Mr. Men Word Book by Roger Hargreave. First edition Published by Rourke Enterprises, Inc., 1981
A Weekly Reader An I CAN READ Book, "A Kiss for Little Bear", by Else Holmelund Minarik. Pictures by Maurice Sendak, author and artist of "Little Bear". Both text and pictures copyrighted 1968.
"Giant Treasury of Peter Rabbit" by Beatrix Potter with her original illustrations. This large size 92 page book is approximately 8.5" x 11" is full of Beatrix Potter stories, edited and with an introduction by Cary Wilkins. Copyright 1980 by Crown PUblishers, Inc., published by Derrydale Books, NY. Stories included are: The Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Tailor of Gloucester, The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin, The Tale of Benjamin Bunny, The Tale of Two Bad Mice, The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-winkle, The Pie and the Patty-Pan, and The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher.
Winnie-the-Pooh's Cookie Book, inspired by A. A. Milne, with decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. Copyright 1996 by Dutton Children's Books, a division of Penguin Books, NY. Marked as a Pooh's 70th Anniversary Collector's edition.
Keeko, copyright 1947 by Wilcox & Follett Co. The book is Charles Thorson's first and part of Kay's personal collection since 1952. The story and illustrations are both by Charles Thorson, the creator of Bugs Bunny. A truly delightful children's story with beautiful illustrations.
Adventures of the S. S. Happiness Crew, Second Adventure: Mystery in the MIddle of the Ocean. By June Dutton and illustrated by Eric Hill. First edition, 1981, published by Determined Productions, Inc., San Francisco, CA.
A unique "book" box written and illustrated by Rebecca Wildsmith, copyright 1998, published by Piggy Toes Press, CA. Inside the box is a little door for each letter of the alphabet, when a door is opened there is a pop-up to illustrate the appropriate letter of the alphabet.
A "California Raisins" children's softback story book. "California Raisins, Birthday Boo Boo" by David Nichols, illustrated by Pat Paris. Published by Checkerboard Press, div. of Macmillan, copyright 1988.
"Cabbage Patch Kids, Xavier's Fantastic Discovery, The Legend of the Cabbage Patch Kids". A Parker Brothers Story Book illustrated by Lucinda McQueen, copyright 1984.
Fishing with Cap'n Bob and Matey by Lew Hackler. Illustrations by Bobby Basnight, published by Seascape Enterprises, Colonial Heights, VA, copyright 1990. Printed in Hong Kong by Everbest Printing Co. A children's guide to fishing and boating terms, described as "An encyclopedia for kids of all ages".
A Weekly Reader Fairy Tale, softback "Snow White", copyright 1984. Retold by Martha Howlett and illustrated by Sue Lundgren.
"The Canary who Sailed with Columbus".
"Captain Kangaroo's Get Well Elephant" trade paperback, copyright 1992 by Bob Keeshan, illustrated by Chris Riddell; "Katy and the Big Snow" by Virginia Lee Burton, published by Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston. Paperback, Copyright 1971; "Wake Up, City!" by Alvin Tresselt, illustrated by Roger Duvoisin, published by Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., NY, copyright 1957, 3rd printing 1960; "Helga's Dowry, a Troll Love Story" written and illustrated by Tomie de Paola, published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1977. Paperback, 1st ed.; and "Meet Samantha" an American Girl Story.
Cheerios, advertised "Free Book Inside". The five softback
books, compliments of Cheerios included, "Marsupial Sue", "Zin!Zin!Zin! a Violin", "Click, Clack, Moo Cows That Type", "Bear Snores On",
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"Noisy Poems" 1989 softback, collected by Jill Bennett and illustrated by Nick Sharratt, 1987. Published by Oxford University Press, printed in Hong Kong.
Oak Tree Tales "Master Rabbit Leaves Home", by Dorothea King. Published by Derrydale Books, 1984; "POG" by Peter Haswell, First American edition 1989, Orchard Books; "Goodness Gracious Me" textbook published by MacMillan/McGraw-Hill School, 1993; "The Magic Merry-Go-Round" by V. Gilbert Beers, illustrated by Suzanne Carlton. Published by Southwestern Co., Wonder World Books, 1973; and "Velveteen Rabbit" by Margery Williams, illustrated by Robyn Officer, a Barnes and Nobles 1996 edition.
Tales From Fern Hollow, "Sigmund's Birthday Surprise", written and illustrated by John Patience, 1993. Published by Dandoll.
"The Old Woman and Her Pig" written and illustrated by Paul Galdone, 1960. Published by McGraw-Hill, 8th printing; "Boxes are Wishes", written by Dorothy W. Shepherd and illustrated by Phyllis Lee. Published by Steck-Vaughn, Austin, Texas. Copyright 1959; "My First Book of Words" a children's dictionary; "White Snow Bright Snow" written by Alvin Tresselt, illustrated by Roger Duvoisin, published by Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., NY. Copyright 1947, 19th prtg, Nov. 1968.
"Rachel Fister's Blister", written by Amy MacDonald, illustrated by Marjorie Priceman. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1990.
"An Edwardian Doll's House - Carousel Pop-Up Book", designed by Suzanne Ferguson, illustrated by Brian and Lizzie Sanders. Published by Collins, an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers, 1995.
"Sesame Street Song Book", words and music by Joe Raposo and Jeffrey Moss, illustrated by Loretta Trezzo, published by Simon and Schuster, 1971.
"Tingalayo Raffi Songs to Read", song by Raffi, illustrated by Kate Duke, Crown Publishers, NY, 1988, first edition.
"The Cottage at the End of the Lane", written by Elaine Mills, Crown Publ., Inc., a Random House company mfg. in Hong Kong. Originally publ. in Great Britain, 1994, 1st; "Mrs. Twitter the Animal Sitter", written by Donna Pape, drawings by Dora Leder, Garrard Publ. Company, 1972, 1st edition; "Handy Hank Will Fix It"; and a Dean boardbook, "Little Ones' Book of Nursery Rhymes", by Dean & Son ltd, Playmore, Inc., NY, printed in Holland, 1979.
"Farmyard Animals, Pop-up Carousel Book, The Seasons on Apple Tree Farm", by Stephen Cartwright, Usborne Publ.,1998. First publ in US 1999.
"When the Rooster Crowed", by Patricia Lillie, illustrated by Nancy Winslow Parker, published by Greenwillow Books, NY. 1988, First edition. "Raggy Taggy Toy", written by Joyce Dunbar, illustrated by P. J. Lynch the winner of the 1987 Mother Goose Award, published by Barron's, NY, 1988.
"Popcorn" by Frank Asch, Parents' Magazine Press, 1979. Parents Magazine Read Aloud Original, Gold Star Selection.
"Hail to Mail" by Samuel Marshak, 1927. Translated from the Russian by Richard Pevear, illustrated by Vladimir Radunsky.
Published by special arrangement w/ Henry Holt and Company, Inc., 1990 Reprint.
"Roxaboxen" by Alice McLerran, illustrated Barbara Cooney. Published by Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, NY, 1991 Reprint.
Magic Flip Books, "The Magic Hat", "The Magic Box", and "The Magic Picture" written and illustrated by Martha Alexander.
Published by Dial, a div. of E. P. Dutton, Inc. NY, 1984. A three book set complete with case.
"Complete Tales of Beatrix Potter", original and authorized edition by Beatrix Potter. New reproductions of Beatrix Potter's book illustrations. Published by F. Warne & Co. 17th printing of 1989 edition. A large and nice book with the original 1989 price of $35.00.
"We Played Marbles", written by Tres Seymour, illustrated by Dan Andreasen, published by Orchard Books NY, 1998. Illustrations are oil paintings reproduced in full color. A unique part of the illustrations are the interesting cloud formations, an example can be seen in the painting on the book's cover.
"The Biggest House", written by Ruth Jaynes, illustrated by Jacques Rupp, Bowmar Publ. Corp, CA,1968, 2nd printing June 1970.
"Bella et le tigre" French, written by Helene Haywood, 1976 editions lito-paris. "Double-Decker, Double -Decker, Double-Decker Bus", written by Patty Wolcott, illustrated by Bob Barner, published by Random House, 1980, 1991. "Duck Rogers", written by Clive Scruton's, Random House NY, 1986. First American ed., library ed. "The Good Luck Pony", written by Elizibeth Doda-Callan, Workman Publ. NY, 1990, First Printing.
"Jalapeno Hall", written by Jo Harper, illustrated by Jennifer Beck Harris, Maxwell Macmillan, 1993, First. "I Bought My Love a Tabby Cat" written by Colin West, illustrated by Caroline Anstey, Chronicle Books, CA, 1988. First US ed. 1988.
"Mud Pies", written by Judith Grey, illustrated by Debroah Sims, Troll Assoc., NJ, 1981. "Picture Dictionary and Spelling Book", J. McNally, Eric Winter, Ladybird Books, Loughborough, formerly Wills & Hepworth, 1966.
(A) "My Granny's Purse" a play book that is almost as exciting as looking inside the real Granny's purse. Written by P. Hanson, 2003.
(B) "My Granny's Purse" a look inside the play book by P. Hanson, 2003.
"Clifford - Welcome to Birdwell Island", first printing 2002, Scholastic, Inc., Tangerine Press. A plush Clifford with a zippered compartment with an attached book.
"Santa Pooh - Christmas Friendly Tales", first printing 1998, Mouse Works. A plush Santa Pooh with a book attached to his back.
"A Fluffy Tale", A Reader's Digest Young Families Book, published by Joshua Morris Publishing, 1997. Copyright Victoria House Publishing. Illustrated by Teresa Foster, written by Gaby Goldsack. A plush reindeer named "Robbie" with a Christmas storybook attached on his back.
"Spongeman Bob", Spongeman is wearing a backpack that has a book attached inside. Simon Spotlight, 2003.
"Micky Mouse - Friendly Tales", Mickey Mouse and friends are off to the beach to enter a sand castle contest. MouseWorks, 1998 Disney, Joshua Morris Publishing, First Edition.
"Mr. Potato Head Costume Party", a Mix'N-Match book. It's fun to mix and match the pages and see what disguises can be created for Mr. Potato Head. Each page is divided into three parts, turn one or more parts of the page and the following page becomes part of the picture. Playskool Books, illustrated by Rick Farley, an imprint of Dutton Children's Books, 1996, First Edition.
"The Ring Of Truth", an Original Irish Tale by Teresa Bateman. Illustrated by Omar Raffan. A Trumpet Club Special Edition. First Scholastic printing, February 1998.
"Mrs. Twitter the Animal Sitter", written by Donna Pape, drawings by Dora Leder, first edition, Garrard Publ. Company, 1972.
"Whistle Mary Whistle"
"My First Raggedy Ann, Raggedy Ann and Andy and the Magic Potion" adapted by Stephanie True Peters from the stories by Johnny Gruelle. Illustrated by Reg Sandland. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2001. Large size book with nice illustrations.
This soft bedtime activity book "Lullaby and Goodnight" was made exclusively for the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Also available in bookstores, with a slightly different design on cover, by Pockets of Learning, list price $34.99. This particular copy is missing the PJs, soap in the bathtub, and the bunny in bed, but otherwise a very nice copy with each design embroidered on the fabric pages. The entire book zips shut and has handles for easy carrying. Shown with the book is a TY Attic Treasure "Camelia, Always in Bloom" a pink bunny.
From Kay's private collection, "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" by Lewis Carroll, a Special Edition published by Random House, 1946. The John Tenniel illustrations from the original edition were colored in the manner of the period by Fritz Kredel. This edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland was designed by George Salter.
"The Baby BeeBee Bird" written and illustrated by Diane Redfield Massie. Published by Harper & Row, Weekly Reader Book Club, 1963.
"Cowboys" by Marie and Douglas Gorsline, illustrated by Charles Marion Russell. Published by Random House Pictureback, 1978.
A "Please Read to Me" book, original price $1.95.
"The Jolly Postman or The Other People's Letter" by Janet & Allan Ahlberg. First published in Great Britain, 1986. First U.S. edition, 2nd printing, printed in Hong Kong.
"The Wheels on the Bus", written and illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky. Published by Intervisual Books, Inc., Anniversary edition 2000 (original 1990), Dutton Children's Books, div. of Penguin Putnam Books. A book with moving parts.
"Flower Fairies Changing Seasons" written and illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker, published by Frederick Warne and Company, Penquin Books, copyright 1992, 3rd printing. A sliding picture book. The picture changes when the tab is pulled showing the same fairy in a different season.
Winnie the Pooh's Christmas written by Bruce Talkington, Illustrated by Alvin White Studio, Pencils by Sparky Moore, and Backgrounds by Gene Ware. Disney Press, New York, copyright 1991.
"The Ringbear" by Cornelius P. Callahan, Illustrated by Chad Verrill, copyright 2001, published by Sextant Press, Chicago, Il. The story of a friendly bear who wasn't sure what kind of bear he was. He found a wedding ring outside the church and carried it into the church and up to the altar where a bride and groom were getting married. After that the friendly bear was known as the Ringbear and now he attends all weddings.
"Arthur Meets The President", an Arthur Adventure by Marc Brown for his Texasfriends Melinda Murphy, Jane Strickland, Mary Lankford, and Nancy O'Conner. Copyright 1991, this edition published 1996. A small little book, approximately 4" x 5" published by Little, Brown and Company
"Square Bear Book", by Martin Leman, Pelham Books, published by the Penquin Group, London England. First published 1991. A book of children's verses.
"Bonnie's Blue House", by Kelly Asbury, Henry Holt and Company, NY. First edition, 1997. One in a set of four 'color' books which include, Bonnie's Blue House, Rusty's Red Vacation, Yolanda's Yellow School.
"ABC Block Books, 26 Board Books in a box!" "26 Chunky Little Board Books!" "In the spirit of wooden alphabet blocks, these small, colorful books -- one for each letter of the alphabet -- are perfect for little hands....." Copyright 1999 by Innovative Creative, Illustrations by Susan Estelle Kwas, Design by Paul Kepple, Cronicle Books LLC. Sells new for $24.95.
"The Adventures of Thumbs Up Johnnie, Johnnie Finds A Buddy" created and written by Michelle Bain, illustrated by Jessica Cramer, copyright 2002. The story begins, "Thumbs Up Johnnie is a happy little thumbprint with a good life and comfortable cowboy boots!. . . ."
"Land of Sweet Surprises", A Revolving Picture Book. A reproduction from an antique book by Ernest Nister first published around 1897. Copyright 1983 by Intervisual Communications, Inc., 9th printing. "To change from one picture to another, hold the ribbon tab and slowly move it from left to right along the bottom of the circle. To change back to the first picture, move the ribbon tab from right to left." First published in The United States by Philomel Books, a division of The Putnam & Grosset Book Group. This is a pretty book with revolving drawings of nineteenth-century children's activities are superimposed so that the scene shown on each page changes as a tab is turned. Accompanied by verses.
"Read with Dick and Jane, Something Funny", softback, published in 2003 by Grosset & Dunlap. Dick and Jane is a registered trademark of Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers, Inc.
"Come Walk With Me, A Chubby Playskool Playbook", copyright 1964, designed by Dick Martin.
"Little Red", copyright 2003, by Sarah Ferguson, The Duchess of York. Illustrated by Sam Williams. On the back cover of the book Sarah Ferguson wrote, "Dear Reader, When I was a little girl, I wanted to have a friend like Little Red. She's sweet and brave and funny and kind. When I grew up, I made a Little Red doll of my own. I take her with me wherever I go visiting children in hospitals, cheering up people who are sad. Now Little Red has a book of her own. I hope you enjoy reading about her adventures. Sarah"
"Puppet Farm", copyright 2000 Fernleign Books. This edition produced for Books are Fun Ltd. Fairfield, Iowa. Illustrated by Teri Gower and written by Caryn Jenner. This large book is actually a set of nine small books. Each small book comes with a finger puppet character. At the end of every story is a frame through which your puppet can take part in the happy ending.
"Baby's First Library", copyright 1999, Michael O'Mara Books Ltd., Illustrations copyright 1999 Rachael O'Neill. Children's Book-of-the-Month Club. A set of 10 small board books: Shapes, Opposites, Colors, Food, At Home, Toys, Numbers, Noises, Clothes, and Baby Animals. Each book is approximately 3" tall x 3" wide.
"Little Treasury of Peter Rabbit", copyright 1983, Arlington House, Inc. Distributed by Crown Publishers, Inc., printed in Japan. Full color Beatrix Potter Illustrations, retold by Corey Nash. A set of six board books: Meet Peter Rabbit, Peter Rabbit: Lost in Mr. McGregor's Garden; Benjamin Bunny Visits Peter Rabbit; Peter Rabbit & Benjamin Bunny: More Garden Mischief, Peter Rabbit & Benjamin Bunny: Trapped by a Cat!; Peter Rabbit: Home Again!
"Whiskers & Rhymes" by Arnold Lobel, first edition, copyright 1985, Greenwillow Books, NY.
"Jon-Jon and Annette", by Elzbieta. Publisher Henry Holt NY, 1993 1994 First American edition. A heart warming story for children. .
"Lion King Sing-Along", by Walt Disney Records, 1994. "I'm Glad I'm Not an Alligator", by Rita Kayser. Illustrator, Lorraine Arthur. Standard Publ. Co. Ohio, 1983, "A Happy Day Book".
Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster. This is a Borzoi Book published by Alfred A. Knope, Inc., NY. First published in 1912. First included in Everyman's Library Children's Classics in 1993. A true classic that everyone young and old would enjoy reading. "Madeline" is waiting patiently for someone who will read the Daddy-Long-Legs book to her.
Behind the Scenes at the Shopping Mall by Marilyn Miller, illustrated by Ingo Fast, published by RSVP Raintree Steck-Vaughn Publishers, The Steck-Vaughn Company, Austin, Texas. Copyright 1996
Cabbage Patch Kids Making Friends A Parker Brothers Story Book, story by Kathleen N. Daly, pictures by Maryann Cocca-Leffler. Copyright 1984 Original Applachian Artworks, Inc. Published in the United States by Parker Brothers.
A Treasury of Holly Hobbie Rand McNally & Company. Published by Ottenheimer Publishers, Inc., distributed by Rand McNally & Company. Copyright 1979, 1978 American Greetings Corp.
Peter Rabbit and Friends by Beatrix Potter, 100th Anniversary Edition, Eight charming, full-color sticker books. The Sticker Storybook Collection includes: The Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Tale of Benjamin Bunny, The Tale of Jeminma Puddle-Duck, The Tale of quirrel Nutkin, The Tale of Tom Kitten, The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies, The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher, and The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes. Ottenheimer Publishers, Inc., copyright 1992. 200+ full-color stickers included with the set of books.
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