Classics, Folktales, Fairy Tales

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Children's Books :Classics, Folktales, Fairy Tales

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The Children's Dickens, Stories Selected from Various Tales
1 The Children's Dickens, Stories Selected from Various Tales
Oxford University Press circa 1922 Hardcover used 6 1/2 inches by 9 inches tall illustrated by Gilbert Wright 
56 pages

frontis and 6 other full page color illustrations by Gilbert Wright

Stories include: The Tale of Tiny Tim, Little Nell, The Blind Girl, An Episode in the Life of Mr. Pickwick, Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, A Runaway Pair, The Dolls' Dressmaker, Little Paul Dombey

Condition: very worn. Cover has rubbing wear, damp stains, bumped and damaged corners and heavy wear to the edges. Front hinge is broken with binding showing. Splitting between sections. Some pages have dampstains and some have bent corners and creases. Front free endpaper has gift inscription "Master Peter Wiley - from his friends - Dec 1922. The Stevens." 
Price: 5.50 USD

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Gumdrop and the Steamroller, Biro, Val
2 Biro, Val Gumdrop and the Steamroller
Childrens Press 1977 0516035975 / 9780516035970 hardcover used 24 pages 
A Stepping Stones book. Summary: Gumdrop, Mr. Oldcastle's smart old car, has a near-calamity with a steamroller.

Condition: Pages are clean. Cover has light wear. 
Price: 4.40 USD

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Mother Meadowlarck and Brother Snake, Firethunder, Billy
3 Firethunder, Billy Mother Meadowlarck and Brother Snake
Holt, Rinehart and Winston Inc. 1963 hardcover used 6 1/2 inches by 9 inches tall illustrated by John Peterson 
An Indian Legend. Mother Meadowlark outsmarts Brother Snake and gets her babies to safety.

Condition: Pages are clean. Cover has wear to the edge and corners. Ex school library book with markings. 
Price: 3.30 USD

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Billety Bob and the Big Brown Bear, Heward, Constance
4 Heward, Constance Billety Bob and the Big Brown Bear
David McKay Company (1939) hardcover used 59 pages, 6 inches by 9 inches tall 
Condition: Pages are lightly age toned and some are soiled. Half title page has writing: "Christmas Dec. 25, 1939. To John from Delphina" Cover is in poor condition. A piece is missing from the bottom of the spine cover. Cover is soiled, has ink marks and wear to the edges and corners with boards showing through in places. 
Price: 26.40 USD
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The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural, McKissack, Patricia
5 McKissack, Patricia The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural
New York Scholastic Inc. 1993 0590477358 / 9780590477352 softcover used 122 pages, 7 1/2 inches by 10 1/2 inches tall illustrated by Brian Pinkney 
from the cover: "The Dark-Thirty is a collection of original stories rooted in African-American history and the oral storytelling tradition. They should be told at that special time when it is neither day nor night and when shapes and shadows play tricks on the mind. When you feel fear tingling in your toes and zinging up your spine like a closing zipper, then you have experienced the delicious horror of a tale of the dark-thirty."

Contents:
The Legend of Pin Oak
We Organized
Justice
The 11:59
The Sight
The Woman in the Snow
The Conjure Brother
Boo Mama
The Gingi
The Chicken-Coop Monster

Condition: Pages are clean. Cover has creases and light wear. 
Price: 4.40 USD

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The Gateway to Storyland, Piper, Watty editor
6 Piper, Watty editor The Gateway to Storyland
Platt and Munk 1954 revised edition hardcover used scrapbook cutter illustrated by Eulalie 
Illustrated in color. Stories include
Little Black Sambo
The Tale of Peter Rabbit
My Shadow
Three Little Pigs
Three Little Kittens
The Rooster, The Mouse and the Little Red Hen
Mr. Pig Goes to Market
The Gingerbread Boy
The Wise Little Jackal
The Discontented Pig
The Sugar Plum Tree
Chicken Little
The Little Gary Pony
The Travels of a Fox
Mrs. Tabby Gray
The Camel and the Pig
The Little Tar Man
The Ice Cream Man
One Stormy Night
The Little Red Hen and the Grain of Wheat
Burrito and the Beautiful Animals

Book is in very poor condition. Binding cover is missing. Many pages are torn. Selling as a scrapbook cutter. The illustrations would be great to use in a child's scrapbook. 
Price: 12.97 USD

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The Demons' Mistake, Prose, Francine
7 Prose, Francine The Demons' Mistake
Greenwillow Books 2000 0688175651 / 9780688175658 1st edition hardcover with dust jacket used 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches tall illustrated by Mark Podwal 
Ages 5 and up. From the dust jacket: "The mischievous demons of Chelm, the legendary town in Poland where only fools live, wreak havoc on a daily basis. They make the milk go sour, herd livestock into the sky, and rip people's clothing and tangle their hair. Then they hear about an irresistible new place called New York City. A city jammed with unsuspecting people, motor cars, and tall, shiny buildings - a mayhem-loving demon's dream! When they get there, though, the big city is more than a match for the small-town demons of Chelm."

Condition: Pages are clean. Dust jacket has crease and edge and corner wear. 
Price: 6.60 USD

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Huckleberry Finn, Twain, Mark (adapted by June Edwards)
8 Twain, Mark (adapted by June Edwards) Huckleberry Finn
Raintree Publishing 1980 0817216510 / 9780817216511 hardcover used 48 pages illustrated by Sherry Neidigh 
Condition: One page has a soiled spot. Cover has bumped corners, rubbing ewar, fading and wear to the edges and corners. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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