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 Kid's Books

Kid's books,children's books or youth oriented books.

 Few books carry with them such memories as the books which we enjoyed as children.

Maybe our parents read to us, or we stumbled over them through school days or maybe we simply enjoyed the wonderful graphics

which were included with most of these.

Here is a chance to revisit those times since we have a large number of youth oriented books on sale here.

From kindergarten to early mysteries and darker adult books converted for younger minds you can find something here to enjoy.

 


We have many kid's books which are considered part of a series.

We also have books which were so popular that they were republished at different times

and by different publishers. (There are many versions of Mother Goose books for example)

To view kid's books of which we have more than 1 version

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1971 The Best Of LÂ’il Abner by Al Capp $35.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1971 The Best Of LÂ’il Abner by Al Capp. Great softcover first edition book in good condition with minor creases in cover and some writing on cover page. Revisit the great comic strips of LÂ’il Abner produced by Al Capp. 190 pages of info on this classic comic strip and most of all featuring the comic strips themselves in black and white and colour.
1944 Lassie Come Home by Eric Knight $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1944 Lassie Come Home by Eric Knight. Hard cover book in good condition this is the 15th printing of the original 1940 edition. Owner’s name inside front cover some smudges on rear cover.
1952 Strange But True A Book of Things Hard to Believe Stories by Margaret Gossett $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1952 Strange But True A Book of Things Hard to Believe Stories by Margaret Gossett. Great illustrations by Alois Fabry Jr. A hard cover book in good used condition with owner’s name signed inside cover. Slight stain at page edges and some wear at spine. (See images)
1927 Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi $40.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1927 Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi. Hard cover book with no dust jacket in good condition. Some wear to cover, a few pencil marks inside,slight tear to side of page 3 in introduction and bottom of one page has piece torn out. At 220 pages it has black and white text figures, and 12 color plates, all by Atillio Massino. Translated from Italian by Carol Della Chiesa
1960 Swiss Family Robinson by Steve Frazee $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1960 Swiss Family Robinson by Steve Frazee. Illustrated by Henry Luhrs 210 pages in good used condition with owner’s name inside front cover. 210 pages.

 

Girl's Books 

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Schoolbooks  

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schoolbooks, mostly early grade

spelling and reading.  

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  Boy's Books 

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1926 First Canadian Edition Winnie-The-Pooh by A.A. Milne. Decorations by Ernest A. Shepard $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1926 First Canadian Edition Winnie-The-Pooh by A.A. Milne. Decorations by Ernest A. Shepard. A green cloth hard cover book in good used condition with some staining to cover and front pages. OwnerÂ’s name on front page in ink, Other scribbles in pencil. 7 3/4" by 5 1/2" 158 pages.
Early 1900 Four Little Mischiefs by Rosa Mulholland $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! Early 1900 Four Little Mischiefs by Rosa Mulholland. Book is worn with scuffs, soils, exterior stains, age toning, etc. A readable copy. 254 pages
Early 1900s By sea And Air by G. G. Jackson $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! Early 1900s By sea And Air by G. G. Jackson. Beautifully illustrated by A. Chidley, full colour, full page illustrations grace this book intended for younger readers. Good condition hard cover with some stains on back cover and some smudges throughout.
1933 Animal Stories by Stephen Southwold $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1933 Animal Stories by Stephen Southwold. Illustrations by Honor C. Apleton. Hard cover book in used condition with some staining and wear and tear to covers. Beautiful illustrations. 126 pages
1953 2 Read And Colour books The Ginger Bread Boy and Sleeping Beauty $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1953 2 Read And Colour books The Ginger Bread Boy and Sleeping Beauty. Golden Book sized books in slightly used condition. Lots left to color.
1930 Jack And Jill A Little Giant Book Edited by Mrs. Herbert Strang $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1930 Jack And Jill A Little Giant Book Edited by Mrs. Herbert Strang. Hard cover book with dust jacket in good condition. Contains various mother Goose type stories for young boys and girls.
1953 The Collected Poems of Freddie The Pig by Walter R. Brooks $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1953 The Collected Poems of Freddie The Pig by Walter R. Brooks. Illustrated by Kurt Wiese. Hard cover ex-library book in good used condition. First Edition
The Mammoth Story Book part 8 of the Bumper Book Series $15
Click Here for Product Details! The Mammoth Story Book part 8 of the Bumper Book Series. Although British books do not typically print their publication date inside this is a British book and from the clothing shown in the illustrations it appears to be from the early 1900s possibly 30s 40s. Great illustrations and short stories oriented to boys. Good used condition with wear on edges of covers and minor dog ears.
1922 Billy Chick by Florence Nottey $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1922 Billy Chick by Florence Nottey. Large sized book by Florence Nottey. Cute kidÂ’s book with drawn illustrations published by M. A. Donahue & Co. . Soft cover with minor wear and tear.
1961 Yogi Bear and the Super Scooper by Nancy Hong $5.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1961 Yogi Bear and the Super Scooper by Nancy Hong. Pictures by L. Hooper and R.Thomas small authorized edition by Whitman Publishing. Good condition hard cover with ownerÂ’s signature on front page.
1931 Cinderella kid’s book by Harter Publishing Co. $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1931 Cinderella kid’s book by Harter Publishing Co.. Large soft cover book with marvellous illustrations by Fern Bissel Peat a very popular and collected artist and illustrater. Each illustration carries her signature. Interesting history of the story of Cinderella at the back. Good used condition with some stains. (See images)
1941 Large Illustrated Favourite Picture Stories Book $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1941 Large Illustrated Favourite Picture Stories Book. Large soft cover book containing 3 children’s stories, The Three Bears, The Little Red Hen and Little Red Riding Hood. Marvelous illustrations! By the Whitman Publishing Company in very good condition.
1922 AndersenÂ’s Fairy Tales A Saalfield Publication $15
Click Here for Product Details! 1922 AndersenÂ’s Fairy Tales A Saalfield Publication. Hardcover book in good used condition with slight separation at spine, some wear and tear to covers and ownerÂ’s name inside. Fully illustrated.
1950 Wishing Boy of New Netherland by Maud Esther Dilliard $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1950 Wishing Boy of New Netherland by Maud Esther Dilliard. First Edition hard cover ex library book in used condition with loose front page and spine. (See images). Book is about life in 17th century New England.
1942 The Town Mouse and The Country Mouse kid’s book illustrated by Ethel Hayes $25.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1942 The Town Mouse and The Country Mouse kid’s book illustrated by Ethel Hayes. Marvellous illustrations by renowned illustrator Ethel Hays in glowing colour highlight this charming kid’s book by the Saalfield Publishing Company. In very good used condition.
1954 Water Babies by Charles Kingsley Illustrated by Margaret W. Tarrant $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1954 Water Babies by Charles Kingsley Illustrated by Margaret W. Tarrant. Hard cover book in used condition this is a reprint of the original 1914 edition. 126 pages with possibly the last page torn out. (It looks like an addendum page but maybe not). Beautiful illustrations by Margaret W. Tarrant.
1947 Blondie and Dagwood’s marvellous Invention by Chic Young $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1947 Blondie and Dagwood’s marvellous Invention by Chic Young. Original story about the Bumstead Family. Authorized edition with illustrations. Hard cover in good cared for condition with plastic cover over covers.
1925 Chatterbox Annual Popular Limited Edition published by L.C. Page, Boston $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1925 Chatterbox Annual Popular Limited Edition published by L.C. Page, Boston. Hard cover book fully illustrated in fair condition with separated spine and wear and tear to pages. Quite presentable and readable. About 8" wide and over 10" tall.
1942 The Three Bears Illustrated book by Merril Publishing of New York $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1942 The Three Bears Illustrated book by Merril Publishing of New York. Beautiful illustrations highlight this large book of the Three Bears fairy tale. In very good condition with pebbled semi-hard covers.
1986 Classical Children Stories Reprint from original 1934 book $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1986 Classical Children Stories Reprint from original 1934 book. Hard cover book with dust jacket in very good condition. This is a large book containing a number of classic childrenÂ’s tales. GulliverÂ’s Travels,Alice in Wonderland, The Arabian Nights (6 tales),Robinson Crusoe and Little Women. 448 pages. Illustrated.
1920 The Little Brown Bear by Johnny Gruelle $8.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1920 The Little Brown Bear by Johnny Gruelle. Small hard cover in used condition. Damaged spine, writing inside covers, some staining, minor tears and spine loose. Delightful illustrations.
1945 The Seven Voyages of Sinbad The Sailor Illustrated by Oscar Fabres $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1945 The Seven Voyages of Sinbad The Sailor Illustrated by Oscar Fabres. Hard cover book in rough condition. This book has been repaired with page inserts (and tape) and some of the pages are out of sequence. It can be re-assembled with a little work. Great artwork. Sinbad was a character from the Arabian Nights.
1955 Five Little Peppers and How They Grew by Margaret Sidney $10
Click Here for Product Details! 1955 Five Little Peppers and How They Grew by Margaret Sidney. Illustrated glossy hard cover in good used condition and 284 pages. A Whitman Publication it has some of the plastic coating flaking off the covers and spine with 2 damaged spots on front cover.
1958 Butterflies and Moths by Richard A. Martin $10
Click Here for Product Details! 1958 Butterflies and Moths by Richard A. Martin, illustrated by Rudolf Freund, James Gorden and Eloise Wilkin. A Golden Library of Knowledge book. Checked for accuracy by leading authorities. Great information wit h marvellous illustrations of butterflies, moths and their cocoons.
The Adventures of Q-bert kidÂ’s book $5
Click Here for Product Details! The Adventures of Q-bert kidÂ’s book. Based on the computer game. (see below). Has prior ownerÂ’s name and address written in red ink inside front cover.
1945 Grollier Book of Knowledge supplement AlladinÂ’s Lamp booklet $5
Click Here for Product Details! 1945 Grollier Book of Knowledge supplement AlladinÂ’s Lamp booklet. Fascinating addition from GrollierÂ’s intended for kids. Contains articles from the full GrollierÂ’s Encyclopedia with nice graphics appealling to younger people.
1932 On Our Farm A Picture-Story Book for Children $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1932 On Our Farm A Picture-Story Book for Children. A Saalfield Publishing large soft cover book in fair condition with some staining and a few photos coloured in crayon or pencil. Prepared by John Y. Beaty. Photos by J. C. Allen. Great country life photos from the 30s.
.....SOLD.....AndersenÂ’s Fairy Tales by Ottenheimer Publishers $5
Click Here for Product Details! AndersenÂ’s Fairy Tales by Ottenheimer Publishers. Illustrated hard cover of 138 pages it contains Hans Christian AndersenÂ’s Fairy Tales. Classics such as the Ugly Duckling, The EmperorÂ’s New Clothes and about 20 more. No date or dust jacket but in good condition.
1963 Life In Colonial America by Elizabeth George Speare $5
Click Here for Product Details! 1963 Life In Colonial America by Elizabeth George Speare. A red and blue cloth hard cover book illustrated with drawings and photos narating the History of America from the settlement of Jamestown to the Revolution. 172 pages 11 1/4" by 8 1/2". Ex library book, used.
1942 365 Bedtime Stories Soft Cover Book by Alice Sankey drawings by Erwin L. Darwin $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1942 365 Bedtime Stories Soft Cover Book by Alice Sankey drawings by Erwin L. Darwin. Great kid’s book with a short story for every day of the year complete with illustrations. Many stories not commonly published. Good used condition with minor tears to some pages and slight wear to covers re-enforced with clear tape. Clean inside. 11 1/4" by 8 1/4" a Whitman Publishing Book.
1960 More Than Courage by Patrick Lawson $5
Click Here for Product Details! 1960 More Than Courage by Patrick Lawson. Illustrated Whitman Publishing Co. hard cover book of 210 pages in used condition with some splitting at rear spine. Stories of horses and dogs and the people who loved them.
Early 1900s ’ABCs For Tinies’ by Juvenile Productions Ltd of London $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! Early 1900s ’ABCs For Tinies’ by Juvenile Productions Ltd of London. Hard cover book in good used condition with cloth spine and thick paper pages some staining and dog ears. Fully illustrated throughout includes the alphabet, learning to count, basic arithmetic and measurements, money,time,calendar and unusual short stories in the second half of the book. 9 3/4" x 7 1/2"
1953 School Friend Annual Hard Cover book $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1953 School Friend Annual Hard Cover book. Popular British compilation in comic book and text format. This is the annual collection of issues from the year 1953. HArd cover book with cloth spine in good used condition with minor scribbles and dedication inside front cover and worn corners on covers. Great graphics. 11 by 8 1/4"
1958 Rupert Daily Express Annual hardcover book $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1958 Rupert Daily Express Annual hardcover book. Nice book with 12 Rupert the Bear tales and more. Nicely illustrated and in good used condition. Top and bottom of spine is missing and there is a hole at the top of the front page. (See images)
1957 Best In Children’s Books by Nelson Doubleday, New York $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1957 Best In Children’s Books by Nelson Doubleday, New York. Hardcover book in very good condition containing a number of classic stories for kids by some distinguished authors such as Charles Dickens, Clement C. Moore and the brothers Grimm. Various illustrators per story. Very good condition with a ’22’ drawn in crayon or pencil inside back cover.
1986 Dr. Seuss YouÂ’re Only Old Once by Dr. Seuss and A. S. Geisel $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1986 Dr. Seuss YouÂ’re Only Old Once by Dr. Seuss and A. S. Geisel. Hard cover book with dust jacket in good condition with ownerÂ’s name inside front page. Delightful artwork and humour this is not really a kidÂ’s book but Dr.Seuss can be enjoyed by all ages. One of the last books he wrote before his death.
1990 RARE Dr. Seuss Oh, The Places YouÂ’ll Go! $30
Click Here for Product Details! 1990 RARE Dr. Seuss Oh, The Places YouÂ’ll Go! Marvellous book by Dr. Seus. This is the last book of his published before his death. A great inspirational book for any age with all the charming illustrations for which Dr. Seuss was famous for.
1967 Snowhite And The Seven Dwarfs Pop Up Book in Spanish $2
Click Here for Product Details! 1967 Snowhite And The Seven Dwarfs Pop Up Book in Spanish
1990s The Three Little Pigs Pop-Up book $3.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1990s The Three Little Pigs Pop-Up book.
Hansel And Gretel Pop-up book $5
Click Here for Product Details! Hansel And Gretel Pop-up book. Great fun. Remember we always combine shipping!
1966 Enid BlytonÂ’s Stories For Bedtime $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1966 Enid BlytonÂ’s Stories For Bedtime. Hard cover book in very good condition.
1973 Rupert Adventure Book #2 $10
Click Here for Product Details! 1973 Rupert Adventure Book #2. Includes Rupert At Rocky Bay, Rupert And The Green Buzzer and the 1975 supplement Pull Out Â’The Christmas PartyÂ’. Very hard to find original Rupert booklet published by the British Daily Express. In very good condition with a very minor tear at top left cover.
1947 ABC Coloring Book Published by Merril Company Publishers $7.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1947 ABC Coloring Book Published by Merril Company Publishers. Vintage coloring book in very good condition.
1969 The Thing In B3 A Tale of the Supernatural by Talmage Powell $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1969 The Thing In B3 A Tale of the Supernatural by Talmage Powell. 210 page hard cover book in good condition.
1961 The Real McCoys and Danger At The Ranch by Cole Fannin $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1961 The Real McCoys and Danger At The Ranch by Cole Fannin. Illustrated by Walter Tufts Based on the popular TV series starring Walter Brennan. Hard cover book in good condition. 212 pages.
1963 Stories of Great Physicians by Raymond F Jones $5.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1963 Stories of Great Physicians by Raymond F Jones. Illustrated by Shannon Stirnweis. Good condition hard cover. 210 pages. Not your typical children’s heroes, these doctors and physicians contributed towards the advancement of the medical profession in many ways.
1965 The Golden Prize and Other Stories About Horses $5.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1965 The Golden Prize and Other Stories About Horses. Various authors. Illustrated by Mel Crawford. A Whitman Tweenage Book hard cover in good condition with some wear to spine and cover edges. Slight stain on page edges. 156 pages
1958 America On Parade adapted for younger readers by Irwin Shapiro. $5.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1958 America On Parade adapted for younger readers by Irwin Shapiro. Hard cover book with taped spine. Fully illustrated history of America.
.....SOLD.....1982 GulliverÂ’s Travels By Jonathan Swift $5
Click Here for Product Details! 1982 GulliverÂ’s Travels By Jonathan Swift. Illustrated glossy hard cover in good condition with some wear to corners of covers.
.....SOLD.....1968 Seven Great Detective Stories $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1968 Seven Great Detective Stories. Illustrated by Michael Lowenbein. Hard cover book in good condition. 210 pages

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.....SOLD.....1800s A Long Time Ago favourite stories re-told by Mrs. Oscar Wilde and others $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1800s A Long Time Ago favourite stories re-told by Mrs. Oscar Wilde and others. A hard cover book in poor condition with torn pages and covers and scribbling (mostly Pencil). Amazing artwork in full colour by Eddie Andrews and R.A. Bell. A very unusual book.
.....SOLD.....1950 The Modern Story Book by Wallace Wadsworth $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1950 The Modern Story Book by Wallace Wadsworth. Illustrated with delightfull images by Paul Pinson. Hard cover book in good condition with minor scuffing to spine and cover. A Rand McNally publication. Great stories about living transportation vehicles. A sequel to the 1931 book.
.....SOLD.....1958 Freddy the Detective by Walter R. Brooks Illustrations by Kurt Wiese $10
Click Here for Product Details! 1958 Freddy the Detective by Walter R. Brooks Illustrations by Kurt Wiese. This delightful childrenÂ’s book about a pig was first published in 1932. This is the fourteenth printing. Orange cloth bound hard cover, fully illustrated, 264 pages. 5 1/2" x 8" in good condition with ownerÂ’s stamp in front page.