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  1. Animals of the Bible.

    Animals of the Bible.

    First edition, first state with the misspelling of Lathrops name on the dust jacket.
    First edition, first state with the misspelling of Lathrop's name on the dust jacket. Signed by Lathrop on the verso of the front free endpaper, " Dorothy P Lathrop, Nov 16 1938." This title won the very first Caldecott Medal in 1938. Learn More
    £2,250

    Date of Publication: 1937

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 99068

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    Up A Road Slowly.

    First edition, first printing. A coming of age novel which one the 1967 Newbery Medal.
    First edition, first printing. A coming of age novel which one the 1967 Newbery Medal. Learn More
    £250

    Date of Publication: 1966

    Published: Chicago

    Stock Code: 98936

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  3. FrogWentACourting

    Frog Went a-Courtin'.

    First edition, first printing.
    First edition, first printing, of this picture book retelling of the folk song. Recipient of the 1956 Caldecott Medal, Frog Went a-Courting met with both popular and critical success, with the Saturday Review of Literature calling it "one of the gayest of picture books" (14 May, 1955). Learn More
    £600

    Date of Publication: 1955

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 98718

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    Many Moons.

    First edition, first printing. Winner of the 1944 Caldecott Medal. This was Thurbers first title for children, which tells a tale of a princess who sets her sights on the moon.
    First edition, first printing. Winner of the 1944 Caldecott Medal. This was Thurber's first title for children, which tells a tale of a princess who sets her sights on the moon. Learn More
    £1,200

    Date of Publication: 1943

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 97530

    Signed: Yes

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    Number The Stars.

    First edition, first printing. Winner of the 1990 Newbery Medal. A touching story about the Danish Resistance.
    First edition, first printing. Winner of the 1990 Newbery Medal. A touching story about the Danish Resistance. Learn More
    £300

    Date of Publication: 1989

    Published: Boston

    Stock Code: 97028

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    Mr. Popper's Penguins.

    First edition, first printing. Mr. Poppers Penguins is a 1939 Newbery Honour title, and the basis for the 2011 film starring Jim Carrey.
    First edition, first printing. Mr. Popper's Penguins is a 1939 Newbery Honour title, and the basis for the 2011 film starring Jim Carrey. Learn More
    £500

    Date of Publication: 1938

    Published: Boston

    Stock Code: 97012

    Signed: Yes

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    Sylvester and the Magic Pebble.

    First edition, first printing. Winner of the 1970 Caldecott Medal.
    First edition, first printing. Winner of the 1970 Caldecott Medal. Learn More
    £1,250

    Date of Publication: 1969

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 96726

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    A Single Shard.

    First edition, first printing. Winner of the 2002 Newbery Medal. This copy with the Caldecott and Newbery Awards banquet program and the acceptances speeches on cassette tape. A young adult novel set in 12th century Korea. A scarce title in the Newbery collecting field.
    First edition, first printing. Winner of the 2002 Newbery Medal. This copy with the Caldecott and Newbery Awards banquet program and the acceptances speeches on cassette tape. A young adult novel set in 12th century Korea. A scarce title in the Newbery collecting field. Learn More
    £750

    Date of Publication: 2001

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 96016

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    The Midwife's Apprentice.

    First edition, first printing. The 1996 Newbery Award Medal winner.
    First edition, first printing. The 1996 Newbery Award Medal winner. Learn More
    £150

    Date of Publication: 1995

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 95982

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    The Black Pearl.

    First edition, first printing. Novel of a young boy who joins his fathers business of pearl diving and the riches he dreams of.
    First edition, first printing. Novel of a young boy who joins his father's business of pearl diving and the riches he dreams of. Learn More
    £125

    Date of Publication: 1967

    Published: Boston

    Stock Code: 95978

    Signed: Yes

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    Because of Winn-Dixie.

    First edition, first printing. Authors first book and a 2001 Newbery Honor title. Story of a young girl who claims a stray dog as her own to save him. Basis for the 2005 film.
    First edition, first printing. Author's first book and a 2001 Newbery Honor title. Story of a young girl who claims a stray dog as her own to save him. Basis for the 2005 film. Learn More
    £175

    Date of Publication: 2000

    Published: Cambridge, MA

    Stock Code: 95851

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    The Slave Dancer.

    First edition, first printing. Winner of the 1974 Newbery Award. A young adult novel on the slave trade in America.
    First edition, first printing. Winner of the 1974 Newbery Award. A young adult novel on the slave trade in America. Learn More
    £125

    Date of Publication: 1973

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 95847

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    Abel's Island.

    First edition, first printing. 1977 Newbery Honor book.
    First edition, first printing. 1977 Newbery Honor book. Learn More
    £85

    Date of Publication: 1976

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 95841

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  14. Number The Stars.
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    Number The Stars.

    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Lowry to M. M. Kimmel on the title page, "For Maggie, with thanks once again, Lois Lowry 95."
    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Lowry to M. M. Kimmel on the title page, "For Maggie, with thanks once again, Lois Lowry ‘95." Margaret Mary Kimmel is a professor emerita in the School of Library and Information Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh. She has served on many important library councils including, the Carnegie 100 (an advisory group to the Carnegie Institute), the board of directors of the Children's Council of Western Pennsylvania, the advisory board of Beginning with Books, the board of trustees for the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (member of the Executive Committee and Chair of Automation Committee), the United States National Section of the International Board of Books for Young People (as past president), the American Library Association Council (as member, chair of the Committee on Accreditation, chair of the Office of Library Personnel Advisory Committee, and chair of the Committee on Education), the Association of Library Service to Children (as past president, chair of the Committee on Accreditation, chair of the Office of Library Personnel Advisory Committee, and chair of the Committee on Education), and the board of directors of the Association for Library and Information Science Education. Learn More
    £1,250

    Date of Publication: 1989

    Published: Boston

    Stock Code: 95803

    Signed: Yes

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    Ginger Pye.

    First edition, first printing. The 1952 Newbery Medal winner for excellence in American childrens literature. A heart warming story of two children and the puppy they love.
    First edition, first printing. The 1952 Newbery Medal winner for excellence in American children's literature. A heart warming story of two children and the puppy they love. Learn More
    £575

    Date of Publication: 1951

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 95720

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  16. Saint George and the Dragon.
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    Saint George and the Dragon.

    First edition, first printing. Signed by the author and warmly inscribed by the illustrator for Margaret Mary Kimmel, \" For Maggie Kimmel-Lets pretend its a WELSH DRAGON!
    First edition, first printing. Signed by the author and warmly inscribed by the illustrator for Margaret Mary Kimmel, " For Maggie Kimmel-Let's pretend it's a WELSH DRAGON! With much love from A FAN, Trina Schart Hyman 1985." Kimmel was a professor emerita in the School of Library and Information Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh. She has served on many important library councils including, Carnegie 100 (an advisory group to the Carnegie Institute), the board of directors of the Children's Council of Western Pennsylvania, the advisory board of Beginning with Books, the board of trustees for the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (member of the Executive Committee and Chair of Automation Committee), the United States National Section of the International Board of Books for Young People (as past president), the American Library Association Council (as member, chair of the Committee on Accreditation, chair of the Office of Library Personnel Advisory Committee, and chair of the Committee on Education), the Association of Library Service to Children (as past president, chair of the Committee on Accreditation, chair of the Office of Library Personnel Advisory Committee, and chair of the Committee on Education), and the board of directors of the Association for Library and Information Science Education. Learn More
    £325

    Date of Publication: 1984

    Published: Boston

    Stock Code: 95708

    Signed: Yes

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    Jumanji.

    First edition, stated first printing (print line down to 1), the basis of the 1995 film of the same name. Awarded the 1982 Caldecott Medal.
    First edition, stated first printing (print line down to 1), the basis of the 1995 film of the same name. Awarded the 1982 Caldecott Medal. Learn More
    £250

    Date of Publication: 1981

    Published: Boston

    Stock Code: 95620

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    The Borrowers.

    First edition, first impression. Winner of the 1952 Carnegie Medal, on the 70th anniversary celebration of the medal in 2007, The Borrowers was named one of the top ten Medal-winning works.
    First edition, first impression. Winner of the 1952 Carnegie Medal, on the 70th anniversary celebration of the medal in 2007, The Borrowers was named one of the top ten Medal-winning works. Learn More
    £2,750

    Date of Publication: 1952

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 94967

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  19. Eastward Sweeps the Current.
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    Eastward Sweeps the Current.

    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author to Julia F. Carter on the half-title verso, "For Miss Julia Carter, with warm appreciation of her kindness. Alida Malkus Cincinnati Nov. 5 1937."
    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author to Julia F. Carter on the half-title verso, "For Miss Julia Carter, with warm appreciation of her kindness. Alida Malkus Cincinnati Nov. 5 1937." Julia F. Carter was the first full time children's librarian at the New York Public Library. Miss Carter was also the first national president of the Division of Library Work with Children and Young People of the American Library Association. Learn More
    £150

    Date of Publication: 1937

    Published: Chicago

    Stock Code: 93380

    Signed: Yes

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    Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.

    First edition, first printing.
    First edition, first printing. This copy from the library of Margaret Mary Kimmel, with her signature to front free endpaper. Kimmel is a professor emerita in the School of Library and Information Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh. She has served on many important library councils including, Carnegie 100 (an advisory group to the Carnegie Institute), the board of directors of the Children's Council of Western Pennsylvania, the advisory board of Beginning with Books, the board of trustees for the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (member of the Executive Committee and Chair of Automation Committee), the United States National Section of the International Board of Books for Young People (as past president), the American Library Association Council (as member, chair of the Committee on Accreditation, chair of the Office of Library Personnel Advisory Committee, and chair of the Committee on Education), the Association of Library Service to Children (as past president, chair of the Committee on Accreditation, chair of the Office of Library Personnel Advisory Committee, and chair of the Committee on Education), and the board of directors of the Association for Library and Information Science Education. Learn More
    £325

    Date of Publication: 1976

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 93356

    Signed: Yes

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