(OXENBURY, Helen.) ROSEN, Michael. We're Going on a Bear Hunt.
London : 1989First edition, first impression, of the children's classic. It won the overall Nestlé Smarties Book Prize in 1989 and was highly commended for the 1989 Kate Greenaway Medal. Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 140623
DUVOISIN, Roger. A small archive of Christmas greetings cards and other correspondence.
Gladstone, NJ : 1970sAn attractive collection of correspondence from the Swiss-born American writer and illustrator Roger Duvoisin (1900-1980) and his wife Louise (Loulou) Fatio to their friends, Helen and Max. Roger Duvoisin won the 1948 Caldecott Medal for White Snow, Bright Snow, written by Alvin Tresselt (D. Lothrop Co., 1947). He and his wife created together the Happy... Learn More£1,350.00
Stock Code: 116252
EDMONDS, Walter D. The Matchlock Gun.
New York : 1941First edition, first printing. Winner of the 1942 Newbery Medal, Walter D, Edmonds's "stirring story of young American courage" (jacket blurb) - as a a family defend their home during the French and Indian Wars - would have resonated with a country recently committing young men to war. Paul Lantz's illustrations are very striking. Learn More£575.00
Stock Code: 114658
[BROWN, Margaret Wise; as] MACDONALD, Golden. The Little Island.
Garden City, New York : 1946First edition, first printing, of this beautifully written story by Margaret Wise Brown, writing under her pseudonym, of an island going through the four seasons, "Winter came / and the snow fell softly / like a great quiet secret in the night / cold and still." Winner of the 1947 Caldecott Medal. Learn More£475.00
Stock Code: 112170
LAWSON, Robert. Rabbit Hill.
New York : 1944First edition, first printing. Winner of the 1944 Newbery Medal, distinguishing it as a top children's book for that year. Story of a family of rabbits cohabiting the land with their human counterparts. Learn More£275.00
Stock Code: 106201
(EMBERLEY, Ed.) EMBERLEY, Barbara. One Wide River To Cross.
Englewood Cliffs, NJ : 1966First edition, first printing. Presentation copy with an original illustration of an ark in pencil on the verso of front endpaper, "For Mary for "the Old lady" Ed Emberley Ipswich Spring 1967." The recipient, Mary C. Rife, was a noted children's librarian for more than 50 years, spending her last 30 years co-ordinating Children's Library Services for... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 100911
SENDAK, Maurice. In the Night Kitchen.
New York : 1970First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Sendak on the half title, "For Arnold Larsen, with best wishes! Maurice Sendak Feb. 71." A 1971 Caldecott Honor title. This title was a banned book and is rank 25th by the American Library Association on its "100 most frequently challenged books of 1990-2000" list. Learn More£1,100.00
Stock Code: 100588
(ROJANKOVSKY, Feodor.) LANGSTAFF, John. Frog Went a-Courtin'.
New York : 1955First 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£600.00
Stock Code: 98718
THURBER, James. Many Moons.
New York : 1943First 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£1,200.00
Stock Code: 97530
PARK, Linda Sue. A Single Shard.
New York : 2001First 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£750.00
Stock Code: 96016
LOWRY, Lois. Number The Stars.
Boston : 1989First 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... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 95803
DICAMILLO, Kate. Because of Winn-Dixie.
Cambridge, MA : 2000First 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£175.00
Stock Code: 95851
MILHOUSE, Katherine. The Egg Tree.
New York : 1950First edition, early printing. Presentation copy signed by the author to Julia Carter and with an original drawing on verso of front free endpaper. 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... Learn More£450.00
Stock Code: 93163
MALKUS, Alida Sims. Eastward Sweeps the Current.
Chicago : 1937First 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... Learn More£150.00
Stock Code: 93380
NESS, Evaline. Sam, Bangs, and Moonshine.
New York : 1966First edition, first printing of the 1967 Caldecott Medal winner. Picture book of a little girl whom pretends that her mother is a mermaid and that Bangs, her cat, can talk to her. Learn More£325.00
Stock Code: 92806
ATWATER, Richard & Florence. Mr. Popper's Penguins.
Boston : 1938First edition, first printing. From the legendary editor, Margaret K. McElderry collection, with a pencil note on front flap in her hand "M. K. McE. for his Majesty H.L.R." McElderry was known as the "grande dame of children's publishing." She became the first publisher to have titles win the Caldecott and Newbery Awards in the same year. Mr. Popper's... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 90335
LOWRY, Lois. The Giver.
Boston : 1993First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Lowry to M. M. Kimmel on the title page, "For Maggie, ( Speaking of Givers-), with love Lois Lowry 1995." 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... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 89693
MACLACHLAN, Patricia. Sarah, Plain and Tall.
New York : 1985First edition, first printing. Winner of the 1986 Newbery Medal, for outstanding children's literature as well as the 1986 Golden Kite Award winner. Story is set around a widowed husband putting an ad in the local newspaper for a new wife to help care for his two children, set in the early part of the 19th century. Learn More£575.00
Stock Code: 89694
KENDALL, Carol. The Gammage Cup.
New York : 1959First edition, first printing. An ALA notable children's title, also 1960 Newbery Honor title.
This fantasy novel for young adults returned to the spotlight in 1999 during a legal dispute over J. K. Rowling's invention of the word Muggles in the Harry Potter series. Muggles is a character in this novel, although Carol Kendall was more amused by... Learn More£1,000.00
Stock Code: 89563
DE ANGELI, Marguerite. The Door In The Wall.
Garden City, New York : 1949First edition, first printing. Inscribed by author to Julie F. Carter on the verso of the title page, 'For Julia Carter, with my warm greetings and in memory of a happy dinner party long ago, affectionately Marguerite De Angeli, 1949.' Winner of the 1950 Newbery Medal. Julia F. Carter, was the first full time children's librarian at the New York Public... Learn More£775.00
Stock Code: 89564