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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
[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
STEINBECK, John. The Grapes of Wrath.
New York : 1939First edition, first printing, of Steinbeck's masterpiece and one of the great American novels of the 20th century. The fine jacket design is by Elmer Hader, known primarily as a children's book illustrator (joint winner with his wife, Berta Hoerner Hader, of the Caldecott Medal in 1948 for The Big Snow): apparently Steinbeck was so taken with their... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 121682
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
SAYERS, Frances Clarke. Anne Carroll Moore. A Biography.
New York : 1972First edition, first printing, of this biography of Anne Carroll Moore (1871-1961), American author, educator and advocate for children's libraries. Presentation copy inscribed to Julia Carter, the first full time children's librarian at the New York Public Library. Sayers's inscription, to the front free endpaper, is fulsome: "This book is for Julia... Learn More£600.00
Stock Code: 92281
BEMELMANS, Ludwig. Madeline's Rescue.
New York : 1953First edition, first printing. Awarded the Caldecott Medal for "most distinguished picture book" in 1954, this is the second title in the Madeline series, here in lovely condition. Learn More£1,000.00
Stock Code: 122183
POLITI, Leo. Pedro.
New York : 1946First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, elaborately inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "Mary Hawthorne with all best wishes from Pedro and me Leo Politi Christmas 1968". Leo Politi (1908-1996) wrote and illustrated dozens of children's books, known for their celebration of diversity. Pedro was a runner-up for the 1946 Caldecott... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 120683
(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
BEMELMANS, Ludwig. Madeline.
London : 1939First UK edition, first printing, inscribed by Bemelmans with an original sketch of Madeline, "To Diane Rhodes, Ludwig Bemelmans 1952" on the first blank. Madeline was awarded the Caldecott Medal Honor in 1940. Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 126007
(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
DUVOISIN, Roger. See What I Am.
New York : 1974First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the dedication page, together with a small drawing of a cat: "To Helen and Max from Roger and from the real Max with love." 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... Learn More£875.00
Stock Code: 100549
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
PARIN D'AULAIRE, Ingri and Edgar. Leif The Lucky.
Garden City, : 1941First edition, first printing. Laid in is a hand written letter on the authors' stationery to Miss Julia Carter thanking her for her hospitality when they visited her in Cincinnati. 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... Learn More£475.00
Stock Code: 93510
SENDAK, Maurice. Where the Wild Things Are.
New York : 1963First edition, first printing, first issue, inscribed by the author on the half-title: "For Janet Anderson, Maurice Sendak 4/15/82". With the ticket for a book signing at Newcomb Hall Bookstore at the University of Virginia loosely inserted, signed by Anderson on the back; Janet Anderson served as a book designer at the University of Virginia Press.
There... Learn More£17,500.00
Stock Code: 133220
SENDAK, Maurice. Where the Wild Things Are.
New York : 1963First edition, first printing, first issue. There seem to be multiple issues of the first printing of this elusive and important book. Variations in price occur throughout the later states but have no bearing on the status of the true first issue. Primacy is established through the text of the blurb which, as in the present copy, makes no mention of... Learn More£4,500.00
Stock Code: 96725
GREENAWAY, Kate, & Walter Crane. Six Minton porcelain nursery rhyme menu tiles.
Stoke on Trent : 1879Charming set of six menu tiles with a nursery rhyme theme, the unglazed portion allowing for a bill of fare to be written on in pencil and erased, much like the memorandum pages in a pocket book. The decoration has been applied entirely by hand in sepia ink, with the lightest of touches to very sprightly effect. Two tiles are decorated with illustrations... Learn More£3,500.00
Stock Code: 138252