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1.   Diop, Birago, b. 1906. Guy, Rosa, translator. Steptoe, John, illustrator.
Mother Crocodile. "Maman-Caïman" by Birago Diop. Translated and adapted by Rosa Guy. Illustrated by John Steptoe.
 
Publisher: A Picture Yearling Book [Bantam Doubleday Dell [1995]
First pub. 1961 in Les Contes d'Amadou Koumba. Her little ones learn the hard way to listen to Maman. 32 p., color illus. throughout; 25.5 cm.; color paper covers; VG+. 35340.

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2.   Steig, William.
Roland the Minstrel Pig by William Steig.
 
Publisher: A Trumpet Club Special Edition [NY 1989 c1968]
Roland sings his unconscious way to fame and the fox gets jail & sour grapes in Steig's modern adaptation of the fable. 32 p., color illus. throughout; 27.5 cm.; pictorial paper covers; Trumpet Clun sticker on front cover; VG+. 35341.

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3.   Prentice, Amy, fl. 1906. Davis, J. (John) Watson, 1870-1959, illustrator.
Aunt Amy's Animal Stories. Bunny Rabbit's Story. By Amy Prentice.
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Publisher: A.L. Burt, NY [c1906]
73, [6] p., illus.; 19 cm. "With Four Colored Plates and Thirty Illustrations in Black By J. Watson Davis." Green pictorial cloth stamped in black, red, blue with color front-color picture; color pictorial dj chipped, torn, soiled; pencil owner name on flyleaf; internally clean; book VG / dj fair. stock#44232/dr.

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4.   Bemelmans, Ludwig, 1898-1962
Rosebud
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Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, NY [1993] [c1942]. An Umbrella Book
32 p., color illus. throughout; 24 cm. Reprint; first published 1942. Illustrated in variations of pink & blue. Rabbit wins feat of strength by wit alone. Cf. Pomerance A38 for original edition of 1942. Pictorial boards; minor wear, remainder mark, no dj; VG. Stock#35672x.

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5.   Wesselhoeft, Lily F., 1840-1919
Old Rough and The Miser A Fable for Children
 
Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, 1904
319 p. illus., 19cm. Illustrated by J.F. Goodridge. A fable about the feud between a water rat and a crow on a farm. Stock# 31,448. Good, spine faded/ no dj.

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6.   Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888.
Under the Lilacs,
 
Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company, 1924.
5 p.l., 302 p., 1 l. front., 17.5 cm. First published in 1878, this story for juvenile readers of a circus dog and an ordinary New England family has been a perennial favorite and seems never to have gone out of print. Stock# 40,391. Good+/ no dj.

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7.   Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943.
The Tale of Benjamin Bunny.
 
Publisher: Frederick Warne, NY ["Copyright renewed, 1932"]
How Benjamin Bunny helped Peter Rabbit retrieve his clothes and bring his mother some onions. 60 p. incl. flyleaves, color illus., pictorial endpapers, green boards stamped in white, picture on front cover; top of spine chewed, ink owner name; good+. 36263.

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8.   Williamson, Hamilton
A Monkey Tale. Pictures by Berta and Elmer Hader
 
Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Doran [1929]
'First Edition.' [47] p., endpapers & each page illustrated, some in color, most with crisp black & white woodcuts; yellow color pictorial covers a bit soiled; dj chipped, darkened, soiled, now in mylar; internally clean & very good. Stock# 32,239. Monkey meets crocodile.

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9.   White, E. B. (Elwyn Brooks), 1899-1985
Stuart Little. Pictures by Garth Williams
 
Publisher: Harper & Bros. [1945]. 'Third Edition.'
131 p., line drawings throughout; tan pictorial cloth covers; fade marks on spine & rear cover, ink owner's inscription; good+. Story of a mouse. stock#25185. Twentieth century American children's literature, fiction.

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10.   White, E. B. (Elwyn Brooks), 1899-1985
Charlotte's Web. Pictures by Garth Williams
 
Publisher: Harper & Bros., NY [1952].
184 p., illus. throughout; color pictorial dj chipped, spine darkened; good+. Story of a pig named Wilbur. stock#101304. American children's literature, animal stories.

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11.   White, E. B. (Elwyn Brooks), 1899-1985. Williams, Garth, illustrator.
Stuart Little. Pictures by Garth Williams.
 
Publisher: Harper & Row [c1945]
131 p., illus., 21 cm. First children's book by this New Yorker writer, about a mouse's (unresolved) search for his bird friend Margalo. Later edition, coded "M-Q" and published by Harper & Row. Front dj flap is stamped $3.95 with $3.50 blanked out. Color pictorial boards; identical dj clipped, stained, stuck to front cover; good. 39405 NS.

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12.   Lobel, Arnold.
Fables. Written and Illustrated by Arnold Lobel.
 
Publisher: HarperCollins [c1980]
Twenty contemporary fables, from The Crocodile in the Bedroom to The Mouse at the Seashore. "Winner of the Caldecott Medal." [4], 41 p., color illus.; 29 cm.; pictorial paper covers; VG+. 35342.

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13.   Bosschaert, Greet.
Teenie Bird And How She Learned To Fly.
 
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams [NY, c2000]
The littlest bird's accession of bravery and flight. [26] p., color illus., 30 cm.; color pictorial dj; ex library with marks; VG.35343.

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14.   Rey, H. A. (Hans Augusto), 1898-1977.
Curious George by H. A. Rey.
 
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Boston [c1941 but later printing]
56 p., color illus. throughout; 26.5 cm. Later printing. Everyone smiles as the monkey is captured from his forest home & taken to a big city and finally to a zoo. Orange cloth stamped in black; no dj; spine faded, corners & spine ends bumped, rear corner chewed, covers spotted; page bottoms ruffled from improper turning, a few small closed tears mended; good. stock#3047.

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15.   Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943.
The Tailor of Gloucester.
 
Publisher: London, Frederick Warne [195-?]
How the Mayor of Gloucester got his wedding coat and Simpkin the cat repented. 60 p. incl. flyleaves, color illus., pictorial endpapers, yellow boards; dj clipped, small closed tear; VG. 36262.

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16.   Brett, Molly.
The Untidy Little Hedgehog. by Molly Brett.
 
Publisher: Medici Society Ltd., London 1966. Medici Books for Children
A slightly moralistic story of Fuzzy who because of his untidiness fails to find a home until he accidentally falls into the fishpond in the presence of some friends. Oblong, 24 p., illus. incl. color, 18 cm.; pictorial paper covers; minor wear; VG. 35338.

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17.   Godden, Rumer, 1907-1998. Pène du Bois, William, 1916-1993, illustrator.
The Mousewife. By Rumer Godden. With Pictures by William Pène du Bois.
 
Publisher: NY, 1951, Viking Press
47 p., illus.; 33 cm. Mousewife wants more, finds caged dove, communicates, ultimately understands freedom. Tan decorated cloth covers stamped in blue; no dj; spine darkened, pencil owner inscription; VG. stock#3111.

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18.   Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943.
The Roly-Poly Pudding.
 
Publisher: NY, Frederick Warne ["Copyright renewed, 1936"]
How Tom Kitten almost got et by Mr. Samuel Whiskers the rat. [76] p. incl. flyleaves, illus. incl. color, pictorial endpapers, 14 cm.; green boards stamped in white, color front-cover picture; front edge a bit chewed but rescued in time; VG. 36264.

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19.   Jarrell, Randall, 1914-1965. Sendak, Maurice, 1928-2012
The Bat-Poet. Pictures by Maurice Sendak
  Picture
Publisher: NY, Macmillan [1966 ©1964]. Fourth printing
42 p., illus.; 23 cm. A bat who can't sleep during the day makes up poems about the woodland creatures he now perceives for the first time. Stock#47575. Vg, gift inscription / dj vg.

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20.   Buck, Frank. Fraser, Ferrin. Vernam, Roger, illustrator.
Jungle Animals. Written with Ferrin Fraser.
 
Publisher: Random House, NY [c1945]
Elephants, Raffalii Squirrel, Pangolin, Indian Rhinoceros, Great Pied Hornbill, Gibbon, Orangutan, MandrillCrocodile, 7 Birds of Paradise, Argus Pheasant, Tiger, Leopard, Cassowary, King Cobra, Gaur, Giant Panda, Wild Boar, Okapi, Python, Mouse Deer, Giraffe, Malayan Tapir, Antelope (Nilgai, Bongo, Giant Sable, Gemsbok), Zebra, Lion, Gorilla, Lyrebird-- all exhibited in American zoos thanks to Frank Buck. 56 p., illus. incl. color, 28.5 cm.; color endpapers, color pictorial covers. Front hinge loose, top half of spine torn off, corners worn, some light scuffing to covers, strip torn from inner corner of rear flyleaf & across rear endpaper. Internally clean. Author's ink inscription to Rex Smith. 31392.

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