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Category: All Categories: Children's Nonfiction Books: Juv Self Help
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1.
Beard, D. C. w/foreword by Perrin, Noel, Illustrated by: Illustrated  
The American Boy's Handy Book

Publisher: David R. Godine - Publisher Boston, MA 2004.
xxvi, 441 pp, blu-wht SC wraps w/wht-orange lettering w/illustrated front & spine. The book was a survival manual. It contained plans for 16 kinds of kites and hot-air balloons. An 1890 manual of pastimes which includes instructions for making kites, fishing poles, a blow gun, boats, and theatrical costumes, and for raising dogs, stuffing animals, stocking an aquarium, and camping. light crease on front cover. 34th Printing No Jacket Soft Cover Near Fine Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall

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2.
Beard, Lina and Adelia B. w/foreword By Boylan, Anne M., Illustrated by: Illustrated  
The American Girls Handy Book - How to Amuse Yourself and Others

Publisher: David R. Godine - Publisher Boston, MA 2006.
xxiv, 474 pp, red-green-wht SC wraps w/wht-red lettering w/illustrated front & spine. The book is a reprint of an end-of-century publication for young ladies instructing them in such hobbies as fancy needlework, handmade dolls, china painting, painting in oils, heraldic painting, preservation of wild flowers and many others. Reprint of 1887 edition. Vintage Americana by the beard sisters, two of the founders of Girl Scouting in the Unted States. 19th Printing No Jacket Soft Cover Near Fine Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 11.40 CAD 10.82 EUR 7.60 GBP 5.96 JPY 935.00 MXN 116.88 ZAR 103.89 

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3.
Berry, Joy  
CHILDREN'S BOOK ABOUT TEASING Help Me be Good

Publisher: Grolier New York NY 1988.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Previous owner's name

Appr.: | AUD 9.76 CAD 9.26 EUR 6.50 GBP 5.10 JPY 800.00 MXN 100.00 ZAR 88.89 

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4.
Burgess, Gelett, Illustrated by: Burgess, Gelett  
New Goops - And How To Know Them

Publisher: New York, NY: Random House, 1951 New York, NY.
70 pp, Manual of manners for children, hints & examples for Little Ladies & Gentlemen. edges worn, corners bumped, Board of Education stamped FPD. 4th Printing No Jacket Hard Cover Good- Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Appr.: | AUD 49.71 CAD 47.18 EUR 33.14 GBP 25.96 JPY 4,076.00 MXN 509.50 ZAR 452.89 

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5.
Cheley, Frank  
STORIES FOR TALKS TO BOYS

Publisher: Association Press New York 1946.
Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; 356 pages

Appr.: | AUD 12.20 CAD 11.57 EUR 8.13 GBP 6.37 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 111.11 

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6.
Cobb, Vicki, Illustrated by: Hafner, Marylin  
Feeding Yourself

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company New York, NY 1989.
32 pp, orange-gilt boards w/glossy wht-blk dj w/full color pictorial front & back. Describes how knives, forks, spoons, & chopsticks came to be invented & how they are used today in eating. First Edition Very Good Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 9.85 CAD 9.35 EUR 6.57 GBP 5.15 JPY 808.00 MXN 101.00 ZAR 89.78 

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7.
Cobb, Vicki, Illustrated by: Hafner, Marylin  
Getting Dressed

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company New York, NY 1989.
32 pp, quarterbound w/red papercovered boards w/orange cloth covered spine w/red lettering, dj cream w/color illustsrated front & rear panels. Presents simple historical background on the things that fasten our clothes, such as elastic, zippers, buttons, and sticky tapes. First Edition Very Good Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 11.66 CAD 11.06 EUR 7.77 GBP 6.09 JPY 956.00 MXN 119.50 ZAR 106.22 

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8.
Cook, Melva, Illustrated by: Dugan, William  
The Thinking Book #424-205

Publisher: Broadman Press Nashville, TN 1966.
unpaginated, green-purple-wht boards w/wraparound color pictorial. Child's book about thinking about various things. prev owner wrote on FPD. No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 43.02 CAD 40.83 EUR 28.68 GBP 22.47 JPY 3,528.00 MXN 441.00 ZAR 392.00 

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9.
Dickerson, Roy  
UNDERSTANDING MYSELF

Publisher: Association Press New York 1942.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Spine faded. Previous owner's name. ; A book of ideas for youth, ideas that make for greater achievements, a finer personality, and a larger measure of happiness.; 180 pages

Appr.: | AUD 9.76 CAD 9.26 EUR 6.50 GBP 5.10 JPY 800.00 MXN 100.00 ZAR 88.89 

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10.
Eisenberg, Eleanor , Illustrated by: Warren, Betsy  
The Pretty House That Found Happiness : a First Story for the Adopted Child

Publisher: Steck-Vaughn Company Austin, TX 1964.
32 pp, green cloth covered boards w/dark green lettering & illustration on the front cover, SIGNED by the illustrator on the title page, dj green with red-wht-black-yel wraparound illustration. The book is intended to be only the first chapter, not the whole story, of a child's adoption. Love was the inspiration for this story - the love that radiated by a very small boy and his adoptive parents and the love of his godmother. Signed by Illustrator Very Good- Hard Cover Near Fine Oblong 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 41.46 CAD 39.35 EUR 27.64 GBP 21.66 JPY 3,400.00 MXN 425.00 ZAR 377.78 

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11.
Hipp, Earl  
Feed Your Head: Some Excellent Stuff on Being Yourself
 Picture
Publisher: Hazelden, Center City, Minnesota, U.S.A., 1991.
Very Good with no dust jacket. First Edition. Soft Cover. ISBN: 0894867555 Publisher's glossy wraps. 4to. 137, (1) pp. An ex-library book, but with very few markings and never read. In excellent (virtually as new) condition. VERY GOOD. An irreverent guide to surviving and thriving the stress of teen life. Educator Earl Hipp and cartoonist L.K. Hanson draw on their own lives, the comments from scores of young people, and healthy doses of humor to create a map through the teen years. Bold graphics and format attract young readers. For ages 11-17. This book, along with the Caring Circle: A Facilitator's Guide to Support Groups and Thirty-Eight Great Handouts are all part of a complete curriculum to use in developing broad-based support groups for young people ages 12 and older. Ex-Library. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall

Appr.: | AUD 6.04 CAD 5.73 EUR 4.02 GBP 3.15 JPY 495.00 MXN 61.88 ZAR 55.00 

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12.
Keller, Irene, Illustrated by: Keller, Dick  
The Thingumajig Book of Manners

Publisher: Ideals Publishing Corp. Milwaukee, WI 1983.
unpaginated, glossy cream-blu-green-brown-yel boards w/blue lettering and color illustrated front & rear panels and w/color illustrated endpapers. Book for children about things to do and things not to do. No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Appr.: | AUD 62.20 CAD 59.03 EUR 41.46 GBP 32.48 JPY 5,100.00 MXN 637.50 ZAR 566.67 

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13.
Klein, Leonore, Illustrated by: Kessler, Leonard  
Just a Minute a Book About Time

Publisher: Young Reader's Press, Inc. New York, NY 1970.
47 pp, red-orange-brown-white-blu SC wraps w/color illustrated front panel & yel rear panel. A book about time for the young reader. Prev owner wrote on the ffep. First Printing No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Appr.: | AUD 8.55 CAD 8.11 EUR 5.70 GBP 4.46 JPY 701.00 MXN 87.63 ZAR 77.89 

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14.
Leaf, Munro, Illustrated by: Leaf, Munro  
Grammer Can be Fun :This is Ain't

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company Philadelphia, PA 1934.
41 pp, red cloth covered boards w/black lettering, yel dj w/black lettering on the spine w/red-black illustrated front panel and w/red-and-black lettering on front & back panels, black-and-white illustrated endpapers. A picture-book with a point - good grammar without nagging. It settles "ain't" and "uh-huh" and "gimme" and "got" and a score of common errors by a simple, sure, painless and humorous process. 22nd Printing Very Good Hard Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Appr.: | AUD 124.13 CAD 117.81 EUR 82.76 GBP 64.83 JPY 10,179.00 MXN 1,272.38 ZAR 1,131.00 

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15.
Leaf, Munro, Illustrated by: Leaf, Munro  
Grammar Can be Fun : This is Ain't

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company Philadelphia, PA 1937.
41 pp, red cloth covered boards w/black lettering & illustration, dj yel-blk w/illustrated front & back, black and white illustrated endpapers. A picture-book with a point - good grammar without nagging. It settles "ain't" and "uh-huh" and "gimme" and "got" and a score of common errors by a simple, sure, painless and humorous process. Chip on dj front bottom corner by spine 2-1/2" x 3" missing, dj soiled, two small 1" chips on dj top, some chipping to finish of boards. 7th Printing Fair Hard Cover Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Appr.: | AUD 93.04 CAD 88.30 EUR 62.02 GBP 48.59 JPY 7,629.00 MXN 953.63 ZAR 847.67 

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16.
Leaf, Munro, Illustrated by: Leaf, Munro  
Manners Can be Fun : Words and Pictures

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company New York, NY 1937.
45 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/black lettering & illustration on the front. Book on etiquette for the young reader by Munro Leaf. The author discusses manners for the young, "having good manners is really just living with other people pleasantly." Some of the characters are "the pigs, " "Whiney, " "Noiseys, " "Me First, " "Smash, " "Rip, " and "Ruin." Spine sunned, prev owner's writings on rear free endpapers. 8th Printing No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good- Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Appr.: | AUD 129.57 CAD 122.97 EUR 86.38 GBP 67.68 JPY 10,625.00 MXN 1,328.13 ZAR 1,180.56 

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17.
Leaf, Munro, Illustrated by: Leaf, Munro  
Manners Can be Fun : Words and Pictures

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company New York, NY 1937.
45 pp, light blu cloth covered boards w/black lettering & illustration on the front, red illustrated endpapers. Book on etiquette for the young reader by Munro Leaf. The author discusses manners for the young, "having good manners is really just living with other people pleasantly." Some of the characters are "the pigs, " "Whiney, " "Noiseys, " "Me First, " "Smash, " "Rip, " and "Ruin." Corners worn, prev owner wrote their name on ffep, insect depredations on spine and back cover, rear joint starting, some marking in text. 24th Printing No Jacket Hard Cover Good- Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Appr.: | AUD 35.77 CAD 33.95 EUR 23.85 GBP 18.68 JPY 2,933.00 MXN 366.63 ZAR 325.89 

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18.
Leaf, Munro, Illustrated by: Leaf, Munro  
Arithmetic Can be Fun

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company Philadelphia, PA 1949.
64 pp, red cloth covered boards w/black lettering & illustrationst . A picture-book with a point - mathematics can be fun. The book tells about the different uses of arithmetic and uses illustrations to demonstrate how to count, how to use math for measuring, adding, subtraction, dividing, and how to tell time. 5th Printing No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Appr.: | AUD 37.32 CAD 35.42 EUR 24.88 GBP 19.49 JPY 3,060.00 MXN 382.50 ZAR 340.00 

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19.
Leaf, Munro, Illustrated by: Leaf, Munro  
Manners Can be Fun : Words and Pictures

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company Philadelphia, PA 1958.
48 pp, blu boards w/red lettering & illustration on the front, white-red illustrated endpapers, dj green w/illustrated front panel and pictorial rear panel. Book on etiquette for the young reader by Munro Leaf. The author discusses manners for the young, "having good manners is really just living with other people pleasantly." Some of the characters are "the pigs, " "Whiney, " "Noiseys, " "Me First, " "Smash, " "Rip, " and "Ruin." Corners worn, prev owner wrote their name on ffep, insect depredations on spine and back cover, rear joint starting, some marking in text. Revised Edition Very Good Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Appr.: | AUD 24.83 CAD 23.56 EUR 16.55 GBP 12.97 JPY 2,036.00 MXN 254.50 ZAR 226.22 

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20.
Lee, Tina, Illustrated by: Lee, Manning  
Manners to Grow On

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc. Garden City, NY 1955.
93 pp, An etiquette book, planned and written for young people. A special guide when you want to learn about etiquette or good manners. edges of boards some chipping, corners worn, slight insect depredations on the spine. First Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 16.54 CAD 15.69 EUR 11.02 GBP 8.64 JPY 1,356.00 MXN 169.50 ZAR 150.67 

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21.
Magsamen, Sandra  
When I Grow Up I Want To Be Me
 Picture
Publisher: New York: Scholastic, 2002.
ISBN: 043939886X First Edition Oblong 8vo. Pictorial boards with butterfly onlay. [20]pp with illustrations by the author. An inspirational book for girls. Heavy card pages have a number of interactive novelties - star stamps to paste in, a rabbit to be taken out of a hat, flaps to open, glittery foil decorations, etc. Lower corners lightly bumped. Near Fine.

Appr.: | AUD 12.20 CAD 11.57 EUR 8.13 GBP 6.37 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 111.11 

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22.
Munger, Theodore  
ON THE THRESHOLD Lessons to Young People
 Picture
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Boston 1893.
Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; 246 pages

Appr.: | AUD 18.29 CAD 17.36 EUR 12.20 GBP 9.55 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 166.67 

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23.
O'Shaughnessy, Ellen Illustrator: Illustrated by David Garner  
SOMEBODY CALLED ME A RETARD TODAY ... AND MY HEART FELT SAD
 Picture
Publisher: Walker & Company New York 1992.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. DJ is price clipped; A girl expresses her sadness at being called a retard by people who do not know how loving and self-reliant she is. ; Unpaginated pages

Appr.: | AUD 91.46 CAD 86.81 EUR 60.98 GBP 47.77 JPY 7,500.00 MXN 937.50 ZAR 833.33 

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24.
Powell, Richard Illustrator: Illustrated by Alan Snow  
HOW TO DEAL WITH PARENTS

Publisher: Watermill Press 1990.
First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Trade PB; Color Illustrations

Appr.: | AUD 9.76 CAD 9.26 EUR 6.50 GBP 5.10 JPY 800.00 MXN 100.00 ZAR 88.89 

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25.
Randle, Deatrice  
LESSONS FOR TODAY'S KIDS

Publisher: Carlton Press New York 1994.
Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; ; B&W Illustrations; 64 pages

Appr.: | AUD 18.29 CAD 17.36 EUR 12.20 GBP 9.55 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 166.67 

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26.
Valliant, Doris.  
Academic Societies And Competitions: Striving For Excellence (Cocurricular Activities Their Values and Benefits).

Publisher: Philadelphia: Mason Crest Publishers, [2005].
1st edition, 1st printing. ISBN: 1590848896 Library Binding As New hardcover in glossy pictorial boards (no markings) / No dust jacket as issued. Clean and fresh. A new copy.

Appr.: | AUD 19.51 CAD 18.52 EUR 13.01 GBP 10.19 JPY 1,600.00 MXN 200.00 ZAR 177.78 

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27.
Welcher, Rosalind.  
MAYBE THE SKY IS FALLING.
 Picture
Publisher: NY: Panda Paints Inc (1970)..
Inspirational message for young and old alike - all will be well because we have each other. Unpaginated [24p]: decorated endpapers, brown drawings and lettering; 18cm. 108g. Very Good (clean, bright, and tight, erasure free-front endpaper, small penned date title-page, gift inscription last page). No dustjacket. Blue cloth hardcover. Book condition: Very Good. Jacket condition: no dj.

Appr.: | AUD 15.80 CAD 15.00 EUR 10.54 GBP 8.25 JPY 1,296.00 MXN 162.00 ZAR 144.00 

Purchase direct from: Canterbury Books. Item number: A3880.
    
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