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Newark: Newark Center for Creative Learning, 1984. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (iv), 79 pages. Second edition. Guide for the family with children. READ MORE about FUN IN THE FIRST STATE, A GUIDE FOR FAMILY FUN IN DELAWARE AND THE SUR
Drawings by Edward Gorey.
(Reading, MA): Addison-Wesley, (1976). square 12mo. paper covered boards, dust jacket. unpaginated. Drawings by Edward Gorey. Reprint of first edition (Toledano, B41B). Black and white etchings by Edward Gorey. Author was a professor at Harvard Graduate School of Education. READ MORE about DONALD AND THE
London: MacDonald Future Publishers, (1981). 7.25 x 10 inches. hardcover, dust jacket. 240 pages. First edition. The author worked for over five years on researching this biography, using much unpublished correspondence and interviews with surviving friends and relations. He has also uncovered many unpublished illustrations. Includes an annotated list of Greenaway books. With 121 illustrations in black-and-white and 15 in color. SALES RIGHTS: Available in North & South America from Oak Knoll Books. READ MORE about KATE GREENAWAY, A BIOGRAPHY
London: Andre Deutsch, (1969). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 216 pages. First edition. READ MORE about LIBRARY WORK WITH CHILDREN, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
New York: R.R. Bowker Co., 1976. small 8vo. paper wrappers. 30 pages. Third Memorial Lecture. READ MORE about THE LIBRARY WORLD AND THE PUBLICATION OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS
Zurich: The Graphis Press, (1979). 4to. pictorial paper-covered boards. pp.465-615. With text in English, French and German. Filled with illustrations including many in color. READ MORE about 4TH INTERNATIONAL SURVEY OF CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATION
New York: Holiday House, (1985). small 4to. cloth, dust jacket. viii, 152 pages. First edition. History of this children's book publishing house followed by chronological listing of all their publications. Illustrated. Presentation from the author on the half-title "This copy is for Kay Vandergreft - Russell Freedman ALA Chicago 1990." READ MORE about HOLIDAY HOUSE, THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS
London: Studio, n.d. 8vo. cloth spine, paper-covered boards. (iv), 96 pages. This is a simple art appreciation book for children with large print and fairly simple text. The pictures progress from simple to complex with many tipped-in examples as well as those printed on the pages. Some color. Spine of the book a little faded. Dust jacket is worn with some paper loss at the corners and heel of spine, closed tear upper front panel... READ MORE about THE CHILDREN'S ART BOOK
(Bow, Nr. Crediton, Devonshire, England: Richard Gilbertson, 1968). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (ii), 9+(1) pages. Limited to 500 numbered copies. Number 4 in the publisher's manuscript series. READ MORE about FIVE AUTUMN SONGS FOR CHILDREN'S VOICES
Translated from the German by Anthea Bell.
London: The Bodley Head, (1976). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 200 pages. Translated from the German by Anthea Bell. First English edition. Autobiography of this historian of children's literature, publisher and editor. Spine of jacket faded. READ MORE about SEVEN HOUSES, MY LIFE WITH BOOKS
Illustrated by Susan Roe.
Blakeney: Elkin Mathews, (1984). square 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 24 pages. Illustrated by Susan Roe. First edition. An illustrated children's tale by the widow of Percy Muir and a bookseller in her own right. Inscribed on title page "all good wishes from Barbara Kaye, October 1984." Covers rubbed. READ MORE about THE WHITE MOUSE AND OTHER VERSE TALES
Illustrated by Susan Roe.
Blakeney: Elkin Mathews, (1984). square 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 24 pages. Illustrated by Susan Roe. First edition. An illustrated children's tale by the widow of Percy Muir and a bookseller in her own right. Presentation on copyright page "For Harold Kittleson on his third, but hopefully not last, visit to Blakeney from Barbara Kaye." Kittleson has added his comments on the meeting in ink below the presentation. Covers rubbed. READ MORE about THE WHITE MOUSE AND OTHER VERSE TALES
Leipzig: Insel-Verlag, n.d. 12mo. decorated paper-covered boards. 47+(1) pages. Insel-Bücherei Nr. 236. A collection of German soldiers' songs, illustrated by Fritz Kredel (1900-73), noted for his illustrations of children's books. Boards lightly soiled. READ MORE about WER WILL UNTER DIE SOLDATEN
Boston, MA: Charles E. Lauriat & Co., n.d. 32mo. self paper wrappers. unpaginated. A catalogue of children's books offered for sale by Lauriat. Color illustrations on covers. Black and white illustrations throughout text. Classified lists, by age, at end of text. READ MORE about BOOKS FOR CHILDREN
N.P. (Albert Lemant, 1991). 4to. stiff paper portfolio with sheets loosely inserted, wooden slipcase with color image mounted on front. 8 leaves. Limited to 50 numbered copies signed by Lemant. Title page and colophon page hand-lettered. Portfolio containing six engravings, each numbered 24/50 signed by Lemant in pencil. Engraved and printed at the Atelier á Bulan in the Pyreneées. Lemant (1953- ) is noted for his graphic work for children and visual art work. READ MORE about BEBETES
Washington: Library of Congress, 1993. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 26, (2) pages. Edited by Chief of Children's literature, Library of Congess. Essays by Lionni and Steven Heller. Bibliography. Letter from editor laid in. Wrappers soiled. READ MORE about LEO LIONNI AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
Washington: Library of Congress, 1993. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 26, (2) pages. Edited by Chief of Children's literature, Library of Congess. Essays by Lionni and Steven Heller. Bibliography. READ MORE about LEO LIONNI AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
Boston: The Horn Book, Inc., 1984. 8vo. cloth, book jacket. x, 354 pages. An essay pursuing answers to many questions about child poets. READ MORE about THE CHILD AS POET: MYTH OR REALITY?
London: Howard Baker, (1970). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. (vi), 361 pages. First edition. Filled with information on the authors of English boys' fiction. Biographical sketchs given. A scarce book with information not easily found elsewhere. Jacket rubbed. READ MORE about THE MEN BEHIND BOYS' FICTION
Chicago: American Library Association, 1953. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (x), 78 pages. Minor cover fading. READ MORE about RICH THE TREASURE, PUBLIC LIBRARY SERVICE TO CHILDREN
New York: Delacorte, (1989). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 320 pages. First U.S. edition. This collection focuses on fifteen contemporary illustrators of children's books, including Raymond Briggs, Quentin Blake, Charles Keeping, Michael Foreman, Shirley Hughes and John Lawrence. Well-illustrated throughout, many in color, and with a number of previously unpublished illustrations from the artists' private collections. Included is a complete chronological bibliography of each artist. READ MORE about THE TELLING LINE, ESSAYS ON FIFTEEN CONTEMPORARY BOOK ILLUSTATORS
(New York): Warner Books, (1986). 8vo. quarter cloth with paper-covered boards, dust jacket. xv, (iii), 205+(1) pages. Written especially for parents who want their children to read and write as well as they possibly can, the author gives clear instructions on how to use the principles of his system to help your child discover the joys of language and self expression. The Educational Testing Service confirmed, in a study of 10,000 children, that this method... READ MORE about WRITING TO READ, A PARENTS' GUIDE TO THE NEW, EARLY LEARNING PROGRAM FOR YOUNG CHILDREN