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Children's Books: Read Aloud

Children's Books: Read Aloud

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The Saggy Baggy Elephant (Little Golden Bks.), Jackson, K. & B.
61 Jackson, K. & B. The Saggy Baggy Elephant (Little Golden Bks.)
Racine, WI Western Publishing Co. 1994 0307021106 / 9780307021106 Pictorial Cover Very Good 
Illustrated by Tenggren

Boards show a little wear at the hinges, corners bumped.

Sooki the little elephant lives all alone in the jungle till one day he meets a parrot: "Your ears are too big for you, and your nose is way too big for you. Any your skin is much, MUCH too big for you. It's baggy and saggy. You should call yourself Saggy-Baggy." Sooki sighed and began his quest to improve himself.
Color illustrations.
Est Level: Read Aloud - 3rd grade; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
Price: 3.75 USD

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The Retribution of Jack Frost, Jakobson, August
62 Jakobson, August The Retribution of Jack Frost
Tallinn, Estonia Perioodika 1991 57979024708 Pictorial Cover Very Good+ 
Illustrated by Rea, Priit

Corners bumped, slight edge wear. A bright, attractive copy. English translation by Aino Jogi of the original 1982 Estonian edition.

Contains two Estonian Fairy Tales, "The Retribution of Jack Frost" and "The Poor Beggar and the Stingy Farmer's Wife." Lushly evocative water color illustrations by Priit Rea make this children's book a true delight.
Est Level: Preschool Read Aloud.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Price: 32.00 USD

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The Cat and the Fiddler, Jeter, Jacky
63 Jeter, Jacky The Cat and the Fiddler
New York Parents' Magazine Press` 1968 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Illustrated by Kalish, Lionel

Corners slightly bumped, boards slightly soiled, 2" tear on title page. Pictorial cover, no jacket as issued. Text is bright, clean and unmarked.

A fiddler and his very special dancing cat come to town. But when the King tries to exploit them, they turn the tables in a hilarious way. Age Level: Preschool Read Aloud, Grades K-2; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Price: 5.25 USD

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Try and Catch Me, Jewell, Nancy
64 Jewell, Nancy Try and Catch Me
New York Harper & Row 1972 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Illustrated by Weisgard, Leonard

Spine slightly slanted, bottom corners have small chips. Color illustrations throughout. Pictorial cover. A bright, attractive copy.

A carefree little girl explores the wonders of her world. Color illustrations by Leonard Weisgard.
Age Level: Preschool Read Aloud; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Price: 10.00 USD

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Busy Bird (Story Places Ser.), Jones, Cathy
65 Jones, Cathy Busy Bird (Story Places Ser.)
Pleasantville, NY Reader's Digest Children's Publishing, Incorporated 1996 0887059368 / 9780887059360 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
Illustrated by Abel, Simone (illustrator)

A "peek-a-boo" board book from the "Story Places" series. Window cutouts take you through Busy Bird's day at the construction site. A few of the edges are a little bent but overall this is a bright, attractive copy.
Age Level: Toddler/Preschool Read Aloud; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall
Price: 12.00 USD
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Tell Me About God, Jones, Mary Alice
66 Jones, Mary Alice Tell Me About God
New York Rand, McNally & Co. 1952 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Illustrated by Doane, Pelagie

Blue boards with title and sketch of little boy in white. Spine slightly slanted, edgewear/bumping, chipping at corners and spine ends. PO name inside. Text has minor spotting and pencil marks on a few pages.

A read-aloud book for parents to introduce their children to God, God's love, God's plan for us, etc. Common questions like "How do I know God is here?" are dealt with through dialogues between Bobby and his mother. Illustrated throughout with charming color and black and white drawings typical of the 1950s.
Age Level: Preschool Read Aloud; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Price: 7.50 USD

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Only One Ant, Klein, Leonore
67 Klein, Leonore Only One Ant
New York, NY Scholastic, Inc. 1971 First Edition Soft Cover Fair 
Illustrated by Robinson, Charles

Spine and covers are scuffed and chipped. Pages are starting to separate from the spine, top right corner is chipped away. Basically a reading copy.

"If you saw an ant, a small, small ant, only one ant out of all the hundreds and thousands and millions of ants in the world.
If you saw an ant fall from a clover with its feet in the air and its back on the ground,
And it couldn't turn over and it pushed and wriggled and kicked and wiggled and it couldn't turn around,
Would you turn that ant over? Or would you keep on reading?"
Est level: 1st - 3rd grade.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Price: 5.75 USD

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The Lonely Wizard, Kollars, Helmut
68 Kollars, Helmut The Lonely Wizard
Woodbridge, Conn. Blackbirch Picturebook 1998 1567118046 / 9781567118049 First English Language Edition Hardcover As New with no dust jacket 
Illustrated by Kollars, Helmut (illustrator)

As new -- never read.

The wizard was lonely and bored. Then a new wizard moved in next door and things went from bad to worse. The illustrations alone make this book worth owning.
Est Level: Ages 2-5; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Price: 9.95 USD

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Le Secret Du Petit Chat Timide (Shy Little Kitten's Secret Place) (A Little Golden Book), Lawrence, Jim (texte francais de Catherine Delisle)
69 Lawrence, Jim (texte francais de Catherine Delisle) Le Secret Du Petit Chat Timide (Shy Little Kitten's Secret Place) (A Little Golden Book)
Paris EdItions des Deux Coqs d'Or 1991 French Edition Pictorial Cover Very Good- 
Illustrated by Jones, Keenan

Lower right corner scuffed and bumped, very minor edgewear. Text is bright and clean.

Texte en Français/text in French. The adventures of a timid little tiger-stripped kitten, including encounters with a lion, an elephant and a bear. Petit Livre d'Or/a Little Golden Book.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
Price: 5.00 USD

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Elves and the Shoemaker, the, Littledale, Freya
70 Littledale, Freya Elves and the Shoemaker, the
New York, NY Scholastic, Inc. 1975 Soft Cover Very Good 
Illustrated by Turkle, Brinton

Slight shelf wear, some lightening.

The good shoemaker and his wife were in desperate straits until he began to receive some mysterious help. Cute illustrations by Brinton Turkle.
Est Level: Read Aloud or 1st - 3rd grades; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Price: 6.95 USD

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King Rooster, Queen Hen (Read-Alone Bks.), Lobel, Anita
71 Lobel, Anita King Rooster, Queen Hen (Read-Alone Bks.)
New York Greenwillow Books 1975 0688800084 / 9780688800086 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 

Spine slightly slanted,minor bumping/edgewear. A bright, attractive copy.

"The rooster and the hen set off in a mice-drawn shoe to proclaim themselves king and queen." From a Danish folktale. Color illustrations on every page.
Age Level: Toddler/Preschool Read Aloud and Grades K-1; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Price: 4.50 USD

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Anna and the Bagpiper, Locker, Thomas
72 Locker, Thomas Anna and the Bagpiper
New York, NY Philomel Books 1994 0399225463 / 9780399225468 Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Illustrated by Locker, Thomas (illustrator)

Boards show some chipping at top and bottom edges, corners bumped. Jacket protected by mylar cover. Some pages a bit creased. Ex-library with usual markings.

Rich jewel-toned illustrations grace this lovely tale.
"When Anna hears a faint, faraway sound coming from over the hilltop, she doesn't know her life soon will be changed forever. All she knows is that she must follow the song that seems to call her."
Est Level: Read aloud, 1st - 2nd grades; Ex-Library; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Price: 16.50 USD

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The Poky Little Puppy (A Little Little Golden Book #1), Lowrey, Janette Sebring
73 Lowrey, Janette Sebring The Poky Little Puppy (A Little Little Golden Book #1)
New York Western Publishing Co. 1988 First Thus Pictorial Cover Near Fine 
Illustrated by Tenggren, Gustaf

A special miniature printing of one of the most beloved Little Golden Books ever published, this is #1 in the Little, Little Golden Book series. Very slight edgewear, else fine.

Five little puppies dig a hole under the fence and go for a walk in the wide, wide world, but when they get to the top of the hill only four of them are there. Now where is that poky little puppy! Color and black and white drawings by gifted children's illustrator Gustaf Tenggren.
Est Level: Toddler/Preschool Read Aloud; 64mo - up to 3" tall
Price: 14.95 USD

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The Tortoise and the Hare (Little Golden Book), Lundell, Margo
74 Lundell, Margo The Tortoise and the Hare (Little Golden Book)
Racine, WI Western Publishing Co. 1987 0307021696 / 9780307021694 Pictorial Cover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Illustrated by Nez, John

Slght shelf wear. A few spots on front cover.

Cute full page illustrations with this classic tale.
Est level: Read aloud; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Price: 3.75 USD

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I Can Do It!, Mariconda, Barbara
75 Mariconda, Barbara I Can Do It!
New York Modern Publishing 1987 0874493307 / 9780874493306 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Illustrated by Petty, Colin

Spine slightly slanted, corners slightly bumped & worn, back pastedown beginning to separate at lower cover edge. A charming, attractive copy.

"A story about a little mouse who learns about helping." "A Read-A-Picture Book is a unique board book for beginning readers that is specially designed to help children identify words through the use of pictures. As children read along, they substitute the words that best describe the pictures in the text to complete the story." Color Illustrations by Colin Petty.
Age Level: Preschool Read Aloud & Grades K-1; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall
Price: 8.00 USD

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Oso Pardo, Oso Pardo, Que Ves Ahi?, Martin, Bill
76 Martin, Bill Oso Pardo, Oso Pardo, Que Ves Ahi?
New York Henry Holt & Co 2002 0805069011 / 9780805069013 First Board Book Edition Hardcover Near Fine 
Illustrated by Carle, Eric

Very minor wear across top edge. A bright, attractive copy.

"In a question-and-answer game, a teacher and her group see a variety of animals, each one a different color." A charming board book in Spanish for toddlers and preschoolers with color illustrations by Eric Carle.
Age Level: Toddler/Preschool Read Aloud; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
Price: 7.90 USD

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Bunches and Bunches of Bunnies, Mathews, Louise
77 Mathews, Louise Bunches and Bunches of Bunnies
New York Scholastic 1980 0590315366 / 9780590315364 Soft Cover Very Good- 
Illustrated by Bassett, Jeni

Corners slightly bumped, a few light spots on back. Text is slightly yellowed, but clean and unmarked.

A counting book that takes the young reader through the multiplication tables up to 12 X 12 using bunnies.
Age Level: Preschool Read Aloud and Grades 1-3; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Price: 7.00 USD

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Too Much Noise, McGovern, Ann
78 McGovern, Ann Too Much Noise
New York Scholastic 1980 Twenty-Second Printing Soft Cover Very Good- 
Illustrated by Taback, Simms

Corners very slightly bumped, Text starting to yellow (barely), but clean and unmarked.

When Peter's house is too noisy, he goes to a wise man for the solution, but he gets more than he bargained for.
Age Level: Preschool Read Aloud and Grades K-2; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Price: 4.25 USD

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The Little White Church, McPherson, Imogene M.
79 McPherson, Imogene M. The Little White Church
Philadelphia Westminster Press 1949 Soft Cover Near Fine 
Illustrated by Kihl, Harold

"Next to your own family, the church family is the most important fellowship in the life of your child . . . [book explains] simply and clearly what happens in a church and why and . . . [makes] each child feel a part of it." Extensive color and black & white illustrations. Est. Level: Ages 4-8; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall
Price: 5.75 USD
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Riddles, Riddles from A to Z (A Little Golden Book), Memling, Carl
80 Memling, Carl Riddles, Riddles from A to Z (A Little Golden Book)
Racine, WI Golden Press 1972 Third Printing Pictorial Cover Very Good- 
Illustrated by Schart, Trina

Cover has #490 in left corner and 39 cents in right corner. Some edgewear/bumping, but otherwise text is clean and unmarked and cover is shiny.

Riddles to take the young child through the alphabet from A to Z. "What is it?/It floats like a log./It looks like a log./Yet it isn't a log./ It's. . . An alligator./A is for Alligator." Color illustrations throughout by Trina Schart.
Age Level: Preschool Read Aloud through Grade 1; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Price: 7.00 USD

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