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  • D'aulaires' Book Of Norse Myths
    D'aulaires' Book Of Norse Myths (English, Paperback) Ingri D'Aulaire

    Now back in print, the companion to D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths introduces youngsters to Norse legends and the gods, goddesses, heroes, and giants that populate the Northern landscape.

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  • Supposing
    Supposing (English, Paperback) Alastair Reid, Bob Gill

    When you're a kid, there are lots of things you're not supposed to do. But what if you didn't really do any of those things, what if you just imagined them? Then it wouldn't matter if your supposings were silly, impossible, or even a little naughty?because they're all just in your head. Alastair Reid's book is a monument to the liberating power of unfettered thought. Here he reunites with a...

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  • The Midnight Folk
    The Midnight Folk (English, Hardback) John Masefield

    The Midnight Folk introduces readers to Kay Harker, the orphaned boy who is also the hero of John Masefield's classic Christmas fantasy,The Box of Delights. Kay lives in a vast old country house, and is looked after by an unpleasant duo: the oily and egregious Sir Theopompous and the petulant and punitive Sylvia Daisy Pouncer. In her zeal to educate Kay on the finer points of Latin grammar, Sylvia...

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  • Mistress Masham's Repose
    Mistress Masham's Repose (English, Hardback) T H White

    Ten-year-old Maria, an orphaned heiress living with her unpleasant guardians on a crumbling English estate called Malplaquet, finds her life changing in unimagined ways when she explores an overgrown island on the estate's lake and discovers the descendants of Gulliver's Lilliputians.

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  • The Box of Delights
    The Box of Delights (English, Hardback) John Masefield

    Strange things begin to happen the minute young Kay Harker boards the train to go home for Christmas and finds himself under observation by two very shifty-looking characters. Arriving at his destination, the boy is immediately accosted by a bright-eyed old man with a mysterious message: ?The wolves are running.? Soon danger is everywhere, as a gang of criminals headed by the notorious wizard...

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  • Carbonel and Calidor
    Carbonel and Calidor (English, Hardback) Barbara Sleigh

    The third and final book in the Carbonel trilogy...

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  • Jenny Goes To Sea
    Jenny Goes To Sea (English, Paperback) Esther Averill

    In Jenny Goes to Sea, our heroine makes her passage on the good ship Sea Queen with her master, Captain Tinker, and her adopted brothers, tiger cat Edward, and black-and-white cat Checkers. Once on board, they meet the adventurous ship's cat, Jack Tar....

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  • Smith
    Smith (English, Hardback) Leon Garfield

    A Carnegie Medal Honor Book...

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  • Mio, My Son
    Mio, My Son (English, Hardback) Astrid Lindgren, Ilon Wikland

    Nine-year-old Karl Anders Nilsson is the unwelcome foster child of an uncaring couple. Lonely and neglected, he yearns for simple things, things that many children already have: a warm, loving home of his own, someone to share his sorrows and joys with, and, most important, his real father....

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  • The School For Cats
    The School For Cats (English, Paperback) Esther Averill

    Captain Tinker sends Jenny Linsky off to boarding school for the summer, but when another student frightens her, she tries to run away.

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  • Jenny's Birthday Book
    Jenny's Birthday Book (English, Paperback) Esther Averill

    It's a big day for Jenny Linsky, the shy little black cat of Greenwich Village, when her brothers, Checkers and Edward, take her out for her birthday. They pick up her notorious friends along the way, including the twins Romulus and Remus, who have brought a special present, and Pickles, the Fire Cat, who gathers everyone into his red fire truck to take them to the park. There they will invite...

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  • Wee Gillis
    Wee Gillis (English, Paperback) Munro Leaf

    Wee Gillis can not decide whether he wants to be a Highlander and stalk stags, like his father, or a Lowlander like his mother, and raise long-haired cows.

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  • Jim at the Corner
    Jim at the Corner (English, Hardback) Eleanor Farjeon, Edward Ardizzone

    These seafaring tales begin on a street corner where Jim, a retired sailor, spends his days, passing the time telling a curious boy named Derry about life aboard his ship, the Rockinghorse. In the tradition of Robert Louis Stevenson's A Child's Garden of Verses and Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories, Farjeon's tales of talking sea serpents and stew-eating chimpanzees bring the far near and turn...

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  • Alfred Ollivant's Bob Son Of Battl
    Alfred Ollivant's Bob Son Of Battl (English, Paperback) Lydia Davis, Alfred Ollivant

    Bob, Son of Battle, is a sheepdog so canny and careful of his flock, so deeply devoted to his master, James Moore, and so admired for his poise and wisdom by the residents of a small village in the rugged mountains of England's North Country, that young though he is, he is already known as Owd Bob. In a recent contest, Bob has proved himself a matchless sheepdog, and if he wins the trophy two more...

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  • The Pushcart War
    The Pushcart War (English, Paperback) Jean Merrill

    50th Anniversary Edition...

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  • Charlotte Sometimes
    Charlotte Sometimes (English, Paperback) Penelope Farmer

    A time-travel story that is both a poignant exploration of human identity and an absorbing tale of suspense....

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  • An Episode of Sparrows
    An Episode of Sparrows (English, Paperback) Rumer Godden

    An emergency meeting of the Mortimer Square Garden Committee has been convened to discuss a most alarming matter: Someone has been digging in the garden and making off with buckets of dirt. Miss Angela Chesney is sure that a gang of boys from run-down Catford Street is to blame. But Angela's sister, Olivia, isn't so sure. Olivia has always wondered why the neighborhood children?the "sparrows" she...

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  • The Little Bookroom
    The Little Bookroom (English, Hardback) Eleanor Farjeon

    In The Little Bookroom, Eleanor Farjeon mischievously tilts our workaday world to reveal its wonders and follies. Her selection of her favorite stories describes powerful?and sometimes exceedingly silly?monarchs, and commoners who are every bit their match; musicians and dancers who live for aft rather than earthly reward; and a goldfish who wishes to "marry the Moon, surpass the Sun, and possess...

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  • The Hotel Cat
    The Hotel Cat (English, Paperback) Esther Averill

    During the Big Freeze in New York City, former stray cat Tom, an employee of the Royal Hotel, gives shelter to members of the Cat Club, including Jenny Linsky and her brothers, and helps them to organize the very first Cat Club Stardust Ball.

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  • Jenny And The Cat Club
    Jenny And The Cat Club (English, Paperback) Esther Averill

    After being given a home by a friendly sea-captain, the once orphaned cat, Jenny Linsky, lives a happy life in Greenwich Village, yet when she discovers the local Cat Club, Jenny becomes determined to show its established members, such as Madame Butterfly and Mr. President, that she is just as qualified as they to be included in the club. 10,000 first printing.

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