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Birds, Fern Bisel Peat
Akron: Saalfield, 1929. 25 pp. This book was written with the cooperation of Genieve Reily. Tells several stories about Tommy and Jane and their interactions with birds. Fern Bisel Peat has beautifully illustrated this book in both color and B&W drawings. The book is blue hard cover with no dust.....
Dorothy N. Knight, interactive
United States: Dorothy K. Werblow, 1951. Take the Children is an unique, interactive story, that involves the reader in a game. 24 pages. It is representative of Dorothy N. Knights signature style. Spiral bound litho on heavy paper covers. The book begins with six children from different lands boarding the.....
Illustrated books, children, chromolithography
London, Paris & New York: Raphael Tuck & Sons, . A charming and beautifully illustrated Raphael Tuck book for children, written by Edric Vredenburg. Bucolic scenes of life on a farm populate the pages, focusing particularly on the myriad of pets and animals who play with the children who live.....
anthropomorphism, animals, music
California: Green Tiger Press, 1982. 99 pp. Printed color paper cover, first edition, color illustrations by Sarah Wilson, black and white chapter page decorative block, A Star and Elephant Book. The story follows the animals that live at the House at the end of the lane through their daily activities.....
fairy tale, children's book, picture book,
Akron, OH: The Saafield Publishing Company, 1937. 16pp. Softcover, front and back cover have a brightly colored illustrations of three children in a ship fashioned out of large clog and a patchwork blanket hung as its sail, floating against a dark starry sky - an image from the titular story.....
reward of merit, Eulalie Osgood Grover
Rand, McNally & Co, 1905. 123pp. Illustrated Hardcover. Illustrated endpapers. Bookplate and photo and inscribed on opening end papers. Appears to be a gift from a teacher to a student perhaps who was moving away. Two additional photographs. One adjacent the Contents captioned in pen "Down the Garden Path", and.....
fairytale, snow white, sleeping beauty, brothers grimm, picture book, children's book
Akron, OH: The Saalfield Publishing Co, 1936. 12pp. Softcover, front and back covers have a brightly colored illustration of Snow-White against a light blue background. Profusely illustrated, with 6 in-text illustrations, either 4" x 4 1/2" or 8" x 4 1/2" in size. This short story collection includes the story.....
fairy tales, juvenile fiction
New York: Stecher Litho, 1929. 12 unnumbered pp. Color illustrated cover, no. 52. Two young girls save a dwarf who tries to feed them to a bear. The bear becomes a prince and marries one of the girls, color illustrations by author. Measures 10 1/2" x 10" Center pages detached.....
Fables, Animals, Moralistic Tales, Children's Stories
New York, New York: Wm. H. Murphy, c1850. The third installment of "Uncle Frank's Fables for Children", published by Wm. H. Murphy in six individually published (but continuously paginated) parts. This part tells the story of The Fir and the Bramble, followed by several other short moralistic tales. Most are.....
fairy tale, children's books, fairy tales, hans christian andersen
New York: A L Burt Company, 1900. 97 pp. green cloth covers with a stamped illustration of man and cat standing in front of door. A retelling of some of Hans Christian Andersen classic fairy tales, such as 'The Fir-Tree' and 'The Little Match Girl'. Illustrated with numerous black and.....
children's book, ethnic/cultural, educational, picture book,
Cleveland, Ohio: The Harter Publishing Company, 1931. Softcover, illustrated in bright color: front and back cover have the same drawing of the titular character Little Black Sambo, wearing his distinct bright orange shirt, blue pants, purple shoes, and carrying a green, polka-dot umbrella, illustrated by Fern Bisel, Peat. Bottom left.....
Newark, NJ: Charles E. Graham & Co., 1924. unpaginated. Stamped cloth cover with applied color illustrated pictorial, color illustrations throughout by Lang Campbell, preprinted ex-libris with matching illustrated advertising end papers at back of book. Three short stories-Uncle Wiggly, Nurse Jane, and Uncle Butter spend the day at the beach;.....
London: Wm. Collins Sons, 1954. 22 unnumbered pp. color illustrated hard cover. Beautiful detailed color and black and white illustrations by author. Pookie the rabbit with wings sees Santa Claus and his dilemma trying to convince his friends. Part of Pookie series, first printing 1953. Measures 8" x 10" light.....
Ron Henry, Jean Henry, Jean and Ron Henry, Pop-up, Tales from Fairyland
Great Britain: Flame Tree Publishing, 2007. The gorgeously illustrated pop-up panorama truly brings the characters and scenery to life. It is one illustration that expands over two pages depicting a gathering scene of the various fairies in the woods. There is a little story and poem that are placed within.....
George Routledge and Sons. Unpagenated. Litho on board covers. Full page illustrations with rhyming verse at base. Collection of Nursery Rhymes. Front free paper detached but present. Hinge is loose but attched. Intact tears last two pages 3in. along back strip. Measures 5" x 7"
Bobbsey Twins, mysteries, juvenile fiction
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1927. 244 pp. Stamped cloth cover with applied color paper label showing a boy and girl in the meadow with daisies, black and white illustrated frontispiece and 3 plates The adventures of Nan and Bert and Flossie and Freddie Bobbsey. 7 1/2" x 5 1/4".....
Bobbsey Twins, mysteries, juvenile fiction
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1919. 244 pp. Stamped cloth cover with applied color paper label showing a boy and girl in the meadow with daisies, black and white illustrated frontispiece and 3 plates The adventures of Nan and Bert and Flossie and Freddie Bobbsey as their family travels to.....
Babar, Laurent De Brunhoff, Pop-up, Anthropormorphism
New York: Random House, 1968. The classic children's character Babar got a fun pop-up twist in this story of his adventure to space. 19 pages. The books starts with the announcement of Babar's plan to go into space to the moon, and as the story follows through the preparations and.....
Margaret Evens Price
Rochester, NY: Stecher Litho. Co., 1916. This children's book is beautifully illustrated by Margaret Evens Price. 12 pages, with a stapled thick-card wrapper cover. The full color and three color lithographs in the book perfectly exemplify the ability of the Stecher Lithography Company. Shared with the colorful lithography is a......
Women Writers, Children's Stories, Chromolithography
New York, New York: McLoughlin Bros. c1880. A fine, bright example of McLoughlin's children's story "The Little Dog Trusty", adapted from the same story by Maria Edgeworth. Part of McLoughlin's "Uncle Toby's Series", the book teaches children to be truthful and loyal. Square 12mo (5.5" by 4.75"), pp. , wrappers.....
Marion L. McNeil, Fern Bisel Peat
Akron, Ohio: Saalfield Publishing Company, 1933. This books has several simple and sweet stories that all center around a grandma telling anecdotes about her life when she was young to her grandchildren. 34 pages. Each story starts the same way, with a grandchild commenting on the activity or conversation being.....
children's books, cinderella, fairy tale,
Sandusky, Ohio: The American Crayon Co., 1931, 1943. A Mary Perks Book. Board book with single color illustration. Numerous in-text silhouettes and 6 full page color illustrations by Fern Bisel Peat. 10" x 13". OCLC-2 (Aug, 2018).
anthropomorphism,. bears, behavior
New York: Scholastic Book Services, no date. unpaginated. Printed paper cover, black, white, and orange illustrations by Kay Chorao, printed on peach paper. Jason Everett Bear lives with his mother in the forest. He loves himself and is very proud of himself because he does everything he is supposed to.....