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  1. The Little Island.
    First edition, first printing, of this beautifully written story by Margaret Wise Brown, writing under her pseudonym, of an island going through the four seasons, "Winter came / and the snow fell softly / like a great quiet secret in the night / cold and still." Winner of the 1947 Caldecott Medal. Learn More
    £475

    Stock Code: 112170

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  2. These Happy Golden Years.
    First edition, first printing. The eighth of nine titles in Wilder's Little House on the Prairie books. Learn More
    £1,225

    Stock Code: 109342

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  3. Watership Down.
    First illustrated edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author and illustrator on the verso of the half-title: "yours sincerely, Richard Adams & John Lawrence". Initially turned down by all major publishing houses, Watership Down was finally issued by Rex Collings in 1972; sales were over 100,000 in the first year... Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 110528

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  4. The Little House.
    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on title page, "Greetings from Learn More
    £20,000

    Stock Code: 111800

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  5. Animals of the Bible.
    First edition, first state with the misspelling of Lathrop's name on the dust jacket. Signed by Lathrop on the verso of the front free endpaper, " Dorothy P Lathrop, Nov 16 1938." This title won the very first Caldecott Medal in 1938. Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 99068

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  6. They Were Strong and Good.
    Second printing, published one month after the first. Signed by author on half title. Winner of the 1941 Caldecott Medal. Julia F. Carter, was the first full time children's librarian at the New York Public Library. Miss Carter was also the first national president of the Division of Library Work with Children and Young... Learn More
    £200

    Stock Code: 91719

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  7. The Slave Dancer.
    First edition, first printing. Winner of the 1974 Newbery Award. A young adult novel on the slave trade in America. Learn More
    £125

    Stock Code: 95847

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  8. Abel's Island.
    First edition, first printing. 1977 Newbery Honor book. Learn More
    £85

    Stock Code: 95841

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  9. Chanticleer and the Fox.
    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the title page "For Fran Alexander, Barbara Cooney 1988." Winner of the 1959 Caldecott Medal. Story retold from Canterbury Tales. Learn More
    £200

    Stock Code: 91718

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