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FUN WITH MRS THUMB
Written by Jan Mark. Illustrated by Nicola Bayley.
Stock no. 1322412
Published by Walker Books. 1st 1993. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Mrs. Thumb is a genteel wooden doll living quietly in her doll's house when one day, the cat comes to play... Text in rhyme. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0744525349. Spine of dustwrapper is sunned.

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TIPTOES THE MISCHIEVOUS KITTEN
Written by Noel Barr. Illustrated by P.B. Hickling.
Stock no. 1322393
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird Series 497. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed and grubby, 10 titles listed on rear flap (the last being The Sleepy Water Vole).

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POSY
Written by Linda Newbery. Illustrated by Catherine Rayner.
Stock no. 1322367
Published by Orchard Books. Circa 2008. Slightly better than very good condition.

Posy is an adorable, irresistible, cheeky, lovable kitten. White pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781843629900. 2nd printing. Minimum bumping to spine and minimum browning to cover edges.

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THE MERRYLAND KITTENS
Written by Angela. Illustrated by Doreen Parr.
Stock no. 2136422
Published by W.E. Mack. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Pictorial cardwraps. Full page colour and b/w illustrations (the b/w illustrations are to be coloured in). Browning and marks to covers.

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PUSHTI
Written by K. Nixon. Illustrated by K. Nixon.
Stock no. 1322204
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1956. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Cream cloth, brown title to spine and blue title to front with brown picture of Pushti. B/w & colour illustrations. A children's story of a Siamese kitten. Slight bumping to spine. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Price-cut wrapper is slightly foxed on verso and browned to spine.

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ORLANDO THE MARMALADE CAT: A SEASIDE HOLIDAY
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 1322175
Published by Frederick Warne. Circa 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Revised edition. Very large format. Blue pictorial boards. Delightful colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0723236518. 3rd printing. Spine bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is just a little bit edge creased.

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ORLANDO (THE MARMALADE CAT) KEEPS A DOG
Written by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 1322174
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st thus 1990. Slightly better than good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Revised Edition. Very large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 072323650X. Spine and corners bumped. Laminate covering boards is badly creased (error during binding process). Contents are fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased with laminate lifting at edges.

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TIGGY
Written by Miss Read. Illustrated by Clare Dawson.
Stock no. 1322147
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

When Timmy, Miss Read's black & white kitten, died, she made a vow: 'Never again!' The road which runs past her cottage grows busier every day. A heart-breaking decision for a cat-lover to make. But the resourceful Tig was to put matters right... A true tale of animal bravery. Blue boards, gilt title to spine with black vignette of cat. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0718108471. Spine very slightly bumped. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Price-cut wrapper is a little grubby and lightly browned/marked.

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PUPPIES AND KITTENS
Written by M.E. Gagg. Illustrated by H. Woolley.
Stock no. 1322093
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. Circa 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird Series 563. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Bold, easy to read text. Colour illustrations. Spine slightly bumped. A couple of small, light marks to covers. Name and date in biro to front pastedown. Light mark to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed. Tally no. 100, last title listed on rear flap is Telling the Time.

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FRED
Written by Posy Simmonds. Illustrated by Posy Simmonds.
Stock no. 2135983
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1987. Very good condition.

Everyone in the neighbourhood was terribly sad to hear from Nick and Sophie that their cat Fred had died. Late one night they are awakened by a curious 'Meeeyow'. Something baffling was about to begin in the garden which will amaze even the most experienced catwatcher... Blue glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations with balloon captions. ISBN: 0224024485. SIGNED by author, with dedication to a previous owner and small cat drawing. Spine is browned with a few small knocks. Contents are still excellent!

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ORLANDO (THE MARMALADE CAT) AND THE WATER CATS
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 1321864
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1972. Very good condition.

Green pictorial glazed boards with white title to spine. Colour lithograph illustrations. 32 pages. 10.75" x 8". What happens when Orlando and his family go to visit their cousins the Water Cats in France. ISBN: 0224006622. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded. Light foxing to contents.

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A SCARY STORY
Written by Peter Bailey. Illustrated by Peter Bailey.
Stock no. 2135569
Published by Andre Deutsch Children's Books. 1ST 1993. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards with gilt vignette and title. Illustrated end paper. Full page colour illustrations throughout. Very simple script. Ideal for a young reader. Unpaginated. 9 x 9.5". ISBN: 0590540947. A few light marks to covers. Some fading to wrapper spine.

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