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THE MYSTERIOUS TALE OF GENTLE JACK AND LORD BUMBLEBEE
Written by George Sand; Gela Jacobson. Illustrated by Gennady Spirin.
Stock no. 1324378
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1988. Very good condition.

Told in English for the first time. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 74 pages. ISBN: 0416085326. Contents are fine. Spine and corners are bumped and slightly worn.

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THE MYSTERIOUS TALE OF GENTLE JACK AND LORD BUMBLEBEE
Written by George Sand; Gela Jacobson. Illustrated by Gennady Spirin.
Stock no. 1324344
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1988. Very good condition.

Told in English for the first time. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 74 pages. ISBN: 0416085326. Spine and corners slightly bumped and worn. Foxing to contents. Large but neat inscription in ink to front free-endpaper.

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THE TOVERS
Written by Elisabeth Beresford. Illustrated by Geoffrey Beitz.
Stock no. 1824378
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1982. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Once upon a time the world was full of Tovers, all in their separate groups and going their separate ways. In this exciting story, Beresford has created a totally engaging warm and humorous world in which the reader will recall half-remembered shadowy dreams of another Golden Age. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0416266606. A nice, clean copy. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased.

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LORD OF THE FOREST
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1323759
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards with gilt title to spine. B/w scraperboard illustrations throughout. 127 pages. A boy herding pigs in a Sussex forest plants an acorn in 1272. This is the story of the giant oak which grew from the acorn. ISBN: 0416836003. Slight bumping to spine and corners. Dustwrapper is price-cut, sunned to spine and top edges (as is usual with this item).

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GIDEON IN AFRICA
Written by Benjamin Rabier. Illustrated by Benjamin Rabier.
Stock no. 1824208
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Red cloth spine. The adventures of Gideon the duck and his animal friends. ISBN: 041686290X. Spine lightly faded, boards a little grubby but still nice and bright. Contents are lovely and bright.

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THE STORY OF BABAR THE LITTLE ELEPHANT
Written by Jean De Brunhoff. Illustrated by Jean De Brunhoff.
Stock no. 2140107
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1968. Almost very good condition.

Orange pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations. Larger format. 8th edition. ISBN: 0416580408. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping and wear; some loss to laminate. Page creasing. Foxing to outer page edges. Musty odour.

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A CHILDHOOD AT GREEN HEDGES
Written by Imogen Smallwood.
Stock no. 2138954
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A fascinating insight into what life was actually like within the walls of the famous Green Hedges (Enid Blyton's home). Green boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0416126324. Some page edge browning. Wrapper is a bit edge-creased with some browning.

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LITTLE PICKLE
Written by Peter Collington. Illustrated by Peter Collington.
Stock no. 2135563
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1986. Very good condition.

Mischievous Little Pickle is always in trouble of one kind or another. But life is at its most exciting during the adventure that begins as a quiet walk with Mum - and becomes a perilous voyage at sea! No text - a story entirely told through pictures. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 041654780X. Spine is faded; browning to top corner of rear cover.

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A CHILD'S BOOK OF PRAYERS
No author listed. Illustrated by Michael Hague.
Stock no. 1317810
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt title to spine. Colour pictures throughout. ISBN: 0416596401. Light wear to cover edges. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is price-cut, creased to front flap and has a small brown (burn?) mark to top edge of rear panel. Spine of dustwrapper is slightly faded.

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THE LAND OF NOD AND OTHER POEMS FOR CHILDREN
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Michael Hague.
Stock no. 1817622
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st UK 1988. Nearly fine condition.

Poems selected and illustrated by Hague. Large format. Blue cloth spine . White glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 51 pages ISBN: 0416128726. Couple of tiny dents to top edge of front board. Corners lightly bumped.

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BEAR HUGS
Written by Kathleen Hague. Illustrated by Michael Hague.
Stock no. 2130834
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Nothing feels better than a hug from a teddy bear! 9 heartwarming poems. Red boards, gilt title to spine. Delightful colour pictures. ISBN: 0416148220. Wrapper spine is faded.

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BEAR HUGS
Written by Kathleen Hague. Illustrated by Michael Hague.
Stock no. 2130831
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Nothing feels better than a hug from a teddy bear! 9 heartwarming poems. Red boards, gilt title to spine. Delightful colour pictures. ISBN: 0416148220. Wear to top and tail of spine. Wrapper spine is faded.

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