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HORRID HENRY'S EVIL ENEMIES
Written by Francesca Simon. Illustrated by Tony Ross.
Stock no. 1505256
Published by Orion Children's Books. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Ten Favourite Stories - and more! Henry's spectacular schemes to outwit his foes. Glazed blue boards, with purple title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1842555383. Small spot to text block. Book feels unread. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn with small tear to base of front fold.
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SECRET WATER
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 1505255
Published by Jonathan Cape. 11th 1947. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The Swallows and Amazons are busy again, in a book which Explorers and Savages, of whatever age, will enjoy! Green cloth, gilt lettering to spine and blind title to front. Endpapers are maps. B/w illustrations throughout. 380 pages. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small bump to top edge of front cover and a few small marks to covers. Writing erased from front endpaper. A few grubby fingermarks to contents. Price-cut dustwrapper has loss from top of browned spine. Tears to bottom of spine, tear to rear panel has been repaired on verso with tape. Pencil ticks to titles on rear panel.
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NORTHERN LIGHTS
Written by Philip Pullman.
Stock no. 1505254
Published by Scholastic Publications. circa 1995. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The first book in His Dark Materials Trilogy. Maroon boards, gilt title to spine. 399 pages. ISBN: 0590541781. 9th printing. Spine bumped. Light marks to covers. A few small marks to text block. Contents very good. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with small hole to front fold.
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THE GRUFFALO'S CHILD
Written by Julia Donaldson. Illustrated by Axel Scheffler.
Stock no. 1505253
Published by Macmillan Children's Books. circa 2004. Fine condition.

The Gruffalo said that no gruffalo should ever set foot in the deep dark wood. But one wild and windy night the Gruffalo's child ignores her father's warning and tiptoes out into the snow. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. The sequel to 'The Gruffalo'. ISBN: 1405020458. 2nd printing. Spine bumped with spot of surface paper damage to top. Light scratches to rear cover. Contents clean. Light crease to title page near to spine.
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LOOKING AT LONDON
Written by Kaye Webb. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1505252
Published by News Chronicle. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Foreward by R.J. Cruikshank. Stiff cardboard covers. B/w illustrations. Top of spine bumped. Very slight wear to edges. Light foxing to top edge of text block. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and chipped, loss from base of browned spine. Lower corner torn from front flap. Rear panel slightly grubby.
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THE MYSTERY OF THE BURNT COTTAGE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by J. Abbey.
Stock no. 1315317
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1943. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

The First Adventure of the Five Find-Outers and Dog. Discoveries, Shocks, Surprises and Excitements by the dozen! Blue cloth, magnifying glass vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. 164 pages. SIGNED by the author on an autograph slip which has been stuck to the front free-endpaper and dedicated to Ria. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Autograph slip is foxed but contents are fine. Dustwrapper is edge creased and torn with some slight loss and tape repairs on verso.
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FIRST TERM AT MALORY TOWERS
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stanley Lloyd.
Stock no. 1315316
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Yellow cloth, green titles and vignette. Blue and green pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations. 153 pages. Spine bumped. Pastedowns are faded (normal fault in this title) and there is some light foxing to the endpapers. A few light corner creases and a few light spots to page margins. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed, very minimal loss to base of spine. Comes with a hand-written letter by Enid Blyton SIGNED in her married name (second marriage) - E. Darrell Waters. The letter rejects a job applicant and is dated February 1946.
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THE SECOND FORM AT MALORY TOWERS
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stanley Lloyd.
Stock no. 1315315
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1947. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Yellow cloth, reddish brown titles and vignette. B/w illustrations. Cream pictorial endpapers. Minimal bumping to spine. Very light spotting to covers (fault in cloth?). Endpapers lightly browned. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. A few foxspots to textblock. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed and lightly foxed.
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THIRD YEAR AT MALORY TOWERS
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stanley Lloyd.
Stock no. 1315314
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1948. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Third book about Malory Towers. Cream cloth, dark titles and vignette to front. Blue pictorial endpapers show a map and view of Malory Towers. B/w illustrations. 159 pages. Spine bumped. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Some light browning to inner margin of half-title. Dustwrapper is just a little edge worn with a couple of small tears which are neatly repaired on verso. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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WHAT PET SHOULD I GET?
Written by Dr. Seuss.
Stock no. 1505251
Published by Harper Collins Childrens Books. 1st 2015. Very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Every pet looks like fun, so how in the world do you pick just one? It isn't easy but it can be done - as Dr. Seuss shows in this newly discovered story about an age-old problem. Matt pictorial boards, 11.25 x 8.25", colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780008170783. Bottom edges of two pages are stuck together otherwise a nice copy.
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UPPER FOURTH AT MALORY TOWERS
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stanley Lloyd.
Stock no. 1315313
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Yellow cloth, red titles and vignette. Pink pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations. Spine slightly bumped with a small nibble to base of spine. Light foxing to textblock. Corner creases to one page. Dustwrapper is just a little worn to spine and corners with only very minimal loss. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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MAKING MISCHIEF A MAURICE SENDAK APPRECIATION
Written by Gregory Maguire. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1505250
Published by William Morrow. 1st 2009. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth, gilt titles. Colour and b/w illustrations. 200 pages. ISBN: 9780061689161. Front cover ever so slightly bowed. Dustwrapper has small tear to top of rear fold, remains of label to rear panel and a few marks, both barely visible. 2" stain to bottom edge only visible of verso.
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