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SOUND CITY
Written by Sarah Hayes. Illustrated by Margaret Chamberlain.
Stock no. 730807
Published by Walker Books. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

A book to help new readers hear the sounds of letter and words. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0744532973. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper.

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THE SEA PIPER
Written by Helen Cresswell. Illustrated by Jason Cockcroft.
Stock no. 730834
Published by Hodder Children's Books. Circa 1997. Nearly fine condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0340681748. SIGNED by author with inscription on title page. Spine slightly bumped. Slight damage to front pastedown else fine. 2nd printing.

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POSY BATES AND THE BAG LADY
Written by Helen Cresswell. Illustrated by Kate Aldous.
Stock no. 730837
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition.

Posy is determined that her beloved bag lady will have a proper home... Glazed pictorial boards. B/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0370317645. SIGNED with inscription by the author on title page. Spine slightly bumped.

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SIX FOR GOLD
Written by Jenny Oldfield.
Stock no. 730943
Published by Hodder Children's Books. 1st 2000. Slightly better than very good condition.

One For Sorrow series. Six missing days in a young rock star's life. Pictorial card wraps. ISBN: 034074409X. SIGNED with inscription by author on title page. Spine faded.

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A PITIFUL PLACE
Written by Jan Needle.
Stock no. 730953
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. The story of a teenage mum. ISBN: 0233975608. SIGNED with inscription by author on title page. Light browning to half-title and free endpaper. Two creases in laminate on front cover.

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ICE CAT
Written by Linda Newbery. Illustrated by Peter Kavanagh.
Stock no. 730954
Published by Scholastic Press. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition.

One day Tom builds a snowman - and watches it turn into a snow cat, cold and icy and ready to pounce... Pictorial card wraps. B/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0590543156. a nice bright copy.

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RUNAWAYS AND CASTAWAYS
Written by E.V. Lucas. Illustrated by Francis D. Bedford.
Stock no. 730971
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1908. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt titles and illustrations. Colour frontis and title page. B/w illustrations. 309 pages plus booklist to rear. Top edge gilt. Spine faded and slightly worn. Corners bumped. Name in ink to front endpaper. Some light fingering to page margins else contents clean.

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STAR
Written by John Singleton.
Stock no. 730983
Published by Puffin Books. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A powerful and mesmerizing story of how imagination and friendship can triumph over evil. Black boards, metallic orange title to spine. ISBN: 0141380047. SIGNED with inscription by author on title page. Tiny nick to top of spine.

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THE BEAT OF THE DRUM
Written by Catherine Sefton.
Stock no. 730990
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The third book in a trilogy about the effects of the political and social situation in Northern Ireland today on young people and their personal lives. Green boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0241126428. SIGNED with inscription by author on front endpaper. Spine very slightly bumped. Spine of wrapper just lightly sunned.

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YOU'LL LOVE THIS STUFF!
Written by Morag Styles. Illustrated by Bernard Georges.
Stock no. 731001
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1986. Very good condition.

Poems from different cultures selected by Styles. Yellow pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0521312752. SIGNED with inscription by author on title-page. Light creasing/rubbing to covers. Initials in ink inside front cover. Contents clean.

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MAURICE
Written by Sue Stops. Illustrated by Marc Vyvyan-Jones.
Stock no. 731010
Published by Spindlewood. 1st 1988. Fine condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. "It was spring. Maurice was lively..." ISBN: 0907349641. SIGNED with inscription and original drawing by artist on front endpapers, also small white label stating the artists studio address. Minimal bumping to corners. Contents fine.

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WINSLOW AND HIS BATHTUB
Written by Colin West. Illustrated by Colin West.
Stock no. 731015
Published by Dennis Dobson. 1st 1980. Nearly fine condition.

Winslow wanted to be a sailor but all he had for a boat was an old bathtub. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0234774746. SIGNED by author with small drawing of Winslow to front endpaper. Minimal bumping to corners and small mark to lower corner of front cover.

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