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THE WEATHER-CLERK
Written by Robert Swindells. Illustrated by Petula Stone.
Stock no. 2135580
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1979. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. The weather clerk throws all sorts of weather at Anna to stop her reaching his door. ISBN: 0340239042. Spine is faded with chipping to top and tail. Contents are bright.

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VAMPIRES
Written by Colin Hawkins; Jackie Hawkins. Illustrated by Colin Hawkins.
Stock no. 2135579
Published by Granada Publishering Limited. 1ST 1982. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0246117133. Chipping to top of spine and a couple of corners. Grubby marks to half-title page. Contents are generally very good.

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THE SNEEZE
Written by David Lloyd. Illustrated by Fritz Wegner.
Stock no. 2135578
Published by J.B. Lippincott. 1st USA 1986. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. American Edition. ISBN: 069400135X. Foxing to endpapers.

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THE WILDMAN
Written by Kevin Crossley-Holland. Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Stock no. 2135577
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

"A merman was caught at Orford in Suffolk during the reign of Henry II..." From this entry in a contemporary chronicle the author has created the Wildman who tells his own anguished story. Powerful and imaginative b/w drawings make this strangely moving tale a memorable picture book. Sea-green glazed boards. 8 x 8". Unpaginated. ISBN: 0233968016. Foxing and some browning to prelims and last few pages.

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PAST EIGHT O'CLOCK
Written by Joan Aiken. Illustrated by Jan Pienkowski.
Stock no. 2135576
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Goodnight Stories. Red boards, gilt titles to spine and vignette to front. Vivid full-page colour illustrations plus silhouettes to text. ISBN: 0224028561.

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THE LITTLE MOUSE, THE RED RIPE STRAWBERRY, AND THE BIG HUNGRY BEAR
Written by Don Wood; Audrey Wood. Illustrated by Don Wood.
Stock no. 2135575
Published by Child's Play (International) Ltd.. Slightly better than very good condition.

A beautifully illustrated, easy to read book. Large colour illustrations to each page with a small paragraph of text. Unpaginated. 10.75 x 9.75". ISBN: 0859531821. Fading to edge of front cover next to spine.

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RUNAWAY JAMES AND THE NIGHT OWL
Written by Robin Hyman; Inge Hyman. Illustrated by Yutaka Sugita.
Stock no. 2135574
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

James was lonely and longed for someone to play with. He wandered from his lovely garden into the forest and the colour pictures in this book tell his story. Pictorial boards. Large square format. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0237350696. 3rd printing. Wrapper is price-cut with a faded spine; some edge-creasing.

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THE BIG BAD MOLE'S COMING!
Written by Martin Waddell. Illustrated by John Bendall-Brunello.
Stock no. 2135573
Published by Walker Books. 1st 1993. Very good condition.

A simple picture book for young children featuring colour illustrations of farmyard animals. Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 0744522781. Bumping and a little chipping to spine and a couple of corners.

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JOJO'S REVENGE!
Written by Mick Inkpen. Illustrated by Mick Inkpen.
Stock no. 2135572
Published by Discovery Toys, Inc.. Circa 1989. Slightly better than very good condition.

Square format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. This edition published and distributed exclusively by Discovery Toys, Inc. Originally published by Walker Books Ltd. ISBN: 0939979403.

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STARTING SCHOOL
Written by Allan Ahlberg. Illustrated by Janet Ahlberg.
Stock no. 2135571
Published by Viking Kestrel. 1st 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

White glazed pictorial boards. Charming colour pictures. Easy to read text telling children what to expect when they start school. ISBN: 0670816884. A few grubby marks to endpapers. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few nicks; browned to top of panels.

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THE FOX'S FROLIC
Written by Francis Burnand. Illustrated by Harry B. Neilson.
Stock no. 2135570
Published by William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd.. Fair condition.

A Day With the Topsy Turvy Hunt. Large oblong format. Cloth spine. Yellow pictorial boards. Bright full-page colour illustrations. Scuffing and marks to covers; some surface paper damage. Wear to cover edges and corners. Spine is faded and foxed. Binding is very weak - contents have at one time been taped back in to joints, but now stitching is showing. Names in ink to front endpaper and some erased pencil. Some margin marks; a few stains to margins. A reading copy.

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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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