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From: Library Lady (
Subject:         FS - Picture books and Bible stories, many out-of-print
Date: April 2, 2013 at 8:39 am PST

Picture Books and Bible Stories

I accept Paypal or a money order.
Shipping is media mail: $3.50 for the first book and $.60 for each
additional book. If you purchase a large number of books, I will weigh
them and give you a shipping cost based on weight which will be less
than paying by individual books. Insurance is extra.

Hardcover - HC; Paperback - PB; Historical Fiction - HF
Most are ex-library books in very good to excellent condition. Any
serious defects are noted.
I will gladly combine shipping for books from all of my posts.

Want them all? Make me an offer!

Thanks for looking.
Hall’s Living Library

The Story about Ping - Marjorie Flack and Kurt Wiese, HC, very good
condition with very minor cover edge wear, pages clean and binding fine
- $2.50

David and the Giant - Mike McClintock, pictures by Fritz Siebel, An I
Can Read Book, HC, library binding with dust jacket and mylar cover, dj
has a piece removed, binding fine, Harper & Row, c. 1960, gently used
condition - $3

Barefoot Boy - Gloria D. Miklowitz, HC, Follett Beginning-to-Read book,
Follett, c. 1964, 4th printing, 32 pages, minor cover edge wear, binding
fine - $2

Where the Wild Things Are - Maurice Sendak, HC, HarperCollins, c. 1963,
very minor cover edge wear, pages clean and binding fine - $2.50

Hurrah, We’re Outward Bound! - illustrated by Peter Spier, The Mother
Goose Library, “a trans-Atlantic panorama of 19th Century sailing life
set to lively sea chanties and sal-water rhymes.” HC, library binding
with dust jacket and mylar cover, Good condition. Spier’s work is
wonderfully detailed! You might be familiar with some of his other
titles, “Noah’s Ark,” “People,” and “The Fox Went Out on a Chilly
Night.” - $3.50

Miss Rumphius - Barbara Cooney, PB, Puffin Books, c. 1982, later
printing, Winner of the American Book Award. - $2

Pecos Bill, a tall tale retold and illustrated by Steven Kellogg, HC,
library binding, William Morrow and Company, c. 1986, Kellogg’s
illustrations have an imaginative flair. - $2.50

What Next? - Reading for Independence reader, Scott Foresman and
Company, HC, c. 1947, 1952 printing, very light cover edge wear, binding
fine. Level B, looks like a second grade reader. I enjoy collecting
these old readers, my children read lots of them through the years.
Wholesome stories, lovely illustrations. These are nice for extra
reading for your young children. This series was a classic through the
60s and I actually remember this book from my school years! Now I’m
dating myself!  - $2.75

Shortcut - David Macaulay, HC, library binding with dust jacket and
mylar cover, front end paper removed, Houghton Mifflin, c. 1995, “We go
about our daily lives unaware that many small actions contribute to an
unpredictable and often dramatic chain of causes and effects. In
Shortcut David Macaulay takes the long way around, applying his
imagination and sense of humor to a string of seemingly inconsequential
connections. The result is a whimsical and often thought-provoking
journey through words and pictures - a trip you will want to take again
and again.” - $3

A Child’s Garden of Verses - Robert Louis Stevenson, illustrated by
Jessie Wilcox Smith, Charles Scribner’s Sons, pink cloth coverboards, no
dust jacket, pages very clean and binding fine, privately owned copy,
many color illustrations by Smith plus black/white drawings on almost
every page. A classic in children’s literature for decades now. - $2.75

Bible Stories and related titles
Amahl and the Night Visitors - Gian Carlo Menotti, illustrated by
Michele Lemieux, HC, library binding with dust jacket and mylar cover,
William Morrow and Company, c. 1986, “Since its first performance on
Christmas Eve, 1951, Amahl and the Night Visitors has taken its place
with A Christmas Carol as a holiday classic….the story tells of the
night the Three Kings, following the star to Bethlehem, stop for shelter
at the home of Amahl, a poor, crippled shepherd boy….Amahl offers his
own simple gift to the Christ Child, and then a miracle happens…..”
Lovely story, beautiful illustrations. - $3

My Son, My Savior, The Awesome Wonder of Jesus’ Birth - Calvin Miller,
illustrated by Ron Di Gianni, HC, dust jacket, Chariot Victor
Publishing, c. 1997, if you’ve seen DiGianni’s artwork, you know how
rich and lovely it is. I have a print of one of this paintings framed -
it was a father kneeling beside the bed of his little boy and praying.
My husband who is now with the Lord was a faithful prayer warrior for
his children and that picture has hung in our home for many years -

The Prayer of Jabez for Young Hearts - Bruce Wilkinson and Rob Suggs,
illustrated by Sergio Martinez, HC, dust jacket, Tommy Nelson, c. 2001,
very good condition - $2.50

Tessa’s Treasures - Gary Bower, illustrated by Jan Bower, Book One:
Cherishing Others, The Thinking of Others series, HC, dust jacket,
Tyndale Kids, c. 2000, very good condition, the illustrations are lovely
enough to be framed. Sweet and gentle. - $2.75

Jacob and Esau - Mary Auld, HC, library binding, excellent
condition,illustrated by Diana Mayo, Franklin Watts, c. 2000, retells
the story of the relationship between two brothers and how one uses
trickery to gain their father’s blessing meant for the other. - $2.50

And It Came to Pass - Jean Slaughter, illustrated by Leonard Weisgard,
HC, library binding with dust jacket and mylar cover, MacMillan Company,
c. 1971, love Weisgard’s illustrations. He also illustrated “The Little
Island”, “The Golden Egg,” and “The Courage of Sarah Noble.” $2.50

Emma & Mommy Talk to God - Marianne Williamson, illustrated by Julia
Noonan, HC, HarperCollins, c. 1996, “Because Mommy teaches Emma that God
is present in everyone in the world, Emma learns not to be afraid and
even asks God to help Peter.” Excellent condition - $2

3 in 1 (A Picture of God) - Joanne Marxhausen, illustrated by Benjamin
Marxhausen, HC, Concordia Publishing House, c. 1973, repaired split in
spine on front page, seeks to explain the trinity of God to young
children. - $2.75

Adam Raccoon and the Circus Master - Glen Keane, Parables for Kids
series, about forgiveness, HC, Chariot Books, David C. Cook publishing,
c. 1987. Delightful story. Collect the entire series if you can. Nice
read-aloud for little ones - $2.50

Angels and Me - Carolyn Nystrom, illustrated by Wayne A. Hanna, HC,
Children’s Bible Basics series, Moody Press, c. 1978, 1984 printing.
Thankfully this series is back in print. Biblical, simply stated,
answers kids questions. - $2

Moses in the Bulrushes - retold and illustrated by Warwick Hutton, HC,
library binding with dust jacket and mylar cover, Margaret K. Mcelderry
Books, c. 1986, very simple text and pictures to retell the story of
Moses as a baby. - $2

Hall’s Living Library

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