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By William Pene Du Bois (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781590173107 | New York Review of Books, April 21, 2009, cover price $16.95

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. William's grandmother is the only member of the family who understands why he wants a doll as well as a basketball and an electric train.

Prebinding:

9781439555286 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, October 1, 2008), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: A Newbery Medal WinnerProfessor William Waterman Sherman intends to fly across the Pacific Ocean. But through a twist of fate, he lands on Krakatoa, and discovers a world of unimaginable wealth, eccentric inhabitants, and incredible balloon inventions...read more

Hardcover:

9780670734412 | Viking Childrens Books, March 1, 1983, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Tells what happens to a bored old mathematician when he takes a trip across the Pacific Ocean in a balloon
9780670734450 | Har/cas edition (Live Oak Media, June 1, 1974), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: A Newbery Medal WinnerProfessor William Waterman Sherman intends to fly across the Pacific Ocean.

Paperback:

9780142403303, titled "The Twenty-one Balloons" | Reissue edition (Puffin, April 21, 2005), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Relates the adventures of Professor William Waterman Sherman who in 1883 sets off in a balloon across the Pacific, survives the volcanic eruption of Krakatoa, and is eventually picked up in the Atlantic.
9780140320978, titled "The Twenty-One Balloons" | Reprint edition (Puffin, May 1, 1986), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Relates the incredible adventures of Professor William Waterman Sherman who in 1883 sets off in a balloon across the Pacific, survives the volcanic eruption of Krakatoa, and is eventually picked up in the Atlantic.
9780440491835 | Reissue edition (Dell Pub Co, January 1, 1985), cover price $2.95 | About this edition: A disenchanted schoolteacher journeys across the Pacific in a giant balloon and arrives at Krakatoa just as the infamous island is about to explode
9780670734467 | Pap/cas edition (Live Oak Media, June 1, 1974), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A Newbery Medal WinnerProfessor William Waterman Sherman intends to fly across the Pacific Ocean.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780670734443 | Live Oak Media, June 1, 1974, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A Newbery Medal WinnerProfessor William Waterman Sherman intends to fly across the Pacific Ocean.

Library:

9781424222704, titled "The Twenty-One Balloons" | Fitzgerald Books, January 1, 2007, cover price $15.00 | also contains The Twenty-One Balloons, The Twenty-One Balloons, The Twenty-One Balloons, Twenty-One Balloons | About this edition: A Newbery Medal WinnerProfessor William Waterman Sherman intends to fly across the Pacific Ocean.

Reinforced:

9780606050777, titled "The Twenty-One Balloons" | Demco Media, May 1, 1986, cover price $14.53 | also contains Twenty-One Balloons | About this edition: Relates the incredible adventures of Professor William Waterman Sherman who in 1883 sets off in a balloon across the Pacific, survives the volcanic eruption of Krakatoa, and is eventually picked up in the Atlantic.

Prebinding:

9781439516348, titled "The Twenty-one Balloons" | Reissue edition (Paw Prints, August 11, 2008), cover price $15.99 | also contains The Twenty-One Balloons, The Twenty-One Balloons, The Twenty-One Balloons, Twenty-One Balloons | About this edition: A Newbery Medal WinnerProfessor William Waterman Sherman intends to fly across the Pacific Ocean.
9781435208216, titled "The Twenty-one Balloons" | Paw Prints, May 15, 2007, cover price $15.99 | also contains The Twenty-One Balloons, The Twenty-One Balloons, The Twenty-One Balloons, Twenty-One Balloons | About this edition: Relates the incredible adventures of Professor William Waterman Sherman who in 1883 sets off in a balloon across the Pacific, survives the volcanic eruption of Krakatoa, and is eventually picked up in the Atlantic.

Eager to play a shepherd in the Christmas pageant, a mute Appalachian boy is dismayed when a blizzard prevents the performance
By William Pene Du Bois (illustrator)

Reinforced:

9780606126519 | Reprint edition (Demco Media, September 1, 1997), cover price $13.30 | About this edition: Eager to play a shepherd in the Christmas pageant, a mute Appalachian boy is dismayed when a blizzard prevents the performance

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Peter befriends the outcast inventor 'Horrible Houghton' Furlong and shares the secret of an antigravity matter that enables him to perform amazing stunts and eventually arouse the suspicions of a greedy villain

Paperback:

9780140347845 | Reprint edition (Puffin, May 1, 1991), cover price $3.95 | About this edition: Peter befriends the outcast inventor 'Horrible Houghton' Furlong and shares the secret of an antigravity matter that enables him to perform amazing stunts and eventually arouse the suspicions of a greedy villain

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A compilation of poems, ballads, limericks, and rhymes about funny bears, honey bears, scary bears, circus bears, and a host of other kinds of bears

Paperback:

9780140507997 | Reissue edition (Puffin, March 1, 1991), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: A compilation of poems, ballads, limericks, and rhymes about funny bears, honey bears, scary bears, circus bears, and a host of other kinds of bears

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Paperback:

9780874991956 | Pap/cas edition (Live Oak Media, March 1, 1991), cover price $15.95

A little girl reminisces about the beautiful coat she owned which, as she grew, became in turn, a jacket, vest and cap, a knapsack, and finally, a beautiful coat for her doll.
By William Pene Du Bois (illustrator) and May Garelick

Hardcover:

9780060224189 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, September 1, 1990, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A little girl reminisces about a blue coat with big pockets which, as she grew, became a jacket, a vest and finally a tiny blue coat for her doll

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Product Description: Book by Du Bois, William Pene

Hardcover:

9780844663791 | Peter Smith Pub Inc, June 1, 1990, cover price $15.50 | About this edition: Book by Du Bois, William Pene

Paperback:

9780440429944 | Yearling Books, December 1, 1987, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Senor Bill sets out to teach El Muchacho, a shy eight-year-old giant with disgraceful manners, proper social skills.

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An illustrated collection of poems, ballads, limericks, and rhymes about bears.

Hardcover:

9780670819072 | Kestrel Pr, June 1, 1989, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A compilation of poems, ballads, limericks, and rhymes about funny bears, honey bears, scary bears, circus bears, and a host of other kinds of bears

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When an envious girl tells her friend Martha about all the things Martha has that she wants, she receives an amazing and revealing reply

Hardcover:

9780060269340 | Reissue edition (Harpercollins Childrens Books, March 1, 1988), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: It's not fair that everything about my friend Martha's life is the way I wish my life were--though she tells me she prefers mine.

Library:

9780060269357 | Reissue edition (Harpercollins, February 1, 1988), cover price $13.89 | About this edition: It's not fair that everything about my friend Martha's life is the way I wish my life were--though she tells me she prefers mine.

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Sir Billy Browne-Browne shares his life with his teddy bear, Bayard Bear, who accompanies him to boarding school, the 1936 Olympics, and on dangerous missions for the RAF in World War II

Hardcover:

9780374325336 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, March 1, 1986, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Sir Billy Browne-Browne shares his life with his teddy bear, Bayard Bear, who accompanies him to boarding school, the 1936 Olympics, and on dangerous missions for the RAF in World War II

Paperback:

9780374425364 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, March 1, 1988, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: As an English boy matures, his teddy bear remains a trusted friend, helping him through many situations over the course of sixty years.

A wise old koala bear plans a costume party to stop the terrible feuding among the koalas

Paperback:

9780874991970 | Pap/cas edition (Live Oak Media, June 1, 1991), cover price $29.95
9780140507935 | Reissue edition (Viking Childrens Books, September 1, 1987), cover price $3.99 | About this edition: A wise old koala bear plans a costume party to stop the terrible feuding among the koalas

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Lady Adelaide, a boxing kangaroo, helps to defeat the German army, thus becoming a heroine of the 'Great War.'

Hardcover:

9780060247003 | Harpercollins, November 1, 1986, cover price $3.98 | About this edition: Known throughout the world as The Stoppers of the Great War, a bulldog named Buckingham, a man called Spider Max, and kangaroo boxing champion Lady Adelaide arrive in Sydney, Australia, aboard the British cruiser Barkham

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The rising moon sees a little girl who is afraid of the night and sends down a special moonbeam to show her the many wondrous things to see during the dark hours.
By William Pene Du Bois (illustrator) and Mark Strand

Hardcover:

9780517550472 | Random House Value Pub, December 1, 1985, cover price $3.99 | About this edition: The rising moon sees a little girl who is afraid of the night and sends down a special moonbeam to show her the many wondrous things to see during the dark hours.

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The artist foreman at the animal factory in the sky has trouble creating a pleasing lion

Paperback:

9780140504170 | Reissue edition (Viking Childrens Books, March 1, 1983), cover price $4.95 | About this edition: The artist foreman at the animal factory in the sky has trouble creating a pleasing lion

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Luke meets a Missing Person and an Unknown Soldier on the planet where lost things are found.
By William Pene Du Bois (illustrator) and Mark Strand

Hardcover:

9780517541845 | Random House Childrens Books, January 1, 1983, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Luke dreams that he journeys by spaceship to a new planet where he finds all the things he and every other child has lost and meets an Unknown Soldier and a Missing Person

A small girl is involved in the excitement, turmoil, and sadness of moving from one house to another and keeps her toy bear close for reassurance

Library:

9780394931159 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, March 1, 1976, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: A small girl is involved in the excitement, turmoil, and sadness of moving from one house to another and keeps her toy bear close for reassurance

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Bertha, who thinks of herself as Judy's best friend, gives her opinion of Judy's other friends

Hardcover:

9780060269296 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, March 1, 1975, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Bertha thought that she was Judy's best friend and was jealous when Judy played with other kids.

Library:

9780060269319 | Harpercollins, March 1, 1975, cover price $12.89 | About this edition: Bertha thought that she was Judy's best friend and was jealous when Judy played with other kids.

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Mother Goose and Goosey Gander are kidnapped by strangers the day before Christmas. Will Tommy Tucker's plan to rescue them succeed?

School and Library:

9780670490073 | Viking Pr, September 1, 1973, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Believing that Mother Goose and Goosey Gander have been kidnapped and taken to the deserted Queen of Hearts Bakery on the day before Christmas, Little Tommy Tucker and the other villagers devise a plan to rescue them

Product Description: Excerpt: ...work will not be hard, and you can travel and see the world and live well. Would you like it?" "But I do not know how to do all these things," returned Zora, slowly. She was thinking rapidly

Hardcover:

9780405019227 | Ayer Co Pub, June 1, 1970, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: Excerpt: .

On the Staten Island ferry, a fast talking young man gets two passengers to feed him and give him money while he entertains them with fantastic stories.

Hardcover:

9780060246976 | Harpercollins, June 1, 1970, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: On the Staten Island ferry, a fast talking young man gets two passengers to feed him and give him money while he entertains them with fantastic stories.

Everyone pokes fun at the 274 pound frame of a boy who loves to eat until the day he becomes the star of the school's ice hockey team

Library:

9780060217549 | Harpercollins, June 1, 1969, cover price $8.79 | About this edition: A 274 pound thirteen-year-old boy whose sole passion is food is miserable when sent to boarding school until he accidentally gets on the hockey team.

The classic tale is embroidered with lively details to prolong the piglets' struggles against the horrid wolf

School and Library:

9780670708123 | Viking Pr, September 1, 1962, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: The classic tale is embroidered with lively details to prolong the piglets' struggles against the horrid wolf

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