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Despite his small size, Tom Thumb is determined to do anything and everything that everyone else can do--and sometimes even more. By the creators of Pegasus. 28,000 first printing.
By Kinuko Craft (illustrator) and Marianna Mayer

School and Library:

9781587170645 | Chronicle Books Llc, September 1, 2001, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A tiny boy has adventures in a cow's mouth, a fish's belly, and the stomach of a giant.
9781587170652 | Chronicle Books Llc, September 1, 2001, cover price $16.50 | About this edition: A tiny boy has adventures in a cow's mouth, a fish's belly, and the stomach of a giant.

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Retells the adventures of Aladdin who, with the help of a genie from a magic lamp, outwits an evil sorcerer and wins the hand of a beautiful princess

Hardcover:

9780027653601 | Atheneum, November 1, 1985, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Retells the adventures of Aladdin who, with the help of a genie from a magic lamp, outwits an evil sorcerer and wins the hand of a beautiful princess

One by one, ten animals form a pyramid--the first is a mouse and the last is an elephant.
By Marianna Mayer and Gerald McDermott (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780030704963 | Henry Holt & Co, August 1, 1985, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: A remarkably acrobatic mouse and a troupe of his sure-footed friends leap across the pages and form a teetering pyramid, to teach youngsters how to count to ten

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Sent on a dangerous errand by her jealous stepmother, Vasilisa uses the help of her favorite doll to escape the clutches of the witch Baba Yaga, in a retelling of a classic Russian folktale.
By Kinuko Craft (illustrator) and Marianna Mayer

Hardcover:

9780688085001 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, May 1, 1994, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A retelling of the old Russian fairy tale in which beautiful Vasilisa uses the help of her doll to escape from the clutches of the witch Baba Yaga, who in turn sets in motion the events which lead to the once ill-treated girl's marrying the tzar.

Library:

9780688085018 | William Morrow & Co, May 1, 1994, cover price $15.89 | About this edition: A retelling of the old Russian fairy tale in which beautiful Vasilisa uses the help of her doll to escape from the clutches of the witch Baba Yaga, who in turn sets in motion the events which lead to the once ill-treated girl's marrying the tzar.

Through her great capacity to love, a kind and beautiful maid releases a handsome prince from the spell which has made him an ugly beast.

Hardcover:

9780847813681 | Rizzoli Intl Pubns, September 1, 1991, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Through her great capacity to love, a kind and beautiful maid releases a handsome prince from the spell which has made him an ugly beast

Paperback:

9781587171482 | Reprint edition (Chronicle Books Llc, February 1, 2002), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Through her great capacity to love, a kind and beautiful maid releases a handsome prince from the spell which has made him an ugly beast.
9780689711510 | Aladdin Paperbacks, September 1, 1987, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: A retelling of the classic tale of the young woman who lives in the palace of a terrible beast in order to save her father's life is augmented by full-color paintings

School and Library:

9781587170171 | Seastar Books, August 1, 2000, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Through her great capacity to love, a kind and beautiful maid releases a handsome prince from the spell which has made him an ugly beast.
9781587170188 | Seastar Books, August 1, 2000, cover price $16.50 | About this edition: Through her great capacity to love, a kind and beautiful maid releases a handsome prince from the spell which has made him an ugly beast.
9780027652703 | Simon & Schuster, August 1, 1978, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A retelling of the classic tale of the young woman who lives in the palace of a terrible beast in order to save her father's life is augmented by full-color paintings

Prebinding:

9780613562133 | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2002, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Through her great capacity to love, a kind and beautiful maid releases a handsome prince from the spell which has made him an ugly beast.
9780833506771 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $14.50 | About this edition: "A book of surpassing loveliness .

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A poor Irish prince wins the love of the Princess of the Mountains after helping her to escape the wicked Sea King with magical aid from a mysterious black horse
By Marianna Mayer and Katie Thamer (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780803700758 | 1 edition (Dutton Childrens Books, September 1, 1984), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: A poor Irish prince wins the love of the Princess of the Mountians afeter helping her to escape the wicked Sea King with magical aid of a mysterious black horse.

Paperback:

9780803701816 | Reprint edition (Dutton Childrens Books, September 1, 1990), cover price $4.95 | About this edition: A poor Irish prince wins the love of the Princess of the Mountains after helping her to escape the wicked Sea King with magical aid from a mysterious black horse

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After following his pet gazelle into the desert and disappearing from his tribe for many years, the young boy who had been raised by the herd is captured by a hunter and returned to his people, but the warm reception of his loving family isn’t enough to keep him from dreaming of a reunion with the gazelles that he has grown to love.
By Leonid Gore (illustrator) and Marianna Mayer

School and Library:

9780803725225 | Dial Books for Young Readers, July 7, 2005, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A young boy from a nomadic tribe follows the gazelle that has been his nurse, and together they join a gazelle herd in the desert.

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A group of friendly animals introduces the letters of the alphabet

Paperback:

9781878093783 | Reprint edition (Boyds Mills Pr, August 1, 1991), cover price $3.95 | About this edition: A group of friendly animals introduces the letters of the alphabet

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A group of friendly animals introduces a variety of familiar shapes, both large and small

Paperback:

9781878093776 | Reprint edition (Boyds Mills Pr, August 1, 1991), cover price $3.95 | About this edition: A group of friendly animals introduces a variety of familiar shapes, both large and small

A group of friendly animals introduces a palette full of colors

Paperback:

9781878093769 | Reprint edition (Boyds Mills Pr, August 1, 1991), cover price $3.95 | About this edition: A group of friendly animals introduces a palette full of colors

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A group of friendly animals introduces numbers and how to count them

Paperback:

9781878093752 | Reprint edition (Boyds Mills Pr, August 1, 1991), cover price $3.95 | About this edition: A group of friendly animals introduces numbers and how to count them

School and Library:

9780761315339 | Roaring Brook, September 1, 2004, cover price $15.95

Library:

9780761324195 | Roaring Brook, September 1, 2004, cover price $23.90

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The adventures of a talking wooden marionette whose nose grew whenever he told a lie.

School and Library:

9780027653106 | Simon & Schuster, October 1, 1981, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Living up to his name, the little mischief-maker's only wish is to become a real boy, but only after much adventure and misfortune is he granted his wish

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A couple who are true mates are torn apart by a vengeful god and suffer greatly before they find each other again
By Marianna Mayer and Rob Sauber (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780553070545 | Bantam Dell Pub Group, November 1, 1990, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A couple who are true mates are torn apart by a vengeful god and suffer greatly before they find each other again

The evil giant Thiassi vows to capture Iduna and her magic apples which give the gods on Valhalla everlasting life
By Laszlo Gal and Marianna Mayer (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780027651201 | Atheneum, November 1, 1988, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The evil giant Thiassi vows to capture Iduna and her magic apples which give the gods on Valhalla everlasting life

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Prince Hans decides to set the feared prisoner, Iron John, free from the enchanted wood so that they can set off on a life filled with adventure in this fantastical tale based on ancient myths and the Grimm story.
By Marianna Mayer and Winslow Pels (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780688115548 | Morrow Junior, September 1, 1999, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: With the help of Iron John, also known as the wild man of the forest, a young prince makes his way in the world and finds his true love

Library:

9780688115555 | Morrow Junior, September 1, 1999, cover price $15.89 | About this edition: With the help of Iron John, also known as the wild man of the forest, a young prince makes his way in the world and finds his true love

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Cursed with bad luck, a courageous young girl sets out in search of adventure, her only protection a little jewel box she is to open only when in danger of death.

Hardcover:

9780803701489 | Dial Books for Young Readers, April 1, 1986, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Cursed with bad luck, a courageous young girl sets out in search of adventure, her only protection a little jewel box that she is to open only when in danger of death.

Paperback:

9780803707375 | Reprint edition (Dial Books for Young Readers, March 1, 1990), cover price $3.95 | About this edition: Cursed with bad luck, a courageous young girl sets out in search of adventure, her only protection a little jewel box she is to open only when in danger of death.

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Marcel, a gifted hippopotamus who washes dishes in the king's kitchen, practices pastry making each night while everyone sleeps, until the night the king discovers one of his delicious cream puffs
By Marianna Mayer and Gerald McDermott (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780553051926 | Bantam Dell Pub Group, April 1, 1991, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A dishwashing hippopotamus practices pastry making in the palace kitchen each night while the rest of the world sleeps.

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A small and imaginative boy gathers materials from an old barn to create a flying machine

Hardcover:

9780819305152, titled "Me and My Flying Machine" | Macmillan Pub Co, November 1, 1971, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: A boy visualizes all the incredible things his flying machine will be able to do when he finishes building it in the barn.
9780819305169, titled "Me and My Flying Machine" | Macmillan Pub Co, June 1, 1971, cover price $6.50 | About this edition: A boy visualizes all the incredible things his flying machine will be able to do when he finishes building it in the barn.

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A colorful assortment of Mother Goose characters introduce a variety of simple but delicious recipes based on favorite rhymes--from Peter Piper's Pickled Peppers to the Queen of Hearts' Fruit Tart.
By Marianna Mayer and Carol Schwartz (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780688152420 | William Morrow & Co, April 1, 1998, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: A collection of recipes for such goodies as Peter Pumpkin's Pumpkin Muffins, Mother Goose's Pease Porridge Hot, and Peter Piper's Best-ever Pickle Recipe, each accompanied by the related nursery rhyme

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A collection of nursery tales features such favorites as 'Goldilocks and the Three Bears,' 'The Gingerbread Man,' 'The Three Little Pigs,' 'The Little Red Hen,' and 'The Three Billy Goats Gruff.'

Hardcover:

9780394853963 | Reissue edition (Random House Childrens Books, July 1, 1992), cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Retells the well-known tales of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, the Little Red Hen, the Three Billy Goats Gruff, the Three Little Pigs, and the Gingerbread Man.
9780517636671 | Revised edition (Outlet, June 1, 1987), cover price $3.99 | About this edition: Retells the well-known tales of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, the Little Red Hen, the Three Billy Goats Gruff, the Three Little Pigs, and the Gingerbread Man.

Library:

9780394953960 | Random House Childrens Books, October 1, 1983, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Retells the well-known tales of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, the Little Red Hen, the Three Billy Goats Gruff, the Three Little Pigs, and the Gingerbread Man.

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Using elements of traditional Celtic lore, relates how Kate helps her stepsister Meghan to break the spell that has given her the head of a sheep.
By Marianna Mayer and Winslow Pels (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780553070491 | Bantam Dell Pub Group, November 1, 1990, cover price $14.95 | also contains Les Animaux Dans La Mentalite Romaine | About this edition: Inspired by folklore from the British Isles, a story about the nature of beauty traces a young woman's brave efforts to break the witch's spell that has disfigured her stepsister

A retelling of the Arthurian legend of Parsifal, the knight who finds his true identity when he seeks the Castle of the Holy Grail.
By Thomas Canty (illustrator) and Marianna Mayer

Hardcover:

9780803720121 | Phyllis Fogelman Books, October 30, 2010, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: A retelling of the Arthurian legend of Parsifal, the knight who finds his true identity when he seeks the Castle of the Holy Grail.

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Condemned by a jealous king, Bellerophon must win the trust of the legendary winged horse or face death, in a story that follows the friendship of horse and man through the dramatic slaying of the fire-breathing Chimera.
By Kinuko Craft (illustrator) and Marianna Mayer

Hardcover:

9780688133825 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, April 1, 1998, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Retells how Bellerophon, son of the king of Corinth, secures the help of the winged horse Pegasus in order to fight the monstrous Chimera

Library:

9780688133832 | William Morrow & Co, April 1, 1998, cover price $16.89 | About this edition: Retells how Bellerophon, son of the king of Corinth, secures the help of the winged horse Pegasus in order to fight the monstrous Chimera

THE STUDENT WRITER is a rhetoric with reading that helps students to discover their own writing process, and at the same time to understand the qualities of effective writing. Many strategies are presented for idea generation organizing drafting. revising editing and proofreading within the context of rhetorical modes as pattern for thought. Woven throughout the text are a generous number of student and professional essays to serve as both models and departure points for writing assignments and a wide variety of activities for completion both in and out of the classroom.
By Marianna Mayer and Joel Spector (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780070114487, titled "The Student Writer: Editor and Critic" | 4th edition (McGraw-Hill College, August 1, 1995), cover price $46.90 | also contains The Student Writer: Editor and Critic | About this edition: THE STUDENT WRITER is a rhetoric with reading that helps students to discover their own writing process, and at the same time to understand the qualities of effective writing.

School and Library:

9780803726192 | Phyllis Fogelman Books, February 15, 2017, cover price $16.99

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