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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.

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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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

When a serpent poisons the lake where all the animals drink, only the unicorn has the power to save them.

Hardcover:

9780803793378, titled "The Unicorn and the Lake" | Dial Books for Young Readers, September 1, 1982, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: The beautiful and noble unicorn is pitted against the wicked serpent and the survival of the animal kingdom depends on the outcome of the battle

Paperback:

9780803708440, titled "The Unicorn and the Lake" | Penguin USA, August 1, 1990, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: The beautiful and noble unicorn is pitted against the wicked serpent and the survival of the animal kingdom depends on the outcome of the battle
9780140547184, titled "The Unicorn and the Lake" | Reprint edition (Dutton Childrens Books, September 1, 1987), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: The beautiful and nobel unicorn is pitted against the wicked serpent and the survival of the animal kingdom depends on the outcome of the battle

Prebinding:

9780833519689 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $14.15 | About this edition: The beautiful and nobel unicorn is pitted against the wicked serpent and the survival of the animal kingdom depends on the outcome of the battle

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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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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

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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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

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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.

A sorcerer's young apprentice attempts to practice magic in his master's absence, with disastrous results.

Hardcover:

9780671607623 | Simon & Schuster, September 1, 1986, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: A sorcerer's young apprentice attempts to practice magic in his master's absence, with disastrous results.

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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When the king's twelve daughters, under an evil spell, wear holes in their dancing slippers every night and grow pale and mysterious, Peter the gardener's boy discovers their secret and breaks the spell

Hardcover:

9780688080518, titled "Twelve Dancing Princesses" | Harpercollins Childrens Books, March 1, 1989, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: When the king's twelve daughters, under an evil spell, wear holes in their dancing slippers every night and grow pale and mysterious, Peter the gardener's boy discovers their secret and breaks the spell

Paperback:

9780688143923 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins Childrens Books, September 1, 1996), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: When the king's twelve daughters, under an evil spell, wear holes in their dancing slippers every night and grow pale and mysterious, Peter the gardener's boy discovers their secret and breaks the spell

Library:

9780688020262 | William Morrow & Co, March 1, 1989, cover price $15.93 | About this edition: When the king's twelve daughters, under an evil spell, wear holes in their dancing slippers every night and grow pale and mysterious, Peter the gardener's boy discovers their secret and breaks the spell

Prebinding:

9780613122191 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $17.20 | About this edition: When the king's twelve daughters, under an evil spell, wear holes in their dancing slippers every night and grow pale and mysterious, Peter the gardener's boy discovers their secret and breaks the spell

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A retelling of the Bohemian fairy tale about the prince who frees a lovely princess from the powers of a wicked wizard with the help of three talented companions.
By Marianna Mayer and Jacqueline Rogers (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780553058437 | Starfire, September 1, 1989, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A prince falls in love with a beautiful princess and sets out to battle the evil sorcerer who has turned her to stone and imprisoned her in an iron castle

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A young boy gets the chance to exercise his newly acquired skills of sorcery when his wizard master goes on a journey, only to unleash powers beyond his control
By Marianna Mayer and Wiesner David (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780553058444 | Bantam Dell Pub Group, September 1, 1989, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A sorcerer's young apprentice attempts to practice magic in his master's absence, with disastrous results.

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The classic medieval legend of the unicorn serves as a motif for the alphabet

Hardcover:

9780803703728, titled "The Unicorn Alphabet" | E P Dutton, September 1, 1989, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The classic medieval legend of the unicorn serves as a motif for the alphabet

Paperback:

9780140549225, titled "The Unicorn Alphabet" | Reprint edition (Puffin, November 1, 1993), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: The classic medieval legend of the unicorn serves as a motif for the alphabet

Prebinding:

9780785738237 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $13.40

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When Michael, a young soldier, comes to the aid of a ragged old man in an enchanted forest, he is rewarded with a secret that leads to a beautiful princess, half a kingdom, and the fulfillment of his heart's desire
By Laszlo Gal (illustrator) and Marianna Mayer

School and Library:

9780027653502 | Atheneum, June 1, 1990, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A soldier on his way home from the wars helps out a mysterious old man who rewards him by telling him where to find the magic blue light.

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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

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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

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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 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

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 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

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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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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.

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Princess Turandot asks three riddles of her suitors, and only the one who answers them correctly can become her husband

Hardcover:

9780688090739 | William Morrow & Co, September 1, 1995, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Princess Turandot asks three riddles of her suitors, and only the one who answers them correctly can become her husband

Library:

9780688090746 | William Morrow & Co, September 1, 1995, cover price $15.93 | About this edition: Princess Turandot asks three riddles of her suitors, and only the one who answers them correctly can become her husband

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