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Young Jennifer finally succeeds in making friends with Herbert, the cat next door.
By David McPhail (illustrator) and Alma Marshak Whitney

Hardcover:

9780201086232 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, November 1, 1972, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: In spite of repeated warnings to leave Herbert alone, young Jennifer tries to make friends with the cat

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Lost in their newspaper and crossword puzzle during breakfast, Mom and Dad are unaware of the significance of their youngster's questions about the surprise in the cereal box.

School and Library:

9780316563147 | Little Brown & Co, September 1, 1974, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: A small boy chooses a box of cereal at the supermarket that contains an assortment of strange prizes

More than fifty nonsense rhymes about a people-eating giant snail, exploding gravy, a witch, a dragon, and other topics.
By X. J. Kennedy and David McPhail (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780689500220 | Scribner, April 1, 1975, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Fifty-one verses have farfetched and occasionally frightful fun with many everyday and extraordinary people, places, animals, and situations

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Henry Bear plans to search for his father, who left a park in Henry's care when he went off in a hot air balloon.

Paperback:

9780140502916 | Viking Childrens Books, October 1, 1978, cover price $3.95 | About this edition: Henry Bear plans to search for his father, who left a park in Henry's care when he went off in a hot air balloon.

School and Library:

9780689839672 | 1 edition (Atheneum, May 1, 2003), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Henry Bear plans to search for his father, who left a park in Henry's care when he went off in a hot air balloon.
9780316563154 | Little Brown & Co, May 1, 1976, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Henry Bear plans to search for his father, who left a park in Henry's care when he went off in a hot air balloon.

During the night while everyone is asleep, a young boy takes a ride on his toy train

Hardcover:

9780874992083 | Har/cas edition (Live Oak Media, May 1, 1991), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: During the night while everyone is asleep, a young boy takes a ride on his toy train

Paperback:

9780874992076, titled "Train" | Pap/cas edition (Live Oak Media, March 1, 1991), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: During the night while everyone is asleep, a young boy takes a ride on his toy train
9780316563314 | Reprint edition (Little Brown & Co, March 1, 1990), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: During the night while everyone is asleep, a young boy takes a ride on his toy train.
9780874992090, titled "Train" | Pap/cas edition (Live Oak Media, June 1, 1983), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: When Matthew climbs out of bed one night to fix his broken train, he is delighted to find that his favorite toy has come to life.
9780140503029 | Viking Childrens Books, January 1, 1979, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: During the night while everyone is asleep, a young boy takes a ride on his toy train.

School and Library:

9780316563161 | Little Brown & Co, February 1, 1977, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: During the night while everyone is asleep, a young boy takes a ride on his toy train.

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On his way to deliver a loaf of bread, Anatole meets four hungry strangers.

School and Library:

9780152817503 | Harcourt Childrens Books, September 1, 1977, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Delivering a loaf of bread, uphill, to Mrs.

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Mickey's disappointment in the horse Santa brings her for Christmas only lasts a little while.

School and Library:

9780525350408 | 1 edition (Dutton Childrens Books, November 1, 1978), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: A little girl who wants a horse for Christmas is disappointed to discover a rocking horse under the tree, but disappointment soon gives way to excitement

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Captain Toad jumps to warn the racers in a cross-country motorbike race about the trench dug by angry villagers and he lands right in the driver's seat of the leading motorbike

School and Library:

9780689501180 | Atheneum, December 1, 1978, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A retired toad who wants more than anything to ride a motorcycle surprisingly wins a cross-country race the first time he does.

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A joyfully absurd bumper crop of nonsense verses introduces a locomotive-gobbling giant sloth, a rhinoceros-hunting cat, and an up-to-date giant who swaps his harp for an amplified guitar

Hardcover:

9780689501326 | Atheneum, March 1, 1979, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: A collection of nonsense verses about Unheard-of Birds, Couldn't-be Beasts, Magical Menaces, a Far-Out Family, and other topics.

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A little girl wishes she were big and able to do all sorts of things but not big enough to have to take care of herself all the time.

School and Library:

9780525325390 | Dutton Childrens Books, April 1, 1979, cover price $7.50 | About this edition: A little girl wants to be big enough to reach elevator buttons, to eat supper at a friend's house, and to outgrow a scratchy dress--but not so big that she outgrows her favorite bathrobe and night-light

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Innocent of the ways of the world, Stanley, an optimistic raccoon, leaves his unhappy home to seek a better life and ends up landing in jail and making unlikely friends in unexpected places

School and Library:

9780316563185 | Little Brown & Co, May 1, 1979, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: A naive young raccoon leaves his unhappy home to make his way in the world.

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The jungle animals help Morris the elephant conceal himself from approaching hunters.

Hardcover:

9780385129404 | Doubleday, October 1, 1979, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: His enormous size making him the first one found when the animals play hide and seek, Morris the elephant fears he will not be able to hide from the approaching hunters

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Two brothers and their pony set out to take a piece of cake to Grandfather and meet several hungry strangers eager to relieve them of it along the way.

Hardcover:

9780684161136 | Encore Editions, November 1, 1979, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Peter, Andrew, and their pony, Peaches, are stopped by a fox, a bear, and a masked bandit who want to rob them of the chocolate cake that they are taking to Grandfather, and, in the end, even Peter and Andrew find the cake very tempting

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The adventures of a crocodile who turns mishaps into successes with luck and help from his friends.

School and Library:

9780395284773 | Houghton Mifflin, February 1, 1980, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: A series of humorous vignettes chronicles the relationship between Hornsby the frog and Bumper Tubbs the crocodile, two friends, who complement each others' strengths and weaknesses

The narrator points out numerous examples of alligators' terrible manners.

Hardcover:

9780385135825 | Doubleday, March 1, 1980, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A little girl decides she does not like alligators because of their bad manners and rude behavior

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Product Description: Only when faced with a dire emergency does Pig Pig finally react like a grown-up and admit he is not a baby any more.

Hardcover:

9780941078962 | Har/cas edition (Live Oak Media, June 1, 1985), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Only when faced with a dire emergency does Pig Pig finally react like a grown-up and admit he is not a baby any more.
9780525370277 | Dutton Childrens Books, September 1, 1980, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Only when faced with a dire emergency does Pig Pig finally react like a grown-up and admit he is not a baby any more.

Paperback:

9780941078948 | Pap/cas edition (Live Oak Media, June 1, 1985), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Only when faced with a dire emergency does Pig Pig finally react like a grown-up and admit he is not a baby any more.
9780140547795 | Reprint edition (Puffin, May 1, 1985), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Only when faced with a dire emergency does Pig Pig finally react like a grown-up and admit he is not a baby any more.
9780590404167 | Reissue edition (Scholastic Paperbacks, July 1, 1980), cover price $2.50 | About this edition: Pig Pig refuses to give up childish ways, much to Mother Pig's dismay, until one day something occurs to make Pig Pig glad to be a big pig after all

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An easy-to-read, illustrated work features a delightful story and a Note to Grown-ups that includes a guide to significant themes and concepts at work in the story, ideas for reading and discussion, and games for learning.

Hardcover:

9780819310194 | Dutton Childrens Books, October 1, 1980, cover price $5.50 | About this edition: Believing his house is surrounded by a jungle inhabited by lions, tigers, and elephants, Walter, with the help of his friend Bernie, sets a trap to catch the animals that are breaking the toys he leaves outside at night
9780686865742 | Parents Magazine Pr, October 1, 1980, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Walter and Bernie set a trap for the lion, tiger, and elephant who break Walter's toys that are left outside overnight.

Paperback:

9780448043432 | Reissue edition (Price Stern Sloan, June 1, 1990), cover price $2.95 | About this edition: Believing his house is surrounded by a jungle inhabited by lions, tigers, and elephants, Walter, with the help of his friend Bernie, sets a trap to catch the animals that are breaking the toys he leaves outside at night
9780517568514 | Reprint edition (Random House Childrens Books, May 1, 1988), cover price $2.95 | About this edition: Believing his house is surrounded by a jungle inhabited by lions, tigers, and elephants, Walter, with the help of his friend Bernie, sets a trap to catch the animals that are breaking the toys he leaves outside at night

Library:

9780836808896 | Reissue edition (Gareth Stevens Pub, December 1, 1992), cover price $18.60 | About this edition: Walter and Bernie set a trap for the lion, tiger, and elephant who break Walter's toys that are left outside overnight

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Following his escape from a movie set, a timber wolf is hunted by police and soldiers until a group of children arrange for the wolf to be set free.

School and Library:

9780684167138 | Atheneum, August 1, 1981, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A timber wolf, taken from the wild to act in a movie, escapes, is chased, and almost shot by his pursuers

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Product Description: A little boy tries to be helpful when he discovers a bear outside his bedroom window who is suffering from a toothache.

Hardcover:

9780874990812 | Har/cas edition (Live Oak Media, May 1, 1991), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A little boy tries to be helpful when he discovers a bear outside his bedroom window who is suffering from a toothache

Paperback:

9781595190208 | Pap/com edition (Live Oak Media, July 1, 2005), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A little boy tries to be helpful when he discovers a bear outside his bedroom window who is suffering from a toothache.
9780874990805 | Pap/cas edition (Live Oak Media, February 19, 1996), cover price $16.95
9780316563253 | Reissue edition (Little Brown & Co, May 30, 1988), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: A little boy tries to be helpful when he discovers a bear outside his bedroom window who is suffering from a toothache
9781595190215 | Pck pap/co edition (Live Oak Media, May 30, 1982), cover price $39.95 | also contains The Bear's Toothache | About this edition: When he discovers a bear with a toothache outside his window, a little boy tries to think of ways of removing the tooth.
9780874990829, titled "Bear's Toothache" | Pap/cas edition (Live Oak Media, June 1, 1980), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: When he discovers a bear with a toothache outside his window, a little boy tries to think of ways of removing the tooth.

School and Library:

9780316563123 | Little Brown & Co, October 1, 1972, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A little boy tries to be helpful when he discovers a bear outside his bedroom window who is suffering from a toothache

Reinforced:

9780606121804 | Reissue edition (Demco Media, May 1, 1988), cover price $14.70 | also contains The Bear's Toothache | About this edition: A little boy tries to be helpful when he discovers a bear outside his bedroom window who is suffering from a toothache

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Product Description: Over breakfast, Pig Pig informs his mother about all the wonderful feats he intends to accomplish that day, such as jumping 500 elephants on his motorcycle and driving a rocket to the moon.

Hardcover:

9780874990904 | Har/cas edition (Live Oak Media, March 1, 1988), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Over breakfast, Pig Pig informs his mother about all the wonderful feats he intends to accomplish that day, such as jumping 500 elephants on his motorcycle and driving a rocket to the moon.

Paperback:

9780874990898 | Pap/cas edition (Live Oak Media, June 1, 1989), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Over breakfast, Pig Pig informs his mother about all the wonderful feats he intends to accomplish that day, such as jumping 500 elephants on his motorcycle and driving a rocket to the moon.
9780874990911 | Pap/cas edition (Live Oak Media, June 1, 1989), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Over breakfast, Pig Pig informs his mother about all the wonderful feats he intends to accomplish that day, such as jumping 500 elephants on his motorcycle and driving a rocket to the moon.
9780140547818 | Reprint edition (Dutton Childrens Books, September 1, 1985), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Over breakfast, Pig Pig informs his mother about all the wonderful feats he intends to accomplish that day, such as jumping 500 elephants on his motorcycle and driving a rocket to the moon.

School and Library:

9780525440246 | Dutton Childrens Books, September 1, 1982, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Over breakfast, Pig Pig informs his mother about all the wonderful feats he intends to accomplish that day, such as jumping 500 elephants on his motorcycle and driving a rocket to the moon.

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Bernard, who has been jumping since before he was born, opens a school where he coaches Jerome for the world championship jumping match.

School and Library:

9780723262091 | Viking Pr, October 1, 1982, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Bernard is ready to help the most difficult students, but Jerome, who cannot jump an inch, must defend his inherited jumping title against Gerald, the Conceited Kangaroo

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Talented artist Moony B. Finch discovers that his drawings can come to life.

Hardcover:

9780385121033 | Doubleday, January 1, 1983, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: A little boy who draws so well that his pictures actually come to life devises a clever scheme for foiling some greedy onlookers

Bothered by the heat, Lion journeys to the cool hills where he discovers snow, but when he decides to share some with his jungle friends, he learns a basic science lesson

Hardcover:

9780819310972 | Dutton Childrens Books, April 1, 1983, cover price $5.50 | About this edition: Bothered by the heat, Lion journeys to the cool hills where he discovers snow, but when he decides to share some with his jungle friends, he learns a basic science lesson

Paperback:

9780448043357 | Reprint edition (Price Stern Sloan, February 1, 1990), cover price $2.95 | About this edition: Lion, finding the jungle too hot for comfort, visits the mountains and falls in love with the cold fluffy white snow that covers the ground there.
9780819311467 | Reprint edition (Random House Childrens Books, May 1, 1987), cover price $2.95 | About this edition: Bothered by the heat, Lion journeys to the cool hills where he discovers snow, but when he decides to share some with his jungle friends, he learns a basic science lesson

Library:

9780836808889 | Reissue edition (Gareth Stevens Pub, December 1, 1992), cover price $19.93 | About this edition: Bothered by the heat, Lion journeys to the cool hills where he discovers snow, but when he decides to share some with his jungle friends, he learns a basic science lesson

Prebinding:

9780833504050 | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $10.05

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Product Description: Pig Pig finally agrees to go to camp for the summer and has a wonderful time.

Paperback:

9780140547788 | Reissue edition (Dutton Childrens Books, March 1, 1987), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Pig Pig finally agrees to go to camp for the summer and has a wonderful time.

School and Library:

9780525440642 | Dutton Childrens Books, October 1, 1983, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Pig Pig finally agrees to go to camp for the summer and has a wonderful time.

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Andrew complains to his parents every evening about taking his bath, until one evening, while sitting in the tub, a cast of large, friendly animals enters through the open window and transforms his bathtime into a really joyous event. Reprint. H.

Paperback:

9780316563390 | Little Brown & Co, September 1, 1996, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Andrew's first all-by-himself bath proves an adventurous experience.

School and Library:

9780316563192 | Little Brown & Co, October 1, 1984, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Andrew's first all-by-himself bath proves an adventurous experience.

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