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Illustrated rhythmic verses catalogue a variety of animals and their activities. Based on an old chant.

School and Library:

9780316781916 | Joy st Books, May 1, 1988, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Illustrated rhythmic verses catalogue a variety of animals and their activities.

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When Jack goes to sea, his parents watch as the tree planted at his birth reflects his fortunes and misfortunes

Hardcover:

9780060219154 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, May 1, 1979, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: When Jack goes to sea, his parents watch as the tree planted at his birth reflects his fortunes and misfortunes.

Paperback:

9780064432467 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins Childrens Books, March 1, 1991), cover price $4.50 | About this edition: When Jack goes to sea, his parents watch as the tree planted at his birth reflects his fortunes and misfortunes

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The children of Vinegar Lane discover that bad-tempered old Captain Snap has a wonderful secret.
By Roni Schotter and Marcia Sewall (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780531057971 | Orchard Books, February 1, 1989, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The children of Vinegar Lane always tease Captain Snap, a grouchy old eccentric, when he hobbles out of his junk-cluttered house, but when he does not appear one day they investigate, finding him in trouble and grateful for their help

Paperback:

9780531070383 | Reprint edition (Orchard Books, March 1, 1993), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: The children of Vinegar Lane always tease Captain Snap, a grouchy old eccentric, when he hobbles out of his junk-cluttered house, but when he does not appear one day they investigate, finding him in trouble and grateful for their help

School and Library:

9780531083970 | Orchard Books, February 1, 1989, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: The children of Vinegar Lane always tease Captain Snap, a grouchy old eccentric, when he hobbles out of his junk-cluttered house, but when he does not appear one day they investigate, finding him in trouble and grateful for their help

Prebinding:

9780785702696 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $14.10 | About this edition: The children of Vinegar Lane always tease Captain Snap, a grouchy old eccentric, when he hobbles out of his junk-cluttered house, but when he does not appear one day they investigate, finding him in trouble and grateful for their help

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An unhappy rich man, disturbed by the happy songs of a poor cobbler, resolves to make the poor man as unhappy as he is.

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9780525440055 | Dutton Childrens Books, December 1, 1982, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: A wealthy man who constantly worries about his money is furious with the happy singing of the poor cobbler who lives in his basement, so he gives him a purse of gold to worry about

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The little dove that the Earl Mar's daughter takes home to care for turns into a prince every night; but they have problems to solve before they can find true happiness.

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9780689305436 | Atheneum, August 1, 1976, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: The little dove that the Earl Mar's daughter takes home to care for turns into a prince every night; but they have problems to solve before they can find true happiness.

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Only recently married, a young man and woman each begins to fear, with fairly good cause, that the other is crazy.

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9780525283645 | Dutton Childrens Books, October 1, 1980, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: A young woman meets an enchantress who finds the woman a husband on the condition that she keep a secret, but then her husband has a secret and their love becomes a tangle

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A young girl shares her painful experiences as the daughter of an alcoholic, with descriptions of what her father is like when he is and is not drinking, and explains how her family tries to help her father with his problem.

Hardcover:

9780395694275 | Clarion Books, August 1, 1996, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A little girl is frightened of her daddy when he's drunk, but with the support of his family and friends he enters a treatment program and resolves to stay sober

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Follows the sea-faring adventures of Daisy, who rows her small boat between the mainland and an island, bringing people, goods, and services across the sea
By Marcia Sewall (illustrator) and Ruth Young

Hardcover:

9780531059210 | Orchard Books, March 1, 1991, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Daisy ferries to and from the island all day in her water taxi.

School and Library:

9780531085219 | Orchard Books, April 1, 1991, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Daisy ferries to and from the island all day in her water taxi.

An expanded version, set in the South, of the Aesop fable in which a fox tries to get some turkeys out of a tree using a series of dancing moves.
By Aesop, W. Nikola-Lisa and Marcia Sewall (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780689826214 | Atheneum, October 1, 2001, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: An expanded version, set in the South, of the Aesop fable in which a fox tries to get some turkeys out of a tree using a series of dancing moves.

The poor eyesight of Finzel the Farsighted, the local fortune-teller, has repercussions during an encounter with a suggestible customer, the village idiot and a clever thief
By Paul Fleischman and Marcia Sewall (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780525440574 | Dutton Childrens Books, September 1, 1983, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Although his nearsightedness causes difficulties, Finzel the Far-Sighted is blessed with the ability to see into the future.

Hoping to avoid the worry of caring for a valuable object, Miss Teaberry gives away the locket her cat finds in the garden, only to find herself enmeshed in a situation of escalating chaos
By Marcia Sewall (illustrator)

Reinforced:

9780606093392 | Demco Media, May 1, 1996, cover price $11.20 | About this edition: Hoping to avoid the worry of caring for a valuable object, Miss Teaberry gives away the locket her cat finds in the garden, only to find herself enmeshed in a situation of escalating chaos

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A retelling of a Lincolnshire, England, tale, probably eighteenth-century, in which a dying child is made well by the spring rituals intended to placate the mischievous beings hiding in the earth

Hardcover:

9780395900130 | Houghton Mifflin, March 1, 1999, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A retelling of a Lincolnshire, England, tale, probably eighteenth-century, in which a dying child is made well by the spring rituals intended to placate the mischievous beings hiding in the earth

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The struggle for survival during the early years of the Jamestown colony of Virginia--from meeting their Native American neighbors to coping with the hardships of their new environment--is presented in a colorfully illustrated picture book.

School and Library:

9780689818141 | Atheneum, May 1, 2001, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Discusses the settlers of Jamestown, Virginia, including John Smith, and the difficult early years in the colony.

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A young boy befriends an old violin maker who teaches him the beauty of music and friendship.
By Patricia Foley and Marcia Sewall (illustrator)

Library:

9780060218423 | Harpercollins, April 1, 1990, cover price $12.89 | About this edition: A kind, old violin maker befriends young John, whose only violin is crafted from a cigar box and rubber bands, and agrees to teach him to play on a lovely handmade wooden instrument

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A tradesman meets a leprechaun and is determined that he won't be tricked out of a pot of gold.

School and Library:

9780525334729 | Dutton Childrens Books, September 1, 1979, cover price $11.50 | About this edition: A quick-witted village tradesman, chancing upon a leprechaun, knows that the little fellow must lead him to a pot of gold if he does not close his eyes or look away for any reason

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Only the man who can move the huge stone in the field shall have Wealthy's hand in marriage. Her sister knows the secret of lifting the stone.

School and Library:

9780823403257 | Holiday House, October 1, 1978, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Based on an old Yankee tale, this story shows how clever Mandy Jane arranges for her pretty sister, Wealthy, to wed Moses when their father declares that whoever lifts the enormous stone on his farm can marry Wealthy

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Although Mr. B. is not bothered when his wife spends days knitting a blanket that fills their house and yard, eventually strong measures must be taken to deal with the situation that arises

Hardcover:

9780689306235 | Encore Editions, October 1, 1983, cover price $1.79 | About this edition: A man amiably accustoms himself to the inconveniences presented by his wife's ever growing blanket until he finds that he will have to accustom himself to losing his wife.

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An unwanted dog is taken in by a little girl whose family's farm is bewitched. But the little dog has some ideas and soon puts everything right.

Hardcover:

9780689307249 | Encore Editions, October 1, 1983, cover price $2.98 | About this edition: About to be drowned because nobody wants him, a wee little tyke of a dog is rescued by a little girl who takes him home only to find that her family's farm is bewitched

After the Coasties close the Madaket Station on Nantucket Island, Millie appoints herself warden, rescue squad, and sentry providing lifesaving services along the coast.
By Marcia Sewall (illustrator) and Frances Ward Weller

Paperback:

9780698117747 | Paper Star, July 1, 1999, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: After the Coasties close the Madaket Station on Nantucket Island, Millie appoints herself warden, rescue squad, and sentry providing lifesaving services along the coast.

School and Library:

9780399227851 | Philomel Books, March 1, 1997, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: After the Coasties close the Madaket Station on Nantucket Island, Millie appoints herself warden, rescue squad, and sentry providing lifesaving services along the coast

Prebinding:

9780613149662 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $13.55

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The almonds in an old, mended, but magic crock produce a delicious, nourishing marzipan moon nightly for a poor parish priest until a visiting bishop decides the miraculous almonds need a more fitting home.

Paperback:

9780152529635 | Reissue edition (Houghton Mifflin, December 1, 1988), cover price $3.95 | About this edition: A poor priest receives a magic clay crock that grants his simple wish for a marzipan moon, but a pompous bishop, who learns of the miracle, unwittingly breaks the magic spell

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Bram and his family leave their small village in the Netherlands to build a new life amid the hustle and bustle of New York City. By the author and the illustrator of Nobody's Cat.
By Barbara M. Joosse and Marcia Sewall (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780395623374 | Clarion Books, April 1, 1995, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Bram and his family leave their small brick house in Holland and travel to a new life in New York City

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Describes a typical Narragansett Nickommoh, or harvest celebration, as it has been performed by Native Americans since before the arrival of the first Pilgrims in New England.
By Jackie French Koller and Marcia Sewall (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780689810947 | Atheneum, September 1, 1999, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Describes a typical Narragansett Nickommoh, or harvest celebration, as it has been performed since before the arrival of the first Pilgrims in New England

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A starving cat who has been living in the wild seeks food and shelter for her kittens and herself by going to the home of a learning disabled boy
By Barbara M. Joosse and Marcia Sewall (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780060208349 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, September 1, 1992, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A starving cat who has been living in the wild seeks food and shelter for her kittens and herself by going to the home of a learning disabled boy

Library:

9780060208356 | Harpercollins, September 1, 1992, cover price $14.89 | About this edition: A starving cat who has been living in the wild seeks food and shelter for her kittens and herself by going to the home of a learning disabled boy

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A talking parrot attempts to prove that a thief is guilty of killing a sheep, chicken, and pig
By Richard Kennedy and Marcia Sewall (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780316488624 | Little Brown & Co, October 1, 1974, cover price $4.50 | About this edition: A parrot witnesses a thief's activities but can't get anyone to believe his word.

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Explores the world of the Wampanoag Indians as they lived in New England prior to the arrival of the Europeans, describing their culture and customs

Paperback:

9780689816840 | Reprint edition (Aladdin Paperbacks, September 1, 1997), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: A poetic evocation of the lifestyle and traditional beliefs of the Wampanoag Indians.

School and Library:

9780689314070 | Atheneum, October 1, 1990, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A poetic evocation of the lifestyle and traditional beliefs of the Wampanoag Indians.

Reinforced:

9780606127899 | Reprint edition (Demco Media, September 1, 1997), cover price $14.26 | About this edition: A poetic evocation of the lifestyle and traditional beliefs of the Wampanoag Indians.

Prebinding:

9780613056755 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2001, cover price $14.30 | About this edition: A poetic evocation of the lifestyle and traditional beliefs of the Wampanoag Indians.

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