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Product Description: Little Sister is very busy doing all the work around the house and the yard. But she doesn’t mind: she sings and hums, and she grows prettier and prettier as she does her chores. Her wicked stepmother and stepsister can’t stand the fact that Little Sister is so happy...read more
By Margot Tomes (illustrator)

Paperback:

9781477810460 | Reprint edition (Two Lions, June 28, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Little Sister is very busy doing all the work around the house and the yard.
9780688136338 | Reprint edition (Mulberry Books, September 1, 1994), cover price $4.95 | About this edition: A retelling of the Slavic fairy tale in which the Month Brothers' magic helps Little Sister fulfill seemingly impossible tasks which prove the undoing of her greedy stepmother and stepsister

School and Library:

9780761455462 | Amazon Childrens Pub, March 1, 2009, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Little Sister is very busy doing all the work around the house and the yard.

Library:

9780688052935 | Reissue edition (Lothrop Lee & Shepard, September 1, 1994), cover price $13.93 | About this edition: A retelling of the Slavic fairy tale in which the Month Brothers' magic helps Little Sister fulfill seemingly impossible tasks which prove the undoing of her greedy stepmother and stepsister

Reinforced:

9780606065399 | Demco Media, September 1, 1994, cover price $11.15 | About this edition: A retelling of the Slavic fairy tale in which the Month Brothers' magic helps Little Sister fulfill seemingly impossible tasks which prove the undoing of her greedy stepmother and stepsister

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Product Description: Little Polly Flowerdew lives with her two maiden aunts, and she is absolutely sure that something special is going to happen this Christmas. She leaves her bedroom window open on Christmas Eve, just in case the three wise men decide to come visit...read more
By Elizabeth Goudge and Margot Tomes (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781567923698 | David R Godine Pub, November 20, 2008, cover price $15.95

Paperback:

9781567925043 | Reprint edition (David R Godine Pub, November 30, 2013), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Little Polly Flowerdew lives with her two maiden aunts, and she is absolutely sure that something special is going to happen this Christmas.
9780440403678 | Reprint edition (Yearling Books, October 1, 1990), cover price $2.95 | About this edition: A little girl living in an old English seaport town wants to leave the doors to her family cottage open around Christmas, just in case the Three Wise Men come to visit

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Product Description: Christopher Columbus counted on finding gold and spices when he set sail to discover a new route to the Indies, but all he got was parrots, naked natives in grass huts, and mosquito bites. But that didn't stop him from making more trips across the sea, even when he didn't find the riches he hoped for...read more
By Margot Tomes (illustrator)

Prebinding:

9781439555576 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, October 1, 2008), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Christopher Columbus counted on finding gold and spices when he set sail to discover a new route to the Indies, but all he got was parrots, naked natives in grass huts, and mosquito bites.

Product Description: True story about 13-year-old Phoebe, a free black, who, disguised as the housekeeper in the home of an American Revolutionary war general, was really a spy whose job was to guard his life.
By Margot Tomes (illustrator)

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9780606247030 | Demco Media, December 1, 2002, cover price $15.85 | also contains Phoebe the Spy | About this edition: During the Revolution, Phoebe Fraunces has a chance to save the life of General George Washington while he has dinner at Mortier House in New York City.
9780606040792 | Demco Media, February 1, 1989, cover price $11.50 | also contains Phoebe the Spy, Phoebe the Spy | About this edition: During the Revolution, Phoebe Fraunces has a chance to save the life of General George Washington while he has dinner at Mortier House in New York City

Prebinding:

9781439529904 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, August 11, 2008), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: True story about 13-year-old Phoebe, a free black, who, disguised as the housekeeper in the home of an American Revolutionary war general, was really a spy whose job was to guard his life.
9780613861854 | Turtleback Books, August 1, 2002, cover price $17.20 | also contains Phoebe the Spy | About this edition: During the Revolution, Phoebe Fraunces has a chance to save the life of General George Washington while he has dinner at Mortier House in New York City.

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Product Description: [MP3-CD audiobook format in Vinyl case.][*Read by the author - Jean Fritz]This heartwarming fictionalized autobiography tells the story of what it is like for a little girl to be growing up in an unfamiliar place. While other girls her age were enjoying childhood in America, Jean Fritz was in China in the midst of political unrest...read more

CD/Spoken Word:

9781482101522 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, November 1, 2013), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This heartwarming fictionalized autobiography tells a story of what it is like for a little girl to be growing up in an unfamiliar place.
9781482952674 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, November 1, 2013), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: [MP3-CD audiobook format in Vinyl case.

Prebinding:

9781435286214 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, May 22, 2008), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: [Library Edition Audiobook CD in sturdy Vinyl case.

Everyone knows Tempe Wick is a most surprising girl, but she exceeds even her own reputation when two mutinous Revolutionary soldiers try to steal her beloved horse

Hardcover:

9780399218804 | Reissue edition (Putnam Pub Group, June 1, 1992), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Everyone knows Tempe Wick is a most surprising girl, but she exceeds even her own reputation when two mutinous Revolutionary soldiers try to steal her beloved horse

Paperback:

9781590781852, titled "This Time, Tempe Wick" | Boyds Mills Pr, September 1, 2003, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Everyone knows Tempe Wick is a most surprising girl, but she exceeds even her own reputation when two mutinous Revolutionary soldiers try to steal her beloved horse.

School and Library:

9781590781791 | Boyds Mills Pr, September 1, 2003, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Everyone knows Tempe Wick is a most surprising girl, but she exceeds even her own reputation when two mutinous Revolutionary soldiers try to steal her beloved horse.

Prebinding:

9780613798921 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2003, cover price $20.85

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Anna's grandfather is bored with city life until he and Anna are stranded on the Third Avenue elevated subway train during the blizzard of 1888 (view table of contents)
By Margot Tomes (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780140317053 | Reprint edition (Puffin, June 1, 1989), cover price $3.99 | also contains My Brain is Hanging Upside Down | About this edition: Anna's grandfather is bored with city life until he and Anna are stranded on the Third Avenue elevated subway train during the blizzard of 1888.

Reinforced:

9780606217774 | Demco Media, July 1, 2001, cover price $14.70 | About this edition: Anna's grandfather is bored with city life until he and Anna are stranded on the Third Avenue elevated subway train during the blizzard of 1888

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In this Appalachian variant of the traditional tale, Jack trades his old cow to a gypsy for three beans that are guaranteed to feed him his entire life
By James Still and Margot Tomes (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780813117355 | Univ Pr of Kentucky, February 15, 1996, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In this Appalachian variant of the traditional tale, Jack trades his old cow to a gypsy for three beans that are guaranteed to feed him his entire life

Paperback:

9780399204982 | Putnam Pub Group, April 1, 1982, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: A down-home version of the classic fairy tale, from Appalachia, introduces new twists and curls in characters and action

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A young boy uses a witch hazel branch to make a scarecrow and has a mysterious encounter on the night of the harvest moon
By Alice Schertle and Margot Tomes (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780060251406 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, September 1, 1991, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A young boy uses a witch hazel branch to make a scarecrow and has a mysterious encounter on the night of the harvest moon

Paperback:

9780064433686 | Reissue edition (Trophy Pr, September 1, 1994), cover price $4.95 | About this edition: A young boy uses a witch hazel branch to make a scarecrow and has a mysterious encounter on the night of the harvest moon

Library:

9780060251413 | Harpercollins, September 1, 1991, cover price $14.89 | About this edition: A young boy uses a witch hazel branch to make a scarecrow and has a mysterious encounter on the night of the harvest moon

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A clever lass, in need of a meal, shows some stingy villagers how to make soup starting with a 'magic' stone.
By John Warren Stewig and Margot Tomes (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780823408634 | Holiday House, April 1, 1991, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A clever lass, in need of a meal, shows some stingy villagers how to make soup starting with a 'magic' stone.

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Retells the traditional English tale of how poor, neglected Tattercoats comes to marry the Prince.
By Joseph Jacobs and Margot Tomes (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780399215841 | Putnam Pub Group, September 1, 1989, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Retells the traditional English tale of how poor, neglected Tattercoats comes to marry the Prince.

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A collection of poems celebrating the many aspects of birthdays.
By Myra Cohn Livingston and Margot Tomes (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780823407835 | Holiday House, July 1, 1989, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A collection of poems celebrating the many aspects of birthdays.

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When a shadowmaker comes to town, everyone buys a brand-new shadow except Drizzle and her brother, Soot, who spy on the Shadowmaker and learn his secrets, starting more trouble--and more magic--than even the wizardly Shadowmaker
By Margot Tomes (illustrator)

Reinforced:

9780606040365 | Demco Media, February 1, 1989, cover price $13.10 | About this edition: A cunning little girl named Drizzle rescues her town from the bedlam created by the mysterious Shadowmaker, a wizard who makes new shadows for people.

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The fisherman's greedy wife is never satisfied with the wishes granted her by an enchanted fish.
By John Warren Stewig and Margot Tomes (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780823407149 | Holiday House, September 1, 1988, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: The fisherman's greedy wife is never satisfied with the wishes granted her by an enchanted fish.

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On a winter night in the subzero north, a mother sings a soothing lulluby as the children play, the baby slumbers, and father returns home
By Margot Tomes (illustrator) and M. L. Van Vorst

Hardcover:

9780688058128 | William Morrow & Co, August 1, 1988, cover price $3.98 | About this edition: In this poem for bedtime, Mother and children await Father's return on a wintery night.

Library:

9780688058135 | Lothrop Lee & Shepard, August 1, 1988, cover price $12.88 | About this edition: In this poem for bedtime, Mother and children await Father's return on a wintery night.

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Ten-year-old Terrie Wright, bored with summer in London, wanders to Kew Gardens, where she meets a mysterious girl with an uncommon family and a dilemma which Terrie must help solve

Hardcover:

9780399208225 | Horizon Book Promotions, May 1, 1988, cover price $1.98 | About this edition: During daily visits to Kew Gardens a ten-year-old American girl finds herself transported back to Kew Palace in 1805 where she meets Princess Charlotte Augusta, future queen of England.

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The author's fictionalized version, though all the events are true, of her childhood in China in the 1920s.
By Jean Fritz and Margot Tomes (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781557360700 | Large print edition (Cornerstone Books, January 1, 1988), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The acclaimed author provides a lively and perceptive account of growing up in China

This collection of poetry explores such themes as people and friendship, nature and the seasons, animals and growing things, holidays, and other enchanting things
By Margot Tomes (illustrator) and Charlotte Zolotow

School and Library:

9780152264888 | Harcourt Childrens Books, November 1, 1987, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: An illustrated collection of poems arranged under eight subject categories including 'The Sea,' 'People and Friendship,' 'Animals,' and 'Bedtime Thoughts.

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A selection of poems celebrating the New Year by a variety of authors
By Myra Cohn Livingston (editor) and Margot Tomes (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780823406418 | Holiday House, September 1, 1987, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A collection of poems celebrating the New Year by a variety of authors.

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Product Description: Book by Stark, Peter A.

Hardcover:

9780024160706, titled "Introduction to Numerical Methods" | 2 sub edition (Macmillan Pub Co, November 1, 1992), cover price $38.95 | also contains Introduction to Numerical Methods | About this edition: Book by Stark, Peter A.

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An earth gnome helps a hunter boy rescue three princesses who are trapped underground by many-headed dragons.

School and Library:

9780698206182 | Putnam Pub Group, October 1, 1985, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: An earth gnome helps a hunter boy rescue three princesses who are trapped underground by many-headed dragons.

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Enroute to the Chester Music Festival, a boy hears a strange story about the lively young girl who changed Chester from a solemn and gloomy town to one where people dance and make music.
By Ellen Harvey Showell and Margot Tomes (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780688015145 | Lothrop Lee & Shepard, March 1, 1983, cover price $10.25 | About this edition: Cecelia hunts for a place where music and dancing are appreciated and stages the music festival that brings the Blue Mountain boy to her hometown

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A wicked enchantress tricks a king into marrying her, then, in a fit of jealousy, turns his six young sons into swans.

Hardcover:

9780698205529 | Coward Mc Cann, December 1, 1982, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: A little princess sets out to rescue her six brothers from a spell cast by their evil stepmother

When he tires of serving as the local wiseman, Mumba puts all his wisdom in a pot--but the pot breaks
By Anne K. Rose and Margot Tomes (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780688003920 | William Morrow & Co, July 1, 1982, cover price $11.75 | About this edition: Tired of being called on for advice, Mumba decides to store his wisdom in a large pot and get some rest.

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Snail is very lonely and fears that nobody will ever want to be his friend because he has a shell, but then he meets Turtle

Hardcover:

9780397318292 | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, July 1, 1979, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Five episodes in which a turtle and a snail demonstrate their fondness for and loyalty to each other.

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