Feb 212007
 
Frog Went A-Courtin (1955)

Caldecott Medal First Edition Identification Frog Went A-Courtin’; written by John Langstaff; illustrated by Feodor Rojankovsky; Harcourt Brace, 1955. 1956 Caldecott Medal Award Children’s Picturebook Price Guide value – $800 VG+   Rojankovsky illustrated several books in the 1930’s under the pseudonym ‘Rojan’.  He illustrated a number of the early Little Golden Books, including the [...]

Jan 062007
 

Caldecott Medal First Edition Identification Madeline’s Rescue (1953) Written and illustrated by Ludwig Bemelmans; Viking Press; 1953. 1954 Caldecott Medal Children’s Picturebook Price Guide Value – $980 VG+ Essential Identifying Point: Copyright page:  Line with “Published by The Viking Press in April 1953” No additional printings.

Jun 132006
 
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The Biggest Bear (1952)

Caldecott Medal First Edition Identification The Biggest Bear; written and illustrated by Lynd Ward; Houghton Mifflin; 1952 1953 Caldecott Medal Children’s Picturebook Price Guide Value:  $1000 VG+ Essential identifying point Dust jacket:  Front flap top right, line with “$2.75”, followed by line with “4–8”       Book:  Title page, three lines, as follows HOUGHTON [...]