Mar 032011
 
 March 3, 2011  Posted by at 8:34 pm Tagged with: , , ,  Comments Off on Top 100 Collectible Picturebooks – Part 8
Top 100 Collectible Picturebooks - Part 8

Top 100 Collectible Picturebooks – Overview A series of articles to select the Top 100 Collectible Children’s Picturebooks, providing the rationale for each books’ inclusion, with an objective of providing readers with the context for valuing first editions within the genre. Within the hobby value is a combination of scarcity and collectibility: very scarce and […]

Feb 272011
 
 February 27, 2011  Posted by at 5:29 pm Tagged with: , , ,  Comments Off on Top 100 Collectible Picturebooks – Part 7
Top 100 Collectible Picturebooks - Part 7

Top 100 Collectible Picturebooks – Overview A series of articles to select the Top 100 Collectible Children’s Picturebooks, providing the rationale for each book’s inclusion, with an objective of providing readers with the context for valuing first editions within the genre. Within the hobby value is a combination of scarcity and collectibility: very scarce and […]

Feb 262011
 
 February 26, 2011  Posted by at 10:09 am Tagged with: , , ,  Comments Off on Top 100 Collectible Picturebooks – Part 6
Top 100 Collectible Picturebooks - Part 6

Top 100 Collectible Picturebooks – Overview A series of articles to select the Top 100 Collectible Children’s Picturebooks, providing the rationale for each books’ inclusion, with an objective of providing readers with the context for valuing first editions within the genre. Within the hobby value is a combination of scarcity and collectibility: very scarce and […]

Feb 132011
 
 February 13, 2011  Posted by at 8:27 pm Tagged with: , , ,  Comments Off on Top 100 Collectible Picturebook – Part 5
Top 100 Collectible Picturebook - Part 5

Top 100 Collectible Picturebooks – Overview A series of articles to select the Top 100 Collectible Children’s Picturebooks, providing the rationale for each book’s inclusion, with an objective of providing readers with the context for valuing first editions within the genre. Within the hobby value is a combination of scarcity and collectibility: very scarce and […]

Feb 092011
 
Top 100 Collectible Picturebook - Part 4

Top 100 Collectible Picturebooks – Overview A series of articles to select the Top 100 Collectible Children’s Picturebooks, providing the rationale for each books’ inclusion, with an objective of providing readers with the context for valuing first editions within the genre. Within the hobby value is a combination of scarcity and collectibility: very scarce and […]

Feb 062011
 
Top 100 Collectible Picturebooks - Part 3

Top 100 Collectible Picturebooks – Overview A series of articles to select the Top 100 Collectible Children’s Picturebooks, providing the rationale for each book’s inclusion, with an objective of providing readers with the context for valuing first editions within the genre. Within the hobby value is a combination of scarcity and collectibility: very scarce and […]

Feb 012011
 
Top 100 Collectible Picturebooks - Part 2

Top 100 Collectible Picturebooks – Overview A series of articles to select the Top 100 Collectible Children’s Picturebooks, providing the rationale for each book’s inclusion, with an objective of providing readers with the context for valuing first editions within the genre. Within the hobby value is a combination of scarcity and collectibility: very scarce and […]

Jan 302011
 
The Top 100 Collectible Children's Picturebooks

Introduction Taken as a whole, this website provides collectors and booksellers with the context for specific first edition picturebooks within the collectible children’s book market. This context is based upon the intermingling of two primary ingredients, the relative scarcity and the collectibility of the book. The relative scarcity of a first edition book is a […]

Jan 262011
 
 January 26, 2011  Posted by at 9:36 am Tagged with: ,  No Responses »

First edition copies of Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel in dust jacket don’t surface too often, so it is surprising two copies are currently on the market for sale. Both books are being offered for over $5,000. The Virginia Lee Burton children’s classic was initially published in 1939 by Houghton Mifflin. The first editions […]

Jan 212011
 
 January 21, 2011  Posted by at 5:56 pm Tagged with: ,  Comments Off on 2011 Caldecott Awards Announced!
2011 Caldecott Awards Announced!

2011 Medal Winner The American Library Association announced their Youth Awards last week, with the 2011 Caldecott Medal going to Erin Stead for her illustrations in A Sick Day for Amos McGee, written by Philip C. Stead, published by Neal Portor/Macmillan. Published in May, 2010; 32 pages. From the publisher’s website:   ”THE BEST SICK […]