Aug 062006
 

Caldecott Medal First Edition Identification Make Way For Ducklings, written and illustrated by Robert McClosskey, Viking, 1941 1942 Caldecott Medal Children’s Picturebook Price Guide Value – $7,400 VG+ Essential Identifying Point: Copyright page: Line states “First published August 1941” and no other publication dates.

Aug 062006
 

Caldecott Medal First Edition Identification They Were Strong And Good, written and illustrated by Robert Lawson, Viking, 1940 1941 Caldecott Medal Children’s Picturebook Price Guide Value – $920 VG+ Essential Identifying Point: Copyright page:  Line states “FIRST PUBLISHED SEPTEMBER 1940” and no other publication dates.

Aug 062006
 

Caldecott Medal First Edition Identification Mei Li; written and illustrated by Thomas Handforth; Doubleday, Doran; 1938 1939 Caldecott Medal Children’s Picturebook Price Guide Value – $1,600 VG+ Essential Identifying Point: Copyright page:  Two lines, as follows CL Copyright, 1938 by Thomas Handforth.  All Rights Reserved.  First edition

Jul 202006
 

Caldecott Medal First Edition Identification Grandfather’s Journey; written and illustrated by Allen Say; Houghton-Mifflin; 1993 1994 Caldecott Medal Picturebook Price Guide Value – $140 Fine From Mom 2 Mom Connection: Mr. Say gently describes his grandfather’s youthful journey from Japan to America. On his three-week steamship voyage, he is astonished by the vastness of the […]

Jul 202006
 

Caldecott Medal First Edition Identification Smoky Night; written by Eve Bunting; illustrated by David Diaz; Harcourt Brace;1994 1995 Caldecott Medal Picturebook Price Guide Value – $120 Fine Essential Identifying Point: Copyright page:  Two lines, as follows: First edition A B C D E

Jul 202006
 

Caldecott Medal First Edition Identification Officer Buckle And Gloria; written and illustrated by Peggy Rathmann; Putnam; 1995 1996 Caldecott Medal Picturebook Price Guide Value – $120 Fine Essential Identifying Point: Copyright page:  Two lines, as follows: 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2 First Impression

Jul 202006
 

Caldecott Medal First Edition Identification Golem; adapted and illustrated by David Wisniewski; Clarion; 1996 1997 Caldecott Medal Picturebook Price Guide Value – $80 Fine Essential Identifying Point: Copyright page:  Number line “B V G 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 “.

Jul 202006
 
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First Edition Identification Rapunzel; adapted and illustrated by Paul Zelinsky; Dutton; 1997 1998 Caldecott MedalPicturebook Price Guide Value – $100 Fine Essential Identifying Point:Copyright page:  Two lines, as follows: First Edition1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2

Jul 112006
 
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Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse (1969)

First Edition Identification Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse; written and illustrated by Leo Lionni; Pantheon; 1969 1970 Caldecott Honor Picturebook Price Guide Value – $220 VG+ Essential Identifying Point – DJ Front dust jacket flap price is “$3.95”.  Back DJ flap lists five books, each followed by one review:  Swimmy, Tico and the Golden Wings, […]

Jul 072006
 
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Frederick (1967)

First Edition Identification 1968 Caldecott Honor Picturebook Price Guide Value – $260 VG+ Essential Identifying Point – DJ Dust jacket flap price is “$3.50”.  Back DJ flap has short Lionni bio, followed by “Swimmy”, with two reviews, then Tico And The Golden Wings, with three reviews. Back dust jacket is absent the LCCN.     Essential […]