Jun 292006
 
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Swimmy (1963)

First Edition Identification Swimmy; written and illustrated by Leo Lionni; Pantheon; 1963 1964 Caldecott Honor Picturebook Price Guide Value – $300 Essential Identifying Point – DJ Dust jacket flap price is “$3.50” and back dust jacket is absent the Standard Book Number (SBN).   Second state book has same dj price, however has 9 digit […]

Jun 272006
 
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Animals Of The Bible (1937)

Caldecott Medal First Edition Identification Animals Of The Bible, selections by Helen Dean Fish, illustrated by Dorothy Lathrop; Frederick Stokes;  1937 1938 Caldecott Medal Picturebook Price Guide Value – $1600 VG+ Essential Identifying Point – DJ Dust jacket: Lathrop misspelled ‘Lathop’ on DJ spine.   Essential Identifying Point – Book Book spine:  Lathrop mispelled ‘Lathop’.  […]

Jun 222006
 
 June 22, 2006  Posted by at 7:00 am 1 Response »

Caldecott Medal First Edition Identification Snowflake Bentley, written by Jacqueline Briggs Martin; illustrated by Mary Azarian; Houghton Mifflin; 1998 1999 Caldecott Medal Picturebook Price Guide Value – $160 Fine From The Miss Rumphius Effect: "This Caldecott Medal winner tells the story of Wilson Bentley’s obsession and love for photographing snowflakes. Because of his diligence and […]

Jun 222006
 
 June 22, 2006  Posted by at 6:58 am No Responses »

Caldecott Medal First Edition Identification Joseph Had A Little Overcoat; written and illustrated by Simms Taback; Viking; 1999 2000 Caldecott Medal Picturebook Price Guide Value – $80 Fine Essential Identifying PointCopyright page:  Number line “1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2.”

Jun 222006
 
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Caldecott Medal First Edition Identification So You Want To Be President?; written by Judith St. George; illustrated by David Small; Philomel; 2000 2001 Caldecott Medal Picturebook Price Guide Value – $90 Fine Essential Identifying PointCopyright page (in back):  Two lines, as follows: 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2First Impression

Jun 222006
 
 June 22, 2006  Posted by at 6:53 am No Responses »

Caldecott Medal First Edition Identification The Three Pigs; written and illustrated by David Wiesner; Clarion; 2001 2002 Caldecott Medal Picturebook Price Guide Value – $70 Fine Essential Identifying Point Copyright page:  Number line “L B M 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1.”

Jun 142006
 
 June 14, 2006  Posted by at 7:50 pm 1 Response »
Song Of The Swallows (1949)

Caldecott Medal First Edition Identification Song Of The Swallows; written and illustrated by Leo Politi; Scribners;1949 1950 Caldecott Medal Award Picturebook Price Guide Value – $460 VG+ Essential Identifying Point Combined Title/Copyright page:  Two Lines, as follows: Charles Scribner’s Sons – New York  1949 Copyright 1949 Charles Scribner’s Sons – Printed in the United States […]

Jun 132006
 
 June 13, 2006  Posted by at 8:30 am No Responses »
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 […]

Jun 102006
 
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Caldecott Medal First Edition Identification My Friend Rabbit; written and illustrated by Eric Rohmann, Roaring Brook Press, 2002. 2003 Caldecott Medal Children’s Picturebook Price Guide Value:  $90 Fine Essential identifying point Copyright page:  Line with “First edition”followed by line with “10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1.”

Jun 102006
 

Caldecott Medal First Edition Identification Kitten’s First Full Moon, written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes, Greenwillow 2004. 2005 Caldecott Medal Children’s Picturebook Price Guide Value:  $50 Fine Essential identifying point Copyright page:  Number line with “First Edition  10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1.”