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Miss Hickory (1946)

Miss Hickory has a hickory nut for a head, but her body is an applewood twig.

1947
1947

Author(s): Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
Illustrator(s): Ruth Chrisman Gannett

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The Ballad of the White Horse (2001)

A poem by G. K. Chesterton about the idealised exploits of the Saxon King Alfred the Great.

Before the gods that made the gods
Had seen their sunrise pass,
The White Horse of the White Horse Vale
Was cut out of the grass.

Author(s): G. K. Chesterton
Illustrator(s): Robert Austin

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The Saggy Baggy Elephant (1947)

Twitted by a parrot about his looks, the baby elephant is unhappy until he meets some beautiful creatures just like himself. As with most of the early Little Golden Books, the later editions were much shortened.

Author(s): Byron Jackson
Kathryn Jackson
Illustrator(s): Gustaf Tenggren

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Bevis (1932)

Two English boys camp out on an island in a pond.

Author(s): Richard Jefferies
Illustrator(s): Ernest H. Shepard

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The Church Mouse (1972)

Arthur, the church mouse, is lonely with only the church cat Sampson to keep him company and decides, with the parson’s permission, to invite some other mice to join him.

Author(s): Graham Oakley
Illustrator(s): Graham Oakley

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Gentle Julia (1922)

Julia Atwater’s large family connection, and especially her niece Florence, takes an intense interest in her social life. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Booth Tarkington
Illustrator(s): Worth Brehm
C. Allan Gilbert

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Stuart Little (1945)

Stuart Little is only two inches tall, but he has great adventures.

Author(s): E. B. White
Illustrator(s): Garth Williams

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Daddy-Long-Legs (1966)

A young woman who grew up in an orphange writes regular letters to the man who is paying her way through college.

Author(s): Jean Webster
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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Ship’s Cook Ginger (1977)

Tim and Ginger are off on another sea voyage. When the crew is laid low by food poisoning the two friends must come to the rescue.

Author(s): Edward Ardizzone
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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The Mother’s Day Mice (1986)

Three mice find presents for their mother on Mother’s Day.

Author(s): Eve Bunting
Illustrator(s): Jan Brett

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The Trouble with Trolls (1992)

The Trolls decide they want a dog and they have their heart set on Tuffi, but Treva figures out a way to trick them and rescue her dog.

Author(s): Jan Brett
Illustrator(s): Jan Brett

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The Night Before Christmas (1998)

’Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.

Author(s): Clement C. Moore
Illustrator(s): Jan Brett

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The Three Snow Bears (2007)

In this variation on a familiar tale, the little girl’s name is Aloo-ki and the three bears live in an igloo north of the arctic circle.

Author(s): Jan Brett
Illustrator(s): Jan Brett

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Monster Munch (1984)

A ‘Daisy Chain’ of six pictures with verses.

Author(s): Allan Ahlberg
Janet Ahlberg
Illustrator(s): Andre Amstutz

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The Jolly Postman Postcard Collection (1994)

Postcards of thirty famous scenes from the adventures of the Jolly Postman.

Author(s): Allan Ahlberg
Illustrator(s): Janet Ahlberg

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See the Rabbit (1998)

An early book for babies.

Author(s): Allan Ahlberg
Illustrator(s): Janet Ahlberg

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Too Many Mittens (1958)

When Donny lost one of his red mittens, the whole neighborhood turned to and brought every lost red mitten they found to his house, until Donny’s family had more mittens than they knew what to do with.

Author(s): Florence Slobodkin
Illustrator(s): Louis Slobodkin

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Luigi and the Long-Nosed Soldier (1963)

Every Saturday Luigi takes the bus from Italy to Switzerland for his violin lesson with Professor Tagliatini. The new young soldier with the long nose who checks for smugglers steals his cakes from his lunch box, until one day Professor Tagliatini teaches him a lesson and reveals the real smugglers.

Author(s): Louis Slobodkin
Illustrator(s): Louis Slobodkin

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Ten Little Bears (1999)

A counting rhyme featuring teddy bears.

Author(s): Kathleen Hague
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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And So My Garden Grows (1969)

A collection of nursery rhymes that tell the tale of two children as they wander through towns and palaces of nineteenth-century Italy.

Author(s): Peter Spier
Illustrator(s): Peter Spier

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