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Christine Price

Author, Illustrator, Editor, Compiler

(1928 - 1980)

Christine Price

Born in England, Christine Hilda Price was an author and illustrator of children’s books. She wrote and illustrated a series of books on art.



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Arts of Clay (1977)

A survey of clay artwork made by various primitive cultures.

Author(s): Christine Price
Illustrator(s): Photographs
Christine Price

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Arts of Wood (1976)

A survey of woodenware and art made by various primitive cultures.

Author(s): Christine Price
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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The Bell That Rang for Freedom (1965)

A history of colonial Philadelphia and its Liberty Bell that rang for the new United States.

Author(s): Olga Wilbourne Hall-Quest
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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The Bombard (1959)

David Onny and his friends serve as bombardiers under the Black Prince.

Author(s): Henry Treece
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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The Cat Did It (1951)

A boy's rescue of a kitten changes his life.

Author(s): Brian Fairfax-Lucy
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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The Children's Crusade (1958)

Like most of their companions who survived the journey, Geoffrey de Villacours and his sister Alys are sold into slavery in Egypt.

Author(s): Henry Treece
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Cities of Gold and Isles of Spice (1965)

The people of Europe were eager to buy spices from the island nations of the far east.

Author(s): Christine Price
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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The City of the Dagger and Other Tales from Burma (1971)

Ten traditional tales from Burma.

Author(s): H. H. Keely
Christine Price
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Cypress Country (1965)

An illustrated look at the plant and animal life in the great southern cypress swamps.

Author(s): Marjorie Bartlett Sanger
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Dance on the Dusty Earth (1979)

Based on her travels, the author describes traditional dances in more primitive societies.

Author(s): Christine Price
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Dancing Masks of Africa (1975)

The author describes and illustrates a variety of West African ceremonial masks and their meaning.

Author(s): Christine Price
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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David and the Mountain (1959)

A Welsh boy breaks the rules to go up on the mountain where he rescues a cragfast sheep.

Author(s): Christine Price
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Dig for a Treasure (1949)

A treasure is rumored to be buried on Invisible Island, and the eight explorers are determined to find it.

1949

Author(s): Dean Marshall
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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The Doubling Rod (1958)

An Englsh family has a magic rod that will double what they need in this mystery. The British first edition was not illustrated by Christine Price.

Author(s): Ada M. Harrison
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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The Dragon and the Book (1953)

A tale of King Alfred, the Dragon of Wessex, in which a young scribe safeguards a Psalter through a Viking invasion.

Author(s): Christine Price
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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The Eagles Have Flown (1954)

A story of Britain after the retreat of the Roman legions and the warrior king Artos, known to history as King Arthur.

Author(s): Henry Treece
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Flames Over New England (1967)

The story of the first great war between the Native Americans and the English colonists.

Author(s): Olga Wilbourne Hall-Quest
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Frederic Chopin (1948)

This is the first of a two part biography of the famous Polish composer written for children.

Author(s): Opal Wheeler
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Frederic Chopin (1950)

This is the second volume of this biography of the Polish composer written for children. The cover is from a later reprint.

Author(s): Opal Wheeler
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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From Colony to Nation (1966)

An account of the American Revolution abd the events leading up to it, particularly in New York, and General Washington's part in it during the years 1775-1784.

Author(s): Olga Wilbourne Hall-Quest
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Greenwood Summer (1958)

Jenny and Brian spend the summer in a nature camp, chiefly learning about birds.

Author(s): Marjorie Bartlett Sanger
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Happy Days (1969)

The story in words, music and pictures of how children throughout the world celebrate their special days.

Author(s): Christine Price
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Heirs of the Ancient Maya (1972)

The story of a tribe of Mayan Indians living in the Chiapas region of Mexico.

Author(s): Christine Price
Illustrator(s): Gertrude Duby Blom

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Here and Now Story Book, Revised and Enlarged (1948)

An early experiment in pedagogy based on child development studies translated into educational stories.

Author(s): Lucy Sprague Mitchell
Illustrator(s): Christine Price
Hendrik Willem van Loon

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Invisible Island (1948)

The four Guthrie children are cast away on an invisible island.

1948

Author(s): Dean Marshall
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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John James Audubon (1954)

A biography of the great painter of American birds for young people.

Author(s): John Kieran
Margaret Ford Kieran
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Juan Bobo and the Queen's Necklace (1962)

When the Queen's necklace goes missing, simple Juan Bobo tracks it down.

Author(s): Pura Belpré
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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The King's Beard (1965)

Sixteen year old John Forrester sails with Sir Francis Drake in his daring raid on Cadiz.

Author(s): Leonard Wibberley
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Legions of the Eagle (1954)

The first Roman invasion of Britain.

Author(s): Henry Treece
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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The Loner (1963)

A boy without a name finds a home with a shepherd.

1964

Author(s): Ester Wier
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Made in Ancient Egypt (1970)

A tour of ancient Egypt in pictures and photographs.

Author(s): Christine Price
Illustrator(s): Photographs
Christine Price

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Made in Ancient Greece (1967)

The customs and ways of life of the ancient Greeks, as preserved in the surviving works of art.

Author(s): Christine Price
Illustrator(s): Photographs
Christine Price

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Made in the Middle Ages (1961)

Descriptions and illustrations of everyday articles that have come down to us from the Middle Ages.

Author(s): Christine Price
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Made in the Renaissance: Arts and Crafts of the Age of Exploration (1963)

A survey of the arts and crafts of the Renaissance in Europe.

Author(s): Christine Price
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Made in the South Pacific: Arts of the Sea People (1979)

A survey of the arts and crafts of the Polynesian peoples.

Author(s): Christine Price
Illustrator(s): Photographs
Christine Price

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Made in West Africa (1975)

An account of the domestic arts and manufactures of West Africa.

Author(s): Christine Price
Illustrator(s): Photographs
Christine Price

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Magic in My Shoes (1958)

When Sally meets Josset Ormond at her aunt's home, she cannot determine whether he is a single boy or a set of triplets.

Author(s): Constance Winifred Savery
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Men of the Hills (1957)

The story of the first invasion of Britain during the bronze age.

Author(s): Henry Treece
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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The Molliwumps (1966)

Two Victorian fairies come out of banishment to reunite two friends separated by the Atlantic Ocean.

Author(s): Cecil Maiden
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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The Mystery of Masks (1978)

A look at masks and their meaning in the cultures that produce them.

Author(s): Christine Price
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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The Orange Fairy Book (1950)

A new set of illustrations for an old friend.

Author(s): Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Pawpaw's Run (1968)

When Pawpaw returns from hunting he discovers his family's wagon has gone on without him, and he has to hurry to catch them up.

Author(s): Betty D. Boegehold
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Perilous Pilgrimage (1959)

Like most of their companions who survived the journey, Geoffrey de Villacours and his sister Alys are sold into slavery in Egypt.

Author(s): Henry Treece
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Peter Tschaikowsky and the Nutcracker Ballet (1959)

This story book of the ballet includes music for piano.

Author(s): Opal Wheeler
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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A Piece of the World (1972)

Summering in Maine, twelve year old Calder discovers an awesome boulder, and a few new friends.

Author(s): Mildred Walker
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Purple Hills (1961)

A family of migrant farm workers takes up a homestead in New Mexico, shortly after it achieves statehood, and discovers why the previous owners left.

Author(s): Lela Waltrip
Rufus Waltrip
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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The Rich Man and the Singer: Folk tales from Ethiopia (1971)

Thirty-two folk tales from Ethiopia.

Author(s): Mesfin Habte-Mariam
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Ride Into Danger (1959)

A tale of knights and squires during the reign of Edward III of England.

Author(s): Henry Treece
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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The Road to Miklagard (1957)

Harald Sigurdson joins Prince Arkil of Denmark and journeys to Ireland, Spain, and Constantinople, and then across Europe back home again.

Author(s): Henry Treece
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Robert Schumann and Mascot Ziff (1947)

A biography of the composer written for young people.

Author(s): Opal Wheeler
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Robinson Carew - Castaway (1949)

A son of wealthy parents finds himself a castaway on a desert island in Australia.

Author(s): Dale Collins
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Run Away Home (1953)

Cathie runs away from the orphanage to the west coast of Scotland to seek her real home.

Author(s): Elinor Lyon
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Señor Castillo: Cock of the Island (1948)

Señor Castillo is the head rooster of Santa Cruz Island.

Author(s): Helen Claire
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Singing Tales of Africa (1974)

A collection of seven traditional African folk tales.

Author(s): Adjai Robinson
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Sixty at a Blow (1968)

In this variant of the tale of the valiant tailor, the hero kills sixty flies at the first blow and seventy at the second.

Author(s): Christine Price
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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The Song of Roland (1961)

The great French romance, here in a verse translation.

Author(s): Hilda Cummings Price
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Song of the Wheels (1956)

Set in the Hudson River valley in the early eighteenth century, this is the story of a young man who fights to release his father from debtor's prison.

Author(s): Christine Price
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Stars Over Bethlehem (1952)

A Christmas story.

Author(s): Opal Wheeler
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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The Story of Moslem Art (1964)

A survey of Islamic art which follows the trail of conquest.

Author(s): Christine Price
Illustrator(s): Photographs
Christine Price

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The Story of Peter Tschaikowsky Part One (1953)

The famous Russian composer for children.

Author(s): Opal Wheeler
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Talking Drums of Africa (1973)

A description of the making and use of African drums and their place in Yoruba and Ashanti culture.

Author(s): Christine Price
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Three Golden Nobles (1951)

In fourteenth-century England, a young serf acheives his dream of becoming a King's painter.

Author(s): Christine Price
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Too Steep for Baseball (1964)

Their farm is too steep to play baseball, so the boys take up climbing.

Author(s): Arthur Donald Stapp
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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The Unicorn Who Wanted to Be Seen (1961)

The vision of a unicorn inspires an aging sculptor to make his masterpiece.

Author(s): Lotte K. Hahn
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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The Valiant Chattee-Maker (1965)

In this Indian folk tale, a pottery-maker captures a tiger in a drunken rage and is made commander of the Rajah's army where he singlehandedly puts to flight an invading army.

Author(s): Christine Price
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Viking's Dawn (1955)

A story of Viking explorations.

Author(s): Henry Treece
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Viking's Sunset (1960)

Harald Sigurdson, returning from a raid to find his own homestead destroyed, vows vengeance and pursues Haakon Redeye to the new world.

Author(s): Henry Treece
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Wait for the Rain (1952)

Owen can't wait for it to rain so he can try out his new raincoat.

Author(s): Martha Goldberg
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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White Harvest (1960)

A family of migrant workers accumulates a stake and determines to take up a homestead in New Mexico as it becomes a state.

Author(s): Lela Waltrip
Rufus Waltrip
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Widdecombe Fair (1968)

Tom Pearce's grey mare goes to Widdecombe Fair with a carload of churls, Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all.

Author(s): Christine Price
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Wild Horse Kingdom (1960)

The story of how the author built up a pony farm in the wilds of Wales.

Author(s): Mel Wayne
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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