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The Adventures of Tim

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Edward Ardizzone both wrote and illustrated this series of pictures books about a boy named Tim who wants to go to sea.

Adventures of Tintin

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The Adventures of Tintin is a series of comic albums created by Belgian cartoonist Georges Rémi (1907–1983), who wrote under the pen name Herg&eacu...

Al Capp’s Li’l Abner

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Running from 1934 to 1977, Li’l Abner was immensely popular, carried in over 900 American papers and 100 foreign papers. While he employed many assistants...

Alexander Botts: Earthworm Tractors

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The adventures of a natural-born salesman.

Andrew Lang’s Fairy Books

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Andrew Lang’s Fairy Books, also known as ‘Christmas Books,’ are a series of twenty-five collections of true and fictional stories for children...

Anne of Green Gables

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Anne of Green Gables is a 1908 novel by Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery. Set in the late 19th century, the novel recounts the adventures of Anne Shirley, a...

Asterix the Gaul

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Asterix is a series of French comics. The series first appeared in the Franco-Belgian comics magazine “Pilote” on 29 October 1959. It was written by...

Away Goes Sally

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A series of five novels about Sally, growing up in America around the time of the Revolution.

Babar

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Babar the Elephant is a fictional character who first appeared in 1931 in the French children’s book Histoire de Babar by Jean de Brunhoff.

Barnaby

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Barnaby was a newspaper comic strip which began April 20, 1942 in the newspaper PM. It entered syndication and was published in 64 papers. It ran until February...

Baum’s Snuggle Tales or Oz-Man Tales

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A set of six books containing selections from L. Frank Baum's writings. The Snuggle Tales have a color frontis; the Oz-Man reprints have four-color illustration...

The Beacon Hill Bookshelf

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A series of illustrated children’s books published by Little Brown and Company.

Beacon Readers

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A series of early readers, some of which were illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard.

Bed-Knobs and Broom Sticks

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Originally two books, The Magic Bed-Knob and Bonfires and Broomsticks, they were revised and combined, with new illustrations by Erik Blegvad in 1957.

Bertie Wooster and Jeeves

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Bertie Wooster is a not too bright young man-about-town who is constantly rescued from the scrapes he can’t help falling into by Jeeves his ‘gentlem...

Best in Children’s Books

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This was a hard-bound anthology of about 160 pages issued monthly by the Doubleday Book Clubs. There were a total of forty-two volumes from 1957 to 1961. A usef...

Betsy-Tacy

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The Betsy-Tacy books are a series of semi-autobiographical novels by American novelist and short-story writer Maud Hart Lovelace (1892-1980). They follow the ad...

Big Bear’s Treasury: A Children’s Anthology

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Collections of stories and poems by various authors and illustrators.

Black Stallion

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This is author Walter Farley’s best-selling series about the stallion and his young owner, Alec Ramsay. The series chronicles the story of an Arab sheikh&...

Bland tomtar och troll

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A Swedish annual compilation of fairy tales first published in 1907. It featured illustrators such as John Bauer and Gustaf Tenggren.

Blandings Castle

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Eleven novels and nine short stories that take place in and around Blandings Castle in England.

The Borrowers

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A series of books chronicling the lives of the Clock family. The series includes these works: The Borrowers (1952) The Borrowers Afield (1955) The Borrowers Af...

The Bounty Trilogy

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The Bounty Trilogy is a book comprising three novels by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall. It relates events prior to, during and subsequent to the Mutiny ...

Boy Mechanic

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These vintage craftwork projects date from a simpler time when people were more likely to make their own amusements rather than buy them. Drawn from Popular Mec...

The Callendar Family Chronicles

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The adventures of the seven Callendar children. Their father is named Augustus, so they really could have expected their names to be unusual.

Calvin and Hobbes

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Running for ten years, from 1985 to 1995, the adventures of Calvin and his tiger friend Hobbes was one of the most popular comic strips of all time.

Carl Barks Library

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Carl Barks’s Donald Duck and Uncle Scrooge comics are considered among the greatest artistic and storytelling achievements in the history of the medium.

The Carl Barks Library in Color

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Following their successful publication of the Carl Barks Library in thirty volumes, Another Rainbow issued the complete Barks catalog in full color in monthly s...

Catwings

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Stories about four cats with wings.

The Chalet School

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The Chalet School is a series of approximately sixty school story novels by Elinor Brent-Dyer, initially published between 1925 and 1970. The school was initial...

The Children’s Hour

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A set of books edited by Marjorie Barrows, originally published by Spencer Press in 1953.

The Children’s Hour

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Originally issued in ten volumes in 1907, a further five volumes were added in 1916. The series was edited by Eva March Tappan. There was also a five volume Kin...

A Child’s History of England

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A Child’s History of England is a work by Charles Dickens. It first appeared in a magazine called Household Words. Later he published it in three volumes.

Christmas Nutshell Library

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Four tiny books in a box illustrated by Hilary Knight.

Chronicles of Barsetshire

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This series of six novels by Anthony Trollope revolves around the Diocese of Barset and the cathedral close of Barchester. The Warden (1855) 1952, 1980 Barches...

The Chronicles of Narnia

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The Chronicles of Narnia is a series of seven high fantasy novels by author C. S. Lewis. It is considered a classic of children’s literature and is the au...

Chronicles of Pantouflia

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A series of stories written by Andrew Lang about the Kingdom of Pantouflia.

The Church Mice

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This series documents the adventures of the church mice and Sampson, the church cat.

Collier’s Junior Classics, The Young Folks’ Shelf of Books

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This new edition was published on the fiftieth anniversary of the original publication. It is more fully illustrated and includes material from the intervening ...

The Complete Carl Barks Disney Library

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This series of over thirty volumes will reprint all of Carl Barks in full color.

The Cricket in Times Square

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This series of books follows the adventures of a cricket and his friends, from New York to The Countryside: The Cricket in Times Square (1960) Tucker’s C...

Curious George

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A series of eight pictures books about a fun loving monkey written and illustrated by H. A. Rey.

Daisychains

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A series of fold-out cards with humorous illustrations and verses.

The Dark Is Rising

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The Dark Is Rising is a series of five contemporary fantasy novels for older children and young adults, written by the English author Susan Cooper and published...

Doctor Dolittle

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Doctor John Dolittle is the central character of a series of twelve children’s books by Hugh Lofting starting with The Story of Doctor Dolittle in 1920. T...

The Don Rosa Library

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The Don Rosa Library is a series of books published by Fantagraphics Books, collecting all of the Scrooge McDuck and Donald Duck comic book stories written and ...

Drovers Road

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A series of books about a family living on sheep station in New Zealand.

Eloise

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Eloise is a series of children’s books written in the 1950s by Kay Thompson (1909–1998) and illustrated by Hilary Knight (born 1926).

Father Brown Detective Stories

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’If there is one character in detective fiction who possesses the innocence and wisdom to sit beside the immortal Holmes, it is that apotheosis of incredu...

The First Book Library

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A series of omnibus volumes published by Franklin Watts combining separately published nonfiction works.

Five Children and It

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A trilogy that tells the adventures of five children: Cyril, Anthea, Rober, Jane and the Lamb with magic. Five Children and It (1902) The Phoenix and the Carpe...

Flicka, Ricka and Dicka

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Following the success of the Snipp, Snapp and Snurr series, Maj Lindman added a series about triplet girls which found equal favor with her readers: Flicka, Ri...

The Foxbury Force

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The Foxbury Police Force, is of course composed of foxes. They may be confused at first, but they always get their fox.

Freddy the Pig

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The series details the adventures of the Bean farm animals and their wild friends, usually instigated by Freddy the pig poet and entrepreneur.

Gall & Inglis Nursery Toy Books

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A series of illustrated fairy tales with four pages of print and six full-page illustrations. Most were illustrated by Kate Greenaway.

Gasoline Alley: Walt and Skeezix

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Gasoline Alley is a comic strip created by Frank King that debuted in 1918. In 2005, the first of a series of reprint books, called Walt and Skeezix, was publis...

Golden Tales Series

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A collection of volumes of short stories selected on the basis of regional interest. They were edited by May Lamberton Becker.

Gone-Away Lake

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Two cousins explore at the site of an abandoned summer colony. Books include Gone-Away Lake and Return to Gone-Away.

Green Knowe

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A series of six novels and one short story centered around an old manor house in Hemingford Grey, Huntingdonshire. The children living there in the present meet...

Half Magic

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A series of seven novels by Edward Eager in the style of E. Nesbit: Half Magic (1954) Knight’s Castle (1956) Magic by the Lake (1957) The Time Garden (19...

The Hall Family Chronicles

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A series of novels centered on Concord, Massachusetts and the Transcendentalists.

The Happy Lion

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The Happy Lion is a 1954 children’s picture book by Louise Fatio and illustrated by Roger Duvoisin. The book was so popular that it spawned several sequel...

Hardy Boys

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The Hardy Boys, Frank and Joe Hardy, are fictional characters who appear in various mystery series for children and teens. The characters were created by Edward...

Hatchet

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A series of novels about Brian Robeson’s adventures in the Canadian wilderness.

Haverards

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A series of novels about an extended English family of Quakers who are entrepreneurs, artists, and performers. The first two center on Kit Haverard and her dete...

Henry Reed

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Henry Reed and his partner Midge Glass set up in business in Grover’s Corner. The series documents their adventures.

Hilaire Belloc’s Cautionary Verses

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Five collections of verse in the tradition of Struwwelpeter for English-speaking children.

The Home Treasury

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A series of children's books initiated by Sir Henry Cole in 1843. In addition to nursery rhymes, there were traditional and new fairy tales, bible stories and t...

Horatio Hornblower

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Horatio Hornblower is a fictional Napoleonic Wars era Royal Navy officer who is the protagonist of a series of novels by C. S. Forester. The series began with t...

Invisible Island

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Includes Invisible Island, Dig for a Treasure and Wish on the Moon.

The Island Stallion

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Steve Duncan visits a deserted island in the Caribbean and discovers a band of horses, left by the Spaniards.

Jules Verne: Voyages Extraordinaires

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The Voyages extraordinaires (literally Extraordinary Voyages or Extraordinary Journeys) is a sequence of fifty-four novels by the French writer Jules Verne, ori...

Junior Classics: The Young Folks Shelf of Books

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A companion set to the Harvard Classics. Some sets have more color plates than others, e.g. seven rather than four.

Kate Greenaway’s Almanacks

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These small books measured only 3-7/8 by 2-13/16 inches. They were published annually from 1883 to 1895. A similar volume for 1897 was published in diary format...

Landmark Books

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The Landmark Books are a series of non-fiction books published by Random House in the fifties and early sixties. The books were by good writers about appealing ...

The Lawrenceville Stories

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A series of novels about an American boys’ boarding school written in the early twentieth century by Owen McMahon Johnson. The Lawrenceville School was fo...

Leatherstocking Tales

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Five novels make up James Fenimore Cooper’s Leatherstocking Tales. The chronology of the series is roughly: 1740-1755: The Deerslayer (1841) 1757: The La...

A Lemon and a Star

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Autobiographical chronicles of a family of children growing up just after the turn of the twentieth century.

Leslie Brooke’s Little Books

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The nursery rhyme books were issued in a smaller format.

Literature: A Series of Anthologies

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Seven volumes intended for seventh grade through the senior year of high school.

Little Bible Storybooks

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Three titles, each a fold-out story with pictures on the back and a diorama at the rear of the box, all in a slipcase.

Little Golden Books

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Little Golden Books is a popular series of children’s books. The first titles were published in 1942. Many popular authors and illustrators have worked on...

Little House on the Prairie

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Series of books about a pioneer family which follows Laura Ingalls from age six to until she marries and has kids.

Little Lulu Dark Horse Reprints

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Little Lulu was a comic strip about Lulu and Tubby. It was created in 1935 by Marjorie Henderson Buell, with work by John Stanley. It had 145 consecutive issues...

The Little Lulu Library

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Little Lulu was a comic strip about Lulu and Tubby. It was created in 1935 by Marjorie Henderson Buell, with work by John Stanley. It had 145 consecutive issues...

Little Orphan Annie

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Little Orphan Annie was a daily American comic strip created by Harold Gray. The plot follows the wide-ranging adventures of Annie, her dog Sandy and her benefa...

The Little World of Don Camillo

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Don Camillo is a fictional hotheaded priest who is constantly at odds with the communist mayor Peppone in a rural Italian village. The Camillo character was cre...

Lois Lenski’s American Regional Series

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A series of seventeen novels about children from different parts of America.

Lois Lenski’s Davy Books

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Seven picture books for very young children.

Lois Lenski’s Debbie Books

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A series of six stories about a little girl and her family.

Lois Lenski’s Roundabout America Series

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A series of eleven stories for younger children about life in different parts of America.

The Lord of the Rings

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The Lord of the Rings is an epic high fantasy novel written by English author and scholar J. R. R. Tolkien. It was written in stages between 1937 and 1949.

Lowly Worm’s Schoolbag

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Four books in a box.

Madeline

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The little orphan was first seen in Bruges, Belgium, but changed her name and moved to Paris where she had many adventures. The Golden Basket (1936) (Here call...

Mapp and Lucia

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A series of British comic novels, described by the critic Gilbert Seldes as “the most enchantingly malicious works written by the hand of man.”

The Marlows

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A series of novels about the British Marlow family at their girls boarding school and at home.

Mary Poppins

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A series of books about a mystical British nanny.

McDuff Stories

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The adventures of a West Highland Terrier.

The Melendy Quartet

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This series follows the four Melendy children from an apartment in New York to a home in the country. The series includes these works: The Saturdays (1941) The...

Merry-Go-Rhymes

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The Merry-Go-Rhymes are a series of four small books that feature what may be the finest artwork of the accomplished Nicola Bayley.

Moomintrolls

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Tove Jansson chronicled the adventures of the Moomintrolls in novels, picture books and a comic strip. The early books are humorous adventure stories. Beginning...

The Mother Goose Library

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A series of traditional songs and rhymes illustrated by Peter Spier.

Mr. Small

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A series of books about Mr. Small and his adventures.

Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle

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Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle is the title of a series of books by Betty MacDonald.

The Mushroom Planet

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This is a group of children’s books by Eleanor Cameron. Two boys build a space ship and fly to a planetoid named Basidium. There, they meet the Mushroom P...

Music for Living Series

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A thirteen volume music education system for elementary schools. There is a teachers’ book and companion books for the students.

My Book House

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Originally a set of six books (it was later printed in twelve volumes), it was later augmented by the three-volume My Travelship set and the four-volume My Book...

My Father’s Dragon

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Stories about Elmer Elevator and the dragons. The series includes these works: My Father’s Dragon (1948) Elmer and the Dragon (1950) The Dragons of Bluel...

The Nicola Bayley Miniature Collection

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Miniature editions of The Tyger Voyage, La Corona and the Tin Frog and The Patchwork Cat.

Nicola Bayley’s Copycats

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This is a series of five individual stories about cats who wish to be another animal.

Noisy Books

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A series of pictures books written by Margaret Wise Brown, most of which were illustrated by Leonard Weisgard.

The Odyssey Library

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A series of small oblong books of about fifty pages on general topics with many illustrations.

Oz

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The Oz books form a book series that begins with The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900) and relate the fictional history of the Land of Oz. It was created by author ...

Pere Castor’s Wild Animal Books

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Eight books by Lida, illustrated by Rojan (Feodor Rojankovsky), originally published in French.

Peter Parley to Penrod

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A bibliography of 113 children's books published between 1827 and 1926 along with 43 alternates. The author was a bibliographer, responsible, among others for t...

Peter Spier’s Village Books

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A series of shape books about the shops and institutions in a village.

Pictured Geography Series

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Albert Whitman and Company of Chicago published the Pictured Geography series in the 1940s. Four sets of eight 28-page children’s picture books about worl...

Pogo

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Pogo was a syndicated comic strip written and drawn by Walt Kelly.

Popeye the Sailor

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Popeye the Sailor is a cartoon fictional character created by E. C. Segar. The character first appeared in 1929. Between 2006 and 2011, Fantagraphics Books publ...

Prince Valiant

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Prince Valiant in the Days of King Arthur, or simply Prince Valiant, is an American comic strip created by Hal Foster in 1937. Beginning in 2009, Fantagraphics ...

Psmith

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We first meet Psmith, the P is silent, as Mike’s roommate at Sedleigh. He goes on to a career as a journalist and promoter. Mike: A Public School Story (...

The Queen’s Thief

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A series of novels dealing with Eugenides, thief to the Queen of Eddis.

R. Caldecott’s Picture Books

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A series of sixteen picture books issued singly and in groups. Two were published each year. They were then also sold in collections of two, four, eight and six...

The Reading Hour

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A series of elementary school readers that were published by John C. Winston in the early 1930’s. Book IV to VIII are listed in WorldCat. The OCLC number ...

The Rescuers

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In 1959 Margery Sharp published The Rescuers, and though originally written for an adult audience it became hugely popular with children. Sharp continued the se...

Richard Scarry’s Look and Learn Library

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The four volumes in the Look and Learn Library are made up of previously published books from Golden Press.

Riverside Bookshelf

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This series was described as “An ideal library of the best books for boys and girls, illustrated in color by noted artists and published at the price of o...

Rootabaga Stories

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A series of books including American fairy tales by Carl Sandburg, the poet of the prairies. The second collection, Rootabaga Pigeons was later titled More Root...

Roy Blakeley

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The Roy Blakeley series, written by Percy Keese Fitzhugh, consisted of 18 titles published between 1920 and 1931. They featured characters residing in the town ...

Scribner’s Illustrated Classics

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Beginning with Maxfield Parrish’s illustrated edition of Poems of Childhood by Eugene Field, Charles Scribner’s Sons began to publish a generally un...

Sherlock Holmes

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A series of novels and short stories about literature's first consulting detective and his amenuensis Dr. Watson.

Snipp, Snapp and Snurr

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This series about triplets from Sweden has been a perennial favorite since its first publication in Swedish in 1926. Snipp, Snapp, Snurr and the Red Shoes (193...

Space Trilogy by C.S. Lewis

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Three novels by C. S. Lewis.

Steve and Sim Stories

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A series of ten mystery novels by Wisconsin author August Derleth set in his native Sac Prairie.

The Story Book

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A collection of short illustrated books about common objects and aspects of everyday life, written and illustrated by Maud and Miska Petersham.

Story Parade

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Story Parade was a monthly magazine for children published between 1936 and 1954. Annual volumes were published: Story Parade (1936) 1938 Story Parade Red Book...

Susan and Bill Series

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Susan and Bill are neighbors who have many adventures together.

Swallows and Amazons

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Set on the English Lakes, rivers and estuaries, with occasional trips abroad, this series by Arthur Ransome follows the adventures of a set of English children ...

Terry and the Pirates

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Terry and the Pirates was an action-adventure comic strip created by cartoonist Milton Caniff. In March 2007, IDW Publishing, under its “The Library of Am...

Through Golden Windows

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A ten-volume set of anthologies of children’s stories and poems. This set was co-published by Grolier and E. M. Hale in an illustrated library binding in ...

Tinker and Tanker

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The adventures of a rabbit and a hippo by Richard Scarry.

Tiny Golden Library

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There are three Tiny Golden Library collections: Tiny Animal Stories and Animal Nonsense Stories by Dorothy Kunhardt and illustrated by Garth Williams, and Walt...

Tom Slade

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The Tom Slade series, written by Percy Keese Fitzhugh, consisted of 19 titles about Boy Scouts, written between 1915 and 1930.

Tom Swift

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Tom Swift is the main character of five series of American juvenile science fiction and adventure novels that emphasize science, invention and technology. First...

Treasure Seekers

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The Treasure Seekers is a book series by E. Nesbit about siblings who amuse themselves alone while on holiday. Through magic or complex imaginative play, the ch...

Treasure Trails

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A series of elementary school readers.

The Tudor Translations

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A forty-four volume work under the general editorship of W. E. Henley that published the English translations of classical and medieval works first Englished du...

Twinkle Tales

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A series of six short books by L. Frank Baum, illustrated by Maginel Wright Enright, which were later issued in omnibus form.

Ukridge

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One of P. G. Wodehouse’s greatest creations is the self-centered promoter Ukridge. Love Among the Chickens (1906) (revised 1921) Ukridge (1924) Lord Emsw...

Uncle Fred

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Frederick Altamont Cornwallis, fifth Earl of Ickenham, familiarly known as Pongo Twistleton-Twistleton’s Uncle Fred occasionally descends on his nephew in...

Walter Crane’s Toy Books

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Books for babies are called Toy Books. Prior to Walter Crane, they were often unremarkable. Then Crane produced a series of Toy Books that gradually transformed...

Winnie-the-Pooh

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Two books of poetry and two books of short stories about Pooh Bear, Christopher Robin and their friends in the Hundred Acre Wood.

The World of Music

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A series of song books for schools. Include illustrations by some of the best illustrators of the day.