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Shoelace Robin (1945)

Little Michael O’Malley comes to the rescue of a small bird and receives some step-by-step instruction from a robin in the art of lacing shoes. With illustrated endpapers showing how to tie a shoelace and a shoe to practice with at the back of the book.

Author(s): William Norman Hall
Illustrator(s): Robert Lawson

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The Golden Basket (1936)

Two girls from England are on holiday in Bruges, Belgium and meet the littlest orphan, Madeleine.

1936
1937

Author(s): Ludwig Bemelmans
Illustrator(s): Ludwig Bemelmans

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Prester John (1910)

A young Scot goes out to South Africa where he becomes caught up in a native rebellion. This is a later American edition.

Author(s): John Buchan
Illustrator(s): Henry C. Pitz

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The Little Moon Theater (1981)

Jo Jo, Jip and Nicolette traveling about in their caravan presenting plays and granting wishes, are shivering in the winter’s cold until a little old fairy godmother grants their wish.

Author(s): Irene Haas
Illustrator(s): Irene Haas

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The Whisper of Glocken (1965)

The Watercress River has been dammed. Five intrepid Minnipins set out to find the cause and save the people of the Land Between the Mountains.

Author(s): Carol Kendall
Illustrator(s): Imero Gobbato

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Superpower (1987)

The story of the building of #1070, prototype locomotive of the Berkshire class 2-8-4 by the Lima Locomotive Works.

Author(s): David Weitzman
Illustrator(s): David Weitzman

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Tim and Ginger (1965)

When Ginger is trapped offshore by the rising tide Tim rows out to rescue him. A storm comes up and they are sent on the rocks.

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

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The Wind in the Willows (1980)

Setting out one spring morning, mole discovers the river, the water rat, toad and badger.

Author(s): Kenneth Grahame
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Calendarbears: A Book of Months (1997)

Each month of the year with the bear family.

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

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London Bridge is Falling Down (1967)

London Bridge is falling down, falling down, falling down,
London Bridge is falling down, My fair Lady!

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

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The Erie Canal (1970)

I’ve got an old mule and her name is Sal,
Fifteen miles on the Eirie canal.

Author(s): Thomas S. Allen
Illustrator(s): Peter Spier

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Richard Scarry’s Storybook Dictionary (1966)

A dictionary with stories about the words.

Author(s): Richard Scarry
Illustrator(s): Richard Scarry

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My Big Golden Book of Words and Stories (1971)

Author(s): Edith Osswald
Marian Potter
Mary Reed
Illustrator(s): Tibor Gergely
Richard Scarry
Garth Williams

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Stories and Poems for the Very Young (1973)

An anthology of stories illustrated by many different artists, including Hilary Knight, and Garth Williams and Richard Scarry.

Author(s): Bryna Untermeyer
Louis Untermeyer
Various
Illustrator(s): Hilary Knight
Richard Scarry
Garth Williams

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The Hurdy-Gurdy Man (1933)

The Hurdy-Gurdy Man comes to town with his monkey and soon all the children have left school to hear his music. Before they know it the entire town is dancing until they can’t stand anymore and the day ends in a town picnic. Written by the author of The Velveteen Rabbit. Robert Lawson did the pictures.

Author(s): Margery Williams Bianco
Illustrator(s): Robert Lawson

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I Discover Columbus (1941)

Aurelio the parrot tells the real story of what happened when Columbus met Isabella in 1492.

Author(s): Robert Lawson
Illustrator(s): Robert Lawson

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Dick Whittington & His Cat (1949)

Robert Lawson has retold and illustrated in color this classic story of Dick Whittington, thrice Lord Mayor of London, and his cat.

Author(s): Robert Lawson
Illustrator(s): Robert Lawson

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Here Comes Tagalong (1971)

Steve is just Tagalong to his brother’s friends. Then he finds a group of friends his own age.

Author(s): Anne Mallett
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Pinkerton, Behave! (1979)

Pinkerton has trouble learning the meaning of commands. But when a burglar shows up he is more than equal to the task.

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Freddy and Mr. Camphor (1944)

Freddy is looking forward to a relaxing summer staying in a houseboat while he watches Mr. Camphor’s estate, when his old adversary Simon the rat shows up.

Author(s): Walter R. Brooks
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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