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CHILDREN'S BOOKS • FICTION • J — L

All entries are alphabetized by title and by series:

Please note that, due to the nature of their intended audience, many--if not the majority--of the books listed in this section have the owners' names written on the inside front cover or title page.

Jack and the Beanstalk (July 1971) $3.00
Softcover. Illustrated by William Wiesner. 48 pages. SRP: 50¢.
Scholastic Book Services #TW-705 [Thirteenth Printing]
Book is Fine.

Jack and the Beanstalk by Ruth Ainsworth (1979) $2.00
Softcover. Illustrated. 20 pages.
Banner Press [Printing Unknown]
Book is Fine Minus. (Some creasing lower left corner.)

Jack Sprat by Helen Wing (1966) $2.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Anne Sellers Leaf. 28 pages. SRP: 29¢.
Rand McNally & Company #8130 [First Printing]
Book is Fine Minus.

Japanese Children's Stories by Florence Sakade (1969) $8.00
Hardcover w/ Dust jacket. Illustrated by Yoshio Hayashi. 120 pages. SRP: $2.50.
Charles E. Tuttle Company [Ninth Printing]
Book is Very Fine save for inscriptions on first page and title page.
Dust Jacket is Very Fine.

Jenny Dean #2: The Mystery of the Hidden Trap by Dale Carlson (1983) $6.00
Cover art by Gino d'Achille.
Hardcover. Illustrated by Suzanne Richardson. 142 pages. SRP: $2.95.
Grosset & Dunlap [First Printing]
Book is Very Fine Minus.

Jenny Dean #4: The Secret of the Invisible City by Dale Carlson (1984) $6.00
Cover art by Gino d'Achille.
Hardcover. Illustrated by Suzanne Richardson. 142 pages. SRP: $2.95.
Grosset & Dunlap [First Printing]
Book is Very Fine Minus.

Jerome by Philip Ressner (1967) $10.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Jerome Snyder. 44 pages.
Parents' Magazine Press [First Printing]
Book is Very Fine.

Jet's Adventures by Bula Hahn (1953) $5.00
Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket. Illustrated by Elizabeth Arthur. 190 pages.
Unity School of Christianity [Sixth Printing]
Book is Near Mint Minus.
Dust Jacket is Good. (Numerous chips, tears and pieces missing.)

John Henry and Paul Bunyan Play Baseball by Wyatt Blassingame (March 1974) $3.00
Softcover. Illustrated by Raymond Burns. 48 pages.
Reader's Digest Service, Inc. [First printing]
Book is Fine.

Johnny Appleseed by Solveig Paulson Russell (1967) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Elfreda. 32 pages. SRP: 19¢.
Whitman Publishing Company #2544 [First Printing]
Book is Fine. (Blunting to top and bottom of spine.)

Jona by Philip Sutherland (1975) $14.00
Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket. Illustrated by Philip Sutherland. 128 pages.
Note: Signed and numbered edition #517 of 600.
The Press at Diamond Hill [First Printing]
Book is Near Mint.
Dust Jacket is Very Good Plus. (Some staining, small .25" tear.)

Joseph and the Coat of Many Colors by Lavinia Derwent (1967) $6.00
Softcover. Illustrated by Joe Lasker. 96 pages.
Scholastic Book Services #TW-987 [Eighth Printing]
Book is Very Fine Plus.

Judy Bolton #14: The Clue in the Patchwork Quilt by Margaret Sutton (1941) $12.00
Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket. Illustrated by Pelagie Doane. 216 pages.
Grosset & Dunlap #110-150 [First Printing]
Book is Fine.
Dust Jacket is Good Minus.
(Price-clipped, large piece missing from top of spine, water damage.)

Judy Bolton: The Riddle of the Double Ring by Margaret Sutton (1937) $5.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Pelagie Doane. 216 pages.
Grosset & Dunlap [First Printing]
Book is Very Good Plus.

The Jungle Secret by Ingram See (1961) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by John Floherty, Jr. 144 pages.
Doubleday & Company [First printing]
Book is Good. (Ex-libris; some water/mildew stains interior by spine.)

Junk Day on Juniper Street by Lilian Moore (1969) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Arnold Lobel. 72 pages.
Parents' Magazine Press [First Printing]
Book is Fine Minus.

Just One More Stories (1979) $16.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Eric Kincaid. 52 pages.
Brimax Books UK [First Printing]
Book is Very Fine.

Just Right by Lilian Moore (1968) $7.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Aldren A. Watson. 48 pages.
Parents' Magazine Press [First Printing]
Book is Fine Plus. (small, light stain upper left corner front cover.)

Katy No-Pocket by Emmy Payne (circa 1970s) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by H.A. Rey. 36 pages.
Houghton Miflin Company [Book Club Edition]
Book is Fine Minus. (Mild soiling to cover, book plate on interior front cover.)

Kay Tracey #1: The Double Disguise
by Frances K. Judd (October 1980) $6.00
Softcover. 152 pages. SRP: $1.75.
Bantam Books [First Printing]
Book is Near Mint Minus.

Kay Tracey #2: In the Sunken Garden
by Frances K. Judd (October 1980) $5.00
Softcover. 166 pages. SRP: $1.75.
Bantam Books [First Printing]
Book is Very Fine.

Ken Holt #11: The Mystery of the Grinning Tiger
by Beryl Epstein and Sam Epstein aka Bruce Campbell (1956) $12.00
Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket. Illustrated. 212 pages.
Grosset & Dunlap [Printing Unknown]
Book is Fine.
Dust Jacket is Very Good Minus. (.25" x .75" hole front cover, price clipped inside cover.)

Ken Holt #12: The Mystery of the Vanishing Magician
by Beryl Epstein and Sam Epstein aka Bruce Campbell (1956) $14.00
Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket. Illustrated. 212 pages.
Grosset & Dunlap #110-150 [Printing Unknown]
Book is Fine.
Dust Jacket is Very Good. (Sticker damage front cover, price clipped inside cover.)

Ken Holt #4: The Clue of the Marked Claw
by Beryl Epstein and Sam Epstein aka Bruce Campbell (circa 1960s) $6.00
Hardcover. Illustrated. 212 pages.
Grosset & Dunlap [Printing Unknown]
Book is Very Good Plus. (Nice save for .5" spot of crushing/tearing mid-spine.)

Kick Off by Thomas Baldwin (1932) $8.00
Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket. 124 pages.
The Goldsmith Publishing Company [First printing]
Book is Fine.
Dust Jacket is Good Plus. (Rat chews 1.5" lower left edge back cover.)

The Kids' Candidate by Jonah Kalb (1975) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Sandy Kossin. 140 pages. SRP: $5.95.
Weekly Reader Books [Book Club Edition]
Book is Fine.

Kim Aldrich: Miscalculated Risk by Jinny McDonnell (1972) $3.00
Hardcover. 212 pages.
Whitman Publishing Company #1595 [Printing Unknown]
Book is Very Good Plus. (Corner wear.)

Kim Aldrich: Miscalculated Risk by Jinny McDonnell (1972) $8.00
Hardcover. 212 pages.
Whitman Publishing Company #1595 [First Printing]
Book is Very Fine.

The Kincaid's Book of Witches, Goblins, Ogres and Fantasy
by Lucy Kincaid (1980) $20.00
Hardcover. Illustrated. 80 pages.
Brimax Books UK [First Printing]
Book is Very Fine save for name written inside and on ends.

The Kincaid's Book of Wizards, Giants, Trolls and Magic
by Lucy Kincaid (1980) $12.00
Hardcover. Illustrated. 80 pages.
Brimax Books UK [First Printing]
Book is Very Good Plus.
(Nice save for moderate/heavy indentations/scratches on cover.)

King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table Edited by Sidney Lanier (1973) $5.00
Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket. Illustrated by Florian. 280 pages.
Grosset & Dunlap [Printing Unknown]
Book is Fine.
Dust Jacket is Good Plus. (Nearly complete, numerous tears cleanly repaired on back side.)

The King with Six Friends by Jay Williams (1968) $5.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Imero Gobbato. 44 pages.
Parents' Magazine Press [First Printing]
Book is Fine.

Kleep, Space Detective: Kidnapped on Astarr
by Joan Lowery Dixon (1981) $5.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Paul Frame. 64 pages.
Garrard Publishing Company [First Printing]
Book is Very Fine Plus.

Kleep, Space Detective: Mystery Dolls from Planet Urd
by Joan Lowery Dixon (1981) $5.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Paul Frame. 64 pages.
Garrard Publishing Company [First Printing]
Book is Very Fine Plus.

Kolo the Bush Koala by Jill Morris (1971) $8.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Rich Richardson. 46 pages.
Golden Press Party, Ltd. AU [First Printing]
Book is Very Fine.

Lad: A Dog by Felix Sutton and Albert Payson Terhune (January 1945) $5.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Robert L. Dickey. 372 pages.
E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc. [Sixty-Second Printing]
Book is Very Good.

Lad: A Dog by Felix Sutton and Albert Payson Terhune (1957) $10.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by William Bartlett and Harry Michaels. 64 pages. SRP: $1.00.
Grosset & Dunlap #0309 [First Printing]
Book is Very Fine Minus.

Lake Fear by Ian McMahan (1985) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Dick Smolinski and Mike Wimmer. 124 pages.
MacMillan Publishing Company/Weekly Reader Books [Book Club Edition]
Book is Very Fine.

The Lake Mess Monster by Beverly Komoda (1980) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Beverly Komoda. 48 pages.
Parents Magazine Press [First Printing]
Book is Very Fine Minus. (Mild edge wear.)

Larry's Racing Machine by Lawrence F. Lowery (1969) $6.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Richard Loehle. 36 pages.
Holt, Rinehart & Winston [First Printing]
Book is Very Fine.

Lassie: Lassie Come-Home by Eric Knight (circa 1950s) $7.00
Hardcover. 186 pages.
Grosset & Dunlap [Printing Unknown]
Book is Very Fine Minus. (Minor corner wear.)

The Laughing Dragon by Kenneth Mahood (1970) $16.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Kenneth Mahood. 36 pages.
Charles Schribners Sons/Weekly Reader Books [Book Club Edition]
Book is Fine Plus.

Let's Play! by Gyo Fujikawa (1975) $6.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Gyo Fujikawa. 16 pages.
Grosset & Dunlap #11958 [First Printing]
Book is Fine.

Letitia Rabbit's String Song by Russell Hoban (1973) $12.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Mary Chalmers. 52 pages.
Coward, McCann & Geoghegan [First printing]
Book is Fine Plus.

The Letter on the Tree by Natalie Savage Carlson (1964) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by John Kaufmann. 120 pages.
Harper & Row, Inc. [Book Club Edition]
Book is Fine. (Some corner wear.)

Lion by William Pene du Bois (1974) $5.00
Softcover. Illustrated by William Pene du Bois. 40 pages. SRP: $1.50.
Viking Seafarer Books [Printing Unknown]
Book is Fine.

The Lion's Paw by Robb White (September 1968) $3.00
Softcover. 186 pages. SRP: 50¢.
Scholastic Book Services #T-23 [Sixth Printing]
Book is Very Good.
(Nice save for ink over price and name written on upper/lower edges of book.)

Little Bear's Visit by Else Holmelund Minarik (1961) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak. 64 pages.
Harper & Row [Printing Unknown]
Book is Fine Minus. (Some edge and corner wear.)

Little Black, a Pony by Walter Farley (1964) $4.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by James Schucker. 64 pages.
Random House [Book Club Edition]
Book is Fine.

Little Black Goes to the Circus! by Walter Farley (1963) $5.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by James Schucker. 64 pages.
Random House #8-33 [Printing Unknown]
Book is Fine Plus.

The Little Car That Wanted a Garage by Catherine Woolley (1952) $4.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Edward Meshekoff. 20 pages.
Wonder Books #573 [First Printing]
Book is Very Good Plus. (Plastic coating starting to peel along spine.)

The Little Disaster by Anonymous (1970) $5.00
Hardcover. ustrated by Ray Barber and John Rombola. 36 pages.
Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc. [First Printing]
Book is Very Good Plus.

The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper (1954) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Doris Hauman and George Hauman. 48 pages.
Platt & Munk [Printing Unknown]
Book is Very Good Plus. (Some soiling of cover.)

Little Fox Goes to the End of the World by Ann Tompert (1976) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by John Wallner. 44 pages.
Crown Publishers [Book Club Edition]
Book is Fine.

Little Gray Mouse and the Train by Sara Asheron (1964) SOLD
Hardcover. Illustrated by Claudine Nankivel. 64 pages. SRP: 59¢.
Wonder Books #5935 [First Printing]
Book is Fine. (Some edge and corner wear.)

Little Horseman by Mabel Watts (1961) $5.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Dorothy Grider. 20 pages. SRP: 29¢.
Rand McNally & Company [First Printing]
Book is Very Fine Minus.

Little Indian Boy: Antelope--A Navajo Indian Boy by Roger Vernam (1935) $5.00
Softcover. Illustrated by Roger Vernam. 12 pages.
Platt & Munk Company, Inc. [First Printing]
Book is Fine Minus save for name written in pen on upper right corner front cover.

Little Indian Boy: Leaping Trout--A Little Iriquois Boy by Roger Vernam (1935) $5.00
Softcover. Illustrated by Roger Vernam. 12 pages.
Platt & Munk Company, Inc. [First Printing]
Book is Fine Minus save for name written in pen on upper right corner front cover.

Little Indian Boy: Watlala--An Indian of the Northwest by Roger Vernam (1935) $5.00
Softcover. Illustrated by Roger Vernam. 12 pages.
Platt & Munk Company, Inc. [First Printing]
Book is Fine Minus save for name written in pen on upper right corner front cover.

Little Indian Boy: Set of Three Books (1935) $12.00
Includes the above three books in the series.
Platt & Munk Company, Inc. [First Printing]
Books are Fine Minus save for name written in pen on upper right corner front cover.

Little Lit: Folklore and Fairy Tale Funnies
Edited by Françoise Mouly and Art Spiegelman (2000) $12.00
Hardcover. Illustrated. 68 pages. SRP: $19.95.
HarperCollins [First Printing]
Book is Near Mint Minus.

Little Lost Bo Bo by Adda Mai Sharp and Epsie Young (1947) $8.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Elizabeth Rice. 222 pages.
Steck-Vaughn Company [First Printing]
Book is Very Fine Minus.

Little Majorette by Dorothy Grider (1959) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Dorothy Grider. 22 pages. SRP: 29¢.
Rand McNally & Company [First Printing]
Book is Very Good. (Corner wear.)

Little Men by Louisa May Alcott (1955) $4.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Jill Elgin. 280 pages.
Whitman Publishing Company #1614 [Printing Unknown]
Book is Fine Minus. (Minor corner wear.)

Little Monster's Mother Goose by Mercer Mayer (1991) $4.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Mercer Mayer. 44 pages. SRP: $7.95.
Merrigold press #11023 [Printing Unknown]
Book is Very Fine Minus.

The Little Photographer (1967) $4.00
Softcover. Illustrated. 12 pages. SRP: 29¢
Artcraft/The Saalfield Publishing Company #634 [First Printing]
Book is Fine Minus.

Little Pig's Picnic and Other Stories by Margaret Wise Brown (1939) $5.00
Hardcover. Illusrated by The Walt Disney Studio. 104 pages.
D.C. Heath & Company [First Printing]
Book is Good. (Missing first pages, name in pen on upper right cover, rub damage.)

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint Exupéry (1971) $3.00
Softcover. Illustrated by Antoine de Saint Exupéry. 116 pages. SRP: 95¢.
Harcourt, Brace & Worlds, Inc. [Printing Unknown]
Book is Fine.

The Little Red Hen by Paul Galdone (September 1974) $3.00
Softcover. Illustrated by Paul Galdone. 40 pages.
Scholastic Book Services #TW-2970 [First Printing]
Book is Fine.

Little Red Riding Hood by Lucy Kincaid (1981) $7.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Eric Rowe. 22 pages.
Brimax Books UK [Second Printing]
Book is Very Fine Plus.

Little Skater by Diane Sherman (1959) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Dorothy Grider. 32 pages. SRP: 29¢.
Rand McNally & Company #8610 [First Printing]
Book is Fine. (Minor edge and corner wear.)

Little Swimmers by Virginia Hunter (1960) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Dorothy Grider. 22 pages. SRP: 29¢.
Rand McNally & Company #8633 [First Printing]
Book is Fine Minus.

Little Toot by Hardie Gramatky (date unknown) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Hardie Gramatky. 96 pages.
G.P. Putnam's Sons [Book Club Edition]
Book is Good Plus. (Edge and corner wear, staining/soiling on cover and pages.)

Little Toot by Hardie Gramatky (1967) $6.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Hardie Gramatky. 96 pages.
G.P. Putnam's Sons [Twenty-Ninth Printing]
Book is Very Good Plus. (Some ringwear on front cover.)

Little Toot on the Thames by Hardie Gramatky (1964) $12.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Hardie Gramatky. 92 pages.
G.P. Putnam's Sons [Book Club Edition]
Book is Very Fine Minus

Little Witch by Anna Elizabeth Bennett (October 1963) $12.00
Softcover. Illustrated by Lisl Weil. 116 pages. SRP: 35¢.
Scholastic Book Services #TX-246 [Third Printing]
Book is Fine Minus.

The Little Witch and the Riddle by Bruce Degen (1980) $4.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Bruce Degen. 64 pages.
Harper & Row/ Weekly Reader Books [Book Club Edition]
Book is Very Fine Minus.

Little Wolf by Ann McGovern (November 1970) $3.00
Softcover. Illustrated by Nola Langner. 40 pages. SRP: 60¢.
Scholastic Book Services #TJ1725 [First Printing]
Book is Fine.

The Littlest Angel by Charles Tazewell (1962) $8.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Sergio Leone. 36 pages.
Childrens Press [Printing Unknown]
Book is Fine Plus save for excessive name written on second page.

Loch Ness Monster by Rosemary Border (1986) $5.00
Softcover. Illustrated by Trevor Parkin. 32 pages. SRP: 99p.
MacDonald Books [Printing Unknown]
Book is Fine Minus.

(Moonbird and) The Lonely Ghost by Mike Higgs (1982) $20.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Mike Higgs. 40 pages.
Grolier Enterprises, Inc. [First Printing]
Book is Fine Plus save for sticker residue on back cover.

The Look Alike Parade by Nancy Frendt (1945) $5.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Teresa Kalab. 32 pages.
The Harrison Company [First Printing]
Book is Very Good. (Corner wear, numerous light stains on interior, crayon mark first page.)

Lost Race of Mars by Robert Silverberg (December 1966) $5.00
Softcover. Illustrated by Leonard Kessler. 124 pages. SRP: 45¢.
Scholastic Book Services #TX-535 [Fourth Printing]
Book is Very Fine Minus.

Lucille by Arnold Lobel (1964) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Arnold Lobel. 64 pages.
Harper & Row, Inc. [First Ptinting]
Book is Fine.


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