Purveyor of Vintage Books & Pop Culture Memorabilia for Over 24 Years!


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.

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.

Jeptha and the New People by Marguerite Vance (1960) $4.00
Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket. Illustrated by Robert MacLean. 114 pages. SRP: $2.50.
Weekly Readers Books [Book Club Edition]
Book is Very Fine Plus.
Dust Jacket is Fine.

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

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.)

The Jolly Jingle Book by Leroy F. Jackson (1951) SOLD
Hardcover. Illustrated by Clare McKinley. 32 pages. SRP: 19¢.
Rand McNally & Company #8001 [First Printing]
Book is Very Good Plus.

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.

Julius by Syd Hoff (1959) SOLD
Hardcover. Illustrated by Syd Hoff. 64 pages.
Harper & Brothers [First Printing]
Book is Very Fine save for some mild foxing on back cover.

Juneau the Sleigh Dog by West Lathrop (1942) $5.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Kurt Weise. 280 pages.
Grosset & Dunlap [Printing Unknown]
Book is Fine. (Some corner wear/blunting, some wear to top and bottom of spine.)

The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling (1968) $8.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Don Irwin. 218 pages.
Classic Press, Inc. [First printing]
Book is Very Fine.

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.)

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) $10.00
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.)

Kim Aldrich #3: The Deep Six by Jinny McDonnell (1974) SOLD
Hardcover. 212 pages.
Whitman Publishing Company #1597 [First Printing]
Book is Very Fine Minus.

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) $24.00
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) $16.00
Hardcover. Illustrated. 80 pages.
Brimax Books UK [First Printing]
Book is Very Good Plus.
(Nice save for moderate/heavy indentations/scratches on cover.)

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.

Lad of Sunnybank by Albert Payson Terhune (circa 1940s) SOLD
Hardcover. 342 pages.
Grosset & Dunlap [Printing Unknown]
Book is Fine Minus. (Edge and corner wear.)

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.)

Lassie: Lassie Come-Home by Eric Knight (August 1966) SOLD
Softcover. 192 pages.
Scholastic Book Services #T-16 [Fourth Printing]
Book is Very Good.

The Laughing Dragon by Kenneth Mahood (1970) $20.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Kenneth Mahood. 36 pages.
Charles Schribners Sons/Weekly Reader Books [Book Club Edition]
Book is Fine Plus.

Letitia Rabbit's String Song by Russell Hoban (1973) $16.00
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.)

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 Chief by Syd Hoff (1961) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Syd Hoff. 64 pages.
Harper & Row, Inc. [First Printing]
Book is Very Fine Minus. (Minor 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.

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.)

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

Little Majorette by Dorothy Grider (1959) $2.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Dorothy Grider. 22 pages. SRP: 29¢.
Rand McNally & Company [First Printing]
Book is Very Good. (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.

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. 29¢.
Rand McNally & Company #8610 [First Printing]
Book is Fine. (Minor edge and corner wear.)

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) $8.00
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) $16.00
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.

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) $24.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Mike Higgs. 40 pages.
Grolier Enterprises, Inc. [First Printing]
Book is Fine Plus save for sticker residue on back cover.

Long Lonesome Train Whistle by Virginia H. Ormsby (1961) SOLD
Hardcover. Illustrated by Virginia H. Ormsby. 112 pages.
J.B. Lippincott Company [Book Club Edition]
Book is Fine Minus. (Some corner wear, light overall surface wear.)

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. 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.


Return to the Children's Books Overview Home Page

Return to The Trash Collector Home Page


Copyright © 2001-2016 by The Trash Collector • Updated April 2016

web hit counter