Youth Classics from Hedgehog's Whimsey Books

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Ludo and the Star Horse

by Stewart, Mary

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1975
Condition
Good in good dust jacket. Top right light damp stain: board and a few pages w/ slight transfer to inside of jacket. Top page blo
Edition
First edition. U.S. 1st Edition. 1974 British copyright.
ISBN
9780688220174
Item Price
$26.00

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Morrow Junior Books / William Morrow & Co., 1975. First edition. U.S. 1st Edition. 1974 British copyright.. Hard cover. Good in good dust jacket. Top right light damp stain: board and a few pages w/ slight transfer to inside of jacket. Top page block light foxing.. D'Achille, Gino (Illustrated by).. 1 Red cloth over spine; gold paper over… Read more
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$26.00
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Little Women (Modern Abridged Edition)

by Alcott, Louisa May

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1955
Condition
Very good. Signed by previous owner. Light edge wear. Clean. Age-toning.
Edition
#1605.
Item Price
$4.00

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Whitman Publishing,, 1955. #1605.. Hard cover. Very good. Signed by previous owner. Light edge wear. Clean. Age-toning.. Elgin, Jill (Illustrated by).. 1 283 p. Glossy color art wraparound covers. Interior art: Pen&Ink w/ light olive green color. End papers w/ white fleur de lis pattern on light olive. 20 cm. Youth Classics, timeless literature. Set in Massachusetts at… Read more
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$4.00
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An Acceptable Time (A Polly O'Keefe Novel, "Wrinkle in Time" Quintet)

by L'Engle, Madeleine

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1989
Condition
Fine in very good dust jacket. "To dearest Mabel with love from M, Sept '77", "May Sarton", above. Near
Edition
First edition. 1st edition, stated.
ISBN
9780374300272
Item Price
$28.00

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New York.: Farrar Straus Giroux., 1989. First edition. 1st edition, stated.. Hard cover. Fine in very good dust jacket. "To dearest Mabel with love from M, Sept '77", "May Sarton", above. Near fine jacket w/ light blemishing.. Mikolaycak, Charles (Jacket Illustration by).. 1 Red cloth over boards. Silver spine titles. Colorfully illustrated jacket. 342 p. 22 cm. Audience:… Read more
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$28.00
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A House Like a Lotus, A Novel

by L'Engle, Madeleine

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1984
Condition
Very good in very good dust jacket. Light age toning to jacket.
Edition
First edition. Stated 1st.
ISBN
9780374333850
Item Price
$17.00

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New York.: Farrar Straus Giroux., 1984. First edition. Stated 1st.. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket. Light age toning to jacket.. Nasser, Muriel (Jacket design by).. 1 Cloth and paper over boards. Audience: Young adult. Juvenile fiction / Youth Classics. Fictional series character Polly O'Keefe will not forget the summer she met Maximiliana Horne, the… Read more
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$17.00
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Little Women or Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy (Rainbow Classics)

by Louisa May Alcott, and Becker, May Lamberton (Introduction and Series Editing by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1946
Condition
Good. No dust jacket. Near very good. Spine ends have minor wear. Top page block 2 large light circles.
Edition
"Special contents" copyright.
Item Price
$12.00

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Cleveland / New York.: The World Publishing Co., 1946. "Special contents" copyright.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Near very good. Spine ends have minor wear. Top page block 2 large light circles.. van Stockum, Hilda (Illustrated by). 1 535 p. Silhouette images in brown repeated pattern on yellow blend cloth over boards. Brown spine title box. Green… Read more
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$12.00
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Travels with Uncle Jack

by Murphy, Barbara Beasley

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1975
Condition
Good. Ex-library. Ex-school library. Spine ends and edge wear.
Item Price
$7.00

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NewYork.: Scholastic., 1975. Trade paperback. Good. Ex-library. Ex-school library. Spine ends and edge wear.. 1 96 p. Colorfully illustrated cover, comic style. 23 cm. B&W artwork. Set in Urbana, Ohio, 1933, on the last day of summer when Connor, 12, races toward home, excited about what is ahead. His Uncle Jack is home from his travels and has… Read more
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$7.00
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Joan of Arc, The Warrior Maid

by Madison, Lucy Foster

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1918
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Minor wiggle to the binding, seams at both ends need attention but still holding fast. Light scuffing
Edition
First edition. Same date, title and copyright pages.
Item Price
$56.00

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Philadelphia.: Penn Publishing Company., 1918. First edition. Same date, title and copyright pages.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Minor wiggle to the binding, seams at both ends need attention but still holding fast. Light scuffing to corners.. Schoonover, Frank E (Illustrations & Decorations by).. 1 389 p. Bright colorful paste-on art: front cover on dark blue… Read more
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$56.00
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Insect Summer

by Kirkup, James

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1971
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Spine sun-fade. Sturdy binding. Clean covers. Not used as library book.
ISBN
9780394921310
Item Price
$25.00

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New York.: Alfred A Knopf., 1971. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Spine sun-fade. Sturdy binding. Clean covers. Not used as library book.. Matsubara, Naoko (Woodcuts by).. 1 178 p. Black-inked woodcut Illustrations. Audience: Children/juvenile. A traditional tale from Japan. Set on a remote island of Hajinoshima in the southern ocean. Three visitors… Read more
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$25.00
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Daniel 'Coon; The Story of a Pet Raccoon

by Erickson, Phoebe (Written and Illustrated by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1954
Condition
Very good in good dust jacket. Minor spine tilt. Jacket has moderate wear, light damp stain along inside spine. Age-toning insid
ISBN
9780394810683
Item Price
$16.00

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New York.: Alfred A. Knopf., 1954. Hard cover. Very good in good dust jacket. Minor spine tilt. Jacket has moderate wear, light damp stain along inside spine. Age-toning inside covers.. 1 Tan cloth over boards; large raccoon, black ink on front w/ eyeglasses; smaller on spine. Award gold foil disk, front. 22 cm. 181 p. Pen&Ink artwork in… Read more
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$16.00
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Snagg; A Tale of a Nearly Missed Fortune

by Wassell, Ellen

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
2013
Condition
Fine. Small front lower cover edge blemish. Back lower cover, clear tape over clean but sticky prior label space.
ISBN
9781605711973
Item Price
$18.00

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Sunapee NH.: Schuyler Farrell Publications., 2013. Trade paperback. Fine. Small front lower cover edge blemish. Back lower cover, clear tape over clean but sticky prior label space.. Wassell, James (Illustrated by).. 1 52 p. Trade paperback, a bit larger than standard. Color artwork illustrated cover. Glued binding. Intricate Pen&Ink artwork; few words. Audience: General/trade. A Snag is what… Read more
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$18.00
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Daniel 'Coon; The Story of a Pet Raccoon

by Erickson, Phoebe (Written and Illustrated by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1954
Condition
Very good. Signed by author. Minor soil blemishing. Slight spine tilt. Not ex-library.
Edition
Gibraltar Library Binding.
Item Price
$90.00

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New York.: Alfred A. Knopf., 1954. Gibraltar Library Binding.. Hard cover. Very good. Signed by author. Minor soil blemishing. Slight spine tilt. Not ex-library.. 1 Color illustrated sealed cloth over boards. Award facsimile small disk, front. 22 cm. 181 p. Pen&Ink artwork in black. Audience: General/trade. RARE. Winner, The William Allen White Children's Book Award. Artist and writer… Read more
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$90.00
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Sunrise Tomorrow: A Story of Botswana,

by Mitchison, Naomi

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very good in very good dust jacket. Minor markngs to jacket.
Edition
First edition. Stated first edition.
ISBN
9780374372989
Item Price
$29.00

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New York.: Farrar Straus Giroux., 1973. First edition. Stated first edition.. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket. Minor markngs to jacket.. Carty, Leo (Jacket design by).. 1 Orange cloth over boards. Black spine titles.120 p. 21 cm. Audience: Children/juvenile. Author Naomi Mitchison, Scottish novelist, journalist, and social critic, had a home in Botswana and had… Read more
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$29.00
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Philip Hall Likes Me, I Reckon Maybe (A Junior Literary Guild Selection)

by Greene, Bette

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1974
Condition
Good in good dust jacket. Ex-library. Jacket edge and surface wear; spine fade to jacket.
Edition
First edition. Stated 1st printing.
ISBN
9780803760981
Item Price
$15.00

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New York.: The Dial Press., 1974. First edition. Stated 1st printing.. Hard cover. Good in good dust jacket. Ex-library. Jacket edge and surface wear; spine fade to jacket.. Lilly, Charles (Pictures by).. 1 Green cloth over boards. Gold stamped spine titles. Color illustrated jacket. 22 cm. 135 p. Audience: Children/juvenile. Youthful crush: Philip Hall "is the cutest, smartest… Read more
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$15.00
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Little Men; Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys (Illustrated Junior Library)

by Alcott, Louisa May

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1947
Condition
Very good in very good dust jacket. Volume is near fine w/ small discoloration spot on top block, near spine. Jacket has minor s
Item Price
$14.00

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New York.: Grosset & Dunlap., 1947. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket. Volume is near fine w/ small discoloration spot on top block, near spine. Jacket has minor spine end and overlap fold edge wear. Clean interior. Clean covers.. Gorsline, Douglas W. (Illustrated by).. 1 Standard I.J.L. format w/ variable features per edition. This: Brown… Read more
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$14.00
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Orphan of the Tundra

by Davis, Verne T.

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1968
Condition
Good in very good dust jacket. Ex-library. Reinforced Weybright and Talley Library Binding.
Item Price
$8.00

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New York.: Weybright and Talley., 1968. Hard cover. Good in very good dust jacket. Ex-library. Reinforced Weybright and Talley Library Binding.. Lawrence, Judith Ann (Illustrated by).. 1 Gray cloth over boards. Jacket art: Teen w/ musk ox pulling long sled. 112 p. 21 cm. Pen&Ink Illustrations. Audience: Children/juvenile. At age 16, Tom, left Winnipeg with the musk ox… Read more
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$8.00
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The Glassblower's Children (In Sweden, published as "Glasblasarns Barn")

by Gripe, Maria, and La Farge, Sheila (Translated from the Swedish by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1975
Condition
Very good.
Edition
2nd Dell printing. Author copyright 1964. TM 913705.
Item Price
$8.00

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New York.: A Yearling Book / Dell Publishing Co. by arr. w/ Delacorte., 1975. 2nd Dell printing. Author copyright 1964. TM 913705.. Trade paperback. Very good.. Gripe, Harald (Drawings by).. 1 170 p. Moderate reading wear to cover. Clean text pages. Smooth spine. Youth classic fantasy fiction. One day, the glassblower's two children, Klas and Klara, are snatched… Read more
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$8.00
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Magic or Not? (#5 in "Magic" series)

by Eager, Edward

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1959
Condition
Good in good dust jacket. Ex-library. Old cellophane tape residue on book and jacket. Lower front board damp stain. Solid readin
ISBN
9780152511579
Item Price
$29.00

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New York.: Harcourt Brace & World., 1959. Hard cover. Good in good dust jacket. Ex-library. Old cellophane tape residue on book and jacket. Lower front board damp stain. Solid reading copy.. Bodecker, N M (Illustrated by).. 1 Light green cloth over boards. Detailed Pen&Ink artwork. Audience: Children/juvenile. RARE. Edward Eager's youth fantasy series began with "Half Magic" and… Read more
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$29.00
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Ironhead

by Ellis, Melvin Richard

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1968
Condition
Fine in very good dust jacket. Price clipped. Jacket has rear loer 1-inch tidy tear, repaired by clear tape underside.
Edition
2nd printing.
Item Price
$25.00

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New York.: Holt, Rinehart and Winston., 1968. 2nd printing.. Hard cover. Fine in very good dust jacket. Price clipped. Jacket has rear loer 1-inch tidy tear, repaired by clear tape underside.. 1 Green cloth over boards; yellow small graphic, lower front: alligator. Yellow spine titles. Reinforced Library Binding. 152 p. 22 cm. Audience: Children/juvenile. Youth fiction classic set… Read more
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The Ark

by Benary-Isbert, Margot, and Warren, Clara (Translated by), and Winston, Richard (Translated by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1953
Condition
Fair. Age-toning. Stress to covers w/ creasing, minor soiling. Back cover small surface impressions, light damp stain, back cove
Item Price
$58.00

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New York.: A Voyager Book / Harcourt, Brace & World., 1953. Trade paperback. Fair. Age-toning. Stress to covers w/ creasing, minor soiling. Back cover small surface impressions, light damp stain, back cover.. 1 246 p. Illustrated paper covers: art in oranges, tan, red, green, picturing an old railroad car, a girl and two animals. Youth Classic Fiction: Set… Read more
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$58.00
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A Far Voice Calling

by Adair, Margaret Weeks

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1964
Condition
Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Signed by previous owner. Scuffed spine titles. Light corner and spine end rubs.
Edition
First edition. Stated 1st.
Item Price
$7.00

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Garden City NY.: Doubleday & Company., 1964. First edition. Stated 1st.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Signed by previous owner. Scuffed spine titles. Light corner and spine end rubs.. 1 190 p. Copper cloth over boards. End paper art damaged. Generous print for easy reading. 22 cm. RARE: Written for youth, this novel is set in… Read more
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$7.00