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Living Picture Books for Sale

These living picture books for sale offer fuel to ignite the imaginations of young and old.  “You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child.” – Dr. Seuss

Updated: July 18, 2017 1:00 pm MT

Five in a Row Books & Go-alongs

(Additional FIAR go-alongs listed under Science, History, & Fiction categories. You might find other favorites listed below in the Miscellaneous Picture Books section not labeled as FIAR to add to your personalized tubs.)

emperor

 

The Emperor’s New Clothes, Hans Christian Andersen, ill. by Virginia Lee Burton, 1949, 1968, PB, G, pages tanning but not brittle, $2

 

 

madrescue

 

Madeline’s Rescue (small format), Ludwig Bemelmans, 1953, 1992, HB, VG, $3

 

 

scuffy

 

Scuffy the Tugboat and His Adventures Down the River (large format), Gertrude Crampton, ill. by Tibor Gergely, 1946, 1986, HB, G, $3

 

 

friend

 

May I Bring a Friend?, Beatrice Schenk de Regniers, ill. by Beni Montresor, 1964, HB, VG, $4

 

 

prayerchild

 

Prayer for a Child, Rachel Field, ill. by Elizabeth Orton Jones, 1941, 1973, PB, G-, loose page has been taped, $2

 

 

 

They Were Strong and Good, Robert Lawson, 1940, xlib HB, G, $6

 

 

 

 

The Little Island, Golden MacDonald, ill. by Leonard Weisgard, 1948, 1974, PB, G-, cover creases, $2

 

salamander

 

The Salamander Room, Anne Mazer, ill. by Steve Johnson, 1991, 1994, PB, G, $3

 

 

 

Blueberries for Sal, Robert McCloskey, 1948, 1987, PB, G, $2

 

 

 

Time of Wonder, Robert McCloskey, 1957, 1989, PB, VG, $4

 

 

 

littlebear

 

Little Bear, Else Holmelund Minarik, ill. by Maurice Sendak, 1957, 1978, PB, VG, $2

 

 

 

visit

 

Little Bear’s Visit, Else Holmelund Minarik, ill. by Maurice Sendak, 1961, 1979, PB, Fair, heavy cover wear but still good to throw in Make Way for Ducklings FIAR tub, $1

 

 

 

Sam, Bangs & Moonshine, Evaline Ness, 1966, HB, VG, $5

 

 

 

amelia

 

Amelia Bedelia, Peggy Parish, ill by Fritz Siebel, 1963, PB, G, $2

 

 

 

little

 

The Little Engine That Could, Watty Piper, 1930, 2007, HB, G, $3

 

 

obadiah

 

Thy Friend, Obadiah, Brinton Turkle, 1969, HB, G, $5

 

 

Miscellaneous Picture Books

 

Poems and Prayers for the Very Young, Martha Alexander, 1973, PB, G, $2

 

 

 

Grandfather Buffalo, Jim Arnosky, 2006, xlib HB, G+, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

 

firecat

 

The Fire Cat, Esther Averill,1960, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $3

 

 

 

 

The Secret Staircase, Jill Barklem, 1983, 1999, xlib HB, G+, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

peppe

 

Peppe the Lamplighter, Elisa Bartone, ill. by Ted Lewin, 1993, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

madeline

 

Madeline in America and Other Holiday Tales, Ludwig Bemelmans, 1955, 1999, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

gypsies

 

Madeline and the Gypsies, Ludwig Bemelmans, 1959, xlib HB, G, sturdy book with heavy corner wear, $5

 

 

 

summerfolk

 

The Summerfolk, Doris Burn, 1968, HB, G, $7

 

 

tootle

 

Tootle, Gertrude Crampton, ill. by Tibor Gergely, 1945, 1974, HB, large format, G-, cover wear, $2

 

 

marguerite de angelis book of nursery rhymes

 

Marguerite deAngeli’s Book of Nursery and Mother Goose Rhymes, 1954, HB, G+, corner wear, interior nice, DJ, chips & tears, $9

 

 

 

babar

 

Babar Visits Another Planet, Laurent deBrunhoff, 1972, PB, VG, $3

 

 

 

donkey

 

Donkey-donkey, Roger Duvoisin, 1940, 1968, HB, G, $4

 

 

go

 

Go, Dog, Go!, P.D. Eastman, 1961, HB, G, $2

 

 

 

animated

 

Animated Animals, Edward Ernest, ill. by Julian Wehr, 1943, HB over spiral, VG, all tabs & moving parts, mylar covered DJ, $6

 

something

 

Something Different, Eva Knox Evans, ill. by Pelagie Doane, 1942, 1965, HB, VG, 3 school stamps on inside covers & 1st page, $4

 

 

olivia

 

Olivia Saves the Circus, Ian Falconer, xlib HB, Fair, page tears & repairs, mylar covered DJ, $2

 

 

mcbroom

 

McBroom’s Ghost, Sid Fleischman, ill. by Robert Frankenberg, 1971, HB, VG, $3

 

 

 

uncle

 

The Uncle Wiggily Book, Howard R. Garis, 1927, 1961, HB, G-, spine tears & corner wear, inside nice, $5

 

 

house

 

A House Is a House for Me, Mary Ann Hoberman, ill. by Betty Fraser, 1978, 1982, PB, VG, $2

 

 

one

 

One Fine Day, Nonny Hogrogian, 1971, PB, VG, $2

 

 

johnny lions book

 

Johnny Lion’s Book, Edith Thacher Hurd, ill. by Clement Hurd, 1965, xlib Library Rebound, G, $3

 

 

malien

 

Ma Lien and the Magic Brush, Hisako Kimishima, English version by Alvin Tresselt, ill. by Kei Wakana, 1968, xlib HB, G, $5

 

 

 

The Little Fire Engine, Lois Lenski, 1946, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

hill

 

Hill of Fire, Thomas P. Lewis, ill. by Joan Sandin, 1971, PB, G, $2

 

 

 

 

Snipp, Snapp, Snurr and the Reindeer, Maj Lindman, 1957, xlib HB, G-, some cover fraying, $10

 

 

alexander

 

Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse, Leo Lionni, 1969, 2002, HB, VVG, $5

 

 

owl

 

Owl at Home, Arnold Lobel, 1975, PB, Good, $2

 

 

mouse

 

Mouse Soup, Arnold Lobel, 1977, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $3

 

 

black

 

Black and White, David Macaulay, 1990, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

 

 

George and Martha Rise and Shine, James Marshall, 1976, xlib HB, G, $4

 

 

egg tree

 

The Egg Tree, Katherine Milhous, 1950, 1992, xlib PB, G-, $1

 

 

father

 

Father Bear Comes Home, Else Holmelund Minarik, ill. by Maurice Sendak, 1959, 1987, xlib Library Binding, G+, mylar covered DJ, $3

 

 

littlebearfriend

 

Little Bear’s Friend, Else Holmelund Minarik, ill. by Maurice Sendak, 1960, 1998, HB, VG, $4

 

 

moose

 

If You Give a Moose a Muffin, Laura Joffe Numeroff, ill. by Felicia Bond, 1991, HB, G, DJ, $3

 

 

 

Cowardly Clyde, Bill Peet, 1979, xlib HB, G-, laminate covered DJ, $8

 

 

 

How Droofus the Dragon Lost His Head, Bill Peet, 1971, xlib HB, G-, mylar covered DJ, $8

 

 

huge

 

Huge Harold, Bill Peet, xlib HB, Fair, cover is frayed, DJ, $3

 

 

kermit the hermit

 

Kermit the Hermit, Bill Peet, 1965, xlib HB, G-, page tear repairs, cover wear, binding tight, DJ, chips & tears, $4

 

 

rechenkas eggs

 

Rechenka’s Eggs, Patricia Polacco, 1988, 1996, PB, G, $3

 

 

 

henry

 

Henry’s Awful Mistake, Robert Quackenbush, 1980, HB, G, has Parent Magazine’s Reading Program post cards inside that can be torn out, $3

 

 

bullsnake

 

Mr. Yowder and the Giant Bull Snake, Glen Rounds, 1978, HB, G, front hinge loose, $3

 

steamboat

 

Mr. Yowder and the Steamboat, Glen Rounds, 1977, HB, G+, $4

 

 

brother

 

Brother Jack, Clo Era Sewell, ill. by Michael Berry, 1946, HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $6

 

acrobat

 

The Acrobat & the Angel, Mark Shannon, ill. by David Shannon, 1999, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

tired

 

We Were Tired of Living in a House, Liesel Moak Skorpen, ill. by Doris Burn, 1969, xlib HB, Fair, spine taped, some pages taped at hinge, title pages glued together, back end page glued to last page, text not affected & clean & nice, $9

 

doctor

 

Doctor DeSoto, William Steig, 1982, xlib HB, G, mylar covered, $5

 

 

mitten

 

The Mitten, Alvin Tresselt, ill. by Yaroslava, 1964, HB, G, coloring on front end papers, $4

 

 

a is for annabelle

 

A is for Annabelle, Tasha Tudor, 1954, thick PB, G+, $4

 

 

 

The Biggest Bear, Lynd Ward, 1952, PB, G-, $2

 

 

king1

 

The King and the Whirlybird, Mabel Watts, ill. by Harold Berson, 1969, HB, G+, $3

 

 

 

 

Dance at Grandpa’s, My First Little House Books, Laura Ingalls Wilder, ill. by Renee Graef, 1994, PB, VG, $4

 

 

 

The Deer in the Wood, My First Little House Books, Laura Ingalls Wilder, ill. by Renee Graef, 1996, HB, VG, $7

 

 

music music for everyone

 

Music, Music for Everyone, Vera B. Williams, 1984, PB, G+, $3

 

 

quick

 

Quick as a Cricket, Audrey Wood, ill. by Don Wood, 1982, 2000, HB, G, $4

 

 

harry

 

Harry and the Lady Next Door, Gene Zion, 1960, xlib HB, G, $3

 

 

 

dirty

 

Harry the Dirty Dog, Gene Zion, 1956, HB, VG, $4

 

 

hbj3Dance to the Music, HBJ Treasury of Literature, 1993, HB, VG, $5      Includes:  Mr. McGill Goes to Town by Jim Aylesworth, Poinsettia & Her Family by Felicia Bond, The Best Friends Club by Elizabeth Winthrop, Matthew and Tilly by Rebecca C. Jones, Henry Goes West by Robert Quackenbush, Tonight Is Carnaval by Arthur Dorros, How Arpilleras Are Made by Arthur Dorros

 

hbjLet’s Shake on It!, HBJ Treasury of Literature, 1993, HB, VG, $5      Includes:  Together by George Ella Lyon, You’ll Sing a Song and I’ll Sing a Song by Ella Jenkins, Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed by Eileen Christelow, Some Things Go Together by Charlotte Zolotow, Whose Baby? by Masayuki Yabuuchi, Who Will Be My Friends? by Syd Hoff, How Joe the Bear and Sam the Mouse Got Together by Beatrice Schenk de Regniers, Friend by Lilian Moore, Very Tall Mouse and Very Short Mouse by Arnold Lobel

 


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