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Collect Interesting Children’s Books

A guide by Ida Sperry

Products sampled from this guide:
Diary of a Spider.
The Secret Garden (HarperClassics).
Howl's Moving Castle.
The Great Big Treasury of Beatrix Potter.
Nutshell Library: Alligators all around / Chicken Soup With Rice / One was Johnny / Pierre.
In the Night Kitchen (Caldecott Collection).
Anne of Green Gables, Complete 8-Book Box Set: Anne of Green Gables; Anne of the Island; Anne of Avonlea; Anne of Windy Poplar; Anne's House of ... Ingleside; Rainbow Valley; Rilla of Ingleside.The original Pippi, I think.
Oh, The Places You'll Go!.
The Complete Tales of Beatrix Potter.
Little Women (Signet Classics).
Three Beloved Classics by E.B. White: Charlotte's Web, Stuart Little, and The Trumpet of the Swan (Boxed Set).Everything by this author is wonderful.
The Snowy Day Board Book.
The 20th-Century Children's Book Treasury: Picture Books and Stories to Read Aloud.
Beauty And The Beast (Children's Classics (Andrews McMeel)).
There's A Boy in the Girls' Bathroom.
The Painting of Swan Cove Island (Cassie Kingston Mysteries).
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A Single Shard.
Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse.
Little House Nine-Book Box Set.Fantastic stories and illustrations.
Holes (A Yearling Book).
Wayside School Boxed Set: Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger, Wayside School is Falling Down, Sideway Stories from Wayside School.
Gregor The Overlander (Underland Chronicles, Book 1).
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Movie Tie-In Edition (Narnia).
The Children's Bible.Truly some of the greatest stories ever told.
M.T. Anderson's Thrilling Tales - Whales On Stilts.
A Year Down Yonder.
Olivia Saves the Circus.I love everything Olivia.
Olivia.
Olivia's Opposites.
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie (If You Give...).
Nancy Drew Starter Set (6 Volumes).Great role model for girls.
Winter's Tale.
Rough Weather Ahead for Walter the Farting Dog.
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale.
Harold and the Purple Crayon 50th Anniversary Edition (Purple Crayon Books).The tv series of this is good too, very gently told.
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs.
The Three Questions [Based on a story by Leo Tolstoy].
Good Night, Gorilla.
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom (Chicka Chicka Book, A).
The Chronicles of Narnia.
Sam Katz on the Loose!.
A Chair for My Mother 25th Anniversary Edition (Reading Rainbow Books).
Wiggle (Bccb Blue Ribbon Picture Book Awards (Awards)).

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1.  Diary of a Spider  by Doreen Cronin
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2.  The Secret Garden (HarperClassics) [Deluxe Edition]  by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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3.  Howl's Moving Castle  by Diana Wynne Jones
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4.  The Great Big Treasury of Beatrix Potter  by Beatrix Potter
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5.  Nutshell Library: Alligators all around / Chicken Soup With Rice / One was Johnny / Pierre [Box set]  by Maurice Sendak
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6.  In the Night Kitchen (Caldecott Collection)  by Maurice Sendak
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7.  Anne of Green Gables, Complete 8-Book Box Set: Anne of Green Gables; Anne of the Island; Anne of Avonlea; Anne of Windy Poplar; Anne's House of ... Ingleside; Rainbow Valley; Rilla of Ingleside [Box set]  by L.M. Montgomery
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8.  Oh, The Places You'll Go!  by Dr. Seuss
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9.  The Complete Tales of Beatrix Potter  by Beatrix Potter
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10.  Little Women (Signet Classics)  by Louisa May Alcott
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11.  Three Beloved Classics by E.B. White: Charlotte's Web, Stuart Little, and The Trumpet of the Swan (Boxed Set) [Box set]  by E. B. White
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12.  The Snowy Day Board Book  by Ezra Jack Keats
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13.  The 20th-Century Children's Book Treasury: Picture Books and Stories to Read Aloud  by Janet Schulman
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14.  Beauty And The Beast (Children's Classics (Andrews McMeel))  by Samantha Easton
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15.  There's A Boy in the Girls' Bathroom  by Louis Sachar
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16.  The Painting of Swan Cove Island (Cassie Kingston Mysteries)  by J. H. Sweet
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17.  A Single Shard  by Linda Sue Park
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18.  Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse  by Kevin Henkes
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19.  Little House Nine-Book Box Set [Box set]  by Laura Ingalls Wilder
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20.  Holes (A Yearling Book) [Student Edition]  by Louis Sachar
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21.  Wayside School Boxed Set: Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger, Wayside School is Falling Down, Sideway Stories from Wayside School [Box set]  by Louis Sachar
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22.  Gregor The Overlander (Underland Chronicles, Book 1)  by Suzanne Collins
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23.  The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Movie Tie-In Edition (Narnia)  by Paul McCusker
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24.  The Children's Bible [Unabridged]  by Golden Books
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25.  M.T. Anderson's Thrilling Tales - Whales On Stilts  by M. T. Anderson
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26.  A Year Down Yonder  by Richard Peck
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27.  Olivia Saves the Circus  by Ian Falconer
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28.  Olivia  by Ian Falconer
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29.  Olivia's Opposites  by Ian Falconer
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30.  If You Give a Mouse a Cookie (If You Give...)  by Laura Joffe Numeroff
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31.  Nancy Drew Starter Set (6 Volumes)  by Carolyn Keene
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32.  Winter's Tale  by Robert Sabuda
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33.  Rough Weather Ahead for Walter the Farting Dog  by William Kotzwinkle
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34.  Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale  by Mo Willems
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35.  Harold and the Purple Crayon 50th Anniversary Edition (Purple Crayon Books)  by Crockett Johnson
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36.  Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs  by Judi Barrett
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37.  The Three Questions [Based on a story by Leo Tolstoy]  by Leo Tolstoy
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38.  Good Night, Gorilla  by Peggy Rathmann
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39.  Chicka Chicka Boom Boom (Chicka Chicka Book, A)  by Bill Martin
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40.  The Chronicles of Narnia  by C. S. Lewis
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41.  Sam Katz on the Loose!  by Frank Radice
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42.  A Chair for My Mother 25th Anniversary Edition (Reading Rainbow Books)  by Vera B. William
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43.  Wiggle (Bccb Blue Ribbon Picture Book Awards (Awards))  by Doreen Cronin
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does it have blank pages to have teachers sign it thru the years? 12 Jun 24, 2014
original book? 1 Jun 21, 2014
really good for graduates 0 May 27, 2014
LHOTP 9 books series on Kindle but pricing not available, why not? 0 Apr 26, 2014
Why are the Little House books not on Kindle yet? 24 Apr 3, 2014
1990 or 2010 edition? 0 Jan 27, 2014
Can't Amazon remove the "kid" reviews? 2 Aug 5, 2013
little house on the prairie for older girls? 3 Jul 10, 2013
Welcome to the Howl's Moving Castle forum 6 May 24, 2013
Did you see Miyazaki's animated version? 10 May 4, 2012
Little House on the Praire 6 Jun 10, 2011
Book series for 6th graders 3 Dec 2, 2010
 
   

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