FS: Year 3--Usborne, timeline, others
I have the following for sale, please cut & paste any items you are interested in & contact me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org The following are in very good condition unless otherwise noted. Items do not include shipping. I will calculate the weight & cost of shipping & e-mail you back. I have items posted on all years, feel free to consolidate purchases & save on shipping. I accept paypal, money orders & checks (w/appropriate time held to clear). Insurance recommended, I pay for delivery confirmation.
Thank you for your help in lightening my shelves.
Barbara in NH
Books for Geography--
Natural America, National Geographic -- $1. Nice. Panoramic patchwork of public lands scattered from coast-to- coast. Tour the wonderful parks w/these amazing photographs. Hardback w/dust jacket.
Wildlife Fact-File. 3 Ring Binder, 10” X 8 ½”, Broken into the following sections—Mammals, Birds, Reptiles & Amphibians, Fish, Insects & Spiders, Primitive Animals, Extinct Animals, Animal Behavior, North American Habitats, World Habitats, Conservation. Tremendous amount of information & photos on each card.
**Binder w/45 cards $2.75
Wonders of the Jungle, From the publishers of Ranger Rick Magazine. Contents: What are Jungles…, & where are they?, Life in the Trees, Life on the Ground, & People & the Jungle. Wonderful photos & information makes the jungle come alive. Hdbk, wear at cover corners. $2.00
Safari, The East Africa Diaries of a Wildlife Photographer, Gunter Ziesler. Lg hdbk w/dust jacket. Fabulous photos that will capture you. Wear to dust jacket, book in vg cond. orig. $24.99, $1.00
Explore a Spooky Swamp, Books for Young Explorers National Geographic. Explore the animals, plants & more in a swamp. Hdbk, vg cond. $2.25.
The King & The Tortoise, Tololwa M. Mollel. Witty retelling of this folktale from Cameroon comes to life in Kathy Blankley’s ill. Complete w/borders in traditional Cameroon design. Hdbk w/dj in like new condition, orig. $14.95, $3.50
Whose Scaly Tail? African Animals You’d like to meet, Henrik Drescher. Join a curious boy as he learns about African animals. Hdbk w/slight wear at several corners. $2.50
The Rooster Who Went to His Uncle’s Wedding, A Latin American Folktale, Alma Flora Ada & Kathleen Kuchera. Ada 1st heard this classic folktale as a little girl in Cuba. Now all the characters come dancing off the page in Kuchera’s cheerful paintings, done in brilliant tropical hues. It’s a banquet you won’t want to miss. Hdbk w/dj, orig. $14.95, $4.50
The Hummingbirds’ Gift, Stefan Czernecki & Timothy Rhodes. Mexican legend about a village famous for its flowers that attract hundreds of hummingbirds. Ages 5-9, hdbk w/dust jacket in gift giving cond. orig. $14.95, $3.75.
When Lion Could Fly & other tales from Africa, Nick Greaves. Conbines animal tales from African Folklore w/fascinating facts about animals native to Africa’s grasslands & rainforests. Plus maps of Africa locating animal habitats. Hdbk w/dj, slight wear to dj & bottom edge of bk cover. Orig. $13.95, $5.50
Ashanti to Zulu, African Traditions. Margaret Musgrove. Artists Leo and Diane Dillon won their second consecutive Caldecott Medal for this stunning ABC of African culture. "Another virtuoso performance. . . . Such an astute blend of aesthetics and information is admirable, the child's eye will be rewarded many times over."--Booklist. ALA Notable Book. Orig. $6.99, $2.00
Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters-An -- $3. Nice. African Tale, Caldecott Honor book. Mufaro's 2 daughters react in different ways to the King's search for a wife - one is aggressive and selfish, the other kind and dignified. The king disguises himself to learn the true nature of both the girls and chooses Nyasha, the kind and generous daughter, to be the queen. orig. $9.00. Small crease on front cover. $2.50 w/other purchase
Magical Tales from Many Lands, retold by Margaret Mayo, Illust. By Jane Ray. 14 folk tales from: Arabic, North American Indian, Japanese, Southern African, Scottish, Caribbean, French, Peruvian, Jewish, Indian, African-American, Australian, Russian, & Chinese. Hdbk w/dust jacket, wonderful addition to any library. Orig. $19.99, $7.75
Stockings of Buttermilk, American Folktales, Edited by Neil Philip, ill. Jacqueline Mair. Beautifully illustrated hdbk w/dj that brings together some of the best traditional stories told in the US—tales that combine practicality & imagination in a uniquely American way. Many of the tales were brought to the US from Europe, & their origins can be traced in English, Scottish, Irish, French, Spanish & German tradition. But wherever they spring from, the tales are filtered through an American consciousness & told in an American Voice. Includes notes on the stories & the state they are from. Orig. $20.00. slight shelf wear to bottom edge of cover. $6.50
The Rainbow Fairy Book, Classic Fairy Tales Edited by Andrew Lang. 31 stories will lavish illustrations feature the best of Lang, Hans Christian Anderson, Perrault, Grimm, as well as folktales of Europe, Africa, Asia & Native America. Beautiful hdbk w/dj, orig. $20.00, $6.75
Other Books we enjoyed--
The Wall Chart of World History from Earliest Times to the Present. 12 X 17 hdbk book w/expanding wall chart. Beautifully color detailed Time Line of History. Slight shelf wear to cover & small spot on back cover that has scratch. $7.50
Ribbons of Time, World History Year by Year Since 1492, Edited by Frank Wallis. An illustrated chart of the most significant things that have happened, year by year, since 1492. It provides both a time line of human achievement, plotting scientific, cultural & technological process. A special US national line covers significant events in the nation’s history since 1600. Covers milestones in politics, war, literature, religion, philosophy, art, architecture, music, the theater & ballet, cinema, science & technology. Hdbk w/dj. Wonderful resource for timelines & much more. $4.75
The Usborne Book of Famous Lives. Includes 5 separate books—Inventors, Scientists, Explorers, Kings & Queens & Famous Women. Remarkable stories of some of the men & women who have made an impact on the world. Wonderful resource! $8.75
Usborne Timelines of World History. Outlines the history of the world, pointing out the most significant landmarks & turning points—wars & revolutions, ground-breaking inventions & discoveries, artistic movements, & the rise & fall of great empires. With over 3,500 dates, it is an indispensable guide to what happened when & where. Crease on back cover. $3.25
50 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet. Dennis Denenberg & Lorraine Roscoe. Includes: Inventors, Authors, Statesman, Athletes, Conservationists, Explorers, Innovators, Educators, Artists, Humanitarians, Scientists, Musicians, & more. Features—Dive in boxes, Power words, Explore More, Hero Hunt & Quotation Sources. $4.75
The Last 1,000 Years, DP a Parragon Publishing Company. Beautifully illustrated large hdbk, DK style presentation with pictures, photos, timelines, maps, biographies of important people, charts & much more. A sample of contents: Vikings, Crusades, Mongol Empire, African Kingdoms, Japan’s Warlords, The Renaissance, Aztecs, Voyages of Discovery The Reformation, Ottomans & Safavids, Slave Trade, Russia Empire, Manchu China, Agricultural Revolution, The French Revolution, Napoleon, South American Independence, European Colonization of Asia, Unification of Italy & Germany, WWI, Russia Revolution, Great Depression, Rise of Fascism, Indian Independence, Israel & Palestine, The Space Race, The End of the Cold War & much more. Reference Pages show timeline w/high lights in Politics, exploration, technology, arts, religion & Daily life. Wonderful book! $9.25
Junior Trivia. IDEAL FOR HOME OR SCHOOL -- COMPACT FOR TRAVEL USE -- FAMILY ORIENTED -- CATEGORIES INCLUDE : ENTERTAINMENT (FAMOUS PEOPLE) - SPORT / GAMES - SCIENCE / COMPUTERS - LITERATURE ' ART WORDS - GEOGRAPY/HY / SPACE - HISTORY / TRADITIONS -- 2592 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS -- HAS 2 SKILL LEVELS : I (5 - 9 YEARS) - II (10 - ADULT). In orig. box. $5.25
The Handy History Answer Book. Rebecca Nelson. Step back in time & uncover the real truth behind the events that shaped the world. Open the pages of this historical guide & get ready for an exciting journey, this easy-to-read questions & answer book will change your attitude about history forever. $3.50
Kingdoms of Asia, the Middle East & Africa, An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Ruling Monarchs from Ancient Times to the Present, Gene Gurney, w/845 illustrations. Wonderful for research & report writing. Includes pictures including people, architecture, etc. specific facts & accomplishments of rulers & their place in history. Hdbk w/dj orig. $24.99, $6.25.
The Religions of Man. Huston Smith. Clear & objective description of the great relisiongs & their appeal to the spiritual aspirations of the different peoples of the world. Orig. $9.95, $1.00
The World’s Great Religions, by Life. Hdbk w/slight shelf wear at edges. Nicely broken down into major areas, photos & customs/traditions.
Volume 1: Religions of the East—Hinduism, Buddhism, & Philosophy of China.
Volume 2: Religions of the West—Islam, Judaism, Faith of Christianity & Life of Christ.
Both books for $5.00
Protestantism, Great Religions of Modern Man. Edited by J. Leslie Dunstan. The Spirit of Protestantism: the God-Man encounter as living experience in history, the primary of freedom & responsibility, & the reflection in Christian belief of the changing human situation. Hdbk w/dj, slight shelf wear. $1.75