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22572. AIKEN Joan: COLD SHOULDER ROAD
Red Fox paperback 1996. Spine creased. 8th tale of Dido £3.50

21555. ALLEN Betsy: THE BROWN SATCHEL MYSTERY
Grosset & Dunlap (US) 1978 paperback. Hole punched in front wrap Pages browning Wraps creased & a bit chipped & worn. Connie Blair #3 £4.50

20597. ALLEN Betsy: THE BROWN SATCHEL MYSTERY
Grosset & Dunlap (US) 1978 paperback. Hole punched in front wrap Pages browning Drawings on eps Wraps creased & a bit worn. Connie Blair #3 £3.00

20616. ALLEN Betsy: THE MYSTERY OF THE RUBY QUEENS
Grosset & Dunlap (US) 1978 paperback. Pages browning Wraps creased & worn. #12 & last £7.50

20617. ALLEN Betsy: THE MYSTERY OF THE RUBY QUEENS
Grosset & Dunlap (US) 1978 paperback. Pages browning Wraps creased & a bit worn. #12 & last £7.50

19085. ALLEN Betsy: THE MYSTERY OF THE RUBY QUEENS
Grosset & Dunlap (US) 1978 paperback. Pages browning Wraps creased & worn. #12 & last £4.00

23905. ARTHUR Ruth M: THE AUTUMN GHOSTS
Target paperback 1976. Illus M Gill Pages browning and creased Wraps a bit worn grubby and creased. Original title The Autumn People a ghost story set on a Scottish island £17.50

20618. ARTHUR Ruth M: A CANDLE IN HER ROOM
Knight paperback 1980. Church library stamp Illus Pages browning Wraps creased. 3 generations affected by a slightly evil doll £20.00

23571. BOSTON Lucy M: THE CHIMNEYS OF GREEN KNOWE
Oldknow paperback 2003. Illus Wraps very slightly rubbed. More stories of the family and house - a blind girl and West Indian page in Regency times; runner-up for Carnegie Medal £3.50

20535. BOSTON Lucy M: THE RIVER AT GREEN KNOWE
Faber 1969. Illus Wraps slightly creased & rubbed. Fantasy & magic in this one involving refugee children £3.00

20627. BOSTON Lucy M: THE RIVER AT GREEN KNOWE
Puffin paperback 1976. Illus Page edges browning Pretty wraps slightly rubbed. Fantasy & magic in this one involving refugee children £4.00

23816. BRENT-DYER Elinor M: CHALET SCHOOL & ROSALIE
Armada paperback 1987. Pages browning Sticker on front wrap Slim volume £15.00

20632. BRENT-DYER Elinor M: SCHOOL AT THE CHALET
Armada 1982 paperback. 2nd style Pages browning £1.00

23545. BRENT-DYER Elinor M: SCHOOL AT THE CHALET
Armada 1994 paperback. 4th style Pages browning Wraps slightly creased & rubbed £3.50

19489. BRUCE Mary Grant: BILLABONG'S LUCK
Angus & Robertson 1993 paperback. Generally very good. #11 a chance find helps boost the coffers. Revised & with afterword by Barbara Ker Wilson £2.50

22365. BRUCE Mary Grant: BILLABONG ADVENTURERS
Ward Lock (Australia) paperback 1974. Pages brown Wraps a bit rubbed. #9 of series - treasure hunting during a honeymoon £4.50

22576. COLLINS Suzanne: THE HUNGER GAMES
Scholastic paperback 2012. Name fep Wraps worn & very creased Label partly removed from spine; text pages good. First of an excellent trilogy £1.50

22577. COLLINS Suzanne: MOCKINGJAY
Scholastic paperback 2011. Generally nice copy with label removed from front wrap which is also creased. Second of an excellent trilogy £1.50

22578. COLLINS Suzanne: CATCHING FIRE
Scholastic paperback 2009. Back wrap and last few pages crinkled - possibly have been wet. Third of an excellent trilogy £1.50

20541. CURRY Jane Louise: THE GREAT FLOOD MYSTERY
Hippo paperback 1987. Slight foxing Edges slightly browned Wraps a bit creased & worn. Some present day children look for gold coins lost in Johnstown's 1889 flood. £2.50

23141. DENISON Mary: AT MADAM MURIEL'S
Knight 1980 paperback. Pages browning wraps a bit creased & worn. 2 girls sent to stage school £4.50

22118. DICKINSON Peter: AK
Macmillan paperback 2001. Foredge slightly browned Back wrap & last few pages badly creased Corners a bit creased. A boy soldier in Africa £3.00

21559. EDWARDS Monica: PUNCHBOWL HARVEST
Armada paperback 1966. Pages brown Wraps scraped & quite badly creased £6.00

19867. EDWARDS Monica: SPIRIT OF PUNCHBOWL FARM
Armada paperback 1963. Illus Pages browning Spine creasedd £4.50

20653. EDWARDS Monica: PUNCHBOWL HARVEST
Armada paperback 1966. Illus Pages browning Wraps & spine a bit worn Spine creased Price scraped off front wrap £7.50

21324. ELBOZ Stephen: THE BYZANTIUM BAZAAR
OUP paperback 1996. Corners creased Back wrap a bit indented. Fantasy in the real world £4.00

23811. ENRIGHT Elizabeth: GONE-AWAY LAKE
Scholastic (US) paperback nd. Illus Pages browning Wraps creased £7.50

19096. ESTES Eleanor: GINGER PYE
Puffin paperback 1971. Illus M Gill Page edges browning Wraps a bit worn. Newbery Medal winner Family story in small town USA £2.50

23559. ESTORIL Jean: DRINA DANCES IN EXILE
Simon & Schuster smaller size paperback 1992. Line illus Wraps very slightly creased #3 £5.00

23560. ESTORIL Jean: DRINA DANCES IN ITALY
Simon & Schuster smaller size paperback 1992. Line illus Wraps slightly marked & creased #4 £5.00

22366. ESTORIL Jean: DRINA DANCES IN ITALY
Macdonald larger size paperback 1987. Slightly tapemarked creased rubbed wraps. #4 £4.50

22369. ESTORIL Jean: DRINA DANCES IN EXILE
Macdonald larger size paperback 1987. Illus Wraps slightly creased Spine ends rubbed #3 £6.00

22929. ESTORIL Jean: DRINA'S DANCING YEAR
Macdonald larger size paperback 1988. Wraps creased Spine faded Pages a bit browned £7.50

20657. ESTORIL Jean: DRINA DANCES IN EXILE
Macdonald larger size paperback 1987. Illus Wraps a bit worn & rubbed with labels part removed #3 £5.00

20660. ESTORIL Jean: DRINA DANCES IN ITALY
Macdonald larger size paperback 1987. Illus Blacked out name fep Wraps a bit creased & rubbed and scraped on back. #4 £5.00

20674. FOREST Antonia: THE THUGGERY AFFAIR
Faber paperback 1979. Wraps creased & slightly worn £9.50

23142. GODDEN Rumer: MISS HAPPINESS & MISS FLOWER
Puffin paperback 1978. Illus Wraps slightly creased. A lonely girl tries to build an authentic house for her 2 Japanese dolls £3.50

23377. HARRIS Rosemary: THE SHADOW ON THE SUN
Puffin paperback 1977. Top corner of of pages & front wrap creased Cover illus P Baynes. 2nd of the Moon in the Cloud trilogy £2.50

21710. HARRIS Rosemary: THE BRIGHT AND MORNING STAR
Faber paperback 1990. Pages & wraps a bit creased Spine faded . 3rd of the Moon in the Cloud trilogy set in Ancient Egypt £3.00

20712. HERGE: DOUBLE TROUBLE
Mammoth paperback 1992. Some page marking Wraps a bit creased & rubbed Quarto format. Quick & Flupke strip cartoons originally published in the 1930s/40s £15.00

20684. HOOPER Mary: MAD ABOUT THE BOY
Smart paperback 2002. Wraps patchily faded & a little rubbed. Widowed father marries a woman with a son £2.50

20546. HULL K & WHITLOCK P: THE FAR-DISTANT OXUS
Armada paperback 1971. Illus Ex hospital library 1st couple of pages almost separate Page edges browning Patchily faded wraps with labels Spine creased £2.50

21558. HUNT Wray: BOY OF THE INDIAN FRONTIER
Puffin Story Book 1955 1st thus. Illus Pages browning Wraps scraped & creased. PS93; original title Moti Ram Bahadur; the small son of a native officer in The Regiment in the Punjab who desperately wants to do brave deeds £3.00

23561. IBBOTSON Eva: THE STAR OF KAZAN
Macmillan paperback 2005. Wraps a bit creased. Adventure set in early 20th Century Vienna; a foundling tries to find her mother. Winner of Smarties Book Prize Silver Award £4.50

23572. IBBOTSON Eva: THE DRAGONFLY POOL
Macmillan paperback 2014. A few page corners creased. Magical story of a feisty girl a weird boarding school a ruritanian holiday with the 2nd World War lurking in the background £5.00

23573. IBBOTSON Eva: JOURNEY TO THE RIVER SEA
Macmillan paperback 2002. Generally vg. An orphan girl sets off to live with relatives 1000 miles up the Amazon. Winner of Smarties Book Prize Gold Award shortlisted for Carnegie Medal runner up for Whitbread Children's Book of the Year & Guardian Fiction Award £4.50

23574. IBBOTSON Eva: THE STAR OF KAZAN
Macmillan paperback 2014. Tiny picks on spine ends. Adventure set in early 20th Century Vienna; a foundling tries to find her mother. Winner of Smarties Book Prize Silver Award £4.50

23562. JOHNS Capt W E: BIGGLES THE CAMELS ARE COMING
Red Fox paperback 2003. Bottom edge a bit marked Wraps very slightly creased & bumped. 1st WW stories - so far as I can tell it's not abridged; not sure about updating as it was originally an adult book £3.00

23563. JOHNS Capt W E: BIGGLES IN FRANCE
Red Fox paperback 1993. Label partly removed back wrap. 1st WW stories original published in a Boys Friend Library story paper £3.50

23097. JOHNS Capt W E: BIGGLES THE CAMELS ARE COMING
Red Fox paperback 2003. Generally VG. 1st WW stories - so far as I can tell it's not abridged; not sure about updating as it was originally an adult book £3.00

22120. JOHNS Capt W E: BIGGLES & THE DARK INTRUDER
Knight paperback 1986. Page edges browning Wraps creased & a bit worn Label removed from front £3.00

22121. JOHNS Capt W E: BIGGLES GOES TO WAR
Knight paperback 1986. Page edges browning Wraps creased & a bit worn Label removed from front £3.00

23226. JOHNS Capt W E: BIGGLES TAKES IT ROUGH
Knight paperback 1975. Pages browning Wraps a bit creased £7.50

23229. JOHNS Capt W E: BIGGLES & THE LITTLE GREEN GOD
Knight paperback 1971. Hinges a bit weak Pages brown Wraps a bit creased & worn £7.50

23230. JOHNS Capt W E: BIGGLES INVESTIGATES
Knight paperback 1970. Pages brown Wraps slightly rubbed £7.50

23565. JONES Diana Wynne: HOUSE OF MANY WAYS
HarperCollins 2008 paperback. Foredge a bit marked Corners creased & a bit rubbed. YA 3rd of Howl's Moving Castle £4.50

20693. JONES Diana Wynne: CHARMED LIFE
Collins US 2001 paperback. Illus Corners & spine ends slightly rubbed. Winner of the Guardian Award first story featuring Chrestomanci enchanter and government official in a parallel universe £2.50

20548. L'ENGLE Madeleine: A RING OF ENDLESS LIGHT
Laurel Leaf (US) paperback 1995. Wraps a bit bumped Corners creased. Austin story £4.50

19873. L'ENGLE Madeleine: THE ARM OF THE STARFISH
Hodder paperback 1990. Wraps a bit creased & grubby O'Keefe family suspense story £2.50

19874. L'ENGLE Madeleine: DRAGONS IN THE WATERS
Laurel Leaf (US) paperback 1982. Pages browning Wraps very slightly creased. Polly O'Keefe adventure set on board a liner £2.50

20696. L'ENGLE Madeleine: MANY WATERS
Dell (US) paperback 1987. Wraps a bit creased. 4th of the Wrinkle in Time sequence £3.50

20549. LINGARD Joan: ACROSS THE BARRICADES
Puffin 1995 paperback. Wraps a bit creased. Kevin & Sadie series set in Belfast £2.50

23087. LINKLATER Eric: THE WIND ON THE MOON
Puffin 1972 paperback. Illus N Bentley Inscr Wraps a bit bumped & worn. 2 girls set off to rescue their father; Carnegie Medal winning fantastical romp. £3.50

21417. LOWRY Lois: THE GIVER
HarperCollins paperback 2014. Sticky label mostly removed from wrong wrap Wraps slightly creased & bumped. A boy rebelling against the 'perfect world'; foreword M Mahy £2.50

23378. LYNCH Patricia: THE KERRY CARAVAN
Dent paperback 1976. Wraps a bit grubby and rubbed especially spine ends Page edges slightly foxed. Her last book 2 families set off from Dublin by horse-drawn caravan to start a new life in Co Kerry £10.00

22586. MAGORIAN Michelle: BACK HOME
Puffin paperback 1987. Prize label Wraps slightly creased scraped & marked. A girl returns to England after 5 years evacuated in the USA £3.00

22587. MARTYN Harriet: JENNY & THE NEW GIRLS
Deutsch paperback 1985 1st. Heavily exlibrary Lacks fep Back hinge repaired Well read Wraps worn & creased I'd probably call it a good reading copy - and it's the very scarce last Balcombe Hall story £20.00

23437. McGREGOR RJ: THE SECRET OF DEAD MAN'S COVE
Puffin paperback 1954. Handwritten list of characters inside front wrap Inscrs Possibly lacks fep Wraps a bit worn Small scrape on front where label removed. PS 42. Sequel to The Young Detectives £12.50

21450. McKINLEY Robin: BEAUTY
Corgi paperback 2004. Slightly bumped. A retelling of the story of Beauty & the Beast £3.00

23379. MEDICI PICTURE BOOKS - NIGHTINGALE Sandy (illus by): POEMS
Medici paperback 1981. Full of coloured & bw illus Landscape quarto format with glossy pictorial covers slightly bumped on corners and creased on front £5.00

22919. MEDICI PICTURE BOOKS - TARRANT Audrey: FREDDIE THE TEDDY
Medici paperback 1984. Full of coloured & bw illus Landscape quarto format with glossy pictorial covers £4.00

22920. MEDICI PICTURE BOOKS - TARRANT Audrey: PIP SQUEAK'S SPRING HOLIDAY
Medici paperback 1979. Full of coloured & bw illus Landscape quarto format with glossy pictorial covers £4.50

22921. MEDICI PICTURE BOOKS - TARRANT Audrey: PIP SQUEAK'S TROUBLE
Medici paperback 1982. Full of coloured & bw illus Landscape quarto format with glossy pictorial covers £4.50

22914. MEDICI PICTURE BOOKS - BRETT Molly: GOODNIGHT TIME TALES
Medici paperback 1982. Full of coloured & bw illus Landscape quarto format with glossy pictorial covers Corners a bit rubbed £3.50

22916. MEDICI PICTURE BOOKS - BRETT Molly: THE PARTY THAT GREW
Medici paperback 1976. Full of coloured & bw illus Landscape quarto format with glossy pictorial covers Corners a bit rubbed £5.00

22917. MEDICI PICTURE BOOKS - BRETT Molly: THE RUNAWAY FAIRY
Medici paperback 1982. Full of coloured & bw illus Landscape quarto format with glossy pictorial covers £7.50

22918. MEDICI PICTURE BOOKS - BURTON Peggy: A CHRISTMAS SURPRISE FOR RACHEL RABBIT
Medici paperback 1990. Full of coloured & bw illus Landscape quarto format with glossy pictorial covers Corners a bit rubbed £5.00

19115. MONTGOMERY L M: A TANGLED WEB
Angus & Robertson (Australia) 1988 paperback. Wraps creased & a bit worn. UK title Aunt Becky began It £3.50

20701. MONTGOMERY L M: A TANGLED WEB
Angus & Robertson (Australia) 1988 paperback. Edges a bit foxed & browned Wraps a bit bumped. UK title Aunt Becky began It £9.00

23438. MORPURGO Michael: KASPAR PRINCE OF CATS
HarperCollins paperback 2008. Illus M Foreman Front wrap creased. Set in the Savoy Hotel and elsewhere in 1912; I really liked this one £3.00

22593. NEEDHAM Violet: THE WOODS OF WINDRI
Nissen 2003 paperback reissue. Original illus Wraps very slightly rubbed £5.00

19116. NESBIT E: THE ENCHANTED CASTLE
Puffin Classic paperback 2004. Line illus HR Millar Wraps very slightly creased £3.00

22125. NORTON Andre: THE MARK OF THE CAT
Legend paperback 1993. Spine creased £3.50

23223. NORTON Andre: THE BEAST MASTER
Puffin paperback 1987. Wraps creased £2.50

20218. NORTON Andre: SORCERESS OF THE WITCH WORLD
Tandem paperback 1970. Pages browning Wraps a bit creased £3.00

21452. O'NEILL Joan: DAISY CHAIN DREAM
Hodder 2003 paperback. Spine creased. #3 of the YA trilogy - a wedding is in the offing £4.50

21721. PARTON Ethel: MELISSA ANN
Puffin paperback 1955. Pages browning Wraps a bit rubbed Spine slightly creased & chipped on ends #79. Family story of 1820s New England £6.00

21722. PEYTON K M: THE EDGE OF THE CLOUD
OUP paperback 1999. Illus Wraps a bit creased. Flambards series Carnegie Medal winner £4.00

20706. POPE Ray: TELFORD & THE AMERICAN VISITOR
Carousel paperback 1973. Pages browning Front hinge weak Wraps creased. A Model-Railway Men Adventure £5.00

20707. POTTER Beatrix: THE COMPLETE ADVENTURES OF PETER RABBIT
Warne 1984 paperback. Full of coloured illus Inscr Wraps a bit grubby & worn Quarto format. Contains The Tales of Peter Rabbit Benjamin Bunny The Flopsy Bunnies & Mr Tod £5.00

21326. RAE Gwynedd: MARY PLAIN IN TROUBLE
Red Knight paperback 1972. Illus J Ede Pages browning Wraps creased & a bit worn Spine faded £8.50

20714. RAE Gwynedd: MOSTLY MARY
Red Knight paperback 1968. Illus J Ede Pages browning Wraps creased & a bit worn £8.50

21566. SAVILLE Malcolm: TREASURE AT AMORYS
Armada paperback 1978. Wraps a bit rubbed £6.50

22718. SAVILLE Malcolm: THE NEGLECTED MOUNTAIN
Armada paperback 1964. Front hinge weak Spine creased Wraps a bit marked. Lone Pine 7 £4.00

20719. SAVILLE Malcolm: SAUCERS OVER THE MOOR
Armada paperback 1976. Pages browning Wraps slightly creased & rubbed. Lone Pine #8 £5.00

20721. SAVILLE Malcolm: SAUCERS OVER THE MOOR
Merlin paperback 1967. Wraps a bit creased & worn. Lone Pine £4.50

24103. SEPETYS Ruta: SALT TO THE SEA
Penguin 2016 paperback. 2 pages loose in middle Spine slightly creased. Set in 1945 a gripping story of 4 young people from different regions trying to escape the advancing Red Army to reach an overcrowded ship. Carnegie medal winner based on an actual event £2.50

19881. SIMPSON Helen: A WOMAN AMONG SAVAGES
Puffin Story Book paperback 1950 1st thus. Foredge slightly browned All round wraps a bit foxed & rubbed #63. The story of Mary Kingsley £3.00

23567. STEVENS Robin: ARSENIC FOR TEA
Corgi paperback 2015. Sticky label removed from front Corners very slightly creased. A Wells & Wong mystery #2 set in a 1930s boarding school and written by 13 year old Hazel Wong £3.50

23568. STEVENS Robin: MURDER MOST UNLADYLIKE
Corgi paperback 2014. Crayon name on pretitle Wraps a bit grubby Corner creased. A Wells & Wong mystery set in a 1930s boarding school and written by 13 year old Hazel Wong #1 £3.50

21724. STORR Catherine: MARIANNE DREAMS
Faber 2006 paperbabck. Illus Corners very slightly rubbed. Haunted by a boy in a lonely house £3.50

20729. STREATFEILD Noel: THE PAINTED GARDEN
Puffin paperback 1967. Illus S Hughes Pages browning Wraps very creased & worn Well loved £3.50

20731. STREATFEILD Noel: THE PAINTED GARDEN
Puffin paperback 1967. Illus S Hughes Page edges browning Edges slightly foxed Wraps slightly chipped £4.00

21571. SUTCLIFF Rosemary: TRISTAN AND ISEULT
Puffin paperback 1981. Illus Pages browning Spine browned Wraps slightly creased £3.00

22371. TREASE Geoffrey: THE HILLS OF VARNA
Knight paperback 1964. Illus Ex school library Pages browning Wraps creased. Search for a lost manuscript in Renaissance Europe £10.00

21331. TREECE Henry: MAN WITH A SWORD
Puffin paperback 1972. Page edges browning Wraps very slightly rubbed. Hereward - Harald Hardrada to William the Conqueror £8.50

21332. TREECE Henry: SWORDS FROM THE NORTH
Puffin paperback 1979. Pages edges browning Wraps slightly creased & worn. Viking mercenaries working for the Byzantine empire £8.50

20751. URE Jean: DREAMING OF LARRY
Corgi paperback 1994. Pages browning Wraps a bit creased & bumped. Teenage story £3.50

20752. URE Jean: DREAMING OF LARRY
Corgi paperback 1994. Wraps a bit rubbed on edges. Teenage story £2.50

21070. URE Jean: STAR CRAZY ME
HarperCollins paperback 2008. Corners slightly rubbed. Bullied girl with a big voice wants to be a rock star £3.50

21495. URE Jean: FORTUNE COOKIE
HarperCollins paperback 2009. Wraps a bit rubbed Label mostly removed from back. Friendship family & pets £3.00

21333. VIPONT Elfrida: THE LARK IN THE MORN
OUP paperback 1973. Ownership stamp fep Page edges browning Wraps slightly rubbed. 1st of the Haverard family series £17.50

21496. VIPONT Elfrida: THE LARK ON THE WING
OUP paperback 1973. Pages browning Wraps a bit creased with small tear on front. 2nd of the Haverard family series £17.50

23569. VOIGT Cynthia: DICEY'S SONG
Collins 2000 paperback. Spine creased Corners rubbed. Newbery Medal winning Tillerman story £2.50

20760. WELCH Ronald: KNIGHT CRUSADER
OUP paperback 1970. Pages edges brown Wraps creased worn & grubby Carnegie medal winning story of the Crusades £7.50

20761. WELCH Ronald: KNIGHT CRUSADER
OUP paperback 1970. Illus Nice clean copy in wraps slightly worn round edges & with creased spine Carnegie medal winning story of the Crusades £10.00

21335. WELCH Ronald: BOWMAN OF CRECY
OUP paperback 1973. Pages browning Wraps very slightly creased & worn. 14th century Carey family story - a young outlaw from the Welsh borders is offered a commission to fight in France with his men £19.50

22372. WELCH Ronald: KNIGHT CRUSADER
OUP paperback 1970. Pages browning Edges slightly foxed Wrap edges rubbed Corners & spine creased Back wrap marked Carnegie medal winning story of the Crusades £7.50

23144. WELCH Ronald: CAPTAIN OF DRAGOONS
Puffin paperback 1977. Illus Page edges browning Wraps a bit rubbed & creased £10.00

21732. WELCH Ronald: ESCAPE FROM FRANCE
Puffin paperback 1978. Wraps a bit creased. A Carey in the French Revolution £9.50

21735. WILDER Laura Ingalls: BY THE SHORES OF SILVER LAKE
Puffin paperback 1974. Illus Page edges browning Spine a bit worn £3.00

23985. WILKINSON Sheena: HOPE AGAINST HOPE
Little Island 2020 paperback. Front wrap creased Small bumps on spine ends. 3rd of a loosely connected trilogy this one set in 1921 Belfast £3.00

20763. WILLARD Barbara: A COLD WIND BLOWING
Macdonald 1988 paperback. Illus Rubber stamp fep Page edges browning. Mantlemass series £3.50

20556. WILLARD Barbara: THE ELDEST SON
Macdonald paperback 1988. Bookshop stamp Page edges browning Wraps a bit creased & worn. Mantlemass series £6.00