Monthly Archives: February 2012

How To Be A Nature Detective by Millicent Selsam TJ458

  How To Be A Nature Detective by Millicent Selsam, 1st Scholastic paperback printing, TJ458, 1963, 47 pages. Illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats. DESCRIPTION:“Who drank the milk in the cat’s dish? Who ate the food in the dog’s bowl? Only … Continue reading

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Arrow Book of Spooky Stories edited by Edna Mitchell Preston TX331

  Arrow Book of Spooky Stories edited by Edna Mitchell Preston, 3rd Scholastic paperback printing, TX331, 1967, 90 pages. Illustrated by Erwin Hoffman. DESCRIPTION:“Won’t you come in and shiver awhile?” (from the back cover)

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Mark Trail’s Book of Animals (North American Mammals) by Ed Dodd TX165

  Mark Trail’s Book of Animals (North American Mammals) by Ed Dodd, 2nd Scholastic paperback printing, TX165, 1959, 114 pages. Illustrated by the author. DESCRIPTION: “Did you know that – The beaver woos his mate with mud pies? Bisons helped … Continue reading

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Treasure Beneath the Sea by Robert Silverberg TW1932

  Treasure Beneath the Sea by Robert Silverberg, 9th Scholastic paperback printing, TW1932, 1980, 78 pages. Illustrated by Mort Kunstler. DESCRIPTION:“Gold, silver, rubies, pearls, emeralds, diamonds- more riches than Fort Knox could hold- all lying unguarded on the ocean floor! … Continue reading

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The Raccoon and Mrs. McGinnis by Patricia Miles Martin TW2005

  The Raccoon and Mrs. McGinnis by Patricia Miles Martin, TW2005; 1st Scholastic paperback printing; 1971; 46 pages. Illustrated by Leonard Weisgard. DESCRIPTION: “How does this raccoon save his friend Mrs. McGinnis from the two masked bandits?” (from the back … Continue reading

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Ripsnorters and Ribticklers: Famous American Folk Tales retold by Tony Simon TW172

  Ripsnorters and Ribticklers: Famous American Folk Tales retold by Tony Simon TW172, 7th Scholastic paperback printing; 1967; 64 pages. Illustrated by David Lockhart. DESCRIPTION: “Famous American Folk Tales” (from the front cover) “Kemp Morgan -champion oil sniffer Pecos Bill- … Continue reading

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Questions and Answers About Ants by Millicent Selsam TW997

  Questions and Answers About Ants by Millicent Selsam TW997, 2nd Scholastic paperback printing; 1967; 71 pages. DESCRIPTION: “Do ants have baby ants? What do ants eat? How do ants sleep? How do ants wake up? How do ants keep … Continue reading

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Three Famous Stories retold by Edith H. Tarcov TW3029

  Three Famous Stories retold by Edith H. Tarcov, 3rd Scholastic paperback printing, TW3029, 1977, 48 pages.  Drawings by Rainey Bennett. DESCRIPTION: “Sinbad is a sailor who ties himself to the leg of a giant bird and flies into the … Continue reading

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