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 a nature detective can find out! This book will show you how to be a nature detective.”(from the back cover)
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)
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 lay out the first railways? The moose is usually up to his neck in water? The otter loves to play slide-down-the-river-bank?
Mark Trail’s famous animal comic strip is full of unusual facts like these. Are you one of the millions of boys and girls who read Mark Trail in your favorite newspaper? Have you, too, wished you could collect his wonderful animal story pictures? Well, we’ve done it for you! Here, at last, is your own collection of Mark Trail animal lore.” (from the back cover)
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!
Here are nine exciting stories of the bold men who risked their lives to bring back priceless treasures from beneath the sea. (from the back cover)
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 cover)
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- greatest cowboy of ’em all
Tony Beaver- axe-swinger of Old Virginny
Febold Feboldson- scientist extraordinary
Mike Fink- king of the keelboatmen
Stormalong- master of the seven seas
Bowleg Bill- conqueror of the horse mackerel
Paul Bunyan- world’s mightiest lumberjack
Fearsome Critters- popping up here and there” (from the contents)
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 themselves clean? Can ants remember things? Can ants figure things out? How do you keep ants? What else do you want to know about ants?” (from the back cover)
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 Valley of the Diamonds.
Ali Baba is a woodcutter who learns the secret of the theives treasure cave.
Ali Cogia is a traveler who is robbed by an old friend and saved by a young boy.
Meet them all in three tales of adventure famous all over the world.
Search For a Living Fossil by Eleanor Clymer TX667
Search For a Living Fossil by Eleanor Clymer, 1st Scholastic paperback printing, TX667, 1966, 121 pages. Illustrated by Jerry Robinson.
DESCRIPTION:“A fish with legs? That’s what it looked like- the strange blue monster from the bottom of the sea. Scientists thought that creatures like this had died out 70 million years ago.
But here it was- a living fossil. Could they find another? That’s when the search began.” (from the back cover)
Two In The Wilderness by Barbara Wolf Thompson TX1497
Two In The Wilderness by Barbara Wolf Thompson, 1st Scholastic paperback printing, TX1497, 1969, 96 pages. Illustrated by William Plummer‘.
DESCRIPTION: “You’re not afraid, are you?’ Pa asks before he leaves. But Tabby is afraid! She and her brother will be all alone in the wilderness for weeks- What if a panther comes prowling, or a bear? Or if lightning sets a fire? And if Pa can’t get back, what will they do? “(from the back cover)