Children's Books

Children's picture books provide artists with a wonderful canvas for their work. We have a number of picture books by artists working in the animation industry. A number of our books are autographed by the artist and some of the artists have even added small original drawings inside!

Click on an artist's name above the title to bring up everything we have by that artist.

 
Laura Numeroff, Brian Ajhar, Numeroff, Laura, Ajhar, Brian, Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Kansas City, MO, Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2017, 1st, 9781449480172, 9.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 32 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Ajhar has added a large ink drawing on the half-title page in this first printing. From the publisher: #1 New York Times best-selling author Laura...

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Brian Ajhar, Signed by the artist with a drawing, VF/VF, Doyle, Roddy, Ajhar, Brian, Arthur A. Levine/Scholastic, 2004, 1st, cloth spine, English

A first printing signed with a drawing! From the publisher: "The triumphant finale to Roddy Doyle's hilarious Mack Family tales. Mr. Mack’s...

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Andrea Posner-Sanchez, Lorena Alvarez, Posner-Sanchez, Andrea, Alvarez, Lorena, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Golden Books, New York, 2017, 9781101938348, 8 inches, 6.75 inches, 24 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Lorena Alvarez (Nightlights) illustrates this Little Golden Book retelling of the classic novel! "It's not a dream," whispered Sara. "The Magic is real!"...


Hicotea - Hardcover
  $19.00
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Lorena Alvarez, Alvarez, Lorena, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Nobrow Press, London, 2019, 9781910620342, 11.7 inches, 8.7 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Raina Telgemeier meets Miyazaki with a Latin American twist in this mesmerizing follow-up to the best-selling children's graphic...

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Hicotea - Softcover
  $11.00
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Lorena Alvarez, Alvarez, Lorena, Very Fine, Nobrow Press, London, 2021, 9781910620595, 11 inches, 8 inches, 64 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: The mind-bending, psychedlic sequel to Lorena Alvarez's best-selling graphic novel debut Nightlights is now available in a new...

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Nightlights - Softcover
  $11.00
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Lorena Alvarez, Alvarez, Lorena, Near Fine (light wear on the corners otherwise Fine), London, Nobrow Press, 2019, 11 inches, 8 inches, 56 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Lorena Alvarez's debut book. From the publisher: Every night, tiny stars appear out of the darkness in little Sandy's bedroom. She catches them and...

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Ken Anderson, Anderson, Ken, #918 of 1000 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (nicks to top edge of dustjacket), Laughter/Stabur, Nashua, NH/Detroit, MI, 1992, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 72 pages, 30 full-page color illustrations, hardcover, cloth

A new story and artwork by the longtime Disney artist. A children's picture storybook with 30 full-page color illustrations. Plus a 5-page bio of the artist...

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Signed by the author, Very Fine, Martin Ansolabehere, Bernal, Mitchell, Ansolabehere, Martin, Kreations, 2008, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

"My Germ-Free Bubble Pets, Go Camping is the first in a series of books about two pets --  Jaxx (the dog) and Felicity (the cat) -- who were born...

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Ella Bailey, Bailey, Ella, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Flying Eye Books / Nobrow Press, 2017, 1st, 978191117189, 9.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 32 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

From breakfast to dinner, dusk to dawn, children will love spending the day with this curious young spider monkey. The series focused on the way our...

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Courtney Carbone, Nick Balian, Carbone, Courtney, Balian, Nick, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, Golden Books, 2020, 1st, 9780736439299, 8 inches, 6.75 inches, 24 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: This Little Golden Book retells the exciting story of Disney/Pixar's Onward! Set in a suburban fantasy world, Disney and Pixar's...

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Armand Baltazar, Baltazar, Armand, One of 20 copies with an original drawing signed by the artist tipped-in, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Katherine Tegen Books, New York, 2017, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.75 inches, 624 pages, over 150 full-page color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

One of 20 first printing copies with a Timeless bookplate signed by the artist AND an original drawing of Captain Balsamic on a separate 5x8 inch card....

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Nykko, Nicolas Bannister, Nykko, Bannister, Nicolas, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2009, 1st, 9782800144108, 10.6 inches, 8 inches, 32 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A funny, action-packed wordless graphic novel for kids... and adults! Bannister is a French illustrator, comic book artist and animation character designer....

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Nykko, Nicolas Bannister, Nykko, Bannister, Nicolas, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2010, 1st, 9782800146737, 10.6 inches, 8 inches, 32 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A funny, action-packed wordless graphic novel for kids... and adults! Bannister is a French illustrator, comic book artist and animation character designer....

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Jane Werner, Milt Banta, John Ushler, Werner, Jane, Banta, John Ushler, Milt, Very Fine, New York, Golden Books, 2016, 1st thus, 9780736436335, 8 inches, 6.5 inches, 24 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Join Mickey and Donald as they travel through the far-reaches of space. A new reprinting of the beloved 1952 classic. Illustrated by Milt Banta &...

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Sidonie Farjon, Jean Barbaud, Farjon, Sidonie, Barbaud, Jean, Very Fine, Éditions Chours, Geneva, 2014, 1st, 8.2 inches, 9.6 inches, 32 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Jean Barbaud lends his humorous aviation art to his first children's picture book! "Hummingbird Flying Club: Oscar's First Flight." The Hummingbird...

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Lori Haskins Houran, Brigette Barrager, Houran, Lori Haskins, Barrager, Brigette, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, New York, Golden Books, 2017, 3rd, 9780399552250, 8 inches, 6.75 inches, 24 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Brigette Barrager went through the Character Animation program at CalArts and worked at Pixar and Walt Disney before taking the plunge into children's books...

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Every Little Kindness
  $18.00
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Marta Bartolj, Bartolj, Marta, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2022, 1st, 9781797207926, 9.6 inches, 8.2 inches, 72 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A wordless children's picture book! From the publisher: Follow the trail of good deeds in this beautiful wordless picture book to learn how small acts...

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The Sea-Thing Child
  $15.00
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Very Fine/Very Fine, Patrick Benson, Hoban, Russell, Benson, Patrick, Candlewick, 1999, 1st, 0763608475, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A poignant story about a puffin who finds the courage to retake to the sea, written by Russell Hoban, the author of "The Mouse and His Child" and "Riddley...

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Journey
  $20.00
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Very Fine/Very Fine, Guy Billout, Billout, Guy, Creative Education, 1993, 1st, 0886826268, Hardcover, cloth, English

" Journey is a book of few words but many ideas, a visual “Travel Diary of a Daydreamer.” Noted illustrator Guy Billout’s soft yet...

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Here Be Dragons
  $20.00
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Roger Zelazny, Vaughn Bode, Zelazny, Roger, Bode, Vaughn, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Hampton Falls, NH, Donald M. Grant, 2016, 1st, 1-880418-82-7, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 24 pages, 7 full page color illustrations as well as a full color wrap-around cover, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A new printing of Roger Zelazny's only two children's books, Way Up High and Here There Be Dragons, in affordable Trade Editions. Previously available...

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Way Up High
  $20.00
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Roger Zelazny, Vaughn Bode, Zelazny, Roger, Bode, Vaughn, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Hampton Falls, NH, Donald M. Grant, 2016, 1st, 1-880418-81-9, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 24 pages, 7 full page color illustrations as well as a full color wrap-around cover, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A new printing of Roger Zelazny's only two children's books, Way Up High and Here There Be Dragons, in affordable Trade Editions. Previously available...

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In the Forest
  $20.00
Anouck Boisrobert, Louis Rigaud, Boisrobert, Louis Rigaud, Anouck, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Tate/Abrams, 2021, 12 inches, 6.5 inches, 12 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A wonderful pop-up book which cleverly looks at deforestation and exploitation of a forest as well as rebirth, from the bestselling illustrators of Under...


Possum Come A-Knockin'
  $30.00
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George Booth, Fine/Fine, Van Laan, Nancy, Booth, George, Knopf, 1990, 1st, 396072097, pictorial boards

Slap your thighs and stomp your feet when a rollicking possum comes a-knockin’ in this hilarious read-aloud, as rhythmic and down-to-earth as country...

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Who Invited You?
  $30.00
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George Booth, VF/VF, Fleming, Candace, Booth, George, Atheneum, 2001, 1st, 396072097, pictorial boards

A children's picture book by the New Yorker cartoonist.

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Michael Joosten, Paul Boston, Joosten, Michael, Boston, Paul, Very Fine, Golden Books, New York, 2019, 9780525581826, 8 inches, 6.75 inches, 24 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Little pilots can learn all about exciting airplanes and famous aviators in this high-flying Little Golden Book! Climb aboard and soar the skies with...

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Dennis R. Shealy, Paul Boston, Shealy, Dennis R., Boston, Paul, Very Fine, Golden Books, New York, 2021, 9780593174661, 8 inches, 6.75 inches, 24 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Little conductors and engineers willl love learning all about trains with this non-fiction LGB! All aboard! My Little Golden Book About Trains is a...

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Chien Pourri
  $12.00
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Colas Gutman, Marc Boutavant, Gutman, Colas, Boutavant, Marc, Very Fine, L'Ecole des Loisirs, Paris, 2013, 978-2211211970, 7.5 inches, 5 inches, 54 pages, 32 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French

A humorous children's novel about a mangy but lovable dog profusely illustrated in color by Marc Boutavant. Also known as Mouk, Marc Boutavant's...

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Mindy Mindy Johnson, Lorelay Bove, Mindy Johnson, Mindy, Bove, Lorelay, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Disney Editions, New York, 2019, 9781368028684, 10.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 80 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A great book by friends of the store, Mindy Johnson and Lorelay Bove. Based on Mindy's critically acclaimed Disney Editions title, Ink & Paint: The...

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Victoria Saxon, Lorelay Bove, Saxon, Victoria, Bove, Lorelay, Very Fine, New York, Golden Books, 2009, 8 inches, 6.75 inches, 24 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A Little Golden book adaptation of the film, illustrated by Lorelay Bove, a primary designer on the film. Bove is a visual concept artist at Walt Disney...

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Victoria Saxon, Lorelay Bove, Saxon, Victoria, Bove, Lorelay, Very Fine, Golden Books, New York, 2012, 9780736429726, 8 inches, 6.75 inches, 24 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A Little Golden book adaptation of the film, illustrated by Lorelay Bove , the primary designer of the "Sugar Rush" environment in the film. Bove is a...

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The Last Basselope
  $25.00
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Berkeley Breathed, Fine/Fine, Breathed, Berkeley, Little Brown, 1992, 1st, pictorial boards

A children's picture book featuring Opus the penguin and Bill the cat.

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Drake Brodahl, Brodahl, Drake, Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, New York, Golden Books, 2017, 1st, 9781524769642, 9 inches, 11 inches, 28 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Drake Brodahl's first picture book, and signed by him with a drawing! Drake is a Burbank-based animation artist and illustrator who has exhibited in...

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Lauren Clauss, Glenn Brogan, Clauss, Lauren, Brogan, Glenn, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Golden Books / Random House, New York, 2021, 9780736441773, 8 inches, 6.5 inches, 24 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Illustrated by Glenn Brogan, an artist best known for his poster work. His first Little Golden Book! From the publisher: It's easy to get into the...

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Most
  $75.00
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Dik Browne, Fine/VG (slightly edgeworn) price-clipped dustjacket, Walker, Mort, Browne, Dik, Windmill, 1971, 1st, cloth

"Most is the name of a Princess who always got her own way and did everything she wanted, from driving the royal locomotive into the cotton candy machine to...

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Knihy Dzungli
  $90.00
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Rudyard Kipling, Zdenek Burian, Kipling, Rudyard, Burian, Zdenek, Near Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, Prague, Albatros Praha, 1965, 304 pages, 31 black & white illustrations, many full-page, Hardcover, cloth, Czech

The Jungle Books with scratchboard drawings by Burian of Indian animals, mongeese, seals, etc. Text in Czech.

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L. Frank Baum, Ben Caldwell, Baum, L. Frank, Caldwell, Ben, Near Fine (very light wear, very flat, tight, clean), New York, Sterling, 2019, 1st thus, 9781454935025, 8.5 inches, 5.7 inches, 128 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

Ben Caldwell was the originator and editor of this series of graphic novel adaptations for young adults. Ben wrote and illustrated this adaptation of Baum's...

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Edmond-François Calvo, Calvo, Edmond-François, Limited to 1500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, 9eArt+ éditions / Festival International de la Bande Dessinee, Angouleme, 2020, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 32 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A limited edition facsimile of an incredible animal ABC book by Calvo from 1946, reproduced from the original art. Mr Loyal presents is one of...

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Les Aventures de Rosalie
  $36.00
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Edmond-Francois Calvo, Calvo, Edmond-Francois, light shelf wear, cover rubbing otherwise Fine, Gallimard, Paris, 2012, 1st, 13.8 inches, 10.4 inches, 32 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

Another masterpiece by Calvo, best known for The Beast is Dead which told the story of the Nazis and WWII in a style resembling a Walt Disney cartoon....

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Denis-Pierre Filippi, Silvio Camboni, Filippi, Denis-Pierre, Camboni, Silvio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Los Angeles, Humanoids, 2018, 10.6 inches, 7.8 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: The fantasy adventure trilogy of a young boy's travels through a long-forgotten world where magic still rules. For ages 10+. Young...

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Zombie in Love
  $12.00
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Kelly DiPucchio, Scott Campbell, DiPucchio, Kelly, Campbell, Scott, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Simon and Schuster, New York, 2011, 9781442402706, 11.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 32 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the inside flap jacket: Mortimer is looking for love. And he's looking everywhere! He's worked out at the gym (if only his arm wouldn't keep...

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Arie Kaplan, Elsa Chang, Kaplan, Arie, Chang, Elsa, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Golden Books, New York, 2019, 9781524771638, 8 inches, 6.75 inches, 24 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Illustrated by our pal, Elsa Chang! From the publisher: Illumination's Despicable Me--now retold in a classic Little Golden Book! Meet the...

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Arie Kaplan, Elsa Chang, Kaplan, Arie, Chang, Elsa, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, Golden Books, 2021, 1st, 9780593121405, 8 inches, 6.75 inches, 24 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Illumination's hit animated feature Sing--now retold in the iconic Little Golden Book format--illustrated by Elsa Chang! To save...

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David Lewman, Elsa Chang, Lewman, David, Chang, Elsa, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Golden Books, New York, 2019, 9781984849946, 8 inches, 6.75 inches, 24 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Reunite with Max, Gidget, and all of the pet co-stars in this Little Golden Book illustrated by Elsa Chang! The Secret Life of Pets 2...

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Nancy Parent, Helen Mingjue Chen, Parent, Nancy, Chen, Helen Mingjue, Fine, New York, Golden Books, 2018, 1st, 9780736438452, 8 inches, 6.75 inches, 24 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Art by Helen Mingjue Chen, a visual concept artist at Walt Disney Animation Studios with credits on Paperman, Wreck-It Ralph, Big Hero 6, and other...

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Kevin Somers, Mark Chiarello, Somers, Kevin, Chiarello, Mark, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Santa Cruz, Flesk Publications, 2021, 1st, 9781640410565, 9.5 inches, 7.8 inches, 32 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

Mark Chiarello's ABC book! From the publisher: Alien to Zombie brings everyone's favorite creatures of the night to life like never before--and in...

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Mallory C. Loehr, Joey Chou, Loehr, Mallory C., Chou, Joey, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Golden Books, New York, 2019, 9781984849441, 8 inches, 6.75 inches, 24 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Illustrated by Joey Chou. From the publisher: From the author and illustrator of I'M A UNICORN and I'M A NARWHAL comes a Little Golden Book all about...

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Mallory Loehr, Joey Chou, Loehr, Mallory, Chou, Joey, Very Fine, Penguin Random House, New York, 2022, 9780593308899, 8 inches, 6.5 inches, 24 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Gorgeously illustrated by Disney artist Joey Chou, a magical Little Golden Book all about a playful mermaid! I have a shimmering tail and long long...

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Mallory C. Loehr, Joey Chou, Loehr, Mallory C., Chou, Joey, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Golden Books, New York, 2019, 9780525645764, 8 inches, 6.75 inches, 24 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: From the author and illustrator of I'M A UNICORN comes a Little Golden Book all about an adorable narwhal! I am NOT a unicorn....

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