Very sweet. Someone else is looking for this book and a viewer suggested William Pene du Bois' Otto books. Search "Sphinx" on your page search and you will see the other query. These books are small and square with illustrated paper covers, I think you would probably remember the format. I can't remember the Sphinx, but the book was not a series. We sold ours for quite a lot ten years ago, but here is the blurb: Delightfully illustrated story of a friendly puppy who grows big as a house. Much like Clifford. Owl helps girl escape witch and dies from spell Can anyone tell me the name of this book?
I looked through 58 children's owl books from our old listings and couldn't find it. Of course Garner's Owl Service is the first book that springs to mind, but it's not that. Help, "children's librarian"! I read this beautiful story about a young adult who lives in an abandoned Carasouel or behind it and then saves a girl from drowning in the ocean.
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He doesn't think much of her at first, he gets a job on the beach at some shop. He soon grows to love the girl. It's a hard story to find and I would love to know the title and Author. Thank you so very much it would mean alot to me! Im looking for 2 books my wife read as a child. The titles "me to mommy me to" and"18 teen cousins and me" Thanks. Our grandchildren have heard us talk about them so much. They are probably from the late 50's. Over the years I have remembered all the books I wanted to from growing up except this one.
Hardback book, newly published, first book I remember with "spelunking" being mentioned in story not title. Brother and sister, pieces of paper or a diary and clues in a cave, maybe in bottles to keep them dry. Recall deliberate parallels to Jules Verne's "Journey to the Center of the Earth" in that I think there was an Uncle and maybe a Professor as well, maybe underground lake.
Could be mixing up some plots as I was a fan of everything from the Danny Dunn series to those with books featuring Mrs. Great site - looked through everything in case I had some answers for others, but the few I did, had been resolved by others. SeriesHello, your wonderfully descriptive query immediately brought to mind one of my childhood favourites. It was a hard cover and there was a picture on the front of Trixie in spelunking gear. That's the only possibility that comes to mind.
Had a picture of her on the front wearing spelunking gear. Thanks for the list!
If any of you have enjoyed any of these books, take a look at the others. They all fit together. I'm not familiar with Five Yard Fuller Didn't mean to short-change Ethelyn M. Parkinson by only mentioning her "Rupert Piper" books. In fact, I probably enjoyed these even more, if that were possible:. My mother gave away books from a series long ago at a yard sale. They were about young girls who survived disasters and danger.
For instance, a blind girl rescued her little baby brother from a house fire, and two girls from Australia were home alone and survived a dingo attack. The series was non-fiction I believe and published in the late 's. The cover of one of the books featured a blonde girl paddling a canoe through a flood.
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I thought it was called "Brave Girls from Around the World," but that's not right. If anyone can think of anything, please let me know!
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Hello, My husband is looking for a book he read growing up with a magic talking oven. That's all he remembers of it, unfortunately. The Phantom Tollbooth reminded him of it. If anybody remembers this childhood book that he read back in the s, please tell me the author and title. It was a quite exciting - someone tries to kidnap them etc,they eventually find the treasure which is hidden behind a waterfall,which turns out to be the Veil of the King Tried all kinds of searches but nothing remotely like it turns up!
Please can you help :. I read this book about 10 years ago and it really made an impact on me. I can not remember the title or the author. The main character was a litle girl with red hair and freckles. She was orphaned and ran away from countless foster homes.
pemafeltasouth.gq It was set in a time when women could not vote and had no free will. Her name was Charlotte. She disguised herself as a boy and went by the name of Charlie. She lived in the barn on a farm that an old man owned and she never told him until he found her. She loved horses and worked for the old man for a long time. Eventually she owned her own ranch, still as Charlie and continued on life as a boy, eventually voting as one. I am looking for a childrens book that I thought was called "the great oak". However, I cannot find it on any searches.
What I remember about the book is that it is about a little boy who is growing up in the middle of Austria during WWII. There is some significance about an oak possibly different type? I believe they were very wealthy. The father dies in a huge explosion that he planned to also kill all the nazis that had taken over their place. The Chestry Oak by Kate Seredy? The country and setting are right. There's a wonderful horse and a boy. He's a prince. It's been a while since I've read it, so I don't know about the explosion.
It has a red jacket and a black horse. We've had many copies over the years and they always sell immediately, but try abebooks. When I was little, I read a book about a boy and a girl named Ruth. I don't remember the boy's name. I remember that those two got into an adventure, and they met some monsters and I think they travelled with a boat at some point.
In the end Ruth loses her ear, and that is all I remember clearly. But I remember the book had a happy ending and the children got home safely. I hope you can help me to find this book! Thank you :. I'm searching for a book I had as a child. The book was pale blue hard cover with black print approximately 7 inches wide by 10 inches high and about pages.
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The illustrations were line-drawings for each project. Some of the projects were model airplanes, model boats, kites, pinwheels, puppets, and games.
I can't remember the title exactly but there were words such as 'a boy can build' and I think it was published in Great Britain after Any title suggestions would be greatly appreciated. The child's hair grew so long, and under the door all the way to where birds built their nests and bugs lived there too I think the child's name was Morgatroyd? Anyhow, my little grand daughter seems encouraged to get her hair washed when I tell her this story.
I used to read this to kids in pre-school in the early 90's. Help me to find this book please? Thank you very much. Trying to remember the name of a children's book, set in England short chapter book with green boards, silver lettering on the cover and spine.