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Thingamu …..What?? Collectible Book Alert

Some things just are learned as you go along in your trade. This particular series has several books worth about $30.  Click here to see the Thingamujig completed sales on eBay There are several titles in this particular series: Dos and Don’ts Book of Manners Health and Safety Christmas Help

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Where the Wild Things Are – First Edition Points

Maurice Sendak died May 2011.  The latest sale of a true first edition of Where the Wild Things Are was on Abebooks.com sold for $25,000. This is the third highest sale for Abebooks ever. First edition points: 1) Harper & Row, 1963 2) the LOC number on book’s title page

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Get the Home Run Guide Compiled by Janelle Elms

Love this ebook. It is called The Homerun Guide because it’s going to cause you lots of  wins in finds. I was honored to write a vintage children’s book guide for this ebook. If you at all sell on either eBay or Amazon you will certainly benefit from The Homerun

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Russell and Lillian Hoban

A hint to booksellers around the holidays is to overprice vintage children’s books rather than under price. Books tend to sell for more during the holidays. This is true also for the classic Christmas books. Ordinarily these books don’t sell for as much as I have recently sold them for

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Ladybird Books – Vintage Readers

Wikipedia —> With the demise of the traditional Ladybird publishing format has come an increased interest in collecting, often by adults who were children when Ladybird was in its heyday in the 1960s and early 1970s. A great many second-hand Ladybird books are available and it can be an inexpensive

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Dick and Jane Reading Primers

We make great money off the old Dick and Jane books. Here is another sleeper series of books which most sellers will pass by.           . Dick and Jane readers continue to be great sellers. However, the Fun with Dick and Jane (mid 1940s) and the

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Book Pricing Strategy for eBay and Amazon

From my inbox: How do you decide on a pricing strategy for children’s books when there are no books on Amazon in which to guide you?

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Teleconference and Audio Training

This audio interview was very lengthy. It is chock full of sellers’ questions about selling kid’s books online. Please tell me what you think!

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Three Investigators Training Video

The Three Investigators series is a hot series in which to seek. Vintage and highly collectible these are often found in the discarded book sales of the public library. Take a look at my video to find out more:

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D’Aulaire, Ingri and Edgar

D’Aulaire, Ingri and Edgar Keywords: homeschool, vintage, hardcover, HBDJ, D’Aulaire, date if original copy Biography series Written and illustrated beautifully with brightly colored pencil drawings these books are about America’s famous builders and American folktales.  George Washington (1936) is the first of seven books celebrating the lives of explorers, discoverers

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