Book Jewels Hot Book List April 2017

Book Jewels Book List April 2017 <<Click the link to download the April issue!



Article by Julie Anna

I love VINTAGE children’s books. After all these years (15!) I still gravitate to the children’s books. I thought I’d give you some insight and helpful links to what to look for in the vintage children’s books market.

Certain children’s books publisher’s titles are very collectible. Publishers like Parent’s Magazine sold books and Weekly Reader Book Club to name a few. These we have sold at one time or another. Most we have sold over and over.

Dooly and the Snortsnoot
Someone bought it on BIN for $20. Our sales have been both $50 and $38 on AZ.


The Pumpkin Smasher

The Crows of Pearblossom

Alexander and the Magic Mouse

Mouse and the Motorcycle

The Pink Motel

Prince Bertram the Bad

Barbapapa’s Ark  There’s a series of these titles that are all collectible.

Poems to Learn and to Read From

Popcorn A Frank Asch Bear Story

How Joe Bear and Sam the Mouse Got Together

Harvey’s Hideout

How Fletcher was Hatched

Miss Suzy

The Ice Cream Cone Coot and Other Strange Birds

The Cookie Tree $22 on AZ (eBay highest sold listing is $17)

Just Only John

Socks for Supper

Miss Twiggley’s Tree

Emmet Otter’s Jug Band Christmas


Top Sellers for the Month

How to Sell Technical Services and Equipment~James Hutton~2005~PB~$50 Thrift $3

The Shotgun Book~Jack O’Connor~1965~HBDJ~$37 FOL $1

How Fletcher Was Hatched~Wende and Harry Devlin~1969~HB~$25 Thrift $3

The Grub Bag~Ita Jones~1971~PB~$18 FOL $1