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. 

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thingamajigThere are several titles in this particular series:

Dos and Don’ts

Book of Manners

Health and Safety


Help the Easter Bunny



All the hardcovers were published by Ideals Publications in the early 80s and the softcover was published in 1989 (Manners). They have been reprinted but the board book reprints aren’t as valuable and sell slowly.


jolly old santa claus

Here’s another Ideal Publications hardcover to keep your eye out for especially during this time: Jolly Old Santa Claus illustrated by George Hinke, Ideals Publication 1958 softcover sells for $35 or so and frequently. The updated hardcover was reprinted by Candy Cane Press in 2000 and is not as collectible as the 1958 softcover publication.






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