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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books

Hedgehog's Whimsey Books

355 Chandlers Mills Road, Newport, NH 03773 USA 603 542-1520
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Hi, Folks ... Mom said, 'I need to downsize'. Moving to assisted living, what she couldn't take included 8,000-plus books & records. A decade later, my upcountry barn is bursting. Books multiply as others recycle priorities. I now have 30,000 or more books looking for good homes, and my learning curve has been a roller coaster. I celebrate word-crafters, thought-tumblers, laughter ... the arts of communication at every turn. I preserve, protect, and share. I am also Hedgehog Publishing, 'Words & Pictures by & for Folks with Prickly Backs, Soft Bellies, & Small Brains'.

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Abiyoyo, Based on a South African Lullaby and Folk Story more books like this

by Seeger, Pete (Storysong by) other copies of this book

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Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Scholastic Inc Date published: 2008 ISBN-13: 9780590427203 ISBN: 0590427202

Description: Hays, Michael. Good. No dust jacket as issued. Corner creasing moderate, as is cover wear. 48 p. Includes illustrations. Illustrated covers; 7.5x9in. Music score. Stapled binding. A bit of this storysong's history, with additional commentary by folksinger Seeger, after title page. When his children were young, they caught on that lullabies were propaganda songs; they wanted a story. So, from a footnote to a chosen lullaby, describing it as part of an ancient tale about a monster, Seeger's ... read more

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Michael Jackson more books like this

by Matthews, Gordon other copies of this book

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Edition: First edition. 1st printing. Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: A Wanderer Book / Simon & Schuster Inc. Date published: 1984 ISBN-13: 9780671507954 ISBN: 0671507958

Description: Very good. Front cover, 2 vertical scratches. Remainder mark, bottom near spine. Bottom spine bump. Trade paperback. Glued binding. B&W photos. Audience: Children/juvenile. Music performer biography for youth audience. Many B&W photos include 8 pages from 1984 Grammy Awards. Michael Jackson was born in Gary, Indiana, in 1958, and began performing at age 5 with his older brothers, as The Jackson Five. In 1983, he had sold more records than any other recording artist. Discography at back. read more

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Jingle Bells (A Little Golden Book) more books like this

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Edition: Later printing. Binding: Hardcover Publisher: A Golden Book / Western Publishing., New York / Racine WI. Date published: 1964 ISBN-13: 9780307020734 ISBN: 0307020738

Description: Miller, J P (Pictures by). Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Used but not abused. Minor wear. Illustrated paper over boards, gold paper decorated spine. 24 p. Music score and lyrics on back page. Audience: Children/juvenile. CHRISTMAS EVE SUSPENSE STORY with MUSICAL THEME: Bears are dashing through the snow in this classic travelogue through a rural, pristine winter scene. They are being pulled in their distinctly renewable energy sleigh by a single (unionized) horse. No sleigh-jackers ... read more

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West Side Story more books like this

by Shulman, Irving (Novelization By), And Laurents, Arthur (Book By) other copies of this book

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Edition: 16th printing; Binding: Mass market paperback Publisher: Pocket Books Date published: 1969

Description: Good. No dust jacket as issued. Ex-library. Spine crease, lower right cover crease; corked; good reading copy; x-school, King Philip Regional (MA) 160 p. Red cover w/white & black titles, white spine; Classic NYC teen gang conflicts including intercultural romance, violence. This novelization followed the 1960s Broadway musical; music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, directed & choreographed by Jerome Robbins. read more

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Tracked in the Whites (A Will Buchanan Mystery) used book

Tracked in the Whites (A Will Buchanan Mystery) more books like this

by Eslick, Tom other copies of this book

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Edition: 1st Worldwide printing. Write Way Publishing earlier edition. Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: Worldwide Library., Toronto, Canada Date published: 1999 ISBN-13: 9780373263271 ISBN: 0373263279

Description: Fine. Light cover surface blemishing. Mass market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. 250 p. Worldwide Library Mysteries, 327. Audience: General/trade. Mystery Fiction set in the White Mountain range in New Hampshire, and at the fictional Saxton Mills private high school. Science teacher (and our investigating hero) Will Buchanan has in his hiking orientation group the daughter of an old friend and rock star, Jonathan Tyler. They had loved the same woman. Young Dee Tyler is unhappy, and disappears ... read more

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Hip Kid Hop, Think Again (Rap & Read, with CD) used book

Hip Kid Hop, Think Again (Rap & Read, with CD) more books like this

by Fresh, Doug E other copies of this book

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Edition: First edition. Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Scholastic / One Gazillion Inc., New York. Date published: 2002 ISBN-13: 9780439313872 ISBN: 0439313872

Description: Buckingham, Joseph, Jr (Illustrated by) Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Back cover sticker residue. Inside front corner light damage. Color Pictorial Boards. Color Illustrations. 7.25in square. Audience: Children/juvenile. Music Rapper Doug E Fresh addresses 2 kids who dislike each other. One is new to the other's school. They are different. Fresh's message is color is only skin deep. CD in sealed pouch. read more

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The War of the Flowers, a fantasy used book

The War of the Flowers, a fantasy more books like this

by Williams, Tad other copies of this book

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Edition: Possible book club; no pricing. Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Daw Books. Date published: 2003 ISBN-13: 9780756401351 ISBN: 0756401356

Description: Whelan, Michael (Jacket painting by). Good in very good dust jacket. Small moisture stain top inside front corner, and residue on front black paper covered board. Tight, otherwise clean. Glued binding. Paper over boards. 686 p. Daw Books Collectors, 1225. Five parts to this fantasy saga, complete in one volume, with an "Index of People, Places and Things" at back, like a glossary, w/o page number references. Theo, a down and almost out rock band singer in Northern California goes to a remote ... read more

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Trumpeter's Tale: The Story of Young Louis Armstrong more books like this

by Eaton, Jeannette other copies of this book

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Edition: First edition. Dates match, title & copyright pages. Binding: Hardcover Publisher: William Morrow & Company., New York. Date published: 1955

Description: Fax, Elton C (Illustrated by). Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Minor sun-fade to spine. 191 p. Includes illustrations. Orange cloth over boards. Black spine titles. Black trumpet on cover center. Brown & white end paper steamboat scene. Pen&Ink artwork. Biography for youth of the great pioneering jazz musician and vocalist, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong. Born in a New Orleans slum, he formed his first quartet at age 13, when jazz music was also young and finding its way. read more

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Beating Bully O'Brien more books like this

by Coombs, Karen Mueller other copies of this book

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Edition: 2nd printing. Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: An Avon Camelot Book. Date published: 1991 ISBN-13: 9780380759354 ISBN: 0380759357

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Trade paperback (US). Illustrated cover, bullying scene, 2 youths. Glued binding. Audience: Children/juvenile. Youth fiction: Rocky's father thinks he's a "sissy" because he won't punch the bullying Tink O'Brien back each time O'Brien knocks him around. Rocky thinks fighting is stupid, and he doesn't want to injure his viola-playing hand. So he tells lies at home about his fat lip, but he's got to get creative about teaching O'Brien a lesson. read more

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The Vanishing Violinist (A Joan Spencer Mystery) used book

The Vanishing Violinist (A Joan Spencer Mystery) more books like this

by Frommer, Sara Hoskinson other copies of this book

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Edition: First edition. 1st printing this edition. 26359. Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: Worldwide Library. Date published: 2000 ISBN-13: 9780373263592 ISBN: 0373263597

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Spine creasing. Light edge, cover wear. Mass market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. 251 p. plus publisher ads. Audience: General/trade. Mystery fiction set at the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis. Sleuth Joan Spencer's own future son-in-law is competing; but, is he also involved with a missing and priceless Stradivarius, and the missing owner, a Brazilian beauty? read more

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My Lord, What a Morning used book

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by Anderson, Marian, and Taubman, Howard (Editorial and Critical assistance by) other copies of this book

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Edition: 7th printing, December 1968. 1st printing 1957. Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: An Avon Camelot Book., New York Date published: 1968

Description: Good. No dust jacket as issued. Moisture damage to rear page edges have left moderate wave to block, and bleaching to red. Light staining does not distract from reading. 222 p. Mass-market PB. Red page edges. Music score (title) on end pages. Originally published in 'The Christian Science Monitor', this autobiography carries the reader from the vocalist's childhood in Philadelphia to the stages at the Metropolitan Music Hall and the White House. She began at 6 with singing instruction at church ... read more

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by Michener, James A other copies of this book

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Edition: 1st printing. C-226. Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: Pocket Books, Cardinal Edition Date published: 1957

Description: Dunn, Tom (Cover painting by). Good. No dust jacket as issued. Several front cover vertical creases. 375 p. Vintage paperback at 35 cents. Pulitzer Prize winning collection of short stories that inspired Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical, South Pacific. Michener was a young naval officer during World War II whose duties took him all through the South Pacific and back again. This is the unabridged Cardinal edition. A prior Pocket Book was abridged. read more

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Sting: Every Breath He Takes more books like this

by Cohen, Barney other copies of this book

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Edition: First edition. Presumed first; no print line. Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: A Berkley Book. Date published: 1984 ISBN-13: 9780425076385 ISBN: 0425076385

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Single spine crease. Light edge wear. Mass-market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. 150 p. Audience: General/trade. "Berkley Celebrity Biography" of a young Sting, popular music performer called "#1 Bad Boy of the 80s", the lead singer of The Police, and acting in a starring role in the science fiction movie, Dune. More than 50 B&W photos, many taken on tour and not earlier published. Early in his career, "Sting" was an English schoolteacher, Gordon Summer. read more

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Shout: The Beatles in Their Generation used book

Shout: The Beatles in Their Generation more books like this

by Norman, Philip Ross other copies of this book

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Edition: 1st Warner printing. Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: Warner Books. Date published: 1982 ISBN-13: 9780446303378 ISBN: 0446303372

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Single spine crease. Short top front corner crease. Mass-market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. Center B&W photo section. Audience: General/trade. Music group biography of the 1960s 4-member rock phenomena, from their Liverpool beginnings through their U.S. 'invasion' and culturally enduring presence. The author helped chronicle the Beatles' international story as a 'London Times' correspondent over a 12-year period. Their lives, however, had so many access ... read more

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Mozart more books like this

by Davenport, Marcia other copies of this book

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Edition: 13th printing. Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: Avon Books by arr. w/ Charles Scribner's Sons. Date published: 1979 ISBN-13: 9780380455348 ISBN: 038045534X

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Single spine crease. Slight cover wear. Mass market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. B&W photo section. Snippets of music scores. Audience: General/trade. Biography of the 18th century composer. First published in 1932, and still receiving reviewers' ovations nearly 50 years later with this edition. read more

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The Mystery of the Old Violin (Original Title: the Inn of the Twin Anchors, From the Riddle at Live Oaks) more books like this

by Seaman, Augusta Huiell other copies of this book

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Edition: Later printing. Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Scholastic Book Services Date published: 1960 ISBN-13: 9780590001687 ISBN: 059000168X

Description: Hutchinson, William (Illustrations by). Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Spine tilt. Minor foxing. Tight. Minor top area crease. Age-toning. 112 p. B&W illustrations. Illustrated cover, classic 1960s: blue, gold, peach, white; man w/ crutches looking at violin, children peeking through window. Juvenile mystery: Summer at the beach, and a mystery to investigate, 3 youths study an old man, called The Hermit, and his odd museum. read more

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Lady Sings the Blues (Movie tie-in) used book

Lady Sings the Blues (Movie tie-in) more books like this

by Holiday, Billie, and Dufty, William other copies of this book

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Edition: 4th printing since 1965 1st Lancer. Complete and Unabridged. Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: A Lancer Contempora Book., New York. Date published: 1972

Description: Good. No dust jacket as issued. Soiling; creasing to corners. Cover wear. Pages inside clean; no marks. 191 p. Includes illustrations. B&W photo section, 8p. Mass-market PB. Autobiography: 'Mom and Pop were just a couple of kids when they got married. He was eighteen. She was sixteen--and I was three, ' back cover. Movie tie-in: Paramount Pictures Corporation and Berry Gordy; starring Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams, Richard Pryor; directed by Sidney J Furie; produced by jay Weston and James S ... read more

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Beyond Desire; a Novel based on the Life of Felix and Cecile Mendelssohn. more books like this

by La Mure, Pierre other copies of this book

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Edition: Book Club Edition. Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Random House, New York Date published: 1955

Description: Schwartz, Daniel (Jacket illustration by). Very good in very good dust jacket. Slight edge wear, slight spine sun-fade. 310 p. Red vinyl-type cloth over boards, yellow spine titles. Set in the first half of 19th century Europe. By age 20, Mendelssohn was a well-known composer and conductor. His 3 loves: Italian prima donna Maria Salla, his wife CÚcile Jeanrenaud, and the music of Johann Sebastian Bach, his predecessor. Bach's music and its restoration to public prominance was the love that ... read more

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Bat Jamboree more books like this

by Appelt, Kathi other copies of this book

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Binding: Wraps Publisher: Scholastic Date published: 1997 ISBN-13: 9780590767675 ISBN: 0590767674

Description: Sweet, Melissa. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Minor wear (from reading, we suspect). 28 p. Includes illustrations. 10x10"; Colorful illustrated children's book. At an old drive-in movie arena; 55 bats gather to put on a show. Henceforward, this is a counting book in a rhyming style with song and dance. "...And the show won't be over till the bat lady sings. " read more

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Frosty the Snow Man (Little Golden Book. ) used book

Frosty the Snow Man (Little Golden Book. ) more books like this

by Bedford, Annie North (Retold By) other copies of this book

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Edition: 451-11; Warner/Chapell Music 1989, 'A' in print line. Binding: Hardcover Publisher: A Golden Book / Western Publishing., Racine WI. Date published: 1989 ISBN-13: 9780307004512 ISBN: 0307004511

Description: Super, Terri (Illustrated by) Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Minor edgewear. Clean inside. Back page lower corner crease. First edition. 24 p. 6.5x8in. LGB Publication list inside back cover. Adapted from the song of the same name. "About Frosty": Born in 1950 as subject of a record album, he has since starred in a television special and appeared in Thanksgiving and Christmas parades. Book-lister notes: Frosty has the rare quality of not melting (salt-free diet? ) even in the warmest ... read more

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Book: Very Good

 

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The Joy of Music used book

The Joy of Music more books like this

by Bernstein, Leonard other copies of this book

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Edition: First edition. Anchor Books edition 1st printing. Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Anchor Books. Date published: 1994 ISBN-13: 9780385472012 ISBN: 0385472013

Description: Good. Light soiling. Lower moisture-inspired rippling; no odor, no staining. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 315 p. B&W photos; Music graphics. Audience: General/trade. Autobiographical / Music History, Criticism, Appreciation. Conversations about music, and first published in 1954, this first collection by Composer and Conductor Leonard Bernstein, b.1918-d.1990, was considered his most passionate. To Bernstein, all music is one, and his stories have wit, warmth, and intelligence. ... read more

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The Thanksgiving Book: An Illustrated Treasury of Lore, Tales, Poems, Prayers, and the Best in Holiday Feasting used book

The Thanksgiving Book: An Illustrated Treasury of Lore, Tales, Poems, Prayers, and the Best in Holiday Feasting more books like this

by Agel, Jerome (Created by), and Shulman, Jason, and Corey, Melinda (Edited by), and Scott, Willard (Introduction by). other copies of this book

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Edition: First edition. 1st printing. 1987 Blue Cliff Editions copyright. Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Smithmark Publishers., New York. Date published: 1995 ISBN-13: 9780831780203 ISBN: 0831780207

Description: Very good in fine dust jacket. Light top page block shelf soiling. Near fine. Green Paper over boards. Pen&Ink new and archival illustrations. Music scores. Audience: General/trade. It was Sarah Josepha Hale, longtime editor of Godey's Lady's Book periodical who worked to create Thanksgiving as a National Holiday, rather than a state-by-state event without consistency. President Abraham Lincoln in 1863 heard her plea and called for 2 national events that year. Years later, the tradition began ... read more

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Michael Jackson more books like this

by Matthews, Gordon other copies of this book

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Edition: First edition. 1st printing this edition. Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: A Wanderer Book / Simon & Schuster Inc. Date published: 1984 ISBN-13: 9780671507954 ISBN: 0671507958

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Interior clean and unmarked. Cover has light edge and spine fold wear. No creasing. Back cover, zigzag 2-inch long scratch. Trade paperback, 5.5x8.25in. Glued binding. B&W photos inside. Color cover portrait on stage photo. Audience: Children/juvenile. Music performer biography for youth audience. Many B&W photos include 8 pages from 1984 Grammy Awards. Michael Jackson was born in Gary, Indiana, in 1958, and began performing at age 5 with his older brothers, ... read more

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Official Opry Picture-History Book, Volume 8 Edition 1 more books like this

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Binding: Wraps Publisher: 1992 Opryland USA Inc, Nashville TN. Date published: 1992

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Moderate cover or shelf wear. Inside fine, clean, save for a few contents' list with small ink checkmarks. 176 p. Includes illustrations. Red PB covers, white and yellow titles; covers list in small black print County Music stars, front and back. 8.5x11in. Annual program: Companion biographies and full page color photos for featured performers, each a 2-page spread. 'Opry Shows' p.138-147; several pages featured advertisers w/stories and photos; The Grand ... read more

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Songs and Games: An Exciting Collection for Boys and Girls used book

Songs and Games: An Exciting Collection for Boys and Girls more books like this

by Rosenstein, Nina (Introduction by) other copies of this book

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Edition: 2nd printing. Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Derrydale Books / Random House Value Publishing Date published: 2000 ISBN-13: 9780517101919 ISBN: 0517101912

Description: Anderson, Anne, and Tarrant, Margaret (Illustrated by). Fine. No dust jacket. Illustrated glossy paper over boards. 96 p. Red illustrated end papers. Color Illustrations. Music scores. Contents: Songs (27), Games with Songs (4), Games (27). Charming 19th century style color and B&W illustrations of children together and at play. The Introduction encourages parents and caregivers to make use of the child's natural interest in song and games, to make any gathering with one child or a group a ... read more

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