We specialise in children's books and children's literature from the 19th century onwards, covering both popular and collectible works.
The Children's Bookshop is located near the border of England and Wales in Hay-On-Wye, in the county of Herefordshire. As our name implies, we sell only children's books. With a stock in excess of twenty thousand books we cater both for children and for collectors, teachers and researchers.
Fix, Philippe. Very Good. 2nd book in Beebo series. Pictorial laminated boards. 24cm x 32cm. Sequel to "The House that Beebo Built." Light wear to edges of covers. Corners of covers and spine ends slightly bumped. Contents clean and unmarked.
Rackham, Arthur. Very Good. Octavo. Blue-grey marbled paper-covered boards. Dark blue cloth spine. Gilt lettering on spine. 161 pages. Rebound, quarter cloth. 'Cheaper edition'. Eight colour plates. Black and white line drawings. Foxing on half title and fore edge. Occasional light spotting to contents. A few page corners at front of book are rounded.
Potter, Beatrix. Very Good. 27cm x 35cm (11x14 inches). A 50-piece jigsaw puzzle of Beatrix Potter's famous character. Puzzle is in its original red cardboard box (22cm x 22cm x 4cm), with red and white label on lid with large illustration of the puzzle design and white lettering. Second white label on side, reading "4. Squirrel Nutkin 50 pieces". The box is bowed, a little worn at edges and slightly faded at the sides, and has old tape marks at the sides and corners. The puzzle itself is ...
Publisher: Frederick Warne and Co
Date published: circa 1950
Description: Potter, Beatrix. Very Good. 27cm x 34cm (11x13 inches). A 50-piece jigsaw puzzle of Beatrix Potter's famous character. Puzzle is in its original red cardboard box (22cm x 22cm x 4cm), with green and white label on lid with large illustration of the puzzle design and white lettering. The box is bowed, a little worn at edges and slightly faded at the sides, and has old tape marks at the sides and corners. The puzzle itself is complete and in excellent condition, with no flaws or damage. Read More
Publisher: Falcon Press
Date published: 1948
Description: Atkinson, Leslie. Good in dw jacket. Octavo. Red cloth-covered boards. Gilt lettering on spine. 135 pages. Some water damage to dustwrapper, especially to back and spine. Faint damp marks on back cover (top edge) and back paste down. Pages not affected. Dustwrapper neatly repaired, and is now generally good. Gilt on spine slightly faded. Some light foxing to fore edge and endpapers. Contents close to VG. Read More
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Date published: 1991
Description: Lynch, P. J. Very Good. Quarto. 94 pages. Copiously illustrated in colour. Contains six stories: "The Selfish Giant", "The Nightingale", "The Devoted Friend", "The Happy Prince", "The Remarkable Rocket" and "The Young King." Minor wear to edges of covers. Contents unmarked. Read More