children's books

Award season continued its forward march this week with the announcement of the American Library Association's (ALA) winners of the prestigious Newbery and Caldecott Awards on February 12. This year's Newbery winner was Hello, Universe (Greenwillow Books, 320 pages) by Erin Entrada Kelly, while Matthew Cordell's wordless picture book Wolf in the Snow (Feiwel and Friends, 48 pages) took home the Caldecott Medal.

Signed Books & Children's Books at National Book Auctions

Ithaca, NY—National Book Auctions, located in Ithaca, NY, announces the launch of their next auction catalog.  

This catalog features rare, antique and decorative books as well as select additions of ephemera. Featured is private collection of special and limited editions, along with many volumes signed by authors, illustrators and other contributors. A varied array of antique, vintage and recent children's books are also in this auction, with many signed copies.

Children's Books, Antique Books at National Book Auctions

Ithaca, NY—National Book Auctions, located in Ithaca, NY, announces the launch of their next auction catalog.  

This catalog features rare, antique and decorative books as well as select additions of ephemera. Featured is a second session of selections from a substantial private library that belonged to a leader in the Knights of Malta fraternal order. A varied array of desirable antique and vintage children's books will also be offered, along with a fine private collection of early off-prints and articles.            

Colonial, Vellum & Children's Books at National Book Auctions, Sept. 9

ITHACA, NY—National Book Auctions, located in Ithaca, NY, announces the launch of their next auction catalog.   

This catalog features rare, antique and decorative books as well as select additions of ephemera. Important first editions and children's books are presented across the catalog, including many author-signed copies. An impressive array of early printings dating back to the 16th century will also be offered.           

California bookseller David Brass has uncovered a rare first edition of Edward Lear's famous children's book, A Book of Nonsense. First published in two volumes in 1846, the book includes seventy-two humorous verses, accompanied by Lear's absurd illustrations. The two volumes are bound here in one small quarto in contemporary half red hard-grain morocco over marbled boards.