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Dancing Cloud : The Navajo Boy

By: Buff, Mary

Price: $13.18

Publisher: New York, NY, The Viking Press: 1958

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 028138

Condition: Very Good


80 pp, red cloth covered boards w/black lettering & illustration, dj aqua w/wht lettering w/blu-brown-wht illustrated front & back, color illustrated endpapers. The book portrays the everyday life of a young Navajo boy, Dancing Cloud, and his sister, Lost Tooth. The book tells of tending the flocks of sheep, shearing the sheep, weaving blankets, adventuring among the buttes, visiting the trading-post and listening to the talk of the elders. dj chipped at the corners & remnants of bookplate on ffep. View more info

Hurry, Skurry, & Flurry

By: Buff, Mary & Conrad

Price: $7.86

Publisher: New York, NY, The Viking Press: 1958

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 049393

Condition: Good


72 pp, tan clothcovered boards w/grey illustrated front cover, illustration on the ffep & rfep. The lives of three squirrels in the forest from when they are born through the four seasons. Flurry is carried away by a hawk, and Skurry has gone to some other part of the forest to live. Hurry meets another squirrel, Silver, and they work to build a home. front board soiled, stain on bottom edge of first eight pages. View more info

Big Tree

By: Buff, Mary & Conrad

Price: $55.04

Publisher: New York, NY, The Viking Press: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040436

Condition: Very Good


80 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/dark brown illustration of two owls in nest on the front cover and dark brown lettering on the spine, dj green-brown w/wraparound illustration. The story of a Sequoia tree named Wawona - from the time, before recorded history, when he was a little seed packed tightly in a cone with two hundred others, who survived the widely varied attacks of enemies through twenty-five centuries. The book tells of the different animals that lived around and in the tree. dj several small tears on top & bottom edges, prev owner wrote name on the ffep & date christmas 1946... View more info

Hah-Nee of the Cliff Dwellers

By: Buff, Mary & Conrad

Price: $37.40

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1956

Seller ID: 034624

Condition: Very Good


71 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/pink illustration & lettering on the front cover & pink lettering on hte spine, dj blu-green-brown-tan color illustrated front & rear panels w/blue spine w/black lettering. A story based on the history of a now-vanished people, the cliffdwellers. The story was set around 1276 when the Great Drought caused the family to leave the cliffs and start a new life in the land of the Great River. View more info