Many of our customers love tried-and-true vintage books -- those which reflect old-fashioned values, innocence in worldview, a simpler lifestyle, or a detailed approach to fine illustrations. We've created this category for them! Please note that many of these titles are published prior to the mid-70s and may provide a health risk to young children. If you are a book collector, or you need more information about titles in this category, please feel free to contact HSLB!
Numerous illustrations and full descriptions throughout the book give the gardener invaluable information on all kinds of rock gardens -- from a small plot at the edge of a few stone steps, to wall gardens, paved walks and patios, and large areas devoted solely to rock gardening.
Henry David Thoreau was a naturalist, essayist, social critic, and poet. His concern for bringing man into harmony with his environment speaks directly to today's urban sprawl, pollution, and conservation. While rambling through the fields near his beloved Concord, he seems to have probed the s...
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This is a fictionalized chapter book of the life of Andrew Jackson, from his childhood and schooldays, his service as a young soldier, his education as a law student, and his career as a politician and his ascension to President of the United States.
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Describes the parenting roles played by male Darwin frogs, American sea horses, common rheas, marmosets, and Adelie penguins. Also notes differences between human and animal fathers.
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The name Man o’ War has always been magic to Sally, and when she is old enough to have a horse of her own, her grandfather buys her a colt from the Man o’ War line. It’s a risk: they can’t be sure whether or not the colt will have the talent of his ancestor, but they are lucky, and bit by bit the...
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In this colorful introduction to the world of wild animals, little gorillas cling to their mothers, baby jaguars look for food, and tiger cubs doze in the jungle shade. The book is beautifully designed and illustrated by a renowned, longtime favorite Golden artist.
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All through the long summer days Betsy and her friends had played in the summerhouse. But now it was November, and the summerhouse had been boarded up. "What I need," Betsy said to her father, "is a winterhouse to play in." And that is just what her father built for her -- a winterhouse in the...
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An autobiography of the artist, author, children's book illustrator, and cartoonist. Peet describes his difficult childhood and his years in school studying art, but mostly he concentrates on his life as an animator and story editor for Walt Disney Studios, where he worked on such films as "Snow ...
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Birds are among the most captivating creatures on earth. We marvel at their spectacular colors, their streamlined shapes, their ability to fly with grace and ease. Their exuberant vitality enchants us, their mysterious lives tantalize us, and their bewitching melodies uplift our hearts and minds....
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In her latest Texas adventure, everyone's favorite armadillo visits San Antonio. While at the Alamo, she meets Digger Diller, whose Great Great Grand Diller was there during the famous battle. Digger Diller even has Jim Bowie's knife! Bluebonnet thinks he should donate his family treasure to the ...
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The world under a microscope! Spectacular images show butterflies, bees, mosquitoes, ticks, and many other creatures -- some of them magnified thousands of times their actual size. Children will see the sole of a housefly's foot, the eyes of a tsetse fly, the bumpy skin of a greenbottle maggot,...
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