vicki-in-venice Lorna Hill Sadler's Wells Series 1st edition, 1962
Lucie Attwell Kiddies' 1st... painting book
puffin edition of comet in moominland by tove jansson
The Last Battle (final book in Chronicles of Narnia series) Reading this now...oh it's so bittersweet. Anyone else ever get torn about finishing a series?
Peter Pan & Wendy 1931 illustrated by Gwynedd Hudson
by cardboard antlers (moomins, tove jansen)
March House Books Blog: Aesop's Fables; Signed limited edition with superb illustrations by E. J. Detmold.
Tove Jansson. The creator of Moomin characters. Helsinki. Even though she was a swede/finn I think Moomi's are one of the best finnish things ever. Design, caracter, story, moral and emotional appeal wise.
The Sibyl in Her Grave by Sarah Caudwell. Cover illustration by Edward Gorey.
A Book of Nonsense - written & illustrated by Edward Lear (1959).
'The Magic Spectacles and Other Easy-to-Read Stories' by Lilian Moore, illustrated by Arnold Lobel (1965)
I love fairytales and think children do, too. It's fun to read them different versions of their favorites. I remember my daughter loving the Chinese versions of many tales better than the English.