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Books from the 1970s
(Sorted by copyright date of Illustrations. Click on image to see sample pages)

*** Caldecott Winner                        * Caldecott Honor                         

1970-1971

* In the Night Kitchen
Maurice Sendak

c.1970
Harper & Row
Apparent First Edition
No further editions/
printings noted 

 

 

The Hopping Knapsack
by Lisl Weil

c. 1970
The Macmillan Co.
First Printing

Coming Soon

 

The Laughing 
Dragon
by Kenneth Mahood

c. 1970
Charles Scribner's Sons
Book Club Edition

Coming Soon

In a Window on
Greenwater Street
by D.J.(Dori) Chaconas
Illustrated 
by Carroll Dolezal

C.1970
Steck-Vaughn Company
First Edition

 

Listen! Listen
Words by Ann Rand
Pictures by Paul Rand

c. 1970
Harcourt, 
Brace & World, Inc.
First Edition


 

 

The Zow-Binger
by Betty Woods
Illustrated 
by Eleanor Anne Lanahan

c.1970
Charles Scribner's Son's


The Dirt Road
by Carol and Donald Carrick

1970
Macmillan 
Publishing Co., Inc
3rd printing


The Beaver Pond
by Alvin Tresselt
Illustrated 
by Roger Duvoisin

c. 1970
Lothrop, Lee & Shepard
First Edition

Steffie and Me
by Phyllis Hoffman
Pictures by
 Emily Arnold McCully

c. 1970
Harper & Row Publishers
Apparent First Edition

The Terrible Tiger
by Jack Prelutsky
Pictures by Arnold Lobel

c. 1970
The Macmillan Company
First Printing

 

 

 

 

The Word-Birds of Davy McFifer
by Barbara Klimowicz
Drawings by Susan Perl

c. 1970
Abingdon Press

Coming Soon

 

The King Who Rained
by Fred Gwynne

c. 1970
Windmill Books/
Simon and Schuster

Coming Soon

 

Clocks and More Clocks
by Pat Hutchins

c. 1970
Macmillan Publishing

Coming Soon

 

The Ice-Cream-
Cone Coot and 
other Rare Birds
by Arnold Lobel

c. 1971
Parents' Magazine Press

Coming Soon

 

Amos & Boris
by William Steig

c. 1971
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Scholastic paperback edition

Coming Soon

 

 

 

 

Here Comes 
Tagalong
by Anne Mallett
Illustrated 
by Steven Kellogg

c. 1971
Parents' Magazine Press

Coming Soon

 

Duck Duck
Story and Pictures 
by Edna Miller

c. 1971
Holiday House
Book Club edition

Coming Soon

 

*Hildilid's Night
by Cheliduran Ryan
Illustrated by Arnold Lobel

c. 1971
The Macmillan Co.
First edition

Coming Soon

 

Mr. Biddle and 
the Birds
by Lonzo Anderson
Illustrated by
Adrienne Adams

c. 1971
Charles Scribner's Sons

Coming Soon

 

I Wonder If 
Herbie's Home Yet
Words by Mildred Kantrowitz
Pictures by Tony DeLuna

c. 1971
Parent's Magazine Press

Coming Soon

 

 

Stand Back
Said the Elephant
I'm Going to Sneeze

c. 1971

Coming Soon


The Fat Cat

1971

Coming Soon


 

Cranberry Thanksgiving

c. 1971

Coming Soon



Christina Katerina and the Box

c. 1971

Coming Soon

 

Benjy and the
 Barking Bird
by Margaret Bloy Graham

c. 1971
Harper & Row
Weekly Reader 
Book Club Edition







Turtle Pond
by Berniece Freschet
Illustrated by Donald Carrick

c. 1971
Charles Scribner's Sons
Apparent First Edition

 

There's One 
in Every Bunch
Robert and Claire Wiest

c. 1971
Children's Press
First Edition

 

Half For You

c. 1971

Coming Soon

 

 

Michael is Brave
by Helen E. Buckley
Illustrated by Emily McCully

c. 1971
Lothrop, Lee & Shepard
 Company
Apparent First edition

 

Hurray for 
Captain Jane!

Story by Sam Reavin
Pictures by 
Emily Arnold McCully

c. 1971
Parents Magazine Press
Apparent First Edition

 

1972-1973

 

 

 

Moose

c. 1972

Coming Soon

 

Clabber Bisquits

c. 1972

Coming Soon

Turnabout

c. 1972

Coming Soon

The Giant Jam Sandwich

c. 1972

Coming Soon

The Bear Who Had
No Place to Go

c. 1972

Coming Soon

 

 

Bear Mouse

c. 1972

Coming Soon

 

 

Down To the Beach

c. 1973

Coming Soon

 

Sniffles

c. 1973

Coming Soon

 

The Pumpkin Smasher

c. 1973

Coming Soon

 

On Mother's Lap

c. 1973

Coming Soon

 


 


Nana Upstairs, 
Nana Downstairs

c. 1973

Coming Soon

 

 

Lost Bear, Found Bear

c. 1973

Coming Soon

 

 

The Cool Ride
in the Sky
Told by Diane Wolkstein
Paul Galdone 
drew the pictures

c. 1973
Alfred A. Knopf
Weekly Reader 
Book Club Edition

Andy

c. 1973

Coming Soon

 

 

Now That Day's
Are Colder

by Aileen Fisher
Designed and Illustrated
 by Gordon Laite
Lettering by Paul Taylor

c. 1973
Bomar Nature Series
 The way of Animals
second Printing

 

1974-1975


 



Dreams

c. 1974

Coming Soon




Oh, A-Hunting
We Will Go

c. 1974

Coming Soon

 

 

The Steamroller
A Fantasy Written 
by Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrated by Evaline Ness

c.1974
22 years after Brown's 
death  by her sister, 
Roberta Rauch
Walker and Company
First Edition


Lyle Finds His Mother

c. 1974

Coming Soon

 

 

Humbug Rabbit

c. 1974

Coming Soon

 

 








Mushroom in 
the Rain

c. 1974

Coming Soon

 

How the Sun 
Was Brought Back 
To the Sky 

c. 1974

Coming Soon

Lion and Blue

c. 1974

Coming Soon


Fit For a King

c. 1974

Coming Soon

 

David & Goliath

c. 1974

Coming Soon

 

 

 

*Strega Nona

c. 1975

Coming Soon

 

Louie

c. 1975

Coming Soon

 

Hullabaloo 
The Elephant Dog

c. 1975

Coming Soon

 

Is Milton Missing?

c. 1975

Coming Soon

 

 

Owliver

c. 1975

Coming Soon

 







Rabbit & Pork Rhyming Talk

c. 1975

Coming Soon

Old Mother Witch

c. 1975

Coming Soon

 

The Bear's Bicycle

c. 1975

Coming Soon

Molly Mullet

c. 1975

Coming Soon

ebbie

c.1975

Coming Soon

 








Morris's
 Disappearing Bag

A Christmas Story by Rosemary Wells

c. 1975
The Dial Press
First Printing

 

Hester

c. 1975

Coming Soon

 

 

Snowman's Secret

c. 1975

Coming Soon

 

 

A Color of 
His Own

c. 1975

Coming Soon

 

The Queen Who Couldn't  Bake Gingerbread
by Dorothy Van Woerkom
Illustrated 
by Paul Galdone

c. 1975
Alfred A. Knopf
First Edition

1976-1977

 

 

 

Simple Pictures
are Best

c. 1976

Coming Soon

 

The Bed Book
by Sylvia Plath
Pictures by
 Emily Arnold McCully

c. 1976 by Ted Hughes
Harper & Row, Publishers
1989 Trumpet Club, 
 paperback edition

 

Hamilton
by Robert Newton Peck
Illustrated by Laura Lydecker

c. 1976
Little, Brown and Company
Weekly Reader 
Book Club Edition

 

I Wish 
I Was Sick, Too!

by Franz Brandenberg
Illustrated by Aliki

c. 1976
Greenwillow Books
First Edition

 

Max
story and pictures
 by Rachel Isadora

c. 1976
Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc.
First Edition

 

 

 

Spring Is

c. 1976

Coming Soon

 

 

Willaby

c. 1977

Coming Soon

 

 

The Train

c.1977

Coming Soon


The Tailypo

c. 1977

Coming Soon

 

 

The Potter's Kitchen
by Rachel Isadora

c. 1977
Greenwillow Books
First Edition

 

 

 

 

The Foundling
by Carol Carrick
Pictures by Donald Carrick

c. 1977
Houghton Mifflin/Clarion
Third printing

 

What Do You Play 
On a Summer Day

c. 1977 

Coming Soon

 

The Proud 
White Cat

c. 1977

Coming Soon

Gertie and Gus

c. 1977

Coming Soon



Walls Are To Be Walked

c. 1977

Coming Soon

 

 

1978-1979



 


Walter
by Laura Joffe Numeroff

c. 1978
Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc.
First Edition

 

Turtle Tale

c. 1978

Coming Soon


What the 
Moon Saw

c. 1978

Coming Soon

 

Oh, Were They Ever Happy

c. 1978

Coming Soon

 

*The Treasure

c. 1978

Coming Soon


 


Quilts in the Attic

c. 1978

Coming Soon

 

Where Wild Willie

c. 1978

Coming Soon

 

The Witch Who 
Lost Her Shadow

c. 1979

Coming Soon

 

Grandfather's 
Cake

c. 1979

Coming Soon

 

Tooley! Tooley!
by Frank Modell

c. 1979
Greenwillow Books
First Edition

 

 




Grasshopper to the Rescue

c. 1979

Coming Soon

 

The King at the Door
by Brock Cole

c. 1979
Doubleday & Company, Inc.
First Edition

 

 

Hans in Luck

c. 1979

Coming Soon

 

 

Ookie-Spooky
by Mirra Ginsburg
(Based on a story by
Korney Chukovshy)
Illustrated by Emily McCully

c. 1979
Crown Publishers, Inc.
First Edition

 

More from 
Hound and Bear

c. 1979

Coming Soon

 

 

 

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