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Care for Books! by Cindyb

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From  Book Week Online:
This “Care for Books” bookmark by Hardie Gramatky, was available for purchase from the Children’s Book Council for nearly 30 years, but it fell out of print in 2004. With the permission of the CBC, the Gramatky family, and G.P. Putnam’s sons, it has become available to libraries on an as-needed basis.

Hardie Gramatky is the illustrator of the classic children’s book, Little Toot, which has been in print since 1939. It is now available in a Restored Classic edition, which was created by using archived first editions, original paintings, and several full-color manuscript sketches. He lived for many years in Westport, CT.

 

 

 

Other books about book care:

Never let a ghostNever Let a Ghost Borrow Your Library Book: book care guidelines from the Library Secret Service
By Karen Casale
Illustrated by Cecilia Rebora

 
 
 
 
 
SHelf ElfThe Shelf Elf  
by Jackie Hopkins
Illustrated by Rebecca McKillip Thornburgh

 
 
 
Little TootLittle Toot
by Hardie Gramatky

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