Alice in Wonderland

Written by Lewis Carroll, Joe Rhatigan, Charles Nurnberg and illustrated by Eric Puybaret

Alice in Wonderland is one of the most wondrous, truly original stories ever written—filled with magical and marvelous happenings. On its 150th anniversary in 2015, Lewis Carroll’s tale of a world gone topsy-turvy gets a unique picture-book retelling of the beginning of Alice’s journey, with elegantly simplified text that keeps all of the astonishing adventures and wide-eyed amazement of the original. What a wonderful Introduction for young children to many of the classic Carroll characters – Alice and The White Rabbit, the Blue Caterpillar, Bill the Lizard and more. Many of the most famous phrases are here— like “Curiouser and curiouser” and “Oh dear, oh dear, I shall be too late” to prepare youngsters for the time they’re ready to read the whole book in its original form.

My ABC Book

Written by Grosset & Dunlap and illustrated by Art Seiden

Discover a treasure trove of beautifully illustrated books with our new series, G+D Vintage! Featuring books from our Wonder Books line originally published in the 1940s, 50s, and 60s, there’s something for every reader in these timeless stories accompanied by classic illustrations. A is for airplane, M is for merry-go-round, and V is for vegetables! Kids will love learning their ABCs with this vintage-illustrated book full of animals, toys, and much more.

The Funny Bunny Factory

Written by Adam Green and illustrated by Leonard Weisgard

Discover a treasure trove of beautifully illustrated books with G&D Vintage! Featuring books from our Wonder Books line originally published in the 1940s, 50s, and 60s, there's something for every reader in these timeless stories with classic illustrations. When hundreds of adorable bunnies make an abandoned factory their new home, they discover treasures like sugar eggs, penny candy, toys, and party hats. But one little bunny isn't interested in any of these discoveries...until he finds carrots!

The Bingity-Bangity School Bus

Written by Fleur Conkling and illustrated by Ruth Wood

Discover a treasure trove of beautifully illustrated books with our new series, G+D Vintage! Featuring books from our Wonder Books line originally published in the 1940s, 50s, and 60s, there’s something for every reader in these timeless stories with classic illustrations. Busby the school bus might be old and clankety, but the children adore him. The adults, however, think he’s ready for the junkyard. Busby decides to run away, and soon finds himself upside down in a field! Thankfully, the children come to the rescue and convince the townspeople to give him a spiffy upgrade. Busby has never looked better!

The Baby Elephant

Written by Benjamin Brewster and illustrated by Peter Burchard

Discover a treasure trove of beautifully illustrated books with our new series, G&D Vintage! Featuring books from our Wonder Books line originally published in the 1940s, '50s, and '60s, there’s something for every reader in these timeless stories accompanied by classic illustrations. Oscar is a baby elephant who loves watching everything around him—there are so many interesting things to see! But when he gets distracted by the peanut man during the circus parade, he loses his mama! Luckily, a kind farmer helps him find her again, and Oscar learns an important lesson: to never to let go of his mama during the parade!

The Animals’ Vacation

Written by Shel Haber and illustrated by Jan Haber

Discover a treasure trove of beautifully illustrated books with our new series, G+D Vintage! Featuring books from our Wonder Books line originally published in the 1940s, 50s, and 60s, there’s something for every reader in these timeless stories with classic illustrations. It’s time for the zoo animals to go on vacation! Their plane makes several stops: a forest for the deer, the North Pole for the polar bear, the mountains for the panda, the jungle for the monkey, and more. But after two months away, the animals are happy to be reunited at the zoo–just in time to welcome Mrs. Kangaroo’s baby!

The Atlas of Fairy Tales

Written and illustrated by Claudia Bordin

Whether it's Little Red Riding Hood wandering through the woods or Alice falling down the rabbit hole, almost every children's classic tells the tale of a protagonist's journey. This atlas depicts those incredible adventures as never before, in stunningly illustrated maps. Enjoy a breathtaking aerial view of Dorothy and her friends following the Yellow Brick Road, or of Pinocchio's travels as he tries to become real.

What the World Needs Now Is Love

Written by Burt Bacharach and illustrated by Mary Kate McDevitt

For anyone who needs to be reminded of the power of love, this beautiful book is the perfect gift! With its soothing lyrics and calming tones, "What the World Needs Now Is Love" has become a beloved song worldwide since its release in 1965. Now, for the first time ever, these captivating lyrics are in book form accompanied by gorgeous illustrations, and perfectly packaged with a ribbon enclosure. Both a reminder of the importance of love and a call to make the world a better place, this book is the perfect gift for anyone you care about--or for yourself when you need some gentle comfort.

Ecclesiastes

Written and illustrated by Cynthia Rylant

In the spirit of her acclaimed Dog Heaven and Cat Heaven, Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant illustrates verses from the King James Bible chapter of Ecclesiastes in a simple yet powerful folk art style. Cynthia Rylant takes the familiar text of the third chapter of Ecclesiastes, as told in the King James Bible, and lovingly illustrates it in her simple but bold style that has been called “stunning” by School Library Journal. As she did with the creation story, Rylant has created a sublime take on a classic story that will appeal to readers of all ages.

A World Full of Animal Stories

Written by Angela McAllister and illustrated by Aitch

Discover a menagerie of animals with this book that brings together 50 best-loved tales from all around the world! Meet the Big Bad Wolf, the Ugly Duckling, and many other favorite characters from classic stories, myths, and legends in these fresh and vibrant re-tellings. Perfect for reading aloud!

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