modern first edition books from Firsts in Print
modern first edition books from Firsts in Print

Children's modern first editions

All of the books on these pages are first editions and first printings

Children's publications and award winners are featured on this page. We hold a wide selection of children's fiction by a large number of writers. It's always worth asking in case we have what you are looking for in stock.



Never Say Die
by Anthony Horowitz


Published: Walker Books, 2017

Fine in illustrated boards, as issued. Latest in the popular series. Signed copy.

Price: £14.99

Never Say Die by Anthony Horowitz


Jonadab and Rita
by Shirley Hughes


Published: Bodley Head, 2008

Fine in ill. boards, as issued. Charming picture book from the author of the Alfie and Dogger books. Rare signed copy.

Price: £20.00

Jonadab and Rita by Shirley Hughes


The Lion and the Unicorn
by Shirley Hughes


Published: The Bodley Head, 1998

Fine in fine wrapper. A lovely book from the writer of the 'Alfie' stories. Signed by Hughes.

Price: £45.00

The Lion and the Unicorn by Shirley  Hughes


The Dangerous Book for Boys
by Conn Iggulden , Hal Iggulden


Published: Harper Collins, 2006

Fine in boards, as issued. Runaway success for boys and men alike!

Price: £55.00

The Dangerous Book for Boys  by Conn Iggulden


And the winner is...
by LL Cool J illustrated by JibJab Media


Published: Scholastic, New York, 2002

Fine US edition in ill. boards, as issued. Includes CD. Signed by actor and rapper LL Cool J.

Price: £18.00

And the winner is... by LL Cool J illustrated by JibJab Media


Kipper's Snowy Day
by Mick Inkpen


Published: Hodder, 2015

Fine paperback,, as issued. First edition thus. The re-issue of this classic children's title, 25 years on. A Christmas classic. Signed by the author.

Price: £6.99

Kipper's Snowy Day by Mick Inkpen


Katinka's Tail
by Judith Kerr


Published: Harper Collins, 2017

Fine in fine wrapper. A new book from the author of The Tiger who Came to Tea and many other classics. Signed by way of a facsimile bookplate, loosely laid-in.

Price: £12.99

Katinka's Tail by Judith Kerr


The Tiger Who Came to Tea
by Judith Kerr


Published: Harper Collins Children's Books, 2013

Fine Slipcase Edition, published to celebrate the 90th birthday of the children's favourite and OBE recipient. Come complete with a pictorial, personalised bookplate with facsimile signature, only offered at her event at the Edinburgh Book Festival in 2014. Kerr does not sign these days due to her advanced years.

Price: £30.00

The Tiger Who Came to Tea by Judith  Kerr


Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Hard Luck
by Jeff Kinney


Published: Puffin, 2013

Fine in ill. boards, as issued. Book 8 in the phenomenally successful series, this copy signed by the author.

Price: £20.00

Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Hard Luck by Jeff Kinney


Time Now to Dream
by Timothy Knapman, Ill. by Helen Oxenbury


Published: Walker Books, 12.99

Fine in fine wrapper. Charming children's book written by the prize-winning Knapman and illustrated beautifully by the perennial illustrator of We're Going on a Bear Hunt, Oxenbury. Signed by both.

Price: £12.99

Time Now to Dream by Timothy Knapman


Kingdom of Ash
by Sarah J Maas


Published: Bloomsbury, 2018

Fine paperback. Simultaneous paperback of the final book in the very popular series. Signed copy.

Price: £9.99

Kingdom of Ash by Sarah J  Maas


The Lost Words
by Robert Macfarlane, Jackie Morris


Published: Hamish Hamilton, 2017

Fine large format book in illustrated boards, as issued. A book that is difficult to categorise but nonetheless beautifully told and illustrated.

Price: £20.00

The Lost Words by Robert  Macfarlane


Mr Peabody's Apples
by Madonna, Loren Long illustrator


Published: Puffin, 2003

Fine in like wrapper. The singer's second book for children. Signed on the dedication page and rare as such.

Price: £150.00

Mr Peabody's Apples by  Madonna


The English Roses - Too Good to be True
by Madonna, Stacy Peterson, illustrator


Published: Puffin, 2006

Fine in like wrapper. Sixth in the series.

Price: £20.00

The English Roses - Too Good to be True by  Madonna


Denver
by David McKee


Published: Andersen Press, 2010

Fine in illustrated boards, as issued. Signed by the author on the title page, who has additionally drawn a picture of a cat on the front free endpaper and signed it.

Price: £12.00

Denver by David McKee

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