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Autographed Children's Books by Michael Hague

Michael Hague was born in California after his parents had emigrated from London following World War II. Hague trained at the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles. His early career was as an illustrator of greeting cards and calendars. He lists his influences as the comics series Prince Valiant and the works of Disney, Japanese printmakers Hiroshige and Hokusai, and turn-of-the-century illustrators Arthur Rackham, W. Heath Robinson, N. C. Wyeth and Howard Pyle.
Michael Hague
Among the books he has illustrated are classics such as The Wind in the Willows, The Wizard of Oz, The Hobbit and the stories of Hans Christian Andersen. He is renowned for the intricate and realistic detail he brings to his work, and the rich colors he chooses. He currently resides in Colorado Springs with his wife, Kathleen and their children. Kathleen Hague also graduated from the Los Angeles Art Center College of Design, and has written several books for children.
Michael Hague's Mother Goose: Acclaimed Illustrator, Michael Hauge, presents fifty of his favorite mother Goose rhymes, all with lively, detail-filled, full-color paintings. Each nursery rhyme's first line is indexed so that you can easily find your favorite. This edition is a delight to read to your youngster.
Hardcover, All ages. Book Plate Autographed by Michael Hague.
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Michael Hague's Mother Goose MC2140 $24.99

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"Old Mother Goose,
When she wanted to wander,
Would ride through the air
On a very fine gander."
Michael Hague's Fairy Tales: From once upon a time to happily ever after, these are the fairy tales everyone knows and loves. Here you will find the princess who kisses a frog, the fairy godmother who changes everything, and the ugly duckling who becomes a graceful swan. Master artist Michael Hague has selected and illustrated this enchanting collection, compiled especially for reading aloud with the whole family.
Hardcover, All ages. Book Plate Autographed by Michael Hague.

Michael Hague's Fairy Tales HC0106 19.99

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Peter Pan (100th Anniversary Edition): The irrepressible Peter Pan first appeared in six chapters of J. M. Barrie's novel The Little White Bird published in 1902, but it was the 1904 play that captured the public's imagination. This beautiful centennial edition celebrates Peter's enduring energy. Michael Hague's lavish illustrations capture the wild, seductive power of this timeless tale.
Hardcover, All ages. Book Plate Autographed by Michael Hague.

Peter Pan (100th Anniversary Edition) MC2457 $25.00

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The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle: When his colleague Long Arrow disappears, Dr. Dolittle sets off with his assistant, Tommy Stubbins, his dog, Jip, and Polynesia the parrot on an adventurous voyage over tropical seas to floating Spidermonkey Island. Doctor Dolittle and his friends brave a shipwreck, find the floating island, and meet the incredible Great Glass Sea Snail -- the keeper of the greatest mystery of all. This new edition, featuring color illustrations by Michael Hague, is sure to bring a whole new generation under the spell of Doctor Dolittle and his animal friends.
Hardcover. Ages 8 - 12. Autograhed Book Plate by Michael Hague.
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The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle HC0021 $28.99

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The Book of Ghosts: If you're weak of heart, beware. Don't turn a page of this book. Or if you dare, do so at your own risk. The tales within it's pages will haunt long after this book is closed, when the lights have dimmed and something -- somewhere -- is lurking. Is it the thunderous beating of a heart, the silent ascent of a headless horseman, or perhaps a demon arrived from the underworld through a secret portal? The master of all things magical, Michael Hague, delves into the formidable realm of ghosts. Adapted from legendary writers Edgar Allan Poe, Washington Irving, Oscar Wilde, and a host of others, the classic ghost stories within this collection will send shivers up and down your spine.
Hardcover, All ages. Book Plate Autographed by Michael Hague.

The Book of Ghosts HC0083 $19.99

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The Book of Pirates: It is glorious to be a pirate king -- especially in this full-bodied collection of eleven classic stories and poems by such masters as Robert Louis Stevenson, Arthur Conan Doyle, J. M. Barrie, Washington Irving, and John Masefield. In his dramatic illustrations Michael Hague takes readers to a faraway world filled with adventure, excitement -- and danger.
Hardcover, All ages. Book Plate Autographed by Michael Hague.
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The Book of Pirates HC0038 $25.99

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The Book of Dragons: For thousands of years, the legendary dragon has inspired awe and wonder in cultures the world over. Fearsome in strength, ferocious in appetite, yet majestic in bearing, this fabulous beast has long been a favorite subject of artists and storytellers. Now Michael Hague boldly captures seventeen classic dragon tales, armed only with the magic of his paintbrush.
Hardcover, All ages. Book Plate Autographed by Michael Hague.
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The Book of Dragons HC8793 $21.99

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Red Dragon Finger Puppet: This 6" Red Dragon Finger Puppet brings to life Michael Hague's Book of Dragons. A great puppet for small hands. Only 2 Available.

Red Dragon Finger Puppet FM2696 $8.95

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Dragon Hand Puppet: A most loveable dragon as you'll ever find. This 14" dragon stage puppet with movable mouth and arms can be ferocious or friendly as the stage show requires. A puppet show script is included on the hangtag. Only 1 Available.

Dragon Hand Puppet FM2823 $19.95

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Blue Dragon: When traveling in the arctic reaches, you must beware the treacherous Blue Dragon! Give this extremely cool puppet a fire in the belly when you animate his mouth, front legs and tail. Only 1 Available.

Blue Dragon FM2437 $15.95

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The Book of Fairies: In stories, songs, and poems, fairies have lived tantalizing close to human folk for centuries. Unpredictable and elusive, they've brought luck and done harm, while people have longed for a glimpse of their magical world. In his illustrations for this rich and varied collection, Michael Hague creates a fabled world that belongs to the fairies. Readers will find themselves transported to fairyland as they read these delightful works and savor the mesmerizing full-color and black-and-white illustrations.
Hardcover, All ages. Book Plate Autographed by Michael Hague.
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The Book of Fairies HC8816 $21.99

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Tooth Fairy Finger Puppet: When children lose a tooth what do they do with it? If they live in the U.S. they put it under their pillow for the tooth fairy. But what if they live in Mexico or Africa? Find out by reading the information card with the Tooth Fairy Puppet. This pretty 7" puppet's dress has a pocket for the lost tooth. Only 2 Available.

Tooth Fairy Finger Puppet FM2383 $11.95

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Good Night, Fairies: "Hop into bed," said Mother as she turned off the light, "and I'll tell you what I know about fairies." So begins a whimsical jouney through the magic and mystery of the fairy world, where marvelous winged creatures paint rainbows, teach birds to sing, hang stars in the evening sky, and welcome children to dreamland. Writen by Kathleen Hague and delicately illustrated by Michael Hague, here is a delightful bedtime book to cherish.
Hardcover, All ages. Book Plate Autographed by Michael Hague.

Good Night, Fairies CB1345 $16.99

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The Book of Fairy Poetry: Sometimes fairies can be benefactors and helpers; ofttimes, tricksters; but always, creatures of sublime beauty and wonder. Here in a sparkling collection, are Michael Hague's favorite fairy poems, illuminated by pictures from this master of fantasy. His fanciful artwork has never looked more otherworldly or beautiful.
Hardcover, All ages. Book Plate Autographed by Michael Hague.
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The Book of Fairy Poetry HC0045 $19.99

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The Teddy Bear's Picnic: A favorite childhood song by Jimmy Kennedy is brought to life by one of America's favorite illustrators.

"If you go down to the woods today
You're sure of a big surprise.
If you go down to the woods today
You'd better go in disguise;
For ev'ry Bear that ever there was
Will gather there for certain, because
Today's the day the Teddy Bears
Have their picnic."

The intrigue conjured up by the teddy bears picnicking independently of their owners continues to capture the imaginations of children everywhare. Michael Hague's illustrations are simultaneously panoramic and detailed.
Paperback, All ages. Book Plate Autographed by Michael Hague.

The Teddy Bear's Picnic MC3474 $7.95

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Family Easter Treasury: Michael Hague has brought together thirty-two of his favorite texts and poems in an exquisite anthology that is a joyous commemoration of Easter. There are entries for the oldest and youngest family members to enjoy. This anthology includes works by such writers as Gerard Manley Hopkins, Emily Dickinson, and Oscar Wilde. 134 pages
Hardcover, All ages. Book Plate Autographed by Michael Hague.
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Family Easter Treasury MC8194 $29.95

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Family Christmas Treasury: Michael Hague's collection of favorite stories, carols, and poems, is divided into three sections of the holiday: Spirit of Christmas, celebrating the holiness of the holiday; Story of Christmas, telling of the Christ child's birth; and Celebration of Christmas, a selection of music, songs, and stories. A perfect gift for every family on your list! 118 pages.
Hardcover, All ages. Book Plate Autographed by Michael Hague.
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Family Christmas Treasury MC0114 $29.95

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Old Mother West Wind: The wonderful Old Mother West Wind stories of Thornton Burgess are paired with enchanting illustrations by Michael Hague so that a new generation of children can enjoy these stories and let their imaginations soar
Hardcover, All ages. Book Plate Autographed by Michael Hague.
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Old Mother West Wind MC2389 $18.95

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The Children's Book of Heroes: "We all need a hero or two to help us stand fast and think right," says William J. Bennett, author of The Book of Virtues. With excerpts chosen for young children, this new treasury presents splendid tales of the valor and indomitable spirit that are a lasting testament to our cherished values. Jackie Robinson stands fast on the playing field - and his strength of character inspires a nation. David slays Goliath - and his faith and bravery give hope to underdogs everywhere. A little boy goes in search of an angel - and finds one who guards him day and night: his own mother. From Abraham Lincoln and Mother Teresa to warriors on the battlefield, real moms and dads, and even young girls and boys, here are worthy and heroic figures all kids can look up to and emulate. Michael Hague has beautifully illustrated the celebration of heroic deeds, both real and fictional, that will delight and inspire millions of young children and their Parents.
Hardcover, All ages. Book Plate Autographed by Michael Hague.

The Children's Book of Heroes SS4450 $24.00

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The Children's Book of Virtues: With selections from The Book of Virtues, from Aesop and Robert Frost to George Washington's life as well as Native American and African folklore, The Children's Book of Virtues brings together timeless stories and poems from around the world. The stories have been chosen especially for a young audience to help parents introduce to their children the essentials of good character: Courage, Perseverance, Responsibility, Work, Self-discipline, Compassion, Faith, Honesty, Loyalty, and Friendship. Lavishly illustrated by Michael Hague, these wonderful stories and the virtues they illustrate come to life on these pages.
Hardcover, All ages. Book Plate Autographed by Michael Hague.

The Children's Book of Virtues SS3530 $24.00

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