The Books of Harlin Quist

Book Listing—Chronological Order ---------updated on 11-26-08

1964

Jabberwocky

Jabberwocky - March 1964
2-Color Illustrations by Simms Taback
Published by Dell Publishing.

 

 

 

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol
by Charles Dickens
Illustrated by Rick Schreiter
Published by Dell Publishing.

 

Aesop's Fables:
Illustrated By Ralph Pinto.
Retold by Joan Hirschmann

 

A Child's Garden of Verses Selected Poems
by Stevenson, Robert Louis, Illustrated By Lionel Kalish
Published by Dell Publishing.

 

The Fir Tree,
by Hans Christian Andersen,
Robert L. Anderson,
Retold by Kashin Wheeler.
Published by Dell Publishing.

The Three Bears and Goldilocks
Retold by Sally Laird, illustrated by Winnie Fitch Phelan.

Published by Dell Publishing.

The Twelve Days of Christmas
Illustrated by Don Madden,


Published by Dell Publishing.

The Night Before Christmas Christmas
illustrated by Susan Perl,


published by Harlin Quist, a Dell Publishing book,

The Selfish Giant
Oscar Wilde
2-Color Illustrations by Herbert Danska

Published by Dell Publishing.

The Owl and the Pussycat
and more nonesense

Edward Lear,
Illustrated by Murray Tinkelman

Published by Dell Publishing.


Wynken, Blynken and Nod
Wynken, Blynken and Nod
Poems by Eugene Field
Illustrated by Susan Perl

Published by Dell Publishing.

The House that Jack Built
The House That Jack Built
Designed by Robert L. Anderson and John Bradford

The Lion in Fact and Fiction.
The Lion in Fact and Fiction.
Facts about lions, clarifies myths, then includes fictional.
1966
Two Wise Children
Robert Graves
Illustrations by Ralph Pinto.
The author of I, Claudius writes a fanciful children's story.



 

 

The Eagle in Fact and in Fiction
by Johanna
Johnston,
Drawings by Ralph Pinto
5 x 8, 160,
How the life of the eagle has been intertwined with man's since the time of the Romans to present day. This engaging text retells the legends that have sprung up about eagles, the bald eagle in particular. It describes the use made of the eagle's image as a symbol of nations, tribes, and families and describes how this magnificient bird lives, flies, and cares for its young.
Hubert Crawls Again
by Wendy Stang
Pictures by Robert Anderson
Slash: An Alligator's Story
by Wendy Ann Kesselman
Pictures by Reynold Ruffins
Somebody Came
by Mark Van Doren
Pictures by Lorraine Fox

The Tree
By Eleanore Schmid.
Art by Etienne Delessert

 


Gertrude's Child
(first edition)

Gertrude's Child
Richard Hughes,
Illustrations by Rick Schreiter.

Famous Sally
Famous Sally
By Shirley Jackson.
Illustrations by Charles B. Slackman.

What is a baby?
What is a Baby?
by Geraldine Richelson
Pictures by John E. Johnson

What is a child?

What is a Child?
by Geraldine Richelson,
Art by John E. Johnson

 



What is a Grownup?

 

What is a Grownup?
by Geraldine Richelson,
Art by John E. Johnson

 

This is the because book
by Geraldine Richelson

This is the city book
Distributed by Crown

This is the always book
By Dorothy Freedman
Distributed by Crown Publishers

1967

The Secret Journey
of Hugo the Brat
The Secret Journey of Hugo the Brat
Francois Ruy-Vidal
Illustrations - Nicole Claveloux

The Story of the Four Little Children
Who Went Round the World

by Edward Lear
Illustrations By Stanley Mack.


The Rainbow.
by Mike Thaler,
Illustrated By Donald Leake.


The Whale in Fact and Fiction
The Whale in Fact and Fiction
Robert and Martha Moffett
Illustrated by Ralph Pinto.


HUBERT:
The Caterpillar Who Thought
He Was a Mustache

HUBERT: The Caterpillar Who Thought He Was a Mustache
Wendy Stang, Susan Richards, Robert L Anderson

Distributed by Crown Publishers, 1967

1968

The 14th Dragon
James Seiderman, Grace Mintonye
Various artists. First edition. (This book was later republished with all new illustrations in 1975.)

 

Horns Everywhere
Eleonore Schmid

 

 

Three People
by Carolyn Wolff
Art by Stanley Mack.

Hardcover
Franz Tovey and the Rare Animals
by Wendy Ann Kesselman
Photographs by Norma Holt
Drawings by Eleonore Schmid

The Bright Red Porcupine
The Bright Red Porcupine
Tony Cavin
Art by Nicole Claveloux


He Was There From
The Day We Moved In

 

He Was There From
The Day We Moved In

(alternate cover)

He Was There From The Day We Moved In
Story-Rhoda Levine

Art-Edward Gorey
1969

 


The Herbert Situation.
The Herbert Situation.
by Rhoda Levine,
Art by Larry Ross
Hardbound

GOLD STEPS, STONE STEPS.


GOLD STEPS, STONE STEPS.
By Paul Margulies,
Art by J. K. Lambert

The ABC of Bumptious Beats
By Gail Kredenser
Art by Stanley Mack

 

 

 

 


The Three Trees of the Samurai
(cover image not available)

The Three Trees of the Samurai
Adapted From a Japanese No Play
Text and Pictures by A.M. Cocagnac

Atom, The Little Moon Monkey
Atom, The Little Moon Monkey
By Anne Philipe
Pictures by Jacqueline Duheme

Forest of Lilacs
Forest of Lilacs
by Countess de Segur,
Art by Nicole Claveloux

Millicent the Monster
Millicent the Monster
By Mary Lystad
Art by Victoria Chess

1970


The Teletrips of Alala

The Teletrips of Alala
By Guy Monreal
Nicole Claveloux
A psychedelic children's story about a girl who climbs inside of her television and ventures into a strange and disturbing world. One of the great classics of
Harlin Quist's books.

 

In the Beginning:
a New Interpretation of the Old Testament

By Shirley Van Eyssen. by Van Eyssen, Shirley.
Drawings By Nicole Claveloux,
Charles-Louis Lasalle Loup,
Jean-Claude Perrouin.

1971


The Endless Party

The Endless Party
By Eleanore Schmid.
Art by Etienne Delessert

A retellingof the fable of Noah's ark.


From Bad to Worse-
Silly Tales in Silly Verse

From Bad to Worse-
Silly Tales in Silly Verse
(This is a collection of old European rhymes.)

 

The Pigeon Man
by Jean-Pierre Abraham. Illustrated by Alan E. Cober.

The House on the Hill
by Carola Lepping.
Illustrated by Ilse Noor.
A grandmother writes a letter of welcome to her granddaughter, who is coming to live with her for a year.

The Fine Feathered Friend of My Very Best Friends
by Bernard Bonhomme
Illustrations by
Nicole Claveloux


The Damp and Daffy doings of a Daring Pirate Ship
(German edition shown)
The Damp and Daffy doings of a Daring Pirate Ship
Guillermo Mordillo
AH! ERNESTO!
Story by Marguerite Duras
Pictures (in the book) by Bernhard Bonhomme
English text adapted by Ina C. Jaeger from a translation by Ciba Vaughan

Wheeler!
Wheeler!
Retold By Ruth Cavin. Illustrated by Hans
Manz.

Gertrude and the Mermaid

Gertrude and the Mermaid
Richard Hughes
Nicole Claveloux

Story Number 1-Version 1
Eugene Ionesco
Illustrations by Etienne Delessert

(later reprinted with new illustrations)

 

Story Number 2
(French version)

Story Number 2-Version 1
Eugene Ionesco,
Illustrations by Etienne Delessert

(later reprinted with new illustrations)

Story Number 3

Story Number 3
Eugene Ionesco,
Pictures by Philippe Corentin
for Children Over Three Years of Age


Mister Bird

Mister Bird
By Patrick Couratin


MITKEY ASTROMOUSE

(Cover image not available.)

MITKEY ASTROMOUSE
by Fredric Brown
Pictures by Heinz Edelmann.

NOTE: Heinz Edelman is the artist who did the character design for the film Yellow Submarine. Fredrick Brown is a noted science fiction author.

 

1972
Timothy the Terror.
by Ruth Cavin.
Pictures By Jean-Jacques Loup.
Crazy Cowboy
Guillermo Mordillo
   

The Geranium on the
Window Sill Just Died
But Teacher You Went Right On

The Geranium on the Window Sill Just Died
But Teacher You Went Right On
Albert Cullum
Various Illustrators

(Geranium is probably the most famous of all Quist books, a top seller that appeals to children and adults. Author Cullum is a former educator who wrote 2 other Quist books. This book was later reprinted in 2000 with a different format and illustrations.)

 


You Think Just Because
You're Big You're Right
You Think Just Because You're Big You're Right
Albert Cullum
Various Illustrators

The Man Who Gave Himself Away

The Man Who Gave Himself Away
By Gordon Sheppard
Pictures by Jacques Rozier

Andromeda SR-1

Andromeda SR-1
By Martin Ripkens and Hans Stemple
Art by Heinz Edelman

NOTE: Heinz Edelman is the Czech art director for the 1968 film Yellow Submarine.

Great to Do-Number 1
by Cavin, Ruth other copies of this book Publisher: Jamboree Book/Harlin Quist, 1972

Great to Do-Number 2
by Cavin, Ruth other copies of this book Publisher: Jamboree Book/Harlin Quist, 1972 Description: A generation jumping entertainment. Capers for cutting, Coloring and Carrying on.

Great to Do-Number 3
by Cavin, Ruth other copies of this book Publisher: Jamboree Book/Harlin Quist, 1972

Great to Do-Number4
by Cavin, Ruth other copies of this book Publisher: Jamboree Book/Harlin Quist, 1972

1973


The Delicious Plums
of King Oscar The Bad

The Delicious Plums of King Oscar The Bad
Rick Schreiter



ANIMAL-MAN

ANIMAL-MAN
Alain Herve

When
Henri Galeron,





 

 

Something New Under the Sun.
Illustrated By Tina Mercie.
Text Adapted By Jeanine Larmoth
From a Translation By Ciba Vaughan.
by Patrick Couratin,

The Bear in Fact and in Fiction
Pat Cherr

 

 

  Ong's Hat
Max Howard

A Tree Grew and Birds Flew
(Color
image not available.)

A Tree Grew and Birds Flew.
by Paul Spina
"Most people probably think that Otto, the garbage collector, does not have a very happy job. But Otto, like all other people, has a dream. This book is the story of that dream..."

Eggs Amen!
Eggs Amen! Skillet Rhymes and Scrambled Verses
John Goldthwaithe
"Each time I see a laying hen
Produce an egg I say Amen,
I would not wish, I would not beg
To ever be a chicken egg."

Story Number 4

Story Number 4
Ionesco, Eugene
Pictures by Jean-Michel Nicollet.


For children of any age


Number 24
Number 24
Story and art by Guy Billout.

Billout is a French artist who went on to become a freelance illustrator and a regular contributor to the Atlantic Monthly magazine.

Blackboard Blackboard on the Wall,
Who is the Fairest One of All?
Blackboard Blackboard on the Wall,
Who is the Fairest One of All?

Albert Cullum
Various Illustrators.

 


Here's Looking at You!
Here's Looking at You!
Ed Leander
Various Illustrators.
1974

People Papers
People Papers
Max Howard

Illustrated by the Author
  A Book of A-Maze-Ments
Jean Seisser & France de Ranchin


Shhh!

 

Shhh!
by Patrick Couratin.
Surreal artwork, inspired by Rene Magritte.

1975

Top O' the Tom
by Andrew Colvin
, Pictures by Claude LaPointe

 

 

 

 

Jittery Goose.
by Tom Piper.
Various illustrators: Billout, Chess, Claveloux, Couratin, Mercie, Nicollet, Sumichrast:
Wonderfully odd illustrations in this Mother Goose for adults.
Q is for Crazy.
by Ed Leander.
Jozef Sumichrast.
Collection of nonsense ryhmes featuring the alphabet.
What's the Big Idea?
by Ed Leander,
Illustrated in color by a variety of artists including Victoria Chess, Claude LaPointe, Patrick Couratin.
Square 8vo paperback
.

The Piano Man
The Piano Man
Alain Diot

Pictures by Henri Galeron

Crazy Days
Crazy Days
by Ed Leander.

Dracula Spectacula
Dracula Spectacula
John Goldthwaite
Art by Nicole Claveloux
A little book of poetry with delightful illustrations in day-glo color. Originally published in a small softcover.

Gertrude's Child
Gertrude's Child
Richard Hughes,
Illustrations by Nicole Claveloux.
(This is the second version of this story to be published by Quist, with new illustrations. The first version was printed in 1969.)

Roll Call
Rollcall:
The Story of Noah's Ark and the World's First Losers.

John Goldthwaite
Illustrations by Henri Galeron.

Go, Go, Go, Grabote
Go, Go, Go, Grabote
Nicole Claveloux

Private Eye Grabote
Private Eye Grabote
Nicole Claveloux
(Features a photo on Harlin Quist on the title page.)

Better, Best, Bestest
Better, Best, Bestest
Words by Alain Diot, Pictures by Joel Naprstek
1976


Murphy Molly Max and Me

Murphy, Molly, Max, and Me
by Albert Cullum
Illustrations by
Henri Galeron
A fanciful tribute to the early American comic strip, Little Nemo In Slumberland by Windsor McCay.

The House on the Hill
by Carola Lepping & Ilse Noor

1977

When
Words and Pictures
by Jeanine Larmoth

 

Two Pipers
by Paul Tanager,
Pictures by Monique Gaudriault and Jacques Rozier
  Little Box of Horse Laughs
by McNeil, David.
Contains four tiny books of nonsense verse about horses.
Four different horse stories: NESTOR (the dad) & his. Three offspring NAZARETH, JASON & ULYSSES. Illlustrations by Claveloux, Mercie, Galeron & Brisepot. A unique set of horse books!

The Good of It All.
The Good of It All.
by Geraldine Richelson and Claude Lapointe.

A Ball of Yarns.
A Ball of Yarns.
Story and art by Elwood H. Smith

The 14th Dragon

The 14th Dragon (second edition)
The original version of this book was published by Quist in 1968. This new version is in a different format, and features new artwork by thirteen different illustrators.)
Story by James E Seidelman & Grace Mintonye


Story Number 1

Story Number 1
by Eugene Ionesco


(2nd version with new illustrations by a different artist)

 

 

Story Number 2. Version 2
Eugene Ionesco,
Illustrated by Gerald Failly.

(2nd version with new illustrations by a different artist)


The Kidnapping of the Coffee Pot
The Kidnapping of the Coffee Pot
Art by Henri Galeron

On the Harmful Effects of Tobacco
On the Harmful Effects of Tobacco
Author: Anton Chekhov.
Translated from the Russian by Milka Petrovich,
Adapted by Boris Zupetz.
Art by Patrick Couratin
Published by Harlin Quist
[Distributed by Dial Press]
1978
 

HOW THE ZOZN'T WASN'T
Words by John Goldthwaite
and Pictures by Henri Galeron

1979

1980 -1988

 

 

Film tricks: Special Effects in the Movies.
Harold Schechter and David Everitt
Harlin Quist, New York, USA.
(1980)

Fabulous Nails
by Carol Wallace 1981

DEATH: Grim Realities and Comic Relief.
Christopher Clemens,
Oversized paperback. Funeral rites. (1982)

THE WORLD OF DONALD EVANS
By Willy Eisenhart,
Art by Donald Evans

A monograph about artist Donald Evans.(1980)

The Silver Scream
by David Lord Porter.
Illustrated by Patrick Couratin, Henri Galeron and Keleck. A collection of humorous poems about horror movies with very interesting color illustrations.

(1980)

Fiorruci: The Book
by Eve Babitz

Distributed by Dial/Delacorte
(1980)
ISBN-10: 0825226082 #
ISBN-13: 978-0825226083

Lulubird Euchres: the Noodleheads
by Daniel Mermet & Henri Galeron

Resemblances: Amazing Faces
Resemblances: Amazing Faces
By Charles Le Brun
Introduction by Edward Sorel
An album of the drawings of 17th-century French artist Charles Le Brun, in which he tried to demonstrate the physiognomic affinity between humans and animals.
1998

A QUESTION OF DETAIL

by Guy Billout

Large format hardback with dustwrapper
1998.HARLIN QUIST.
Published in FRANCE. Printed in BELGIUM

What is a Child?
David McNeil & Tina Mercie

When Cats Were Green
David McNeil & Tina Mercie

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