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Judo: Brazillian Jiu Jitsu, gracie family, brazilian jujitsu
gracie family, brazilian jujitsu, defense purposes: If you have any back ground in Judo or Kickboxing you already have a good start. Jujitsu is sort of like a mix of these 2 sports plus adding a few more submission skills. There s several schools of jujitsu around the country. Our club does shingitai jujitsu....

Judo: Judo for Children, shotokan karate, oxnard
shotokan karate, oxnard, martial art: It is fine to begin judo (or another martial art) at age 5 if it is in a class that is geared for the age group. I have taught classes of 4, 5, and 6 year olds before, but it is a sort of pre-judo at that age. We usually don t start kids in my class in Oxnard...

Judo: A Return to Judo, hayward nishioka, encino judo club
hayward nishioka, encino judo club, shotokan karate: I know Hayward well. He is a great teacher. You are welcome to visit our class and practice with us any time. Only you can tell whether it is right for you and whether you are healthy enough. We try to cater to all interests and abilities, and you are encouraged...

Judo: Best martial arts for older adults, trout fishing in colorado, arts discipline
trout fishing in colorado, arts discipline, mat work: The oldest student I ever had was in his eighties. He played for over 10 years and was killed falling off a mountain while trout fishing in Colorado! I have taught blind guys and cripples of several sorts and ages. But then I am not a pure competition guy....

Judo: Judo School or Club Recommendation, judo
Judo: Judo School or Club Recommendation, judo

Judo: Judo School or Club Recommendation, judo schools, crash pads
judo schools, crash pads, rank promotion: Hi Damon, You re right our schools here in KC, Mo is more on the competative track. At least the Welcome Mat Judo Clubs. We don t really do katas. It s kind of our belief, anyone can talk good judo, and know all the Japanese words and names of all the skills,...

Judo: judo, martial art, uki
martial art, uki, full contact: Hi Richard Judo is a self defense martial art. Judo is taught as a sport so it will be included in the Olympics. This is done by making sure that your Uki can get up and do it again. Judo is the only full contact martial art that you can put 110% into...

Judo: Throwing Counters, judo, randori
judo, randori, grip fighting: Hi Damon, glad to hear your enjoying your self with judo. It really grows on you doesn t it? Now your somewhat correct but in context you do not want to separate the two. You need to control the grip and the pace in order to execute your throws. Gripping...

Judo: Woman teacher, woman teacher, google
woman teacher, google, sammi: Iam no muy seguro de lo que me está preguntando? ¿Me puede dar un poco más de información, no estoy seguro de lo que entendemos por (¿Puede ser cierto que esta mujer enlace siguiente puede destruir a un hombre que va con ella?), Por favor envíeme un email...

Judo: clubs needing premises, martial arts academy, gary stevens
martial arts academy, gary stevens, boxing club: Gary, I don t know of any clubs currently looking to move, or new ones looking to startup. Judo in Bristol is very fragmented with a large number of clubs from various associations but each is relatively small. You don t say whereabouts in Bristol...

Judo: black belt, promotion system, promotion opportunities
promotion system, promotion opportunities, black belt: This depends on the promotion system in use for the person. In other words, what country and organization the promotion is submitted to. Most have promotion opportunities for non-competitors that allow for regular advancement without fighting. I have promoted...

Judo: competition rules, judo competitions, competition rules
judo competitions, competition rules, sandi: Hi Key, That s sort of a tough question, if you just walk up and shove, no that s not allowed, but if you sort of push as you are grip fighting,and make it look more like a setup to try to throw you could get away with it. If you think about it most people...

Judo: judo, usja, usjf
usja, usjf, women players: That s a complex question. One of the main reasons is every judo player has to pay for his training. There is no big government support for us. So the athletes have to put their jobs and family first. They can t devote all their time to training. Many of the...

Judo: judo, medal winners, kenji
medal winners, kenji, dojo: Hi Kenji The USA is the only country that does not support their athletes. We rely on private or company donations and support. We have the training camp in Colorado but it only lasts a short time. Other countries ship their athletes to training camps...

Judo: judo & Trad. Jujitsu, modern arnis, grand babies
modern arnis, grand babies, martial art: Hi Dan, Sorry it took a couple of days to get to your question, I ve been busy taking care of the grand babies. As far as which is best I can only answer honestly that to me judo and jujitsu is the best. Now the reason I say this is because I really do not...

Judo: utchimata, natural posture, person david
natural posture, person david, uki: Hi Mohammad You say heavy person. How heavy? What is your weight in comparison? Rhetoric questions that your Sensei would evaluate. Also, where is the weight located most? Upper body, stomach? Uchimata is one of the hardest to master against someone...

Judo: About Judo please, brazilian jiujitsu, judo players
brazilian jiujitsu, judo players, arm bars: Oh yes! There are three ways to win a Judo match. Throws done properly, pins, chokes, and arm-bars. Judo was developed as a safe way to practice Japanese JiuJitsu. Some older Judo players got tired of taking hard falls and started practicing a thing called...

Judo: judo injuries, judokas, scoliosis
Judo: judo injuries, judokas, scoliosis, residuals

Judo: judo injuries, Judo Injuries
Judo Injuries: Actually the best place to answer this question is the Kodokan in Japan or any National organization that keeps records on Judo matches. In the U.S. the United States of America Judo, the United States Judo Federation, and the United States Judo Association...

Judo: competion points, usja, usjf
usja, usjf, nidan: Andrew, I am sorry, I don t get into competitions. I know that every federation s scoring is different is some ways. USJA and USJF use different scoring methods. I would contact the various federations that might be in control where you might compete and...

Judo: Judo Following Hip Surgery, birmingham hip resurfacing, randori
Judo: Judo Following Hip Surgery, birmingham hip resurfacing, randori, bill wheeler

Judo: Judo Following Hip Surgery, harai goshi, seoinage
harai goshi, seoinage, birmingham hip: I have had a total hip replacement and returned to judo. My ceramic hip is not perfect and causes me some problems. You can hear me talk about my squeaky hip on a podcast at http://thejudopodcast.com/?p=9. The problem with my hip makes me particularly sensitive...

Judo: judo points, domestic competitions, national squads
domestic competitions, national squads, teamusa: Andrew, yes, the points structure can be very confusing especially as it usually changes in the runup to each Olympics. Also, there can be domestic rankings in each individual country - here in the UK we have our own domestic points structure for ranking...

Judo: judo throws, stiff arms, moot point
stiff arms, moot point, ippon: Hi Mike, I m a believer that at any stage in your Judo career you should have 3 current throws that you are working on - a) your current best throw, b) your previous best throw, c) your new throw that you are just developing. Each of these throws should...

Judo: Judo for Overweight Persons, getting into shape, overweight persons
getting into shape, overweight persons, physical exercise: Judo is great for getting into shape. It can be physically demanding, but beginners can progress at their own rate. Judo can be a great motivator and it will keep you interested in physical exercise. It is designed to benefit you, but this is not to say that...

Judo: Judo, kodokan judo, olympic sport
kodokan judo, olympic sport, judo training: Danny, There is no age limit for JUDO, unlike other martial arts that require you to be able to snap a pounch or kick over your head and spin like a top....JUDO can be done at a easy pace. Every technique in JUDO will work when done at regular speed....

Judo: Judo w/ BJJ info, judo books, bjj
judo books, bjj, good evening: Yes, most of the technique info online regarding BJJ applies to judo as well. However there are also excellent judo websites like JudoInfo.com that can help you out with the throwing techniques, rules, and other things that don t apply to BJJ. I hope this...

Judo: shoes, grass mats, pair of socks
grass mats, pair of socks, wrestling shoes: Your welcome Danny; the ironic thing is I ve seen more people get their toes hurt in wrestling and quite a few in sambo wearing shoes then in judo barefoot, the reasons being their shoes didn t fit right and their toes would jam and slam against the ends of...

Judo: shoes, dirty shoes, wrestling shoes
dirty shoes, wrestling shoes, street shoes: I didn t say we wore shoes on the mat. I said that the dirt on the mat flew in the eyes. That is the main reason for no shoes. The Sensei did not clean the mat. Being able to flex the toes is important when doing some foot techniques. It s the rules, live...

Judo: Judo issues, forearm muscles, damage fingers
forearm muscles, damage fingers, physical confrontation: Hi Danny Either you are misinformed, or you have a judo club that is breaking the rules. In the strictest sense, All Judo Clubs must teach Olympic style Judo. That being said, I myself have had special classes aside from the regular scheduled classes....

Judo: Taking Down Giants, tomoenage, kuzushi
tomoenage, kuzushi, stiff arm: It is difficult to answer such a question because it depends a bit on the circumstances. For example, the answer may be different depending on the answers to questions like: are you in a competition where you have very limited time? what is the weight and...

Judo: JUDO, gari, waza
gari, waza, tai otoshi: I believe you should always have 3 throws that you are working on - your current favourite, the previous favourite, and the new technique you are developing. A throw that would be good for you now may be Osoto Gari, but as your opponents become familiar...

Judo: Competing, usji, usja
usji, usja, usjf: Hi Jesus, Good question and I m not real sure. First are you a member of a judo club in the States? If so and you have your USJA OR USJF or USJI whichever is required for the tournaments you compete in. Also some clubs like ours here in KC,Mo use and have...

Judo: Fresher, self defence techniques, sport judo
self defence techniques, sport judo, judo club: Hi nani, Judo is good for any age as a sport , but it s self-defence techniques have been diluted for the benefit of the sport. Judo will increase your fitness, and accustom you to contact with other people of differing sizes thereby increasing your...

Judo: Left or right hand grip?, wheel motion, handed person
wheel motion, handed person, hand grip: Hi Ferdinando Confusing for you? I ll bet your opponent is more confused. lol It really does not matter if you switch to left hand grip or not. The only thing I will ask you, is to make sure when you take your exams for promotion, to not get confused....

Judo: judo sacrifice throw methods, mistake lack, malicious intentions
mistake lack, malicious intentions, combat situation: In normal judo practice the demonstration forms of sacrifice techniques all end as you describe with the two heads together. The only way for this not to happen is for tori (the thrower) to lose control, and for uke to not know how to fall properly or to purposely...

Judo: Training for speed, bruce lee books, fencing practice
bruce lee books, fencing practice, tennis play: Hi Nishant You do know that Bruce Lee was not a Judo Player. I can give you several ways to help your speed. Most you probably will not do. While I was beginning Judo, I did a lot of things that helped my speed. 1. IF your in Judo, a lot, Randori with...

Judo: Judo and aikido, Judo, Aikido
Judo, Aikido: One of Jigaro Kano s first students came up with the art of Aikido and many high ranking Judo people turned to Aikido when they tired of taking hard falls. Aikido uses rolls as opposed to falls. Judo depends more on kushushi or off balancing to initiate...

Judo: rank, judo clubs, usja
judo clubs, usja, rigid system: Hi David Yes, Judo is regulated through two world wide organizations. The USJA and IJF. The requirements are the same for both. I always give out written requirements to each of my students. Ranging from white belt promos to advanced black belt. I can...

Judo: Age for starting judo, losers, good luck
losers, good luck: In Judo there are no losers. Each class makes you better than you were before. By working out with those who know more and are more expert in Judo, you will gain faster and more knowledge. Every person is better at one throw or another. Tactics are involved....

Judo: instructor, usja judo, judo organizations
usja judo, judo organizations, usa judo: Although laws in different states may vary, there are generally no legal restrictions on who may teach judo. On the other hand, legitimate judo organizations in the US do have standards for judo teachers, including successful background checks and minimum...

Judo: Coaching, judo federation, belt instructors
judo federation, belt instructors, judoka: Hi Archbezel There are a lot of parameters that need to be addressed. Are you talking about an organized club that will be registered with the Judo Federation? Are you recognized by the Judo Federation? It depends if there is a higher ranked Judoka available....

Judo: HWxRpUskviBuEdRSm, apologies, validity
apologies, validity, translation: Hi Mary I m sorry but I don t understand what you are asking. I see you are from Germany so I can only surmise that it is the English translation that is making it confusing. Maybe you could get a friend who knows English to write the question for you....

Judo: judo or bjj, rugby experience, knowledgeable instructor
rugby experience, knowledgeable instructor, groundwork: Sorry, but there is a lot more to consider than your size in deciding whether judo or BJJ is better for you. Your size is not a significant factor in either since competition is done in weight classes. Your rugby experience would most benefit judo, but could...

Judo: Uchi Mata, osoto gari, goshi
osoto gari, goshi, orange belt: uchimata is a great throw for BJJ. Your back exposure is less than most big throws, it is fast, and it works against someone with spread legs who is bent forward. It does take some practice though. Combined with ouchi gari it is great forward/backward threat....

Judo: pain in hip, tendon pain, hip joints
tendon pain, hip joints, stretching exercises: Of course, it is impossible to diagnose your specific problem enough to be sure what the pain comes from, but I can tell you about my experience. I have had similar pains for probably 15 years. Eventually I couldn t take long steps when walking without feeling...

Judo: How to counter a neck crank., judo school, hadaka
judo school, hadaka, chokes: A neck crank is not really that easy to apply from that position. If I am doing nami juji jime correctly I will have my head close to his head with no room for him to get his hands inside. Even if he does, when my chin is down and my neck is tight there is...

Judo: History. Is judo sport or martial art., Judo, the gentle way.
Judo, the gentle way.: I have read a number of books on Judo and it s development. I have also read a number of biographies on Jigaro Kano. Basic Judo instruction usually includes several precepts of Judo. Seiryoku Zenyo or maximum efficiency in mental and physical energy is...

Judo: Attacking judo?, LEARN PHYSICALLY FIRST
LEARN PHYSICALLY FIRST: Judo is a sport.....sort of. Mostly it is a method of studying JiuJutsu without injury. Most Judo Sensei will teach Blackbelts wrist locks, strikes and kicks along with some more dangerous techniques. Any martial art can be used to attack someone, even...

Judo: Judo principles vs edged weapons?
Hi Jack So sorry this took so long, I was gone over the weekend and when I got back I tired 3 times to answer this question, but cooldn.t for some reason get the preview button and the spell check buttons to work on the web site. So I am trying it with my...

Judo: Judo principles vs edged weapons?
As a Judoka since 1985 and a police officer for many years, when the subject of facing a edge weapon comes up....the unwritten rule for police officers is DON T LET A SUBJECT ARMED WITH A EDGED WEAPON ANY CLOSER THAT 21 FT. If you are in a position where the...

Judo: How would you realistically use judo physics against edged weapons? Or does it totally not work for that type of fight?
Let me start this answer by stating any martial art taught well will say don t put yourself in a position where you will have to use it especially against a weapon. In the Judo/Jujitsu (Pre WW II Judo) class, we have practice several moves against edged...

Judo: Black Belt
There are online resources that can help you, as well as books of course. Judoinfo.com has images of all the techniques for a quick reference. Videos are available for sale, but many are also on youtube, like Mike Swain s video at http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=3&ved=0CC8QtwIwAg&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3D6_B5BAhVPwA&ei=38HbU9G-HY_voATbiIGQCg&usg=AFQjCNHz3mtKhTDfKeOa7ROBAeFPui28Gw&sig2=Rxx86GvFZmt94G0WjfRjdQ&bvm=bv.72197243,d.cGU...

Judo: Aikido or Judo, judo players, judo classes
judo players, judo classes, aikido classes: You probably need to talk to the instructors of both classes before deciding, or try out both to see which fits your needs. You can practice either aikido or judo safely, and you can get injured in either one. It all depends on the class and instructor. Some...

Judo: Am I able to practice judo?, genu varum, ehlers danlos
genu varum, ehlers danlos, arthritic disease: Hi Ezequiel Every doctor I called said the same thing. They could not make a judgment without seeing you and examining you. I would love to give you a positive response but I am unable. The only thing I have is experience with is my own bowlegged condition....

Judo: age/competitions, junior olympics, learning curve
junior olympics, learning curve, little at a time: Hi Ari You can start Judo at any age. The youngest I have taught is 4 years and the oldest 78 years. There are plenty of tournaments for all ages. Most of my students started between 20 and 30 years of age. The one thing the Sensei should ask you is Are...

Judo: age, shotokan karate, olympic judo
shotokan karate, olympic judo, spirit of the eagle: Dear Joe, I would encourage you to give Judo a try. It will enhance the skills you already have while giving you some valauble knowledge of ground fighting. I know of several people who started at, or near, your age who all have eventually earned Black...

Judo: akibujutsu, diversified curriculum, animelab com
diversified curriculum, animelab com, aiki buken: Hi Steve Sorry about the delay. I live in Florida and still cleaning up after the hurricane. This must be on a test? LOL, that s ok I will do my best to answer your question. First, I must tell you that I am a Sensei in Judo. I have heard the word aikibujutsu...

Judo: Beginner's Kata, judo kata, nage no kata
judo kata, nage no kata, best starting point: The first kata studied in Judo is almost always the nage no kata. It is generally agreed that this is where you should start learning judo kata, because it teaches the basic principles of throwing. Simple attack and defense, off balancing, using your opponent...

Judo: Beginning in Judo, bike inner tube, karo parisyan
bike inner tube, karo parisyan, wooden dowel: Hi Ryan The use of Judo in mma is on the rise. I have often wondered why most fighters thought that Jujitsu and striking was enough. My favorite mma fighter is the guy that uses judo is Karo Parisyan. Any balance exercises are good. Walk forward and...

Judo: Beginning judo, goodwill games, black belts
goodwill games, black belts, orange belt: Hi Peter No 35 is not too old I was 34 and a female with two kids. It took me two years to recieve my first black belt. The reason you are getting different info is each club is different. Some clubs really take a long time to prompt and others are quicker....

Judo: Biomechanical Angle, complete body, judoka
complete body, judoka, uki: Hi Frank First off it s Tai Otoshi (body drop). I am not one to split hairs and don t make the precise biomechanical angle a prerequisite to executing this throw. I always conform judo to the body, not the body to judo. The angle will change depending...

Judo: How to become Judo instructor, usja, usa judo
usja, usa judo, initial expenses: Yoshko, I can tell you how to become a Judo instructor if you live in the United States. This is because that is where I live. In the United States, a Judo instructor has to belong to at least 1 of the 3 National Organizations (USA Judo (aka USA Judo),...

Judo: how do i become a teacher, black belts, judo instructor
black belts, judo instructor, researching careers: Seth, In the US the minimum grade to teach judo is usually considered to be the black belt, although in other countries only higher level black belts can teach. This means that you would have to take judo for at least 5 or 6 years before you could teach,...

Judo: beginner, started judo, proper execution
started judo, proper execution, batsugun: Bill, Most tournaments are open to all levels of skill. That is one great way to advance thru the ranks quicker, touranemt participation accounts for points towards promotion. In some cases you can receive a instant promotion (batsugun) by winning a tournament....

Judo: beginning judo, sensei, way of life
sensei, way of life, martial arts: Hi Colin I am glad you like Judo. It is a way of life that will reward you as long as you live. Your question is one that would take me hours to answer. Your Sensei is the one to get this information from. Your club should have material that is handed...

Judo: beginning, google, judi
google, judi, sensei: Hi Amanda This site has a lot of animated throws that will help you. http://www.judoinfo.com/animate.htm I m not sure what you mean by this statement. large in UK suits Do you mean Large suits in the UK? If you do, then all you have to do is...

Judo: belt question, orange belt, perogative
orange belt, perogative, bja: Andrew, the lower grades (i.e. below blue belt) are generally more flexible and I know of a few people have have jumped belts. A BJA grade is made up of 2 parts - theory and contest. I m sure that once your theory is signed-up to the relevant grade...

Judo: what body parts are chokes..., hadaka jime, voicebox
hadaka jime, voicebox, sammi: Hi Will Okay if i understand the question you want to know what parts of your body can you use to apply the chokes on your opponent. The main tow part are your arms and your leg. Most times the bend of the elbow is near the voicebox when using the arms,...

Judo: bowing, states judo association, united states judo association
states judo association, united states judo association, etiquite: Linda, There are SEVERAL martial arts federations & associations representing the various arts. You asked a question and I answered it how OUR association (The United States Judo Association) would see things. At least the last time I checked into mat etiquite...

Judo: Competition Tricks, degree brown belt, formal competition
degree brown belt, formal competition, sankyu: Matthew, THAT is a hard question. It really depends on many variables. Mainly, what are the capabilities of my opponent, his size compared to yours, his physical strength. When your opponent has committed himself to a technique, he is in motion. Depends...

Judo: Competition tricks, degree brown belt, little imagination
degree brown belt, little imagination, sankyu: Hi Mathew I know what you are talking about. The little aches and pains from age will have an effect on your techniques. Remember, Maximum efficiency with Minimum effort . Try to use less strength and more finesse. The technique you describe is a favorite...

Judo: Confused, secrets of judo, gravity force
secrets of judo, gravity force, relative position: Frank, I have a book (The Secrets of Judo by Watanabe and Avakian) that explains the physics of Judo, but it is not something I ve ever had to spend a lot of time thinking about. The way I explain kuzushi , the breaking of balance, is that you persuade...

Judo: Counters, luck david, shopping mall
luck david, shopping mall, opponent: Hi Chris You have hit on one of my favorite counters. It is called Uranage . The one thing you have to make sure of, is that you are not directly behind your opponent (Butt to Stomach). If you are, just move your hip to the side about 3 or 4 inches. Note!...

Judo: certification, promotion certificates, judoinfo
promotion certificates, judoinfo, usja: Hi Michael, I am glad to hear that you have students who are progressing. I didn t know that you were teaching at LACC as well as Braille. I would be glad to help out. How can we discuss this? Is email the best way? Please give me details on your classes...

Judo: Should my children study Judo?, karate schools, karate classes
karate schools, karate classes, karate training: Honestly: I feel that judo is the best Martial Arts for children. Karate is fun but,in judo you must work with a partner. This way your child will make new friends and learn about teamwork. The different between Karate and Judo: Karate has kicks, strikes,...

Judo: competitions, allen sapp, judo tournament
allen sapp, judo tournament, sanction events: If you give me your email I can add you to the Florida Judo email distrubition list. I send out emails about upcoming events within Florida and other things that affect Florida Judo. Also if you check out the Florida Judo Sanction Events page at http://www.gcminfo.org/mak/fjievent.htm...

Judo: counter attack, armlocks, target
armlocks, target, uki: Kudzai, when you say tewaza do you mean leg grabs like morote gari, or other tewaza like tai otoshi or uki otoshi ? I ll guess it s the first. If you are aware of what these guys are going to do at least that s a start. My first suggestion is...

Judo: Danzan-Ryu Jujitsu, professor okazaki, hawaiian lua
professor okazaki, hawaiian lua, ryu jujitsu: My rank is in Danzan Ryu jujitsu (just promoted to 7th degree), so I hope I can help you! First, as to street effectiveness, I can tell you from experience that it is street effective. I was grabbed by the throat several years ago by a very large ex-pro...

Judo: Deference and status in Judo, judo classes, coloured belts
judo classes, coloured belts, black belts: Hi Pete, without knowing the other person it is indeed hard to tell if he was serious or winding you up. As in other sports, Judo attracts the full spectrum of people and attitudes, but it does contain a certain hierarchy - why else have coloured belts....

Judo: Describe Judo, chest locks, arm locks
chest locks, arm locks, armlocks: Hi Karen, I would be very happy to describe the sport of judo to you. To begin with, do not confuse judo with other martial arts like karate. Unlike them judo does not contain kicking or striking techniques. Judo has four basic techinques, Throwing, Pinning,...

Judo: How to develop some new competition throws, seoi nage, randori
seoi nage, randori, luck david: Hi George I have to assume you are part of a club/class that meets on a regular basis? Your question would be answered by your Sensei in the club/class. However, I will give you a couple of pointers. When you randori, use only one throw during the randori...

Judo: eagle camp, international judo, eagle camp
international judo, eagle camp, sprirt: Hi Mike, We are a quarter of the way to our 125 Camper cap for this years Eagle Camp. If you are interested in receiving a flyer in the mail please e-mail me directly at Judojamie@aol.com Jamie Livergood, Rokudan Sprirt of the Eagle International Judo...

Judo: english translation for locks and holds, three locks, cross arm
three locks, cross arm, waki: Hi Dennis: Yoko is side quarter lock: Kami is upper quarters lock ushiro kesa depends if you are facing your partner with your arm around his neck it s called scarf lock if your back is to his head with your arm either around his neck or just across his...

Judo: To what extent is Geoff Gleason..., british judo association, classical variety
british judo association, classical variety, classical roots: Kevin, although I have a couple of Geoff Gleeson s books I do not know of many other people who do. Certainly, in this MTV-age there seems to be a general lack of book reading. Young people would much rather see it done and since Geoff is no longer with...

Judo: Fastest way to disarm opponent (from weapon), goshin jutsu, david j
goshin jutsu, david j, opponent: Joey, Truly the best way is do not put yourself in situations where you might encounter a weapon, if at all possible. I have been told and have told many people that a person can t outrun a bullet. There are too many scenarios to cover but if you look...

Judo: Finding the right Martial Arts for Me, martial arts disciplines, aiki jujutsu
martial arts disciplines, aiki jujutsu, types of martial arts: March 10, 2001 My recommendations are as follows: 1. Through introspection, attempt to define as much as possible what you expect to gain by participation in a martial art. Does your desire lay in competition? Self defense? Physycal strength, endurance...

Judo: Fitness, diet regime, weight group
diet regime, weight group, kuzushi: Alex, what are your aims from your Judo ? There are 2 main aspects of Judo. The first is the contest Judo you see in the Olympics - competitors of equal(ish) weight try their utmost to throw/hold/strangle each other. Some clubs tone this down to a...

Judo: Aikido or Judo, competitions
Judo: Aikido or Judo, competitions

Judo: how do i become a teacher, judo, lulu
Judo: how do i become a teacher, judo, lulu

Judo: Should my children study Judo?, answer mark, kids ages
Judo: Should my children study Judo?, answer mark, kids ages, thanks for your help

Judo: no subject, ww11, constant flux
Judo: no subject, ww11, constant flux, gleeson

Judo: grade 2 shoulder separation, bench press, lb weight
Judo: grade 2 shoulder separation, bench press, lb weight, left shoulder

Judo: How to handle an awkward situation, awnser, judo
Judo: How to handle an awkward situation, awnser, judo, long time

Judo: home judo mat, shock absorber, ply wood
Judo: home judo mat, shock absorber, ply wood, tires

Judo: Does Judo have Takedowns other then Throwing Techniques?, arm locks, strangulation
Judo: Does Judo have Takedowns other then Throwing Techniques?, arm locks, strangulation, opponent

Judo: judo clubs, oishi judo, downtown manhattan
Judo: judo clubs, oishi judo, downtown manhattan, adult classes

Judo: Kodokan Judo institute, elite levels, insep
Judo: Kodokan Judo institute, elite levels, insep, kodokan

Judo: Lakeland FL, lakeland center, south lakeland
Judo: Lakeland FL, lakeland center, south lakeland, judo

Judo: material for book, circles, australia
Judo: material for book, circles, australia

Judo: Randori Throws, marital arts, stiff arm
Judo: Randori Throws, marital arts, stiff arm, self defense

Judo: return to judo aged 53, gridiron, offseason
Judo: return to judo aged 53, gridiron, offseason, hiatus

Judo: Shoulder Dislocation, obscenity, telemarketers
Judo: Shoulder Dislocation, obscenity, telemarketers, rex

Judo: Specific differences between Judo and Jujitsu, brazilian jujitsu, carlos gracie
Judo: Specific differences between Judo and Jujitsu, brazilian jujitsu, carlos gracie, kano jigoro

Judo: scoring
Judo: scoring

Judo: Are single leg takedowns with a leg trip allowed in Judo?, mma, youtube
Judo: Are single leg takedowns with a leg trip allowed in Judo?, mma, youtube

Judo: soft arts, atemi waza, wrist locks
Judo: soft arts, atemi waza, wrist locks, knee ankle

Judo: streetfight, kenpo karate, reality techniques
Judo: streetfight, kenpo karate, reality techniques, psychic ability

Judo: Technique vs. Time spent training, judo school, fighting techniques
Judo: Technique vs. Time spent training, judo school, fighting techniques, kumite

Judo: Tricks for Competition, danzan ryu, juji
Judo: Tricks for Competition, danzan ryu, juji, maeda

Judo: Tricks for Competition
Judo: Tricks for Competition

Judo: What are the types of injuries in Judo?, judo grading, collar bones
Judo: What are the types of injuries in Judo?, judo grading, collar bones, strenuous level

Judo: favorite sites, zen budokai, moses powell
zen budokai, moses powell, dr moses: May 8, 2000 Dear Adam, Thank you for your inquiry and your interest in the martial arts in general, and Jujitsu in particular. Some of my favorite Jujitsu WEB sites are as follows: http://www.stanford.edu/group/jujitsu/ = Great video of various...

Judo: where do i find a dojo, usja judo, judo organizations
usja judo, judo organizations, usji: To start with Taylor, even though Georgia is no Texas, it is still a big state. I found 6 Judo clubs in Georgia under www.usja-Judo.org Stockbridge, Tyrone, Statesboro, Atlanta, Macon, and Jesup, Georgia all have Judo clubs. There are three major Judo...

Judo: how can I find the right judo school, judo dojo, judo school
judo dojo, judo school, beginner programs: It sounds like you found a Dojo that has way too many students for the number of Senseis. You seem to already realize that a new student needs some personalized instruction for a while till he is getting the hang of what s going on. It is the MOST IMPORTANT...

Judo: the footwork to be taught for tai-otosh, left foot step, spirit of the eagle
left foot step, spirit of the eagle, opponet: Dear J.E. Start with the normal 1882 grip. Have your right foot forward froming the point of a triangle between your right foot and both your opponets feet. When you are ready to attack twist your body and left foot behind your lead leg and attempt to...

Judo: grade 2 shoulder separation, bench presses, push ups
bench presses, push ups, bench press: I m sorry I can t be of much help since I am not a doctor and have not examined you. I can share that I am suffering from the same injury right now. My shoulder also dropped at least a half inch, and I am still experiencing pain during bench presses after...

Judo: grappling, leglocks, kansas city mo
leglocks, kansas city mo, armlocks: Hi Todd Yes both jujitsu and judo have a lot of grappling. As far as which do I reccomend, this will depend on what you want to do with these self defence sports. Do you want to learn them for selfdefence, or more as a sport where you can compete in tornaments...

Judo: Help me please, kick boxing, fancy moves
kick boxing, fancy moves, life in africa: Danny, First, the smart martial artists fights ONLY as a last resort. If there is an escape, take it because once you get into a physical fight you ve given up control of the situation. You never know what surprises your assailant might have waiting, such...

Judo: Help me please, kick boxing, fancy moves
kick boxing, fancy moves, life in africa: I have practiced kenpo as well as judo and jujutsu. I believe that your assessment is correct. Although karate training has a great deal of value, it alone cannot be relied on for effective self defense in a variety of situations, particularly when you are...

Judo: Help me please, kick boxing, fancy moves
kick boxing, fancy moves, life in africa: Hi Danny Yeah, I don t think I would like to live there. Your not going to accomplish anything over night. In order for a martial art to do you any good, it has to become second nature. You need to react without thinking. Judo is definitely what you...

Judo: Help me please, kick boxing, fancy moves
kick boxing, fancy moves, life in africa: I didn t see a questions here. Assuming that you are asking me what is the best Martial Art for fighting that depends on the individual. In my experience, Kempo Karate properly taught is a devastatingly effective Martial Art. My personal preference is Japanese...

Judo: Help me please, kick boxing, fancy moves
kick boxing, fancy moves, life in africa: I do think you should give it a try, you may find this is excatly what you re looking for. Do try to find a club that trains for the sport and competion not the traditional style where they dwell on the kata s you need the practical sports styles that lets...

Judo: Hey Neil, e mail address, shodan
e mail address, shodan, cuts and bruises: Thanks Gene. I really appreciate that. I always hoped you would get that shodan, and I m glad to hear you are approaching it now. I know it s been a long road. It was my pleasure to write the letter for you, and I m happy that it helped. Whenever you...

Judo: How to handle an awkward situation, belt promotions, judo teacher
belt promotions, judo teacher, awkward situation: Hi Michael: I m very sorry to hear that you had a bad experience in class. Was the black belt that threw you an instructor or a student there too. If he was an instructor he should have had more control and realized you were still in experienced. As an...

Judo: help for 2 1/2 yr old boy, brick wall, home parents
brick wall, home parents, boundries: Hi Alan 2 1/2 years old is a little young to start Judo. It has been done, but the parent has to have the child practice at home. Keeping his attention is difficult. Finding a Sensei that would teach that young may be difficult. That being said, I know...

Judo: help for a 2 1/2 yr old boy, home parents, boundries
home parents, boundries, picky eater: Yes. As can most Martial Arts. It all depends on the Instructor. Judo requires a little less from the Instructor then in most Martial Arts. The parents will still have to insist that he attend classes. Perhaps the parents do not want this child. They...

Judo: help for 2 1/2 yr old boy, judo classes, home parents
judo classes, home parents, boundries: With a good instructor Judo can teach some discipline. Judo can t replace the parent s responsibilities to the child. Most Judo classes will have some discipline if for no other reason but for safety concerns. Most Judo classes will not take a child as...

Judo: help 4 son's training, natural posture, combat situation
natural posture, combat situation, left leg: Hi Alvino Boy do I know what you mean. This bad (Judo) habit should have been caught and stopped the first time he did it. He has had two years to imprint it in his mind and technique. It can be changed but with a lot of repetitious practice. First.....

Judo: hi, belt test, pins
belt test, pins, kesa gatame: July 19, 2000 I m sorry about the delay answering your question. I ve been out of town and just returned this evening. Some of the more common pins you might need to know are: Kesa Gatame (Gatame means Pin ) Kami Shiho Gatame (Common name = ...

Judo: home judo mat, athletic mats, swain sports
athletic mats, swain sports, mats inc: I need more information on the mats. Are these mats pickup daily or do stay on the floor? If they stay on the floor I would make a spring floor like I have in my Dojo. In my dojo we use a spring floor. We have plywood on the floor and on top of the plywood...

Judo: Improvement, judo class, many other types
judo class, many other types, inprove: I have been told by Medical Doctors and Chiropractors that Judo done correctly improve endurance and helps gets a person into shape. Just like any other type of exercise done correctly it helps get a person into shape by losing some fat and toning up some...

Judo: Jodo, ippon, nidan
ippon, nidan, jodo: Paul, In most Judo matches, one point (IPPON) is needed to win the match. This can start out with as little as 1/8 point at a time or with a very good technique, you can earn larger fractions of a point. You could also get IPPON with one excellent technique...

Judo: Judo, martial arts karate, kick sports
martial arts karate, kick sports, judo techniques: Mimi, JUDO, means gentle way . Judo is a martial art & also a way of life. From the sound of your name, you a lady? Judo, unlike some of the other martial arts(karate for one) doesn t need strength or blinding speed and flexability. There are no punches...

Judo: Judo, judo experience, couple times
judo experience, couple times, life situations: Hi Peter Judo is Jiu Jitsu made save. It will be very familiar to you when you start. But, you must not use JJ techniques because of the danger. Yes, it will help you in an emergency situation. It has helped me a couple times in the past 40 years. Of...

Judo: Judo, traditional kodokan judo, montreal canada
traditional kodokan judo, montreal canada, judo club: Nick Sage, Yes there are some clubs out there that teach more balanced Judo, pre-WWII Judo. The problem is finding the clubs that do. I practice U.S.-Traditional Kodokan Judo along with the sports aspect. The pre-WWII Judo has atemi waza (striking and...

Judo: Judo Camps, memorial day weekend, eagle camp
memorial day weekend, eagle camp, plane train: Greetings Tom, We would love to have you at Camp. We are about 4 hours drive from the western boarder of PA. I m not sure how much further away you from that. If you wnated to arrive by plane, train or bus we could make arrangements to pick you up and...

Judo: Judo Clubs, temple meads station, central bristol
temple meads station, central bristol, bristol area: Jade, if you were in Kingswood then I guess you were at a BJC club, Koi perhaps ? There s not much in central Bristol apart from a club at the Japanese Arts centre on Jacob s Wells road. The University also has a club again and may be available but...

Judo: Judo as a career, physical education departments, dojo teaching
physical education departments, dojo teaching, salary range: Let me start with minimum requirements to be an instructor. To be certified as an instructor within an organization, you generally must be a Nidan (2nd Degree); however, this varies with the organization and also with the situation. As a brown belt, I was...

Judo: Judo for children, judo class, findlay ohio
judo class, findlay ohio, arm locks: I feel Judo would be a better choice for your daughter but..... answer these questions Does like for others to touch her? Does she like to wrestle with other kids? If the answers are yes - Then Judo would be the one If the answers are no - Then Tae Kwon...

Judo: Judo comeback, rio de janeiro brazil, muscular contraction
rio de janeiro brazil, muscular contraction, de janeiro brazil: You have given me a very good question. So it will be answered in several issues. but first let me explain several points about my out look and me. In 1989 I broke my neck in a car wreck and was paralized from my sholders down. with extensive thearpy I regained...

Judo: Judo Information, trophies and medals, san bruno ca
trophies and medals, san bruno ca, john cahill: Dear Mr. Sparks, Welcome to the Bay Area! I think you ll be very pleased with the resources we have here. My first recommendation is Willie Cahill s dojo in San Bruno, CA (a few miles south of San Francisco): Willie Cahill 1975 Judo Instructor of...

Judo: Judo from Ju Jitsu, martial art training, gracie academy
martial art training, gracie academy, carlson gracie: The major differences between the the two arts of judo and jujitsu is that judo was set up to be a sport, not an art. Jujitsu is the unarmed battlefield-tested martial (military) art of the samurai, used for self-preservation if they were to lose their sword...

Judo: Judo Popularity, judokas, us france
judokas, us france, american culture: There are many answers to this question and everyone has an opinion. The reasons involve judo politics, American culture, competition from other forms of recreation and martial arts, etc. To see some opinions you might try reading a bit of the discussion about...

Judo: Judo for street defence, couple lessons, defense art
couple lessons, defense art, kick boxing: Hi Warren Power went out again. The kick boxing art is an offensive martial art. Judo is what you are looking for. Judo is a self defense art. Judo, Aikido, Jujitsu are all self defense arts. However, don t expect to take a couple lessons and think...

Judo: Does Judo have Takedowns other then Throwing Techniques?, highest score, drop style
highest score, drop style, hip leg: Hi Todd; Yes judo is very slimiar to wrestling as far as throws and take downs. We have leg sweeps , leg reaps, leg hooks, each depends upon from which direction you are attacking. Most throws are done from full standing position where as in most styles of...

Judo: Judo Techniques, judo experience, judo techniques
judo experience, judo techniques, grappling techniques: Hi Oli Yes Judo is very heavy in ground work grappling techniques. I found an excellent page with videos. However, keep in mind that videos are not as good as being there in person to see the inner workings of the technique. Your best bet is to join...

Judo: About Judo, judo players, submission techniques
judo players, submission techniques, promotion examinations: Hello Anthony, Iam assuming that you are a freestyle or greco-roman wrestler? Yes, I think JUDO is for you as an other excellant combat sport.It has some spectacular throwing(TACHI-WAZA), grappaling (NE-WAZA),strangles(SHIME-WAZA)and armlocks (KANSETSU-WAZA)...

Judo: Jujitsu, judo players, fingers and toes
judo players, fingers and toes, leg locks: Hi Taylor, Actually I ve only had this question I think twice. So which one is better for your wrestling, both is suited. Yes jujitsu has wristlocks and anklelocks sometimes fingers and toes are involved. It also has has strikes and kicks. So if you mostly...

Judo: judo, organisations recognise, kye
organisations recognise, kye, bjc: Andrew, Both organisations recognise each others grade and will generally ratify your comparitive grade in their organisation. And yes, BJC does do theory only gradings - but so does the BJA - both organisations have their rules and criteria for grading....

Judo: judo clubs, judo book, judoinfo
judo book, judoinfo, judo clubs: I don t think 30 years old is too old at all. It certainly won t be as easy as if you were 13, but many people start late and learn to enjoy Judo. You will find this topic discussed in the beginners section of http://JudoForum.com. Feel free to join the Forum...

Judo: judo coaching, usji, armlocks
usji, armlocks, belt rank: Hi Gen, First relax take a big breath. How long will your coach be gone. Second I assume there is a set of rank guide lines. There is a class outline with skill listed for each belt rank. Your a green so you are at least 2 to 3 levels ahead of the class,...

Judo: judo as a defence, tang soo doo, karate schools
tang soo doo, karate schools, karate style: Hi Kev Joseph It depends on what type of combat you plan on doing. If you are going to war, then that s one thing. You want to kill someone? If you do, I cannot/will not help you. The armed forces will train you. If you want to use it in competition that...

Judo: judo experience, gold medalist, olympic coach
gold medalist, olympic coach, olympic competitors: Hi Jason This is a question that is hard to answer. I will try: Just about every Olympic Judo champion I have talked to, started Judo at a young age. Around 8 or 10 years of age. Also, they were between the age of 18 and 26 years when they competed in...

Judo: judo/grappling questions, carotid arteries, grappling techniques
carotid arteries, grappling techniques, double legs: First of all, congrats on starting judo at the ripe old age of 39. Seriously, you should have no problems. One of our black belts started out at 42, and had no hitches learning the techniques. First of all, comparing techniques of judo to BJJ, there are...

Judo: judo for law enforcement, self defense aspects, judo class
self defense aspects, judo class, self defense system: Bryce, I have a few police officers, both undercover and non-undercover in my Judo Class. One of which talked to me at length about taking a martial arts class that he could use in the line of duty. He stated to me after trying several martial arts including...

Judo: judo for law enforcement, police acadamey, kc metro area
police acadamey, kc metro area, self defense aspects: Hi Bryce, Judo is a sport but it also a very good self-defense and has combat skills very similar to the training you recieved in the police acadamey. In our club here in KC Metro area we have several police and FBI agents that take judo classes with us just...

Judo: judo, o goshi, sbcglobal net
o goshi, sbcglobal net, mo area: Hi Japanesse is the official language, this is because judo come from Japan. Not every one uses it totally. Many club use the english translation and some use both. You have to remember your not bowiing to the mat your are actually bowinng to the judges,...

Judo: judo, judo dojo, nidan
judo dojo, nidan, saw 2: Freddie, The JU of JUDO means GENTLE. Sounds like you have an instructor like I once encountered, likes to hurt people to show how bad he is. You need to talk to him or if that doesn t work, look for a different Dojo. I ve been put out hundreds of times...

Judo: jujitsu dojos?, memphis tn area, jujitsu schools
memphis tn area, jujitsu schools, david ferguson: Hi Denver I looked up your request and came up with only one listing. I hope this helps you. Memphis Judo & Jiu-Jitsu 3472 Plaza Ave. Suite 101 Memphis, TN 38111 Instructors David Ferguson Joel Ginery Phone 901-355-8091 Good luck Davi...

Judo: jujitsu, karate dojos, angeles compton
karate dojos, angeles compton, self defense situation: Hi, Jason, Your question is one of the best I received over the years and I hope to help you here. I also was born and raised in a very tough area (South Central Los Angeles/Compton) and began judo at age 16 to increase my chances of getting to my 18th...

Judo: Kami Basami, referee commission, referee director
referee commission, referee director, ancient martial art: August 2, 2001 Dear Rick; In answer to your question regarding Kami Basami: Approved Refereeing Rule Changes and the reasons why - by Mr. Jim Kojima, IJF Referee Director 5. Kami Basami and Waki Gatame (Directly Falling Down) Kami basami and...

Judo: Kansas City Judo, judo school, judo clubs
judo school, judo clubs, kansas city north: Hi April, That s great I m glad that he went and met Steve and the gang, they are a great bunch of people. I ve been with the club since 1984. Tell Rob to have fun, maybe I ll run into him there. I don t get a chance to work out up there much any more. I...

Judo: KONICHIVAAA!!!, level competition, crutches
level competition, crutches, ligaments: See a doctor immediately. This kind of injury is generally fixed quite easily and you can enjoy a full recovery, including top level competition. The worst that can happen if you have good medical care is a period of time after the surgery where you use crutches...

Judo: Kodokan Judo institute, kodokan judo institute, perth western australia
kodokan judo institute, perth western australia, living in australia: My understanding is that you can train at the Kodokan for 3 or 4 months, but you should contact the Kodokan at intl@kodokan.org for the correct information. I have done judo in both the Netherlands and the Kodokan. I don t know which one would be the best...

Judo: I would like to know.., thumb knuckle, sleeper hold
thumb knuckle, sleeper hold, jaw line: Hi Freddy I will do my best to help you out. First any choke that is applied using your arms or hands or the clothing are and can be a sleeper hold. Most times the sleeper is done with the arms in what is called a rear naked choke, so called this because...

Judo: Lakeland FL, florida judo inc, states judo association
florida judo inc, states judo association, united states judo association: I believe that Imperial Dragon has both Kids and adults. I believe that currently Summerlin Academy is aimed at kids. If you have any other questions about Judo within Florida or about the 2 instructors, feel free to contact me either through All Experts...

Judo: Leg Takedowns, head and shoulders, referees
head and shoulders, referees, gaze: Chris, to answer your 2nd question first - I don t consider the distinction between ground and stand-up fighting to be particularly useful. In Judo, very few people are good enough ground fighters to be able to sacrifice themselves to the ground. A blantant...

Judo: A level help, scout badges, duke of edinburgh
scout badges, duke of edinburgh, orange belt: Callum, I am sure that with reasonable fitness and ability an orange belt would be achievable in about 8 months and I know a few people who have done Judo for a similar reason (e.g. Scout badges or Duke of Edinburgh s award). The main thing though is...

Judo: liggle'sports funnies, mail mark, findlay ohio
mail mark, findlay ohio, funny sports: I dont have any funny sport stories. I do know of someone that does. I will get with him and ask and then I will get back to you. Please give me a week to contact him. I will check out your web page too. Thanks for the the e mail. Mark Hunter Ameri-Kan...

Judo: Multi-Opponents, answe, belt test
answe, belt test, time chris: Chris, this is a very good question. Hoowever I need a little more information. is this defense against arm or un armed. In the Black belt test there is a section on mulitable attactacks. please e-mail me direct. and explain your question a little futher ...

Judo: about martial arts, martial art styles, different martial art styles
martial art styles, different martial art styles, judo technique: Sara, Good question! JUDO is the one technique that doesn t involve punches & kicks. JUDO is throws, take downs & control techniques. You don t need speed, strength or a high degree of flexibility to do JUDO. And the smaller JUDO player usually has an advantage...

Judo: about martial arts, martial art styles, different martial art styles
martial art styles, different martial art styles, world war 2: Hi Sara karate , kung fu , judo , tae kown do , akido , etc? This is a tall order and if I were to answer it and do you justice, I would be writing a book. 5 or 6 books! I will skim across the important highlights. You did miss a BUNCH of martial arts....

Judo: material for book, blind traveler, mystery novel
blind traveler, mystery novel, blind students: Hi Robert P. Bennett I taught a class of blind students when I was in college. At the time I was majoring in Psychology and I did a thesis on it. I would love to read your book when it is done. Well, the only thing I can tell you is how I did it. Blind...

Judo: mats, home mats, tumbling mats
home mats, tumbling mats, straw mats: Be innovative! Creative! Use your Judo thinking! Mattresses have been used before and will again. I have used them. I don t like them. Start looking around for used mats. Ask your Sensei. Inquire about renting some. Try www.foambymail.com. Tumbling...

Judo: mixed competition, class attitude, mat work
class attitude, mat work, combat mode: Hi Daniel If judo were striking and/or kicking, then you would see mixed competition. Because Judo has all over body contact, it is deemed inappropriate to have mixed competition. In club randori it is ok only if the female agrees to it. In my clubs...

Judo: morote, ko soto gari, foot sweeps
ko soto gari, foot sweeps, seoinage: Hi Matt Thank you for the information on your Judo experience. I taught as I went through college. I have a BSME degree. I was a Nidan when I went to college, so I started a club. It was hard to find a sponsor but had a great time in the 4 years I attended...

Judo: morote, elbow joint pain, tennis elbow
elbow joint pain, tennis elbow, japanese instructors: My sensei does seoinage the same way you described your sensei showing it. Of course, I like to do it the way you do it with my elbow up away from my side and over rotation. It is just a matter of personal preference I think. I think I am using better kuzushi...

Judo: morote, elbow joint pain, tennis elbow
elbow joint pain, tennis elbow, drop knee: You have to remember that there are several different versions of techniques, and not all of them have been documented. And this might be the case here. At least while you are in the dojo with your sensei I would try to do it his way (or learn to deal with...

Judo: Ne-waza entry / Sombo, foot sweeps, leg locks
foot sweeps, leg locks, leglock: Hi Chris Your a judo player after my own heart. Matwork is my favorite way to win also. Yes you do have to be careful how you get there in a match. You have to keep from getting a pentality for stalling or false attacks. you must make every attack look real...

Judo: I need help..., martial art training, karate class
martial art training, karate class, baseball bats: Hi Sam Man your in a real pickle. What town do you live in and is there no law enforcement you can go to. I know alot of people are afraid to go to the police but you should at least talk to them. it sounds like you could ID them to the cops. Next thing you...

Judo: I need help..., martial art training, biology professors
martial art training, biology professors, karate class: Hi Sam Dude! You need more help than I can give you. Is this a joke? If your really going through this then you need to call the cops, move, get some friends to walk with. When I was going to college I was a lab assistant for the botany and marine biology...

Judo: Just need information for research, jigoro kano, hyogo prefecture
jigoro kano, hyogo prefecture, physical prowess: Hi Brenda You ask a question that cannot be answered with a couple of words. It took me 30 years to get where I am now. Ok.. I put together some thoughts and facts about Judo. This URL will show you how judo is done. http://www.judoinfo.com/animate.htm...

Judo: neezwa, judo tournament, waza
judo tournament, waza, david j: Andrew, I going to assume that you are asking about ne-waza (ground techniques). In a Judo tournament, if it does not look someone is progressing the referee will stand the players up. A common problem with kids in a tournament when they hear osae-komi...

Judo: OBI Knot/Left Hand Grip, correct manner, hand grip
correct manner, hand grip, dojos: 1. There is a correct way to tie the know in your obi. You can see an image of it on my web page at http://judoinfo.com/images/animations/beltknot.gif. The only variation is whether you cross your belt in the back or the front, but this does not affect the...

Judo: Opportunity to ear a black belt, british judo association, black belts
british judo association, black belts, competition success: It is certainly possible to earn your black belt, but it depends on a number of factors. The most important factor is your ability to stick with your training long enough. Even for younger people there are injuries and other things that tend to interrupt training....

Judo: PAL programs, judo program, judoinfo
judo program, judoinfo, pal programs: I have not had any experience with PAL judo programs other than going to a PAL judo class a few times 25 years ago. I have heard that they work great and you can get some real financial support. I have a student who works for the Ventura Police Dept. looking...

Judo: Personal Trainer from world of Judo, british judo association, bradley stoke leisure centre
british judo association, bradley stoke leisure centre, sticky wicket: Steve, I don t know of any coaches in the Bristol area who fit nicely into the category you require. There are some very good coaches but they tend to have day jobs and concentrate on Judo. Fitness is kept mostly seperate as their limited time is spent...

Judo: Peter Boyes, judo classes, sport judo
judo classes, sport judo, mixed martial art: Hi again Michele, I m not sure of the exact breakdown between sport Judo clubs and Traditional . I was lucky when I began to learn the art as my first teacher was very much traditional, he even taught a bit of Aikido. After receiving a good grounding...

Judo: Promotion in Judo, yellow belts, belize central america
yellow belts, belize central america, arm shoulder: Hi Wellington Great question, I can give you a brief run down on our promotion rules. For junior those 18 and under we use yellow, orange, 2 greens, 2 blues, 2purple belts. Everyone is given their white belt because they need it to keep their gi close plus...

Judo: Promotion in Judo, mail bye, kansas city north
mail bye, kansas city north, comm center: Hi Jerry, I thought I d check in with you to be sure you received the info you needed for your new club. Let me know how things are going. My email is senseisami@sbcglobal.net please put judo in the subject line so I ll know it s not junk mail. Bye for now,...

Judo: principles of Judo and Jiu-Jistu, armlocks, striking techniques
armlocks, striking techniques, indiviual: Hi Lee, Let s see if I can answer your question. Judo was developed from Jujitsu and uses throws, pins, armlocks and chocking techniques. Jujitsu uses all of these plus other joint locks, and the kicking and striking techniques. As far as percents of...

Judo: principles, push hands, taichi
push hands, taichi, judo: I am afraid I don t know enough about taichi to completely answer your question. Judo does have important principles like you describe, but while learning it you will find it quite different from taichi. Judo is much more physical and you learn real-world...

Judo: problems with vestibular system, tour question, hotmail
tour question, hotmail, time practice: Juding by tour question. and the time that you spent in Karate. I have a suggestion. RELAX I assume that you are shodan or near that rank in Karate and with that you expect perfection that is a goal that is worthy of the quest. However, the breakfalls that...

Judo: When to promote in Judo, jab jab, judo union
jab jab, judo union, judo association: It was a pleasure meeting you as well. I am happy to hear that Belize has now taken the steps necessary to join the IJF. To establish a rank system I would suggest starting with one of the well-established systems used in another country. You will need...

Judo: Questions, self defense technique, technique judo
self defense technique, technique judo, spirit of the eagle: Hi Rick, Kami Basami, flying scissors was banned from Judo competition some time ago. The problem was when the person who was getting thrown would try to twist out of the throw. This usually resulted in dislocation of one or bost knees. Personally, I...

Judo: Questions, findlay ohio, crab claw
findlay ohio, crab claw, ju jutsu: Kami Basami [Crab Claw]is prohibited in all Judo Competitons. I dont for sure but, I do think you may use it a Ju Jitsu Tournament. I know for sure you could 5 years ago. The rule might have change for the Ju Jitsu Competitions. As an Instructor, I dont...

Judo: Questions, jujitsu master, japanese educational system
jujitsu master, japanese educational system, energy meridians: Sorry for the delay in responding. I did not immediately recognize Kami Bassami, which translates something akin to Wind (Kami) and Rain (Ami). The technique is called Kani Basami, and it is legal in judo competition, although rarely seen. The equivalent...

Judo: Randori with heavier, less experienced opponents, foot sweeps, findlay ohio
foot sweeps, findlay ohio, joe gordon: Question: Why does the Instructor put him with a heavier and less experienced kids? I would ask the Sensei that question 1st. I hate to see someone drop out of Judo because of this. I would, As a Sensei, let me work out with older kids that had more...

Judo: Randori Throws, stiff arm, basic moves
stiff arm, basic moves, typical reaction: Your situation is pretty typical. It takes a couple of years to learn the basic moves, then a couple more to learn how to apply them in randori. This is a big step and a real challenge in learning judo, but it is very satisfying when you figure it out. ...

Judo: Re: Encino Judo Club, pleasant valley recreation and park district, exact hours
pleasant valley recreation and park district, exact hours, valley recreation: Jose, You can join any of our classes at any time and that makes you a member of the Encino Judo Class. We have classes right now in Oxnard on Tuesday and Friday evenings, but you asked about our Camarillo class. This class is usually on Thursday evenings,...

Judo: Real World Application, kung fu san soo, self defense situation
kung fu san soo, self defense situation, many different ways: I think many people have discovered that Judo is a great complement to any striking art. The close range grappling we do in Judo (both standing and on the ground) prepares you for many situations not often practiced in Muay Thai, and it improves your overall...

Judo: re: escapes, pant leg, hipbone
pant leg, hipbone, free arm: Hi, Can you give me a little more details.First I assume you are talking about when someone is behind you when your on the mat? Okay if this is so then I need to know if your on your elbows and knees or are you in a sitting position. If you are on elbows and...

Judo: reaction time, weight group, kc mo
weight group, kc mo, competions: Hi John, I m very impressed. There are very few if anyone I know of your age just starting judo. I was 34 and that was considered old for a female. You need to have your coaches check for tournaments that include a masters divison. Masters start at age...

Judo: return to judo aged 53, weight resistance, heavy weights
weight resistance, heavy weights, forest of dean: Gwion, you are never too old - if you are fit enough you can partake in competitive Judo without any qualms and there seems to be an increasing number of veterans/masters tournaments around at the moment. If you still want to do Judo but are less inclined...

Judo: is it right for me, full contact sport, arm locks
full contact sport, arm locks, striking arts: Hi Alex Judo can be mastered by anyone of all sizes. Judo was invented by the Japanese, a small in stature people. However, you say you are self taught. This disturbs me when it comes to Judo. Because Judo is a full contact sport/art, the chance of a...

Judo: School Interventions, school interventions, rat fink
school interventions, rat fink, 14 yo girl: Hi Sonni, Boy this is a real tough question. I m not only a Judo coach, but I m also an educator. So even as hard as it might seem, your first course of action is to try to get an adult s help, even though most kids don t want too do this because they feel...

Judo: Seeking Personal Fitness Coach with for Judo experience, british judo association, trainer id
british judo association, trainer id, fitness coach: What you want sounds reasonable. To find someone to work out with I would try contacting one of the 4 Judo people in Bristol who are named on my web site at http://judoinfo.com/clubsuk.htm. If that doesn t give you some useful leads, I would check out the...

Judo: Shoulder Dislocation, shoulder dislocation, dislocated shoulders
shoulder dislocation, dislocated shoulders, amateur wrestlers: I have a few students that have had a dislocated shoulders in the past that are back in my Judo class. First, make sure a doctor says it is ok that you can practice a contact sport. Second, try to find a Judo Class that does NOT have many (if any)...

Judo: Simple, but gentle, self-defense move, forward momentum, arm shoulder
forward momentum, arm shoulder, correct names: Here is a typical Judo response, and one that every black belt should be able to do, as well as most students. Step back and parry the first few jabs forcing the attacker to step forward, commit himself, and try a more powerful punch like a cross, roundhouse,...

Judo: Specific differences between Judo and Jujitsu, self defense applications, wing chun gung fu
self defense applications, wing chun gung fu, leg locks: Hi Todd, You basicly have the idea. Judo was derived from jujitsu. Dr. Kano the founder of judo was a student in several marital arts, but he was opposed to the way they treated the students. They would just pretty much throw around and pound on new students...

Judo: Steve Scott..., gracie family, kc area
gracie family, kc area, disfunctional family: Hey Allen, This is Sandi, yes I m still in the area,I ve been with them since 84 and try to get up north to Steve s when I can. I m still coaching down near the Lykins area even though they closed Lykins Center a couple of years ago one of my students owns...

Judo: scoring, judo gi, minor moves
judo gi, minor moves, nidan: Bryan, Judo meets are scored various ways. One point ippon is necessary to win a match. This can be scored by one perfect move that scores one point or in a series of minor moves that can score as little as one eighth of a point each. Who ever reaches one...

Judo: How to get back in shape for competition, aerobic activity, how to get back in shape
aerobic activity, how to get back in shape, weight training: It sounds like you need to train smart, rather than hard. At 50 years old it is much more difficult to recover from injury, so you need to do everything you can to minimize the injuries that result in down time. I would suggest a supplemental training program...

Judo: shoulder injury, shoulder separation, acromioclavicular ligament
shoulder separation, acromioclavicular ligament, judo class: Thanks. I m glad my site has been helpful for you. This is really a medical question and it would be impossible to tell you anything without an exam and more information. My advice regardless of the condition of your shoulder is to take it easy. You don...

Judo: Are single leg takedowns with a leg trip allowed in Judo?, leg trip, judo class
leg trip, judo class, takedowns: Ques. 1 -- Some MMA fighters are skilled in judo throws, but most do not invest the time to learn them well enough to execute them. You are correct that it is easier to learn a single leg takedown, so that is what you see more of. What you are calling hip...

Judo: soft arts, aiki jujutsu, daito ryu
aiki jujutsu, daito ryu, hand strikes: What I ve found so far it seems aiki jujutsu and daito jujutsu and aikido are basiclly the same or very close to the same sport. The best way to really learn about these is do a search on the internet just put any of these in the search window. I feel you...

Judo: soft arts, aiki jujutsu, daito ryu
aiki jujutsu, daito ryu, laiden: You really know how to hurt a guy! I have read books on each and studied the first 4. Jujutsu is considered to be the basis of all martial arts from Japan, kinda. Judo is a safer version of Jujutsu with the bad stuff taken out. Judo also includes kusushi...

Judo: soft arts, martial art, google
martial art, google, data base: Hi CJ First I apologize for not answering sooner. I never got a notice of your question until just now. It must have gotten lost in the data base of the expert site. This would be a very long and involved answer. It would not be practical to answer it...

Judo: streetfight, karate training, advance techniques
karate training, advance techniques, arms and legs: Here are your two choices: 1. Your best choice is to avoid street fights. 2. Your second best choice is to train yourself to overcome your fear so that you can function under stress. Judo competition is good for that because it puts you in a similar situation...

Judo: streetfight, karate student, word fear
karate student, word fear, element of surprise: Hi Sanju Why are you getting into fights? The way you describe it, sounds like it is an every day happening. You had a Sensei/Master? Did he tell you it takes a bigger man to walk away from a fight? Ok, I m off my soap box. The emotions and body language...

Judo: stretching, isao inokuma, best judo
isao inokuma, best judo, judo classes: Hi Brent I have taught judo over 25 years. But I have never taught by email or by phone. What you ask is impossible to answer without writing a book. That is what Judo classes are for. Judo is a very good submission art. Judo and Jujitsu are the same...

Judo: Teaching Judo, national organization links, usji
national organization links, usji, belt rank: Assuming you are in the US, there are 3 national organizations authorized to issue valid judo ranks and instructor certifications -- USJA, USJI, and USJF. You and your students would have to belong to one of these organizations to have a valid judo rank and...

Judo: Technique vs. Time spent training, judo school, suitable subject
judo school, suitable subject, maximum effort: Yes you were very lucky to find this class. That s where I started my judo at the parks and rec community centers. I m still with them. Your right so many jujitsu clubs are doing this. We on the other hand are Shin-Gi-Ti style jujitsu club and we have tournaments...

Judo: Things that your life and art have taught you, judo competition, mutual benefit
judo competition, mutual benefit, 3 things: First, I will start with your PS Question. If you want to learn Judo the bible is Kodokan Judo by Jigoro Kano. Kano was the founder of Judo. Second, to your main question. I probably could write on and on, on this but I will try to keep this concise....

Judo: Things that your life and art have taught you, hidden abilities, verbal judo
hidden abilities, verbal judo, usja: Brian, Martial arts are a way of life, not just something you do on the side. Once I started really getting into Judo I looked at situations differently. I was aware of my surroundings and had responses and escapes going over in my head just to keep myself...

Judo: Things that your life and art have taught you, martial artists, new sport
martial artists, new sport, natural ability: Hi Brian, Sorry it took a couple of days to get to your question. Just been real busy with the grandbabies. Alright lets see if I can help you. I d have to say I feel Judo has actually taught my children more than me. My oldest has add,hadd, bd, ld....

Judo: Things that your life and art have taught you, maximum efficiency, mutual benefit
maximum efficiency, mutual benefit, thanks in advance: Brian, as someone who does Judo I am not used to being called Master - Pete is just fine. The life skills that Judo has taught me personally are based on the Maximum Efficiency/Mutual Benefit principles. This can be experienced in many ways, but...

Judo: Things that your life and art have taught you, mutual welfare, nut shell
mutual welfare, nut shell, maximum efficiency: Hi Brian Boy! That s a good one. I will have to put it in a nut shell, so to speak. As a youngster, I was very hyper. I fought a lot and got beat up a lot. I got bullied so I bullied others. Judo directed that energy into a positive aspect of my life....

Judo: Tournament Judo - Gripping, seoinage, time william
seoinage, time william, osotogari: This is a big question in Judo. You will see some discussion of it, and advice from various experts, on the discussion board at http://www.JudoInfo.com. You are correct in trying to remain relaxed, and you will make progress faster than those who stiffen up....

Judo: Training In Pain, sore muscles, torn muscle
sore muscles, torn muscle, mild pain: Hi Lonnie Geting old sucks, I know I m 55. First have you seen a Doc about your neck pain and if not has it gone away. Neck pain is nothing to mess with. If it has gone away it was most likely just stuff muscles. Your going to find that you will have pain...

Judo: Training., knowledgeable coach, consistent relationship
knowledgeable coach, consistent relationship, adult competition: The situation you describe is very typical for both boys and girls at this age. It is quite common for it to eventually result in some failures and even quitting judo. Most coaches consider it a major hurdle to move into this higher level of almost adult competition....

Judo: Triangle Choke / Head Holding, drive crash, usjf
drive crash, usjf, hi chris: Hi Chris There has not been a rule change to the chock you are talking about (kataha jime). However, it is up to the sensei to teach it the most effective and safe way he/she feels best. Usually this comes into the picture when the judoka is young or new...

Judo: Tricks for Competition, santa cruz california, royce gracie
santa cruz california, royce gracie, degree brown belt: Hi Matt, Looks like your on track with the first two skills. I also do jujitsu, but we use goshingitae style. Just a little piece of info for your ears only, you most likely don t know but Royce Gracie originaly trained with the same senseis as my two coaches...

Judo: Tricks for Competition, foot sweeps, degree brown belt
foot sweeps, degree brown belt, sankyu: Matthew, without knowing you in person it is hard to suggest what YOU should be doing, but I can tell you some of my favourites. I am lucky in that I am reasonably good at foot sweeps, therefore I can get a good reaction from my opponent when I threaten...

Judo: Tricks for Competition, degree brown belt, seoinage
degree brown belt, seoinage, sankyu: That s a question that someone could write a book about. Of course the little tricks that help your judo to succeed are things you usually learn along the way from teachers or just through trial and error. Also the most subtle things are the ones that work...

Judo: thank you to David Daley, blind traveler, blind character
blind traveler, blind character, email address: Hi Robert Where would I pick up a copy of your book? Standard book store? You bet you can email me. ddaley@stuffmarketing.com ddaley@stufftosell.net Be sure to put in the subject, something I will recognize. I don t open email if I don t know...

Judo: training, hands and knees, effective training
hands and knees, effective training, energy use: Hi Nelson Grappling is difficult to explain without demonstration. But, I will do my best. You ask: 1. What are some of the most effective training drills in grappling? and how? The one thing I did was to use my imagination. I would take the most difficult...

Judo: traioning after 45, black belts, combat art
black belts, combat art, good shape: You re never too old to participate in judo. One of our black belts started at age 42, and is currently ranked as a 4th Dan (in his 60 s). I began judo in 1965 and competed until 1978 (age 29). I re-entered competition in 1986 (age 37) and competed until...

Judo: what type of martial art to choose, striking arts, jujitsu
striking arts, jujitsu, martial art: Hi Karen, I think both judo and jujitsu are great for both defense and letting your anger out. I ve always pent my anger in judo or jujitsu class but in a controled way so that no one really gets hurt. I m not saying there s no chance of injury but using...

Judo: What are the types of injuries in Judo?, judo class, judo techniques
judo class, judo techniques, judo club: Hi Gillian A very good question It has been established that there have been no injuries caused by Judo. Now to clarify, There have been injuries AT a Judo class but not because of Judo. The injuries were caused by not performing the technique correctly....

Judo: Why Uchi-Mata?, uchimata, versatile technique
uchimata, versatile technique, judo techniques: Uchimata is often seen in the heavy weight division, for example by one of the world s greatest champions, Yasuhiro Yamashita. It is a bit easier to do if you are taller than your opponent because you can take advantage of your longer body which makes for...

Judo: America, leg extension machine, randori
leg extension machine, randori, compition: Linda, I will answer your 2nd question first. The official language of Judo is Japanese except for in Korea. In Korea, Judokas use Korean. The Americans are doing better in world competitions lately with people like Rhonda Rousey winning silver in...

Judo: Uchimata-sukashi, hitoshi sugai, hal gold
hitoshi sugai, hal gold, controversial situation: Uchimata sukashi is a popular counter throw used in judo competition and free practice. Several matches in the most recent Olympics were decided by this throw. In the 2000 Olympic Games finals of the men s heavyweight division there was a very controversial...

Judo: Ude Garami, judo tournaments, shoulder pain
judo tournaments, shoulder pain, elbow: Although the rules say that you cannot apply joint locks anywhere except the elbow, it is never enforced when it comes to ude garami. Ude garami is considered a legal joint lock in judo, and it is understood that pressure in the shoulder is often unavoidable....

Judo: United states Womens Champion, womens champion, google
womens champion, google, illegal move: Hi Kevin You don t say if you are looking for a male or female. With the information you gave me, I would have to be psychic to find this person. Just kidding you. What I did was research the name JEN both male and female. 0 finds on the male end....

Judo: Ura gatame?, ippon book, armlock
ippon book, armlock, summer olympics: The IJF rules (which you can read at http://judoinfo.com/pdf/Contest%20Rules-03.pdf) state in Article 26 that a pin must be in a kesa or a shiho position. This is interpreted to mean chest to chest (like yoko shiho gatame) or sideways (like in kesa gatame)....

Judo: understanding the difrence, jujitsu, doctor of education
jujitsu, doctor of education, bjj: Hi Mark, Let s see if I can help you. First judo was founded by Dr. Jigaro Kano. He was a doctor of education, he was also a multi-martial arts student and teacher. He was a master in jujitsu and, judo is what he developed out of the jujitsu, karate, and...

Judo: how to use my height., center of gravity, oponent
center of gravity, oponent, s center: Judoka, You stated you are a beginner. You sensei wants you to learn the various throws that are involved in Judo. Once you learn the throws, you can concentrate on the techniques that you feel comfortable with. Height can be a disadvantage on some throws...

Judo: how can i withstand, quick temper, streetfight
quick temper, streetfight, sure what kind: Hi, I know how you feel, I felt the same way at first when I started judo. I found the more I learned and the more I competed the less scared and nervious I became. But as my coaches told me a little fear is good it keeps us from doing really stupid things,...

Judo: how do you put someone into..., hind quarters, armlock
hind quarters, armlock, guard position: Hi; I m Sammi, Okay lets see if I can help you. Sorry it took a couple of days to reply, but I ve been real busy with my Grandbabies. In the guard is used in almost any ground grappling sports. We use in in judo, jujitsu, sombo, pankration, and wrestling....

Judo: young son interested in karate, how about judo?, karate studios, karate class
karate studios, karate class, studio instructor: Hi Kris This is a great question and I wish more parents took as active role in choosing a club/school. 1. I like the sport focus of judo more than the defense focus of other martial arts. At 6-7 years of age, is there a significant difference in skills...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: 13 year old girl, lisi harrison, amazon
lisi harrison, amazon, kids books: Dear Barry - I have some great ideas for you and your daughter (my son is also 13). Unfortunately, I m on my way out of town for a family funeral and don t have time for a full answer right now. I was just about to sign out of All Experts when your question...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: 1960's series on Hot Rods, book keeper, best bet
book keeper, best bet, hot rods: Hello Patty I m sorry but this series was before my time as a librarian! I have looked up Henry Galt on the internet, asked friends and my husband, but no one knows of the series or where to buy it. Your best bet is to go to your local bookstore and order...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: 2 Books from my youth, mrs piggle wiggle, grape soda
mrs piggle wiggle, grape soda, orange soda: Dear Denise - Wow, a tough one! At first, I thought the scene you remembered might have been from one of the Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle books, but I wasn t able to find that story in any of them. I ve searched through hundreds of children s book listings, searching...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Ballet/Circus star book, daring feats, circus night
daring feats, circus night, ballet books: Hi there The book you refer to is not one I am familiar with. Is it English or American? If it is American, you may be better referring it to one of my colleagues. I have had a good search on the internet but with no joy. Good luck with the search...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Book from my youth that is driving me mad!!, driving me mad, inmates
driving me mad, inmates, wales: Hi there Sorry it s taken me a while to get back to you but I have had difficulty accessing my computer. I m afraid I have had no joy with the book you are looking for. Can you remember any of the character s names? I have tried searching for books...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Getting my book or idea published, book proposal, magazine markets
book proposal, magazine markets, how to write a childrens book: Dear Vicky - The best approach to finding a publisher for your book is to work through an agent. To find an appropriate agent, you ll need to prepare a book proposal and mail it to agents who deal in your type of book. It s not uncommon to send out many,...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Desperately seeking a book from my childhood, west indian girl, obscure book
west indian girl, obscure book, pink cat: Hi there Sorry it has taken me a while to get back to you but my computer has been unavailable for much of the last week. Anyway, I have had a good look for the book you are enquiring about. I find it hard to believe that, with so much information,...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: "Peewee" children's story, carol ryrie brink, newberry award winner
Juvenile & Children`s Books: "Peewee" children's story, carol ryrie brink, newberry award winner, caddie woodlawn

Juvenile & Children`s Books: girls switching, margaret j anderson, hand copies
margaret j anderson, hand copies, amazon: Tara If you read the post then the answer was also there. It is Searching for Shona by Margaret J. Anderson. One rich girl being sent to Canada and one working class girl staying in England, they meet at an evacuation point and switch clothes and...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Harry Potter First Edition, first edition books, cloth spine
first edition books, cloth spine, harry potter book: Hi, Sophia - Your question is way outside of my own area of expertise. I review books but know nothing about collecting or the value of first editions. However, I found some websites that might help you to find some answers: http://www.ehow.com/how_2162128_hundreds-dollars-just-few-dollars.html...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Looking for book i read as a child, richard scarry books, hippo family
richard scarry books, hippo family, richard scarry: Hi there It seems to me that this could be a Richard Scarry book. I m afraid I couldn t tell you which one because there are so many but if you google in Richard Scarry, a list of his books will be available. The second book does sound like it could be...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: "Peewee" children's story, funny incidents, pee wee
funny incidents, pee wee, peewee: Dear Sherry - Sorry for the delay in getting back to you - my kids and I were all sick last week. Wow, that is some story! I wasn t familiar with it, so I spent some time searching on the internet. You wouldn t believe how many children s books include...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: 70's/80's childrens book, jazz musician, british jazz
jazz musician, british jazz, authors name: Hi there I m afraid that I ve drawn exactly the same blanks as you searching via Google. It may be worth checking with my colleagues to see if any of them have heard of this book. Sorry I couldn t help you this time but good luck with your search...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Children's Book, ken wagner, richard scarry
ken wagner, richard scarry, figment: Hi, Jen - I m not really an expert on older books, but you provided plenty of information! There s 1 used copy of the book for sale on amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Tony-His-Friends-Ken-Wagner/dp/0307611531/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1225286516&sr=1-1...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: childrens book, five go off in a caravan, enid blyton
five go off in a caravan, enid blyton, s books: Hi Marion This is an unfortunately common scenario in children s books for the era. Enid Blyton is particularly familiar with the idea, using it in several Famous Five books (most notably Five Go Off In A Caravan), but also in The Caravan Famiy. There was...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Fantasy book, fantasy genre, flying horses
fantasy genre, flying horses, fantasy book: Hi there Sorry it has taken me so long to answer your question but I have been searching as many book sites as I can in the hope that I can find the book you remember. Unfortunately, I have drawn a blank. There are plenty of books about flying horses...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Find a book/new series, kids books, 8-year old
kids books, 8-year old, third grade: Dear Kenneth - Thanks for your questions. I probably can t help you much with #2. I m not familiar with the book you described, and it s very difficult to find an older book (that may be out of print) when you don t know at least part of the title or...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Forgotten Book Title, librarything com, e bay
librarything com, e bay, alibris: Hi, Jordon - Sorry, but finding older books is not my area of expertise. I did try a few searches using the elements of the book you remember, but it s almost impossible to find an older book without additional details, like part of the title, author,...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Children's Book, book resellers, seven stories
Juvenile & Children`s Books: Children's Book, book resellers, seven stories, monkey

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Find a book/new series, magic tree, tree house
Juvenile & Children`s Books: Find a book/new series, magic tree, tree house, mysteries

Juvenile & Children`s Books: harry potter-super rare mis-bound, book club editions, lol
Juvenile & Children`s Books: harry potter-super rare mis-bound, book club editions, lol, book club edition

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Spooky 1970's chapter book- girls in a painting, wicked pigeon ladies in the garden, mary chase
Juvenile & Children`s Books: Spooky 1970's chapter book- girls in a painting, wicked pigeon ladies in the garden, mary chase, holly beth walker

Juvenile & Children`s Books: girls wearing poodle skirts from the 50's, poodle skirts, poodle skirt
poodle skirts, poodle skirt, beverly cleary: Though there are many books form the maltshop era where girls wore poodle skirts, one that was really popular was Fifteen by Beverly Cleary, and it is still in print. You can find reviews of it here: http://www.amazon.com/Fifteen-Camelot-Books-Beverly-Cleary/dp/0380728044/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1225086271&sr=1-...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: harry potter-super rare mis-bound, harry potte, hp book
harry potte, hp book, harry potter book: Hi there You don t say which HP book you have so it is difficult to answer your question. Have a look at these links:- http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/1121718801888_117128001/?hub=Entertainment http://www.rarebooknews.com/archives/2005/07/are_harry_potte.php...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: help with finding a title, water witch, wooden spoon
water witch, wooden spoon, helen cooper: Hi there It sounds as though this book could be Lucy and the Egg Witch by Moira Miller and Helen Cooper. Published in 1989, the synopsis is Lucy ate an egg and forgot to make a hole in the shell and so the Egg Witch cast a spell and shrank Lucy until...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: juvenile book, brer rabbit stories, juvenile book
brer rabbit stories, juvenile book, mid 50s: Hi Sharon I apologise for the length of time my reply has taken, but I m afraid I had no luck. The only things I could think about were the Brer Rabbit stories, but nothing there seems to match up with what you have described. Many apologies! K...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: i'm looking for a book i read as a child, seven deadly sins, time kind
seven deadly sins, time kind, s books: Hi there I m sorry, but this is not a book which I am familiar with. Is it American or Canadian? If so, it may be worth trying to contact one of my colleagues as my area is really English children s books. Sorry I couldn t help you this time. Kind...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: reader, dick and jane, grade readers
dick and jane, grade readers, best bet: Hi Leila I have two possible solutions for you: Possibly I am David by Anne Holm? It s about a boy on the run, escaped from a camp, his travels across Europe. There are lots of editions, including some for schools. It s a bit old for first grade though...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: IN SEARCH OF AN OLD STORY I HAD WHEN I WAS LITTLE!, mister sun, strawberry shortcake
mister sun, strawberry shortcake, amazon: Hi there The only book I can think of which sounds remotely like the one you remember is Strawberry Shortcake and Sad Mister Sun which was published in 1983. When the Sun feels nobody appreciates him and he spends less and less time in Strawberryland,...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Spooky 1970's chapter book- girls in a painting, librarything com, period clothes
librarything com, period clothes, e bay: Dear Jenny - Sorry, but finding older books is not my area of expertise. I did try a few searches using the elements of the book you remember, but it s almost impossible to find an older book without additional details, like part of the title, author,...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Trying to find old children's book, story of a woman, s books
story of a woman, s books, short story: Hi there I m sorry but this is not a book which I am familiar with. Is it American or Canadian? If so, it may be worth trying one of my colleagues as my area is really English children s books. Sorry I couldn t help you further. Kind regards ...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Trying to find title of book I read in the 1980's, carol beach york, local public library
carol beach york, local public library, darknesses: Hi Kari Could it be I Will Make You Disappear by Carol Beach York? I haven t read it in a while, so I can t remember if the father died, but I did find this blurb online By the seven powers of the seven darknesses, I will make you disappear. Mandrake...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: 2nd grade books, books, second grade
books, second grade, 2nd grade: Dear Lori - I apologize for the delay in getting back to you. I ve been sick this past week. I have two boys, now in 5th and 9th grades, and they both loved Henry & Mudge when they were your son s age! Those are great books. I ll recommend some others...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: animal ark, wes magee, poem
wes magee, poem, poetry: Dear Zoe - According to amazon.com, Wes Magee has written 8 books of poems. Here is the list: http://www.amazon.com/gp/search/ref=sr_adv_b/?search-alias=stripbooks&unfiltered=1&field-keywords=poem&field-author=wes+magee&field-title=&field-isbn=&field-publisher=&node=4&url=&field-feature_browse-bin=&field-binding_browse-bin=&field-subject=&field-language=&field-dateop=&field-datemod=&field-dateyear=&sort=relevancerank&Adv-Srch-Books-Submit.x=19&Adv-Srch-Books-Submit.y=8...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Chambers Reprints of Chalet School Books, chalet school books, cbb
chalet school books, cbb, simple answer: Hi Kathryn The simple answer to your question is basically, yes . Unlike the numerous and often brutally abridged versions of the paperbacks, the hardbacks, if they are changed at all, are generally only altered in very small ways. This mostly affects...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Children's Book, lib bdg, hans christian anderson
lib bdg, hans christian anderson, orchard books: Hi Pam I m not familiar with this one, but it does involve a little match girl. In Shadowland Mitsumasa Anno 1988 English Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience 13 [i.e. 32] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm. New York : Orchard Books, ; ISBN: 0531057410...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Childrens Book, little girl and the tiny doll, edward ardizzone
little girl and the tiny doll, edward ardizzone, johanna johnston: Hi Donna I hadn t hear of this myself, but I asked around a got a few possibilities: Molly s Moe, by Kay Chorao, Seabury 1976 Through a process of systematic deduction, Molly finds not only her lost stuffed dinosaur, Moe, but lots of other things she...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Fabbri Publishing - Once Upon A time, once upon a time, cassette
once upon a time, cassette, set: Dear Sunny - Although I have had many questions about this set of tapes, I have no way to put you in touch with the others who ve asked. AllExperts is a Q&A site, not a sales site, and I have no way to contact people after I ve answered their question....

Juvenile & Children`s Books: 2nd grade books, junie b jones books, pinky and rex
Juvenile & Children`s Books: 2nd grade books, junie b jones books, pinky and rex, junie b jones

Juvenile & Children`s Books: History based teen book, rosemary sutcliff, librarything com
rosemary sutcliff, librarything com, e bay: Dear Fiona - Sorry, but finding older books is not my area of expertise. I did try a search on amazon for the author name. Here is a listing of all of her books: http://www.amazon.com/s/qid=1225929399/ref=sr_st?keywords=rosemary+sutcliff&rs=1000&page=1&rh=i%3Astripbooks%2Ck%3Arosemary+sutcliff&sort=salesrank...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: remember book the invisble something....., things not seen by andrew clements, amazing coincidence
things not seen by andrew clements, amazing coincidence, andrew clements: Dear Ana - Finding books that people describe is really not my area of expertise, and it s usually just about impossible without an author or title, BUT... Believe it or not, I think I just picked this book up at the library today! It s not very old...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: 2 Books, librarything com, e bay
librarything com, e bay, alibris: Dear Danielle - The books you described are not familiar to me, and finding older books is not my area of expertise. I review current children s books. I did try a few searches using the elements of the book you remember, but it s almost impossible...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: book, dear canada, book series
dear canada, book series: Dear Rhience - I wasn t familiar with the Dear Canada series, but I looked it up at amazon.com. Here is their listing of books in that series (there are a few unrelated books mixed into this list, too): http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_ss_gw?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=dear+canada&x=0&y=0...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: a book from my chilhood (1990-ish), librarything com, e bay
librarything com, e bay, alibris: Dear Jolen - The book you described is not familiar to me, and finding older books is not my area of expertise. I review current children s books. I did try a few searches using the elements of the book you remember, but it s almost impossible to find...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: childrens book, fletcher, dog
fletcher, dog, map: Dear Heather - I think you might be thinking of a series of early chapter books called The Fletcher Mysteries. Here s a listing from amazon: http://www.amazon.com/phrase/Fletcher-Mysteries/ref=cap_top_0 If this isn t what you were thinking of, you...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Dragon Slayers Academy, class trip to the cave of doom, dragon slayers academy
class trip to the cave of doom, dragon slayers academy, wiglaf: Hi Norma Sorry for the delay in replying to your question. Unfortunately I have not been able to find out any information about this incorrect printing so I m not able to tell you if the book has increased value. However, as the original volume is only...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: First Book, teen, how to
teen, how to, write: Hi, Samantha - How wonderful that you are working on a book! Your question is an interesting one, and there s not a simple answer to it. Believe me, many experts have tried to figure out what makes a book good or interesting! It s a hard thing to...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Harry potter and the philosopher's stone, harry potter books, harry potter book
harry potter books, harry potter book, distinctive features: Hi Owen I can t possibly tell if your book is a first print without holding it. Check the page that contains the publisher s details and see if it says Reprint or X Edition (X being the number of the edition). Very important in the value of the...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Need help finding a book, find old book, help
find old book, help, find: Dear Sweta - The book you described is not familiar to me, and finding older books is not my area of expertise. I review current children s books. I did try a few searches using the elements of the book you remember, but it s almost impossible to find...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Once upon a time audio cassette series, how to, search
how to, search, old: Hi, Verity - It s amazing to me how many people have asked about this tape set! It must be something pretty special. I m not familiar with it myself, but I think I recall that the publishing company that sold the tapes was in the UK, so you might have...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: searching for children's book, librarything com, e bay
librarything com, e bay, alibris: Dear Rosemary - The book you described is not familiar to me, and finding older books is not my area of expertise. I review current children s books. I did try a few searches using the elements of the book you remember, but it s almost impossible to...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Audio Book, enid blyton, ebay
enid blyton, ebay, christmas sampler: Dear Laura - I did some searching for you and found one audiobook that sounds like what you ve described: http://www.amazon.com/Christmas-Story-Enid-Blyton/dp/1856561801/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1202330960&sr=1-1 Amazon says they don t have...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Book ideas for 8 year-old girl, advanced reader, mrs piggle wiggle, family fun magazine
mrs piggle wiggle, family fun magazine, books by andrew clements: Dear Lucy - Your question is my favorite kind to answer! My family and I all love to read, and I review kids books for Family Fun magazine, so I love to pass along good book recommendations to kids who enjoy reading. I have two boys. One is 13 years...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Book valuations, alice s adventures in wonderland, adventures in wonderland
alice s adventures in wonderland, adventures in wonderland, son ltd: Hi there I m afraid that book valuations are outside my area of expertise. I have had a look online but cannot find anyone who is selling a copy of this edition. My advice to you would be to contact organisations such as Alice s Shop at info@aliceinwonderlandshop.co.uk....

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Childrens book of the 70's, dew drop inn, eve garnett
dew drop inn, eve garnett, sweet william: Hi Fiona The books are by Eve Garnett and, you are right, the titles of some of them do refer to the name of the street where they lived. There are three books in the series - The Family from One End Street , Further Adventures of the Family from One...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Audio Book, enid blyton, christmas
Juvenile & Children`s Books: Audio Book, enid blyton, christmas

Juvenile & Children`s Books: trying to locate name of original book, grandmother alice, gap school
Juvenile & Children`s Books: trying to locate name of original book, grandmother alice, gap school, reba mcentire

Juvenile & Children`s Books: HARRY POTTER 1ST EDITIONS, joanne rowling, jk rowling
joanne rowling, jk rowling, harry potter books: Hi Tommy Congratulations to you! I hope you enjoy reading the books as much as you enjoy collecting the editions of them. I have done a little research into this and found a number of websites that provide information about your books. This is what...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Hi.. I am trying to find this book, google search, mystery book
google search, mystery book, weird happenings: Hi there This is not a series I am familiar with. Is it an English book or could it be American/Canadian? If not English, it may be worth asking one of my colleagues. I have done a google search but this has only turned up the Box Car Children mysteries...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: "Over the Moon", ebay, amazon
ebay, amazon, mid 1980s: Dear Jaime - I did some searching for you, and I think I found the book you remember. Here s its description on amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Over-Moon-Elissa-H-Guest/dp/0553265652/ref=sr_1_28?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1204061104&sr=1-28 Although it s...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: The Once Upon A Time Audio Cassette Set, audio cassette, little girl
audio cassette, little girl, comcast: Dear Rhian - Sorry for the delay. I ve been trying to contact the woman who wanted to sell the tape set you re interested in. She just replied to me with her contact information. To try to keep your contact information private (both yours and hers),...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Once upon a time, ali baba and the forty thieves, snow white and the seven dwarfs
ali baba and the forty thieves, snow white and the seven dwarfs, little matchgirl: Dear Grace - I ve had several other people ask me about this same set. I m not familiar with it myself and couldn t find any information on the internet either. Your best bet is probably to try selling the set on-line. There are several good options:...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: old children's book, librarything com, e bay
librarything com, e bay, alibris: Dear Laura - From your description, I guessed that the book you remember was a picture book? I tried several searches but didn t find anything that sounded close to what you ve described. It s very likely that the book is out of print by now. You...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: once upon a time book, e mail address, time tapes
e mail address, time tapes, online auctions: Dear Sarah - Believe it or not, I ve just had another person contact me at AllExperts, looking for this book & cassette set! She would like to buy a set, so if you re still interested in selling, please send me an e-mail at jacksonde@comcast.net with...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: shoe book, sally fitz gibbon, amazon co uk
sally fitz gibbon, amazon co uk, blue shoes: Hi there I m not familiar with this book but wonder if it could be any of the following:- Two Shoes, Blue Shoes, New Shoes - Sally Fitz-Gibbon New Shoes - Jeanne Willis Two Shoes, New Shoes - Shirley Hughes I Like Shoes - Kerin Elaine McKenna...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: can't remember title to a few childhood favorites, gold bricks, marie mcswigan
gold bricks, marie mcswigan, librarything com: Dear Mary - I never read the first book you remember, but I recalled hearing of it recently. With a little searching, I found it. Here s the listing at amazon.com: http://www.amazon.com/Snow-Treasure-Marie-McSwigan/dp/0590425374/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1202308038&sr=1-1...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: trying to locate name of original book, librarything com, simalar
librarything com, simalar, lil boys: Hi, Karen - I wasn t familiar with the book you remember, so I tried some searches on the internet. I couldn t find any listings at all with the name you remember (I tried both spellings that you used). The book is very likely out of print. You might...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: 1940's or 1950's series, watermelon party, watermelon seed
watermelon party, watermelon seed, black seeds: Hi Karen I think this must be Betsy s Busy Summer by Carolyn Haywood. In this beginning-chapter book, Betsy, her friends Ellen and Billy, and her younger sister Star enjoy summer vacation by having a watermelon party, attempting to fry an egg on the...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: 3 farmers lose their animals in a wind storm, librarything com, e bay
librarything com, e bay, alibris: Dear Nancy - The book you ve described sounds vaguely familiar to me. I tried lots of different searches online using keywords, but, unfortunately, it s almost impossible to find a book without at least part of the author or title, especially an older...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: 70s children's book, librarything com, elementary school library
librarything com, elementary school library, e bay: Dear Rick - I wasn t familiar with the books you ve described, so I tried a few different searches online using keywords, but, unfortunately, it s almost impossible to find a book without at least part of the author or title, especially an older book...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: 90's horror book for kids, goat boy, apple orchard
goat boy, apple orchard, fern island: Was it the Shiver s series by M D Spenser? Here is a list of the books in the series in the hope that one may jog your memory:- THE ENCHANTED ATTIC A GHASTLY SHADE OF GREEN GHOST WRITER THE ANIMAL REBELLION THE LOCKED ROOM THE HAUNTING HOUSE...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: a book i read as a child., cyber space, picture book
cyber space, picture book, e mail: Hi there I did answer your question yesterday but obviously my e-mail is floating around in cyber-space! I m afraid that I am not familiar with the book you are trying to find. Can you remember anything else about it? Was it a picture book? If you...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: children's book I read in 1991-1997?, dinosaur bones, pam conrad
dinosaur bones, pam conrad, i d cry: This sounds like a totally lovely book. I had never heard of it before, but I ran some searches and came up with _My Daniel_ by Pam Conrad. They re selling it on Amazon. I m going to order a copy myself; everyone else gives it great reviews, and you obviously...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: childrens picture book (80's), gypsy caravan, picture book
gypsy caravan, picture book, amazon: Hi there Thank you for your question which I received yesterday (obviously, it s slow in cyberspace this week!) I am not familiar with the book you refer to and have had a hunt for it on Amazon but with no joy. If you can think of any further information...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Desperately searching for mystery book!, paul m levitt, vocab word
paul m levitt, vocab word, letter of the alphabet: I had never heard of this book, but I ran some searches and found _The Weighty Word Book_ by Paul M. Levitt and Janet Stevens. Don t be fooled by the picture-book cover: Amazon lists it as 92 pages long. It is unavailable on Amazon, but several other vendors...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Do you have experience publishing book?, book proposal, magazine markets
book proposal, magazine markets, s market: Dear Beo - I don t have any experience with children s book publishing, but I can provide you with some resources that might be helpful to you. The best approach to finding a publisher for your book is to work through an agent. To find an appropriate...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: 1940's or 1950's series, carolyn keene, brain
Juvenile & Children`s Books: 1940's or 1950's series, carolyn keene, brain

Juvenile & Children`s Books: 90's horror book for kids, amazon, tiny town
Juvenile & Children`s Books: 90's horror book for kids, amazon, tiny town, invasion

Juvenile & Children`s Books: childrens picture book (80's), best of luck, amazon
Juvenile & Children`s Books: childrens picture book (80's), best of luck, amazon

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Harry Potter, harry potter the philosophers stone, printing errors
harry potter the philosophers stone, printing errors, philosopher: Hi Dylan I m sorry to disappoint you, but second editions of Philosopher s Stone do not have any great value as far as I can establish. The printing errors seem to be related only to the first edition of the story. I am not sure what you mean by a shiny...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: harry poter first editions how much do they cost, amazon co uk, charity shop
amazon co uk, charity shop, edition copies: Hi there You don t say whether you have a child s or adult s copy or whether it is English or American. In any event, I m afraid that, unless your first edition is signed, you probably will not get more than £20.00 for it. By the time the fifth book...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Looking for a childhood book, scholastic book club, tiny babies
scholastic book club, tiny babies, childhood book: That is a lovely book. It is called _The Rainbabies_, and it s by Laura Krauss Melmed. It looks like it s still in print, so you should have no trouble getting a copy. Thank you for reminding me of it! I m planning to look for my own copy and read it again....

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Looking for titles of children book series, jerome beatty jr, sweet genevieve
jerome beatty jr, sweet genevieve, level thanks: Is it possible that you re talking about the Matthew Looney books by Jerome Beatty, Jr? They were 1960s and 70s, and though I have not read them, their Wikipedia entry suggests that the sister character was important (and became the protagonist in 3 later...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: The Mummy Market, mummy market, nancy burns
mummy market, nancy burns, amazon: Hi there As this is an American book, it might be worth trying one of my colleagues as my particular expertise is English children s books. Having said that, the book looked so good that I have managed to get hold of a copy from Amazon, so if I can find...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Old Book, annette tison, talus taylor
annette tison, talus taylor, imaginative book: Hi there Could it possibly be Barbapapa s New House by Annette Tison and Talus Taylor? Barbamama sounds like the character you describe and they did have children called Barbabravo, Barbabright, Barbazoo, Barbabeau, Barbabelle, Barbalala and Barbalib who...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Once Upon A Time Book Series, online auctions, best bet
online auctions, best bet, audio cassettes: Hi, Melody - I have been inundated with questions about this book and tape set - both from people who want to buy it and from those who want to sell it. I tried to hook up one buyer and seller, but I wasn t able to with the way that AllExperts is set...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: pig story book, watercolor illustrations, librarything com
watercolor illustrations, librarything com, word mirror: Hi, Monica - I tried some searches for the books you remember, but there just wasn t enough detail for an adequate search. You might want to try a couple of websites where you post what you remember about a book, and other people can reply. Librarything...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Sebastion Rook, scholastic uk, amazon uk
scholastic uk, amazon uk, amazon co uk: Dear Cathy - It appears that books IV, V, and VI of the Vampire Plagues have not yet been released in the U.S. This is fairly common for books to first be released in their country of origin and later in other countries. Here are listings of the books...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: The Children's Hour, ebay search, favorite fairy tales
ebay search, favorite fairy tales, ebay: Hi, Karen - Sorry for the delay - had a busy week last week! I found several used sets of The Children s Hour for sale. It s probably out of print by now, but here are some of the used sets: http://www.amazon.com/Childrens-Hour-16-Set/dp/B000ELVYKK/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1208185874&sr=1-1...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: children's book about ghosts, antonia barber, amazon co uk
antonia barber, amazon co uk, brother jamie: Hi there Thanks for the helpful information. I think that the book is called The Ghosts by Antonia Barber. It is about Lucie and her brother Jamie who are recruited by the ghosts to help save two Victorian children, Sara and Georgie, from a tragic...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: The Children's Hour, barrows, marjorie
Juvenile & Children`s Books: The Children's Hour, barrows, marjorie, vol 1

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, printing error, error on page
Juvenile & Children`s Books: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, printing error, error on page, order of the phoenix

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Harry Potter Book, first edition books, rare book dealers
first edition books, rare book dealers, harry potter and the order of the phoenix: Dear Terence - Your question is way outside of my own area of expertise. I review books but know nothing about collecting or the value of first editions. However, I found some websites that might help you to find some answers: http://www.ehow.com/how_2162128_hundreds-dollars-just-few-dollars.html...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, harry potter books, first four books
harry potter books, first four books, harry potters: I m sorry! I just clicked the send a thank-you note button in the portion of the AllExperts site for experts, which was obviously a totally inappropriate response to your question. This should be the second e-mail that you receive from me on this subject;...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, harry potter books, harry potter and the order of the phoenix
harry potter books, harry potter and the order of the phoenix, abebooks: Hi there Thanks for your question. There seems to be a bit of a run lately on Harry Potter questions! I notice that you have asked one of my colleague this question and received a pretty comprehensive answer. I can really add very little to this save...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, first edition books, rare book dealers
first edition books, rare book dealers, harry potter and the order of the phoenix: Dear Somer - Your question is way outside of my own area of expertise. I review books but know nothing about collecting or the value of first editions. However, I found some websites that might help you to find some answers: http://www.ehow.com/how_2162128_hundreds-dollars-just-few-dollars.html...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: harry potter deluxe editions 1/1, harry potter books, amazon co uk
harry potter books, amazon co uk, philosophers stone: Hi there It is always easier to answer book valuation questions if you are able to give the ISBN numbers. I am assuming that the ISBN number of the Prisoner of Azkaban is 0747545111. If this is the case then, I am afraid that it is unlikely that you...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Indentification of a book, wayside school gets a little stranger, sideways stories from wayside school
wayside school gets a little stranger, sideways stories from wayside school, strange school: Oh that is a wonderful book! It is called _Sideways Stories from Wayside School_ by Louis Sachar. It and its sequels, _Wayside School Is Falling Down_ and _Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger_ are really wonderful. Thank you for reminding me of them!...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: native american book, librarything com, e bay
librarything com, e bay, alibris: Dear April - I d like to help you find the book you remember, but I would need additional information in order to even attempt a search - at least a word or two from the title, part of the author s name, or details of the plot. Unfortunately, I don t...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Shivers series, ebay co uk, goat boy
ebay co uk, goat boy, apple orchard: Hi there There appear to be 36 books in the Shivers series and, as they were published between 1996 and 1998, it may be a question of buying them either severally or singly off Amazon or ebay. Here is the list of books below:- THE ENCHANTED ATTIC...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: self publishing & paying an illustrator, book writers, self publishing
book writers, self publishing, subscription fee: Hi, Nicole - Unfortunately, your question is well outside of my own areas of expertise. You might try these resources: www.writersmarket.com (requires a subscription fee but includes lots of great information on selling your work, including a detailed...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: antique book value, nathaniel hawthorne, antique book
nathaniel hawthorne, antique book, valuer: Hi there I am afraid that as Nathaniel Hawthorne is an American author, this question is outside my area of expertise. A local second hand book dealer may be able to provide you with details of a valuer who can assist you. Kind regards Nick...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Children's Books, children's, book
children's, book, barapapas: Dear Frank - That book isn t familiar to me, but someone else posted a similar question awhile back. Here s a response that someone else provided... The blob things you posted about (text excerpted below) are the Barbapapas. This was something I looked...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Children's book, nchez, face powder
nchez, face powder, folk tale: I think you re looking for Perez and Martina: A Portorican Folk Tale by Pura Belpré, illustrated by Carlos Sánchez (1932, reprinted in 1960). Here is a description culled from this page: Martina is a beautiful, hard-working cockroach who...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: looking for a book I read as a kid, betty ren wright, sindhu
Juvenile & Children`s Books: looking for a book I read as a kid, betty ren wright, sindhu, nancy

Juvenile & Children`s Books: teen girl book 1940's or 50's, san joaquin valley, blue willow
Juvenile & Children`s Books: teen girl book 1940's or 50's, san joaquin valley, blue willow, valley girl

Juvenile & Children`s Books: The Giver, homework question, lois lowery
homework question, lois lowery, book the giver: It s interesting to me that you refer to the fact that it has little or no educational purpose. Do you believe this to be a fact? I know that it is assigned as reading in a lot of schools, including public schools in some states, which suggests to me that...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: HELP FINDING A BOOK OF MY CHILDHOOD, children's book series, nonfiction
children's book series, nonfiction, mouse: Dear Heather - I wasn t familiar with the books you described, so I tried a few different searches online using keywords, but, unfortunately, it s almost impossible to find a book without at least part of the author or title, especially older books that...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: looking for a book I read as a kid, librarything com, e bay
librarything com, e bay, alibris: Dear Nancy - I wasn t familiar with the book you described, so I tried a few different searches online using keywords, but, unfortunately, it s almost impossible to find a book without at least part of the author or title, especially an older book that...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Mother Daughter Book Group Recommendation, second-grade, books
second-grade, books, recommendations: Dear Carla - That sounds like a great idea! Our family loves to read, and it s so much fun to read books together and talk about them. You don t mention your daughters reading levels, so I ll suggest a range of books for that age group. I ll mark those...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Nancy Drew Books, nancy drew, books
nancy drew, books, series: Dear Caroline - There really isn t a simple answer to your question because the series has continued in various forms since it started in 1930. There were 56 books in the original series, published from 1930 - 1979. Then Simon & Schuster acquired the...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Publishing?, professional illustrator, childrens writers
professional illustrator, childrens writers, book proposal: Dear Denise - Your first step is to write the book. It sounds from your note as if it s still just a concept. In order to find a publisher for a children s book, you ll need a complete book, well-written and professional, to include in your book proposal....

Juvenile & Children`s Books: teen girl book 1940's or 50's, jean nielsen, mom and dad
jean nielsen, mom and dad, luckiest girl: Hi Paula I ve got two more titles for you: The Golden Dream by Jean Nielsen (may be set in the 1950s) and The Luckiest Girl by Beverley Cleary Good luck with your search! K...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: BEAR BOOK SERIES FROM THE SEVENTIES, alison sage, amazon co uk
alison sage, amazon co uk, mid seventies: Hi there I seem to recall answering this question some months ago but it appears as though you didn t receive my response. Many apologies. The books you are referring to are the Teddy Bears series by Susanna Gretz and Alison Sage. They inspired the...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Book tital, anne rockwell, joan drescher
anne rockwell, joan drescher, parents magazine: Hi Jenny Possiblilities include: The awful mess / Anne Rockwell (1973) Parents magazine press Though his family only sees an awful mess, Olly knows his room contains a cave with wild animals, a traffic jam, and a tunnel to crawl through. and The Marvelous...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Book tital, vacuum cleaner, vacume
vacuum cleaner, vacume, american title: I m really sorry but this book does not ring any bells with me. I have tried searching for it under vacuum cleaner and cleaning up but with no joy. If it is an American title, it might be worth asking one of my colleagues. Kind regards Nick...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Children's Book, april rabbits, librarything com
april rabbits, librarything com, e bay: Dear Amber - I wasn t familiar with the book you described, so I tried some searches for the word April and some of the text you quoted. I only found one book that might be the one your friend remembers. You didn t mention anything about rabbits - which...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Children's book about forests, book, 1990
book, 1990, treemaker: Dear Joni - I spent some time searching for the book you remember, but it s almost impossible to find a book (particularly an older one) without at least part of the author or title. I tried some keyword searches for treemaker, forest, and trees. Here...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: cat book, ursula moray williams, white paws
ursula moray williams, white paws, cat book: Hi there Do you mean Gobbolino The Witch s Cat by Ursula Moray Williams? Gobbolino is a little black kitten with one white paw, and sparkling blue eyes who was born to be a witch s cat with his pure black twin sister, Sootica. I believe it was first...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: children's book, tree house club, little rascals
tree house club, little rascals, character names: Hi there Sorry it s taken me a few days to get back to you but I was away this weekend. The only English books I can think of relating to your query are the Secret Seven which were written some time before 1970 s/1980 s. I am not an expert on American...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: dont have much on the book but here it goes, giant otters, perelandra
giant otters, perelandra, silent planet: Hi Edwin Could be a garbled memory of the first 2 books of CS Lewis Ransom trilogy, except that Ransom s an adult rather than a boy. The first book, Out of the Silent Planet has him meet an unpleasant pair of researchers, Weston and Devine who kidnap...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Jim Smith, Frog Band books, junk shop, victoria embankment
Juvenile & Children`s Books: Jim Smith, Frog Band books, junk shop, victoria embankment, salisbury wiltshire

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Older Children's Book, p d eastman, dr seuss
Juvenile & Children`s Books: Older Children's Book, p d eastman, dr seuss

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Im trying to find a childrens book, gypsy caravan, band of gypsies
gypsy caravan, band of gypsies, old fashion: Hi there Unfortunately, I am unable to identify this book on the information given. Is it American? If so, you may wish to ask this question of one of my colleagues as my speciality is really English children s books. That said, if you can remember...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Jim Smith, Frog Band books, frog band and the onion seller, hachette book group usa
frog band and the onion seller, hachette book group usa, hachette book group: Hi there Sorry it s taken me a while to get back to you but I have been away. This author and these books are unfamiliar to me as they are American. However, it does appear as if Little Brown and Co is now part of Hachette Book Group USA and they may...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Lost Books??, librarything com, mystery type
librarything com, mystery type, e bay: Dear Dara - I wasn t familiar with the books you ve described, so I spent some time searching. I tried keyword searches on Connor, beach, house, etc. but didn t find anything that sounds like what you described. I found a couple of series from that time...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Mystery series for youth, malcolm saville, mystery series
malcolm saville, mystery series, london area: Hi there The best I can do is to list some of the mystery series books available around that time to see if any of them ring any bells with you. The Barney Series (or R Series) - Enid Blyton (Rubadub Mystery, Rilloby Fair Mystery etc) Secret Seven...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Older Children's Book, houses on stilts, mary ann hoberman
houses on stilts, mary ann hoberman, animal houses: Could it possibly be A House is a House for Me by Mary Ann Hoberman? It was published in 1978 so may be a bit later than you remember but it is an illustrated book about a little boy who is amazed at the different types of houses in the world. He explores...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: young adult book from late 70's to early 80's, psychic children
psychic children: Hi Ann I have a couple of possible answers for you, however this is a VERY common subject so it might be hard to trace the exact book you re looking for: The Girl With the Silver Eyes by Willo Davis Roberts Sal s Book (Psi Patrol 1) by Sal Liquori...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: book title, egg hatches, alexandra fletcher
egg hatches, alexandra fletcher, bob mcgrath: Hi Micky Could the book possibly be How Fletcher was Hatched by Wende and Harry Devlin? It was first published in 1969 and is a picture book. Fletcher is a large dog and his mistress is a little girl named Alexandra. Fletcher feels neglected because...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Childrens book title, melville family, eileen dunlop
melville family, eileen dunlop, borders area: Hi Rhona I think I ve found the book you re looking for. It s called Robinsheugh and is by Eileen Dunlop. This description is in a book that reviews ghost stories for children. It sounds like a perfect match: In Robinsheugh, Elizabeth Martin has been...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Finding a book from my childhood, book search engine, mechanical horse
book search engine, mechanical horse, colleagues: I m so sorry but this is not a book which I am familiar with and, despite you knowing the title, I am not able to find it on a book search engine. Is it an English children s book? If not, it may be worth trying one of my colleagues. Sorry I could not...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Finding kids series book title, mystery of atlantis, google search
mystery of atlantis, google search, amazon co uk: Hi there You don t say how old you are but I m wondering if the series you are referring to are the Puzzle Adventure Series from Usborne Publishing which were first published in 1984. Each book contains a vividly illustrated story with a plot-related puzzle...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: book title, undying gratitude, picture book
Juvenile & Children`s Books: book title, undying gratitude, picture book, first web

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Finding a book from my childhood, mechanical horse, kids book
Juvenile & Children`s Books: Finding a book from my childhood, mechanical horse, kids book, nosebleed

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Reader enquiry, memory
Juvenile & Children`s Books: Reader enquiry, memory

Juvenile & Children`s Books: I can't remember this book title, robin mckinley, hero and the crown
Juvenile & Children`s Books: I can't remember this book title, robin mckinley, hero and the crown

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Looking for the title of a 1970s children's chapter book, librarything com, e bay
librarything com, e bay, alibris: Dear Tracy - I wasn t familiar with the book you described, so I tried some searches but didn t find anything that matched your description. You might want to try a couple of websites where you post what you remember about a book, and other people can...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: lewis carroll's 'through the looking glass', crossword clue, unbirthday
crossword clue, unbirthday, humpty dumpty: Hi there Are you trying to answer a crossword clue? If so, I wonder if you have the j and the i right because the only occasion close to being celebrated in Through the Looking Glass is Humpty Dumpty s unbirthday . Hope this helps. Kind...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: looking for the names of teh characters, valerie flournoy, george ford
valerie flournoy, george ford, daddy comes home: Hi there The book you are looking for is The Best Time of Day by Valerie Flournoy and illustrated by George Ford. It was first published in 1978 and the synopsis is as follows:- Although William s day is loaded with fun activities, his favourite time...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Missing Book, private tutor, april fools
private tutor, april fools, one of the girls: Hi there Sorry it s taken me a while to get back to you but this book was not as easy to find as you may think, despite the details you were able to give me. However, I think I may have found it. Could it be April Fools by Richie Tankersley Cusick?...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Reader enquiry, ann mcgovern, velvet ribbon
ann mcgovern, velvet ribbon, next full moon: Hi Morag I too have struggled to find a book with this title but I think that The Black Velvet Ribbon is one of those stories which has been retold so many times over the years that it is hard to pinpoint the actual author. The story is one of those...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Searching for the title of a book I read as a child..., girl of the limberlost, librarything com
girl of the limberlost, librarything com, e bay: Dear Leslie - I m not familiar with the book you ve described, and, unfortunately, I m not an expert on older books. In fact, I need to change my profile on AllExperts because people keep asking me questions about all sorts of old books, and it s just...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Special Edition of Puss N Boots, puss n boots, librarything com
puss n boots, librarything com, e bay: Hi, Kate - I m not familiar with the book you ve described, and older editions of books is not my area of expertise (I review current books). Amazon lists almost 250 copies of Puss N Boots books. Perhaps one of these covers will look familiar to you:...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: squirrel's birthday party, marjorie weinman sharmat, first day at school
marjorie weinman sharmat, first day at school, nanna: Hi there You don t say how long ago you remember reading these books but I m just wondering if they could be the Sophie and Gussie stories by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat. Sophie and Gussie were two squirrels who were best friends and planned a party, took...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: I can't remember this book title, librarything com, e bay
librarything com, e bay, fantasy novel: Dear Marie - I m not familiar with the book you ve described. I tried some searches but didn t find anything that sounded like your description. You might want to try a couple of websites where you post what you remember about a book, and other people...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Valuation, harry potter books, second hand books
harry potter books, second hand books, hardback copies: Hi Krystal While I m not an expert on valuations, this topic is coming up with ever-increasing frequency lately. Unfortunately your copy does not seem to be one of the few that have additional value. These are mostly hardback copies (particularly first...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: 1881 book?, cassell and company, mail www
cassell and company, mail www, hazel nut: Hello there This is not an author I am familiar with and, as you have no doubt found out for yourself, there is little or no information on them on the internet. However, one option may be to contact the publishers themselves to see if they have anything...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: 1970's childrens fiction book, st swithins, childrens fiction
st swithins, childrens fiction, fiction book: Hi there Sorry to have taken so long to get back to you but I have been away. I have drawn a stump with this book I m afraid and all I can suggest is that you maybe contact the local library you borrowed the book from - you never know, they may have...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Children's Book Series, maths books, berenstain
maths books, berenstain, months of the year: Hi there The only series I can think of around that time is the Berenstain Bears. They did do a series of Learn to Read Maths books but I don t know if these will be the books you remember. If these are not the books and you can think of any other...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: The Complete Adventures of Peter Rabbit, ebay co uk, amazon co uk
ebay co uk, amazon co uk, beatrix potter: Hi there Book valuations are not really my field of expertise. Peterrabbit.com do not give valuations but recommend that you take your book to an auction house or independent second hand book seller. However, I have had a search on Amazon.co.uk and...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: children's book, eric carle, friends dad
eric carle, friends dad, tittle: Hi there I d like to think that I ve found the answer to your question but, although the book ties up exactly with what your friend remembers, the dates don t. The book you describe sounds very similar to Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me by Eric Carle....

Juvenile & Children`s Books: children's literature, penelope farmer, writing notes
penelope farmer, writing notes, fieldstone: Hi there The only book which I can think of is Charlotte Sometimes by Penelope Farmer which was first published in 1969. The story is centred around a girl called Charlotte, who, not long after starting at a boarding school, finds that she has mysteriously...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Mystery book for 10 yr old boy, campbell county public library, campbell county public
Juvenile & Children`s Books: Mystery book for 10 yr old boy, campbell county public library, campbell county public, thomas public library

Juvenile & Children`s Books: how to guide your child and help them become a writer, writing career, kid
writing career, kid, want to be a writer: Dear Erica - How wonderful that your daughter has a passion for writing at such a young age! And it s great that you re looking for ways to help and encourage her. Writing is an unusual career in many ways. It can be difficult to earn a living as...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Harry Potter valuation, first edition books, harry potter books
first edition books, harry potter books, harry potters: Hi there Book valuations are not really my area of expertise but, if the ISBN number of your book is 0747581088 then these are selling on Amazon.co.uk and ebay for very small amounts of money - even those which state on the numberline that it is a First...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: harry potter, harry potter first editions, harry potter books
harry potter first editions, harry potter books, books first editions: Hi Sally Congratulations! However I hope you bought the books to read as much as for an item of value. There are a number of websites that can give you information about the value of your books, but I find this to be one of the most useful: http://www.catchthesnitch.com/books/first_editions/....

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Who's That in the Mirror, barbara degrote sorensen, phoebe
barbara degrote sorensen, phoebe, erickson: Hi Renee I found a few possible books: Who s That In My Mirror? (A Young Christian Book For Girls) by Barbara Degrote-Sorensen Who s That In The Mirror? by Polly Berrien Berends (this has a yellow cover with a girl looking at herself between her legs)...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Mystery book for 10 yr old boy, book, 5th grade
book, 5th grade, fifth grade: Dear Katy - I also have a 10-year old son in 5th grade! He is something of a reluctant reader - his reading skills are very good but he d much rather spend his time doing something active! For him, the Hardy Boys are the first books he s really liked....

Juvenile & Children`s Books: 1990's Children's Horror Book Series, bailey school kids, debbie dadey
bailey school kids, debbie dadey, pink lemonade: Hi there I think that the book you remember is called Dracula Doesn t Drink Lemonade which is part of a series called The Adventures of the Bailey School Kids by Debbie Dadey. There is a full list of books on Wikipedia under Bailey Street Kids. ...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Book I Read at Primary School, catherine storr, marianne dreams
catherine storr, marianne dreams, strange stones: Hi there Could the book you remember be Marianne Dreams by Catherine Storr? Ill, and confined to bed, Marianne doodles eerie pictures of a house, a boy, and some strange stones. She begins to have strange dreams as she becomes drawn into the world...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: books about homes, picture book, home
picture book, home: Dear Amy - I apologize for not getting back to you sooner. My two sons and I were all sick earlier this week - back-to-school germs! I m not familiar with the book you described. I did a search at amazon.com for you. Here s a list of picture books...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: CS Lewis: Chronicles of Narnia, lion the witch and the wardrobe, cardboard case
lion the witch and the wardrobe, cardboard case, colour illustrations: Hi there I have had a look on Amazon.co.uk for The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe and there are several paperback editions which were published @ 1979/1980. Unfortunately, there are no images attached to these. Did they have colour illustrations?...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: A childhood book, young adult market, 7 minutes in heaven
young adult market, 7 minutes in heaven, fancy dress party: Hi there Sorry it s taken me a while to get back to you but I ve been away. The book you describe is not familiar to me; nor can I find any reference to it when searching under any of the keywords. As you think the author may be American, it may be...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: children's book from the 70's or early 80's, recipe for sugar cookies, two little girls
recipe for sugar cookies, two little girls, cookie shop: Hi there Could the book be The Tiny Little House by Eleanor Clymer? I have found a product description of it on Amazon.com which reads:- The tiny little house was empty. Nobody lived in it. Nobody cared about it. Nobody wanted it at all. Nobody...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: children's book title, librarything com, e bay
librarything com, e bay, alibris: Dear Nancy - I wasn t familiar with the book you described. I tried some searches, but it s almost impossible to find a book based only on a line from within it. You might want to try a couple of websites where you post what you remember about a book,...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: childrens book about a dog that wore hobnail boots, russell hoban, hobnail boots
russell hoban, hobnail boots, brute: Hi there Could the book be called Stone Doll of Sister Brute by Russell Hoban? It was first published in 1968 and then again in 1973 which would tie in with what you remember. Sister Brute, a member of the Brute family, calls her doll - a stone on...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Elementary School Series of Books, librarything com, e bay
librarything com, e bay, alibris: Dear Donna - I m not familiar with the books you ve described. You might want to try a couple of websites where you post what you remember about a book, and other people can reply. Librarything s service is free: http://www.librarything.com/groups/namethatbook...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Looking to replace a treasured book but can't remember title!!, flora and fauna, childhood book
flora and fauna, childhood book, time kind: Hi there I m sorry but this is not a book which I am familiar with and I can find nothing about it via the usual searches. Is it English or American/Canadian? If the latter, then it may be worth checking with one of my colleagues. Sorry I couldn t...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: name and author of book, rock cake, tooth fairy
rock cake, tooth fairy, time kind: Hi there I seem to have discovered every other book on the tooth way bar this one! Is the book English or American/Canadian? If the latter, then it may be worth checking with one of my colleagues. Sorry I couldn t help you this time. Kind regards...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: old english children's book, two bad boys, bank buildings
two bad boys, bank buildings, bairns: Hi there Try this link:- www.attackingthedevil.co.uk/worksabout/bairns.php - 93k - The author of this site sounds as if he is the best bet for further information and I believe you can contact him at info@attackingthedevil.co.uk. Hope this helps....

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Trying to remember a Book from my Childhood, junior instructor, probaby
junior instructor, probaby, publication dates: Hi Carl I searched several sites and came across a number of books with similar titles. As I cannot be sure which are yours, I will give you the link to the website. Please check out http://www.abebooks.com/. In the Title box, enter Junior Instructor...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Can't remember the name..., melting clock, black shoes
melting clock, black shoes, odd places: Hi there This is not a book I am familiar with I m afraid. I have tried searching against all the key elements you remember but, like you, have drawn a blank. Is it English or American/Canadian? If the latter, then it may be worth trying one of my colleagues...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Just William, christmas truce, bedroom doors
christmas truce, bedroom doors, father christmas: Hi there Could the story you remember possibly be The Christmas Truce? Their respective mothers decide that the war between the Outlaws and the Hubert Laneites has gone on for long enough and insist on their children inviting the opposing gang to their...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Juvenile chptr book from 80-90's, librarything com, e bay
librarything com, e bay, alibris: Dear Audra - The book you described is not familiar to me, and finding older books is not my area of expertise. I review current children s books. I did try a few searches using the elements of the book you remember, but it s almost impossible to find...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Maze book?, maze book, ian livingstone
maze book, ian livingstone, game books: Jodie, There were two series of books which match your description. The Choose Your Own Adventure series was for younger readers and is probably what you are looking for. They were written by a variety of writers and published by Bantam Books. ...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: I can't for the life of me remember the name of this book. PLEASE HELP, librarything com, walking in the woods
librarything com, walking in the woods, e bay: Dear Kym - The book you described is not familiar to me, and finding older books is not my area of expertise. I review current children s books. I did try a few searches using the elements of the book you remember, but it s almost impossible to find...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: 1960's children's book, martha finley, elsie dinsmore
martha finley, elsie dinsmore, pioneer girl: Hi Laura, It seems that the book you mention bears many similarities to an 1876 Martha Finley novel and its subsequent sequels, which are sometime known as the Original Elsie Dinsmore Classics. Here is a link to a page that features many of these...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: book from the 60's, field language, librarything com
field language, librarything com, language field: Dear Cindy - I apologize for the delay in getting back to you - I ve been sick and unable to spend much time at the computer. I m not familiar with the book you ve described, and finding older books in not really my area of expertise (I review current...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: costume for little girl, poodle skirt, skirt outfit
poodle skirt, skirt outfit, field language: Dear Renee - Sorry for the delay in getting back to you. I ve been very sick for weeks now and unable to spend much time at the computer. My son s school also does Storybook Character Day for Halloween, so I understand your dilemma. I don t know...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: costume for little girl, poodle skirt, grade girl
Juvenile & Children`s Books: costume for little girl, poodle skirt, grade girl, fancy nancy

Juvenile & Children`s Books: janet and john books, buy, old
buy, old, books: Dear Paula - The best places online to buy older, original books are resale or auction sites, like ebay.com, half.com, and alibris.com (for books only). Try searching these sites to see if anyone is selling the books you re looking for. I found another...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: 70's pre-teen book series, librarything com, loganberry
librarything com, loganberry, older books: Dear Chris - The book you described is not familiar to me, and finding older books is not my area of expertise. I review current children s books. It s almost impossible to find a book without additional details, like part of the title or author s name....

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Book Title, josiah, book title
josiah, book title: Hi Debbie, I looked around to see if any answers to your question might be easily found, but without the full title of the book I m really at a decisive disadvantage. With a full title I could certainly find the book, but without that, I don t have a...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Child's Books, bingity bangity school bus, alibris
bingity bangity school bus, alibris, rand mcnally: Hi Beverly, I did find a link to The Bingity, Bangity School Bus by Fleur Conkling (illustrated by Ruth Wood) on Goodreads.com. Here it is: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5688306.Bingity_Bangity_School_Bus There isn t a whole lot of information...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: character names, wendy mass, patricia maclachlan
wendy mass, patricia maclachlan, mail thanks: Hi, I must say, your idea is a very good one! As soon as I first viewed your question I began mulling over the possibilities, but I ve found it to be a more difficult task than I had anticipated. It wasn t too hard to find a book for Zachary. Here...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: children's literature from 1950's, john newbery medal, hurry home candy
john newbery medal, hurry home candy, rodman philbrick: Hi Darlene, Sorry for the delayed answer. Your question was somehow lost in the shuffle, and I didn t see it until today. I ll give you two sets of suggestions, and if you would like any further ones, then please contact me again and I will...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Lewis Carrol Book Valuation, rare book appraisals, gold lettering
rare book appraisals, gold lettering, illustations: Hi Sharon, I, myself, do not know very much about exact dollar values when it comes to books of any kind, but here are several links to websites that are said to provide such information: http://www.pbagalleries.com/bibliobot/ http://www.booksappraised.com/...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Children's book title, egg head, chicken egg
egg head, chicken egg, welcome note: Hi Lon, I think that my finger accidentally slipped, sending you a You re welcome note when I hadn t even yet addressed your inquiry. Sorry about that. You might have suspected this, but the information that you were able to provide about the book...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Children's book title, eleanor cameron, sci fi novel
Juvenile & Children`s Books: Children's book title, eleanor cameron, sci fi novel, wonderful flight to the mushroom planet

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Did you find the book?, black eyed susans, librarything com
black eyed susans, librarything com, kittens: Hi, Cindy - I guess you re asking me about a book that someone else asked about previously? People post questions like that for me all the time, but finding older books is not my area of expertise. I review current children s books. You might want...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, harry potter, worth
harry potter, worth, value: Kate, Oh I can give you values. Just not a precise one and you might not like it! Value also depends upon hard/soft cover and condition. Lots of wear and tear, a very creased spine, dog-eared corners all devalue a book down to about 25p (unless it is...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: kwobu khuni, librarything com, red beads
librarything com, red beads, e bay: Dear Emily - The book you described is not familiar to me. I did try a few searches using the elements of the book you remember, but it s almost impossible to find an older book without additional details, like part of the title, author, etc. I tried...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Thigamajigs!, book, kids
book, kids, thingumajigs: Dear Emily - I searched for the book you remember and discovered a whole series of books about Thingumajigs, written by Irene Keller, that sound like what you described. Here are the book listings at amazon: http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_ss_b?url=node%3D4&field-keywords=thingumajig&x=0&y=0...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: weekly reader book, ivory soap, librarything com
ivory soap, librarything com, loganberry: Dear Amanda - The book you described is not familiar to me, and finding older books is not my area of expertise. I review current children s books. I did try a few searches using the elements of the book you remember, but it s almost impossible to...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Book title, phantom tollbooth, norton juster
phantom tollbooth, norton juster: Dear Mia - Are you thinking of The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster? It s a classic! Here s amazon s description: http://www.amazon.com/Phantom-Tollbooth-Norton-Juster/dp/0394815009/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1236976103&sr=8-1 If that...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Book titled - Puffing Billy the Toy Town Train, google search, puffing billy
google search, puffing billy, antique book: Kathryn, I know what you are talking about. The title is Puffing Billy is the Toytown Train . This was in the Pixie Books range published by Collins. Illustrated by Justin Michman. They are out of print and very hard to get hold of (and not cheap)....

Juvenile & Children`s Books: A book, little girl and little boy, librarything com
little girl and little boy, librarything com, e bay: Dear Windy - The books you described are not familiar to me, and finding older books is not my area of expertise. I review current children s books. I did try a few searches using the elements of the book you remember, but it s almost impossible to...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: a book from my chilhood, librarything com, loganberry
librarything com, loganberry, older books: Dear Patty - The book you described is not familiar to me, and finding older books is not my area of expertise. I review current children s books. I did try a few searches using some of the key words you mentioned, but nothing looked like what you...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Childrens book from 60s?, jean de brunhoff, social phenomenons
jean de brunhoff, social phenomenons, babar books: Lindsay, It sounds like Babar the King by Jean de Brunhoff. One of the French series of Babar books, which were very popular during the 60s and 70s. They are still in print and easily available. I cannot guarantee that this is the book you are...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: childrens book, boiled egg, few suggestions
boiled egg, few suggestions: Hi Kacey I have a few suggestions for you. Please let me know if none of them are correct and I will keep looking: The Extraordinary Bubble and other fanciful adventure stories An Extraordinary Egg The Extraordinary Gift I hope one of these will...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: childrens book, national library of australia, nla
Juvenile & Children`s Books: childrens book, national library of australia, nla, egg

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Kids Book Re: Clean Machine, imagination, mom
Juvenile & Children`s Books: Kids Book Re: Clean Machine, imagination, mom

Juvenile & Children`s Books: find a book, robert lopshire, zoo x
robert lopshire, zoo x, librarything com: Hi, Jean - You don t mention many details in your question, but are you thinking of the 1960 picture book Put Me In the Zoo by Robert Lopshire? I m not an expert on older books, but this was one of my favorites when I was a child, and my two sons loved...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Goldilocks & the 3 bears, Goldilocks, bears
Goldilocks, bears, fairy tales: Warm, Let me explain how the story has changed. It is necessary for you to understand my answer. Goldilocks was originally an adult. So I don t think parental neglect comes into into it. Even if she had been a child, most working class children in...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Kids Book Re: Clean Machine, librarything com, dear jennifer
librarything com, dear jennifer, loganberry: Dear Jennifer - The book you described is not familiar to me, and finding older books is not my area of expertise. I review current children s books. I did try a few searches using some of the key words you mentioned, but nothing looked like what you...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: name of book?, dear nora, librarything com
dear nora, librarything com, loganberry: Dear Nora - The book you described is not familiar to me, and finding older books is not my area of expertise. I review current children s books. I did try a few searches using names of the chracters you remember, but it s almost impossible to find...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Old Books, rudolph the red nosed raindeer, red nosed raindeer
rudolph the red nosed raindeer, red nosed raindeer, baby kittens: Hi Shirley This is the information I can find: Whitman Baby Kittens - probably 1948 Counting Rhymes - either 1942 or 1952 The Three Bears - possibly 1951/2 or 1961 Maxton Rudolph - possibly as early as 1939. Impossible to be certain without more...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Once Upon a Time Collection, time collection, ebay
time collection, ebay, better luck: Dear Katy - Although I have had many questions about this set of tapes, I have no way to put you in touch with the others who ve asked. AllExperts is a Q&A site, not a sales site, so I have no way to contact people after I ve answered their question....

Juvenile & Children`s Books: The Twilight Saga, twilight, age
twilight, age, appropriate: Dear Storm - I apologize for not getting back to you sooner. I was sick all week, and so were my two sons. Even more than that, though, is that I wanted to gather up some other opinions about the Twilight series in order to answer your question better,...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: 1960's or 70's child book., old book, remember
old book, remember, childhood: Dear Patsi - The book you described is not familiar to me, and finding older books is not my area of expertise. I review current children s books. I did try a few searches using some of the key words you mentioned, but nothing looked like what you...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Books from the 80s, choose your adventure, reader chooses
choose your adventure, reader chooses, 1980s: Christine It is most likely that this is the Choose Your Own Adventure series. They were written by a variety of authors and published by Bantam Books. They have been out of print since 1998 but they are currently being re-published by Chooseco, so...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: i want to find a book i read while i was young, children, nuclear
children, nuclear, war: I doubt that this is everything that exists but these are the ones that I know about. The Butter Battle Book - Dr. Seuss (for young children) When the Wind Blows - Raymond Briggs (Graphic Novel - also a film) Wolf of Shadows - Whitley Streiber (there...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Book about a girl ghost, librarything com, human friend
librarything com, human friend, loganberry: Dear Marisol - The book you described is not familiar to me, and finding older books is not my area of expertise. I review current books. I did try a few searches using some of the key words you mentioned, but nothing looked like what you described....

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Book Name, parents magazine, favorite book
parents magazine, favorite book, olivia: Hi Olivia, I, myself, have not read this book, but from the information that you gave I would say that the volume to which you most likely are referring is What the Wind Told , written by Betty Virginia Doyle Boegehold. Judging from the information that...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: children's book series from 1970s, jerome beatty, mid 40s
jerome beatty, mid 40s, space pirates: Hi Alan, I looked around through my usual sources for this book for more than an hour with no positive results, but now I am cautiously optimistic that I just might have found the series to which you were referring. It sounds very much as if this is...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: childrens book from 1950's, laura ingalls wilder, little house in the big woods
laura ingalls wilder, little house in the big woods, little house on the prairie: Carol, It is probably The Little House on the Prairie or one of the books in that series. The author is Laura Ingalls Wilder; she is also the main character as they were written from her memoirs of her early life in the midwest. The books in the...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Book about a girl ghost, pam conrad, sequels
Juvenile & Children`s Books: Book about a girl ghost, pam conrad, sequels, zoe

Juvenile & Children`s Books: children's book series from 1970s, space cowboy, google
Juvenile & Children`s Books: children's book series from 1970s, space cowboy, google, martian

Juvenile & Children`s Books: help, librarything com, loganberry
librarything com, loganberry, popular girl: Dear Joey - The book you described is not familiar to me, and finding older books is not my area of expertise. I review current children s books. I did try a few searches using some of the key words you mentioned, but nothing looked like what you described....

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Looking for a children's book, librarything com, loganberry
librarything com, loganberry, older books: Hi, Kimberlee - The book you described is not familiar to me, and finding older books is not my area of expertise. I review current books. However, I think I recall several other people asking about this same book (must have been a popular one) - try...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Old childrens book based on Norse mythology, eight days of luke, diana wynne jones
eight days of luke, diana wynne jones, norse god: Hi there, I don t believe that I have read the book for which you seek, and based on the information that you were able to remember I cannot say for sure that I have found the right book, but there are several strong similarities between the story that...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: a project, science fiction books, teen novel
science fiction books, teen novel, reading novels: Dear Danielle - I d be glad to help. Here are my answers: It s important for kids to read because being able to read proficiently will help them in every other aspect of their education and life. In addition, when kids (and later, adults) read, they...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: read this book as a child, knowledge expert, profile story
knowledge expert, profile story, allexperts: Hi, I have never heard of the book that you asked about, unfortunately, and I m afraid that the information about the book that you recall isn t enough for me to be able to locate it through online channels. I did search around on the internet to see...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Unknown title from 1960s, little house on the prairie, main girl
little house on the prairie, main girl, girls name: Hi Gail, I am not sure of the series to which you are referring, but based on the information that you supplied I searched for more than an hour through stacks of listings to see if I might unearth anything. I m afraid that there was not enough...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Young adult fiction set in Irish potato famine, irish potato famine, young adult fiction
irish potato famine, young adult fiction, line drawings: Hi Tresca, I looked around through online books for quite a long time to find the volume that you wanted, but I am afraid that there was not enough solid information for me to go on to find it. If you could remember some detail of the book for certain,...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: BookExpo America, young adult novels, bookexpo america
young adult novels, bookexpo america, laurie halse anderson: Hi Nancy, From what I know of the BEA, it is the publishers that select a limited number of their own authors to receive invitations from the expo. To be included as an author at the event, one would probably have to convince one s publisher to recommend...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: A book I read when I was a child, carol ryrie brink, newbery medal winning author
carol ryrie brink, newbery medal winning author, pink motel: Hi Katie, From the description that you gave of the book I can t say for sure, but it sounds to me very much like the story The Pink Motel , written by Newbery Medal-winning author Carol Ryrie Brink. This is the Goodreads.com listing for the...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Help finding a children's story re: porridge, porridge pot, paul galdone
Juvenile & Children`s Books: Help finding a children's story re: porridge, porridge pot, paul galdone, strega nona

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Garth Nix Australian young adult author, garth nix, keys to the kingdom
garth nix, keys to the kingdom, book 7: Dear Janet - My 14-year old son likes the Keys to the Kingdom series, too. There s no word yet on when book 7 will be published. In the past, they ve published each new book a little over a year after the previous one. #6, Superior Saturday, came...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Help finding a children's story re: porridge, tomie depaola, strega nona
tomie depaola, strega nona, stone soup: Hi Rachel, I would say that there is a fair chance that you might be mixing up two stories, but I could be wrong. There have been quite a few versions of a book called Stone Soup in print. In fact, the following are just some of the titles of that...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: 1960's, newbery medal winner, johnny tremain by esther forbes
newbery medal winner, johnny tremain by esther forbes, fog magic: Hi Bambi, I am almost certain that the book to which you refer is Fog Magic by Julia L. Sauer. It was written in 1943 and retroactively given a Newbery Honor citation by the American Library Association in the early 1970 s, as a runner-up to the renowned...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Does this book exist???, daniel pinkwater, lizard music
daniel pinkwater, lizard music, chicken man: Dear Elizabeth - I don t normally help in finding books that people remember just because it s usually impossible to find something from someone s bits of memory of it, and I specialize in reviewing current books. But, something in your description sounded...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: children's book for little girls, flower houses, little girls
flower houses, little girls, josiah: Hi Tabitha, I can t say for sure, but I might have found information on the books that you are seeking. Personally, I don t know much about these books, but here is a link to a page about them: http://www.inthe80s.com/toys/rosepetalpeople0.shtml ...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Identify a tiitle or author, rosemary harris, teutonic knights
rosemary harris, teutonic knights, andre norton: Hi Jim, I think that the book you re looking for is A Quest for Orion , by Rosemary Harris. It took a bit of looking around for me to find a synopsis that could confirm whether or not I am right, but when I did find one, it seemed very likely that this...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Thanks, I'm totally impressed, allexperts volunteers, rosemary harris
allexperts volunteers, rosemary harris, subconcious: I m glad that I was able to help, and if you re looking for a way to give feedback, I believe that there should be a link to the feedback spot provided with each answer given by Allexperts volunteers. The link should be at the bottom of this message, too,...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: 1960's, e l konigsburg, life in the 1960s
e l konigsburg, life in the 1960s, newbery honor: Hi Delyth, I m not sure what you might consider to be short-ish books, but I ll try to provide a variety spread of material that is set in the 1960s, and you can decide what looks good. Among recent books, Gary D. Schmidt s The Wednesday Wars ...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Books/Stories for 6 months old baby, liza baker, substantial variety
liza baker, substantial variety, marion dane: Hi Sanlen, When it comes to making book selections for someone as young as your daughter, there are a few different considerations. If you re looking for books that would be okay for her to hold on her own, then publishers specifically make board...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: books, books, reading
books, reading, seventh grade: Hi, Nikki - Thanks for your patience - things got busy that last week of summer! I loved The Giver, too. Lois Lowry is a wonderful writer, and she s written many, many books. Here is Lois Lowry s page on amazon.com, including all of her books (you...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: books, crash by jerry spinelli, freak the mighty by rodman philbrick
crash by jerry spinelli, freak the mighty by rodman philbrick, johnny tremain by esther forbes: Hi Nikki, Well, let s see here. I ll list for you each of the books that I rank as the top twenty-five that I have ever read. Basically, to make it onto this list of mine a book must absolutely blow my mind on several levels, and even then it s not likely...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: children's literature from the 1950's and 1960's, kira kira by cynthia kadohata, linda sue park
kira kira by cynthia kadohata, linda sue park, newbery honor: Hi, Sorry for the delayed response. A mistake in the system caused the question to come to me after a longer wait than usual. You are right in thinking that C.S. Lewis s Chronicles of Narnia series was written in the 1950s. There are many excellent...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: kids book, joan walsh anglund, kindergarten teacher
joan walsh anglund, kindergarten teacher, amazon: Hi Melissa, I think it is a good bet that what you re looking for are the books by Joan Walsh Anglund, an author who wrote her stories mostly in the 1950s and 1960s. Let me give you a few links that might be of aid. Here is Joan Walsh Anglund s author...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Trying to find a childrens book illustrator from the 80's, childrens book illustrator, robert d san souci
childrens book illustrator, robert d san souci, fables and fairy tales: Hi Dave, I can t say this with absolute certainty, but I feel fairly positive that the author/illustrator to whom you are referring is Robert D. San Souci. He has done quite a bit of illustrating work in the 1980s, including a book entitled, The Brave...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Name of Book-Please Help, order books, scholastic
Juvenile & Children`s Books: Name of Book-Please Help, order books, scholastic, reader program

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Looking for the name of a book, touch of magic, philadelphia family
touch of magic, philadelphia family, josiah: Hi Laurel, It definitely seems that the book to which you refer is Touch of Magic , sometimes listed as A Touch of Magic , by author Betty Cavanna. It seems to fit the description that you gave, and a couple of online reports appear to support the...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Name of Book #2-Please Help, mike mulligan, steam shovel
mike mulligan, steam shovel, digger: Dear Nathalie - This is an easy one - your other question will require a little research. The book you re thinking of is Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel - definitely a childhood classic! Here s a link to the listing from amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Mike-Mulligan-His-Steam-Shovel/dp/0618737561/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1253276189&sr=8-2...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Name of Book-Please Help, mike mulligan, shapes and sizes
mike mulligan, shapes and sizes, librarything com: Hi again, Nathalie - As I promised earlier, I did try a few searches using some of the key words you mentioned, but nothing looked like what you described. It s almost impossible to find a book without additional details, like part of the title or author...

Juvenile & Children`s Books: Release and Recommend, rick riordan, michelle paver
rick riordan, michelle paver, robin mckinley: Hi Dean, According to Brandon Mull s website, the fifth Fablehaven installment should be released in either March or April of 2010. From what I gather, the likely date of Michelle Paver s sixth Chronicles of Ancient Darkness release was September third...