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Thrift Store Finds: Georgie (book and LP)

Posted in thrift store finds with tags , , , , , , , , , , on June 22, 2013 by Christopher Pearce

This week, we’ll be looking at Georgie by Robert Bright, originally published in 1944 by Doubleday and Co, republished in 1968 by Scholastic Book Services.

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I paid 50 cents for my copy, which included both a small version of the original book and a vinyl recording of the story.

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thrift store finds: target clearance finds

Posted in thrift store finds with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 11, 2012 by Christopher Pearce

Twice a year, our local Target liquidates all the toys and games which aren’t big sellers. While in the past, most of the toys I’ve noticed on clearance have been well-deserving of being on the chop, this time around I couldn’t help but notice some darn fun action figures on offer. Combining this with both Elliot and Henry having become old enough to enjoy playing with these types of toys (well, mostly Henry if I’m being honest) was all the motivation I needed to buy some of this stuff.

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