The Big Balloon Race "An I Can Read Book"

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Item details

Vintage from before 2000

Delightful Storyline

Gorgeous Illustrations

Ariel almost causes her
famous mother to lose
a balloon race and then
helps her win it.

62 pages

Hardcover

The book is in good condition.

The pages are clean and unmarked.

The spine of the book is tight and
secure.

Minimal surface and edge wear


An I Can Read Book

Reading Rainbow Book

By Eleanor Coerr

Pictures by Carolyn Croll

Adventure
Delightful Storyline

Gorgeous Illustrations

Ariel almost causes her
famous mother to lose
a balloon race and then
helps her win it.

62 pages

Hardcover

The book is in good condition.

The pages are clean and unmarked.

The spine of the book is tight and
secure.

Minimal surface and edge wear


An I Can Read Book

Reading Rainbow Book

By Eleanor Coerr

Pictures by Carolyn Croll

Adventure

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From United States
No returns or exchanges
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order. See return policy

Reviews

5 out of 5 stars (227)

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[VINTAGE]
All sales are final unless otherwise noted. We make the best effort to document any damages in the description and photos. Vintage items have been previously owned so we do not know what type of environment they came from. With that said we are extremely meticulous about the items we chose to sell (vintage, repurposed or handmade) If you have any concerns please send us a message and we will be happy to answer any questions.

Shipping policies

All items are mailed USPS from Dearborn, Michigan within 72 hours of payment.
If you need expedited delivery please send a convo so we can look into the shipping cost options for you.

If you are purchasing more than one item we will discount shipping as long as the items can be accommodated in the same box.

We do our very best making sure to pack fragile items as secure as possible. We will work with you on items lost and damaged in transit but refunds cannot be guaranteed. If an item is damaged in transit, please notify us as quickly as possible and take pictures of the damage along with the packaging. Please message us if you would like to purchase shipping upgrades such as insurance, delivery confirmation, tracking or expedited shipping. (HIGHLY recommened for glassware or valuable items).

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All items are mailed USPS from Dearborn, Michigan within 72 hours of payment.
If you need expedited delivery please send a convo so we can look into the shipping cost options for you.

If you are purchasing more than one item we will discount shipping as long as the items can be accommodated in the same box.

We do our very best making sure to pack fragile items as secure as possible. We will work with you on items lost and damaged in transit but refunds cannot be guaranteed. If an item is damaged in transit, please notify us as quickly as possible and take pictures of the damage along with the packaging. Please message us if you would like to purchase shipping upgrades such as insurance, delivery confirmation, tracking or expedited shipping. (HIGHLY recommened for glassware or valuable items).

All items will be shipped to the addressed provided via Etsy. If you need the package sent to another location please provide that information and we will be happy to ship it there.

International Shipping Available
Shipping rates are determined by Location
Email information

All shipping and handling cost is listed for the item

Additional policies

Vinyl Record Grading

**Mint (M)
Absolutely perfect in every way. Certainly never been played, possibly even still sealed.

**Near Mint (NM or M-)
A nearly perfect record. The record should show no obvious signs of wear. A 45 RPM or EP sleeve should have no more than the most minor defects, such as almost invisible ring wear or other signs of slight handling. An LP cover should have no creases, cut-out holes, folds, seam splits or other noticeable similar defects. The same should be true of any other inserts, such as posters, lyric sleeves and the like.
Basically, an LP in near mint condition looks as if you just got it home from a new record store and removed the shrink wrap.

**Very Good Plus (VG+)
A Very Good Plus record will show some signs that it was played and otherwise handled by a previous owner who took good care of it. Record surfaces may show some signs of wear and may have slight scuffs or very light scratches that don't affect one's listening experiences. Slight warps that do not affect the sound are "OK".
The label may have some ring wear or discoloration, but it should be barely noticeable. The center hole will not have been misshapen by repeated play. Picture sleeves and LP inner sleeves will have some slight wear, lightly turned up corners, or a slight seam split. An LP cover may have slight signs of wear and may be marred by a cut-out hole, indentation or corner indicating it was taken out of print and sold at a discount.
In general, if not for a couple things wrong with it, this would be Near Mint. Most collectors find a Very Good Plus record highly acceptable.

**Very Good (VG)
Many of the defects found in a VG+ record will be more pronounced in a VG record. Surface noise will be evident upon playing, especially in soft passages and during a song's intro and fade, but will not overpower the music otherwise. Groove wear will start to be noticeable, as with light scratches (deep enough to feel with a fingernail) that will affect the sound.
Labels may be marred by writing, or have tape or stickers (or their residue) attached. The same will be true of picture sleeves or LP covers. However, it will not have all of these problems at the same time, only two or three of them.

**Good (G), Good Plus (G+)
Good does not mean Bad! A record in Good or Good Plus condition can be put onto a turntable and will play through without skipping. But it will have significant surface noise and scratches and visible groove wear.
A cover or sleeve will have seam splits, especially at the bottom or on the spine. Tape, writing, ring wear or other defects will start to overwhelm the object.

**Poor (P), Fair (F)

The record is cracked, badly warped, and won't play through without skipping or repeating. The picture sleeve is water damaged, split on all three seams and heavily marred by wear and writing. The LP cover barely keeps the LP inside it. Inner sleeves are fully seam split, crinkled, and written upon.
Except for impossibly rare records otherwise unattainable, records in this condition will not be found in my shop.

Other Considerations

A separate grade is assigned to the record and it's sleeve or cover. In each listing, a record's grade is listed first, followed by that of the sleeve or the cover.
Vinyl Record Grading

**Mint (M)
Absolutely perfect in every way. Certainly never been played, possibly even still sealed.

**Near Mint (NM or M-)
A nearly perfect record. The record should show no obvious signs of wear. A 45 RPM or EP sleeve should have no more than the most minor defects, such as almost invisible ring wear or other signs of slight handling. An LP cover should have no creases, cut-out holes, folds, seam splits or other noticeable similar defects. The same should be true of any other inserts, such as posters, lyric sleeves and the like.
Basically, an LP in near mint condition looks as if you just got it home from a new record store and removed the shrink wrap.

**Very Good Plus (VG+)
A Very Good Plus record will show some signs that it was played and otherwise handled by a previous owner who took good care of it. Record surfaces may show some signs of wear and may have slight scuffs or very light scratches that don't affect one's listening experiences. Slight warps that do not affect the sound are "OK".
The label may have some ring wear or discoloration, but it should be barely noticeable. The center hole will not have been misshapen by repeated play. Picture sleeves and LP inner sleeves will have some slight wear, lightly turned up corners, or a slight seam split. An LP cover may have slight signs of wear and may be marred by a cut-out hole, indentation or corner indicating it was taken out of print and sold at a discount.
In general, if not for a couple things wrong with it, this would be Near Mint. Most collectors find a Very Good Plus record highly acceptable.

**Very Good (VG)
Many of the defects found in a VG+ record will be more pronounced in a VG record. Surface noise will be evident upon playing, especially in soft passages and during a song's intro and fade, but will not overpower the music otherwise. Groove wear will start to be noticeable, as with light scratches (deep enough to feel with a fingernail) that will affect the sound.
Labels may be marred by writing, or have tape or stickers (or their residue) attached. The same will be true of picture sleeves or LP covers. However, it will not have all of these problems at the same time, only two or three of them.

**Good (G), Good Plus (G+)
Good does not mean Bad! A record in Good or Good Plus condition can be put onto a turntable and will play through without skipping. But it will have significant surface noise and scratches and visible groove wear.
A cover or sleeve will have seam splits, especially at the bottom or on the spine. Tape, writing, ring wear or other defects will start to overwhelm the object.

**Poor (P), Fair (F)

The record is cracked, badly warped, and won't play through without skipping or repeating. The picture sleeve is water damaged, split on all three seams and heavily marred by wear and writing. The LP cover barely keeps the LP inside it. Inner sleeves are fully seam split, crinkled, and written upon.
Except for impossibly rare records otherwise unattainable, records in this condition will not be found in my shop.

Other Considerations

A separate grade is assigned to the record and it's sleeve or cover. In each listing, a record's grade is listed first, followed by that of the sleeve or the cover.