The values stated in this guide are to be used only as a guide. Values are not set to determine prices as auction and dealer values vary greatly and are affected by demand and condition. The author does not assume responsibility for any losses that are the result of consulting this guide.

Grading Scale and related information

  This scale is based on Little Golden books alone.

Mint/Near Mint - as shipped from factory no faults or damages. Activities and inserts are intact.

Excellent - Very good clean tight book with no writing on or in the book. Some distinction of being read. Activities and inserts are intact. May have name written neatly in owners section.

Good - May have some minor writing on the inside of book with minor wear and soiling of covers. Missing activities and inserts. Good tight binding. Minor wear on edges and corners.

Fair - May have some creased pages, cover may be soiled with some corner and edge wear. Writing with crayon and pencil is visible inside of covers and pages. binding is still good  and may have some torn pages. Missing activities and inserts. All of the books shine is gone.

Poor - A book not taken care of with worn covers with damage to edges and corners. Pages loose or missing, writing on cover and pages. Missing activities and inserts.  All of the books shine is gone. Has value only if rare edition.

Value Percentages

Mint/Near mint - 100%

Excellent - 75%

Good - 50%

Fair - 25%

Poor 0-5%

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