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Dust Up (Carrick & Watkins, book 3) by Jon McGoran
Many, many thanks to all the wonderful readers who help to ID these books! We also appreciate those who take the time to thank the contributors for researching their books. Possibly Italian? Two children a boy and an older girl live in a wealthy estate with a large checkered lawn. They both like to play on the lawn with a red ball I can't remember how they get the ball. They're both warned never to go through the hedge. A grey dwarf like man is involved somehow. The red ball eventually gets thrown accidentally through a hole in the hedge, and the boy climbs after and is abducted by the grey man, who turns him to stone and puts him in his tower which is full of 99 other stone children.
The girl goes on a quest, visiting the sky queen and the ground king, who both ask her to do some kind of task before giving her something in return. She spends the night in the woods, having gathered firewood during the day, within a protective circle with a fire. The grey man tries to tempt her out. I can't remember if she resists or not.
A Murder in Terlingua, Texas
Somehow she defeats the grey man and all the children are turned back to normal. This wonderful story was first published in the St. Nicholas magazine in We have both versions in stock and I would be happy to send you a jpg if you think this is the one. I can't remember what the book was called or who it was by but it was a children's book about to young girls under the age of five that end up walking to the park from their house without their mother knowing.
I had it read to me in the early 90s. Though I have a feeling it might not have had text possibly just pictures. The story is based around a young boy who comes into possession of a number of animals like tiger, camel, yak etc. Rather than keep them he embarks on a journey to return each of the animals to its country of origin.
During the story he also describes some of the culture of the country. If you have any idea on the title of the book i would be most appreciative. One of my friends is looking for a book from his childhood. It's about a boy who uses shoe boxes to build homes for animals in the forest to protect them from a storm. That's all he remembers.