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Subject: ISO A SPECIFIC edition of A Swiftly Tilting Planet or info
Date Posted: 7/14/2014 12:42 AM ET
Member Since: 12/7/2013
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Hello all,

I have had this book on my wishlist for quite some time and have decided I need to be more aggressive in tracking it down!;-)

I love the children's fantasy covers by Jody Lee that were done for paperback reprints of several series. I have the entire set of the paperback reprints she did of The Chronicles of Prydain (a very lucky used bookstore find!) and have all but one of the Time Quintet books by Madeline L'Engle that she did. I have been trying to track down the last one, A Swiftly Tilting Planet, for a few years now and keep getting notifications for other editions being posted in my PaperbackSwap e-mail notices, so part of what I want to do is make absolute sure I've got the right ISBN for the book I'm looking for. I have been searching for ISBN-13 9789994041466, and I tracked that down from some serious book-nerd Google-fu detective work...I just wonder if anyone who actually owns this edition could confirm for me that that is the correct ISBN to be looking for. Also, if anyone has a copy of this or knows someone who does who would be willing to trade me for a book or credit, I would be EVER so grateful! I've checked Amazon and several used online bookstores, and whenever I go into a used bookshop with a kid's section, I check for this one--I've even gone as far as to e-mail Jody Lee herself to ask for info (these editions came out circa 1990 or 1991, so she wasn't able to give me very much info about tracking one down, unfortunately...but she was very nice and flattered that I enjoyed her work so much!:-))

If anyone could give me the info I'm looking for about the ISBN or point me in the direction of someone willing to trade this book, please let me know! Thanks!:-)

PS--I will be cross-posting this to two other PBS forums in hopes of better tracking it down...hope that's alright!

EDIT: It MIGHT be ISBN 0-440-40158-5 instead...the key is that I'm looking for the cover by Jody A Lee. Again, if anyone can confirm the ISBN for me, that would be super!

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Date Posted: 7/16/2014 1:36 PM ET
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I believe this is the isbn of one of her covers. Pretty sure anyway. I don't have this book anymore but I do remember the cover and found it in the goodreads 'other editions'


Maybe this one


Date Posted: 7/19/2014 1:48 AM ET
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Thank you so much for your input, Sarah! I'm going to run these through a couple ISBN databases and see what I come up with!:-)

Date Posted: 7/26/2014 10:22 AM ET
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Marisa I have a paperback copy of A Swiftly Tilting Planet with the cover art by Jody Lee and the ISBN is 0440401585

Unfortunately my copy is less than perfect shape- couple of small 1/2" mendable tears to cover and bent corner, dent right above unicorn tail-also inside of front cover is yellowed. PM me if you are still interested and we can work out something


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