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Best children's books in 1985

Picture books: The Relatives Came, by Cynthia Rylant. Illustrated by Stephen Gammell. New York: Bradbury Press. $12.95. Whiskers and Rhymes, by Arnold Lobel. New York: Greenwillow. $13. The Paper Crane, by Molly Bang. New York: Greenwillow. $13. A Child's Christmas in Wales, by Dylan Thomas. Illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman. New York: Holiday House. $14.95. Holly and Ivy, by Rumor Godden. Illustrated by Barbary Cooney. New York: Viking Kestrel. $12.95. Grandma's House, by Elaine Moore. Illustrated by Elise Primavera. New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard. $13. The Patchwork Quilt, by Valerie Flournoy. Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. New York: Dial Books. $10.89. Nightingale, by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Demi. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. $13.95. One Wooly Wombat, Rod Trinca and Kerry Argent. New York: Kane/Miller. $8.95. The Deliverers of Their Country, by E. Nesbit. Illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger. Natick, Mass.: Picture Book Studio USA. $12.95. Ages 6 to 9: The Cat's Purr, by Ashley Bryan. New York: Atheneum. $9.95. Stay Away From Simon, Carol Carrick. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. $10.95. Millie Cooper, 3B, by Charlotte Herman. New York: Dutton. $9.95. Rosie Cole's Great American Guilt Club, Sheila Greenwald. Boston: Atlantic. $11.95. Herbie Jones, by Suzy Kline. New York: G. P. Putnam. $10.95. Ages 9 to 12: Come Sing, Jimmy Jo, by Katherine Paterson. New York: Lodestar Books. $12.95. Switcharound, by Lois Lowry. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. $10.95. Cracker Jackson, by Betsy Byars. New York: Viking. $11.95. Sarah, Plain and Tall, by Patricia Mac Lachlan. New York: Harper & Row. $8.95. Put on Your Crown, by Betty Levin. New York: Lodestar Books. $12.95. Ages 12 and up The People Could Fly, by Virginia Hamilton. New York: Knopf. $12.95. Jackaroo, by Cynthia Voigt. New York: Atheneum. $14.95. In Summer Light, by Zibby Oneal. New York: Viking Kestrel. $11.95. The Dream Keeper, by Margery Evernden. Boston: Little, Brown. $10.25. The Everlasting Hills, by Irene Hunt. New York: Scribner. $12.95.