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The Burgess Bird Book for Children (Illustrated)
Its primary purpose is to interest the little child in, and to make him acquainted with, those feathered friends he is most likely to see. Because there is no method of approach to the child mind... More > equal to the story, this method of conveying information has been adopted. So far as I am aware the book is unique in this respect. In its preparation an earnest effort has been made to present as far as possible the important facts regarding the appearance, habits and characteristics of our feathered neighbors. It is intended to be at once a story book and an authoritative handbook. While it is intended for little children, it is hoped that children of larger growth may find in it much of both interest and helpfulness.< Less
Children's Illustrated Dictionary
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The Assyrian Children's Illustrated Dictionary is also a book of alphabet and numbers, and a coloring book. It teaches how to write the 22 letters in Assyrian language and shows their connection to... More > numbers. It teaches Assyrian words through pictures that can be colored. The meaning of these words is given in English and listed in a simple dictionary. The Estrangelo letters are also shown to familiarize children with this type of writing from an early age. Children of all ages are sure to enjoy this book.< Less
Illustrated Scripture Readings For Children
Selected Scripture readings from the King James Version of the Bible, with accompanying public domain illustrations. All of Scripture should be meditated upon by young and old alike, thus this book... More > is meant to be used as only a supplement to that endeavor.< Less
The Railway Children: Illustrated
The Railway Children is a children's book by Edith Nesbit, originally serialised in The London Magazine during 1905 and first published in book form in 1906. It has been adapted for the screen... More > several times, of which the 1970 film version is the best known.
The story concerns a family who move to "Three Chimneys", a house near the railway, after the father, who works at the Foreign office, is imprisoned after being falsely accused of spying. The children befriend an Old Gentleman who regularly takes the 9:15 train near their home; he is eventually able to help prove their father's innocence, and the family is reunited. The family take care of a Russian exile, Mr Szczepansky, who came to England looking for his family and Jim.
The theme of an innocent man being falsely imprisoned for espionage and finally vindicated might have been influenced by the Dreyfus Affair, which was a prominent worldwide news item a few years before the book was written.< Less
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Illustrations of Julio Granados, peruvian multiple winner artist living in New York City.
How to get Successful Career as an Illustrator for children's Books
This booklet won’t teach you how to turn your snatches into full works of cartoon, but I will try to introduce you to the interesting profession of illustration for children which I’ve... More > been practicing for years. I tried through this booklet to include the most important observations and ideas that I have gained throughout my professional journey. I hope you find these experiences a good and helpful incentive to enter this enchanting field.< Less
Children's Rights : A Book of Nursery Logic (Illustrated)
CONTENTS : THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD, CHILDREN'S PLAYS, CHILDREN'S PLAYTHINGS, WHAT SHALL CHILDREN READ? CHILDREN'S STORIES, THE RELATION OF THE KINDERGARTEN TO SOCIAL REFORM, HOW SHALL WE GOVERN OUR... More > CHILDREN? THE MAGIC OF "TOGETHER", THE RELATION OF THE KINDERGARTEN TO THE PUBLIC SCHOOL, OTHER PEOPLE'S CHILDREN.< Less
The Children of Odin: The Book of Northern Myths, Illustrated
Padraic Colum's rich, lyrical style captures the magic and mysticism of the Norse myths with tales of the gods and goddesses who lived in the Northern Utopia of Asgard before the dawn of man.
Here... More > are the matchless tales of All-Father Odin, who crosses the Rainbow Bridge to walk among men in Midgard and sacrifices his right eye to drink from the Well of Wisdom; of Thor, whose mighty hammer defends Asgard; of Loki, whose mischievous cunning leads him to treachery against the gods; of giants, dragons, dwarfs and Valkyries; and of the terrible last battle that destroyed their world.< Less
WWII Children's Stories, 0: VOYAGE IN FAIRYLAND
Dr. John R. Graham was sent overseas during WWII as part of the Massachusetts General Hospital Army Base No.6, at age thirty-three. He departed from home in May, 1942, when Janet was three years old... More > and Sally would be turning two. During the years until he returned in March of 1945 he wrote a newsletter of "The Chronicle Letters" to the adults back home, but also wrote and illustrated a series of short books for the children. In these stories he pretends that the two little girls are joining him in various activities.< Less
The Children's Book of Birds
The Children's Book of Birds by Olive Thorne Miller; With 16 colored plates and many other Illustrations.
The Children's Book of Birds combines under a single cover the First and Second Books of... More > Birds, originally published in 1899 and 1901 respectively and still popular with children in and out of school and with other beginners in the study of birds.
The book is intended to interest young people in the ways and habits of birds and to stimulate them to further study. It has grown out of my experience in talking to schools. From the youngest kindergarten scholar to boys and girls of sixteen and eighteen, I have never failed to find young people intensely interested so long as I would tell them about bow the birds live.
Some of the results of these talks that have come to my knowledge have been astonishing and far-reaching, such as that of one boy of seven or eight, who persuaded the village boys around his summer home to give up taking eggs and killing birds, and watch them instead.< Less