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Vintage children's books

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gold country girls: Childcraft: Poems of Early Childhood

Sister Lori here sharing another vintage children's book. Childcraft, Volume One, from 1947, with lots of different illustrators, my favorite being Eloise Wilkin. Inside the front and back covers: On the introductory page: Cute kids and pink blossoms: My favorite artist with Pat-A-Cake and Ride a Cockhorse: The Old Woman in the Shoe - sorry, I didn't realize this page was so torn up. The book has been well loved! Another by my favorite: Adorable!!! Spring!! Remember this one? We used to sing…

The Art of Children's Picture Books: Childcraft, Poems and Rhymes

In my recent travels for vintage children's picture books, I scored on a set of Childcraft, The How and Why Library for the mere sum of $5.00. These books are full of great illustrations by many different artists. I have quite a few scans for you from Volume 1 that I hope you will enjoy. Can I just say how much I like these books? They are fun to look at and full of ideas and inspiration. Don't forget to click on the pics for a bigger view. Artist: Charles Harper Oh Charley, how we do love…

Vintage children's book envelopes From bobbyrobin.co.nz

When greeting cards jumped to $3.99 and above, I decided a boycott was in order. I can't justify spending almost $5 on something that gets read and quickly thrown out. I'm pretty sure my gift recipient would rather I spend that $5 on their gift instead of a card, anyways.

Fun with Dick and Jane, part II, Animals

These pages are from the Basic Reader “Fun with Dick and Jane”, by William S. Gray and May Hill Arbuthnot. Illustrated by Eleanor Campbell and Keith Ward. Scott, Foresman and Company, 1946.

Really bad titles for kid's books! Did your read any of these classics in school? Funny, these horrible WTF's should not be!

Really bad titles for kid's books! Did your read any of these classics in school? Funny, these horrible WTF's should not be!

This is from "Nurse Nancy" I read this at 5 yrs old and wanted to be a nurse since then.

I literally had a stack of books for this week. Yes, I have issues with vintage story books. I could probably do a daily blog on vintage children's literature. Don't tempt me...I only have so many hours in the day. This week Nurse Nancy won my heart. I found her at an estate sale minus the band aids. Do you think I could find that darling stool? I would have gone into nursing if they still wore those hats. A tricked out wagon/ambulance! There is a companion book Doctor Dan. Also put out by…