Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Rural Gravure Service, 1972
This is the most adorable cooking booklet I've ever seen! I love the illustrations and there's an illustration on every few pages. This booklet was completely sponsored by corporate baking goods suppliers like Blue Bonnet Margarine and Fleischmann's Active Dry Yeast.
Monday, March 18, 2013
Friday, March 15, 2013
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Story by Lucienne Erville
Pictures by Rik Jottier
Translated by Miriam Lear
Wonder Books, 1959
My son's description:
A baby lion tries to have stripes like a tiger but ends up having them painted on by a monkey. Really funny!
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
The Fleischmann Company, 1920s (?)
Oh, the glamorous world of bread! With such chapters as Twelve Breads the Clever Hostess Serves; Easily becomes rolls and biscuits; The magic touch that makes bread buns; Muffins, griddle cakes, waffles, and donuts are BREAD too; and Breads that masquerade as CAKES, this booklet is guaranteed to please your favorite carb-a-holic!
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Written by Mary Jo Chamberlin
Illustrated by Florence Sarah Winship
Western Publishing, 1961
My son's description: A very sleepy puppy stays asleep for more than half the story. Then, finally, at the end of the story he wakes up!
Monday, March 11, 2013
Friday, March 8, 2013
Written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Zhenya and Jan Gay, Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm, Johnny Gruelle, Donald Culross Peattie, Joseph Leeming, and Emma Brock
Illustrated by Edward Shenton, Richard Scarry, Phoebe Erickson, Colleen Browning, Fyodor Rojankovsky, Andy Warhol, and Polly Jackson
Nelson Doubleday, 1958
Stories include Hiawatha, Little Red Riding Hood, The Shire Colt, The Gallant Tailor, Doctor Raggedy Andy, The Story of the First Men, Homemade Orchestra, Life in the Everglades, Robi and Hanni in the Swiss Alps, and Let's Visit Japan
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Written by Andrew Lang, Jean de Brunhoff, Eugene Field, Mary Elting, Alice Salaff, Smith Burnham, Addison Webb, and Maj Lindman
Illustrated by Aldren Watson, Adrienne Adams, Ninon, Andy Warhol, Edward Shenton, Sabra Mallett Kimball, Virginia Parsons,
Nelson Doubleday, 1957
Stories include Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp, The Travels of Babar, Wynken Blynken and Nod and The Sugar-Plum Tree, Little Known Mammals, Trucks Are Fun, Funny Words and Riddles, Daniel boone, Birds Build Their Homes, Snipp Snapp Snurr and the Red Shoes, This is England
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Best in Children's Books Vol. 21 Written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Hamilton Williamson, Christopher Morley, Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm, Lena Barksdale, Sanford Tousey, Margery Bianco, and Jerome Leavitt
Illustrated by Colleen Browning, Feodor Rojankovsky, Barbara Cooney, Lawrence Beall Smith, Andy Warhol, Ray Houlihan, Phoebe Erickson, and Harvey Weiss
Nelson Doubleday, 1959
Stories include The Winged Horse: Pegasus, Lion Cub, Animal Crackers and Other Poems, Rapunzel, Milly and Her Dogs, The Magic Porridge Pot, Bob and the Railroad, Exploring Caves, Rabbits as Pets, The True Book of Tools for Building, and Let's Visit Bermuda.