Mr. Clark and Donald spend a year out west to the Crescent Ranch in Idaho learning about raising sheep.
[Illustration: "HAVE OUR SHEEP ALWAYS BEEN DIPPED?"]
The Story of Wool
SARA WARE BASSETT
Author of "The Story of Lumber" and "The Story of Leather"
ILLUSTRATED BY ELIZABETH OTIS
THE PENN PUBLISHING COMPANY PHILADELPHIA
COPYRIGHT 1913 BY THE PENN PUBLISHING COMPANY
To MY FATHER
It gives me pleasure to acknowledge the courtesy and co"operation of the United States Department of Agricult...
THE TALE OF GRUMPY WEASEL
SLEEPY TIME TALES (Trademark Registered)
BY ARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
AUTHOR OF TUCK ME IN TALES (Trademark Registered)
The Tale of Cuffy Bear The Tale of Frisky Squirrel The Tale of Tommy Fox The Tale of Fatty Coon The Tale of Billy Woodchuck The Tale of Jimmy Rabbit The Tale of Peter Mink The Tale of Sandy Chipmunk The Tale of Brownie Beaver The Tale of Paddy Muskrat The Tale of Ferdinand Frog The Tale of Dickie Deer Mouse The Tale of Timothy Turtle The Tale of Major Monkey The Tale of Benn...
After the Civil War, Elsie and her family return to their home in the South, dealing with the upheaval that the Reconstruction Era brought during the years after the war.
A Sequel to Elsie's Womanhood
MARTHA FINLEY (FARQUHARSON)
Author of The Story of Elsie , Casella , Wanted, a Pedigree ,
Old Fashioned Boy , etc.
"Sweet is the image of the brooding dove!
Holy as heaven a mother's tender love!
The love of many prayers and many tears,
Which changes not with dim declining years
The only love which, on this te...
One of the strongest pieces of imaginative writing for children that the past decade has produced and one of the most delicate and beautiful of all times, is "The Blue Bird," by Maurice Maeterlinck, written as a play, and very successfully produced on the stage.
Georgette Leblanc (Madame Maurice Maeterlinck), has rendered this play in story form for children, under the title "The Children's Blue Bird," and in this form it has now been carefully edited and arranged for schools.
On the night of Christmas a boy and a girl, Tyltil and Mytil, are visited by Fairy Berilyuna. Fairy's g...
THE FARMER'S BOY
ONE OF R. CALDECOTT'S PICTURE BOOKS
Frederick Warne and Co., Ltd.
Printed in Great Britain
The Farmer's Boy.
When I was a farmer, a Farmer's Boy,
I used to keep my master's HORSES,
With a GEE WO here, and a GEE WO there,
And here a GEE, and there a GEE,
And everywhere a GEE;
Says I, My pretty lass, will you come to the banks of the Aire oh?
Aladdin and the Magic Lamp
There once lived a poor tailor, who had a son called Aladdin, a careless, idle boy who would do nothing but play all day long in the streets with little idle boys like himself. This so grieved the father that he died; yet, in spite of his mother's tears and prayers, Aladdin did not mend his ways. One day, when he was playing in the streets as usual, a stranger asked him his age, and if he was not the son of Mustapha the tailor. "I am, sir," replied Aladdin; "but he died a long while ago." On this the stranger, who was a famous African...
A PRIMARY READER
Old time Stories, Fairy Tales and Myths Retold by Children
E. LOUISE SMYTHE
This book originated in a series of little reading lessons prepared
for the first grade pupils in the Santa Rosa public schools. The
object of the lessons was three fold: to provide reading matter for
the little ones who had only a small vocabulary of sight words; to
acquaint them early with the heroes who have come down to us in song
and story; and to create a desire for literature.
It has been my endeavor to follow Dr. G. Stanley Hall's s...
When two children come to stay with their cousin, they immediately realize something is wrong, but no one will tell them what. Their cousin is strangely altered: nervous, preoccupied, hardly aware of their existence. They soon discover that a conflict is brewing among the hills and farms of the Medford Valley, one whose origins reach back over a century. They must piece it together from scattered clues, and from the stories told to them by a mysterious bee keeper and his daughter. This 1922 Newbery Honor Book tells of the traits that run in a family—honor, stubborn pride, and a dark lust for...
The Child's Day, The Woods Hutchinson Health Series
By Woods Hutchinson, A.M., M.D. FOREWORD If youth only knew, if old age only could! lamented the philosopher. What is the use, say some, of putting ideas about disease into children's heads and making them fussy about their health and anxious before their time? Precisely because ideas about disease are far less hurtful than disease itself, and because the period for richest returns from sensible living is childhood--and the earlier the better. It is abundantly worth while to teach a child how to protect his health and build up his strength...
Moni is the goat boy who takes care of all the goats belonging to the people of Fideris, Switzerland. He loves to sing, yodel, and whistle while he romps with the goats all day long on the mountains. His favorite is a young kid named M"aggerli. One day Moni comes across a serious situation where he must keep a deceitful secret in order to protect M"aggerli from being killed. Will Moni risk the life of M"aggerli and tell the truth? This delightful short story teaches children that to trust God and do right is always better than being deceitful.
MONI THE GOAT BOY