Liebster Award!!

I’m happy to finally have time to do this! Thank you to abubhaji for picking me as one of your 11 nominees of the Liebster Award! I truly appreciate it. There are a few rules about this award, and here they are. SIMPLE RULES 1. Thank the person/people who nominated you by providing a link … Continue reading Liebster Award!!

Joyous Times Day 2 – The Horse and the Lamb and Letter from an Injured Person

We are continuing with the book Joyous Times! Some stories in turn of the century children’s books were not really stories at all. Some were written as if you were gathered around a wise uncle who was telling stories of the old days. This next one is like that. The Horse and the Lamb The horse … Continue reading Joyous Times Day 2 – The Horse and the Lamb and Letter from an Injured Person

Antique Children's Books Part One – Joyous Times Day 1 – The Concert and How Little Johnny Lost His Supper

I have an antique book called Joyous Times. It is a children’s book full of poems and stories (and pictures! ) for Victorian era children to enjoy.  It was printed and bound by M. A. Donohue at 407-429 Dearborn Street, Chicago. It was published very early 1900s (probably 1904) because the inscription says in pencil ‘Charles E. Roach from … Continue reading Antique Children's Books Part One – Joyous Times Day 1 – The Concert and How Little Johnny Lost His Supper

Cabbages and Peanuts

Today, we will talk about Bedtime Story Book. In it, there is a single charming story in verse called Cabbages and Peanuts. The book is unpaginated, but amounts to 44 pages. Published in 1930 by Saalfield Publishing Company in Akron, Ohio, it was written by Harriet Boyd in the USA. The front page has a name … Continue reading Cabbages and Peanuts