Posts Tagged: vintage childrens books

Beverly Cleary And Henry Huggins Book

Beverly Cleary, An Ageless Appeal  

  It was clear to anyone who knew me as a child that Beverly Cleary was my favorite author. Browsing the shelves of my local suburban library was an adored childhood activity in the 1960s. With my yellow paper library

Beverly Cleary And Henry Huggins Book

Beverly Cleary, An Ageless Appeal  

  It was clear to anyone who knew me as a child that Beverly Cleary was my favorite author. Browsing the shelves of my local suburban library was an adored childhood activity in the 1960s. With my yellow paper library

Vintage childrens book illustration 1950s family

Cheerios and American Diversity

Feeling nostalgic for those pre-civil rights days?  Cheerios is serving up some good old-fashioned controversy in it’s all American breakfast cereal, bringing to light some rather racist comments.  Its use of an interracial family has some on both sides of

Vintage childrens book illustration 1950s family

Cheerios and American Diversity

Feeling nostalgic for those pre-civil rights days?  Cheerios is serving up some good old-fashioned controversy in it’s all American breakfast cereal, bringing to light some rather racist comments.  Its use of an interracial family has some on both sides of

vintage childrens schoolbook illustration 1940

Little Sally’s Big Visit With Her Grandparents PT II

It was Thanksgiving weekend of 1960. Just like the mythical Dick, Jane and Sally would visit Grandmother and Grandfather on their farm, I was off for an overnight visit with mine in their apartment in Queens, NY. Back To The

vintage childrens schoolbook illustration 1940

Little Sally’s Big Visit With Her Grandparents PT II

It was Thanksgiving weekend of 1960. Just like the mythical Dick, Jane and Sally would visit Grandmother and Grandfather on their farm, I was off for an overnight visit with mine in their apartment in Queens, NY. Back To The