|Brownie drawn and signed by Palmer Cox|
|Portrait of Palmer Cox : Frontispiece Frontier Humor, Chicago: Donohue, Henneberry, c.1900. Scanned and uploaded to freemasonry.bcy.ca/biography/images by Trevor W. McKeown. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
This goody would be great for homeschool, classroom or just for family fun. Think literature, geography, seasonal science, etc.
Here's how Jim Erskine describes it "In this classic collection of Palmer Cox’s beloved “Brownies”, characters there are twelve stories – one for each month of the year. Follow the Brownies as they visit some early American landmarks and also create their own seasonal fun from January through December.
Our kids will enjoy finding their own “favorite brownie” in Cox’s wonderfully complex and intricately detailed illustrations." Perhaps the predecessor to "Where's Waldo?"
Here's a cool vintage photo of a song to go with their stories:
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