I totally dig early 2oth century children’s books. They seem so quaint and odd when we look at the illustrations and read the text nowadays. But some of them are incredibly beautiful and compelling. Others are just plain hilarious.
Here is a smattering of both kinds that I found all over the internet. Can you imagine reading “Poopy” the dancing doll to your 6 year old daughter and not busting out into uncontrollable giggle snorts?
by Lucille Steven
illustrations by M.K.L.
lithographs by Gilmour and Dean Ltd.
If I were into collecting things, I think these would be right up my alley- although I don’t think my allergies could take it.
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