from your local library and get started...let me know what you think... I bet you'll love it.
(the copy you find in your local library might look different to this one...this is a pic of my copy from 1982, the year it was published... picked up from a Garage Sale of course!)
Anyway this post isn't meant to be about Adrian...I've gone off on a bit of a tangent, which is most unlike me. Ha-Ha. My intention is to show you some pics from a pile of beautiful vintage children's books I've found lately...seven lovely old picture books for one dollar!
Have a look at some of them...
a book of thinly disguised bible stories...
Uncle Arthur sounds slightly creepy!
nothing like a bit of gender stereotyping...
one side for boys...
the other for girls
the two hungry children came upon a wonderful sight...
watch out kiddies!
from Beauty and the Beast
it's interesting that this style of illustration is quite fashionable again at the moment, don't you think?
a delightful collection of stories and verses for boys and girls to enjoy...published 1969
this owl would be considered positively de-regueur these days!
(the kind of book I read when I was little)
which one are you?
Still on books, here's another pic from Life in Australia
Health studio, Surfers Paradise
I wonder if that's Oscar? he hasn't been taking his own medicine if it is!
And a tea towel to end