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LATE NEWS FROM THE WRITING AND PUBLISHING WORLD
THE SUN, SATURDAY, ' NOVEMBER 28, 1914.
AND OTHER BOOKS
FOR BOYS AND GIRLS
Tlio.-o who fear that the younger Ken-. HutKeo, who krep on booming the
.ration is kMiti nn wholly, to uthletlc U"y fcoutx, with "The Uoy Suout.i on
Some of Appleton's Important
Books for the Holidays
,.rl and materialistic nmuiuon
limulii !oik over tho literature which
Ullerl jiurvejorK keep on preparing for
U Nearly every ubjecl or iioyimi
(lillnifl'"-1" Ik looked nfter by them, nmL
nietime.i luell' repuinuon, Rrcuirr
llian the topic, imraci. i no
b,MKs l,clo!iKln to Homo nerles or other
!, before us rot-in enclloHH! ami we
Arerirlwn l 'nine form of rough clnssl
l',sinnlns tlrct with stories deallnK
ltli hlilory anil real ndventuren we
And tli.il Kloved voternn, Kdwnrd S.
Kill. Mill active and vigorous with 11
two volume perles about the KtniRsle
fir Tr.uJ, "The Three Arrows" anil
member the Alamo" (The .tohn I'.
Wnfon Company. Philadelphia). HI
worthy fuecesi'or. .loeeph A, Altxhelor,
krrpi up In hix esollliiK flvll war cerles
tlie ew-ellent plan of bavins hla boy
remes on the opposite Mden In alternate
tehiine. ibe nr advance In "The
fv..illK of Stonewall" and "The Sword
tf ntlet.un" i Appleloim). Pioneer hl
,pr) n.v..r osc It attraction; a set
of Hoy Scouts l taken by Percy 1C.
I'.tzhiirth "In the Path of 1-a Salic"
(Thomas V Crowell Company) down
the .Ml.l!'lppl with wine HiKentiiro
mid much Instruction. Kverett T. Tom
linon's youths actually enpipe In
outinc Wlih Daniel lloone" tDoublo
day, I'ape and I'ompany), which 1 li
more Mtufiietory arraiiRenient. The
noble red m.m Is prominent, as he should
U In lerett McNeil's "The Totem of
IJUck Hawk ' (A C. MoClurB und Com
panj , Chloaso), the i-nrt of story boys
nvd to lik iirt.v years iteo. John T.
M'lntyre's hero hunters have a lively
time "In Texas With Davy Crockett"
iThc IVnu PubllhinB Company, I'hlU
dfipni.1), third of the "Muckskln" series.
T.ic I.Ui'st of the Wild Weft heroes Is
thf central llpiire of Kdwln I... Saldn's
Ruffuln Hill and the Overland Trail
(.1. It. l-ipplnci tt Comp.im . I'lnally,
the romancers hae started In to ex
t.lolt the present war In Kurope and
U"s Kay makes a beginning lib a kind
ef ilet-ctive tale, "The Seirch for the
Rnv" iHiri-e and Hopkins. New York)
o'.ver Clay's "The Treasure Finders"
(Dutllfid and Company), while h com
rirelixnstve account of exploration. I
wholly didactic and InstructUe, not fic
tion. Willi "The Las; Itald," the tlftli
velumt, Byron A. Dunn completes bis
frie about the civil war 111 Missouri
IA. C McCIurs and company).
The strlkirt: sketches of a small Isiy of
A navy family that Maud Howard P tec
ron cabs "Thf Commodore" tLothrop,
W and Shepard Company, Huston) are
Intended for crown people rather than
children. So Ioiir as he remain., a
child the boy Is a tine fellow and natural.
in Milte of the author's Intense emotion1 I
In the naval academy that emotion runs
our; her hero must be made pathetic
nf all costs. Commander Hdward I..
Baeh starts the hero of four previous
tieok on his career as an otllcer In
"Itoirfr Pauldlns:, Knslcn" (The Penn
Publishing Company), and Captain C.
F.. Kilbourne takes hl.v West Point ln-ro
on further service In "An Army Hoy In ,
.Mnurj" (The Penn Publishing Com
pm.j ). A third Instalment of a youth's
xperience at West Point, as It used to
hf, l. provided by Florence Kimball
Kussel In "From Chevrons to Shoulder
raps" (The Page Company, Huston).
In the stories of eolleso and preparn- I
tory schools, ai In the modern ou-
rlni'um, athletics have wholly sup
plnnted studies, and the younp reader's
unnsi chletly about what paiw i
" be decrlbd. No more need be sa'd
p' "Captain Danny" lApplcton's) than
thM i' ,s a liafball taie and that Wai-
ttr Camp has written It. Youns reader
know the books that lead up to It. A
l"tlo comment Is necdid for Kalph 1
Hnry Hdrbour's "l.eft Hml ICdward-" 1
iDodd. Mead and Comajiy) save thnt ,
tt is the first of a football series wh!'-:i
II Klveta volume to each member of
th eleven and another ono to tho
roach. Football predominates aim) In
William HeyllBer's "Off Side" (Apple
link)', which likewise takes up the
matter of vocational train n: In "The
Rambler Club's Football Team" (The
P'nn Publishing Company), by W.
Crispin Sheppard, tenth of the series',
and Hen WIKut on the fJrfdlron," by
W DuHI ld ( Sully and Klelnteich,
New York), seventh of the series. Ilase-
iwll on the other hand engages Hert I..
h'and.h ,n "I,efty o' the Bush" (Barse
M Hopklnn), the tlrst of a "Big
I,"8Rne" series, and George Barton In
T. Itpll Haven Nine" (The John O.
W'nst.m Company). The latter author
mines the sole contribution to boating,
fch'h is touched upon In "The Bell
Haven Kight" (The John C. Winston
Company), The vacation occupations of
Mr Shcppard's young men supply "Tho
UatnMcr Club with the Northwest
Mi iu.ted" (The Penn Publishing Com
Pans) and thosn of Mr. DuMleld'x hero
Her Wilson in tho llockles" (Sully and
The books encouraging boys to do
things abound, A. Uussell Bond, In
"I' K Shovel and Pluck" (Munn and
' impany, New York), takes his young
"igr.. ring enthusiasts on a tour of
' ie ' iteil States, explaining the mar
' - 'if the craft. The particular ac
' i thai engages Francis Holt
Ver n- in "Thj Boy with the F. S.
?pl rers" (Ixithrop, Lte rind Shepard
mi'inyi, Is that of the Bureau of
I' am Industry in the Department of
Agricu.ture It leads his hero Into ad
'ntures and dangers all over the world
'Hi win astonish the reader, who Is
1 " ware of tin- extent of the Olovern
wen' paternalism. A description of
imiu thl iKs that the Oovernment does,
( 'ni'. great and useful, some com
JTi nol.irf null r'i'dn hniiw. wlilrh iiconle
") i i tin should let alone, is given
" '.ruiin Atb-rton Dupuy In "I'ncle
''in'; Mndi.-n Miracles" (Frederick A.
i ' ix i h t ompany).
T .r njit nf outdoor life Is kept up by
niinr y .). Hawkins, who, in "Ned
VrM tr's Caribou Muni" (Mttle, Hrown
' i" 'inpaiii i, sends his hero for (he
' i line In'" the woods for game; by
n I, Sabin In "Scarfaco Kanch"
Ci m.is v I'l-owell Compan;'), tnaklng
h( unii li.ivo gone tliiniiiih pic
V' ii 'hing ioheniures, settle on a
4 1 naim, by Tliorntuii W.
Lost Trail" (The Penn Publishing Com.
po.iy), and by D. Lungo with n tule of,
frontier Indians, "Lost In the Fur Coun
try" (Lothrop, Lee und Shtpard Com
pany). A few books that bnve reaclud us de
viate somewhat from the convention
which youth and custom luivo set.
Lewis K. Tlielss, u new writer, gives a
vivid picture of th hnppenlngs In a
Iki.vsj camp, under the title "In Camp
at Fort Brady" (W. A. Wlldo Company).
Though tho characters are fictitious, the
scenes described, and probably the In
cidents, are real. The author brings to
notice n wholly neglected portion of
the Fnlted Stnles, the present Susque
hanna valley. It Is a pleasant book to
reud. Fisher Ames, Jr., In "Tho Boys
of Kastmarsh" (Thomns Y. Crowell
Companyt, dwells a good deal on the
rougher sld of athletics. The scene of
the story Is the New Kngland sea coast
and there Jj u good deal of rustic de
tective work In it. The short stories
In James Otls's "Across the llange"
(Harpers) arc bright ar.d arltgalcd;
even those.wlth a moral are iuk preach).
Jt is a story of Columbia a few yars
ago that Marshall .tenUTns lias written
In "A Freshman Scout at College" (An.
ptetons), of the time when football was
ibollfched. The book will be reud bv alt
Columbia men, whether It mo( ts the f.r.e
of similar books about Harvard and
Yale or not. The main them, of Itulpb
Henry Barboiir's "The llrothn' of a
Hero" (Appletons) Is the trouble a b,iv
has In school or college from having
had a brother befere him who distin
guished himself. This doc not ibbar
iUh'.etles, of course. Huwly Williams's
"Johnson of Lansing" (Apptttons). a
tale of schoolboy enmities. Is In ;he
main n ba.ebill story. Finall.. "Philip
Kent." by T. Truxtun Hare (Tho Penn
Publishing Company), tells of the troub
les of the smaller fchoolboy and how
the hero Is licked Into shape.
WASHINGTON: THE MAN
Uf AL.I1UIN. u. l'rederlek
Trenr lllil. ltil Jlrture In color liy
"Joir (J o. i)e nrcvuiei. a nupcrii
limit)- ulli-titsiU. An oroirstc metrli
tit the nttUp iiltlr ot Washtnirtun' lite
Ironi childhood to grdve. rorty-clcht
fii'.l'I'iiite pictures In live colnrn. ilunrto
Iti a boi, J-loo ntt.
BETWEEN F1UENDS AND
uttminif liniiiuy nnrrity
hn wrlllfll especially lot
to rtoiilsltc Chrlstm!i
Nrlthrr one has rrr litrn aerial-
llluvralnl tu llrnru I tut. Iito
In a hnr 1 hr itt. II.CO tirl.
.Not soltl separately.
AMERICANS AND THE
BRITONS. Ilv I'rederlrk C de
Niimlchrast A mterly comparison of
Send for a Complete Descriptive Catalogue.
BOOKS FOR UOYS
THE BROTHER of a HERO.
liy llalph Henry Harbour, author of "The
Half HncK." tr. Pictures lu colur by C. .M.
ltt'ljcn. 11.35 ntt.
THE SCOUTS OF STONE-
I liatnbera. A
rTl Mr rliftml-ers
m-m this ntirnosr
the twti ireat i:nelsh-pfakliie people
character, social tinier, politics, ntiti
FOR VERY LITTLE ONES.
For small children the taste of pub
Ushers swings from a very large page
to a very small one and books Inu nded
for them are usually either In minia
ture editions or in album sizes. Begin
ning with the big books wp lave two
collections of miscellaneous prose and
verse; "Dutton's Holiday rniia!."
edited by Alfnd C. Playno ( Krnest N'.s
ter: K. P. Dutton and Comiiain ), a col
lection of talcs, vernes. pic: ires, pla.i,
and colored, that wilt keep Its possessor
occupied for a I. nig tlim . Similar in
character and likewise full of attrac
tions, pictorial and literary, is "StoKe.s
I Wonder Bonk." edited b Harry Cold.
Ing ( Frederick A. Stokes Compan) i. i
Both Imoks were made ill Ureal Britain. I
Prehistoric man Is treated with great '
levity, both in word.- and pictures, by
H. BoydSmlth In "The Knrlv Life of
Mr. .Man" i Houghton .Mlli'lln Company".
The pictures are artistic n well as
all Important Institution. JI T.) lift.
.tohn Heetl. Vlvltl nen nlctuies ot the
Mexico of today bv an Am'rlcnn wpr
correspondent h served In Vlllft's army
tl M nil
ALBANIA. The Foundling
State of Europe. ny wadham
PearticU An Informing olum on a
llttle.knonn coiintr) that Is one of tne
tratcclc polit'i In th cr'Ot Kuropran
ar (luorntrij tco. )'.') nef .
THE DAWN OF CHRIS
TIANITY. Ily Alfred V Martin n
aeemtnt of the various forces that helpe,l
to tlrselon Christianity Into ere of the
worM a great rellEluns 11.20 ntt
THE WARS of the ROSES.
H, It II Mnat. M the unry of
tli- war that pllet Knyland lth blood,
siit-il from 1377 1" I If V splendid picture
nf ihe i-rle-l vrn (,'((( p, uncbt cdtte.
$: in nrr
HANDBOOKS OF SOUTH
AMERICA. serle. nf Infermlnc
Imoka nn I'olnmbla. Peru, nrnzll. Aritrn
tlna. and i hll'. Of practical salue to
Iraselers. Insestor. inanutamurers. and
exporters tlltit'r.ittit l.."i nf per rnltoie.
THE WAR IN EUROPE.
lis Albert Itnshnell llsrt. t'rofenr of
t,nrrnmer.t In liarsard I'nlseialtt A
discussion nf the causes of the uMr, (tH
prubable nutceme. und I' eflict pn tr.e
I'nlted States l.(Xi n't
THE WAR AND AMERICA.
My Huco Mlliisierber The famous
llitriard psjciiolnulsi ples CeruiAn) s
side In the creat tnr. and hnws in the
outeume ulll affect America H io rt
THE HIDDEN CHILDREN.
Hy ltobert W Chambers. A stlrrlnit tale
of the American colonists stnuRle with
the Iroqunls OinfeUeriey. With pictures
In two colors by A. I. Keller. II. 10 ntt.
KENT KNOWLES: Quahaug
By Joseph C Lincoln. Another refteshllKT
story of Cape Cod folk by the author nf
"Can'n Dan'a Daughter." ffutfrafiif,
llr f.'ompton Maelenile, author of
-carnival," etc. An Oxford erartuate's
experiences In Lundon's by.paths. HM
SELINA. 13y Oeorire Madden Martin.
I'ull of the same wholesome hutnnr which
madn "i;inmy lu" b household word
from coast to coast lllutttattd. 11.30 n.
ANNE FEVERSHAM. n j r
Snalth. A romance of r.lllnbetlian times
In which the )ountr poet-actor. Slinke
fpeMe, plays a leading part. $1.34 ntt
HIS ROYAL HAPPINESS.
Us 51r I'.verard Cole i.Snra Jeanntte
nnnrjtni. The romance of an Kncllsh
prince and tlaiiRhler nf n President ot
the I'nlted States
THE FLAMING SWORD.
Py drone lllbbs. author of "The Dotted
Door, etc A powerful novel Introducing
mnie people you know In real life. Iliu.
irofftf. 1 1, to riff.
FLAME OF FROST, ny Alice
.tones A lawlnatltie story of lne ar.d
ndenture In Ibe far north. Ittuttrattit.
tuo n rt
THE VICTIM. By Thomas Dixon.
author o - The. Southerner." etc. A splen
did rnmstiee of the -'ill War. lllmttat'it.
THE MAN AND THE MO-
MENT. Hy Kllnor Olyn. authnr nf
The Heaon Why" Full of Intensely
dramitlo and emotional situations, fllus
CnteiJ. II 31 nef
MARIA. 11)' the narnness von
Ilutten. author tit "Sharrow." Pam." etc
An International romance of treat power
and charm. IMS tit!
ACHIEVEMENT. ro r. t,,!-
Thurston The story nf an aitlst whose
character develops under the Influence of
dltlerent women. I1.3J net.
THE ALSTER CASE. , hum.
II (illlmtire. author ot The opal Pin."
etc remarkable mystery ftnr Mm
fraletf. II. Si nrf.
TODAY'S DAUGHTER. ,,y
Josephine naskam llacon, authnr of The
Inheritance." etc '1 he hut ot n mntltr'i
louni: woman and her pioblcms. film
rale J. 11 55 nf.
WALL. ny Joseph A. Aitsheler,
author of "The (inns' of Hull Hun," Pic.
turt s In color by Charles Wrenn. II'M nr.',
THE SWORD OF ANTIE-
TAM. ny .!oeph A. Aitsheler. Pict
ure In color by Charles Wrenn. 11.30 ntt.
CAPTAIN DANNY. ewai.rr
ramp, author of "Danny l'lt " Colored
pictures. It .3$ nrf.
OFF SIDE, nj- William Heyllcer.
author of "Mrlkr Three.' Colored plr.
tUH'sb) deurRi Varl.in ll.Sodfl.
JOHNSON OF LANSING.
II) llawici Williams author of "Ihe
Winning lilt ' if .ol itrd plitmrs by
dtercc Mson II .'J." hff
A FRESHMAN SCOUT AT
COLLEGE. Hy Mnrhall Jenkins,
Pictures In color II !S nf
ATir Aiunrross to apple-
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THE BOY SCOUTS SERIES
Hy Marshall Jenkins
The Doings of Troop Five.
Troop Five at Camp.
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THE SUBMARINE CHUMS
Hy .Sherwood Dowllnc
The Cruise of the Gray Whale
The Gray Whale- Warship.
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1 " A JL I V 14 .
Cnmpan) In smaller form, with the wuk of the men about li.m e
grucffu'' "omiilnntioiw of children pla'-iod for him by Widlain .It.hn llop
with IKiwere .mil with buttei tiles kma In "The Doer" Uloughlon Mlf
b Penny i. are "The Flower j Ilin Ccmpan) ). FIr.all two ymilig onrH
liaplc.s' Hoi'lt," veie by Anna M. Scott, i contlntio their exertion. In "The t.i.tle
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Picture iy Walter Crane. god torn
po.Mtlims but rather crude In color For
.inmewhat u.d'.'r readers Mary .turgejn
h s pronarr.l "Wnmon of the Cla..;!"
(ThotrMM V Crow of, Company), Iit in
ti rpretat on of the heroinej of Greek
THE UNKNOWN GUEST By Maurice Maeterlinck
The Unknown Guest within ourselves that mysterious, vnp;uely
realized stranRer thnt is part of us, und which is sometimes tormcil the
psyeme sen litis called forth this strangely ueautuui anu cxqunsivciy
worded book. $1.50 net.
THE MASON BEES By J. H. Fabre
If you fail to rend this book by tho wonderful old Frenchman who
reveals scientific discoveries in the lnnRuaRC of a prose poem, you will
miss somethinR new, something- incomparable in modern literuture.
ft. jo net.
THE PRINCE OF GRAUSTARK
By George Barr McCutcheon
A delightful Prince; un American financier; a romance hindered by
statecraft, finance, tho perversity of lovers, etc.; and n final tri
umphant solution. As Rood as "Grnustark." Illustrated by A. I.
Keller. $1.35 net.
THE WONDERFUL ROMANCE By Pierre de Coulevnin
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jrood in the world; thnt happiness may bo hidden but cannot be lost.
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IMPERIAL GERMANY By Prince Bernhard von Bulow
There are all sort3 of books about German statesmanship by people
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of the German Empire from 1000 to 100!). $1.50 net.
GERMANY'S MADNESS By Dr. Emil Reich
A revelation by Prof. Ucich, lute of the University of .Vienna, of the
processes by which many Germnns have come to the belief that it is
Germany's de.-tiny to rule the world. $1.00 net.
RECOLLECTIONS OF FULL YEARS
By Mrs. William H. Taft
Bripht, witty, delightfully entertaining reminiscences of the inner
side of official life in the Philippines, at Washington, and in the White
House, hy the wife of one of our mo.it distinsuished Americans, us
trated. S3.50 net.
THE CHARM OF IRELAND By Burton E. Stevenson
A chatty, intimate and veracious account of a recent devious jour
ney throuph Ireland which pives a clear picture of modern Ireland and
the Irish. With many illustrations, $:.so net.
SEVEN YEARS ON THE PACIFIC SLOPE
By Mrs. Hugh Fraser and Hugh C. Fraser
A record, told with the knack for easy, graceful, interesting: narra
tive which characterized Mrs. Fraser's "Keminis-'cencer.," of some years
spent in the last bit of the real We.it. Illustrated. $3.00 net.
THE TOURIST'S CALIFORNIA By Ruth Kcdzie Wood
Somebody is poing to California this year. Why not a comprehen
sive, well arranged, accurate guide-book, giving just the information
thnt Somebody will want. Illustrated. $1.25 net.
THE JESSIE WILLCOX SMITH MOTHER GOOSE
You need not fear that this book will lack some of the jingles you
used to love, und which you want some little one to know. This is
the most complete "Mother Goose" published, containing -100 more
rhymes than uny other edition. And the big pictures in color by Jessie
Willcox Smith are simply fascinating. $1.50 net.
LEFT END EDWARDS By Ralph Henry Barbour
A thoroughly wholesome story of "prep" school life, with O
plenty of football, by one of the most popular
writers of boys storie.i.
Illustrated. $1.25 net.
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12 vols, (boxed)
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"Sir W-iltor Itnk.eli" liy Beatrice Mar
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frniilpit'i'o nml other liiruirt'j-.
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ami (.'nniiM'iy. N,nv York). A fiiir .irr
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BlVi-n .mil '1 ilt-MTiptton of imi jis lrctlll
CUT THE EUTCHER
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'gives recipes for food which
satisfies the palate, supplies
nutrition, and prolongs life
better than menus including
expensive meat dishes.
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rather hapliasanl In ithor countrs.
Tho authnr doo epl.ini many terms
ami nam thai occur frequently.
The "T.ilei of oi.l .Vow York" by
AllH rimnnn ainl flrice O Straohnn
(Applftun'sj i a si-hool boik. It telb
the ntnrles of the iCLtlemont nnd tho
Puti li rulr rathir iLdjcnrahy but cor
rei tly 'iid .upp :c informal on whlo'h
rvery X. w York Hnlil fibould have.
funny: the information in Mrlctly ante- bv Kllwlioth Gordon, both from Hand, ; of the series, by Alice Tur
iiiVivlan , Me.Vnlly nnd Company, Ohicaco. (The Penn I'ubllnhltiK Compii
Tho M-ientlllc merits of "The II ard
Anlinald." by AdelU Hello Heard (Fred
erick A. Stokes Company), are vouched
for by Dr. V. T, Ilornaday. The pic
tures are life size representations of
Infant rodents', which are to be cut out
and mounted. Provided likewise with
pictures which provide surprises when
cut Into Is "The Itettljak Hook," by
Clara Andrews Williams, with coloivd
pictures by Oorpe Alfred Williams
( Frederick A. Stokes Company). This
Hems to be of the nature nf a continu
ous puzzle. Also strictly dependent
on the Hhcars Is "The Mary Ware Uo.l
Hook," by W. M. Crocker tine i-us
Company, Huston), a series of colored
costumes, labelled with tin mimes of
diameters In a story Imok by Annie Fel
lows Johnston. In "Fairy Surprise Pic
tures" (Krnesi Nlntcr; K. P. Dutton and
Company) curious c)inunes are made
by rovnlvlnw a disk. The verses are by
I,. li, Weedon.
Tho attraction of "Tho Animals' Tour
Ini? Club" (Krnest Xlstur; K. P. Pultun
und Coinp.my) lies In the comical pic
nir,.s hv i. II. Thoinpson; Shell, i 15.
Hralnu provldi'S the vi r."e. Less .bah
orate books that call for Infantile manip
ulation are "Pietty Paper Pets," by Mar-
Karet Hays, ".My I, - a noun.- iroin
Krnest Xlster (K, P. Uutton and Com
pan anil '"I'he llassall IMIntliiK Hook"
lK, p. Dutton and Company).
Collections of pictures and verses
(noli n will please Utile children, with
no other complications, appear in
ipiarto form In 'Mingles and Itlijmes,"
by .Mary U, P.rino (Unlet NU'icr; K.
P. Dutton and Company) .Hid In
"limiycheeki nrt (loldenheail," by
Itiuli M. Hiiironl, tho pictures by
Mabel I.. Weeks ( Frederick A, rilokM
I Turn nir now to tho very .Mnall, doll
housn tdluons wo have "The Fairy fiold
l.ibr.-.ry" (Krneat Xlster: K. P. Dutton
and Company), which compr ses. "Puss
In Hoo:s, "I.lttln Mio.v nit.
'Xuruery .Ilnnh.s" and "Fairy Cold,"
n'.l properly illustrated. A less
familiar tale Is "Perez the Mouse,"
adaiited hy Lady Morfon from the
Spanish of Father l,ai Coloma,
with pictures by H. Vyso I
(John Lane Company). A prettily;
Illustrated email child story by Mnry A. j
Hays Is called "The IVKKy and Pussy.
Hook" (DuIIIeld and Company). Lven
mure Infant'le are "Haby Monkey
and tin- Wily Wolf" ami "Baby
Polar Heir nml the 'Walriis," by
C. i:. Kllboitrne. with good pictures
Alice, Turner Curtis
are rV reeled this time lo ln lplnc city
i hlldron nt for an outltiK in the country.
HISTORY FOR YOUTH
A clear memory of what normal boys
renllv like In books has led (ieorfic Al
fred Williams to adapt to their use a
mandard work on piracy that Is not
easily obtainable, John K.Tiiiemi-lins's
"Tho Buccaneers of America" (Fred
erick A. Stokes Company). He was n
! companion of Morgan and wrote tho
I record of his dulnKs in Dutch. He .
' the first hand authority for mo.-t that Is
known about that band. Mr. Williams
has followed tho seventeenth century
. innsl itlnii his colored pictures will
by Haiti" l.ontThtreet (tne renn irrntlfv ,,, ,.n!.linrIt, t!,HtP (1f youth It
Publishing Company). A more elabo-1 & whch ,he ,)oy whf) B,.lH w,
Turnor'H "Stranwo Plavmutctf," with
..t. ... nlinnl.nn.iiLli Tiif.
Held and Company). Verse alone, is K h Ht 1. d s
us.'d to float !.nw-oii woods s amiisim; " ,1 , . ,. .stn,i..,-!e for !""tP(l ",r vr
pictures In "A Hasket of Plums" and 1 n ,J l, ar i ll '", '''""Urn
.'V TJx of crackers" (B. P Dutton -n,!,' " J 'p 1 Frederick A
be sure to read and which may impress
on his mind the picturesque, k ourapliy
Another Rood Idea Is the simplification
Company), wnuo a wnoie (juiniei n.
art sts Ih les succevstiil In "M'vd
Pickles" (P.. P. Dutton and Company),
Little ouch always enjoy personi
fying Hie creatures and things
aiiiunil them and will enjoy Carro Fran-
. t,,..,i .1 n lrn... 1.. Mllln
,. , i . dwellers In the Xether anils did once
,7111111' tlllllll.M,, , u,,
niilmals In "Little Chlcl; Chlckndeo'
which will be found Iti "in
Motley," by Helen Ward Hanks (Fred
erick A. Stokes Company). Motley and
Present t, wo tear, serve more to adorn
Die bookshelves than to bo read nowa
days. Itecent events In Kurope have
revived the memory of what the hardy
poetry and trapdv. Dido benip the sole
, Latin flection. Illustrated with photo
graphs from paintings
, Short uci'oiintti of the youth of many
I famous ieople nnd some Itss coiisplcu
i oils liriloiis h.ne been coinpPed by Amy
I teeilnian 111 "When They Were Chll
, ilren' i Fr. derlck A. Sloke. C.iinp.niy).
She liesius with S'. AliKUstllle and
, niotto but much the larsi r proport on
Is of fairly modern e' brines, toe Ian
are liordon. Ivl soil and It. L. Stevenson
i The stories nf llfteeii children on tho
thio'ie nre told by II 1?. Marshall in
"Ho.-KInns and Girl-Queens" (Fred-
crick A. S.okes Company) 'f the four
Kills, all were merely wives, even Mary
Stuirt. for her Scotush carei r was after
she had Brown up, nf the boy.s two were
Herman, four British and llvo French,
An.iln, tor somewhat older youiiB peo.
pie. Wi'.ham Henry Hudson h.rs written
th" bliwaphy of "The Man Xapoleon"
(Thomas Y. Crowell Company), which
a compact history nf his career. It Is
illustrated with colored plcures.
A new s r!cs of historical b.oiiraphles
milted tor voiinfr people old enouKll to
rnl;i'si Is Ksued by the
Stokes Company under
the nencral title "Heroes of All Tine'
The volumes vary coiHidriMbU Mi the
amount of Uedr cohicim and In the
authors' method of hiuidliiiK their sub
Jrcts. Those at hand are "Ab'sandcr
Children a little lnrprer will llko the
adventure nf a small K'rl and her don
on a Kiiropi'iin lour In Llllle Fuller
Mei rlam'H "Jenny and Tito" (The Pace
Ci'iniianv). Headers of all lines will
appieciate llishop Kthelbert Talbot's
ailinblourapliy of a dim he loved. "Tim"
(Harpers). An nbvrvnnt tnf.tnt ti
before, and wideawake boy? will want to
know tho story There nre colored pic
tures by A, D, McCormlck.
(ioliiR back to antiquity. Mary Mac
KreRor follows the usual tradition with
"The Story of Greece" ( Frederick A.
Stokes Company) and makes It end
with Alexander. On the other band
she. delays loni: over pntie legends be
fore biBlnnlns, There nr many colored
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