Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Kiss My Fluffy Face, Said the Owl (1886)

Juliana Horatia Ewing. Illustrations by George Cruikshank. Lob-Lie-By-The-Fire, The Brownies and Other Tales. (Boston: Robert Brothers, 1886). 

Monday, March 24, 2014

You Elegant Fowl! How Wonderful Sweet You Sing! Oh Let Us Be Married—Too Long Have We Tarried—But What Shall We Do for a Ring? (1880)

William Swinton, George Rhett Cathcart, eds. Golden Book of Choice Reading: Supplementary to Second Reader. (New York: American Book Company, 1880.)

Friday, March 21, 2014

Thursday, March 20, 2014

The Owl, Like the Bat, Flies by Night (1853)

William Martin. Martin's Intellectual Primer. (London: Simpkin, Marshall, & Co., 1853).

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Serpent is the Grandfather of the Owl (1902)

Florence Holbrook. The Book of Nature Myths. (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1902)

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

An Orange Will Roll (1899)

Mary Kirk. The Baldwin Primer. (New York: American Book Company, 1899).

Monday, March 17, 2014

I, Said the Owl (c.1819)

Cock Robin. A Pretty Painted Toy for Either Girl or Boy; Suited to Children of All Ages. (London: John Harris, c.1819).

Thursday, March 13, 2014

"It's All Right," Said Solomon (1922)

Arthur Scott Bailey. The Tale of Reddy Woodpecker. (New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1922).

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Can the Owl See Us? (1869)

Charles Walton Sanders. Sanders Union Pictorial Primer. (Boston: Wilde, Bowler, and Co., 1869).

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Is It Not Wise? (1898)

Henrietta H. Richardson. Johnson's Primer. (Richmond, VA: B.F. Johnson Publishing Co., 1898).

Monday, March 10, 2014

Let Us Go See if an Owl Is in the Elm (1865)

Bell and Daldy's Illustrated Schoolbooks: The School Primer. (London: Bell and Daldy, 1865).

Friday, March 7, 2014

Thursday, March 6, 2014

She Screamed with Fright at the Sight of Him; He with Joy at the Sight of Her (1893)

Mary Alicia Owen. Old Rabbit, Voodoo, Other Sorcerers. Illustrated by Juliette A. Owen and Louis Wain. (London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1893).

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

The Owl's Revenge (1909)

W. Warde Fowler. Tales of the Birds. Illustrated by Bryan Hook. (London: Macmillan and Company, Limited, 1909).

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Oh, See the Big Bird! (1902)

Benj. N. Black. Primer. (Boston: Educational Publishing Company, 1902).

Monday, March 3, 2014

To-Whoo—To Whoo! Cold Toe—Toe! (1883)

Cock Robin, and Other Nursery Ryhmes and Jingles. (London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin, and Company, 1883).