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Children's Digest (1950-2009 Better Reading Foundation) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Children's Digest (1950-2009 Better Reading Foundation) 1

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    Stories and art by A.A. Milne, Rudyard Kipling, Chad Grothkopf, David S. Muzzey and Jonathan Swift. A digest of fiction, fact and comics for children from the producers of Parents Magazine. The life of film and animation pioneer Walt Disney; A classic fable by Rudyard Kipling; An excerpt from Gulliver's Travels, as Gulliver encounters the gigantic Brobdingnagians. Gulliver in Giant Land; Mollie Takes a Trip; The Father of Mickey Mouse; The Story of America in Comics; How the Camel Got His Hump; The Prince's Councilors. 5 1/2-in. x 8-in., 5 1/2-in. x 8-in., 132 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #2

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  • Issue #5
    Children's Digest (1950-2009 Better Reading Foundation) 5

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    Stories and art by Carl Sandberg, Frank Stockton, Hugh Lofting, Margery Williams Blanco, Howard Pyle, L. Frank Baum and Robert Louis Stevenson. A digest of fiction, fact and comics for children from the producers of Parents Magazine. An excerpt from Dr. Dolittle; A poem by Carl Sandburg; A comics version of the classic horse story Black Beauty. The Battle of the Giants; The Wedding Procession; Dr. Dolittle Meets the Rarest Animal of All; All About Pets; How Boots Fooled the King; Black Beauty. 5 1/2-in. x 8-in., 132 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #6
    Children's Digest (1950-2009 Better Reading Foundation) 6

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    Stories and art by Ellis Parker Butler, Carol S. McCarthy, Emilie Poulsson, Howard Pyle, L. Frank Baum, Catherine Sellew, Anita Brenner, Ruth Irma Low and Lewis Carroll. A digest of fiction, fact and comics for children from the producers of Parents Magazine. A little girl and her pet sheep try to help an insomniac king; A version of the nursery rhyme The Cat and the Fiddle by Wizard of Oz author Frank Baum; A comics version of the classic Alice in Wonderland. The Rowena O'Toole Company; Peter Has His Tonsils Out; The King Who Couldn't Sleep; The Simpleton and His Little Black Hen; The Cat and the Fiddle; Alice in Wonderland. 5 1/2-in. x 8-in., 132 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #7
    Children's Digest (1950-2009 Better Reading Foundation) 7

    (SCARCE) Children's Digest #7 (April 1951) features short stories, illustrations, and comic strips. Includes a reprinted comic strip from Coo-Coo Comics. The book also contains a reprint from a promotional comic that shows the Life of Thomas Edison. Another cool comic that appears is called The Story of America from 1898-1918, which features a nice picture of Uncle Sam with his sleeves rolled up. Also, "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" by Beatrix Potter, "The Dragon's Story" from St. Nicholas Magazine, "Chopsticks" by Arthur B. Chrisman, and many others. 130 pages, B&W with red and blue ink, square-bound card stock cover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #8
    Children's Digest (1950-2009 Better Reading Foundation) 8

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    Stories and art by James Baldwin, A.A. Milne, Eleanor Estes, Hy Turkin, Howard Pyle, Sonia Bleeker and Ruth C. Carlsen. A digest of fiction, fact and comics for children from the producers of Parents Magazine. A tale from A.A. Milne, creator of Winnie the Pooh; The life of baseball legend Babe Ruth; The history of the Iroquois tribe. The Making of a Knight; The King's Breakfast; Peter and the Two Bottles; Rufus M.; Babe Ruth, Home Run Hero; The Story of the Iroquois; Mr. Pudgins. 5 1/2-in. x 8-in., 132 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #9

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  • Issue #12
    Children's Digest (1950-2009 Better Reading Foundation) 12

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    Stories and art by Lewis Carroll, Frank Stockton and Dr. Seuss. A digest of fiction, fact and comics for children from the producers of Parents Magazine. A look at Disney's animated production of Alice in Wonderland; Lewis Carroll's poem "The Walrus and the Carpenter" is illustrated with the Disney version of the characters; The Dr. Seuss story Bartholomew and the Oobleck. Alice in Wonderland; The Walrus and the Carpenter; Billy Had a System; The Man Who Grew Younger; Riddles; More Fun; Bartholomew and the Oobleck. 5 1/2-in. x 8-in., 132 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.

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  • Issue #30

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  • Issue #31
    Children's Digest (1950-2009 Better Reading Foundation) 31

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    Stories and art by George Papashvily, Helen Papashvily, Wanda Gag, Will James, Bee Lewi, Joaquin Miller, and Frank Henius. A digest of fiction, fact and comics for children from the producers of Parents Magazine. A new version of Hansel and Gretel; A poem about Christopher Columbus; The history of Halloween. The King's Mischief; Riddles; His First Bronc; Which Animals Are the Most Intelligent?; The Haunted House; Dickie's Sky Adventure; Hansel and Gretel; Some Fun; Columbus; What Is the Meaning of Halloween?; Coocoo in Part Time Pirate; The Baker's Neighbor. 5 1/2-in. x 8-in., 132 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #32

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  • Issue #34

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  • Issue #35
    Children's Digest (1950-2009 Better Reading Foundation) 35

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    Stories and art by Richard Hughes, Sidonie M. Gruenberg, Alice Calhoun Haines, Bee Lewi, John Masefield and Mary Mapes Dodge. A digest of fiction, fact and comics for children from the producers of Parents Magazine. A new version of the classic fairy tale The Snow Maiden; The story of Abraham Lincoln's most famous trial as a lawyer; An excerpt from the children's classic "Hans Brinker." Telephone Travel; Riddles; Trial by Moonlight; What Is a Tidal Wave?; The Snow Maiden; A Valentine for You; The Tender-Hearted Dragon; Some Fun; A Gift for Hans; Some More Fun; Fergie Fox in Sour Grapes; Sea Fever. 5 1/2-in. x 8-in., 132 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #36
    Children's Digest (1950-2009 Better Reading Foundation) 36

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    Stories and art by Will James, Wanda Gag, Laurence Housman, Bee Lewi, William D. Potter and Robert Louis Stevenson. A digest of fiction, fact and comics for children from the producers of Parents Magazine. A classic tale from Aesop's Fables; A comics version of the train story Casey Jones; A poem from the classic "A Child's Garden of Verse." The Story of Damon and Pythias; Riddles; Smoky and the Wolves; Why Don't Fish Drown?; The Crow and the Pitcher; Doctor Know-It-All; Young Night Thought; Some Fun; Custer Crocodile; What's the Good Word?; The Contest; The Magic Rocking-Horse; Casey Jones; Old One Eye; The Science Corner. 5 1/2-in. x 8-in., 132 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #37

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  • Issue #38
    Children's Digest (1950-2009 Better Reading Foundation) 38

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    Stories and art by Louis Wolfe, Johanna Spyri, Dorothy Hosford, Bee Lewi, Dorothy Aldis, Margaret J. Sprinkle, Don Lang, and Crockett Johnson. A digest of fiction, fact and comics for children from the producers of Parents Magazine. Adventures on the Pony Express; A story by "Barnaby" cartoonist Crockett Johnson; An excerpt from the children's classic "Heidi." Riding for the Pony Express; Riddles; Magic Tricks Anyone Can Do; Who's Upside Down?; Thor's Mighty Hammer; Feet; The Organ Grinder; Some Fun; Custer Crocodile; What's the Good Word?; Jenny and Her Pets; Is a Falling Star a Real Star?; Marco Polar Bear; Who Threw the Ball? 5 1/2-in. x 8-in., 132 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #39
    Children's Digest (1950-2009 Better Reading Foundation) 39

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    Stories and art by Oscar Wilde, Thelma Peters, Michael Gorham, Bee Lewi, Ralph S. Boggs, Mary G. Davis, Louis Wolfe, Annie Blaine, Gottfried Keller, Phyllis Fenner and John Greenleaf Whittier. Cover by Gyo Fujikawa. A digest of fiction, fact and comics for children from the producers of Parents Magazine. The story of American folk hero Davy Crockett; The history of the circus in comics form; A classic poem from John Greenleaf Whittier. The Happy Prince; Riddles; Happy Rabbit; Why Can't We See in the Dark?; What's the Good Word?; A Strange Rescue; Barbara Frietchie; Story of the Circus; Some Fun; The Legend of Davy Crockett; What Are Freckles?; The Illegal Firecracker; The Golden Parrot; Tall Tale; Some More Fun; Brave Kate Shelley; Fun on a Ride; Basketball for Grandpa; Conquest by the Iron Horse; Hungry Hans; New Books You Will Enjoy. 5 1/2-in. x 8-in., 132 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #40
    Children's Digest (1950-2009 Better Reading Foundation) 40

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    Stories and art by Robert Louis Stevenson, Paul Ellsworth, Mildred Plew Meigs, Sinead de Valera and Hans Christian Andersen. A digest of fiction, fact and comics for children from the producers of Parents Magazine. The story of Sir Lancelot and the Knights of the Round Table; The legend of famed pirate captain Henry Morgan; The classic poem fairy tale The Princess on the Pea. The Swing; Riddles; King of the Buccaneers; Where Does the Water Go at Low Tide?; What's the Good Word?; The Princess on the Pea; Free Land; Tommy Turtle; Some Fun; King Arthur's Bravest Knight; Johnny Fife and Johnny's Wife; The Magic Gifts; Play Checker Snap; Charter Oak. 5 1/2-in. x 8-in., 132 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #41

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  • Issue #42
    Children's Digest (1950-2009 Better Reading Foundation) 42

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    Stories and art by Robert Louis Stevenson, Don Lang, Hilaire Belloc, Le Grand, John Martin and Andrew Lang. A digest of fiction, fact and comics for children from the producers of Parents Magazine. Thomas Edison and the story of the light bulb; A comic biography of medieval conqueror Genghis Khan; Jim meets pirates en route to Treasure Island. Treasure Island; Riddles; Edison, Wizard of Light; Why Do Telegraph Wires Hum?; What's the Good Word?; The Princess and the Dragons; An Elephant Never Forgets; Sniffy, the Pup; Some Fun; The Yak; Augustus and the Indian; Genghis Khan, Empire Builder; Baron Munchausen's Marvelous Adventure; Make Your Own Ship Models. 5 1/2-in. x 8-in., 132 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #43

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  • Issue #44
    Children's Digest (1950-2009 Better Reading Foundation) 44

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    Stories and art by H.A. Rey, Andrew Lang, L. Frank Baum, Bee Lewi, and Leo Tolstoy. A digest of fiction, fact and comics for children from the producers of Parents Magazine. The monkey Curious George finds trouble with a bicycle; A fairy tale by Wizard of Oz author Frank Baum; A new version of the tale of Cinderella. Cinderella and the Glass Slipper; Riddles; Curious George Rides a Bike; Why Don't We See Our Breath in Warm Weather?; What's the Good Word?; The Empty Drum; Play Cops and Robbers; The Magic Bonbons; Some Fun; Freddie Frog; Famous Pairs; Looney Limericks; The New Member; People of Mystery; Puzzle Corner. 5 1/2-in. x 8-in., 132 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #45

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  • Issue #46
    Children's Digest (1950-2009 Better Reading Foundation) 46

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    Stories and art by Rudyard Kipling, Russell Gordon Carter, Charles Perrault, Bee Lewi, Betty MacDonald and Dr. Seuss. A digest of fiction, fact and comics for children from the producers of Parents Magazine. The Dr. Seuss tale Scrambled Eggs Super; A fable by Rudyard Kipling; A new version of the tale of Puss in Boots. Scrambled Eggs Super; Riddles; How the Whale Got His Throat; How Far Is the Horizon?; What's the Good Word?; The Mysterious Guest; Puffer the Great; Puss in Boots; Some Fun; Let's Laugh; Dr. Wonder's Adventures in Science; Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's Toy Cure; Paddy Penguin; General Nuisance. 5 1/2-in. x 8-in., 132 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #47
    Children's Digest (1950-2009 Better Reading Foundation) 47

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    Stories and art by Robert Louis Stevenson, John Gunther, The Brothers Grimm, Helen Dickson, Bee Lewi, Le Grand and Howard Pyle. A digest of fiction, fact and comics for children from the producers of Parents Magazine. The life of world conqueror Alexander the Great; A poem by Robert Louis Stevenson; Fairy tales by Howard Pyle and The Brothers Grimm. Alexander the Great; Riddles; The Skillful Huntsman; The Twelve Dancing Princesses; Have You Heard These?; What's the Good Word?; Adventure on the Trail; Fun With Rubber Bands; The Farmer's Revenge; Some Fun; The Merchant of Bagdad; Buddy Bear; Where Go the Boats?; Cats for Kansas; How to Teach Your Dog Tricks. 5 1/2-in. x 8-in., 132 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #48
    Children's Digest (1950-2009 Better Reading Foundation) 48

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    Stories and art by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Don Lang, Armstrong Sperry, George Dasent and Lynd Ward. A digest of fiction, fact and comics for children from the producers of Parents Magazine. Sinbad the Sailor encounters the gigantic bird known as the Roc; A classic children's book by Lynd Ward, "The Biggest Bear;" A poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The Second Voyage of Sinbad the Sailor; Riddles; The Biggest Bear; The Children's Hour; How Do We Know the Age of a Tree?; What's the Good Word?; Out Went Susie; Hocus-Pocus Magic Tricks; Ghost of the Lagoon; Some Fun; Whittle a Willow Whistle; The Doctor Who Came Back; What Number, Please?; The Story-Telling Princess. 5 1/2-in. x 8-in., 132 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #49

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