Vol. 8 No. 4 - A Stevenson Summer

Vol. 8 No. 4 - A Stevenson Summer

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46th issue of The Storybook Home Journal™. Features The Black Arrow, Treasure Island, and Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson. 9 articles 8.5 in. x 11 in. booklet. Made & Printed in the USA. Categories: Kidnapped, Magazine, Nancy Young, Robert Louis Stevenson, The Black Arrow & Treasure Island

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Vol. 8 No. 4 of The Storybook Home Journal

A Stevenson Summer


What's in this issue?

Pocketful Of Treasures the Decorating article

The measure of success for decorating any room. Includes a photo essay of ideas for decorating a boy's room.

And One Of Lavender the Hearth article

Follow this simple illustrated process for creating lavender-filled pillows.

Remembered With Affection the Kitchen article

Recipes, featuring coconut, for pound cake, coconut and lime chicken with curry cream, and broiled bananas.

David's Air the Music article

David's Air, an original composition arranged for piano and whistle, or flute.

An Orchard Almanac the Garden article

This orchard almanac draws upon the 16th-century writings of Thomas Tusser, as well as the 19th-century writings of Bernard McMahon.

Cluny's Cage the Workshop article

Use twine and freshly pruned tree limbs to create a trellace-cage for tomato vines.

That We May Prove Heroes Also the Bookshelf article

Insight into Robert Louis Stevenson's life and thought. Excerpts from his essay The Lantern Bearers.

Living Richly Without Being Rich the Attic article

A treasure box for various stores. Painting on fabric to add custom accents. Framing illustrations.

A Web Of Connections the Writer's Garret article

The diary of Leornian Feldham's voyage to South Carolina and the Caribee Islands, part 9.

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Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson

By Al R. Young Reviewed by Nancy Young

Robert Louis Stevenson's Kidnapped begins with David Balfour's departure from the small home of his late father. The story is not yet two pages old before the reader finds himself standing with Master Davie on the road, in the cool of the early morning, listening to the ominous words of Mr. Campbell, minister of Essendean.
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Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

By Al R. Young Reviewed by Al R. Young

What can be said in a book review of Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson beyond, "Read it!" If possible, read it to a child. Find out what it's like to be tethered to a child's can't-put-it-down attitude toward a gripping tale. Whatever there may be of lesson and moral in the story, the book should at least be read with the kind of swashbuckling popcorn mentality appropriate to a Saturday matinee. It's a romp. If there's a clock in the room, unplug it or turn its face to the wall... Read more »

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