The best children's book series included in this collection are Five Little Peppers and How They Grew, Tom Swift and His Undersea Search; Or, The Treasure on the Floor of the Atlantic, The Tale of Grandfather Mole, Uncle Wiggily's Adventures, and Old Mother West Wind.

A serialised version of Five Little Peppers and How They Grew first appeared in an 1880 issue of the kid's magazine Wide Awake. Daniel Lothrop, the magazine's publisher, was such a fan of the stories by Pepper that he married the author in 1881 and issued a hard-cover copy of one of the stories. The Wayside, a residence in ancient Concord, Massachusetts, where Nathaniel Hawthorne and Little Women author Louisa May Alcott had previously lived, became the new home for the couple in 1883.

A Stratemeyer Syndicate product marketed under the "Victor Appleton" house name, the TOM SWIFT SR. series had 38 volumes and two Better Little Books that were produced between 1910 and 1941. The first 35 volumes are typically attributed to Howard R. Garis. Although some sources give John Arthur Almquist credit for volumes # 23, 39, and 40, the latter five titles are said to have been written by Harriet Adams, Edward Stratemeyer's daughter.

The Grandfather Mole Story 1920, from the publisher. from the creator of the Sleepy-Time and Tuck-Me-In Tales. The comical exploits of the creatures that live in the fields and woodlands of North America are told in this children's series. Young children enjoy the anthropomorphic antics of these wild animal companions, who also instill a healthy respect for animals and impart timeless moral values.
Uncle Wiggily's Adventures: For centuries, children have been enchanted by this collection of stories by Howard Garis featuring the beloved Uncle Wiggily. Uncle Wiggily is the kind of uncle everyone wants to have; he is a kind man who can rescue you from difficult situations.
Old Mother West Wind- is the beloved classic, the first in a series of highly popular animal tales by Thornton W. Burgess, children discover the answers to such questions as why Grandfather Frog has no tail and why Jimmy Skunk wears stripes. There's also great fun to be had in reading or hearing about the grand goings-on at Mink's swimming party, Little Joe Otter's slippery slide, and Reddy Fox's fishing expedition.

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  • Publication Date: February 15, 2023
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • Lending: Disabled
  • Print Length: 721 Pages
  • File Size: 1,433 KB

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