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The Children's Object Book

3.86  ·  Rating Details ·  7 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Hardcover, 30 pages
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.
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Brandi
Jan 06, 2016 Brandi rated it really liked it
I love vintage illustrations, so I really enjoyed "The Children's Object Book" by G. Loewensohn, especially since this is basically a book of labelled illustrations designed to teach children in the late 1800's the names for many common and not-so-common household items, as well as animals and plants on a farm, and items that they may have encountered in rail stations while travelling. In addition to the vintage illustrations, it's kind of cool to get a small glimpse into life back then.
Kathryn
Mar 31, 2014 Kathryn rated it it was ok
Shelves: picture-books
This book makes me realize how much more accessible books may be to children of today but how out of touch publishers still are of the class disparage in our society. This is basically a board book of common objects and portrays the life of the upper class as if it is the every-day experience of all children. At least now we portray the middle class in children’s books. The pretty Victorian illustrations keep this book from being a complete waste.
Mckinley
Nov 21, 2014 Mckinley rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorite, history
Loved this book from the 1880s. This picture book shows a collection of objects in the house, city, and country. It gives a historical context to objects many of which aren't in use today. Reminiscent of John S. Goodall.
Now see it online via the Library of Congress and the International Children's Digital Library.
John Yelverton
May 17, 2016 John Yelverton rated it really liked it
The illustrations are stunning, the insights into the past are wonderful, and you truly feel that this book may have been the inspiration for Richard Scarry.
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