What's the Name of That Book??? discussion

SOLVED: Children's/YA > Childrens Learning Books (series) 80s or early 90s /s

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message 1: by Justin (new)

Justin Ball (simplelibrarian) | 4 comments So when I was a kid my Grandma had a series of books I read a lot. Timeframe is in the 80s possibly very early 90s. It was a collection of books each with different topics about learning or etiquette, stuff like that, it was illustrated. The only thing I can really remember about these books is the back cover of each book was illustration of a fence with the kids hanging on it and painting it. Its not a lot to go on but its all I got!

message 2: by Lobstergirl, au gratin (new)

Lobstergirl | 37806 comments Mod
Maybe Childcraft?

They were issued (with different designs) from the 30s to the 80s.


message 3: by Justin (new)

Justin Ball (simplelibrarian) | 4 comments I don't think so, it doesn't look familiar and I know I'll recognize the back of the book if I see it. I want to say the characters on the back are throughout the book and I when I say its a "learning" book I think its more lighthearted told through stories of the characters.

message 4: by Amy (new)

Amy Adams (amyoadams) | 8 comments Could it have been The Survival Series for Kids like "Get Good Grades!" (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...) or another one of Joy Berry's (http://joyberrybooks.com/en/) series?

message 5: by Railyn (new)

Railyn (funky-rat) | 244 comments I think I remember the series you are talking about. By chance were they even slightly religious? I think I remember seeing them in the late 80's at the church I used to attend......

message 6: by Railyn (new)

Railyn (funky-rat) | 244 comments There's a picture of the back cover on this eBay listing. I think these are the ones I remember:


message 7: by Justin (new)

Justin Ball (simplelibrarian) | 4 comments That's it railyn! Mystery solved!

message 8: by Railyn (new)

Railyn (funky-rat) | 244 comments Shared credit with Amy as I had forgotten the name of the author. :)

message 9: by Justin (new)

Justin Ball (simplelibrarian) | 4 comments I thank everyone for the help with this. Its been driving me nuts for a long time.

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