Children's Play Mate Magazine, July 1941
Here are more scans of my favorite Christmas in July present to
myself the girls from the antique mall this weekend. (And for actual Christmas books, check out my blog pal Melissa's "Christmas in July" post over at Julia's Bookbag!)
|"A Tale of Peter Pig" by Esther Cooper, pages 2 and 3|
|"The Bald-Headed Pixie" by Esther Cooper, pages 14 & 15|
|"Summer Sewing," page 23|
|"Games for Your Party or Playtime," page 24. "Fourth of July Picnic: A Puzzle," page 25.|
|Joan and Jack paper dolls, pages 25 & 27|
|Sun Day Clothes, pages 28 & 29|
|Coloring Contest, inside back cover|
"First prize: Taffy--a beautiful, taffy-colored cocker-spaniel. A pedigreed puppy shipped free to your home (or his value in money). A Cocker as lovely as Weary Willie, shown above!"
I wonder who won Taffy. Or if someone's parents persuaded him or her to take the cash...
In researching this magazine, I found that it only ceased publication in 2008! A brief history can be found here.Follow along with Silver Shoes & Rabbit Holes on Facebook, Bloglovin, Instagram, and/or Pinterest!