Tag Archives: Education

Book Review: AT PENCIL’S POINT by Harry Roth

Publisher: Stephen Day Press / The Murray Printing Company Year: 1946 Pages: 210 Type: Hardcover ISBN: N/A “To overcome your fear of a piece of plain white paper.” Every image of this book, including every reprinting (the last being June of 2005), seems to indicate … Continue reading

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Grenada Grenadines ‘Poor Richard’s Almanacks’ Stamps

Grenada is an island country in the West Indies in the Caribbean Sea at the southern end of the Grenadines island chain. Grenada consists of the island of Grenada itself, two smaller islands, Carriacou, and Petite Martinique, and several small islands which lie to the north of the main … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Guide to The Robin Hood Country

Publisher: Linneys of Mansfield Year: Unknown Pages: 40 Type: Softcover ISBN: N/A “No other archer was so good, and people called him Robin Hood.” Like an arrow in the back, this little booklet struck me out of the blue! I love the heroes of ole … Continue reading

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Walt Disney’s Multiplication and Division Long Play Record

Walt Disney coined a phrase: Edutainment. It was a combination of ‘education’ and ‘entertainment’ that he hoped would draw young children to new thoughts or complex problems. To make this prospect more likely to succeed, he usually had well known … Continue reading

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Book Review: Retro Housewife – A Salute

Publisher: Collectors Press Year: 2004 Pages: 130 Type: Hardcover ISBN: 1-888054-92-1 “A Rose-tinted look back“ Is June Cleaver your idea of the ideal housewife? How about Harriet Nelson? The 1950’s certainly served up a plethora of mostly-identical women playing the perfect homemaker on television. And … Continue reading

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Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln LP Record

According to the Disney Wiki: Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln is a stage show featuring an audio-animatronic version of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, best known for being presented at Disneyland since 1965. It was originally showcased as the prime feature of the State of Illinois Pavilion at the 1964 New … Continue reading

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Walt Disney’s Acting Out the ABC’s LP Record

Disney is no stranger to exploiting the child market with various types of content. This is perhaps nowhere more truthful than with the many LP Record releases of Disneyland Records. Although I may not listen to such offerings, I do … Continue reading

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Hardcover Book Collection: Disney and More

Although I was very shy growing up, or perhaps because I was very shy, I became a voracious reader. One of the few things I would do in class at school was read out loud. I loved adventure stories like … Continue reading

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The Wonderful Worlds of Walt Disney BOOK SET

Once again the idle thought to stop at a yard sale has yielded yet another great addition to my growing Disney book collection. This time I’ve found a beautiful set of four hardcover volumes from 1965. Complete and with the … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Disney’s Wonderful World of Reading

This series of books consisted of new stories and adventures and special adaptions of the Disney classics. Many favorite characters were used to assist youngsters in exploring the wonderful world of reading (appropriate, eh?) By using simple vocabulary and exciting … Continue reading

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