Tag Archives: Education

NAT GEO Songs of the Humpback Whale Vinyl Record

The National Geographic magazine was founded in 1888 as a scholarly journal, nine months after the establishment of the society, but is now a popular magazine. In 1905, it began including pictures, a style for which it has become well-known. … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Charlie Brown Dictionary

Publisher: Scholastic Book Services Year: 1973 Pages: 400 Type: Softcover ISBN: N/A “…a picture book, and a book of knowledge.” Charles Monroe Schulz was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on November 26, 1922, and passed away in the year 2000. His popular Peanuts comic strip was well … Continue reading

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Melody House ‘Adventures in Sound’ LP Record

I collect vintage sound effect albums. Discovering how the sounds heard in old radio programs or animated cartoons were created is just too much fun to miss! Usually I find official soundtracks from actual sound effects studios, but this time, … Continue reading

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Book Review: How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way

Publisher: Atria Paperback / Simon & Schuster Year: 2019 (1978) Pages: 160 Type: Softcover ISBN: 978-1-9821-3013-8 (First Edition) “…the one book that Marvel fans everywhere always ask for.” – Stan Lee I’ve wanted a copy of this book for a long time. But original printings … Continue reading

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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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