"Magic Carpet - Treasury of Literature -- ReadText Series" was published in 1960 in this "New Enlarged Edition". It was compiled by Eleanor M Johnson, Editor-in-Chief of My Weekly Reader and Leland B Jacobs, Professor of Education at Columbia University. Published by Charles E Merrill Books, it is copyrighted 1960. Each chapter is illustrated by a different artist.
Content headings and illustrators include: Wise and Foolish Tales - Sheilah Beckett Amazing Animals - Mel Crawford Up and Down America - Robert Magnusen Words With Wings - Bernice Myers Strong Magic - Bernice Myers When Our Country Was Younger - John Moment Tales That Grew Tall - George Wild It Could Happen To You - Violet Lamont There Was A Time - Robert Magnusen
Stories include: There Once Was A Puffin Brer Rabbit and the Tar Baby When Glory Went ot Peddle Pine The Best Game the Fairies Play The Enchanted Rabbit The Fairies ...and many more
This hardcover book is in very good vintage condition. It has wrap around illustrated covers in full color. "Franklin" is stamped on the inside end paper and a childs name is written in red pencil on the first page. The cover has very minor bumping at the corners and top of the spine. The pages are clean and the binding is tight. It appears that this book was rarely, if ever, used. A beautiful book in exceptional condition.
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