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Vol. 19 No. 5 - Seven Little Australians

Vol. 19 No. 5 - Seven Little Australians

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113th issue of The Storybook Home Journal™. Made & Printed in the USA. Categories: Ethel Turner, Magazine, Nancy Young, Seven Little Australians & The Family at Misrule

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Vol. 19 No. 5 of The Storybook Home Journal

Seven Little Australians


What's in this issue?

Surprise at the Room the Decorating article

Societally, we generally refer to the un-put-away-ables as clutterand either learn to affectionately wend our way about them or just throw them out, and gradually commence hoarding newly acquired misfits.  To my mind, systemization is best defined as a method for dealing with possessions where it is almost as much fun (or, better yet, more fun) to put things away as it is to get them out.



The Birds of Krangi-Bahtoo the Hearth article

In the spirit of armchair travel, Elspeth presents a Little Grandma lesson on the birds of Krangi-Bahtoo to cheer an afternoon, embellish a journal entry, adorn a wall, or send a note to a friend.



So They Ate It the Kitchen article

While finding bush tucker at the local supermarket may be less than likely, there are approximations to investigate and experiment with that—while they may not pass the Tettawonga test—they at least lend some adventure to dinnertime and represent a bit of outback cooking for home as well as some cooking done in the outback. Recipes include: Damper, Basic Yeast-Raised Damper, Basic Baking Powder Damper, Coconut Chicken, Caramelized Mangoes, Outback Roasted Vegetables, Semolenta, Semolenta Lime Cake, and Koala Bedtime Biscuits.



I Do Wish I Could Sing the Music article



Where They Left Little Judy the Garden article

Like the country's pride in having their own literary identity via Seven Little Australians, Wattle Day was hoped to have a nationalizing impact.  Looking about for a bit of the botanical world that would bespeak Australia—as clearly as roses, thistles, shamrocks and leeks identified smaller slices of the Empire—Aussies settled on the wattle.  Recipes include: Chocolate Emu Cake and Wattleseed Gelato.



Surprised at the Room the Workshop article

Ashton presents an idea for creating ceramic tiles with a William Morris twist.



Ethel Turner the Bookshelf article

Ethel Turner did not write Seven Little Australians as a pop psychology self-helper for today's parenting.  Instead, she penned it to set straight some realities in the sugarcoated children's tomes that held sway in her own late-nineteenth century day—creating a story that any little Australian could relate to.



The Hiding Place the Writer's Garret article

Writing on a stone above the entrance to the vault of the Scribes of Erigal may offer a clue to the location of the Star of Erigal.



From the Newsroom


New Issue of the Storybook Home Shipped - Seven Little Australians

By Al R. Young The Seven Little Australians issue of The Storybook Home Journal is now available from Al Young Studios.  This issue features these regular sections:Decorating - Surprise at the Room (2 pages)Hearth - The Birds of Krangi-Bahtoo (2 pages)Kitchen - So They Ate It (6 pages)Music - I Do Wish I Could Sing (2 pages)Garden - Where They Left Little Judy (5 pages)Workshops - Surprised at the Room (1 page)Bookshelf - Ethel Turner (4 pages)Garret - The Hiding Place (2 pages)Seven Little Australians is the 119th issue of the Journal, published bi-monthly since November 2000... Read more »

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