Vol. 1 No. 1 - Little Women

Vol. 1 No. 1 - Little Women

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1st issue of The Storybook Home Journal™. Features Little Women by Louisa May Alcott. 16 pages. 61 black and white illustrations. 10 articles. 8.5 in. x 11 in. booklet. Made & Printed in the USA. Categories: Christmas, Little Women, Louisa May Alcott, Magazine & Nancy Young

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Vol. 1 No. 1 of The Storybook Home Journal

Little Women


What's in this issue?

A Mailbox In The Hall the Decorating article

An interior mailbox adds a whimsical dimension to every-day relationships.

Jo's Demi-snood the Sewing Basket article

Step-by-step instructions describe how to create a snood.

Marmee's Christmas Supper the Kitchen article

Create a Yule Log cake frosted in chocolate-almond. Use the glaze for leaves and twigs, and add marzipan apples.

Patient Ground On The Window Sill the Garden article

Species of flowers are listed along with simple suggestions for keeping the color and delight of the garden alive indoors through winter months.

Fireplaces Any Place the Workshop article

Create a faux fireplace featuring a coal-burning grate and bas relief decoration.

Little Women: Prolonging The Magic the Lead article

Use the Victorian concept of Little Christmas to deepen the joy of the holidays.

1860s Tresses Made Simple the Looking Glass article

A ten-step procedure is provided for re-creating an 1860s women's hairstyle.

What Is An Original Print? the Studio article

To explain the value of an original work, artist Al Young recalls an interview with Robert Rutland, editor of the James Madison Papers at the University of Virginia.

Mother's Make-Do Magic the Writer's Garret article

A mother's economy influences her children's ideas about thrift.

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Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

By Al R. Young Reviewed by Nancy Young

Little Women, Louisa May Alcott's chronicles of the four March sisters, is sometimes joined into one large tome, or divided into the two original books: Little Women and Good Wives. The wonderful sense of period and the magic of simple pleasures is woven into the story of a family impoverished as a result of their father's absence during the Civil War. The joys they find in a loving and creative family life, as well as the individual growth each experiences through small trials and large, comprises one of the major pieces of American juvenile literature... Read more »

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By Al R. Young The Little Women issue of The Storybook Home Journal is now available from Al Young Studios.  This issue features these regular sections:Decorating - A Mailbox In The Hall (2 pages)Sewing - Jo's Demi-snood (2 pages)Kitchen - Marmee's Christmas Supper (3 pages)Garden - Patient Ground On The Window Sill (1 page)Workshops - Fireplaces Any Place (3 pages)Lead - Little Women: Prolonging The Magic (1 page)Glass - 1860s Tresses Made Simple (1 page)Studio - What Is An Original Print? (1 page)Garret - Mother's Make-Do Magic (2 pages)Little Women is the 7th issue of the Journal, published bi-monthly since November 2000... Read more »

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