Vol. 1 No. 4 - Treasure Island

Vol. 1 No. 4 - Treasure Island

$9.50 USD

4th issue of The Storybook Home Journal™. Features Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. 16 pages. 49 black and white illustrations. 10 articles. 8.5 in. x 11 in. booklet. Made & Printed in the USA. Categories: Magazine, Nancy Young, Robert Louis Stevenson & Treasure Island

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Vol. 1 No. 4 of The Storybook Home Journal

Treasure Island

What's in this issue?

Treasure Hunting Hints the Decorating article

Twelve ideas for turning shopping into a treasure hunt.

Rigging a Loft the Sewing Basket article

Rope can be used to create a safety barrier at the edge of a loft, and suggest the rigging of a ship.

Puff Pastry Sea Horses the Kitchen article

Illustrated process for creating puff pastry sea horses.

Exotic "Island" Environments the Garden article

Suggestions for growing exotics such as clerodendrums and orchids. Includes four simple suggestions for identifying microclimates for the purpose.

To Read Aloft in a Flying Ship the Workshop article

Turning an old magazine rack into a ship's wheel is part of building a loft in a child's bedroom.

Treasure Island: A Tasteful Eye the Lead article

Good taste in decorating can be cultivated.

Improvising Booty-ful Costumes the Looking Glass article

Suggestions for improvising costumes using everything from aprons and belts to slippers and sunglasses.

Al Young's Drawing Technique, part 1 the Studio article

Al Young's methodology for drawing lithographs.

Renewal at Home the Writer's Garret article

Refurbishing furniture teaches a boy about re-building lives and people.

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Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

By Al R. Young Reviewed by Al R. Young

What can be said in a book review of Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson beyond, "Read it!" If possible, read it to a child. Find out what it's like to be tethered to a child's can't-put-it-down attitude toward a gripping tale. Whatever there may be of lesson and moral in the story, the book should at least be read with the kind of swashbuckling popcorn mentality appropriate to a Saturday matinee. It's a romp. If there's a clock in the room, unplug it or turn its face to the wall... Read more »

Tags: Vol. 1 No. 4, Vol. 8 No. 4, 2010, Book reviews

New Issue of the Storybook Home Shipped - Treasure Island

By Al R. Young The Treasure Island issue of The Storybook Home Journal is now available from Al Young Studios.  This issue features these regular sections:Decorating - Treasure Hunting Hints (1 page)Sewing - Rigging a Loft (3 pages)Kitchen - Puff Pastry Sea Horses (1 page)Garden - Exotic "Island" Environments (1 page)Workshops - To Read Aloft in a Flying Ship (2 pages)Lead - Treasure Island: A Tasteful Eye (1 page)Glass - Improvising Booty-ful Costumes (2 pages)Studio - Al Young's Drawing Technique, part 1 (1 page)Garret - Renewal at Home (4 pages)Treasure Island is the 10th issue of the Journal, published bi-monthly since November 2000... Read more »

Tags: Vol. 1 No. 4, 2001, News, The Storybook Home Journal issues