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Vol. 21 No. 1 - The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus

Vol. 21 No. 1 - The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus

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121st issue of The Storybook Home Journal™. Made & Printed in the USA. Categories: Christmas, Current Issue, L. Frank Baum, Magazine, Nancy Young & The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus

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Vol. 21 No. 1 of The Storybook Home Journal

The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus


What's in this issue?

It's a Palace! the Decorating article

Frank Baum apparently knew well that the best castles are simply cottages with lofty ceilings, plenty of leg room and loads of books—and the best cottages are as tenderly thought-out and loved as a cash-rich castle.  In either case, they need what the Knooks and fairies built into Claus's life&mdash,comfy, practical magic&mdash,because where magic happens, any place can be a palace!



Bessie Blithesome's Palfrey the Hearth article

In tribute to the seven-year-old days which will never come again (and, perhaps, in homage to the Princess Ozma of my dreams), Elspeth painted a little Christmas pony just the right size for any wee one's imagination from mendicant Mayrie to bounteous Bessie, and everyone in between.



Goodly Supplies the Kitchen article

Especially at Christmastide, some cupboard, corner, cubicle or cookie jar should store some particularly jolly treats. While you, like Santa Claus, devote your time to the pleasure of others dependable recipes in the busy season grant wonderful power.  Recipes include: Ryl Gingerbread, Ryl Butter Cookies, Confectioner's Glaze, Santa Sweet Bread, Mother Hubbard's Bread.



Recounted In Song And Story the Music article

A short (and witty) history of Santa Claus.



Christmas Trees—All Ready the Garden article

If you follow the Christmas tree custom and want a pine under which to place your presents, here is a list of the most reliable pines, each listed with its advantages and drawbacks.



Filled With Never Ending Delights the Workshop article

As indigenous Americans have known for centuries, pine needles can be put to a beautiful domestic use in the making of pine needle baskets.  This Workshops instalment shows how.



His Life-Long Labors the Bookshelf article

L. Frank Baum had a playful poet's love of words (how else do you get Quadlings, Munchkins, Knooks and Woggle-bugs?) and an unaffected compassion for children.  Both were talents and tendencies that were part of him, from his earliest days, which followed him into his final ones.



Enke and the Dragons, part 5 the Writer's Garret article

Enke knows the heart of the wind and the hopes and dreams that wait there, longing for expression.  That is why the music she plays upon the whistle sustains the dragons while the stars are being hung.



From the Newsroom


New Issue of the Storybook Home Shipped - The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus

By Al R. Young The The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus issue of The Storybook Home Journal is now available from Al Young Studios.  This issue features these regular sections:Decorating - It's a Palace! (3 pages)Hearth - Bessie Blithesome's Palfrey (2 pages)Kitchen - Goodly Supplies (5 pages)Music - Recounted In Song And Story (2 pages)Garden - Christmas Trees—All Ready (4 pages)Workshops - Filled With Never Ending Delights (2 pages)Bookshelf - His Life-Long Labors (4 pages)Garret - Enke and the Dragons, part 5 (2 pages)The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus is the 127th issue of the Journal, published bi-monthly since November 2000... Read more »

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