Vol. 4 No. 1 - Hans Brinker

Vol. 4 No. 1 - Hans Brinker

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19th issue of The Storybook Home Journal™. Features Hans Brinker by Mary Mapes Dodge. Full color issue containing 24 pages with 78 illustrations. 12 articles. 8.5 in. x 11 in. booklet. Printed in the USA. Categories: Christmas, Hans Brinker, Magazine, Mary Mapes Dodge & Nancy Young

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Vol. 4 No. 1 of The Storybook Home Journal

Hans Brinker


What's in this issue?

Fancy A Dutch Tiled Hearth the Decorating article

Presents ideas for creating faux, hand-painted tiles that imitate the Delft style.

Gift Boxes For Glittering Contents the Hearth article

Ideas and Illustrated instructions for creating hand-painted gift boxes.

Two Cakes Apiece At Supper At Supper the Kitchen article

Recipes for unique combinations of gingerbread spices. Includes recipes for Dutch Christmas breads, speculaas cookies, pfefernuss, and anisette cocoa. Instructions for creating duivekater (bread people) and for creating initials out of chocolate.

Inviting Song And Sweet Melody the Music article

Features Welcome, Friend, St. Nicholas, an original composition for words written by Mary Mapes Dodge. Includes choral sheet music with optional descant for solo voice or whistle.

Flowers Upon The Table the Garden article

Ideas and inspiration for creating presentation bouquets. Includes lists of suitable flowers.

A Saint Nicholas Corner the Workshop article

Describes the remodeling of a window seat. Includes motif used in the cedar lining the seat back.

[Selections From St. Nicholas Magazine] the Bookshelf article

Good Saint Nicholas! the Lead article

A brief history of St. Nicholas, the children's magazine edited by Mary Mapes Dodge.

Living Richly Without Being Rich the Attic article

Reproducible Christmas gift tag. Christmas tree ornament. Cookie molds. Hand-painted paper mache ornaments. A 1918 edition of Hans Brinker, illustrated by Maginel Wright Enright.

In The Spirit Of Metsijs the Studio article

[The Honest House] the Veranda article

Excerpts from The Honest House.

The Doll In The Cookie Tin the Writer's Garret article

A story about the adventures of a beloved doll that was packed in a moving crate and delivered to the wrong address.

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Hans Brinker by Mary Mapes Dodge

By Al R. Young Reviewed by Nancy Young

Somehow, I can't quite get through Christmas without a quick reading of Hans Brinker by Mary Mapes Dodge. This tale of the patient and loving Brinker children, long-suffering Dame Brinker, generous Hilda Van Gleck, good-hearted Peter Van Holp, and scowling Dr. Boekman, set against the bright, frozen world of 19th century Holland, is the kind of spark that ignites all the true flames of Christmas cheer.
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