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Issue Details: First known date: 1930... no. 389 September 1930 of The School Paper : Grades III and IV est. 1927 The School Paper : Grades III and IV
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  • Only literary material by Australian authors individually indexed.

    Other material in this issue includes:

    • First Page Picture: 'Spring-Time' after the painting by Arthur J. Elsley. A coloured reproduction, executed by Messrs. Osboldstone and Company, appeared a long time ago as a supplement to The Australasian, [113].
    • Fiction: 'The Story of Persephone' from The School Magazine, N.S.W., with illustration 'The Return of Persephone', after the picture by English artist Lord Leighton P.R.A. (1830-1896) 114-117; 'The Brave Blackbird', from The True Annals of Fairyland, by William Canton, an English journalist and author, born in China in 1845, educated in France, illus., (to be continued) 123-124; 'Old Mother Frost' from Stories From Many Lands (Chambers Ltd.) (to be continued) 126.
    • Natural History: 'Gould League Competitions' illustrated with a drawing of 13 different birds to be identified, 127.
    • Song: 'Singing in the Rain' from Songs the Children Love to Sing (Allan and Co.) 128.
    • Notices: Spelling Tests (Victoria); Price of The School Paper.
  • Preceding or following each piece is a short glossary of the longer words contained therein, as well as notes about people and places mentioned, and comments on the metre of poetry. There are also often 'General Notes' which ask the reader questions about the work.


* Contents derived from the 1930 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Spring-Songi"Sing out and be happy!", Roderic Quinn , 1897 single work poetry (p. 114)
The Little Kangarooi"Where in wide Australia,", Mary Colborne-Veel , 1917 single work poetry (p. 117-118)
The Wise Men of Gotham, Frank A. Saw , 1930 single work drama children's (p. 118-119)
Magici"Crawling up the hillside,", Dorothea Mackellar , 1909 single work poetry (p. 120)
Coojo, David Fleay , 1927 single work children's fiction children's (p. 121-122)
The Sleep-Seai"The Sleep-Sea calls", Mary Gilmore , 1913 single work poetry (p. 123)
Brolgasi"Brolgas, brolgas out on the plain", Esquire The Perfessor and Alter Ego , 1925 single work poetry children's (p. 125)

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