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Issue Details: First known date: 1929... no. 350 October 1929 of The School Paper : Grades VII and VIII est. 1896-1932 The School Paper : Grades VII and VIII
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  • Only literary material by Australian authors individually indexed.

    Other material in this issue includes:

    • First and Last Page Pictures: 'Who-who-who-are-you', an owl from Cassell's Book of Knowledge, [129]
    • Prose: 'Seasonable Work for Little Gardeners: ' (unattributed gardening instructions) 142;
    • Poetry: 'Bird Melodies', an extract from The Birds of Killingworth by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (q.v.), 130; 'Golden Bill' adapted from Montgomery's original, 130; 'Twilight in the Forest' by Goethe (q.v.), 130; 'Modesty and Impudence', an extract from Robert of Lincoln by American poet William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878), 130; 'The Cuckoo', an extract from 'To the Cuckoo' by English poet John Logan (1748-1788), 130; 'The Wren's Nest' with stanzas by Dinah M. Mulock (q.v.) and William Wordsworth (q.v.), 130; 'The Selfsame Song', an extract from the Chosen Poems of Thomas Hardy (1929), with illus. 'The Girl and the Bird',132; 'Mazeppa's Ride' by Lord Byron (q.v.), with illus. from original, 135-137; 'The Owl' by English poet Lord Alfred Tennyson (q.v.), 139
    • Drama: 'In the Gardens of Happiness', an extract from The Blue Bird by Belgian writer Maurice Maeterlinck (1862-1949), 133-134.
    • Fiction: 'Black Beauty's Story', an extract from Black Beauty by English children's author Anna Sewell (1820-1878), with illus. 'Mares and Foals' by English painter A.J. Munnings (1878-1959), 138-139; 'The Chariot Race' from Ben Hur by American author Lewis Wallace (1827-1905), illus., 140-142.
    • Natural History: 'The Time of the Singing of Birds' from Arthur Mee's The Children's Newspaper, with illus. from The Children's Encyclopaedia, 130-132.
    • News and Notes: 'Memorial to Jane Duff' (unattributed) which requests donations to a memorial for Jane Duff [Turnbull] (1857-1932) who as a child protected her brothers when lost in the bush for nine days, 144; 'Boys of Terang' (unattributed), a photograph of "sturdy Terangese schoolboys...armed with fine horticultural weapons", 144; 'Bird Day Doings' (unattributed), announcing a Gould League festival, 144.
    • Industry: 'Made in Australia: 61. All-Australian Exhibition, 1929', prepared by the Made in Australia Council, Melbourne, and issued as a supplement to The School Paper under the authority of the Minister of Public Instruction, Victoria, illustrated with photographs of industrial workers from The Australasian, and print of Melbourne Exhibition Building, i-iv;
    • Notices: 'Notices', regarding 'Spelling Tests' and the 'Price of The School Paper', 137.
  • 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 1929 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Bell-Birdsi"The bell-birds in the magic woods", Samuel Cliall White , single work poetry children's (p. 142)
Black Swans, A. B. Paterson , extract poetry (p. 143-144)

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Literary material by Australian authors in this issue:
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