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Issue Details: First known date: 1927... no. 342 October 1927 of The School Paper : Grades V and VI est. 1912 The School Paper : Grades V and VI
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  • Only literary material by Australian authors individually indexed.

    Other material in this issue includes:

    • First page picture: 'My Birds', picture of a Wedge-Tailed Eagle and one of a Blue Wren [129].
    • Poetry: 'My Birds' by Wilfrid Gibson [129]; Forget-Me-Not (unattributed) illus., 132; 'Morning' by Milton, 133; 'A Nonsense Tale' by A. A. Milne in London Punch, 138-139; 'Piping Down the Valleys Wild' by William Blake (1757-1827) 140; 'Rose and Root' by J.J. Platt (q.v.) in A Senior Book of Verse, edited by W. J. Glover, 143; 'The Days Too Short' by W. H. Davies, 144.
    • Prose: 'Useful Birds Near Home' [Unattributed] illus., 130-131; 'The Death of the Bird' (unattributed) illus., 137-138; 'The One-Legged Starling' (unattributed) from Sea Breezes, the newspaper of the Ministering Children's League, Victoria, 139-140.
    • Fiction: 'The Blackbird', from My Beautiful Book of Legends by Christine Chandler, illus., 132-133.
    • Song: 'Contentment', composed by Mozart, 143; 'Lady Moon', music by Harvey Worthington Loomis, 144.
    • Notices: Spelling Tests (Victoria); Price of The School Paper, 133.
  • 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 1927 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
On the Plainsi"Half-lost in film of faintest lawn,", George Essex Evans , single work poetry (p. 134-135)
Birds Practise the Golden Rule, Lilian Wooster Greaves , single work prose (p. 135-136)
The Woods of Dandenongi"High, clear and high, the soaring skylark sings", Victor J. Daley , extract poetry (p. 136)

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Literary material by Australian authors in this issue:
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