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Issue Details: First known date: 1912... no. 158 December 1912 of The School Paper : Grades VII and VIII est. 1896-1932 The School Paper for Grades VII and VIII
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  • Only literary material by Australian authors individually indexed.

    Other material in this issue includes:

    • First Page Picture: 'Christmas Cheer : The Old Home and the New' from a picture by C. E. Hammond (q.v.), Malvern, [161].
    • Poetry: 'Holidays', an excerpt from Henry IV Part I by William Shakespeare (q.v.), 167; 'Christmas Bells' by American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (q.v.), 168; 'The Print of Olden Wars' by American novelist and poet R. L. Stevenson (q.v.), 174.
    • Prose: 'A Christmas Day in England', an extract from The Sketch Book by American writer Washington Irving (q.v.), illus., 163-165; 'The Balkan States', an extract, with maps, from The World, published by McDougall's Educational Co., 171-174.
    • Fiction: 'A Christmas Pantomime', a summary of Maeterlinck's Belgian pantomime about Tyltyl and Mytyl, from Talks with Children about Themselves by Amy B. Barnard (1863-?), 165-167.
    • Notes: 'Proposed Statue to Flinders' (unattributed), advising generous financial support for the construction of a commemorative statue of Matthew Flinders (q.v.), 168; 'Delicate and Convalescent Children' (unattributed), advising reduced Victorian Railways fares fir children in a 'delicate state of health', 176.
    • Song: 'Christmas Bells' (unattributed), a Christmas carol, 175.
  • Preceding or following each piece is a short glossary of the longer words contained therein, as well as notes about people and places mentioned.


* Contents derived from the 1912 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Christmas in Australiai"A cloudless sky of tender turquoise blue", J. C. F. Johnson , single work poetry (p. 162)
Camping Out, Donald MacDonald , extract children's fiction children's
An extract from McDonald's Bush Boy's Book delivering advice to campers about pitching a tent and keeping a tidy campsite.
(p. 169-171)
Note: Illus.
The Glad New Year, Horace Halloran , single work extract lyric/song children's (p. 176)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Literary material by Australian authors in this issue:
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