Only literary material by Australian authors individually indexed.
Other material in this issue includes:
- Poetry: 'The Cuckoo' by Michael Bruce, with illus., 113-114; 'A Tragic Story' bu William Makepeace Thackeray (q.v.) (1811-63), with illus., 117; 'The Widow Of Nain' by American poet N. P. Willis (1803-67), 121.
- Prose: 'Flowers And Colours' by Whittier, Anonymous, Jean Ingelow, Shakespeare, J. Krats and Wordsworth, 128.
- Fiction: 'The Two Herd-Boys' (continued), by American author Bayard Taylor (1825-78), with illus., 114-116.
- History: 'Australian Aborigines' from The Voyages of Captain Cook, with illus. of 'An Aboriginal Of The Present Day In Victoria Throwing A Boomerang', 'Humpies (Called Mia-Mias in Victoris and New South Wales) In Northern Queensland', 122-125.
- Moral Instruction: 'The Greedy Blacksmith' from the Fairy Tales of Jacob and William Grimm, 126-128.