Only literary material by Australian authors individually indexed.
Other material in this issue includes:
Poetry: Untitled poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (q.v.) with (unattributed) illustration of children in the countryside with their schoolmaster, , 'Children', by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (q.v.) ii; 'Be Thorough Boys', by Charles Mackay (q.v.) ii-iii; 'Uphill' by Christina G.Rosetti (1830-1894), v; 'Rosebush and Linnet' by Robert Burns (q.v.), vii; 'The Willow Pattern Plate', illustrated, by Queenie Scott-Hopper in 'Sunday Reading for the Young', ix-x; 'Our Toil', by Percy Bysshe Shelley (q.v.), x; 'Speak No Ill', (unattributed), xi; 'The Pedlar of Dreams', by Thomas Beddoes (1760-1808), xi.
Prose: 'The Hand', (unattributed), xi-xii; 'Poppies' by English author Richard Jefferies, xiii.
Song: 'Voice Exercises' (unattributed) with explanation of the lower or chest voice in boys, xiv-xvi.
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 1920 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.