This October 1951 issue of "Jack and Jill" was another in the same lot I bought that was featured in last month's post.
The cover is a watercolor by Dorothea Cooke who illustrated mainly for "Jack and Jill" throughout most of her career. She was married to "Hardie" Gramatky, a famous watercolorist as well and illustrator of the popular children's book "Little Toot".
"Scrambling for treasure in a pan of flour" was named Top Activity NOT happening at a party at my house by parents across America.
Painting Halloween scenes on storefront windows needs to make a comeback.
The children's letters on these next pages range from houses overrun by bees to the marvel of a 3rd grader knowing how to answer a phone. Talk about a whiz kid.
No, Jean, you didn't used to think cars ran by themselves. You were having a premonition.