A tale of beauty . . Illus–
trated by Walt Disney.
60 big color pages sweep
your yoWlgsters off into a
land of make-believe . .
land of Princess Aurora ..
others before, with hearts
a little quicker and eyes a
little wider. Order now–
up Christmas morning.
3 N 772-10xl2:Y. inches.
Shpg. wt. I lb. 6 oz..... $2.87
8 top nursery tales
Nursery Tales Children
love. 8 stories selected for
their widespread appeal to
yoWlgsters like yours.
cluding Little Black Sam–
bo, Peter Rabbit, The 3
Little Pigs, 3 Little Kit–
tens, Chicken Little, The
Gingerbread Boy; The
Cock, The Mouse and The
Little Red Hen; and Little
Red Hen and the Grain of
Wheat. Colored illustra–
tions on every page.
3 N 211-Wt. I lb. 12oz.$2.37
9 age-old favorites
Stories Children Love. The
kind of stories that make
your youngsters want to
read more and more- be–
cause they're convinced:
reading is fun/
Hood, Peter Pan, Dick
Sleeping Beauty, 3 Bears,
Jack and the Be,a.nstalk.
About 75 colorfully illus–
3 N 214-Wt. l lb. 12 oz.$2.37
Do oil your Christmas shopping
the Sears Mail Order way/
Activity Sets for children 4 to 8 .. Educational Books,
Adventure Tales, Novelties for youngsters of all ages!
Good Activity Set. All new for 1957. Includes 25 activity
and coloring books that help teach busy youngsters how to
play and think by themselves.
to bother Mom
busy in the kitchen!) Coloring books of animals,
children, toys . . paint-with-water books . . follow-the-dot
books, and many others. Each book
inches; each load–
ed with 20 pages of fun. All in attractive gift box (6x8x2% in.)
with full-color top label.
3 N 666-Budget-priced Activity Set. Shpg.
l lb. 4 oz.......•.•97c
Bigger, Better Activity Set. All new for 1957. Includes all
the types of books you get in the set described above and
lots more. 4 big coloring books (each 11x13 inches, each 20
pages): Zoo Parade, The Little People, Robin Hood, Make Be–
lieve. 4 activity books (8x11 in.; 20 pages each): Paint with
Water, Follow the Dots, Magic Coloring Book, The B'.lsy
Book. 2 cutouts-toy gun and holster. Plus: scribble pad (lOx
in.); magic slate
brush; box of 8 crayons; 3-inch metal scissors; colored pencil;
"Cross Country"-a "cut-and-ll!ick" activity and color book.
All packed in sturdy re-usable carton.
3 N 667- Blgger, Better Activity Set. Shpg. wt. 3 lbs.. ... ..... . . $1.97
Our Biggest and Best Activity Set. New for 1957 and bigger
and better-and more fun-than ever!
All carefully selected to give direction to your young–
sters' play, to insure intelligent fun. Here's what impatient
little fingers open up to Christmas morning: 21 handy-size
in.), including Follow the Dots, Color–
ing, Quiz, Mazes, Picture Hunt, Costume Standups, Doing
Things, Going Places, Making Funny Faces, and more. 20
large-size activity books
in.)-'.fhings to Do,
to Make, Stencil Play, Games and Puzzles, and more. Also:
24 special king-size books
in.)-8 follow-the-dot, 8
tracing and coloring, and 8 paint-with-water. And still more!
A paint palette with 8 paints, brush and pan, plus a big box of
crayons. High-quality paper and printing, of course-the way
you'd expect in the finest of our activity sets-a;1d complete in
sturdy re-useable carton. Give youryoungsters the best you can
-the best we have. Their smiles
make it worth it.
3 N 668-;-0ur Biggest and Best Activity Set. Wt. 3 lbs. 8 oz..... . $2.97
My Little Golden Library of Bedtime Stories. Twelve
favorite classics to lull little sleepyheads (2 to 6) to the
land of sweet dreams: Red Riding Hood, Three Bears, Lucky
Tickle Feather, Mary Poppins Birthday Party, Hansel and
Gretel, Jack and the Beanstalk, Big Brown Bear, Whistling
Wizard, Little Red Hen, Giant with Three Golden Hairs, Snow
White and Rose Red, Three Kittens. Happy stories, all.
3 N 670-Eoch Book 6¥.x8 inches. Shpg. wt. 2 lbs. . ......• ... . $2.77
Walt Disney's New little Golden library. Twelve titles,
all brand new for Christmas, 1957. For boys and girls 8 and
up, a delightful little- "Disneyland" all their own! Bongo,
Cinderella's Friends, Perri, D.D. Toy Train, Peter Pan, Ben
and Me, Mickey and Missing Mouseketeer, Snow White,
Mickey Mouse's Picnic, D .D. Adventure, Alice and Mad
Hatter, Peter and the Wolf. Each book about 3x8 inches.
3 N 672-Shipplng weight 2 pounds•...... ...... . .•. •....... $2.77
New little Golden Christmas Tales. Eight delightful little
books that make Christmas e.'Ctra special for youngsters 4
to 8. Night Before Christmas, Christmas Story, Donald Duck's
Christmas Tree, Bible Stories for Boys and Girls, Heroes of "the
Bible, Frosty the Snowman, Trim the Christmas Tree, Little
Golden Christmas Book. Each book 6"x8 inches.
3 N 673-8 Brand New Titles for 1957. Shpg. wt. 1 lb. 8 oz•..... $1.87
New TV Favorites. For ages 4 to 8, twelve rollicking ad-
ventures of youngsters' TV favorites. Rin Tin Tin, Howdy
Doody, Captain Kangaroo, Lassie, Fury, Roy Rogers, Annie
Oakley, Brave Eagle, Dale Evans, Gene Aatry, Cleo, Winky
Dink. TV idols presented the constructive way-in books!
3 N 671 -Eoch Book 6:Y.x8 inches. Shipping weight 2 lbs•..• ..... $2.77
My Piano Book. First time at Sears- a combination music
hook-piano! Just open to 'your favorite tune, then play, by
keyed numbers and colors, on the keyboard below. Easy enough
for pre-schoolers. Sturdy wood box-type piano (!Ox12x2 in.)
with full octave of colored plastic keys. Educational. And fun!
3 N 679-Shipping weight 2 lbs. 8 oz... . .... ......•.. ....... $2.77
Mother Goose Squeekum Book. Big full-color picture book
in which favorite Mother Goose characters "speak" when
squeezed! Awonderfulway to teachwobbly tots the
3 N 678- 8xl0 inches. Shpg. wt. 8 oz.. ...... •..... .. . . ... . .. $1.87
Three Cloth Books. Wherever baby goes, they'll go-to
bath, to bed; even to dinner. Colorful companions in 3
titles: Up We Go, Down We Go, Step by Step. Non-toxic.
3 N 674-Woshoble. Full-color illus. Shpg. wt. 4 oz.. .. .•. .. . . $1.37
"Good-night" Book with Toy. Cloth book with "crying"
doll attached. Swell fun in the tub and better yet at bed–
time-baby can chew to her heart's content. Stories of birds
and other little animal friends. Doll of muslin, stuffed with
foam rubber. Washable? As washable as.baby!
3 N 669-Shipping weight 6 ounces•................... ... $1.47
Baby's First library. In strong linen. Titles: Baby's First
Book, ABC Book, 1-2-3 Picture Book, Mother Goose.
3 N 101-Eoch Book 6V2x8 inches. Shpg. wt. 10 oz..•.....••• $1.47
Big Mother Goose Book. You've seen other editions of
Mother Goose, now see our finest! See the sturdy stiff
covers, the high-quality paper; the beauty of its rich full color
-on the cover
and on every page/
185 top nursery rhymes.
3 N 104-8V. x IO:Y. inches. Shpg. wt. 1 lb. 8 oz••••..... .• .. $2.37
A Child's Garden of Verses. Beautifully illustrated in
color and black and white; blooming with gentle verses for
young ladies and gentlemen 4 to 8. Durable 2-piece binding
and protective laminated cover. 108 pages.
3 N 677-8:Y.x12% inches. Shpg. wt. l lb. 8
oz... . .. :.......
lands of the Bible. Masterfully combined atlas and pic-
ture-history of the Holy Land. The full story-Old Testa–
ment to the present-with over 100 photos and color paint–
ings. 43 full-color maps Surfax-processed for detailed relief.
Perfect for Bible instruction groups, individual reference.
3 N 675-100 pages. 10xl2¥. inches. Shpg. wt. 2 lbs....•.••.. $3.77 /
Golden Book of Astronomy. Ages 8 and up. Over
lustrations show stars, constellations, planets
orbits, etc. Astronomy-a sometimes complicated stt_
but here presented in words your youngsters can understam..
3 N 172-About 100 color pages. 10x12:Y. inches. Shpg. wt. 2 lbs.$3.77
life's World We Live In. Special edition for youngsters 8
and up. Based on
famed best seller, sim–
plified for young vocabularies. Over 150 color illustrations. 13
fascinating chapters including The Starry Universe, The
Earth Is Born, etc. An outstanwng presentation.
3 N 394-216 pages in color. 8xl1 inches. Wt. 2 lbs. 8 oz.. ... . $4.77
Golden Encyclopedia. Stimulates children's curiosity
about their world. Wondrous achievements of man dis–
cussed simply. Over 2,000 illustrations, many in full color.
3 N 171-125 pages. 10xl3 inches. Shpg. wt. 2 lbs.. ..... . .. .. $2.77
Big Book of the Sea. An intriguing treasury of sea life,
from microscopic protozoa to the giant blue whale. 250
natural-color pictures. Every fact checked by New York
3 N 676- 108 pages. 10x13 inche;. Shpg. wt. 2 lbs.• .... •. .. .. $3.77.
Golden Treasury of
For boys and
and up. A·wealth of mformat1on on rocks, plants, prehis–
animals, etc. Over 500 color illustrations.
3 N 173-216 pages. 8
inches. Shpg. wt. 2 lbs. 10 oz••.•$4.77
Golden Book of Science. A comprehensive introduction
to the earth, sea, air, ?!ants, man, and man's inventions.
Written clearly and with authority by ll. M. Parker, of the
Chicago Museum of Natural History.
3 N 393- 97 pages. 10xl3 inches. Shpg. wt. 2 lbs.. . . ........ . $3.77
Learning to Read with Words and Pictures. Ages
10. A new kind of picture dictionary: Each word is de–
scribed first by a very simple sentence, then by several pro–
gressively harder sentences. As your youngster's mind grows,
his dictionary grows with him! Educator-selected words.
3 N 680- Color illus. 192 pages. 81)1.x8'7\4 inches. Wt. l lb. 8 oz.. $2.77
lnternaiional Stamp Outfit. Bound album with 15,000
stamp places, 7
000 pictures, beginner's guide. 200 world
stamps, 1,000 hinges. Flags, coats--of-arms.
3 N 5845- With magnifier. Shpg. wl. 3 lbs.......• ..• ....•. . $4.27
GOOD BOOKS ARE A FINE
GIFT FOR ADULTS, TOO!
For a wide selection of Adult Books
see pages 726 to 729 of the
Sears Big Fall General Catalog