your children if they have read. They are very good and do not cost very much.
Big Red by K. J. Kjelgaard
A story about a boy in America who trains his own gun-dog.
He Went With Magellan by L. A. Kent
A boy sails in the first trip around the world.
Animal Kingdom by Renee Guillot
A collection of stories about African animals with beautiful pictures.
Prelude by C. H. Abrahall
A true story about a girl from the back-blocks of Tasmania who becomes a world-famous pianist.
Cue for Treason by Geoffrey Trease
A spy story about a boy and girl in London in the time of Shakespeare and Queen Elizabeth.
Here are five Puffin books. These are paperbacks you can buy or order from any big bookshop. They cost only a few shillings each.
Man Shy by Frank D. Davidson
A story of a heifer that runs wild on an Australian station.
White Riders by Monica Edwards
Children dress up themselves and their horses as ghosts to frighten away people who want to make their beach a holiday camp.
Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome
A famous children's book about an English family who go sailing and camping.
Smoky the Cowhorse by Will James
The life story of a horse. Told with a lot of cowboy words—this makes it more difficult.
The Young Detectives by R. J. McGregor
A story about criminals and children on an English sea-coast.
These books are best suited to boys and girls in Forms 1 and 2. I will tell you about books for other ages another time.