Types of English Children's Literature: Story Books--Gender Titles

Figure 1.--This illustration is from "Every Girls Story Book" shows the girls playing a hockey match. Notice their gym slips. Also notice the cap on top of the goal.

A HBC reader has provioded us infornation on one fascinating girls story book, Every Girls Story Book which was an annual. Like the boys' books, school dtories fearture prominently in many of these books, also usually private schools. Notice their gym slips the girls are wearing for their match. We are not sure of the date that the issue provided was published, it looks rather like the 1930s. There were many more titles, both for mixed gender and specific gender story books. We will add some representaive tiles here as examples


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Created: March 14 2003
Last updated: March 14, 2003