St. Nicholas/Volume 40/Number 6


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“JACK AND JILL.”

PAINTED FOR ST. NICHOLAS BY ARTHUR RACKHAM.

ST. NICHOLAS

Vol. XL

APRIL, 1913

No. 6

(The entire contents of this Magazine are covered by the general copyright, and articles must not be reprinted without special permission.)

CONTENTS OF ST. NICHOLAS FOR APRIL, 1913.

Frontispiece. ”Jack and Jill.” Painted for St. Nicholas by Arthur Rackham. page
The Nursery Rhymes of Mother Goose: ”Jack and Jill.” ”If all the world was apple-pie.” 481
Illustrated by Arthur Rackham
The Great Blue Heron. Verse. Laura Spencer Portor 482
Illustrated by Bruce Horsfall.
The Baby and the Bear. ("Babes of the Wild”—IV) Charles G. D. Roberts 486
Illustrated by Paul Bransom.
Helene and Lucy. Picture, painted by H. S. Hubbell. 491
The Book of Black Art. Verse. Augusta Huiell Seaman 492
Illustrated by Herbert Paus.
Rapid Transit. Pictures. Drawn by
Quite Unnecessary Alarm.
A. Z. Baker 494
On the Flood Crest. Story. Charles Tenney Jackson 495
Illustrated by B. J. Rosenmeyer
More Than Conquerors: Louisa M. Alcott’s Great Friend and Neighbor. Biographical Sketch Ariadne Gilbert 499
Illustrated by Oscar F. Schmidt, and from photographs.
The Dancing Class—”That Awkward Boy!” Picture. Drawn by Gertrude A. Kay 508
Beatrice of Denewood. Serial Story
Emilie Benson Knipe and
Alden Arthur Knipe
509
Illustrated by C. M. Relyea
The Nightmare. Verse. James Rowe 517
Illustrated by Reginald Birch.
Pennybright’s Circus. Story. Thomas H. Rogers 518
Illustrated by John Edwin Jackson
A “Honk! Honk!” Chorus.” Picture. Drawn by J. B. Graff 524
The Land of Mystery. Serial Story. Cleveland Moffett 525
Illustrated by Jay Hambidge, and from photogaphs
The Little Critic. Picture. Painted by Francis Day. 533
With Men Who Do Things. Serial Story. A. Russell Bond 533
Illustrated by Edwin F. Bayha, and from photographs.
The Alphabet’s Holiday. Verse. Margaret Johnson 541
Illustrated by George Varian.
The Admiral. Verse. Herbert Putnam 544
Illustrated by B. Putnam.
Books and Reading Hildegarde Hawthorne 545
Professor Wiseacre and the Ostrich Egg. Pictures. Drawn by C. F. Lester 547
The Sleeping Beauty. Play. Caroline Verhoeff 548
Illustrated by Margaret Ely Webb.
“Supper”. Picture. Painted by Ernest Fosbery 553
For Very Little Folk.
The Nicest Place in the World. Katharine L. Edgerly 554
Illustrated by G. A. Harker.
Nature and Science for Young Folks. 556
Illustrated.
St. Nicholas League. 563
Illustrated.
The Letter-Box. 573
The Riddle-Box. 574
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