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A programme for children under five
Nursery rhymes, stories, and music
'He likes,' writes a mother, ' the story of the boy who turned the kitchen table upside down to make a ship. When that story was finished, he said to me, " You never let me do that." So I compromised and found a small table he could have in the garden, and now he plays for hours with his sister on the ship. " Heave-hol I he calls, " Wi-i-sh-sh! " He has made a sail. too.' Which of us cannot at least dimly recall the excitement and satisfaction of such play, when, our young minds caught by something we had seen or heard, we acted our new experiences? It helped us to both worldly understanding and imaginative delight. And, certainly, those children who play like this, after hearing tomorrow this story of ' The Ship,' by Joan E. Cass , will be ready for adventure on Friday with the island-seeking hero of Diana Ross ' 'There was Once a Boy.' Today's story, ' The Baby Deer,' by Margaret Gore , has-like the two already mentioned-been broadcast before, while on Wednesday and Thursday come two new ones, 'The Lion and the Three Little Monkeys,' by C. H. Hobday , and ' Market Day,' by Joan E. Davies.
Elizabeth A. Taylor


Unknown: Joan E. Cass
Unknown: Diana Ross
Unknown: Margaret Gore
Unknown: C. H. Hobday
Unknown: Joan E. Davies.
Unknown: Elizabeth A. Taylor

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