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For Children of Most Ages
For Your Bookshelf
(new series)
' Adventurers All'
May E. Jenkin ('Elizabeth') reviews new books for children
5.25 May We Recommend ...
Dramatised excerpts from books that used to be widely read by children
' The Little Princess or Sara Crewe ' by Frances Hodgson Burnett and ' John Halifax-Gentleman ' by Dinah B. Craik
The excerpts from these books have been chosen and dramatised by Marion MacWilliam and Ian G. Ball
Those taking part include:
Effie Morrison. Bryden Murdoch
Joan Fitzpatrick , lain
Cuthbertson Elizabeth Corner , James MacTaggart
Produced by Kathleen Garscadden


Unknown: E. Jenkin
Unknown: Sara Crewe
Unknown: Frances Hodgson Burnett
Unknown: John Halifax-Gentleman
Unknown: Dinah B. Craik
Dramatised By: Marion MacWilliam
Dramatised By: Ian G. Ball
Unknown: Effie Morrison.
Unknown: Bryden Murdoch
Unknown: Joan Fitzpatrick
Unknown: Cuthbertson Elizabeth Corner
Unknown: James MacTaggart
Produced By: Kathleen Garscadden

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