Really special little set here that you don't see often. In the 40's, they came in a red metal box, in the 50's like this one a white cardboard box. There is a wreath on the side under "Little Wonder Library of 20 books for boys and girls" so I assume it was an oft given Christmas Gift. I can see why, these books are awesome!
The 20 books are, Our Food, Our Clothing, Our Shelter, Our Transportation, Our Health and Safety, America's Holidays, Protection in Nature, Coal,Boats, Navajo Indians, Wool, The Indians of the Plains, Pioneering Industry, Pioneering in Ways of Travel, Trees, Insects, Norway and Sweden, Switzerland, Electricity and Magnets and Agriculture. I would say they are great for kids 6-12.
They are each written by different authors. They each have 32 pages. Each book is 8 5/16 x 5 3/8". Each book is in very good vintage condition, there is no dog ears, no writing, no rips and tears. The cardboard holder is somewhat worn and the bottom is loose. The paper over the cardboard is dorn some at the bottom which you can see in the pictures.
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