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Jack, Jane, an Old Man. Rows of books.

Scene II
Time—a few minutes later.
Place—A book-store.
Characters—Jack, Jane, An Old Man.
(Book-store occupies half of stage. Other half shut off by screens, on which are pinned picture book covers, Book-Week Posters, and any pictures to illustrate Children’s Books. The book-store contains books shelves or cases filled with bright-colored books. Rows of books are on a long table, fronting the stage.
(Curtain opens to show Book-Man standing behind table, puttering with books, opening them, patting them and talking sympathetically to them).

ex “The Best Book Folks, A play for Children’s Book Week”
(Given by the eighth grades in Hackensack, New Jersey).
Child Welfare Magazine 21:2 (October 1926) : 77-80 (77) : link
same (Cornell) copy at hathitrust : link

“Official organ of the National Congress of Parents and Teachers”; later (and also) known as P. T. A. Magazine

10 January 2023