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The Story Book series

A collection of short illustrated books about common objects and aspects of everyday life, written and illustrated by Maud and Miska Petersham.

Books in the The Story Book series:

The Story Book of Aircraft (1935)

A book about airplanes and flying.

Author: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham
Illustrator: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham

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The Story Book of Clothes (1933)

An illustrated book about the clothes we wear and where they come from.

Author: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham
Illustrator: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham

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The Story Book of Coal (1935)

A book about coal and its many uses.

Author: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham
Illustrator: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham

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The Story Book of Coal and Oil (1948)

An anthology containing The Story Book of Coal and The Story Book of Oil.

Author: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham
Illustrator: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham

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The Story Book of Corn (1936)

A book about the wonder-grain of the Americas.

Author: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham
Illustrator: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham

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The Story Book of Cotton (1939)

A look at how cotton is grown and used.

Author: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham
Illustrator: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham

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The Story Book of Earth’s Treasures (1935)

An omnibus containing The Story Books of Gold, Coal, Oil, and Iron and Steel.

1935

Author: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham
Illustrator: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham

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The Story Book of Food (1933)

A brief account of how we obtain what we eat.

Author: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham
Illustrator: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham

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The Story Book of Foods from the Field (1936)

An omnibus including Story Books of Wheat, Corn, Rice and Sugar.

1937

Author: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham
Illustrator: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham

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The Story Book of Gold (1935)

A short exposition of gold and its place in society.

Author: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham
Illustrator: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham

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The Story Book of Houses (1933)

A book about the many types of houses from around the world.

Author: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham
Illustrator: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham

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The Story Book of Iron and Steel (1935)

A book about the history of the refining of iron and production of steel.

Author: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham
Illustrator: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham

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The Story Book of Oil (1935)

The story of man’s use of oil: animal, vegetable and mineral.

Author: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham
Illustrator: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham

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The Story Book of Rayon (1939)

The story of the development of artificial silk made from cellulose or wood pulp.

Author: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham
Illustrator: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham

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The Story Book of Rice (1936)

The story of the world’s most popular grain.

Author: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham
Illustrator: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham

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The Story Book of Ships (1935)

The history of ships, from the log and raft to the aircraft carrier and the submarine.

Author: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham
Illustrator: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham

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The Story Book of Silk (1939)

The history of silk and how it is produced.

Author: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham
Illustrator: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham

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The Story Book of Sugar (1936)

The story of sugar and other sweet things.

Author: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham
Illustrator: Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham

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