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New and Popular Series for Boys and Girls.
THE AIMWELL STORIES;
A SERIES OF VOLUMES ILLUSTRATIVE OF YOUTHFUL CHARACTER,
AND COMBINING INSTRUCTION WITH AMUSEMENT
BY WALTER AIMWELL, Author of "The Boy's Own Guide,” “Boy's Book of Morals and Manners," &c.
WITH NUMEROUS ILLUSTRATIONS.
The volumes contain about 300 pages, 16mo, each, bound in cloth, with gilt backs. Price 63 cents.
KT Each volume is complete and independent of itself, but the series will be connected together by a partial identity of charucters, localities, &c.
The first six volumes of this series are now ready. They are entitled: OSCAR; or, the Boy who had his own Way. WHISTLER ; or, the Manly Boy. CLINTON; or, Boy-Life in the Country. MARCUS ; or, the Boy-Tamer. ELLA ; or, Turning Orer a New Leaf. JESSIE ; or, Trying to be Somebody.
JERRY ; or, the Sailor-Boy. (In Preparation.)
NOTICES OF THE PRESS. There is a fresh, breezy tone about his boys' stories, and a thoroughly domestic air in the girls', that give them vraisemblance and attractiveness. The little trials of temper, and effects of seemingly trifling habits, are well and accurately related, and with a skill scarcely inferior to Miss Edgeworth's. – Huntington's Monthly Religious Magazine.
We hardly think a better series of books for children were ever written.--Youth's Companion.
Having examined them more carefully, we would still more strongly commend them as among the very best and most interesting volumes prepared for the young. -Conn. Common School Journal.
In the department of juvenile literature, the 'Aimwell Stories' have fairly come to rival the Rollo Books'in the affections of the young people. The author when he conceived the plan of the series, struck a vein which he has since been working with rich and constantly increasing success.- Boston Transcript.
One of the best series for the young ever written. Every family of children ought to have them.-Chicago Congregational Herald.
They are written with great skill for the tastes and necessities of children, and they are written conscientiously, with a moral and Christian effort unobtrusively operative upon every page.-Congregationalist.
A better series of books for children was never written. The author has studied deeply and accurately the feelings, hopes, and thoughts of youth.- Loston Mail.
The author of the Aimwell Stories' has a happy knack at combining amusement and instruction. Under the guise of a story, lie not only teaches a moral lesson, which is or ought to be a leading object of every tale for children, but he gives his readers instruction in philosophy, geography, and various other sciences. So happily are these introduced, however, that the youthful reader must learn in spite of himself.- Boston Journal.
It is the best series of juvenile books with which we are acquainted.-Northampton Gazette.
We have spoken repeatedly, and with unqualified commendation, of this series of juvenile volumes. "It would be difficult to exaggerate tlicir merits as a source of amusement and instruction to children.- American Patriot.
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