50 Public Domain Children’s Books Courtesy Of The Library of Congress

 

Library of Congress Rare Books & Special Collections – Children’s Literature

In this collection you’ll find beautiful full scans of some of most delightful children’s book of the past century. Here’s a few samples from the collection…

The Circus Procession. N.Y. [i.e. New York]: McLoughlin Bro’s., c1888.

The Twelve Magic Changelings / By M.A. Glen. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Co., c1907.

Ballad of the Lost Hare/ By Margaret Sidney [pseud.]. Boston: D. Lothrop, c1882.

Find more at the link below…

http://www.loc.gov/rr/rarebook/digitalcoll/digitalcoll-children.html

These books and images are so much fun… and I’ll bet you could figure out some creative ways to make a few new products with them.  I’ve found several images that I’m planning to use for my new “Multiple Stream Of Income – Public Domain Images“.

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  1. says

    Debra,

    As the grandmother of 3 little girls, this is way beyond cool.

    Thank you for this information. I can’t wait to make some childrens books for them and possibly to sell also.

    Plus, my mind is spinning at the possibilities of the pictures.

    I may have to unsubscribe to your newsletter just to stop the chatter in my head. ;)

    No I couldn’t do that because I’d just check your website everyday. :) LOL
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  2. Corinne says

    What a fantastic find Debra! I just love the artwork in these books – thinking about how to use it…Thanks & hope you are doing well! Still need to make it to Yuma one day ;-)

  3. says

    Exellent Download!! Thanks so much Debra. These will be a great Addition to my Website, I have already used a few on there. By the way If you would like to trade website links just let me know!

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