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Issue Details

Issue #528
Published July 1956
Frequency monthly
Cover Price 0.15 USD
Pages 36
Editing Meyer A. Kaplan (Managing Editor)

Cover Details - "The Penny Prince"

Characters Penny Prince; Emperor's Daughter
Synopsis Full-page, front cover illustration depicts the Penny Prince laughing at the Emperor's Daughter.
Genre Children
Pencils Dik Browne ? (painting)
Inks Dik Browne ? (painting)
Colors Dik Browne ? (painting)

28 page story "The Penny Prince"

Characters Penny Prince; Emperor's Daughter; Emperor; Prince's Tutor; Celia (Lady-in-Waiting); Ladies-in-Waiting; Page Boys
Synopsis The Penny Prince disguises himself as a swineherd and woos the Emperor's daughter with magical gifts.
Genre Children
Script ? (adapter; based on "The Swineherd"); Hans Christian Andersen (original author)
Letters Typeset

2 page Aesop's Fables story "The Two Goats"

Characters Two Goats; Fisherman
Synopsis Two goats meet at the center of a bridge, fight, and fall into the river. A fisherman decides that something always goes wrong when everyone thinks he's right.
Genre Children
Script ? (adapter); Aesop (original author)
Letters Typeset

1 page text article "Three Little Kittens"

Characters Three Kittens; Mother Cat
Synopsis Nursery rhyme about three kittens, their mittens, and a pie.
Genre Children
Script ? (traditional author)
Pencils Alex A. Blum
Inks Alex A. Blum
Letters Typeset

1 page The Animal World text article "The Rabbit"

Synopsis Illustrated article about rabbits.
Genre Fact
Pencils William A. Walsh
Inks William A. Walsh
Letters Typeset