Child Book Marketing of A Little Pretty Pocket Book

John Newbery marketed a children’s book intended for instruction and amusement, A Little Pretty Pocket Book published in 1744 in London, England. An additional toy was sold with the book: a red and black ball for boys, and a red and black pincushion for girls along with a letter from, Jack the Giant Killer, urging children to stick a pin in the red side of their toy when they were good, and a pin in the black side when they were bad.

      John Newbery
      London, England

Additional Information:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.