Genevieve Foster's World Books
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons
6 Total Books

These biographies give an excellent, as well as lively picture of the world of their period; its leaders, its people, its religions, artists, writers and inventors. A feature of each is the double page picture spreads with their dramatic presentation of contemporary peoples. From the dust jacket of The World of Captain John Smith

These richly documented, horizontal views of history are infinitely varied and interesting. This approach adds a new dimension of reality to facts which had not been formerly related to each other, and it comprises a singularly original presentation of history. Anthology of Children's Literature, Johnson, Sickels, Sayer

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Books in this Series

Abraham Lincoln's World
Augustus Caesar's World
George Washington's World
The World of Captain John Smith
The World of Columbus and Sons
The World of William Penn