Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Chubby's Magic Wonder Words

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The front cover features red, white, and blue lines framing a chubby baby looking at a booklet. In the background, there is a beat and a drum. The title "Chubby's Magic Wonder Words" is written in blue lettering inside a red outlined box. The back cover contains a red, white and blue frame with a box of Castoria and two worlds in the center. Below, the phrase "It is a blessing to childhood" is written in blue lettering followed by a signature from Chas. H. Fletcher. The front end page is dedicated to the good health of every boy and girl. The following inside pages contain "Chubby's Magic Wonder-Word Lesson" Each letter of the alphabet is described with a drawn black and white illustration along with a couple sentences. Throughout the inside pages there are pages describing household information, physicians recommend castoria, accidents and emergencies, and the responsibilities for preparing a remedy. The back end page is titled "Bye-Bye Dear Friends" and entails a drawn illustration of a baby holding a book plus a signature from Chas. H. Fletcher. No page numbers.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Fletcher, Chas H.

Brand Name: Fletcher's Castoria

Publisher: Fletcher's Castoria (New York, N.Y.)


14.3 x 10.8 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Fletcher, Chas H.. Chubby's Magic Wonder Words. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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