The Girl's Own Book was first published in Boston in 1834. Lydia Maria Child, the book's author spent the early part of her career writing guides for domestic and family life, including this book about nineteenth century childhood. The book was reprinted many times during the nineteenth century. It is packed full of games for girls (and boy's),crafts, indoor play and other fun activities. It wil provide hours of fun for your child! Faithfully reprinted from a copy in the coolection of Old Sturbridge Village by Applewood Books. Get your today!