Book/Printed Material A little pretty pocket-book : intended for the instruction and amusement of little Master Tommy, and pretty Miss Polly : with two letters from Jack the giant-killer, as also a ball and pincushion, the use of which will infallibly make Tommy a good boy, and Polly a good girl : to which is added, A little song-book, being a new attempt to teach children the use of the English alphabet, by way of diversion.

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Title
A little pretty pocket-book : intended for the instruction and amusement of little Master Tommy, and pretty Miss Polly : with two letters from Jack the giant-killer, as also a ball and pincushion, the use of which will infallibly make Tommy a good boy, and Polly a good girl : to which is added, A little song-book, being a new attempt to teach children the use of the English alphabet, by way of diversion.
Contributor Names
Thomas, Isaiah, 1749-1831, printer.
Created / Published
Printed at Worcester, Massachusetts : by Isaiah Thomas, and sold, wholesale and retail, at his bookstore, 1787.
Subject Headings
-  Readers (Primary)--Early works to 1800
-  Games--Early works to 1800
-  Etiquette for children and teenagers--Early works to 1800
-  United States--Massachusetts--Worcester
Genre
Juvenile literature--1787
Notes
-  A reprint of the London edition originally published by John Newbery in 1744.
-  Signatures: A⁸(-A1) B-G⁸ H⁸(-H8).
-  Bookseller's advertisements, p. [123]-[124].
-  Evans 20459
-  Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books, 120
-  Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 68-79
-  ESTC W13628
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
[7], 8-122, [2] p. (last leaf blank) : ill. (woodcuts) ; 11 cm. (24mo)
Call Number/Physical Location
PZ6 .L7375 1787
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/juv.05880
Library of Congress Control Number
22005880
Online Format
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Description
A reprint of the London edition originally published by John Newbery in 1744. Signatures: A⁸(-A1) B-G⁸ H⁸(-H8). Bookseller's advertisements, p. [123]-[124]. Evans 20459 Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books, 120 Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 68-79 ESTC W13628 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
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https://lccn.loc.gov/22005880
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Chicago citation style:

Thomas, Isaiah, Printer. A little pretty pocket-book: intended for the instruction and amusement of little Master Tommy, and pretty Miss Polly: with two letters from Jack the giant-killer, as also a ball and pincushion, the use of which will infallibly make Tommy a good boy, and Polly a good girl: to which is added, A little song-book, being a new attempt to teach children the use of the English alphabet, by way of diversion. Printed at Worcester, Massachusetts: by Isaiah Thomas, and sold, wholesale and retail, at his bookstore, 1787. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/22005880/.

APA citation style:

Thomas, I. (1787) A little pretty pocket-book: intended for the instruction and amusement of little Master Tommy, and pretty Miss Polly: with two letters from Jack the giant-killer, as also a ball and pincushion, the use of which will infallibly make Tommy a good boy, and Polly a good girl: to which is added, A little song-book, being a new attempt to teach children the use of the English alphabet, by way of diversion. Printed at Worcester, Massachusetts: by Isaiah Thomas, and sold, wholesale and retail, at his bookstore. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/22005880/.

MLA citation style:

Thomas, Isaiah, Printer. A little pretty pocket-book: intended for the instruction and amusement of little Master Tommy, and pretty Miss Polly: with two letters from Jack the giant-killer, as also a ball and pincushion, the use of which will infallibly make Tommy a good boy, and Polly a good girl: to which is added, A little song-book, being a new attempt to teach children the use of the English alphabet, by way of diversion. Printed at Worcester, Massachusetts: by Isaiah Thomas, and sold, wholesale and retail, at his bookstore, 1787. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/22005880/>.