These books fill a very real need. Character -- building material, based on actual small child interests, and with enough story and picture and content material to hold the interest of the beginner reader. For the boy who plays soldier: Flag To The Front; for the boy who plays cowboy. Eagle Ranch; for the boy who wants to run a train, Signals; for the boy and girl who play Indians, Spotted Deer's Party; for the boy who wants to be a policeman, or for children afraid of policeman, Just Tom; for the children who play fire, Engine Company No. 25. Good school material or public library shelf material.