Thursday, January 1, 2009

Benefic Press Series: Tom Logan, Cowboys, World of Adventure, Checkered Flag, Jim Forest

I never collected these Benefic Press series but I have run across a few in my book selling days. My girls weren't as interested in these as Cowboy Sam or Dan Frontier.

The Tom Logan Series, by Edna Walker Chandler, illustrated by Jack Merryweather. Size: 6 1/2" x 8 3/4".
Pony Rider
Cattle Drive
Secret Tunnel, c1967, RL 1
Gold Nugget, c1967, RL 2
Stagecoach Driver (listed as Stage Whip in some books), c1968, RL 3
Cowboys of Many Races Series, by Donald Russell, illustrated by Max Ranft. These have activities in the back for the kids to do after they read.

Cowboy Without A Horse
Cowboy On The Mountain
Adam Bradford, Cowboy
Cowboy On The Trail
Cowboy Soldier
World of Adventure Series, by Henry Bamman and Robert Whitehead, illustrations by William Lackey. The adventures of two teenaged boys, Mark and Rich.:

The Lost Uranium Mine
Flight to the South Pole
Hunting Grizzly Bears, c1963, RL 3
Fire on the Mountain
City Beaneath the Sea, c1964, RL 4
The Search for PiranhaSacred Well of Sacrifice
Viking Treasure
The Checkered Flag Series, also by Henry Bamman and Robert Whitehead, published by Field Educational Publications, Inc. These books are approximately 6"x8" and the print is a little smaller.

Wheels
Riddler
Bearcat, c1967
Smashup
Scramble
Flea
Grand Prix 500
The Jim Forest Readers, by John and Nancy Rambeau, published by Harr Wagner Publishing Company, San Francisco. I have only seen them in the hardback style shown. Size: 6" x 8 1/4".
Jim Forest and Ranger Don, c1959, Primer
Jim Forest and Bandits, illustrations by Viola French, c1959, RL 1
Jim Forest and the Mystery Hunter
Jim Forest and Dead Man's Peak, illustrations by Viola French, c1959, RL 2
Jim Forest and the Flood, illustrations by Joseph Maniscalco, c1959, RL 3
Jim Forest and Lone Wolf Gulch, illustrations by Joseph Maniscalco, c1959, RL 3
Jim Forest and the Plane Crash, c1967
Jim Forest and the Ghost Town, c1967
Jim Forest and Woodman's Ridge, c1967
Jim Forest and the Trapper
Jim Forest and Lightening, RL 1
Jim Forest and the Phantom Crater
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