The Hole Book: Teaching Kids Gun Safety In 1908

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The Hole Book was written and illustrated by Peter Newell in 1908. The delightful books teaches children the consequences of mishandling firearms. It is notable for being the first book to use a hole punched through the pages as a storytelling gimmick. The book is now in the public domain can be downloaded from Archive.org here.

I have embedded the book below for your enjoyment (and education) …

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