Children’s 1930’s Katoomba Souvenir Book Reprinted

“The Children’s Alphabet Book of Katoomba, Queen City of The Hills”

This small book has a letter of the alphabet on each page, followed by a clever verse and then an advertisement for a Katoomba business.

“K” Stands for Knowledge, At Katoomba you’ll find Mountains of Mystery To expand the young mind.

“M” Stands for Mountains Rising up to the sky; Near Heaven, at Katoomba For a good girl or boy.

The businesses named on the bottom of the 16 pages include:

Beale’s, Beszant’s, Collyer’s, Harold Loyyd, Avard Bros, Dave Brown &Son, Bennett’s, Paris Cafe, Lamont’s, The Niagara, The Paragon, J.Cullen’s, Fred Juergen’s, Soper Bros and more! (See image at bottom of page)

This publication is a quality facsimile of the original, very rare book we hold at Blue Mountains Historical Society. It is on card stock, measures 100mm X 170mm and the colours are true.

It is now available for purchase at Blue Mountains Historical Society on Tuesdays and Friday from 10am to 2pm. Cost: $15 each.

We can of course post the book to you: Book $15 each & postage $10.

Please telephone or email with any enquiry: 02 4757 3824 –

Payment may be made by Electronic Funds Transfer to:

BMHS Inc.; Westpac Leura; BSB 032 826; A/c no. 170205; Ref= Your surname.