|Cover: September 1941
But after World War II started, paper was in short supply and war economy standards were imposed on printed matter. The Girl’s Own Paper became a much smaller monthly and the annual was no long published. The last annual was Volume 62, printed covering October 1940 to September 1941
I have a small collection of Girl’s Own Annuals, that only consists of the last 6 years they were published. I was looking through Volume 62 the other day, when I got to the last page of this last volume and I found this bit of sage advice on the care of books, which I now share with you:
A much more complete history of The Girl’s Own Paper can be found here.