Big appeal to the young imagination

Alice Marietta Williams, Children’s choices in science books : a study to discover some elements of a book in the field of science that appeal to children, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1939, p.148.

One reviewer of Fabre’s Insect Adventurs says, « The book makes a big appeal to the young imagination in such expressions as the caddis worm’ pirates, the insect submarines, and the spider’s telegraph wires »