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Image of [Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

[Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

Book Illustration for "Little Oscar's First Raid" by Lydia Mead, drawings by Oscar Fabres. 1942, New York: Dodd Mead & Co.,p.7 The AIR RAID SIGNAL looks and sounds like this: short, 5-second blasts for 2 minutes! or an up an down sound - up an down like this: for 2 minutes. The All Clear Signal sounds straight, stong and definite like this: one long blast for 2 minutes!

Image of [Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

[Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

Book Illustration for "Little Oscar's First Raid" by Lydia Mead, drawings by Oscar Fabres. 1942, New York: Dodd Mead & Co.,p.8 For years now no one was home of an evening but Grandma

Image of [Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

[Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

Book Illustration for "Little Oscar's First Raid" by Lydia Mead, drawings by Oscar Fabres. 1942, New York: Dodd Mead & Co.,p.9 But, along came WAR. Now more people, the wise people, STAY HOME. And, strange as it may seem, they're getting a kick out of knowing their families better. Poor Little Oscar, he has no family. He's alsways visiting. Butyou never can tell, he's a sort of crazy about Littl Lil - and sort of lonesome. SO...we'll see what we shall see!

Image of [Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

[Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

Book Illustration for "Little Oscar's First Raid" by Lydia Mead, drawings by Oscar Fabres. 1942, New York: Dodd Mead & Co.,p 10 The middle part of the building. Inside Halls. Basement IF approved by Air Raid Warden.

Image of [Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

[Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

Book Illustration for "Little Oscar's First Raid" by Lydia Mead, drawings by Oscar Fabres. 1942, New York: Dodd Mead & Co.,p.11 SAFETY SPOT FOR HOUSE. Pick a central comfortable place with fewest windows.

Image of [Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

[Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

Book Illustration for "Little Oscar's First Raid" by Lydia Mead, drawings by Oscar Fabres. 1942, New York: Dodd Mead & Co., p.12 Two panels. Bad Cellars. Good Cellars. Which do you have? Ask your Air Raid Warden to check 2 Exits necessary!

Image of [Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

[Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

Alternate illlustration for page 12: Book Illustration for "Little Oscar's First Raid" by Lydia Mead, drawings by Oscar Fabres.1942, New York: Dodd Mead & Co. Not Used in publication. Two panels.

Image of [Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

[Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

Book Illustration for "Little Oscar's First Raid" by Lydia Mead, drawings by Oscar Fabres. 1942, New York: Dodd Mead & Co.,p.13 ATTICS...Nix Attics should be as unpoplular these days as skunks, mumps, or smallpox. An atttic can't even keep out a mouse, to say nothing of a plunging fiery bomb. Step on it, Little Oscar! Stop star-gazing and Clean Out all this junk.

Image of [Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

[Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

Book Illustration for "Little Oscar's First Raid" by Lydia Mead, drawings by Oscar Fabres. 1942, New York: Dodd Mead & Co.,p.14 LOOK OVER THE JUNK Save anything that would be good for Blackout material. Rummage around until you find some "good goods" to make into A semi-gasproof outfit: Old raincoats A rubber sheet Old oilcloth (not too tired looking) Galoshes Rubber gloves Bathing caps Rubber boots Goggles Take the rest-the useless junk-out and make a great, big bonfire.

Image of [Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

[Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

Book Illustration for "Little Oscar's First Raid" by Lydia Mead, drawings by Oscar Fabres. 1942, New York: Dodd Mead & Co.,p.15 BACK TO THE ATTIC All the family pitch in. Make this danger spot as safe as you can. Whitewash the roof and walls. Have inspector check floor of attic to see how much weight it can stand! You don't want it to come down on your head! Fasten building paper over whole floor to cover cracks. Put about 2 inches of sand over whole area. If you have a hose with a spray end, have buckets of sand and water handy to attic at all times!

Image of [Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

[Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

Two panels. Book Illustration for "Little Oscar's First Raid" by Lydia Mead, drawings by Oscar Fabres.1942, New York: Dodd Mead & Co. Not Used in publication.

Image of [Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

[Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

Book Illustration for "Little Oscar's First Raid" by Lydia Mead, drawings by Oscar Fabres. 1942, New York: Dodd Mead & Co.,p.16 What does Rattle, Rattle, Rattle mean? It means your Air Raid Warden is rattling a rattle to warn you there's gas about. To sew a fine seam is as easy as can be for Little Oscar. So he used what he had and made himself a suit to protect himself against The Stuff! A piece of oilcloth over face A bathing cap Goggles Tight at throat Tie at wrist An old raincoat re-made Rubber boots He made it all himself! He's practically Gas-Proof! Put on your suit…and later, when you take it off, don't touch it With bare hands. Treat it just as you would poison ivy

Image of [Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

[Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

Book Illustration for "Little Oscar's First Raid" by Lydia Mead, drawings by Oscar Fabres. 1942, New York: Dodd Mead & Co.,p.17 HITS THE BULL'S-EYE! Of all things stick your head in, Little Oscar. Blackout that window. It doesn't pay to be curious. You don't have to watch the enemy. Your Air Raid Warden will do that for you.

Image of [Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

[Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

Book Illustration for "Little Oscar's First Raid" by Lydia Mead, drawings by Oscar Fabres. 1942, New York: Dodd Mead & Co.,p.18 Three panels. Do you want to guide the enemy right to your door…or window? Don't be caught short like Little Oscar! He found all that stuff for Blackout material in the attic - then forgot to put it up!

Image of [Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

[Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

Book Illustration for "Little Oscar's First Raid" by Lydia Mead, drawings by Oscar Fabres. 1942, New York: Dodd Mead & Co.,p.19 Three panels. Today's the day for Window Dressing. Old Material Draperies Carpet Blankets Paper Cardboard Cloth Paint only if Air Raid Warden insists. If you can see Daylight from the inside… It's a cinch you can see light from the outside.

Image of [Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

[Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

Book Illustration for "Little Oscar's First Raid" by Lydia Mead, drawings by Oscar Fabres. 1942, New York: Dodd Mead & Co.,p.20 Bombing is tough on windows - glass splinters are tough on us. Help keep the windows whole during a raid by opening them IF you are sure that They will be absolutely blacked out when open. Watch it so that Blackout material cannot blow away from the windows. BUT have warm clothing hand, so you won't freeze in the process!

Image of [Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

[Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

Book Illustration for "Little Oscar's First Raid" by Lydia Mead, drawings by Oscar Fabres. 1942, New York: Dodd Mead & Co.,p.21 Will you be as good to your Pets as Little Oscar? He's practically an Animal Trainer. He keeps his pets on leash. He has lots of drinking water near. If they get too excited or frightened, he gives them aspirin or sodium bromide. Doses: Pekingese ½ gr. Small Dog 2 gr. Medium dog 5 gr. Largest dog 10 gr. Cats 1 and 2 gr. If an animal is suffering badly, handle with gloves. Wrap him in a blanket if you can't manage him. Treat mild burns with cold tea. Treat bad burns with tannic acid jelly.

Image of [Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

[Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

Book Illustration for "Little Oscar's First Raid" by Lydia Mead, drawings by Oscar Fabres. 1942, New York: Dodd Mead & Co.,p.22 Three panels. Will you forget? To fill pails and kettles with water when the Air Raid Signal sounds? Little Oscar did - and had a pretty hot, thirsty, dirty time of it.

Image of [Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

[Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

Book Illustration for "Little Oscar's First Raid" by Lydia Mead, drawings by Oscar Fabres. 1942, New York: Dodd Mead & Co.,p.23 Three panels. Next time he had water. Enough to put out a small PLAIN FIRE. He didn't have to bother anyone. Fill containers with water UNLESS Local Authorities say "No".

Image of [Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

[Little Oscar's First Raid, illustration] - Fabres, Oscar, 1894-1960

Book Illustration for "Little Oscar's First Raid" by Lydia Mead, drawings by Oscar Fabres. 1942, New York: Dodd Mead & Co.,p.6 Little Oscar does WRONG. Little Oscar does RIGHT. BUT FINALLY Little Oscar LEARNS! You can learn too - Certainly you are smarter than Little Oscar!