Title: Shishu [The Child]
Editor (s): Barodakanta Majumdar
Publisher: Bhattacharya & Sons
Printer: Not mentioned
First issue: April-May 1913
Price: Annual subscription - 1rupee 50 paisa
About: This illustrated juvenile periodical presented a colourful combination of mythological tales, lighthearted poems, amusing stories, articles on general science and pieces on the British monarchs. Some of the authors writing for Shishu were Yogindranath Sarkar, Kartikchandra Dasgupta, Shibratan Mitra, Hariprasanna Dasgupta and Dakshinaranjan Mitra Majumdar.
Illustrations: Illustrated with blocks as well as photographs and line drawings in half-tone prints. The periodical claimed to print coloured pictures on every page for children. Most of the full page illustrations were engraved and printed by K.V. Seyne & Bros.
[Unfortunately the periodical has been digitised for the Bengali Periodicals and Newspapers Archive at the CSSS with balck and white impressions]
Genre: Periodical, Monthly
Source: The Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Kolkata
1. Title Page
2. Page 132