Here's the Reader's Digest NEW Reading Skills Reader from 1966 with a spectacular future world painting by Fred Freeman (1906-1988). Looky them jet packs! Way cool!
Mr. Freeman was a veteran illustrator for many magazines and books. He may be best known for the 120 illustrations he drew for the book First Men to the Moon (1960), with text by Werner von Braun.
Below is a key to Fred Freeman's cover painting:
OK, you saw that there are references to some page numbers. Below is referenced When You Grow Up story, which is fun to read
And, if you don't look out, you may build some skills, mate!
Food is like candy! More jet packs! Clothes made of glass!
In the future, we will all wear what looks like velour jumpsuits with piping ala Lost in Space. And where's my personal robot? Can I have Andrea, from What Are Little Girls Made Of? Can I? Huh?
A labor-saving android from a 1966 episode of Star Trek. She's Shatnerlicious!
-- from my blog entry of July 12. 2006.