as stated on the first page:
here, for the first time, is a treasure trove of superb entertainment choosen especially for young readers from the stories and articles that have made The Readers Digest the world's most widely read and best loved magazine.
Especially for you, too, we have added games to play, puzzles to challenge you and your friends; and features on how to make all manner of things--- from boomerangs and bracelets to electromagnets and paper dragons. Never before, in one book, has so mush been included in such variety.
Readers Digest treasury for young readers is a new and exiting kind of anthology that will send your imagination roaming in the past and soring into the future, to the far corners of the world-- and even to the moon! Hundreds of colorful pictures bring to life the places you will visit and the interesting people you will meet. Dated 1961