So someone had the winning idea to use some peppy anthropomorphism for some of the illustrations, instantly transforming a stodgy tome into a sprightlier one. Because everything's better when it has a face!
Judge for yourself...
Other posts featuring anthropomorphism
- 1960s Russian С Новым годом postcard ("Happy New Year!")
- Slightly creepy vintage Valentine's Day postcard
- Potentially unnecessary bonus image of a blender with a face
- Peachy little corned beef loaves and healthful cheese dishes