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READING-LITERATURE: First Reader by  Harriette Taylor Treadwell and Margaret Free

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READING-LITERATURE: First Reader
by Harriette Taylor Treadwell
Second volume in the series of Reading-Literature readers, whose purpose is to train children in reading and appreciating literature through the reading of literature. Contains thirteen of the best folk tales, of gradually increasing difficulty, and 33 of the best rhymes and jingles suitable for young children. Includes The Three Little Pigs, The Cat and the Mouse, The Bremen Band, The Straw Ox, The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse, Little Two Eyes, Little Half Chick, The Fisherman and His Wife, The Sheep and the Pig and others. Attractive black and white illustrations are appealing to children.  Ages 6-8
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