| READING-LITERATURE: The Primer|
|by Harriette Taylor Treadwell|
|Introductory 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 nine of the best folk tales, true to the original, and yet written in such a simple style that children can quickly begin reading the real story. Includes The Little Red Hen, The Gingerbread Boy, The Old Woman and Her Pig, The Boy and the Goat, The Pancake, Chicken Little, Three Billy Goats Gruff, Little Tuppens, and Little Spider's First Web. Attractive black and white illustrations are appealing to children. Ages 5-8 |
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READING-LITERATURE THE PRIMER, adapted and graded by
Harriette Taylor Treadwell and Margaret Free,
illustrated by Frederik Richardson,
Evanston: Row, Peterson & Company, 1910.
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