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READING-LITERATURE: The Primer by  Harriette Taylor Treadwell and Margaret Free

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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
112 pages $8.95   

 

 
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The little red hen found a seed.

It was a little seed.


The little red hen found a seed.

It was a wheat seed.


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The little red hen found a seed.

It was a wheat seed.


The little red hen said,
"Who will plant the seed?"


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The little red hen said,
"Who will plant the seed?"


The pig said, "Not I."

The cat said, "Not I."

The dog said, "Not I."


The little red hen said, "I will."


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The little red hen said,
"Who will cut the wheat?"


The pig said, "Not I."

The cat said, "Not I."

The dog said, "Not I."


The little red hen said,
"I will then."

And she did.


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The little red hen said,
"Who will thresh the wheat?"


The pig said, "Not I."

The cat said, "Not I."

The dog said, "Not I."


The little red hen said,
"I will then."

And she did.


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The little red hen said,
"Who will grind the wheat?"


The pig said, "Not I."

The cat said, "Not I."

The dog said, "Not I."


The little red hen said,
"I will then."

And she did.


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The little red hen said,
"Who will make the bread?"


The pig said, "Not I."

The cat said, "Not I."

The dog said, "Not I."


The little red hen said,
"I will then."

And she did.


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The little red hen said,
"Who will eat the bread?"


The pig said, "I will."

The cat said, "I will."

The dog said, "I will."


The little red hen said,
"You shall not eat the bread.
I will eat it."

And she did.


The little red hen found a seed.

It was a wheat seed.


She said,
"Who will plant the wheat?
Who will cut the wheat?
Who will thresh the wheat?
Who will grind the wheat?
Who will make the bread?"


The pig said, "I will not."

The cat said, "I will not."

The dog said, "I will not."


The little red hen said,
"Then you shall not eat the bread."





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