Item #22492 Some are Small, a First Reading Book. Edward W. Dolch, Marguerite P.
/Larry Kettelkamp, illustrator.

Some are Small, a First Reading Book.

Champaign, Illinois: The Gerrard Press (1959), second series of 5 books listed on rear flap as well as first series of 5 in small print; ochre and powder blue (who chose these Dolch colours?) heavy cloth boards with children and caged squirrels;; a full illustration in rust, turquoise and black line introduces each story, animal pictures in text; in tan jacket with small animals around a tree; 8vo; 62 pp. Juvenile hardback.

Stories of small wild North American animals who become tamed and live with people. Using about 95 commonest nouns and 110 of the beginning Dolch sight words, and adding about one word per page, these books enable beginners to read real text in paragraphs, without relying on the illustrations.

CONDITION: Very Good Plus in Very Good jacket; two neat small owner names feps, very clean, tight, and straight, slight rubs to spine ends; in jacket with rubs to corner tips, 1/4" chips and 1" crease tear to spine ends, spot on front; unclipped 2.00. Item #22492

Price: $18.00

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