Champaign, Illinois: The Gerrard Press (1958), first series of 5 books listed on rear flap no mention of second (1959), turquoise, chartreuse, and brown heavy cloth boards with Tommy running along with his dog near Bert's gas station; a full illustra. Juvenile hardback.
Little adventures with Tommy and his pets illustrated with a more cheerful caste of Dolch's orange and blue palette. 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 in Good Plus jacket: two neat small owner names feps, very clean, tight, and straight, slight bumps to spine ends, margin soil one spread; in jacket with rubs to corner tips and edges, heavy rubs to spine and 3/8" rubs to spine ends; unclipped 2.00. Item #22493