Champaign, Illinois: The Gerrard Press (1958), first series of 5 books listed on rear flap no mention of second (1959), red orange and dull cream heavy cloth boards with a police dog head, a full illustration in turquoise and orange introduces each s. Juvenile hardback.
Eight short interesting true stories that show the intelligence and caring of dogs. 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 push to bottom spine; in jacket with rubs to corner tips and spine, especially spine bottom; unclipped 2.00. Item #22495