Item #22496 Monkey Friends, a First Reading Book. Edward W. Dolch, Marguerite P.
/Charles Forsythe, illustrator.

Monkey Friends, a First Reading Book.

Champaign, Illinois: The Gerrard Press (1958), first series of 5 books listed on rear flap no mention of second (1959), sepia and dull cream heavy cloth boards with chatting monkeys, a full illustration in brown with yellow highlights introduces each story; in jacket with monkeys exchanging flowers in the jungle; 8vo; 63 pp. Juvenile hardback.

Stories showing monkeys as good pets. 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 push to spine ends; in jacket with rubs to corner tips and edges, heavy rubs to spine and 1/4" rubs to spine ends, spots on back margin; unclipped 2.00. Item #22496

Price: $16.00

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