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Vendor: John Wiley & Sons
Publication Date: 1997
Dimensions: 7 1/2 X 5 1/4 (inches)
Availability: In Stock
Series: McGuffey's Readers
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Q: Does the Parent-Teacher Guide CBD #668970 work with this set?
No, the Parent-Teacher Guide is designed to be used with the original readers. These books are revised so some of the readings will differ from those referred to in the guide.
Q: What are the titles included in this set? And what is the original copyright of this set?
This set includes the Primer and Readers 1 through 6. The original copyright date is 1879, with the most recent revision in 1920.
Q: Which Primer is included in this series? Is the first lesson in the primer about a cat and a rat? There were two different primers and I'm looking for a specific one. Thanks!
This is the 1909 revised edition. Lessons one and two are about a cat and a rat.