Size: 5-1/2 in x 7-1/2 in
Country of Origin: United States
Publisher: Scott, Foresman and Co.
Author: William H. Elson and Lura Runkel
Child-Library Readers; Primer 1923
by William H. Elson and Lura Runkel
Illustrated by L. Kate Deal
Published by Scott, Foresman and Co., 1923.
The subjects in this reader include Folk Tales, Animals and Birds, Festivals, and Boys and Girls. Authors include: Felicite Le Fevre, Frances Weld Danielson, Mother Goose, F. C. Woodward -- adapted; Carolyn S. Bailey, Emily Mead, C. S. Lee, Edna V. Riddleberger, J. Berg Esenwein, Maud Lindsay, Laura Rountree-Smith, Helen D. Denbigh, and Alice White.
The Child-Library Primer is the initial book of the extension series planned to follow The Elson Primer. The stories have been chosen for their child interest and wholesome ethical content. Strong provision is made for Silent Reading.
Hard green cloth boards, 5-1/2 in x 7-1/2 in, 144 pages.
Cover has worn corners and spine ends, and rubbing along edges of cover. School stamp inside front and back covers. Some small tears at bottom edges near spine, Purple ink spot on page 32, and some smudges. Binding has loosened along lower half.
Under 2 lb