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  • OUR LITTLE BOOK FOR LITTLE FOLKS. by Crosby, W. E. (arranged by.)
    Crosby, W. E. (arranged by.)

    Edition: Hardcover.

    New York: American Book Company, (1896.). Hardcover - A book designed to be used with the very youngest students - even those in kindergarten, according to the introduction. Includes both full-color full page illustrations of objects familiar to children and many smaller black and white illustrations. Much of the text is in cursive writing. Teacher's instructions at rear of book. 106 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in illustrated boards with a red cloth spine (boards are very rubbed, but the pictures of butterflies, dragonflies and flowers are still visible. Prev owner's name in pencil and dated 1917, contents overall quite clean. Uncommon and in reasonable condition for a children's primer.

    Book ID: 42534
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  • THE KINDNESS OF CHILDREN. by Paley, Vivian Gussin.
    Paley, Vivian Gussin.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, (1999) dj. Hardcover - "Visiting a London nursery school, Vivian Paley observes the schoolchildren's reception of another visitor, a handicapped boy named Teddy, who is strapped into a wheelchair, wearing a helmet, and barely able to speak. A predicament arises, and the children's response--simple and immediate--offers Paley the purest evidence of kindness she has ever seen. . . the book quietly brings together the moral life of the very young and the very old. Paley lets her listeners and storytellers take us down unexpected paths, where the meeting of story and real life make us wonder: Are children wiser about the nature of kindness than we think they are?" 139 pp. ISBN: 0-674503589.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 66805
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