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Vintage Children's Book, 1956, About learning to read

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Item # 16-258

Vintage hard-cover children's book, written by Jerrold Beim and illustrated by Louis Darling. Published by William Morrow and Company of New York in 1956 in their Junior Book series.

Story about difficulties of a young boy learning to read and ending up illustrating the importance of reading by the young boy saving his brother by reading a warning sign that said "Thin Ice".

In good condition with some fading on the surface of the spine and some wear at top and bottom edges of the spine. There is what appears to be a small faded area on the front cover but it does not detract significantly from its condition. Typical slight yellowing of the pages as would be expected from a paper item more than 60 years old.

Would make a nice decorative item in a older childs room as it would be too fragile for handling by young hands.

Sizeis 8 3/8 inches tall by 6 3/4 inches wide by 3/8th inch thick.


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  • Vintage item from the 1950s
  • Materials: Paper, cardboard
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