A First[-fifth] Reader, Book 1

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Ginn & Company, 1888 - Readers

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Page 35 - Pussy cat, pussy cat. Where have you been? I've been to London To look at the queen. Pussy cat, pussy cat. What did you there? I frightened a little mouse Under her chair.
Page 86 - Come, little leaves," said the wind one day, "Come o'er the meadows with me and play, Put on your dresses of red and gold; Summer is gone and the days grow cold." Soon as the leaves heard the wind's loud call, Down they came fluttering, one and all ; Over the brown fields they danced and flew, Singing the soft little songs they knew.
Page 85 - What does little birdie say In her nest at peep of day ? Let me fly, says little birdie, Mother, let me fly away. Birdie, rest a little longer, Till the little wings are stronger. So she rests a little longer, Then she flies away. What does little baby say, In her bed at peep of day 1 Baby says, like little birdie, Let me rise and fly away.
Page 31 - Catch me if you can." Little Robin Redbreast jumped upon a wall, Pussy-cat jumped after him, and almost got a fall; Little Robin chirped and sang, and what did pussy say?
Page 22 - She sings (3) as she comes with her pretty wares laden, "Who will buy (4) of my wares, who will buy now a broom? A large (5) one for the lady and a small one for the baby. Come buy, (6) ye pretty lady, come buy ye a broom.
Page 79 - Have you come to the party?" asked Bessie. "I do not know what a party is,
Page 48 - Cut pictures to show animals you have seen in a circus parade. Look at this picture. See how it shows that the little girl is jumping. Who can jump the rope without tripping ? Alice may try it. Draw or paint the picture these verses make you see : " Over your head, and under your toes, That is the way the merry rope goes. Up with this foot, down with that, Happy heart, go pit-a-pat.

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