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TitleThe Infant Reader : short stories in simple words
Alternative TitleRoyal Infant Reader Illustrated
PublisherThomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.
Place of PublicationLondon; Toronto
DescriptionReader consisting of simple stories and rhymes, illustrated for beginning readers. The lessons are intended to provide material for systematic drills on vowel sounds and consonant combinations. A script lesson and addition/subtraction tables are included. This reader was used in the schools of Newfoundland and Labrador from the 1870's well into the 20th century.
SubjectReaders (Elementary)
Children's stories
Children's poetry
Series TitleRoyal School Series
Physical Description63 p. : ill.
NotesThe Royal School Series, produced in Britain, were used in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador from the 1870s until well into the 20th century. The series consists of eight books, in order: The Infant Reader, The Royal School Primer, and six numbers of The Royal Readers. Together they covered the subjects reading and spelling from the commencement of schooling to final matriculation. The texts went through many printings, making publication dates particularly difficult to determine.
Resource TypeBook
FormatImage/jpeg; Application/pdf
Record NumberCMC-B0001
CollectionCurriculum Materials Centre - Digitized Books
RepositoryMemorial University of Newfoundland. Curriculum Materials Centre
SourcePrint text held in the Curriculum Materials Centre.
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CONTENTdm file name1764.cpd