PLAYMATES. Victoria Education Department.


The Victorian Readers First Book. Illustrations by Marjorie Howden. Pp. 72, illustrated in colour and black & white (some full page); pictorial card wrappers, stapled, upper wrapper a trifle sprung, backstrip reinforced with clear tape, the lower wrapper also slightly marked near fore-edge; central hinge reinforced with tape, edges of leaves a trifle foxed; Education Department, Victoria, Melbourne, 1952. First edition. *The second John and Betty book. Following John and Betty: The Earliest Reader for the Little Ones (for Prep classes), Playmates was for Grade 1 students. New characters were introduced, including John and Betty's baby brother, and their friends Ann and Peter. Item #155200

Price: $25.00