1969, British hardcover, Ernest Benn, London, U.K., a beautifully illustrated children's story. Uses a vocabulary of 61 total words, part of the First Steps in Reading program. All of the words are presented phonetically and cleverly, making it easy for little ones to read the impressive story of a bear, a ball, and a sweet dog.
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June 1969 : UK Hardback
June 1969 : UK Paperback