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McGuffey Series (McGuffeys Eclectic Readers Series) (McGuffey's Primer)
These phenomenally successful readers feature literary selections that are suited to the age level and interests of students. Faithfully reproduced to the last detail, this delightful journey through legendary America is now available in an attractive boxed edition. 7 volumes. Now available.
Paperback, 1200 pages
Published by Fairfax Christian Bookstore
(first published 1836)
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My great-grandmother bought these four me when I was really young. She sat with me, and I learned to read with these books (and many, many others). I still like remembering how it was increasingly difficult within each book as well as moving on to the next book. My children now are still interested in the books, they are fascinated by the fact mom learned to read from them.
Sep 08, 2014 Jorgina rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
Read numerous times through the different ages of my last three children. 1997-2010. Wonderful stories, long forgotten poetry, both of which have beautiful prose and reaffirming life lessons.
William Holmes McGuffey (September 23, 1800 – May 4, 1873) was an American professor and college president who is best known for writing the McGuffey Readers, one of the nation's first and most widely used series of textbooks. It is estimated that at least 122 million copies of McGuffey Readers were sold between 1836 and 1960, placing its sales in a category with the Bible and Webster's Dictionary ...moreMore about William Holmes McGuffey...
Other Books in the Series
McGuffey's Primer (7 books)