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ENGLISH READING BOOKS."
Series of English Readers, designed to fol
low the “Step by Step” books already published in “Nelsons' School Series.”
The object aimed at is, to provide a set of books adapted to all classes of schools, and fitted to teach not only the art of reading, but to train the pupil to the love of reading. With this in view the pieces selected for the present volume are such as cannot fail to attract and interest the young reader. They are chiefly of a lively and entertaining kind, as being best fitted to train the pupil to a lively and spirited style of reading
“The Progressive Reading Books" will be of a strictly progressive character in style and subject.
In the Second Book of the Series (The Junior Reader, No. II.), which will be issued early in February, the pieces will be varied by “Stories from History," “ Instructive Lessons,"
Lessons," " Lessons from Piography,” &c.
THE PROGRESSIVE ENGLISH READING BOOKS."
The Third of the Series will form a “ Reading Book for Senior Classes.” This volume, formerly advertised as No. 7 of Nelsons' School Series, will be arranged on the plan of a Voyage round the World. It will consist of pictures of travel and adventure, stories of history, with descriptions of the people, and the productions of the principal countries of the world, &c.
The attention of Teachers is invited to the following works recently published in NELSONS' SCHOOL SERIES :
A HISTORY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE.
See Advertisement at the end of this volume.