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Ant and Bee (Book 1) & Around the World with Ant and Bee (Book 5)

£29.99

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Ant and Bee: An Alphabetical Story for Tiny Tots, otherwise known as Ant and Bee and the ABC, was the first in what would become a long and successful series of books of early readers printed originally in 1960. The Ant and Bee series are small-format hardback books all written by Angela Banner (1923-2014), after she decides to write a book in order to teach her son how to read. The series was illustrated by Bryan Ward.
The later Around the World with Ant and Bee was reprinted in 1970 by Kaye & Ward Ltd, UK. Book 5 in the Ant and Bee series, it tells of the two friends travels around the world looking for Bee's lost umbrella and was written as an aid to teach younger children about the geography of the world.

The boards of both books have some wear especially to their edges, as well as significant shelf wear and use to the boards. These illustrated boards sadly are both without their dust jackets. Book 1's pages are also pretty clean, just a few finger marks and creases but this copy does not have any pen marks or annotations and with a sound binding. First edition, twelfth printing. Book 5's internal condition is not as good with pen marks to the page edges, first free end paper and on the title page. Similarly the binding is not a firm as Book 1. However they are still collectable and interesting vintage Children's literature pieces.

Item details

Author(s):
Banner, A.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
10 x 12 x 1 cm (x2)
Edition:
1969 / 1970
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Kaye & Ward Ltd / Edmund Ward (Publishers) Ltd
Title:
Ant and Bee (Book 1) / Around the World with Ant and Bee

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Ant and Bee: An Alphabetical Story for Tiny Tots, otherwise known as Ant and Bee and the ABC, was the first in what would become a long and successful series of books of early readers printed originally in 1960. The Ant and Bee series are small-format hardback books all written by Angela Banner (1923-2014), after she decides to write a book in order to teach her son how to read. The series was illustrated by Bryan Ward.
The later Around the World with Ant and Bee was reprinted in 1970 by Kaye & Ward Ltd, UK. Book 5 in the Ant and Bee series, it tells of the two friends travels around the world looking for Bee's lost umbrella and was written as an aid to teach younger children about the geography of the world.

The boards of both books have some wear especially to their edges, as well as significant shelf wear and use to the boards. These illustrated boards sadly are both without their dust jackets. Book 1's pages are also pretty clean, just a few finger marks and creases but this copy does not have any pen marks or annotations and with a sound binding. First edition, twelfth printing. Book 5's internal condition is not as good with pen marks to the page edges, first free end paper and on the title page. Similarly the binding is not a firm as Book 1. However they are still collectable and interesting vintage Children's literature pieces.

Author(s):
Banner, A.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
10 x 12 x 1 cm (x2)
Edition:
1969 / 1970
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Kaye & Ward Ltd / Edmund Ward (Publishers) Ltd
Title:
Ant and Bee (Book 1) / Around the World with Ant and Bee

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