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F.D. Beattys

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F.D. Beattys
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Dec 31, 1908
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Foreign Language Study / English as a Second Language
Juvenile Nonfiction / Readers / Beginner
Juvenile Nonfiction / Readers / Intermediate
Language Arts & Disciplines / General
Language Arts & Disciplines / Readers
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Designed for maximum reading comprehension in both languages. 

This bilingual level 1 easy reader book is designed to introduce children to a second language without friction or frustration. 

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The pace and length of this book is perfect for preschool and kindergarten kids, as well as any child getting started in a new language.


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Spanish Español 
¡Buenos días! - Good Morning! (99¢) 
Jugando Juntos - Playing Together (99¢) 
El Recreo - Recess (99¢) 
La Hora del Bocadillo - Snack Time ($2.99) 
Ricardo Juega al Hockey - Richard Plays Hockey ($2.99) 
No Más Galletas para Papá Noel - No More Cookies for Santa (99¢) 
Bilingual Readers™ Volume 1 (Spanish Edition) $7.99 get all 6 stories and a free audiobook. 

French Français 
Bonjour - Good Morning! (99¢) 
Jouer Ensemble - Playing Together (99¢) 
La Récréation - Recess (99¢) 
L'heure du Goûter - Snack Time ($2.99) 
Richard Joue au Hockey - Richard Plays Hockey ($2.99) 
Plus de Biscuits pour le Père Noël - No More Cookies for Santa (99¢) 
Bilingual Readers™ Volume 1 (French Edition) $7.99 get all 6 stories.

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