The following is an image of Beginner Book dust jacket 'R', which can be found on the first editions of the following books:
Take care in distinguishing the first edition dust jacket from the 1969 version of the DJ, which while looking very similar, changed the 'recent titles' listing (see below).
The above DJ was used through the end of 1968. Note the "Among recent Beginner Book titles" starts with The Bear Scouts.
In 1969, starting with Beginner Book #54, the DJ was changed to the following, with the "Among recent Beginner Book titles" starting with "My Book About Me".
Click here to see the summary table of all Beginner Book back dust jackets.
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