Whitcombe and Tombs sold huge numbers of textbooks to New Zealand and Australian schools. Our nation's story was a history of Britain, not New Zealand, which formed the centre of the history curriculum in New Zealand primary schools from the mid-1920s until the 1940s. It told the story in a series of books aimed at Standards 3 to 6 (Years 5 to 8). The Readers series was an even more successful set of publications, beginning as The Pacific Readers and later supplemented by Live Readers and Progressive Readers.
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