Enjoying Reading is a British reading primer from 1966 that had a decidedly dark view of the reading experience. Check out this book cover.
Inside are some visual vocabulary builders.
The sentence describing #6: "This is a tramp." Despite appearances, the guy in #2 is not a grave-digger, he is merely, "making a trench." And what's going on in #8? Why, she's "making the donkey trot."
More dark lessons in life. There has been a car crash. There is a crack in the cup. He eats a crust. The apples are crushed. It's like a bunch of clues in "Veronica Mars" as directed by David Lynch. I liked Veronica Mars--she was saucy.
I don't know what's going on here but that clown is really demented (or "funny" as described in the book) and the puppy is not rabid, only happy. Enjoyable!