Minecraft: A Beginner's Guide by Harbor City Apps
Approx. 5,890 words.
Published on December 20, 2012.
A Beginner's Guide to Minecraft includes everything you need to get started and enjoy the game. It is a basic walkthrough (35 pages long) that goes through blocks, crafting, animals, building your first shelter, creating a mine, enemies, and surviving your first day. It is packed with pictures and screenshots and charts.