With only a few words per page and illustrations that help explain the text, this Level 1 reader reinforces skills in phonics, sight-word recognition, reading comprehension, and facility with language. Perfect for children who are just beginning to read on their own.
About the Author:
"I was not good at sports and my high school shop teacher, after a few days of class, took my tools away, telling me 'Here's a pad of paper instead. You seem to like to draw: stick to that,'" Norman Bridwell remembers. Bridwell had a difficult time getting publishers to accept his work—until he began writing stories about a young girl and her oversized pet. The rest is history.