PreS-Gr 1-These three books each include four stories, accompanied by bright illustrations done in watercolors, pastels, and ink. Each page has one short, simple sentence that directly correlates to the large, uncluttered picture. Worm cleverly turns a leaky ceiling into an advantage; turns himself into a circle, a square, and a triangle; experiences a variety of smells; and paints a picture. Silly Ruby, a sheep, plays in the wrong places, eats all of the grain, makes too much noise, and gets buried in a mound of apples. Dinah Dinosaur meets a scary monster, sits on a rock that isn't a rock, and gets muddy with a friend before going to bed. Repetition and endearing protagonists will make these titles appealing to the earliest readers. Tips to aid parents in helping their new readers are included.-Christina F. Renaud, Attleboro Public Library, MA Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.
Repetition and endearing protagonists will make these titles
appealing to the earliest readers. Tips to aid parents in helping
their new readers are included.
--School Library Journal
With thoughtfully produced readers designed for building
confidence in children just starting to read, this series offers an
intuitive text-illustration relationship that ensures the books
practically read themselves. The text is predictable and thus,
manageable, and the stories are short and exceptionally