Introducing King &amp;amp; Kayla!This fun, laugh-out-loud early chapter book series follows lovable dog King and his human girl Kayla as they solve mysteries. From the Geisel Honor Award-winning team of Dori Hillestad Butler and Nancy Meyers.”A perfect option for newly independent readers ready to start transitioning from easy readers to beginning chapter books. Transitional readers are always in demand, and this series is a worthy contribution to any collection serving brand-new readers.” ―School Library JournalKing and Kayla find a mysterious letter written in code with Kayla’s name on it. Kayla’s friend, Mason, received an almost identical letter. Can the two friends put their detective skills together to crack the code? King learns a big clue, but can he lead his human friends to it and help them break the secret code?With simple, straightforward language and great verbal and visual humor, the King &amp;amp; Kayla series from Geisel Honor Award-winning team Dori Hillestad Butler and Nancy Meyers is perfect for newly independent readers. Great for introducing mysteries and the important concepts of fact gathering, list making, clues, and analytical thinking.Series Activity Kit available!Awards: CCBC Choices (Books for Beginning Readers) / Cooperative Children’s Book CenterBest Children’s Books of the Year / Bank Street College of Education
Dori Hillestad Butler is the author of over fifty works of fiction and nonfiction for young readers. She has also published stories for children in magazines such as Highlights for Children, Cricket, Spider, Children’s Digest, and Child Life. Butler is the children’s book review columnist for the Cedar Rapids Gazette. She lives in Washington.
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