Happiness is a day in the park for a pack of joyful pups, in this Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor-winning Level D early reader.
See me run. A happy, fuzzy gold mutt is running through the park when he finds some friends. So he joins the crowd, and together they run, chase, and play in the mud. Then they begin to dig– and find the mother lode, a huge pile of bones.
But when the bones magically arrange themselves into a dinosaur– who isn’t very happy to be woken up– the dogs have to run again!
Energetic, cartoon-style illustrations of this pack of mischievous dogs accompany the simple text, adding plenty of visual humor and detail to delighjt young readers. Filled with personality and fun, this pack of pups is bound for adventure!
The award-winning I Like to Read® series focuses on guided reading levels A through G, based upon Fountas and Pinnell standards. Acclaimed author-illustrators–including winners of Caldecott, Theodor Seuss Geisel, and Coretta Scott King honors–create original, high quality illustrations that support comprehension of simple text and are fun for kids to read with parents, teachers, or on their own!
Suitable for late kindergarten readers, Level D books use a wider vocabulary and more complex plots with multiple scenes. They feature longer sentences and greater variety in sentence structure than the prior levels. Move onto Level E books next!
Paul Meisel, who holds a master’s degree in graphic design from Yale University, has illustrated many books for children, some of which he also wrote. Two of his I Like to Read(R) books, <i>See Me Run</i> and <i>I See a Cat</i>, are Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Honor books. His Nature Diary series began with <i>My Awesome Summer by P. Mantis</i>, a finalist for the AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books and a Virginia Reader’s Choice. <i>The Schmutzy Family</i>, written by Marilyn Rosenberg and illustrated by Paul Meisel, was a National Jewish Book Award Finalist. Paul lives in Connecticut.
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