Thursday, October 10, 2013

A Monster is Coming! (Step into Reading) by David L. Harrison, Illustrated by Hans Wilhelm

images“Beginning readers who crave suspense will be drawn to this gentle spin on the ‘Chicken Little’ motif.”—Kirkus Reviews

When Inchworm misunderstands a conversation between Mama Bug and her baby, he warns Toad who tells Rabbit. Rabbit tips off Mouse who alerts Fox. Before long they’ve concocted a monster of a rumor that is flat-out funny! This Step 2 story has basic vocabulary and short sentences. It is perfect for emergent readers.
One teacher wrote: “I wanted to buy a book for a kindergarten child who is learning to read and found David L. Harrison’s Step-Into-Reading book, A Monster Is Coming. The storyline is simple but funny, and the color illustrations are so cute! The little boy really enjoyed it. This was a great choice.”
23e66cd11d460ad8956eab.L._SX80_DAVID HARRISON has written over 70 books for children and adults, including the Step into Reading titles, Wake Up, Sun!, Johnny Appleseed: My Story, and Paul Bunyan: My Story.
HANS WILHELM is one of America’s foremost authors-illustrators of children’s books. Many of his 200 books have been translated into 20 languages and have become successful animated television series that are enjoyed by children all over the world. His books have won numerous international awards and prizes. He is the author-illustrator of the popular stepped reader series Noodles (Scholastic).

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