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Benny and Penny in Just Pretend

Benny and Penny in Just Pretend Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

“[S]weet, delicately colored illustrations have an old-fashioned feel that gives the familiar sibling story a timeless quality…A charmer that will invite repeated readings.” – Booklist (starred review)

 

How can Benny pretend to be a brave pirate when his pesky little sister, Penny, wants to tag along and is always asking for a hug? He tries to lose her, but when he does, he starts to feel a little lost himself. Penny proves her bravery and saves Benny from a bug. They hug as Benny explains he was only pretending she bugged him.

 

Veteran children’s book author and illustrator Geoffrey Hayes returns to his childhood love of comics, bringing unforgettable characters to life. With rare warmth and humor, he insightfully catches the essence of the bonds and tensions that unite siblings.

Synopsis:

Petal and Poppy are best friends. Sometimes they disagree. But theyand#160;can alwaysand#160;count on each other when the going gets rough.

Synopsis:

In Petal and Poppy,and#160;young readers are introduced to these charmingand#160;characters. Petal gets very nervous when Poppy decides to go scuba diving. What if she's eaten by a seaand#160;monster?and#160;Poppy thinks Petal is just being a worrywart.and#160;Perhaps. But maybe that's a good thing. Because when Poppy does find herself in a little trouble, who comes to her rescue?and#160;Petal!

With simple vocabulary, short sentences, and ample picture clues, this new Green Light Readers series will inspire and instructand#160;young readers on their journey to becoming lifelong readers.

Synopsis:

“[S]weet, delicately colored illustrations have an old-fashioned feel that gives the familiar sibling story a timeless quality…A charmer that will invite repeated readings.” – Booklist (starred review)

 

How can Benny pretend to be a brave pirate when his pesky little sister, Penny, wants to tag along and is always asking for a hug? He tries to lose her, but when he does, he starts to feel a little lost himself. Penny proves her bravery and saves Benny from a bug. They hug as Benny explains he was only pretending she bugged him.

 

Veteran children’s book author and illustrator Geoffrey Hayes returns to his childhood love of comics, bringing unforgettable characters to life. With rare warmth and humor, he insightfully catches the essence of the bonds and tensions that unite siblings.

About the Author

Geoffrey Hayes has written and illustrated over forty children’s books, including the extremely popular series of early readers Otto and Uncle Tooth, the classic Bear By Himself, and When the Wind Blew by Caldecott Medal-winning author Margaret Wise Brown.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780979923869
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Subject:
Family - Siblings
Illustrator:
Hayes, Geoffrey
Author:
Hayes, Geoffrey
Author:
Briant, Ed
Author:
Clough, Lisa
Subject:
Comics & Graphic Novels - General
Subject:
Imagination & Play
Subject:
Readers - Beginner
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Green Light Readers Level 2
Publication Date:
20140401
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
from 1 up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4-COLOR
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 0.2 lb
Age Level:
04-08

Related Subjects

Children's » Animals » Mice, Hamsters, Guinea Pigs, etc.
Children's » Comics and Graphic Novels » General
Children's » Early Readers

Benny and Penny in Just Pretend
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Product details 32 pages Raw Junior, LLC - English 9780979923869 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
Petal and Poppy are best friends. Sometimes they disagree. But theyand#160;can alwaysand#160;count on each other when the going gets rough.
"Synopsis" by , In Petal and Poppy,and#160;young readers are introduced to these charmingand#160;characters. Petal gets very nervous when Poppy decides to go scuba diving. What if she's eaten by a seaand#160;monster?and#160;Poppy thinks Petal is just being a worrywart.and#160;Perhaps. But maybe that's a good thing. Because when Poppy does find herself in a little trouble, who comes to her rescue?and#160;Petal!

With simple vocabulary, short sentences, and ample picture clues, this new Green Light Readers series will inspire and instructand#160;young readers on their journey to becoming lifelong readers.

"Synopsis" by , “[S]weet, delicately colored illustrations have an old-fashioned feel that gives the familiar sibling story a timeless quality…A charmer that will invite repeated readings.” – Booklist (starred review)

 

How can Benny pretend to be a brave pirate when his pesky little sister, Penny, wants to tag along and is always asking for a hug? He tries to lose her, but when he does, he starts to feel a little lost himself. Penny proves her bravery and saves Benny from a bug. They hug as Benny explains he was only pretending she bugged him.

 

Veteran children’s book author and illustrator Geoffrey Hayes returns to his childhood love of comics, bringing unforgettable characters to life. With rare warmth and humor, he insightfully catches the essence of the bonds and tensions that unite siblings.

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