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The Greedy Python (Ready-To-Read - Level 1)


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andlt;b andgt;A classic tale of a greedy snake, with illustrations from Eric Carle, is now available as a Ready-to-Read.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In this humorous story about manners, respect, and friendship, a greedy python eats every creature he comes across in the jungle. From a tiny mouse to an enormous elephant, the devoured animals eventually befriend one another in the belly of the snake, where they team up and kick the inside of the python until he spits them out. Rather than learning his lesson, the python sticks to his greedy ways. When he spots his own tail and mistakes it for food, he swallows himself and...disappears!andlt;BRandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; This amusingand#8212;and cautionaryand#8212;tale features Eric Carleand#8217;s vivid illustrations and rhyming text thatand#8217;s been adapted into a Level 1 Ready-to-Read, making it ideal for sharing aloud with emerging readers.

About the Author

Eric Carle well-known creator of many beloved picture books for small readers and listeners, including such classics as Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me, The Tiny Seed, Rooster's Off to See the World, A House for Hermit Crab, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar. He is especially celebrated for his unique ability to combine learning with pleasure. Children delight in the distinctive beauty of his illustrations — richly layered collages in glowing colors — and they love his entertaining stories, which invite them to make their own discoveries in a natural, joyful way.

Born in Syracuse, New York, Eric Carle received much of his education in Germany. He is a graduate of the Akademie der bildenden KÜnste in Stuttgart, where he learned about Goethe's color theory and complementary colors. Eric Carle has two grown children. He and his wife live in western Massachusetts.

Product Details

Carle, Eric
Simon Spotlight
Buckley, Richard
Readers - Beginner
Children s Animals-Animal Stories-Reptiles and Amphibians
Classics; Modern Classic; Eric Carle; Richard Buckley; early reader; leveled reader; beginning reader; learning to read; reader; Ready-to-Read; Ready to Read; snake; books about snakes; collage; books about manners
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
The World of Eric Carle
Publication Date:
Grade Level:
from P up to 1
f-c; gloss cvr (no sfx)
9 x 6 in
Age Level:
from 4 up to 6

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