Synopses & Reviews
It is time for first grade, and Amanda Pig is so excited. This year she won?t have to take naps, she?ll play on the big playground, and best of all, she will know how to read! But something is wrong, because when Amanda looks at her book, she recognizes the letters but not the words. Will she ever be able to read?
In this funny installment of the award-winning Oliver and Amanda series, Amanda and her best friend, Lollipop, overcome nerves to discover what makes first grade so much fun. Jean Van Leeuwen and Ann Schweninger won an inaugural Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor for the previous book in the series, Amanda Pig and the Really Hot Day.
Amanda Pig is going to be a first-grader! This year she won?t have to take naps, she?ll play on the big playground, and, best of all, she?ll learn how to read. But something is wrong, because when Amanda tries to read, she can recognize the letters but not the words! Is first grade going to be harder than Amanda thought? Will she ever be able to read? Once again, Jean Van Leeuwen and Ann Schweninger create a funny, friendly, and kid-relevant world.
About the Author
Jean Van Leeuwen lives in Westchester, New York.
Ann Schweninger lives in Ancram, New York.