Synopses & Reviews
This Level 2 book is appropriate for children who are beginning to read alone. When Jack and Luke take an injured duck to the vet, it is just the beginning of their adventures at the beginning of their adventures at the animal hospital. Longer sentences and an expanded vocabulary make this series of 48-page books slightly more challenging: Level 2 is appropriate for children who have started to read but still need help. Information boxes full of background information will stimulate inquisitive minds. These books contain between 700 and 850 words, and they are approximately 70 percent pictures and 30 percent text. The Dorling Kindersley Readers combine an enticing visual layout with high-interest, easy-to-read stories to captivate and delight young bookworms who are just getting started. Written by leading children's authors and compiled in consultation with literacy experts, these engaging books build reader confidence along with a lifelong appreciation for nonfiction, classic stories, and biographies. There is a DK Reader to interest every child at every level, from preschool to grade 4.
Best of all, these books are fun to read. The stories are well written and focus on subjects that interest kids. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
DK Publishing has been a leader in introducing children to nonfiction. Their new Eyewitness Readers are true to form. Globe (Boston Globe)
Two children find an injured duck, take it to a veterinarian at an animal hospital, and watch as he cares for it in this Level 2 reader that challenges readers to read alone with longer sentences and fact boxes. Full color.
Trigger is a special horse he can write his name! His is just one of the real-life stories in this book.
EYEWITNESS READERS "TM"
Stunning DK photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging, age-appropriate stories in EYEWITNESS READERS. This multilevel reading program for ages 3 to 9 is guaranteed to capture children's interest while developing their reading skills and general knowledge.
Beginning to read
-- Word repetition, limited vocabulary, and simple sentences
-- Picture dictionary boxes
Beginning to read alone
-- Longer sentences and increased vocabulary
-- Information boxes full of extra fun facts
-- More complex sentence structure
-- Information boxes and pronunciation guide
-- Rich vocabulary and challenging sentence structure
-- Additional information and alphabetical glossary
With Eyewitness Readers, children will learn to read -- then read to learn!