Synopses & Reviews
This Level 1 book is appropriate for children who are just beginning to read. High in the sky the sharp-eyed seagull searches the seashore for something special. What could it be? For children who are just beginning to read and who have a limited vocabulary, these 32-page Level 1 books-about everything from tadpoles to puppies-use word repetition and simple sentences to convey meaning. Picture dictionary boxes with word labels "show" the meanings of words. These books contain between 400 and 450 words each, and they are 80 percent pictures and 20 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. (Boston Globe)
A seagull flies over the sea looking for something before returning to its nest in this Level 1 reader that captivates children with eye-catching, full-color photos and plenty of word repetition to build confidence.
Bees busy buzzying-finding flowers for its nectar. Dances are made to come to collect the sugar.
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!