Synopses & Reviews
Slashing swords, shining armor, knights locked in deadly battle -- the mighty castle is under siege! These 48-page books about fascinating subjects like pirates, mummies, and volcanoes are for proficient readers who can understand a rich vocabulary and challenging sentence structure. In addition to the stunning photographs, informative sidebars, and glossary, readers will find archival photographs and paintings. Averaging 4,500 to 5,000 words in length, Level 4 books are 40 percent pictures and 40 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.
Level 4 readers will love this exciting new multi-level "Eyewitness Reader" that uses DK's dramatic non-fiction style to help children learn to read. Readers follow the dramatic tales of slashing swords and a castle, under siege.
Historical and contemporary stories for proficient readers highlight these Level 4 readers that follow the dramatic tales of slashing swords and a castle under siege. Rich vocabulary, challenging sentence structure, and side panels with additional background information round out these books. Full-color photos.