Synopses & Reviews
This Level 2 book is appropriate for children who are beginning to read alone. Ring! Ring! Ring! It is the fire alarm! A house is on fire! The fire fighters are on their way! 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.
This new multi-level Eyewitness reading program uses DK's dramatic non-fiction style to entice children into reading. From ducklings and dinosaurs, to farm animals and firefighters, the subjects have been carefully chosen to appeal to beginning readers at four different reading levels. Stunning photography and simple, informative narratives ensure that even the most reluctant reader will want to learn to read while reading to learn.
Follow the brave fire fighters as they are called out to an emergency in this Eyewitness Reader. Color photos.