Synopses & Reviews
When Jack and Luke take an injured duck to the vet, it is just the beginning of their adventures at the animal hospital.
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!
This book is tailor-made to satisfy any reader's ache for horse adventure. (Booklist, July 1999)
Fun facts, photos and drama fuel these fascinating real-life tales. (kidsreads.com, September 1999)
DK Publishing has been a leader in introducing children to nonfiction. Their new Eyewitness Readers are true to form. (Boston Globe)
Best of all, these books are fun to read. The stories are well written and focus on subjects that interest kids. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
Trigger is a special horse -- he can write his name! His is just one of the real-life stories in Horse Heroes. 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.