Synopses & Reviews
From their gift for camouflage to their remarkable talent to leap and jump, how they taste, how they eat, and their incredible transformation from tadpole to frog, this book takes a fascinating upclose look at tadpoles and frogs. New words are introduced throughout the text with subtle highlighting, and a glossary at the back gives the definition. The beautiful photography and the carefully constructed text work together to help new readers decode the amazing information.
LEVEL 1 - BEGINNING TO READ (red)
The language at this level will be short and simple sentences, with straightforward vocabulary and punctuation, a high level of phonic regularity and lots of repetition. Includes simple glossary.
San Francisco Book ReviewThis little book takes children through the life cycle from egg to tadpole, to the stages when the frog grows first back legs, then front legs, as it becomes a froglet. . . . This wonderful little book is chock full of marvelous, close-up photos of these remarkable little creatures. The text is written in short sentences with words the earliest of readers can comprehend, yet the readers will never feel as if they are being talked down to. Youngsters will love this book.
From camouflage to leaps and jumps, this book, written especially for a beginning reader, takes a fascinating and up-close look at tadpoles and frogs. Level appropriate content-area vocabulary is introduced throughout the text with subtle highlighting, and a glossary at the end provides clear and concise definitions. Carefully constructed text and eye-catching photography work together to help new readers decode information.
LEVEL 1: BEGINNING TO READExtent: 32pp, 10 to 20 words per pageText at level 1 consists of short and simple sentences, high-interest information, easy vocabulary with a high degree of phonic regularity and lots of repetition.Tadpoles and Frogs introduces readers to the fascinating life cycle of a frog, and includes information about a variety of different frogs from around the world.
About the Author
US series editor, Thea Feldman, is the author of over 100 childrens books, including several Clifford and Disney Readers. Additionally she has written and edited several My Readers MCPG (US). She is a former editorial director at Scholastic.