Synopses & Reviews
How soon can a baby zebra run? What does a baby chimp do with a stick? Read how baby animals grow up in the wild.
EYEWITNESS READERS "TM"
Stunning DK photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging, age-appropriate stories in EYEWITNESS READERS, a multilevel reading program guaranteed to capture children's interest while developing their reading skills and general knowledge.
Level 1 PRESCHOOL-GRADE 1
Beginning to read
-- Word repetition, limited vocabulary, and simple sentences
-- Picture dictionary boxes
Level 2 GRADES 1-3
Beginning to read alone
-- Longer sentences and increased vocabulary
-- Information boxes full of extra fun facts
Level 3 GRADES 2 and 3
-- More complex sentence structure
-- Information boxes and pronunciation guide
Level 4 GRADES 2-4
-- Rich vocabulary and challenging sentence structure
-- Additional information and alphabetical glossary
With Eyewitness Readers, children will learn to read -- then read to learn!
Simple text with colorful illustrations highlight some of the differences in the ways various baby animals--including monkeys, rhinos, wolves, seals, and elephants--behave and grow.
This Level 1 book is appropriate for children who are just beginning to read. How soon can a baby zebra run? What does a baby chimp do with a stick? Read how baby animals grow up in the wild. 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.