Synopses & Reviews
This Level 2 book is appropriate for children who are beginning to read alone. Are animals nosy? Do they stick out their tongues? You'll be amazed at what animals do with their mouths and noses. 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.
These slim, wonderfully illustrated paperbacks provide age-appropriate stories guaranteed to hold kids' interest while helping them develop skills for learning. DK enjoys a reputation for illustration -packed volumes, and these colorful books are no exception. Parents will love using the color photos and well-done text to help their little ones learn. (San Antonio Express-News, October 5, 1999)
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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!