A dalmatian driving a fire truck, a corgi riding a bike! Join a pack of dogs as they zoom around in this fast-paced level C reader for kids.
Cars go. Buses go. Trucks go. But when a flock of ducklings need to cross? Stop! The pups must brake and let their feathered friends cross.
Bob Barner has created a delightful world complete with tie-dye boats, floral cars, and long, tandem bicycles for happy dogs to ride together. Developing readers will love zipping around with the various pooches and parents will appreciate the message of situational awareness.
The award-winning I Like to Read® series focuses on guided reading levels A through G, based upon Fountas and Pinnell standards. Acclaimed author-illustrators--including winners of Caldecott, Theodor Seuss Geisel, and Coretta Scott King honors--create original, high quality illustrations that support comprehension of simple text and are fun for kids to read with parents, teachers, or on their own!
Level C books are suitable for mid-to-late kindergarten readers who have mastered basic sight words are ready for more. When Level C is mastered, follow up with Level D.
This book has been officially leveled by using the F&P Text Level Gradient(TM) Leveling System.
About the Author
Bob Barner has written and illustrated more than twenty-five books including Bug Safari, Day of the Dead/El Dia de los Muertos, and I Have a Garden, an I Like to Read® book. His work has received the Parents' Choice Award and the Teachers' Choice Award. He lives in the San Francisco Bay area.
"Transportation buffs will get a lot of mileage from this zippy early reader."—The Horn Book
"The sheer energy contained in these images guarantees that children just starting to read will be as floored by the artwork as they are by the sweet rides. Though ideal for the earliest of readers, the subject material found here is bound to appeal to pre-reading vehicular enthusiasts as well." —Kirkus Reviews