about this item
This picture book about the first day of school, featuring a frog, a duck, a mouse, and a snail, combines a story in rhyme with colorful graphic rebuses, making it a fun book for parent and child to share in the reading. Children about to enter kindergarten or first grade who long to be able to read will get a sense of accomplishment by "reading" the little rebus pictures in the story. Judy Sierra, author ofWild About Books, uses bouncy rhyme and rhythm as cues for the child to name the pictogram rebuses. Preschoolers will enjoy following the animals and their teacher, Tom Burkey (who is a turkey), through a happy first day of school.
Rhyming text with rebuses follows a group of animals through their first day of school.
Number of Pages: 1
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Publisher: Random House Childrens Books
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Judy Sierra
Street Date: June 28, 2011
Item Number (DPCI): 247-06-0950