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A little bird falls in the snow. His friends come to help him! This Level C book is perfect for new readers.
Snow is fun, and snow is quiet--but snow is heavy, too. A tin bird is perched upon a branch that begins to strain under the weight of a heavy snowfall. When the branch breaks, the bird falls into the deep, deep snow. His friends--a bunny, two mice, a squirrel, and an owl--try to rescue him.
Luckily, little bird can fly! He can help himself. The friends rejoice. Snow is fun-- and snow is especially fun with friends.
With very simple text and bright wintry illustrations, Snow is Fun is perfect for beginners to read themselves, or to share. Your new reader will build skills, gain confidence, and have fun too!
This book has been officially leveled by using the F&P Text Level Gradient(TM) Leveling System.
The award-winning I Like to Read series features 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 again and again with their parents, teachers, or on their own!
For readers who've mastered basic sight words, Level C books feature slightly longer sentences and a wwider range of high-frequency words than Level B books. Level C books are suitable for mid-to-late kindergarten readers. When Level C is mastered, follow up with Level D.
About the Author
Steve Henry is the author and illustrator of Here is Big Bunny, Cat Got a Lot, and Happy Cat, which received a Kirkus star. Other work includes editorial illustration, ceramic tiles, and a series of bird puppets that have been sold in the Museum of Modern Art Design Store. His work is influenced by fine artists such as Matisse and Miro and illustrators such as Hillary Knight and Ludwig Bemelmans. Steve co-teachers Creating the Picture Book at Pratt Institute.
"This entry in the I Like To Read series uses short sentences, one per spread, with repetitive vocabulary and at most one stretch word. The setup uses cinematic strategies."—Kirkus Reviews
"Subtle details in the illustrations (the sky changes from pale morning colors to vibrant sunset orange and pink) extend the story and enhance the wintry atmosphere." —The Horn Book