Book Description

Cat loses a shoe and goes searching for it with Bird; with bold illustrations and simple text young children.

Cat has one shoe, but where is the other? Cat and Bird go searching for Cat’s missing shoe. With colorful, simple illustrations and short, rhyming, easy-to-understand sentences this is part of the Cat and Friends serie of books, aimed at encouraging a love of literacy in emergent readers. Bold illustrations and simple text enable new readers to develop their vocabulary, as well as encouraging the recognition and understanding of word structure through phonics.

This short picture is perfect for the youngest readers. It features large type and easy words, paired with sweet and simple illustrations that will help beginning readers decode the story.

  • Short sentences.
  • Fun picture clues teach simple concepts such as color and size.
  • Bold, colorful illustrations with appealing characters .

Rebecca Purcell is a children’s book author and illustrator from Portland, United States. She studied art history in college before launching her career as an artist. Prints of her cute illustrations can be found in nurseries and playrooms around the world. Rebecca likes drawing with pencils, hiking through alpine meadows, and drinking large quantities of tea. She lives in an old brick house with her husband, two sons, a stubborn dog, and a nearly perfect cat.

Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Levels

Guided Reading Level: E

Grade Level Equivalent: 1

Educational Descriptions

Board book, Cat and Friends series, Story elements: setting, plot and character development; Cat and Bird, strong illustration support, ask and answer questions, speech bubbles, rhythm and rhyme, sight word vocabulary. Comprehension strategies: re-tell story, identify sequence of events, predict outcomes, cause and effect relationships and problem and solution. Themes: friendship, lost and found, monsters.

Interest Age: 1 to 3 years

Reading Age: 5 to 6 years

RRP: USD $7.95 / GBP £6.99 / AUD $$9.99

Format: Board Book

Page Count: 24 pages

ISBN: 978-1-80036-010-5

Book Details
Author:
Rebecca Purcell
Illustrator:
Rebecca Purcell
Format:
Board Book
Size:
14.5 cm in H · 17.8 cm in W · 24 pages
Categories:
Release Date:
September 2021
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