Owl and the birds help Seagull find a lost teddy bear, with bold illustrations and simple text for beginning readers.
When Seagull loses a teddy bear, Owl steps in to help. Together they visit some other birds in their search for the lost comfort item. 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.
- Bold illustrations with colourful characters.
- Simple text with short sentences, enabling new readers to enjoy reading and develop their vocabulary.
- A simple story about teamwork to solve a problem.
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 has written and illustrated several series of children’s board books. Rebecca’s book, Zip the World’s Greatest Robot, was included as a Best of 2020 Board Book/Picture Book from Kirkus Reviews. 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: D
Grade Level Equivalent: K
Board book, Owl and Bird series, Emergent Reader, Story elements: setting, plot and character development: Owl and Bird, problem and solution, strong illustration support, ask and answer questions, repeated words and phrases, sight word vocabulary. Comprehension strategies: re-tell story, compare and contrast adventures of characters in a series, predict outcomes, identify sequence of events, and cause and effect relationships. Themes: friendship, places around my neighborhood, lost and found.
Interest Age: 2 to 5 years
Reading Age: 4 to 5 years
RRP: GBP £5.99 / USD $6.95
Format: Board Book
Page Count: 16 pages