A hungry monster looks for food, making everyone nervous, via simple rhyming text and bold, colourful illustrations.
When a hungry little monster goes looking for food, everyone in her path gets a little nervous. Luckily, she finds her favorite lunch just in time!
This book is perfect for beginner preschool and kindergarten readers. It features large type and easy words, paired with fun picture clues that will help new readers decode the story.
- Bold illustrations with colourful characters and fun picture clues.
- Simple text with short sentences, repetition, and rhyme, enabling new readers to enjoy reading and develop their vocabulary.
- A fun story with an unexpected twist.
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: F
Grade Level Equivalent: 1
Board book, Little Monster series, Story elements: setting, plot and character development: Little Monster, main character, strong illustration support, ask and answer questions, speech bubbles, rhythm and rhyme, sight word vocabulary. Comprehension strategies: re-tell story, predict outcomes, identify sequence of events, cause and effect relationships and problem and solution. Themes: Monsters, feeling hungry.
Interest Age: 3 to 7 years
Reading Age: 6 to 7 years
RRP: GBP £6.99 / USD $8.95
Format: Board Book
Page Count: 24 pages