Rhyming board book with Cat, who rides his skateboard past many animals. Incorporates animal sounds.
Cat loves to ride his skateboard so much that he rides past everyone – a goose, a duck, a frog, and more. With simple, colourful illustrations and short, easy-to-understand rhyming. This is part of the Cat and Friends series of books, aimed at encouraging a love of literacy in emergent readers. The book uses bold illustrations and simple text to enable new readers to enjoy and develop their vocabulary, as well as encouraging their recognition and understanding of word structure through phonics. Printed as a board book, the story is nicely designed for children and readers of all ages!
This short rhyming picture book is perfect for the youngest of readers. It features large type and easy words, paired with sweet and simple illustrations that will help beginner readers decode the story.
- Short sentences.
- Fun picture clues.
- Repetition and rhyme.
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: C
Grade Level Equivalent: K
Board book, emergent reader, Cat and Friends series, Story elements: setting, plot and character development, strong illustration support, ask and answer questions, speech bubbles, rhythm and rhyme, onomatopoeia, sight word vocabulary. Comprehension strategies: re-tell story, identify sequence of events, cause and effect relationships. Themes: friendship, skateboarding.
Interest Age: 1 to 3 years
Reading Age: 5 to 6 years
RRP: GBP £6.99 / USD $7.95
Format: Board Book
Page Count: 22 pages
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