Book Description

Pig tries to make the stinkiest stew ever in this amusing board book for emerging readers.

Join Pig as she cooks one of her favorite recipes: Stinky Stew! Can you guess what unusual ingredients she will throw in the pot? This humorous story is aimed at encouraging a love of literacy in emergent readers. The book uses bold illustrations and simple text to enable new readers to develop their vocabulary, as well as encouraging the recognition and understanding of word structure through phonics.

  • An engaging and humorous story told with imagination and wit.
  • Bold, colourful, and fun illustrations, which will encourage visual recognition of the text for the reader.
  • Simple text that aids a child’s ability to read alone and allows for the understanding of sentence structure.

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: E

Grade Level Equivalent: 1

Educational Descriptions

Board book, Rat and Friends series, Story elements: setting, plot and character development: Rat, main character, strong illustration support, ask and answer questions, speech bubbles, rhythm and rhyme, sight word vocabulary. Comprehension strategies: re-tell story, compare and contrast books in a series, identify sequence of events, cause and effect relationships and problem and solution. Themes: cooking, We like what we like; rats.

Interest Age: 3 to 7 years

Reading Age: 6 to 7 years

RRP: GBP £6.99 / USD $8.95

Format: Board Book

Page Count: 22 pages

ISBN: 978-1-80036-020-4

Book Details
Author:
Rebecca Purcell
Illustrator:
Rebecca Purcell
Format:
Board Book
Size:
14.5 cm in H · 17.8 cm in W · 22 pages
Categories:
Release Date:
July 2022
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