Zip the robot tries different strategies to remove a spider from Cat’s arm.
In this story, Zip sees a spider on his friend Cat’s arm. But Zip has a plan to remove the spider—a plan that will make him a hero! Zip tries unsuccessfully to scare the spider away, but he does scare Cat! This amusing beginner reader book, with bold, bright illustrations and simple text will show readers the importance of careful problem-solving. Introduces young readers to simple vocabulary and dialogue.
- Simple text with short sentences, simple dialogue, and sans-serif text enables new readers to enjoy reading and develop their vocabulary.
- A funny story about problem-solving shows it is okay to be wrong and still be a favorite friend for preschool and kindergarten readers
- With bold, simple illustrations and short, easy-to-understand sentences, this is part of the “Zip the Robot” series of books, aimed at encouraging a love of literacy in emergent readers.
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.
RRP: GBP £6.99 / USD $8.95
Format: Board Book
Page Count: 22 pages