Book Description

A robot imagines what his new button does. With bold illustrations and simple text for beginning readers.

ZIP IS BACK, AND HE HAS A NEW BUTTON! Zip is eager to show off his new button to Cat, even though he isn’t quite sure what it does. Will it take them back in time? Send them to the moon? Make them invisible? It turns out the button has a much more practical and relaxing purpose. This beginner reader book, with bold, bright illustrations and simple text, also makes a sweet bedtime story! Printed as a board book, the story is nicely designed for children and readers of all ages!

  • Bold illustrations with colourful characters.
  • Simple text with short sentences, enabling new readers to enjoy reading and develop their vocabulary.
  • A funny story that will delight 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.

Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Levels

Guided Reading Level: J

Grade Level Equivalent: 1

Educational Descriptions

Board book, Zip the Robot series, Story elements: setting, plot and character development; Zip the Robot and Cat, strong illustration support, ask and answer questions, speech bubbles, dialogue, sight word vocabulary. Comprehension strategies: re-tell story, compare and contrast the adventures of characters in a series, identify sequence of events, cause and effect relationships. Themes: Robots, friendship.

Interest Age: 2 to 5 years

Reading Age: 6 to 7 years

RRP: GBP £6.99 / USD $7.95

Format: Board Book

Page Count: 22 pages

ISBN: 978-1-80036-009-9

Book Details
Rebecca Purcell
Rebecca Purcell
Board Book
14.5 cm in H · 17.8 cm in W · 22 pages
Release Date:
August 2021
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