Read-it! Readers; Gus The Hedgehog.
Jacklyn Williams & Doug Cushman
Picture Window Books
151 Good Counsel Drive, Minneapolis, MN 556001
1-4048-27880-9PI, $199.30 list; $149.50 school/library
Jacklyn Williams is an experienced educator and children's book author with more than twenty titles to her credit. Doug Cushman is a professional and award-winning children's book illustrator with more than 100 titles to his credit. Together they have created a series of ten 32-page early readers recommended for children ages 5 to 9 and students from kindergarten to the third grade. Each book features the delightful, anthropomorphic and entertaining adventures of Gus the Hedgehog and his animal friends that revolve around various holidays, celebrations, and problematic situations. The "Gus the Hedgehog" series includes; Happy Birthday, Gus!; Happy Easter, Gus!; Happy Halloween, Gus!; Happy Thanksgiving, Gus!; Let's Go Fishing, Gus!; Make a new Friend, Gus!; Merry Christmas, Gus!; Pick a Pet, Gus!; and Welcome to the Third Grade, Gus!. In addition to practicing their reading skills, children will find that these whimsical, fun stories will also instill a love of reading for pleasure and prepare them to expand their literary horizons. Although each individual book is available separately 9$19.93 list; $14.95 school/library), community library and elementary schools are recommended to acquire the entire series for the edification of their young patrons and students.
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|Date:||Feb 1, 2007|
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