A Whale of a Tale (Splat the Cat Series)

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Splat the Cat is off for a day at the beach in Splat the Cat: A Whale of a Tale by Rob Scotton.
 
Splat is excited because his grandfather told Splat that you can hear the sea if you put a seashell up to your ear. Splat is determined to discover a shell like that to bring back for his grandfather. But as hard as he looks on the beach, all he can find is broken shells. ...

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Overview

Splat the Cat is off for a day at the beach in Splat the Cat: A Whale of a Tale by Rob Scotton.
 
Splat is excited because his grandfather told Splat that you can hear the sea if you put a seashell up to your ear. Splat is determined to discover a shell like that to bring back for his grandfather. But as hard as he looks on the beach, all he can find is broken shells. Until he gets some help from a new friend—a whale.
 
Splat the Cat: A Whale of a Tale is an I Can Read Level 1 book. It is perfect for kids who are beginning to sound out words and sentences.

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PreS-Gr 2—In the first early level reader, Pete tries to have fun building sand castles, eating sandwiches, and searching for shells, but the hot sun makes him sizzle while his brother is out there riding his surfboard, staying nice and cool. Finally, the heat gets to Pete and he decides to try the water. He faces his fear of the big waves and, after a few attempts, is surfing just like Bob. Strong artwork, summer hues, and familiar characters make this a great addition to collections. In Whale of a Tale, Splat the Cat goes to the beach for vacation and promises to find the perfect seashell to bring home to his grandpa. As he begins his search, he is pulled in all directions, helping his dad set up the beach umbrella, spelling names in the sand for his sister, and, of course, stopping for fish and ice cream. Finally, he gets his chance to search for shells but he just can't seem to find the right one until he stumbles into the water and lands on a friendly whale who helps him with his mission. The artwork and perspective are well designed, and whimsical drawings assist new readers with context clues and even inspire a few giggles. Two solid choices for emergent readers.—Melissa Smith, Royal Oak Public Library, MI
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780062090225
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 5/21/2013
  • Series: I Can Read Book 1 Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 126,505
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Lexile: AD380L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Rob Scotton

Rob Scotton is the bestselling author and illustrator of Splat the Cat; Love, Splat; Merry Christmas, Splat; Scaredy-Cat, Splat!; Russell the Sheep; Russell and the Lost Treasure; and Russell’s Christmas Magic. His work can also be found on greeting cards, ceramics, textiles, prints, stationery, and glassware. An honors graduate of Leicester Polytechnic, Rob now lives in Rutland, England, with his wife, Liz, who is also an artist.

Rob Scotton is the bestselling author and illustrator of Splat the Cat; Love, Splat; Merry Christmas, Splat; Scaredy-Cat, Splat!; Russell the Sheep; Russell and the Lost Treasure; and Russell’s Christmas Magic. His work can also be found on greeting cards, ceramics, textiles, prints, stationery, and glassware. An honors graduate of Leicester Polytechnic, Rob now lives in Rutland, England, with his wife, Liz, who is also an artist.

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