Brand New Readers Red Set


by Phyllis Root, illustrated by Katharine McEwen
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by Phyllis Root, illustrated by Katharine McEwen
by Phyllis Root, illustrated by James Croft
by David Martin, illustrated by Frank Remkiewicz
by Margaret Park Bridges, illustrated by Janie Bynum
by Leda Schubert, illustrated by William Benedict

We’ve taken our most popular Brand New Reader titles and have added loads of kid- and parent-friendly extras to bring you two outstanding Brand New Reader collections!

Unlike most reading programs, Brand New Readers are short, funny stories written by award-winning authors, full of bright, colorful artwork by illustrators kids know and love. These Brand New Readers sets make it easy and fun to follow favorite characters from story to story.

—10 short, funny, full-color books featuring such best-selling characters as Piggy, Worm, Monkey, Mouse, and Tabby Cat

—A foldout poster with full-color stickers so readers can track the books they’ve read

—A make-your-own Brand New Reader book because brand-new readers can be brand-new writers

—A Brand New Reader certificate of achievement to build confidence

—An easy-to-follow parent/teacher guide full of tips and strategies to help make reading a success the very first time!

Designed by literacy experts, this unique series helps children become eager and confident readers with:

—Illustrations so clear kids can guess what the words say
—Short sentences and consistently placed text
—Language that flows naturally
—Eight-page stories that readers can finish in one sitting
—Humorous endings for a rewarding payoff
—A simple, easy-to-follow design
—A brief introduction to each story
—Notes for parents and teachers to help them guide brand-new readers along!

Created by literary experts for emerging readers, each of these collections feature ten bestselling titles, an achievement chart, stickers, a parent/teacher guide, certificate, and blank book.

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Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
Ten brief paperback books for fledgling readers come in the reclosable boxed set of Brand New Readers: Red Set and Brand New Readers: Blue Set, including Edna Dances, about a tutu-clad elephant who spins and leaps; and The Big Fish, in which the tables turn when a mouse goes fishing. With contributions by a variety of authors and illustrators, among them Phyllis Root, Janie Bynum and Scott Nash, the books begin with a note to parents with suggestions for making reading easy and fun. Each page features one line of text and a simple, inviting illustration that helps make the text's meaning clear. The sturdy boxed sets also include a certificate of achievement, a foldout poster, stickers, a guide for parents and teachers, and a blank book in which kids can write and draw. Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763620622
  • Publisher: Candlewick Press
  • Publication date: 7/15/2003
  • Series: Brand New Readers Series
  • Pages: 80
  • Sales rank: 192,360
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.64 (w) x 8.27 (h) x 1.40 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 6, 2009

    Great repetition of words and letter combinations to help new readers

    This is for kids who are learning to recognize combinations of letters and how they form words. Our child is in Kindergarten and needs reinforcement of how words work and learning common letter combinations. The stories are silly--perfect for a kindergartener, the illustrations are bright and help give clues to the words. The stories are short so the box of several stories allows my child to keep going with his reading or stop when he gets tired of reading. A really nice set to get young readers off and reading! (any of the sets in the series offer this)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 10, 2006

    These books are great!

    My kindergartener has struggled with sounding out words so I decided to give this set of books a try. Am I ever glad I did! She reads them all everyday and has a renewed enthusiam for books. I'm ordering a second set today!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 19, 2003

    Excellent Resource for Preschoolers

    Brand New Readers Red Set contains 10 books that have predictable, simple stories. There is even a blank book so the new reader can create their own story. These books are wonderful for anyone who is learning the basics of reading.

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