A Bug, a Bear, and a Boy

A Bug, a Bear, and a Boy

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by David McPhail
     
 

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With simple sentences and beautiful watercolor illustrations, David McPhail weaves the tale of three fast friends who all read from the same book. Full color.

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With simple sentences and beautiful watercolor illustrations, David McPhail weaves the tale of three fast friends who all read from the same book. Full color.

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Eileen Hanning
What is it like to play hide and seek with a bear or to take a bath with a bug? In David McPhail's new book, young readers can follow the adventures of three friends: a boy, a bear, and a bug. In each "chapter" or episode, McPhail explores the concept of size by describing how the bear (large), the boy (medium), and the bug (small) approach each situation. McPhail's delightful illustrations and simple text make this book a natural for the easy-reader format. Lots of repetition, familiar situations (such as eating, bathing, sleeping, and playing), and short episodes combine to hit the mark for preschoolers and first graders. While the short episodes are helpful to a beginning reader, in this case they also prevent the development of a strong story line. Nevertheless, beginning readers will find great satisfaction in reading this "Hello Reader" series book all by themselves.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780590149044
Publisher:
Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date:
08/28/1998
Series:
Scholastic Reader Series: Level 1
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
114,908
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.15(d)
Lexile:
110L (what's this?)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author


David McPhail was born on June 30, 1940 in Newburyport, Massachusetts. As a child, David was very imaginative and creative, pretending to be famous heroes and drawing what he imagined. In addition, he was addicted to books from an early age. He attended Vesper George University from 1957-1958 and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts School from 1963-1966. He has been an illustrator of children’s books since 1967 and an author of children’s books since 1971. He says he enjoys writing and illustrating as much as he did when he began.

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Bug, a Bear and a Boy (Hello Reader! Series) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Yesenia_Martinez More than 1 year ago
A bug, a Bear and a Boy was on my daughter's summer reading list. This book is a great book to show kids that just because you're different than a friend doesn't mean you can't do things together. Definitely recommend this read.