Daniel's Pet

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Daniel loves his new pet. But what will happen when it hatches a surpise? Alma Flor Ada and G. Brian Karas team up for a heartwarming story about Daniel and his newest animal friend.

A young boy takes good care of his pet chicken, and when she is grown up she gives him a surprise.

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Overview

Daniel loves his new pet. But what will happen when it hatches a surpise? Alma Flor Ada and G. Brian Karas team up for a heartwarming story about Daniel and his newest animal friend.

A young boy takes good care of his pet chicken, and when she is grown up she gives him a surprise.

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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature
Those learning to read often turn to books that explore their interests. Keeping this in mind, Harcourt last year launched a carefully designed early-reader series called "Green Light Readers" with level one (ages 4 to 6) and level two (ages 5 to 7) books. Since many kids are intrigued by animals, Daniel's Pet heads the list. The book offers the simple words, fun rhymes and rhythms and familiar situations that can provide important cues to those trying to master reading. Alma Flor Ada's engaging story about a little boy acquiring and caring for his pet chick is well complemented by G. Brian Karas' whimsical illustrations. At the end, an art project and five playful questions encourage young readers to further reflect on the book, enhancing understanding and enjoyment. 2003, Harcourt, and Ages 4 to 6.
—Mary Quattlebaum
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780152048655
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 8/1/2003
  • Series: Green Light Readers Level 1 Series
  • Edition description: 1-Simul
  • Pages: 24
  • Sales rank: 302,722
  • Age range: 4 - 6 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

ALMA FLOR ADA is the author of numerous books for children, including Friend Frog and Daniel's Mystery Egg, another Green Light Reader. She lives in San Francisco, California.

G. BRIAN KARAS has illustrated dozens of picture books, including Cinder-Elly. He lives in New York.

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