Digger the Dinosaur and the Cake Mistake (My First I Can Read Series) by Rebecca Kai Dotlich, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Digger the Dinosaur and the Cake Mistake (My First I Can Read Series)

Digger the Dinosaur and the Cake Mistake (My First I Can Read Series)

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by Rebecca Kai Dotlich
     
 

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Readers will roar with laughter as Digger the Dinosaur mixes up silly phrases in his second fully illustrated I Can Read title.

Today is the big dino party! Digger and Dadasaur take a ride into town to get a cake, but before long, they get lost. Can Momasaur help Digger before it’s too late? Or will Digger and Dadasaur have to go home cakeless?

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Overview

Readers will roar with laughter as Digger the Dinosaur mixes up silly phrases in his second fully illustrated I Can Read title.

Today is the big dino party! Digger and Dadasaur take a ride into town to get a cake, but before long, they get lost. Can Momasaur help Digger before it’s too late? Or will Digger and Dadasaur have to go home cakeless?

Beginning readers will learn common sight words and simple phonics sounds. Digger the Dinosaur and the Cake Mistake is a My First I Can Read book, which means it’s perfect for shared reading with a child.

Editorial Reviews

School Library Journal
11/01/2013
PreS-Gr 1—Digger is a dino kid who has trouble listening. Whenever someone tells him something, he often hears a rhyming word instead. In the first book, Momasaur tells him to clean his room with the aid of his friend, Stego. Stego instructs him to hang his jacket on the hook, but Digger puts it on a book. In Cake Mistake, Digger and his dad are asked to do an important errand, but can't find the cake shop. When Dadasaur says, "We take a right here," Digger hears: "A BITE here?!" This simple form of malapropism is evident in both books and adds to the comic nature of the stories. These books lend themselves to lap reading; the repetition and the lively illustrations will keep the younger audience's attention. Emerging readers may delight in the plays on words, but some will just become exasperated with the dino's antics. Extra purchases where easy readers are needed.—Jasmine L. Precopio, Fox Chapel Area School District, Pittsburgh, PA

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062222237
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
09/10/2013
Series:
My First I Can Read Series
Pages:
24
Sales rank:
197,106
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 8.68(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range:
3 - 5 Years

Meet the Author

Poet and picture book author Rebecca Kai Dotlich has written several children's books, including Grandpa Loves, illustrated by Kathryn Brown; Over in the Pink House: New Jump-Rope Rhymes, illustrated by Melanie Hall; and What is Science?, illustrated by Sachiko Yoshikawa. This is her first title in the I Can Read Book line. She lives in Indiana.

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