Jobs People Do: A Day in the Life of a Dancer

Jobs People Do: A Day in the Life of a Dancer

by Linda Hayward, Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
     
 

This Level 1 book is appropriate for children who are just beginning to read. Lisa Torres practices for her starring role in the ballet. Oops! An accident! Will Lisa make it through the show? This unique Level 1 series accurately portrays real-life situations that help young children identify with and learn from while helping them improve their reading skills.

Overview

This Level 1 book is appropriate for children who are just beginning to read. Lisa Torres practices for her starring role in the ballet. Oops! An accident! Will Lisa make it through the show? This unique Level 1 series accurately portrays real-life situations that help young children identify with and learn from while helping them improve their reading skills. Presented in classic DK style, young readers will enjoy photographically illustrated information in an entertaining package. For children who are just beginning to read and who have a limited vocabulary, these 32-page Level 1 books-about everything from tadpoles to puppies-use word repetition and simple sentences to convey meaning. Picture dictionary boxes with word labels "show" the meanings of words. These books contain between 400 and 450 words each, and they are 80 percent pictures and 20 percent text. The Dorling Kindersley Readers combine an enticing visual layout with high-interest, easy-to-read stories to captivate and delight young bookworms who are just getting started. Written by leading children's authors and compiled in consultation with literacy experts, these engaging books build reader confidence along with a lifelong appreciation for nonfiction, classic stories, and biographies. There is a DK Reader to interest every child at every level, from preschool to grade 4.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
For children just learning how to read that also have a love of dance, this book is a must! (Boston Herald)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789473707
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
03/28/2001
Series:
DK Readers Level 1 Series
Edition description:
1 AMER ED
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
6.18(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.35(d)
Age Range:
5 - 7 Years

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Meet the Author

Linda Hayward was an elementary school teacher before entering publishing thirty years ago. She was director of educational publishing at Golden Books, where she managed the workbook line and started the Road to Reading series. At Random House, she managed the Step into Reading series and started the First Stepping Stones series. She has written over 100 books for children under 10, 49 of which are Readers. She also conceived and wrote the Dr. Seuss Beginner Fun Books. Ms. Hayward lives in Naples, Florida.

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