Pup and Hound

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Follow the farmyard adventures of two lovable dogs in these humorous stories about friendship. With simple, rhyming text and playful illustrations, the Pup and Hound books are perfect for the beginning reader. Hound discovers Pup curled on the ground in need of dinner. Will Hound find a way to make his new friend feel better? This Level 1 first reader contains short stories, simple sentences, easy vocabulary, simple visual clues and lots of repetition.
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Overview

Follow the farmyard adventures of two lovable dogs in these humorous stories about friendship. With simple, rhyming text and playful illustrations, the Pup and Hound books are perfect for the beginning reader. Hound discovers Pup curled on the ground in need of dinner. Will Hound find a way to make his new friend feel better? This Level 1 first reader contains short stories, simple sentences, easy vocabulary, simple visual clues and lots of repetition.
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School Library Journal
PreS-Gr 1-Two early beginning readers about a basset hound and his young friend. The illustrations are very detailed, yet they do not always support the texts. The inclusion of rhyming words (e.g., sound, ground, round, etc.) is useful, but such pairings as "bone/groan," "shoe/ewww!," and "stare/bear" are not wise choices. Fledgling readers need to see rhyming words that are part of a "word family." Overall, youngsters will be better off reading a nonsensical Dr. Seuss book.-Gina Powell, Hidenwood Elementary School, Newport News, VA Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781553375722
  • Publisher: Kids Can Press, Limited
  • Publication date: 8/28/2004
  • Series: Kids Can Read Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 5 - 6 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.95 (d)

Meet the Author

Susan Hood is the author of more than 200 children's books, including several other Pup and Hound titles for Kids Can Press. She was most recently the Children's Content Director for Nick Jr. Magazine. Susan lives in Fairfield, Connecticut.

Linda Hendry has illustrated more than 60 children's books. A graduate of the Alberta College of Art in Calgary, Alberta, she began her career doing freelance illustrations for magazines. Linda lives near Eden Mills, Ontario.

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