Join a sweet white puppy with spotted ears on a fun filled adventure with the greatest American hero. In this innovative book from Matt Burgess, you will have so much fun with Skylar you won't realize how much you are learning. Interesting illustration is effectively combined with real photography in 27 large scenes about the real life of George Washington.
Skylar and George Washington presents a fun learning experience for a wide range of children and adults, too!
For Everyone: Skylar is unique and adventurous + George Washington models wholesome virtues + Photography conveys the reality of history
For Young Children (Ages 1-3): Colors, sounds and animals are engaging and present opportunities to associate words + Rhyme sets tempo and promotes word acquisition.
For Mature Children (Ages 4-8): People, places and dates present opportunities to learn more complex concepts + Scene variety provides opportunity to explore.
For Parents, Teachers and Big Kids: Quotes, facts and dates enhance an adult's ability to teach younger readers beyond the main story.
Readers will have a well rounded experience with each scene.
Relational scenes show readers the things they have in common. For example, he liked to eat ice cream.
Virtuous scenes demonstrate the character and integrity of the hero. For example, he worked hard in school.
Historical scenes show the important events leading up to the independence we now know as the United States of America. For example, he helped write the Constitution.
What if great books like His Excellency by Joseph Ellis, The Indispensable Man by Jay Flexnor and The Real George Washington by Jay Parry were told by a charming children's character like Olivia by Ian Falconer or Skippyjon Jones by Judy Schachner in a picture book like Knuffle Bunny by Mo Willems?
Now you can find out with Skylar's first adventure called Skylar and George Washington!
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