Stan the Hot Dog Man

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In 1957, Harper published its first I Can Read title, Little Bear, written by Else Holmelund Minarik and illustrated by Maurice Sendak. Large type, simple vocabulary, chapter-like divisions, and decorative pictures made Little Bear perfect for emerging readers?they could read the story comfortably and not feel overwhelmed by the text. Following suit came such classics as Peggy Parish's Amelia Bedelia series, Lillian Hoban's books about Arthur the monkey, and Syd Hoff's popular Danny and the Dinosaur. Many books ...

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Overview

In 1957, Harper published its first I Can Read title, Little Bear, written by Else Holmelund Minarik and illustrated by Maurice Sendak. Large type, simple vocabulary, chapter-like divisions, and decorative pictures made Little Bear perfect for emerging readersùthey could read the story comfortably and not feel overwhelmed by the text. Following suit came such classics as Peggy Parish's Amelia Bedelia series, Lillian Hoban's books about Arthur the monkey, and Syd Hoff's popular Danny and the Dinosaur. Many books in this series are special in the depth of emotion evoked - Little Bear, the Frog and Toad books by Arnold Lobel, and DanielÆs Duck by Clyde Bulla, to name a few - and all are enjoyed by children of all ages. Grade 1 - Grade 3.

After he retires, Stan becomes a hot dog man and finds that his new job helps him come to the rescue during a big snowstorm.

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Children's Literature - Marilyn Courtot
Stan saves the day. After retiring from the bakery, Stan embarks on a new career selling hot dogs from his truck stand. Being a kindhearted man, he likes to help needy families. Fortunately, his hot dogs are so good that he develops a loyal clientele. One snowy day, the school bus is trapped and the kids and driver all climb into his cozy van and weather the storm. An "I Can Read Book." 1995 (orig.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781930900394
  • Publisher: Purple House Press
  • Publication date: 8/28/2009
  • Edition description: Anniversar
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 864,852
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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