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Surprises (I Can Read Book Series: Level 3)
     

Surprises (I Can Read Book Series: Level 3)

by Lee Bennett Hopkins, Megan Lloyd (Illustrator)
 

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'These thirty-eight poems offer beginning readers a chance to try some verse. With drawings that pack a lot of action, a friendly book that will connect with everyday lives and lend a little music along the way.' —BL.

Notable Children's Books of 1984 (ALA)
Best Books of 1984 (SLJ)
Children's Books of 1984 (Library of Congress)

Overview

'These thirty-eight poems offer beginning readers a chance to try some verse. With drawings that pack a lot of action, a friendly book that will connect with everyday lives and lend a little music along the way.' —BL.

Notable Children's Books of 1984 (ALA)
Best Books of 1984 (SLJ)
Children's Books of 1984 (Library of Congress)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780064441056
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
08/28/1986
Series:
I Can Read Book 3 Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
64
Sales rank:
367,937
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.18(d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Read an Excerpt

Bee Song

Bees in the late summer sun
Drone their song
Of yellow moons
Trimming black velvet,
Droning, droning a sleepysong.

Meet the Author

Noted poet Lee Bennett Hopkins has edited or authored numerous books for children, including the I Can Read Books Hamsters, Shells, and Spelling Bees; A Pet for Me: Poems; and the ALA Notable Children's Book Surprises. The recipient of a Christopher Award and the University of Southern Mississippi's Medallion for "lasting contributions to children's literature," Mr. Hopkins lives in Florida.

Megan Lloyd has illustrated more than forty books for children, including The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams, Thanksgiving at the Tappletons' by Eileen Spinelli, and The Mixed-Up Rooster by Pamela Duncan Edwards. She lives with her husband on a farm in Pennsylvania, where she raises sheep, chickens, and cows. Some of the rabbits from her vegetable garden have even been kind enough to allow Ms. Lloyd to sketch them as models for this book.

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