Golly Sisters Ride Again: (I Can Read Book Series: Level 3)

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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 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 in this series are special in the depth of emotion evoked - Little Bear, the Frog and Toad books by Arnold Lobel, and Daniel's Duck by Clyde Bulla, to name a few - and all are enjoyed by children of all ages. Grade 2 - Grade 4.

The Golly Sisters, May-May and Rose, share further adventures as they take their traveling show through the West.

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Children's Literature - Kathleen Karr
Rose and May-May are still on the road with their travelling show. Their nonsensical adventures with sibling rivalry continue unabated, making amusing object lessons for young readers. Truesdell's illustrations, in the style of Quentin Blake, enliven the proceedings considerably. An "I Can Read Book."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780064442077
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 2/28/1996
  • Series: I Can Read Book 3 Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 64
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Lexile: 380L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.16 (d)

Meet the Author

Betsy Byars is a widely read and loved author of many award-winning middle-grade books for children, including Summer Of The Swans (Viking), a 1971 Newbery Medal winner. The Pinballs was an ALA Notable Children's Book in 1977 as well as the basis for an ABC Afterschool Special. Other books she has written for HarperCollins are Good-bye, Chicken Little; The Seven Treasure Hunts, illustrated by Jennifer Barrett; and three I Can Read Books, the popular The Golly Sisters Go West, Hooray For The Golly Sisters!, and The Golly Sisters Ride Again, all illustrated by Sue Truesdell. Ms. Byars lives in Clemson, South Carolina, with her husband.

Sue Truesdell has illustrated many children's books, including How to Talk to Your Dog by Jean Craighead George and Betsy Byars's I Can Read! series about the adventuresome Golly Sisters. Ms. Truesdell lives in Tenafly, New Jersey.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 16, 2006

    I Grew Up on These Two!

    I'm 25, and, as a little girl, my sister (who's now 23) & I LOVED these books! Her name is Amy, so I was Rose & she was May-May. (a nickname she had already aquired but became absolutely official b/c of these books. Every now & again, when I call her at work, I'll tell the secretary it's 'Rose' calling & greet her with, 'Hey, May-May!') We would act out some of their adventures too. I think the line we'll always remember is, 'You were right sister, the horse CAN NOT dance.' Amy just got married, so I'm here scouting out a set of the three books to put away for her first baby shower. Can't wait! I ABSOLUTELY reccommend!!! They have a fun, easy way that sticks w/you. (Even after 15+ years!)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 27, 2001

    A really funny book that you can't help but love.

    The golly sisters are the best! This is an easy to read book, that will make you laugh and not want to put it down. I loved the golly sisters ride agin! I would recomend this book to all kids.

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