Fancy Nancy at the Museum (I Can Read Book 1 Series)

Fancy Nancy at the Museum (I Can Read Book 1 Series)

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Overview

Nancy's class is going on a trip to the museum. Even after a bumpy bus ride, Nancy finds a way to make the day extra-fancy in this Fancy Nancy story from the beloved New York Times bestselling author-illustrator team Jane O’Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser.

Nancy's class is going on a trip to the museum, and Nancy wants to be extra fancy for the occasion. After a bumpy bus ride, she doesn't feel very well. Luckily for Nancy, her teacher, Ms. Glass, has a few fancy tricks of her own. Nothing can keep Nancy from making this trip magnifique! (That's a fancy French word for great!)

Fancy Nancy at the Museum is a Level One I Can Read book, which means it's perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences. The back matter features a list of the rich vocabulary words that are used throughout the story along with their definition.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061236075
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 02/05/2008
Series: Fancy Nancy Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 127,205
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.12(d)
Lexile: 460L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Jane O’Connor is an editor at a major publishing house who has written more than seventy books for children, including the New York Times bestselling Fancy Nancy series. She resides (that’s fancy for lives) with her family in New York City.


Robin Preiss Glasser actually wore tiaras and tutus when she danced with the Pennsylvania Ballet. Now she happily spends her days in jeans, drawing. She has illustrated many acclaimed picture books, including the bestselling Fancy Nancy series. She won the Children’s Choice Award for Best Illustrator of the Year for Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet. Robin and her family live in Southern California.

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Fancy Nancy at the Museum 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 26 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I bought this book/CD for my 4 year old. She likes Fancy Nancy and enjoys "reading" along with the narration on the CD. Cute story.
MZDoc More than 1 year ago
I got this book to help my daughter on her path to reading success. Because I have such a love for reading I want to share this experience with her. She love this book. Fancy Nancy at the Museum makes her love to read. She enjoys the easiness of the book. the words and story is great for her being a beginner reader. I will have her read more in this series of books.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It wont work on my nook color. My 4 yr old would love it!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Paid for book and when I tried to open it, it's not supported in my device!
rachellwin on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Fancy Nancy goes on a field trip to the museum, using "fancy" words to describe the things around her. On the trip, Nancy goes through an emotional rollercoaster of excitement for the museum, discomfort after eating too much and getting on a bumpy school bus, and then excitement again after using her teacher's creativity to fashion a new outfit after the one she was wearing was ruined by her motion sickness. Nancy's use of big words - and then defining them - is a great way to introduce young readers to the fun of learning new vocabulary. The illustrations are bright and active, using swirling fluid lines and lots of pinks and purples that are sure to attract young female readers. I would recommend this book for the children's section of a public library.
elle0467 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Fancy Nancy goes to the museum where she learns new words and describes the things around them and then gives the meanings of the words.
dbhutch on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
In this book Nancy is going to the museum with her art class. Her art teacher Ms. Glass switches clothes with Nancy , She had a painting shirt on and at the end Nancy painted a picture for her art teacher.
cflorap on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Nancy likes to make everything to be fancy. She uses fancy words for simple things, adorns herself in fancy clothes and accessories, and delights in flourishes, sparkles, and hyperbole. In this I Can Read! level 1 book, Nancy is going on a field trip to an art museum. She has dressed up for the occassion and is really excited, but on the bus trip she gets sick. Nancy is really upset because she gets some vomit on her fancy clothes, but her teacher Ms. Glass saves the day. Nancy goes on to enjoy the art museum in all its fanciness and paints a picture for Ms. Glass to thank her.Beginning readers, especially those who enjoyed having Fancy Nancy picture books read to them, will enjoy and appreciate this Level 1 book. Sentences are short or broken up into short lines, the plot is relevant to their lives, and the vocabulary is mostly simple and supported by illustrations or other contextual clues. The author has skillfully incorporated the types of long or unusual "fancy" words that Nancy is so fond of by having Nancy explain many of them in parentheses, e.g. "I am overjoyed. (That's a fancy word for very happy.)," or having the adults in the book define unfamiliar words in a teacherly manner, such as when Ms. Glass tells the class "Today we will see masterpieces! That's a fancy word for great paintings." There is also a glossary at the back that defines the eleven "fancy words" in the book, including pronunciations for the French words "beret" and "merci." The in-text definitions and the glossary can help teach vocabularly-building strategies for young readers when teachers and parents model their use and encourage young readers to find out the meanings of unfamiliar words in other books by asking or looking in the glossary or a dictionary.This story is exciting and likely to hold the interest of girls between the ages of five and seven, as the field-trip storyline may not be relevant to younger readers even if they are reading at this level and older children may seek more detailed plots. Full-color illustrations support the story without dominating pages or interfering with the text. This is a great early-reader choice for children's and elementary school libraries.
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Caroline Tolson More than 1 year ago
I can,t belive i read this it is about a little girl that throws up because she eats too much lunch it was gross
scrapladySL More than 1 year ago
my granddaughters just loved this book.
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My almost five-year old daughter enjoys the Fancy Nancy series. Some of the words are a bit difficult for her age, but the book is a good tool for advancing her vocabulary. She is in a French language program, so I like the French themes and words interspersed throughout the series. I read this particular book to my daughter before our visit to a museum, and I thought it made for nice discussion of what she could expect to see.
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KabrinaB More than 1 year ago
This book is just as wonderful as all the rest. If your child enjoys the other Fancy Nancy books you won't be disappointed!!
petruro More than 1 year ago
I liked this book for my daughter. She is having trouble reading and this book was an easy read and fun to read. She did well.
Patty_York More than 1 year ago
I love Fancy Nancy and this book delivers.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
teached meanning of words in a funny way..builds vocab