Fancy Nancy: The Show Must Go On (I Can Read Series Level 1)

Fancy Nancy: The Show Must Go On (I Can Read Series Level 1)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061703720
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 06/23/2009
Series: Fancy Nancy Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 81,595
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 300L (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: The Show Must Go On (I Can Read Series Level 1) 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
SariNC More than 1 year ago
My four year old loves this book. Really she loves all the read to me books. The little girls voice used to read the story entertains her and I overhear her imitating it at times.
MickiH More than 1 year ago
My daughter loves all the Fancy Nancy books. They have all helped in her ever increading success in reading.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My bff emmy used to adore these books when we were little. So did i but she loved them more. Ch6yna b.
runner_roader on LibraryThing 4 days ago
Fancy Nancy is a funny group of books following Nancy and her daily routines. In "The Show must go on" Nancy's teacher informs the class that they will be having a performance, however Ms. Glass is assigning partners "The means we don't get to choose."Throughout the book, the author gives alternate meanings to the bigger works, such as applause, assign, brainstorm, Kimono, mansion, and adorable. I really like how this is worked into the story. It helps the beginning reader build their vocabulary.A great story for the later beginning reader.
conuly on LibraryThing 4 days ago
I read the original Fancy Nancy book to my nieces, and, at the time, thought that the effect of Nancy stopping every other word to explain that "That's a fancy word for so-and-so" was a little annoying. Having now read several of the early readers, I can honestly say that it is MUCH less annoying when you're not the one reading the book aloud!My niece (who is six and entering the first grade in a week!) found this book easy enough to read with only a little help from me. Help largely consisted of asking her to sound out a word a second time, asking her if the sentence "makes sense" the way she read it, or asking if she's SURE she saw a d (or b, or w) in that word. There were a few words I had to read *for* her, but not more than I'd expect from this style of book. However, it should be noted that she was one of the better readers in her kindergarten class.The revelation that Nancy makes that "Oh, you like LIONS because your name is LIONEL" is especially cute, and the story about befriending a shy kid you think you don't have anything in common with, though it's an overdone topic, is handled well. (Besides, maybe kids this age don't know it's a common topic yet.)I will also note that there are an awful lot of sentences on each page. This is a good book for kids in the later stage of "beginning readers", I think, not in the very early stage.
KimSiljeg on LibraryThing 4 days ago
I had never read Fancy Nancy until I decided to read it for my Children's Literature class. I knew it was quite popular with the young kids today. I was curious why it was so popular. It was cute. I like how the author explains to the reader what the words mean. This is a really nice feature for kids just learning to read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love fancy nancy those books rock
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6 year old girl loved this book