Mother Vowel Nicknames Her Children

Mother Vowel Nicknames Her Children

by Betty Ward Cain

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Overview

Mother Vowel Nicknames Her Children by Betty Ward Cain

Mother Vowel noticed that other children had short, friendly nicknames.
She decides to give her children nicknames. From the baby to the tallest
one, she finds something special about each one and gives them perfect
short names.
Learning the sounds of vowels is difficult for beginning readers because
there are so many different sounds associated with each letter. This book
gives your child a memorable story so the short sound of each vowel is
easy to learn. Once a child learns the long and short (names) sounds, they
are on their way to being able to decipher words. This entertaining story
helps beginning readers learn the short sounds for all five of the vowels.
The colorful characters remain in childrens’ minds. When they are reading,
they will try out the long and short vowel sounds to decipher the words.
What a fun and easy way to learn short vowel sounds. The book includes
games to play using the short vowel sounds and there is a recipe for the
Happiness Cookies mother vowel bakes in the story. It is impossible to eat
these cookies and not be happy.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940148546658
Publisher: Bedford Publications
Publication date: 10/26/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 60
File size: 2 MB
Age Range: 3 - 5 Years

About the Author

Betty Ward Cain is a published author, musician and retired teacher. She is listed in the Cambridge who’s who. Mrs. Cain has worked with kindergarten students for over 30 years. She comes from a long line of ministers, musicians, teachers and song writers.
Mrs. Cain grew up in a minister’s home. Her father (Rev. T. N. Ward)
and grandfather (Rev. L. M. Justice) were Church of God ministers. She desires to pass on her Christian heritage and bring the values she learned during her childhood to children today.
The author became a Christian when she was only 5 years old. She has spent most of her life in some type of ministry as a Sunday School teacher, soloist, choir member, children’s choir director, vacation Bible school teacher, and has held most positions in her church.
Mrs. Cain began writing several years before she retired from teaching. After taking a class at Lee University with Dr. Cliff Schimmels, she began her career in writing. Dr. Schimmels was published many times in his lifetime. After turning in a writing assignment in his class, Dr. Schimmels told her she should share her gifts with others. She had never believed in her abilities until he gave her the encouragement she needed.
Mrs. Cain lives with her husband, Jay, in Cleveland, TN. They have one son, Jeremy, who is married to Beth Grabensteder Cain and the couple has three children. The delight of Mrs. Cain’s life is her three grandchildren. Madelin is a loving, sweet and kind young lady who desires to please. Sophie has a great zest for life. She is intelligent and observant and loves to give and receive hugs. Sammy is highly intelligent for a child so young. He loves life and loves people. He also loves to make his grandmother laugh.

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