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The Surprise Prize
     

The Surprise Prize

by Anita Yasuda, Steve Harpster (Illustrator)
 

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Sara spends months collecting. box tops from her favorite cereal so she can order the surprise prize. She has lots of ideas of what it could be but soon finds out the prize really is a surprise!

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Sara spends months collecting. box tops from her favorite cereal so she can order the surprise prize. She has lots of ideas of what it could be but soon finds out the prize really is a surprise!

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Children's Literature - Trudy Shiroma Koeffler
Sara the Triceratops is excited to eat her Dino Delights cereal. If she saves enough box tops she can get a prize. Sara and her friends Dot the Diploddocus, Cory the Corythosaurus the TY the T. Rex all have fun guessing what the prize will be. Is it a balloon, a car, or a boat that they could use for adventures? Sara decides it is simply a mystery. She eats the Dino Delights cereal for meals and snacks because she is eager to get her prize. The day finally arrives when she has enough box tops saved. She sends away for the prize and waits. When the truck arrives with the box containing her surprise she calls her friends. Dot, Cory and TY all stand around the box as Sara opens it. To her astonishment it contains many boxes of Dino Delights cereal! Although Sara cannot bear to eat one more piece of Dino Delight cereal she chooses to be thankful. She gladly shares the boxes of cereal with her friends. This book contains a parent page for tips on how to get the most out of the book. Tips include ways to help your child show compression, reading with expression, as well as discussions on character and plot. The end page has a glossary of words and total of words contained in this book. Reviewer: Trudy Shiroma Koeffler; Ages 6 to 8.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781434259691
Publisher:
Capstone Press
Publication date:
07/01/2013
Pages:
31
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
330L (what's this?)
Age Range:
6 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Anita Yasuda is the published author of children's books. She and her family live in Southern Ontario. When she is not writing, she is hiking with her dog Ted, playing tetherball or planning a new adventure.

Steve Harpster has loved to draw funny cartoons, mean monsters, and goofy gadgets since he was able to pick up a pencil. In first grade, he avoided writing assignments by working on the pictures for stories instead. Steve was able to land a job drawing funny pictures for books, and that's really what he's best at. Steve lives in Columbus, Ohio, with his wonderful wife, Karen, and their sheepdog, Doodle.

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