books have a history of helping young children grow into
reading. This new edition continues the tradition of building
young readers’ confidence and expanding their vocabularies .
Each story introduces a wide variety of familiar objects. As
readers explore the alphabet, they continue to say, "I can read
"b"'s adventure with words includes playing ball with a
bear, discovering a bird in a birdbath, a bee, a baby baboon
with a banana, and many other animal friends. Little "b" has an
exciting ride on a bicycle and sails away on big boat. Pages 30 – 31 expand vocabularies by adding additional words, beginning
with the “b” sound.
"m"'s adventure takes him all the way to the moon in a magic
moon machine. Along the way he and his monkeys have fun with
some merry mice on a merry-go-round. Little "m" has lots of help
from a moose and a magician and bit of magic.
"s" goes on an adventure on the sandy beach by the
sea. He finds so many words beginning with the letter
"s" that he can hardly hold his sound box. There are
different sizes and shapes. Little "s" finds a shovel
and a sand pail and builds a super sand castle in the
sand. Along the way he meets a sailor and goes for a
wonderful ride in a submarine. He even sails in a sail
boat and plays with the sailor on a sea-saw and a slide.
A young reader discovers many blends of the letter S and
the sh sound as
well. Pages 30 and 31 introduce more words
beginning with this letter.
Little "v" fills
her sound box with very pretty valentines. She writes a verse on
every valentine, inviting her friends to a Valentine’s Day
party. What fun they have making valentine hats, puppets,
valentine cakes, cookies, and other very good surprises. After
the party, Little "v" even cleans her house with a vacuum
cleaner. Pages 28 and 29 add more words beginning
with the v sound.
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