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Wild About Books

by Judy Sierra Illustrated by Marc Brown

"It started the summer of 2002, when the Springfield librarian, Molly McGrew, by mistake drove her bookmobile into the zoo."

In this rollicking rhymed story, Molly introduces birds and beasts to this new something called reading. She finds the perfect book for every animal: tall books for giraffes, tiny ones for crickets. "She even found waterproof books for the otter, who never went swimming without Harry Potter."

In no time at all, Molly has them "forsaking their niches, their nests, and their nooks," going "wild, simply wild, about wonderful books."

Judy Sierra's funny animal tale coupled with Marc Brown's lush, fanciful paintings will have the same effect on young Homo sapiens. Altogether, it's more fun than a barrel of monkeys!

Ages
5, 6, 7
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Lexile Measure
NP
DRA
30
Guided Reading
N
Book Type
Read-Aloud Book
Genre
Comedy and Humor

About the Author and Illustrator

Judy Sierra
Marc Brown Children's author and illustrator Marc Brown of the famous Arthur the Aardvark book series connects with his readers in person by visiting children in schools. Sse how they inspire him.

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