There's a Battle of the Bands contest in town, but Junior is too afraid to play his tuba in a band, he doesn't think he'll win. When all of his friends are practicing for the contest in their bands, Junior feels left out. Will Junior learn that unless he tries he will always lose? This beginning reader is perfect for your new reader with short sentences, familiar words, and simple concepts.
This series of Veggie Tale Level One I Can Read books at are sure to become favorites of young emergent readers and their parents and teachers. Using the beloved characters of Bob and Larry as well as their other Veggie friends, young readers will learn strong morals and values as well as be charmed by the humor and accessibility of the I Can Read brand. Junior plays the tuba. But when friends and family encourage him to compete in the Battle of the Bands, he says, No! Junior does not have the self-confidence he needs to play in front on people. Will Junior grow in the confidence he needs to help his friends and play in the Battle of the Bands?
Throughout her career, Karen Poth has held various positions in the Children's Entertainment Industry including Vice President of Design at Big Idea/VeggieTales, Product Developer at Walt Disney World, CCO of SpringSprang Studio, and Kid's Innovation Strategist at Hallmark Cards. She holds a masters degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri. She lives with her husband and seven-year-old son in Lenexa, KS.
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