Mile 2 books offer word play and pattern stories to keep beginners hooked, and introduce just a few more words per page to keep them challenged. Farmer Pig needs a helper. He calls in his pal, Charlie Cat, to help him out. But Charlie Cat is a little too clumsy for Farmer Pig. Filled with classic Richard Scarry illustrations, this book is sure to please any emergent reader. Originally published in Richard Scarry's Best-Read-It-Yourself Book Ever, this delightful story has been rewritten specifically for Mile 2.
Farmer Pig is having a very busy day. He needs a helper. Charlie Cat can help. Or can he? Time after time, Charlie causes hilarious mayhem as he tries to assist with milking the cow, watering the garden and clearing the table.
While strengthening their word recognition skills, early readers will laugh at the exploits of the hapless pig and cat, and learn that everyone makes mistakes sometimes.
Richard Scarry is one of the worlds best-loved childrens authors EVER! Generations of children all over the world have grown up spending hours poring over his books, filled with all the colorful details of their daily lives. No other illustrator has shown such a lively interest in the words and concepts of early childhood.
In his extraordinary career, Richard Scarry illustrated over 150 books, many of which have never been out of print. His books have sold over 100 million copies around the world, and are currently published in over twenty languages. Richard Scarrys son, Huck, carries on his fathers work today.
Richard Scarry was posthumously awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Illustrators in 2012.
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