n these very short Mother Goose tales with a twist, young readers will learn what happens when Humpty Dumpty begs a doctor to fix his broken shell, Little Miss Muffet befriends the spider beside her, and Baa Baa Black sheep sheds his wool! The award-winning and best-selling team of Mary Ann Hoberman and Michael Emberley brings new life to classic nursery rhyme favorites. With clear, color-coded typography and clever illustrations, this third You Read to Me, I'll Read to You book "in two voices" uses tradition reading it teaching techniques--alliteration, rhyme, and repetition--to invite young children to read along with and adult. Recommended for ages 4 to 8.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 32 Vendor: Hachette Book Group, USA Publication Date: 2005 Dimensions: 11.0 X 8.5 (inches)
ISBN: 0316144312 ISBN-13: 9780316144315 Availability: In Stock Ages: 4-8
Join the fun as 17 familiar nursery rhyme characters take starring roles in this latest addition to the New York Times bestselling series You Read to Me, I'll Read to You. Designed with budding readers in mind, each of the tales is set in three columns with color-coded type as a script for two voices to read separately and together. Whether it's Humpty Dumpty negotiating with a doctor to fix his cracked shell, Little Miss Muffet inviting the spider to share her curds and whey, or Old King Cole enjoying a feline fiddle recital, these tales with a twist will delight and amuse young readers.
Mary Ann Hoberman is the author of t the classic A House is a House for Me, which won a National Book Award, as well as the bestselling Sing-Along Stories series.
Michael Emberley is the New York Times best-selling illustrator of It's Perfectly Normal by Robie Harris and has created several books of his own, including Ruby and Dinosaurs! A Drawing Book. He lives in San Diego, California.