Ready, Set, Read!: The Beginning Reader's Treasury
Ready, Set, Read!: The Beginning Reader's Treasury   -     By: Joanna Cole, Stephanie Calmenson
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Doubleday / 1990 / Hardcover

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There is no better gift a caring adult can give a child than the gift of reading. And what better way is there to begin than with this rich treasury of classic and original stories, poems, and humor? Ready.. Set.. Read! was created especially for beginning readers. It includes renowned works featuring some of the best-loved characters in children's literature, such as Else Holmelund Mikarik's and Maurice Sendak's Little Bear, Beranrd Wiseman's Morris, and Arnold Love's Frog and Toad. It also offers poetry by such celebrated authors as Eve Merriam, John Ciardi, and Gwendolyn Brooks, plus original stories, jokes, and word games by a host of distinguished children's book writers and illustrations. In keeping with the needs of its audience, the book has simple vocabulary, large, easy-to-read type, and bright full-color illustrations. Ready.. Set.. Read! is an inspiring collection- a stepping-stone to a lifelong love of literature.

Product Information

Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 144
Vendor: Doubleday
Publication Date: 1990
Dimensions: 9.46 X 7.74 X 0.52 (inches)
ISBN: 0385414161
ISBN-13: 9780385414166

Publisher's Description

Created especially for children who are learning  to read, this anthology contains renowned works  with some of the best-loved characters in children's  literature--including Else Holmelund Minarik and  Maurice Sendak's Little Bear, Arnold Lobel's Frog  and Toad, and the madcap creations of Dr. Seuss.  Also included is poetry by Eve Merriam, Lilian Moore  and Gwendolyn Brooks; as well as stories, poems,  riddles and word games.

An American Bookseller Pick of the  Lists.

Author Bio

Joanna Cole has taught elementary school, worked with a news magazine, and was for several years a senior editor of children’s books. Today she is a full-time author writing for children. Among the dozens of highly praised children’s books she has written are The Magic School Bus books. She has compiled numerous anthologies, including several with Stephanie Calmenson. She lives in Connecticut with her husband and daughter.

Stephanie Calmenson is the author of many books for children, including Dinner at the Panda PalaceThe Principal’s New Clothes, and What Am I? Very First Riddles. She is also the compiler, with Joanna Cole, of several anthologies, including The Read Aloud Treasury and A Pocketful of Laughs. Before becoming a full-time writer, she was an elementary-school teacher and a children’s book editor. She lives in New York City.

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"An  excellent introduction to a variety of  literature."--School Library Journal,  starred review.

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