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Books in I Can Read!, Level 1: Paddington series

  • Clark the Shark: Too Many Treats

    Bruce Hale, Guy Francis

    Paperback (HarperCollins, Feb. 5, 2019)
    Clark the Shark’s mom is making brownies for school. But when Clark decides to taste just one, the impulsive shark can’t stop eating! Yum-yum-YUM. Will the class treat be ruined?With easy-to-read text and Clark’s trademark rhymes, this chocolaty Level One tale will have beginning readers ready to take a bite out of reading! Also included are Clark the Shark’s Bite-Sized Facts, real facts on shark communication, behavior, and more!Clark the Shark: Too Many Treats is a Level One I Can Read, which means it’s perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences.
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  • Pete the Cat Goes Camping

    James Dean

    Paperback (HarperCollins, Sept. 4, 2018)
    New York Times bestselling author and artist James Dean takes readers along for an outdoor adventure with Pete the Cat!In Pete the Cat Goes Camping, Pete can't wait to go hiking, fishing, and eat s'mores by the campfire. But when he hears about the mysterious creature named Bigfoot, Pete can't help but wonder: Is Bigfoot real?Pete the Cat Goes Camping is a Level 1 I Can Read book, which means it's perfect for shared reading with a child.
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  • Splat the Cat: I Scream for Ice Cream

    Rob Scotton

    Paperback (HarperCollins, April 21, 2015)
    Join Splat and his class on a field trip to an ice cream factory in this delectable I Can Read book from New York Times bestselling author-artist Rob Scotton. Splat can barely sit still during the bus ride. He's imagining the mountain of ice cream he thinks he'll get to eat! But when Splat gets there, that mountain becomes more of an avalanche. It's up to Splat and his classmates to save the day!Beginning readers will practice the –eam sound in this easy-to-read addition to the Splat series. Splat the Cat: I Scream for Ice Cream is a Level One I Can Read book, which means it's perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences.
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  • Pinkalicious and the Flower Fairy

    Victoria Kann

    Paperback (HarperCollins, Dec. 31, 2018)
    Readers can watch Pinkalicious and Peterrific on the funtastic PBS Kids TV series Pinkalicious & Peterrific!#1 New York Times bestselling author Victoria Kann brings young readers a Pinkalicious I Can Read adventure about flowers, imagination, and…worms?!Pinkalicious is absolutely positive that a flower fairy will visit her garden. After all, flower fairies love pink, and so does Pinkalicious! When Pinkalicious transforms her garden into a pink wonderland, will it entice the flower fairy to visit? Pinkalicious and the Flower Fairy is a Level One I Can Read book, which means it’s perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences.
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  • Mac and Cheese

    Sarah Weeks, Jane Manning

    Paperback (HarperCollins, Oct. 12, 2010)
    Written in the style of P. D. Eastman’s classic Big Dog . . . Little Dog, this modern-day alley-cat odd couple will delight beginning readers. Mac loves to run and play, but Cheese likes lazy lounging. When Mac's hat blows away, will Cheese sit there like a lump or spring into action to save it?Mac and Cheese is a Level One I Can Read book, which means it’s perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences. Whether shared at home or in a classroom, the short sentences, familiar words, and simple concepts of Level One books support success for children eager to start reading on their own.Plus don't miss these other funny I Can Read favorites from Sarah Weeks and Jane Manning: Mac and Cheese and the Perfect PlanBaa-Choo!Drip, DropPip Squeak
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  • My Favorite Berenstain Bears Stories: Learning to Read Box Set

    Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain, Mike Berenstain

    Paperback (HarperCollins, Sept. 4, 2018)
    Five fun I Can Read adventures in one sturdy box!With a plastic carry-along handle and Velcro closure, this Berenstain Bears box set of Level 1 I Can Reads is packed with entertaining, easy-to-read stories. Follow the Bear family as they have their first sleepover, take a trip to the aquarium, go out West, and more.Great for young readers who are on the go too, whether on vacation trips or back and forth to camp or school.All of the books in this set are Level One I Can Read books, which means they are perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences.
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  • Little Bear

    Elsa Holmelund Minarik, Maurice Sendak

    Paperback (Harper Trophy, Feb. 18, 2003)
    Celebrate the timeless warmth of a mother's love with the very first ever I Can Read book! Meet Little Bear, a friend to millions of children. And meet Mother Bear, who is there whenever Little Bear needs her. When it is cold and snowy outside, she finds just the right outfit for Little Bear to play in. When he goes to the moon, she has a hot lunch waiting for him on his return. And, of course, she never forgets his birthday. This classic from Else Holmelund Minarik and Maurice Sendak was written in 1957 and remains as beloved today as it was then. An ALA Notable Children's Book, this Level One I Can Read is full of warm and lovingly playful stories that are perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences. Whether shared at home or in a classroom, the short sentences, familiar words, and simple concepts of Level One books support success for children eager to start reading on their own.
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  • Pete the Cat and the Cool Caterpillar

    James Dean

    Paperback (HarperCollins, Jan. 2, 2018)
    Pete the Cat meets a super-cool caterpillar in the first Pete the Cat Level 1 I Can Read tale from New York Times bestselling author-illustrator James Dean!Pete thinks he found a new best friend. But when his caterpillar goes missing, Pete has to find out what happened to his new friend. Pete is in for one wild surprise at the end!Pete the Cat and the Cool Caterpillar is a Level I Can Read book, complete with original illustrations from the creator of Pete the Cat, James Dean, and is perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences.
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  • Pete the Cat’s Family Road Trip

    James Dean, Kimberly Dean

    Paperback (HarperCollins, March 31, 2020)
    Pete the Cat and his family go on a cross-country adventure in this Level 1 I Can Read tale from New York Times bestselling creators Kimberly and James Dean! This I Can Read book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 5 to 7 who are ready to read independently. It’s a fun way to keep your child engaged and as a supplement for activity books for children.Pete the Cat and his family are ready explore all the many wonderful American landmarks on their fun family road trip! They visit many famous sights, including Niagara Falls, New Orleans, Savannah, and more.Of course, no true road trip is complete without a flat tire! But the Cat family isn't going to let a small setback get in the way of fun...Pete the Cat's Family Road Trip is a Level I Can Read book, complete with original illustrations from the creators of Pete the Cat, Kimberly and James Dean, and is perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences.
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  • Fancy Nancy and the Too-Loose Tooth

    Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser

    Paperback (HarperCollins, Jan. 3, 2012)
    Nancy touches upon a subject near and dear to all in this Fancy Nancy story from the beloved New York Times bestselling author-illustrator team Jane O’Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser. Nancy absolutely must have her first tooth fall out at school. That way she will be sure to receive the special tooth-holder necklace from the school nurse. But when Nancy's tooth starts wiggling at home, she is worried she might lose it before class. How can Nancy make sure her loose tooth falls out at school?Fancy Nancy and the Too-Loose Tooth is a Level One I Can Read book, which means it's perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences. The back matter features a list of the rich vocabulary words that are used throughout the story along with their definition.
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  • I Want to Be a Doctor

    Laura Driscoll, Catalina Echeverri

    Paperback (HarperCollins, March 13, 2018)
    For the child who says, "I want to be a doctor when I grow up!" And for any child who wants a gentle behind-the-scenes look at being a doctor. This I Can Read book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 5 to 7 who are ready to read independently. It’s a fun way to keep your child engaged and as a supplement for activity books for children.Doctors help sick and hurt people feel better. When little brother Jack hurts his foot, the family gets to meet all kinds of doctors.With this story blending narrative with nonfiction elements, readers meet the doctors who heal broken bones, help fix teeth, and even work in laboratories!I Want to Be a Doctor is part of a new I Can Read series that introduces young readers to important community helpers. This Level One I Can Read is perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences.
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  • Chicken on Vacation

    Adam Lehrhaupt, Shahar Kober

    Paperback (HarperCollins, June 5, 2018)
    Zoey the chicken needs a vacation!Zoey knows you don’t need to go to the shore to have the perfect beach day...but you do need a great imagination and a treasure map! Will Zoey lead her barnyard pals to buried treasure?Chicken on Vacation is a Level One I Can Read, which means it's perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences.From the author-illustrator duo that brought you the hilarious Chicken in Space, Chicken in School, and Chicken in Mittens, a Level One I Can Read that School Library Journal calls “a fun book that is perfect for budding readers.”
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