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Books in Puffin Easy-To-Read: Level 1 series

  • Fox On The Job

    James Marshall

    School & Library Binding (Turtleback Books, Aug. 1, 1995)
    FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Fox tries to earn the money for a new bicycle in several different jobs.
  • Viper

    Lisa Thiesing

    Paperback (Puffin, Nov. 10, 2003)
    Peggy the pig receives a mysterious call from the Viper, warning that he is coming in one year. Repeated calls count down the time and add to the suspense. Who is the Viper? Based on an old summer camp story.
  • The Little Red Hen: Level 2

    Harriet Ziefert

    Paperback (Puffin, Sept. 1, 1995)
    The classic tale of the hen who has no one to help her grow, harvest, and mill the wheat, but several who want to eat the fruit of her labors
  • Tiny Goes To The Library

    Cari Meister, Rich Davis

    Library Binding (Turtleback, July 1, 2000)
    FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Tiny the dog is a big help at the library when his owner takes out too many books to carry home.
  • We Are All Me: TOON Level 1

    Jordan Crane

    Hardcover (TOON Books, Sept. 4, 2018)
    A poetic and lyrical picture book, bursting with colors, about our interdependent world, from cell to self and seed to sky."With bright artwork and a spare, poetic text, this inviting comic for little ones takes on a truly gigantic topic: the interconnectedness of the universe... It’s eye-catching stuff, and the tone of the text is general enough that, if the concept soars over the heads of little ones, they’ll still be able to grasp the overall message, which is warm, encouraging, and hopeful."--Booklist
  • Mummy Riddles

    Katy Hall, Lisa Eisenberg

    Paperback (Puffin, Sept. 1, 1999)
    Beginning and reluctant young readers will thoroughly enjoy a collection of forty-two easy-to-read and fun-to-share riddles about mummies, accompanied by lively, goofy illustrations. By the creators of Batty Riddles. Reprint.
  • Batty Riddles: Level 3

    Katy Hall, Lisa Eisenberg, Nicole Rubel

    Paperback (Puffin, Sept. 1, 1997)
    A collection of riddles about bats, including "Why did the little bat walk around in his pajamas? He didn't have a bat robe!"
  • Tiny Goes Camping

    Cari Meister, Rich Davis

    Library Binding (Turtleback, March 1, 2007)
    FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. During a camping excursion in the backyard, Tiny and his friend sing songs, chase frogs, and capture fireflies, but when it is bedtime, they discover Tiny isn't quite tiny enough for the tent!
  • Three by the Sea

    Edward Marshall, James Marshall

    Library Binding (Perfection Learning, May 1, 1994)
    Using their cache of already published easy-to-read books, Puffin launched their Easy-to-Read program. Favorite stories by such beloved authors as James Marshall, Jean Van Leeuwen, and Harriet Ziefert are certain to attract readers to this series. Though the quality of stories in this series is uneven, some of them are superb. Like most other beginning-to-read series, Puffin Easy-to-Read is divided into reading levels. Level 1 uses sentences with clear and simple words and illustrations that help the reader understand the story line. Level 2 is the springboard for emerging readers: the stories use longer sentences, yet maintain a vocabulary easy enough for the child to feel comfortable on his or her own. Level 3 offers more challenging sentences and longer stories. Kindergarten - Grade 3.
  • Breakout at the Bug Lab

    Professor Ruth Horowitz, Joan Holub

    Library Binding (Perfection Learning, Nov. 1, 2002)
    Max, a Madagascar cockroach, is as big as a bite-sized candy bar and hisses like a snake when he is mad. Leo and his brother are fascinated. Out of all of the bugs in their mother's bug lab, Max is definitely the best. But now, Max is on the loose in the lab! To make matters worse, there's a party there today. Leo and his brother have to find Max before he makes people scream-or worse. "A book in which everything is just right." ("School Library Journal")
  • Tiny's Bath

    Cari Meister, Rich Davis

    School & Library Binding (Turtleback Books, Feb. 1, 1999)
    FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Tiny is a very big dog, who loves to dig, and when it is time for his bath, his owner has trouble finding a place to bathe him.
  • Quick Chick

    Julia Hoban, Lillian Hoban

    Paperback (Demco Media, April 1, 1995)
    Although he seems much slower than the other chicks, Jenny Hen's youngest chick finally earns his name--Quick Chick.