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The New Puppy (Bob Books Stories: Scholastic Reader, Level 1)

By Lynn Maslen Kertell   Illustrated by Sue Hendra   

Scholastic Inc. | ISBN 9781338805123 Paperback
32 Pages | 6.028" x 8.994" | Ages 4 to 6

Scholastic Inc. | ISBN 9781338805130 Ebook
32 Pages | Ages 4 to 6

Experience the delight—and hard work—of adopting a pet in this Scholastic Level 1 Reader from the creators of the beloved Bob Books® learn-to-read phonics box sets. Perfect for reading alongside the Stage 3 Bob Books box sets, or for any child reading at Guided Reading Level G.

Jack and Anna want a puppy. A puppy will be fun! They adopt a little brown dog at the animal shelter and name him Buddy. Buddy loves to play . . . and to make mischief! Can Jack and Anna take care of Buddy and have fun, too?

Bob Books Stories include:

  • Words that children can sound out (decode); both short and long vowels
  • Sight words
  • Simple sentence structures
  • Simple, colorful, friendly illustrations that support children’s reading and add fun!
  • Longer stories than the books in the Bob Books box sets, which helps children build reading endurance

Bob Books has been helping children learn to read through simple phonics and playful text and illustrations for more than forty years. Your child will soon join the millions of happy kids who say, “I read the whole book!”

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