Nothing hooks readers like record breakers, and this book compiles the biggest of everything into an early reader kids can't resist. Starting with animals, and moving through trees and plants, ships, planes, mountains, rivers, deserts, buildings, bridges and much more, each fascinating page of Kingfisher Readers L3: Record Breakers-The Biggest by Claire Llewellyn draws kids in with interwoven photography and text that pushes their reading skills a little further. "Think big " fact boxes and an index add new elements, and a glossary at the back helps define vocabulary highlighted throughout the text. LEVEL 3: READING ALONE WITH SOME HELP Accessible and engaging, with plenty of interest and repetition, and more variety of language and information than level 2. Text introduces a few more challenging words and a wider variety of tenses. Guided Reading Levels: K, L.
About the Author
Claire Llewellyn is a prize-winning author of nonfiction for young readers. In 1992, she won the U.K.'s prestigious Times Educational Supplement Junior Information Book Award. Since then she has written more than one hundred children's books, including two previous "Ask Dr. K. Fisher" titles.
Kate Sheppard is the successful illustrator of more than one hundred children's books. The quirkier the books the more fun she has with her drawings.
Thea Feldman, a children's book writer and editor, has helped develop early reader series for various major children's book publishers. She is also a lifelong animal lover and has written numerous children's books about animals, worked at the Wildlife Conservation Society, and is a writer and editor for the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals. She especially enjoys the opportunity to write early readers about animals. Her cat, Zoe, is not impressed.