Books from Maine: A Raising Readers Collection

Books from Maine: A Raising Readers Collection

The 5 year selection from April 2010 - May 2011 (approx) An anthology of five picture books by authors and illustrators who create books in Maine: 'Camping Day' by Patricia Lakin and illustrated by Scott Nash; 'Dino Pets' by Lynn Plourde and illustrated by Gideon Kendall; 'Little Beaver and The Echo' by Amy MacDonald and illustrated by Sarah Fox-Davies; 'Blueberries for Sal' written and illustrated by Robert McCloskey; 'Miss Rumphius' written and illustrated by Barbara Cooney.

ISBN: 9780670012497
Author: Maine Authors
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Binding: Hardcover
Age Group: 5 years

Each year we work with a publisher to find books that are created by talented writers and artists in our state. This year we worked with Penguin Group USA, and they designed this beautiful book for Maine families. We make this special book because it is the final book in the Raising Readers program. We hope it sends the message that Raising Readers, the book's authors, illustrators and publishers, and most importantly, your healthcare providers have enjoyed helping you raise a reader.

There is something special about knowing there are people in our state who spend their days creating and illustrating stories just so that families like yours will have wonderful books to read together. Let your child know that this book was created for her. There is a biography or description of each Maine author or illustrator. Read those biographies with your child. She might like to know how and by whom this book was created.

Activity Kits

There are five activity kits associated with this book.

Get reading tips and developmental information, playgroup ideas for child and parent together time and activities to help parents extend the learning at home.

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