Gran on a Fan

Gran on a Fan : Silly Short Vowels

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Written by elementary reading specialist Kevin Bolger, these short, wacky comics are designed to teach beginning readers the five short vowel sounds and will make anyone a fan of phonics. Zany, graphic illustrations from award-winning artist Ben Hodson and carefully controlled text make Gran on a Fan perfect for both beginners just learning to decode and for older or reluctant readers who need a refresher in foundational phonics rules. Readers who are fans of Gran on a Fan can also brush up on their long vowel sounds with the companion book, Lazy Bear, Crazy Bear. Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 40 pages
  • 178 x 229 x 6mm | 249g
  • HarperCollins
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0062285963
  • 9780062285966
  • 887,381

Review quote

"New readers...will hardly be aware that they are supposed to be learning basic phonics because they will be giggling." -- Kirkus Reviews
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Back cover copy

These short, wacky comics are designed to teach beginning readers the five short vowel sounds and will make anyone a fan of phonics. Zany, graphic illustrations and carefully controlled text make Gran on a Fan perfect for both beginners just learning to decode words and for older or reluctant readers who need a refresher in foundational phonics rules.
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About Kevin Bolger

Kevin Bolger, an elementary reading specialist who has taught primary and beginner readers for more than fifteen years, is the author of Zombiekins, Sir Fartsalot Hunts the Booger, and the three previous books in this beginner reader series: Gran on a Fan; Lazy Bear, Crazy Bear; and Fun with Ed and Fred. He lives in Ottawa, Canada. Ben Hodson is an award-winning illustrator of more than twenty children's books, including Gran on a Fan; Lazy Bear, Crazy Bear; and Fun with Ed and Fred. He lives and works in Peterborough, Canada.
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Rating details

33 ratings
3.78 out of 5 stars
5 36% (12)
4 21% (7)
3 27% (9)
2 15% (5)
1 0% (0)
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