Mabel hates her name - it's so boring. Then she sees a glamorous singer on television called Mabel...and realizes that her own name is just fine after all.Mabel wears her favourite red dress to school but some of her classmates tell her she looks like a tomato. Their teasing makes Mable hate her dress, until she realizes that it doesn't matter what other people say about her.The "I Am Reading" series provides just the right balance of challenge and support for newly independent readers. Large, easy-to-read type, satisfying stories by top writers and cheerful full-colour pictures help children make the transition from picture books to chapter books. Each book includes a bookmark flap, tips for beginner readers and either short, numbered chapters or two short stories.
- Mixed media product | 48 pages
- 144 x 202 x 8mm | 140.61g
- 04 Feb 2008
- Pan MacMillan
- Kingfisher Books Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- full-colour artwork illustrations
About Frieda Wishinsky
Frieda Wishinsky writes picture books, chapter books and non-fiction. Her books include Oonga Boonga (Transworld UK, Dutton US) which was an American Bookseller Pick of the List, and Jennifer Jones Won't Leave Me Alone (HarperCollins Canada). Born and educated in New York City, Frieda now lives in Toronto, Canada, with her family. Sue Heap is an exciting artist who illustrates children's books full-time. Her picture book Cowboy Baby (Walker) won the 1998 Smarties Book Prize and she co-illustrated Jacqueline Wilson's Double Act with Nick Sharratt. Her Kingfisher picture book Baby Bill and Little Lill has also received wide praise. Sue lives in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire.