Lionel in the Summer

Lionel in the Summer

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Summer is here, and Lionel has big plans. He makes a long list of things to do, from flying spaceships to building castles. But how will he find time for them all? In three other stories, Lionel stays awake for the Fourth of July fireworks, strikes it rich at his lemonade stand, and survives a family car trip. "Children will identify with and laugh with the characters." --School Library Journal
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 149.86 x 223.52 x 5.08mm | 45.36g
  • PUFFIN
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 0141308249
  • 9780141308241
  • 2,121,876

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Summer is here!Lionel has big plans for the summer. He makes a long list of things to do, from flying spaceships to building castles. But how will he find time for them all? In three other stories, Lionel stays awake for the Fourth of July fireworks, strikes it rich at his lemonade stand, and survives a family car trip to the mountains.Each Puffin Easy-to-Read book has a color-coded reading level to make book selection easy for parents and children. Because all children are unique in their reading development, Puffin's three levels make it easy for teachers and parents to find the right book to suit each individual child's reading readiness.Level 1: Short, simple sentences full of word repetition -- plus clear visual clues to help children take the first important steps toward reading.Level 2: More words and longer sentences for children just beginning to read on their own.Level 3: Lively, fast-paced text -- perfect for children who are reading on their own.
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About Dr Stephen Krensky

"I did not have the kind of childhood most people would choose to write about. It was happy and uneventful, with only the occasional bump in the night to keep me on my toes. In my spare time, however, I often imagined myself in various stories -- as Mighty Mouse, Robin Hood, Popeye or Superman. "I always liked to make up stories, especially lying in bed at night before I fell asleep. "It was not until I was twenty that I actually took up ceative writing. One of my favorite parts of the process was imagining myself in various characters' shoes, even if those characters - dragons for example - didn't wear shoes at all. A year later, in 1975, I graduated from Hamilton College and began a six-month internship at the "New York Times Book Review." "Since then I have been a full-time writer for children. I married my wife, Joan, in 1984, and we settled in my hometown of Lexington, Massachusetts, where we live with our two sons, Andrew and Peter. "When I feel like I've spent enough time hunched over my computer, I like to play soccer and softball, and read books written by other people." copyright (c) 2000 by Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers. All rights reserved.
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4 20% (5)
3 28% (7)
2 16% (4)
1 8% (2)
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