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Drew the Screw

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Drew the Screw

by Mattia Cerato
Illustrator(s): Mattia Cerato
Paperback | Pages : 24
Size: 8 X 10 | USD $6.99
ISBN: 9780823435418 | Pub Date: 2016-02-28

Grade: FIRST | Age: 4 to 8
Other Editions: Hardcover, Ebook

Themes: Self-Esteem, Acceptance & Belonging, Easy Readers
Recommendations: A,K

About the Book

Beginning readers can build their phonics skills with this story about a group of tools with personality.

The pencil draws, the tape measures, the saw cuts and the drill makes holes. Together with the boy, they are building a treehouse. "What can you do?" the tools ask Drew. Drew worries that he can't do cool things like the other tools. But when boy comes for him, Drew is surprised to get a job that's not only important but just right.

"Cerato brings the coolness of working in the toolshed to life."—Kirkus Reviews

"A good choice for children interested in identifying objects and actions they may see going on in their own basements or garages."—Booklist

About the Series

I Like to Read®
books are picture books written and illustrated so that even the newest reader can enjoy a satisfying, quality literary experience. The books in the series are written at kindergarten and early first grade reading levels.

"These books deftly combine text and art to create a positive experience for new readers.—School Library Journal

"This series dares to make entertaining reads from short texts and familiar vocabulary—Kirkus Reviews

"Each one makes the hard world of learning to read enough fun to encourage children at this critical developmental moment to try another one."Vicky Smith, Children's and YA Editor at Kirkus Reviews

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