Sunday, March 9, 2014

Hi! Fly Guy

My son is a 6-year-old emerging reader.  I think this is one of the most difficult stages for picking books.  Since reading is still a lot of work, it is important that I find books that he is excited to read and that are at the right reading level for him.

Tedd Arnold's Fly Guy series has been a great find for us. One, it is a series! I found not just one book he likes but a whole series, hooray!  And he loves them.  They are funny and have just the right amount of gross (like getting stuck in a smelly trash can) humor for him to be excited about.
They also have a great word/page ratio for him.  I would say these are not at the level of a brand new reader but a little more experienced beginner reader.


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Emma | My Book Corner said...

You are right - it's a bit of an 'inbetween' age isn't it?!

I'm enjoying the influx of illustrated chapter books on to the market at the moment which are perfect for emerging readers.

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Sean Tiner said...

Great recommendation! Another excellent book is THE ADVENTURES OF CEE LO THE DUCK on Amazon's Kindle: