From Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant and acclaimed illustrator Mark Teague comes Poppleton, a posh and persnickety pig with friends and adventure abound!
Pick a book. Grow a Reader!This series is part of Scholastic's early reader line, Acorn, aimed at children who are learning to read. With easy-to-read text, a short-story format, plenty of humor, and full-color artwork on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and fluency. Acorn books plant a love of reading and help readers grow!Meet Poppleton -- he's the new pig in town! He makes friends with his new neighbor, Cherry Sue. He goes to the library every Monday to read adventure stories. And he helps his friend Fillmore take his medicine when he is sick. This Acorn edition contains brand-new content, including story prompts and how-to-draw pages!
Mark Teague is the international bestselling illustrator (and author) of more than 50 books for children. His numerous awards and honors include the Book Sense Book of the Year Award and the Christopher Medal. He has illustrated 12 full-size books and 11 board books in the widely successful How Do Dinosaurs...? series. He is the author of the popular Dear Mrs. LaRue, Firehouse!, and Jack and the Beanstalk and the French Fries. He lives in New York State.
Praise for Poppleton at Christmas (Poppleton #5):
“This sweet easy chapter book overflows with warmth and coziness and exudes the true spirit of the holiday season: friendship, thoughtfulness, and kindness… A lovely choice to help emergent readers get into the Christmas spirit.” -- Kirkus Reviews
Praise for the Poppleton series:
* "Roundly appealing." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review
* "This sincere... pig will make beginning readers giggle." -- School Library Journal, starred review
"A perfect choice for beginning readers." -- BooklistPraise for the Poppleton series:
* "Roundly appealing." -- Publishers Weekly
, starred review* "This sincere... pig will make beginning readers giggle." -- School Library Journal
, starred review"A perfect choice for beginning readers." -- Booklist