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This Level 1 book is appropriate for children who are just beginning to read. A young dolphin's life is full of adventure! He wants to explore, but danger lurks! Can he escape the killer whale? For children who are just beginning to read and who have a limited vocabulary, these 32-page Level 1 books-about everything from tadpoles to puppies-use word repetition and simple sentences to convey meaning. Picture dictionary boxes with word labels "show" the meanings of words. These books contain between 400 and 450 words each, and they are 80 percent pictures and 20 percent text. The Dorling Kindersley Readers combine an enticing visual layout with high-interest, easy-to-read stories to captivate and delight young bookworms who are just getting started. Written by leading children's authors and compiled in consultation with literacy experts, these engaging books build reader confidence along with a lifelong appreciation for nonfiction, classic stories, and biographies. There is a DK Reader to interest every child at every level, from preschool to grade 4.



About the Author

Karen Wallace

Karen Wallace is an award-winning author of children's books for all ages. The first in her series for younger readers, The Crunchbone Castle Chronicles, was selected for the Summer Reading Challenge in 2006. The Goose Pimple Bay Sagas was a World Book Day recommended read in 2008 and Li Fu's Great Aim was chosen for the 2008 Boys into Books promotion.



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