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MORRIS GOES TO SCHOOL (I Can Read Book Series, Level 1)

Author: Bernard Wiseman

Illustrator: Bernard Wiseman

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Publisher: HarperTrophy, Reprint edition,

Material: paperback

Summary: Morris the Moose discovers he needs to go to school to learn how to read, count, and buy his favorite gumdrops. This is a story that helps kids understand how what they learn in school works in the real world.

Type of Reading: family reading, playtime reading, learning to read, read aloud book

Recommended Age: read together: 4 to 7; read yourself: 5 to 8

Interest Level: 4 to 6

Reading Level: 2

Age of Child: Started reading with boy 6 years old.

Young Reader Reaction: To our first grader, it was funny that a moose could go to school. It reminds him about his own first school experiences.

Adult Reader Reaction: I thought it was good.

Pros: The story is useful for assuaging any fears a child may have about going to school: if a moose can do it, you can too. Also a good first-grade reader for the developing bibliophile.

Cons: None.

Borrow or Buy: Borrow, especially if it's to help your preschooler adapt to school. The need for the book will pass quickly.

If You Liked This Book, Try: A BIRTHDAY PRESENT FOR MAMA (Step into Reading Series, a Step 2 Book)   I TOOK THE MOON FOR A WALK   DANNY AND THE DINOSAUR GO TO CAMP (I Can Read Book Series, Level 1)

Educational Themes: The book is good for introducing school awareness, and practicing and math and reading skills.

Literary Categories: Fiction - animal characters, school, easy reader series, humor

Date(s) Reviewed: January 2005

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