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Orca Book Publishers Spring 2017 Trade

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You Can Read
By (author): Helaine Becker Illustrated by: Mark Hoffmann
9781459813243 Hardcover, Picture book, Printed dust jacket English Juvenile: Age (years) from 3 - 5, Grade (CAN) from P - K, Grade (US) from P - K, Reading age from 3 - 5 JUVENILE FICTION / Books & Libraries Feb 28, 2017
$19.95 CAD
Active 8.75 x 10.75 x 0.43 in 32 pages full color images FSC certified – mixed sources C016245 Orca Book Publishers
 
Resource Links The Year's Best 2017, Commended CLEL Bell Award 2018, Short-listed Alcuin Society Awards for Excellence in Book Design in Canada 2018, Commended
Books are awesome.
And so are the people who read them.


In this fun and funny celebration of literacy, kids of all ages will discover that the act of reading is a daring adventure that can take you anywhere! You can read at the playground, under the sea, at the opera and even in outer space! It turns out you can read everywhere! And when you do, you open yourself to a universe of adventure.

Presented in light-hearted, rib-tickling verse that's perfect for reading aloud, You Can Read sings it loud and proud: Books are awesome. And so are the people who read them.

Helaine Becker is the bestselling author of more than seventy books for children and young adults. For more information, visit www.helainebecker.com.

Mark Hoffmann is a freelance editorial illustrator, children's-book illustrator, fine artist and professor in the illustration department at Montserrat College of Art in Massachusetts. He lives with his wife and son in the New England area. For more information, visit www.studiohoffmann.com.

"Children will find it amusing that they can read on a toilet or in their underwear! A fun read-aloud for a storytime or class visit. This book is definitely worth purchasing." - School Library Journal

"Will have librarians, teachers, and book mavens immediately reaching for it...This will pair nicely with other books about the pleasures of reading and can be used to invite conversation with kids." - Kirkus Reviews

"You Can Read is a delightful picture book that is funny, endearing, and appealing for children of all ages. From the beginning sentence, to the last page, readers are taken on a whirlwind adventure to many places where one can celebrate the joy of reading." - Resource Links

"This quirky, irrepressible picture book lists all the places where you can enjoy a book (or two, or three)...You Can Read is a perfect storytime choice for sharing at school, library, home...'EVERYWHERE!' Highly Recommended." - CM Magazine

"If read aloud, expect howls of delight." - Youth Services Book Reviews

"This picture book celebrates the wonderful life that comes with being a reader and the infinite portability of books…Each quirky illustration takes the text and embeds it right into the story, creating a cohesive interplay of text and illustration…Subtle delights are enough to charm both young readers and the adults reading with them. " - Canadian Children's Book News

"The tale's amusing silliness and heartfelt enthusiasm are endearing, and the message that 'reading's great for doing…Everwhere' is delightfully trumpeted throughout." - School Library Journal—Books to Celebrate International Literacy Day

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