ISBN 9780525582045 – RHUS CHILDREN’S BOOKS – RANDOM HOUSE US: Hardback 24 pp – Sep 2019
TERRY PIERCE is the author of over twenty children’s books, including picture books, easy readers, joke books, and nonfiction. A former Montessori teacher, she now writes, teaches children’s writing workshops, and is a visiting author at elementary schools. She also proudly serves on the board of her regional chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. She has a grown son, and she lives in the high desert of California with her husband and two crazy cats.
BOB McMAHON has always loved to draw. He has illustrated many children’s books, in addition to doing illustration work in advertising. He lives in Southern California with his wife and daughter.
GOOOOOOOOAL!! This Step 1 introduction to practically every child’s first team sport is a win for emergent readers.
No hands–just feet. The game starts. Tweet! Young soccer enthusiasts will build their reading confidence as they learn about basic skills and the thrill of scoring a goal in Terry Pierce’s rhythmic, rhyming Step 1 Reader. As she did in Jack and Jill and T-Ball Bill and Tae Kwon Do!, Pierce captures the excitement of sports while scaffolding reading with alliteration and word families.
Step 1 Readers feature big type and easy words for children who know the alphabet and are eager to begin reading. Rhyme and rhythmic text paired with picture clues help children decode the story.