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Children's Fiction Size & Shape

Dot the Ladybug: The Missing Dot

by (author) Kallie George

illustrated by Stephanie Fizer Coleman

Publisher
HarperCollins
Initial publish date
Jul 2024
Category
Size & Shape, Beginner, Insects, Spiders, etc.
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780063137493
    Publish Date
    Jul 2024
    List Price
    $7.25
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9780063137509
    Publish Date
    Jul 2024
    List Price
    $21.99

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3

Description

"An introduction to reading—and to the gentlest of mysteries...by turns funny and sweet—and sure to hit the spot." —Kirkus Reviews

"Readers will enjoy solving a dot-themed mystery in the latest series installment...a wonderfully shareable early reader that is perfect for schools and libraries." —School and Library Journal

Dot the ladybug is back! This time Dot helps her dog friend Spots look for the hole in his snack. Kallie George’s fun yet simple wordplay pairs perfectly with Stephanie Fizer Coleman’s adorable illustrations in this My First I Can Read adventure for beginning readers.

Spots the Dog has a problem. His snack has a hole in it. But could it be whole with a hole? Dot the Ladybug is on the case in this delicious story.

With playful text and joyful, bright art, this My First I Can Read book is perfect for shared reading with a child. Books at this level feature basic language, word repetition, and whimsical illustrations, ideal for sharing with emergent readers. The active, engaging stories have appealing plots and lovable characters, encouraging children to continue their reading journey.

Praise for Dot the Ladybug: Dot Day

A Junior Library Guild Selection

“George’s entertaining new early reader is perfect for the classroom or any setting. Children, parents, and teachers will enjoy reading and sharing Dot’s story.” —School Library Journal

“A good pick for kids who are drawn to Elephant and Piggie books.” —ALA Booklist

About the authors

KALLIE GEORGE works as an author and editor in Vancouver, and she holds a master's in children's literature from the University of British Columbia. In addition to writing and editing, Kallie is a speaker and leads workshops for aspiring writers. She finds all eggs enchanting, even ordinary ones.

WEB: www.kalliegeorge.com

ALEXANDRA BOIGER grew up in Munich, Germany, where she studied graphic design, and then began a career in feature animation, allowing her to work for Warner Bros. UK and DreamWorks. Since transitioning to children's book illustration, she has worked on numerous popular titles, including the Tallulah series. She lives with her husband and daughter in northern California.

WEB: www.alexandraboiger.com

Kallie George's profile page

Stephanie Fizer Coleman is an illustrator with a penchant for playful color and rich texture. Having grown up in a rural area surrounded by nature, it's no surprise that furry and feathered creatures are her favorite subjects to draw. When she's not drawing, Steph can be found sipping tea and reading books. She lives in West Virginia with her husband and two dogs.

Stephanie Fizer Coleman's profile page

Editorial Reviews

"An introduction to reading—and to the gentlest of mysteries... by turns funny and sweet—and sure to hit the spot." — Kirkus Reviews

"Readers will enjoy solving a dot-themed mystery in the latest series installment... a wonderfully shareable early reader that is perfect for schools and libraries." — School Library Journal

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