Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 9 to 12
- Grade: 4 to 7
- Reading age: 9 to 12
The Teachers’ Guide to accompany Norbert Nipkin by Robert McConnell.
This perennially best-selling classic is your passport into the magic realm of Nipkins. Irresistible rhymes and mood-setting paintings introduce Norbert, a young Nipkin, who is warned by his nanny about the terrible cave-dwelling giants called Zlogs. When Norbert is captured by a young Zlog named Grog, he uses the only defense he can muster - his voice. After getting over his shock that Nipkins can talk, Grog listens to and even protects Norbert in what is the beginning of a fast friendship. The characters are endearing, the setting is inventive, the effect magical. Discover for yourself what has already enchanted tens of thousands of children.