Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 3 to 5
- Grade: p to k
Follow three adventurers as they sail off to sea, take to the air in a hot-air balloon, and trek through the world's forests in this award-winning series. Little ones will relish opening the flaps to identify creatures and other objects that hide within. A winning combination of bright colors; simple, eye-catching shapes; and an easy, rollicking text guarantee that this series will be pulled off the shelf time and time again.
About the authors
Richard Thompson's widely beloved early work within the band Fairport Convention revived British folk traditions, and his duet albums and performances with Linda Thompson are legendary. His songs have been covered by Elvis Costello, David Byrne, Bonnie Raitt, Emmylou Harris, and R.E.M., among others. He continues to write and perform, and to tour widely. He lives in New Jersey.
Richard Thompsonï¿½s works have earned him a Mr. Christieï¿½s Book Award Silver Seal and a Governor Generalï¿½s Award nomination. A popular touring author and storyteller, Richard lives with his wife and daughter in Prince George, British Columbia.
Kim LaFave is a prolific picture book artist with many titles to his name, including Amos's Sweater, Ben Over Night, and Big Ben, which earned him the Mr. Christie's Book Award Silver Seal. He has also won the Governor General's Award, the Ruth Schwartz Children's Book Award, and the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award. Kim lives on the west coast of Canada, in Robert's Creek, British Columbia.