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Contributor(s): Marsh, Laura
ISBN: 1426308493     ISBN-13: 9781426308499
Publisher: Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books
    OUR PRICE: $4.50  
Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: August 2011
Annotation: Developed by National Geographic in consultation with literacy education experts, a series of high-interest, exciting and easy-to-read books contain simple text, National Geographic photography and kid-friendly diagrams, as well as loads of information about subjects that really matter to kids.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Ponies; Juvenile literature.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Readers
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Animals | Horses
Dewey: 636.16
LCCN: 2011276132
Lexile Measure: 440
Academic/Grade Level: Kindergarten, Ages 5-6
Series: National Geographic Readers
Book type: Easy Non Fiction
Physical Information: 9.25" H x 6.00" W x 0.10" (0.20 lbs) 32 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 146075
Reading Level: 2.3   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.

Contributor Bio(s): LAURA MARSH is a long time contributor to National Geographic Children's Books. She has written a large number of books in National Geographic Readers series and also in the Mama Mirabelle and Toot and Puddle series.

Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2012 Spring)
These leveled readers offer very basic information about the title animals. Clearly delineated headings introduce each subtopic (e.g., "What Is a Pony?"). Simple sentence structures, along with corny jokes ("On which day do cheetahs eat their prey? Chewsday!"), excellent well-captioned photos, and sidebars, increase accessibility. Glos. [Review covers these National Geographic Readers titles: Cheetahs and Ponies.]