DescriptionEvery child loves story time! Books from School Zone’s Start to Read! series, in read-along format, narrate and present fun and friendly stories that help children learn to read.
In Beep, Beep a truck driver gets stopped by a herd of sheep blocking the road. He honks his horn “beep, beep,” at all the sheep, and he closes the gate, but they still make him late. Very late. What can he do? In order to read successfully, children need to master a basic vocabulary of sight words and learn to sound out words. This read-along storybook app makes it extra fun. This Level 1 series selection has beginning vocabulary, many basic sight words, clever rhymes, and a short sentence or two on each page. It’s a super answer to the “Read me a story!” refrain. Easy-to-use settings allow children to control their app experience. If they turn on “Read to Me” mode, they can follow along with the narrator as each word onscreen is highlighted. With it off, they can try reading the story on their own. In both modes, if they get stuck, they can touch any word, any time and hear its pronunciation. Kids can also choose auto-page turning and background music on or off.
• Part of a multi-level series
• Introduces 9-50 new words
• Relies on core words and repetition
• Presents familiar themes and experiences
• Illustrated to provide important picture clues
• Memorable story line and main characters
• Read-to-me audio with dramatic narration
Written by Barbara Gregorich
Illustrated by Ed Taber
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