Phoebe Sounds It Out

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Product Details

Price
$16.95  $15.59
Publisher
Owlkids
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
8.1 X 0.5 X 9.1 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781771471640
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About the Author

Julie Zwillich is best known as a television personality, writing and hosting shows on Food Network (Summer's Best), CBC (Surprise! It's Edible Incredible!) and TVOKids. She is also an actor, voiceover artist and producer. Phoebe Sounds It Out is her first book. Julie lives in Bend, Oregon, with her husband and twins.

Denise Holmes is an illustrator who lives in Chicago, Illinois, with her husband and daughter. Her days are spent drawing in her studio and her nights are filled with cooking, exploring the neighborhood and reading many books to her daughter before bed. See more of her work at niseemade.com.

Reviews

"Young audiences will enjoy this reassuring tale. Older, more sophisticated scholars who have been introduced to digraphs and blends will love being in the know about Phoebe's unique spelling challenges."--Booklist
"New spellers will relate to Phoebe's dilemma."--Kirkus
"Zwillich's gentle, savvy picture book should leave its mark... An appealing addition to books that introduce the intricate process of writing in an enjoyably creative manner."--School Library Journal
"Authentic...young readers will be able to sympathize with Phoebe's feelings... Highly recommended."--Canadian Review of Materials
"Zwillich uses humour and sincerity to depict Phoebe's rationale while spelling her name. This allows young readers, parents and educators alike to delight in Phoebe's distractions while providing space for empathy."--Resource Links