Arthur's Reading Race [With Two Full Pages of]
Publication Date: June 11, 1996
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Arthur promises to buy ice cream for his little sister, D.W., if she can read ten words.The twosome race to the park, where D.W. is quick to recognize signs such as ZOO, DON'T WALK, POLICE, and ICE CREAM.When she reads WET PAINT before her big brother does, Arthur is in for a colorful surprise
About the AuthorMarc Brown is known best for his ARTHUR series. He grew up in Erie, Pennsylvania where as a child he was influenced by family and friends that would be eventually become the many stories of an aardvark.Trained at the Cleveland Art Institute, Marc went on to create more than 100 picture books for children. Before his current success, however, Marc had many jobs, including stints as a truck driver, soda jerk, actor, chicken farmer, television art director, short order cook, and college professor! He now lives in Hingham, Massachusetts and Martha's Vineyard, with his wife, illustrator and author Laurie Krasny Brown, and their daughter Eliza. Marc and Laurie are the creators of the path-breaking nonfiction Dino Life Guides for Families series.
Born in Poland in 1933, Louis Begley is the author of many novels, including Wartime Lies, About Schmidt and Shipwreck. His wife of thirty years, biographer Anka Muhlstein is the author of La Salle: Explorer of the North American Frontier and, most recently, A Taste for Freedom: The Life of Astolphe de Custine. They live in New York.