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The End of the Rainbow (I Like to Read)

Liza Donnelly


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Find out what's waiting at the end of the rainbow in this Level E book, perfect for kids just beginning to read on their own.
When a glorious, colorful rainbow spreads across the sky after a storm, a girl wonders what might be at the end. Setting out, she gathers traveling companions—a cat, a turtle, a horse. Everyone is excited! But even though the rainbow disappears before they reach the end, it's all right—they found something even better. . . new friends!
Gentle pen-and-watercolor illustrations by The New Yorker cartoonist Liza Donnelly enhance the simple story, giving hints to what everyone expects to find at the end of their journey. 
The award-winning  I Like to Read® series focuses on guided reading levels A through G, based upon Fountas and Pinnell standards.  Acclaimed author-illustrators--including winners of Caldecott, Theodor Seuss Geisel, and Coretta Scott King honors—create original, high quality illustrations that support comprehension of simple text and are fun for kids to read with parents, teachers, or on their own!
With an even wider range of high-frequency vocabulary, Level E stories feature a distinct beginning, middle, and end, with kid-friendly illustrations offering clues for more challenging sentences.  Varied punctuation and simple contractions may be included.

Praise For The End of the Rainbow (I Like to Read)

"This enchanting story might inspire readers to set out on adventures of their own."—School Library Journal

"simple, very repetitive text and friendly pen-and-ink and watercolor illustrations make this a suitable choice for beginning readers."—Horn Book Guide

"fits the bill for those children just beginning to tackle independent reading and should provide a satisfying sense of mastery"—Kirkus Reviews

Holiday House, 9780823433964, 24pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2015

About the Author

Liza Donnelly is a cartoonist for The New Yorker, and the author and illustrator of numerous books for children and adults. Her book Women On Men was a finalist for the Thurber Prize for American Humor.  She is the resident cartoonist of CBS News, and reports on live events with digital sketching, a form of journalism she created and pioneered.  She travels widely to speak about the impact and potential of political cartoons.  Liza lives in Rhinebeck, New York.