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Pete Makes a Mistake (I Like to Read)

Emily Arnold McCully


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In this charming easy-to-read companion to Pete Won't Eat, which earned starred reviews from Kirkus Reviews and School Library Journal, Pete's sister Rose is having a party. She promises Pete some cake if he will deliver invitations to her friends Nell, Don and Gert. What a good deal for Pete! Pete brings Nell and Don their notes, but he gets distracted and forgets all about Gert. On the day of the party, Pete's mistake causes many hurt feelings. Can Pete save the party -- and will he still get cake? An I Like to Read® book. Guided Reading Level E.

Praise For Pete Makes a Mistake (I Like to Read)

"McCully's ink-and-watercolor illustrations employ expressive line and a cheery color palette to support characterization and plot. The sense of movement in several pictures provides added humor and vitality. A mistake to celebrate."—Kirkus Reviews
"The pen and ink watercolors are whimsical and just right for the spare text. Children who are struggling with certain words will likely be able to use the illustrations as a guide. This spot-on title is perfect for brand new readers."—School Library Journal
"With short sentences and simple words that will suit beginning readers and a large format that gives ample space for the artwork, this picture works equally well as a read-aloud choice for groups of younger children."—Booklist

Holiday House, 9780823434220, 24pp.

Publication Date: July 20, 2015

About the Author

Emily Arnold McCully has won many prestigious awards, including the Caldecott Medal for Mirette on the High Wire and a Christopher Award for Picnic. She lives in New York.