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See Me Play (I Like to Read)

Paul Meisel


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Paperback (12/8/2020)


What fun! A playful pack of dogs chase a ball and find new friends! This Level C book is perfect for kindergarteners and rising first graders.

I see a ball. The bird has the ball. The whale has the ball. The lion has the ball. Gulp! No more ball!

This is the third book in an award-winning series. See Me Run is a Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Award Winner, and See Me Dig is a a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year.

Level C books are suitable for mid-to-late kindergarten readers who have mastered basic sight words are ready for more. When Level C is mastered, follow up with Level D.

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 again and again with their parents, teachers or on their own!

A Junior Library Guild Selection!
A Bank Street Best Book of the Year

Praise For See Me Play (I Like to Read)

"The illustrations provide plenty of motion, appealing animal characters, and funny details such as the tennis ball clenched in the whale's jaws. A humorous and effective early reader that meets the standard set by this successful series."—Kirkus Reviews

"The text is large font, incorporates simple sentence structure and repeated word use. Combined with the pictures, there is a definite and satisfying story line. Beginning readers will enjoy the ever-increasing absurdity in the sequence of events. . . . and fans of Meisel will enjoy this new installment." School Library Journal

"With just a single sentence on each double-page spread, a very limited vocabulary, lots of repetition, simple syntax, and clear clues in the lively watercolor illustrations, this book gives new readers plenty of support while also keeping them enormously entertained."—The Horn Book

Holiday House, 9780823438327, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 11, 2019

About the Author

PAUL MEISEL, who holds a master's degree in graphic design from Yale University, has received two Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Awards as well as American Library Association Notable Awards for See Me Run and I See a Cat, both I Like to Read books. My Awesome Summer by P. Mantis was honored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science for Excellence in Science Books, and The Schmutzy Family, written by Marilyn Rosenberg and illustrated by Paul Meisel, was a National Jewish Book Award Finalist.