Goat in a Boat (Paperback)

An Acorn Book (A Frog and Dog Book #2)

By Janee Trasler, Janee Trasler (Illustrator)

Scholastic Inc., 9781338540420, 48pp.

Publication Date: May 5, 2020

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Library Binding (5/5/2020)

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Frog, Dog, and Goat find ways to stay dry in the rain, in this rhyming laugh-out-loud series for beginning readers!

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!

This series is part of Scholastic's early reader line, Acorn, aimed at children who are learning to read. With easy-to-read text, a short-story format, plenty of humor, and full-color artwork on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and fluency. Acorn books plant a love of reading and help readers grow!

Frog and Dog are playing in the sun with Goat. But Goat is wearing a raincoat! Dog laughs at Goat's coat. But when it starts to rain, Goat is very glad to have a coat... and a boat. Will Goat let Dog onto the boat? Discover this silly friendship series perfect for beginning readers, from author-illustrator Janee Trasler. Told in three short stories with rhyming text, simple vocabulary, and colorful artwork, this is the just-right book to grow confidence in young readers!

About the Author

Janee Trasler loves to make kids laugh. Whether she is writing books, drawing pictures, singing songs, or performing with her puppets, she is going for the giggle. Janee lives in Texas with her hubby, her doggies, and one very squeaky guinea pig.

Praise For Goat in a Boat: An Acorn Book (A Frog and Dog Book #2)

Praise for Frog Meets Dog (A Frog and Dog Book #1)::

"An early reader for the earliest of readers. Trasler's cartoon illustrations heighten the humor of her spare text, which has ample rhymes and assonance to support new decoders... Reader, meet Frogs and Dog-you won't be sorry." -- Kirkus Reviews

"Many elements combine to make this engaging for early readers: rhyming text, repetition, relatable themes of friendship and resourcefulness, and full-color illustrations filled with humorous details." -- Booklist

"This accessible chapter book, styled in three short stories, will be of interest to most young readers. The text utilizes humor, repetition, and rhyming to build fluency. Trasler's cartoon-like illustrations are bright and expressive. VERDICT This early reader would be an appropriate selection for any new reader who delights in unlikely friendship stories and depictions of physical comedy." -- School Library Journal