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Learn to Read with Sami and Thomas: Book 1 [Kindle Edition]

Rebecca , James McDonald
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Book Description

An introduction to reading that begins with the alphabet and advances on to short sentence stories.

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An introduction to reading that begins with the alphabet and advances on to short sentence stories.

Product Details

  • File Size: 17820 KB
  • Print Length: 40 pages
  • Publisher: House of Lore Publishing (December 27, 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #280,785 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent book for beginning readers January 20, 2013
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
This is a great book for children who are starting to read. The illustrations are very well done and inviting and I love how the authors use both beginning and ending sounds with the letters, and how they use both capital and lower case letters. Many beginning readers focus only on the first letter/sound of words. I think that this book could also be used for ESL learners as well. All in all, a very worthwhile book to have; either in print or on your Kindle.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Spell Check Important (an updated review) July 27, 2013
Format:Kindle Edition
Learn to Read with Sami and Thomas: Book 1 My original review of Learn to Read with Sami and Thomas: Book 1 rated it at 3 stars because of a major spelling error. I am impressed by how IMMEDIATELY the authors and publisher addressed and corrected the problem, and I am happy to return to my initial impression that the illustrations and vocabulary are spot on for today's young reader. It can be a vibrant and energetic tool for parents and educators to start children on their journey to phonemic awareness. The book provides a whole lot of fun for the young reader to explore the written language. Definitely 5 stars!
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4.0 out of 5 stars Beginners reading book January 17, 2014
By Jet
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Children familiar with basic alphabet will enjoy ABC Alphabet Book of Things At Home - Fun Nursery Rhymes if you are looking for a story. The 'Learn to read' book combo is for very small children or just starting to read on their own. I find pictures with alphabet letters a bit dark for kids. If you are looking for simple sentences and repetition this book if for you. The Kindle file is huge and if you have an older reading device you may have problems to download the book
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5.0 out of 5 stars nice book September 10, 2013
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nice little book to go over and read with a child learning to read. Good photos and fun to read. Would recommend again and again.
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More About the Author

James McDonald has been writing poetry and practicing drawing for most of his life. After several years of studying with master painters James found his true passion in the wonderful world of children's books. Working with his wife to write and illustrate these enchanted stories has opened up an incredible world of imagination that he looks forward to visiting every day.

The main goal for James, with the Sami and Thomas series, is to create books for kids that inspire learning, promote strong values and tell of exciting adventures through story in verse and vivid images.


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