Hicklebee's Recommends... Early Readers
Augie is the only human boy in the Fabled Stables which houses one of a kind creatures like the Yawning Abyss, the Gargantula and the Hippopotamouse. Auggie’s job is to venture outside and use his cleverness to rescue new endangered creatures. The first in a new series with colorful art throughout, this whimsical tale will capture younger readers than Auxier’s Peter Nimble fans but like Nimble, will leave each one anticipating the next.
Sofia’s teacher announces it’s time for Grade Two to get a class pet, and she wants the kids to participate in choosing a turtle (Team Turtle) or a bird (Team Bird). Sofia is named Election Commissioner, in charge of overseeing a fair and honest election between the two teams. There’s a class campaign with posters, articles, and speeches. Then it’s time for the election. But when the votes are counted, there’s a tie, and one vote is missing. How will the class find the winner? Short chapters and illustrations make it an accessible early chapter book. A fun introduction to voting.