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Ready-to-Read Level 1

Illustrated by John Wallace

    About The Book

    Newbery Honor recipient and New York Times bestselling author Marion Dane Bauer explains what causes floods in this Level 1 Ready-to-Read.

    All living things need water to survive. But when there is too much rain, floods can form. Learn how these disasters happen and how we try to avoid them in this informative Ready-to-Read!

    About The Author

    Photograph © Marion Dane Bauer

    Marion Dane Bauer is the author of many books for young readers, including the Newbery Honor book On My Honor and the Coretta Scott King Book Illustrator Award winner The Stuff of Stars. She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, and can be reached at

    About The Illustrator

    John Wallace’s formal training was not in illustration, but rather theology, which he received at Cambridge University. However, he always loved drawing, and one of his early jobs was as a newspaper cartoonist. In his children’s books illustrations, John is particularly inspired by what he calls “the gooniness” of young school children. John and his family divide their time between Brighton, England, and Long Island, New York.

    Product Details

    • Publisher: Simon Spotlight (June 16, 2020)
    • Length: 32 pages
    • ISBN13: 9781534465565
    • Grades: P - 1
    • Ages: 4 - 6

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