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The Brave Friend Leads the Way!

Ready-to-Read Graphics Level 1

Illustrated by Miles Thompson
LIST PRICE $6.99

Two unlikely dinosaur friends brave the way in the second book in the Thunder and Cluck Level 1 Ready-to-Read Graphics series!

It is a hot day. Thunder and Cluck find a dark, cool cave. But which friend is brave enough to lead the way in?

Ready-to-Read Graphics books give readers the perfect introduction to the graphic novel format with easy-to-follow panels, speech bubbles with accessible vocabulary, and sequential storytelling that is spot-on for beginning readers. There’s even a how-to guide for reading graphic novels at the beginning of each book.

© Jill Esbaum

Jill Esbaum lives on a family farm in eastern Iowa. Her recent picture books include Where’d My Jo Go?Frog Boots, and We Love Babies!. Other popular titles include How to Grow a DinosaurFrankenbunny, and If a T. Rex Crashes Your Birthday Party. Several of her books have been nominated for state awards, and I Am Cow, Hear Me Moo! won SCBWI’s Crystal Kite award. She also enjoys writing kooky beginning reader stories like Thunder and Cluck, as well as a variety of nonfiction books for National Geographic. More picture books and nonfiction are in the publishing pipeline. Follow Jill at JillEsbaum.com, PictureBookBuilders.com, and on Twitter @JEsbaum.

Miles Thompson grew up on the coast of California in the sun and sea, always a huge fan of music, movies, comics, and cartoons. He has worked in animation in Los Angeles for the last thirty years. He might just be the biggest book nerd of all time.

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