A playful easy reader in the tradition of Dr. Seuss's Hop on Pop that teaches the basics of word construction.
From award-winning humorist Christopher Cerf comes a super-simple, delightfully silly Beginner Book in which the rhymed text and the position of the words on the page teach the basics of word construction. Written in the style of Dr. Seuss's classic Hop on Pop with rhyming words placed directly above each other to show their shared construction, A Skunk in My Bunk! combines phonics and word recognition to make learning to read easy--and fun! With bright, charming illustrations by Nicola Slater, kids will be delighted to read for themselves about a goat in a coat in a boat in a moat, a pig in a wig dancing a jig, a skunk in a bunk, and much, much more!
Launched in 1957 with The Cat in the Hat and written specifically for emergent readers, Beginner Books combine an exacting blend of simple words and fun pictures that encourage children to read--all by themselves.
CHRISTOPER CERF--son of Random House founder Bennett Cerf--is an author, record and TV producer, composer-lyricist, and bestselling humorist. He was a Senior Editor at Random House in the 1960s where he worked with a diverse group of authors--including George Plimpton, Abbie Hoffman, Andy Warhol, Ray Bradbury, and Dr. Seuss. He then went on to play an instrumental role in the creation of the Sesame Street television program, winning two Grammy awards and three Emmy Awards for songwriting and music production. A Skunk in My Bunk! is his first Beginner Book. You can follow him on Twitter at @chriscerf.
NICOLA SLATER is a busy commercial artist who studied at Buckingham Chilterns University. She has illustrated many children's picture books and middle grade novels for various publishers, including the Little Golden Book Margaret Wise Brown's Manners. You can follow her on Twitter @nicolaslater.