What a Treasure! (I Like to Read(r)) (Paperback)
I Like to Read(R) Books for Beginning Readers
- More than 70 fun-to-read books for new readers
- Guided reading levels A through G, based upon Fountas and Pinnell standards
- Award-winning easy reader series, created by acclaimed author-illustrators including winners of Caldecott, Theodor Seuss Geisel, and Coretta Scott King honors
- Levels A though D for kindergarten readers; levels D through G for early first grade readers
Mole decides to look for treasure, even though his brother says there is none. Mole digs. Mole finds a twig. "Oh, what a treasure " says Bird, who needs it to build a nest. Then Mole finds a shell. "Oh, what a treasure " says Snail, who needs it for a home. Then Mole finds an acorn. "Oh, what a treasure " says Squirrel, who needs nuts to eat. And then Mole finds the greatest treasure of all...
About the Author
Jane Hillenbrand is an elementary school teacher. What a Treasure! was her first picture book. Publishers Weekly called it a "warm look at appreciating the small, often unexpected, joys in one's life." She lives in Ohio with her husband, Will Hillenbrand. Will Hillenbrand has illustrated a wide range of picture books for children, including many he has written himself. Spring Is Here won the Please Touch Museum Book Award. Kite Day was proclaimed "a winner for story times" in a School Library Journal starred review. Off We Go! was declared "a winner all around" in a Kirkus starred review. Will lives with his wife, Jane Hillenbrand, in Ohio.