My Readers

My Readers books adapt classic stories and characters into books made especially for beginning readers.

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Eye: How It Works
Eye: How It Works

My Readers (Volume 4)

David Macaulay with Sheila Keenan

Roaring Brook Press

Celebrated author-illustrator and master explainer David Macaulay brings his unique voice and style to high-interest nonfiction books for newly independent readers. How can you see that your...

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Toilet: How It Works
Toilet: How It Works

My Readers (Volume 3)

David Macaulay with Sheila Keenan

Roaring Brook Press

Celebrated author-illustrator and master explainer David Macaulay brings his unique voice and style to high-interest nonfiction books for newly independent readers. Everyone knows what a...

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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (My Reader, Level 2)
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (My Reader, Level 2)

My Readers

Kristen L. Depken; illustrations by Linda Karl

Square Fish

Rudolph is a different kind of reindeer: he has a red nose that glows! When all the other reindeer laugh at him, Rudolph runs away. But when a big storm comes on Christmas Eve,...

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A Day with Miss Lina's Ballerinas
A Day with Miss Lina's Ballerinas

My Readers

Grace Maccarone, Illustrated by Christine Davenier

Square Fish

The sun comes up, and Miss Lina’s ballerinas go to ballet class. They jump! They spin! They point their toes! But when class is over, Miss Lina’s ballerinas keep dancing wherever...

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Ed and Ted and Ted's Dog Fred
Ed and Ted and Ted's Dog Fred

My Readers

Andy Griffiths; Illustrated by Terry Denton

Square Fish

Ed is a friend of Ted. Ted has a dog named Fred. Fred does not like Ed. When Fred bites Ed’s head, animosity is spread! This laugh-out-loud story from the popular and hilarious collection...

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The Velveteen Rabbit Christmas
The Velveteen Rabbit Christmas

My Readers

Maria S. Barbo; Illustrated by Michael Hague

Square Fish

On Christmas Eve, a boy and his toy rabbit have fun preparing for the holiday festivities: decorating the tree, hanging stockings, setting the table. But somehow in all the excitement, Rabbit disappears....

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Mummy Mysteries
Mummy Mysteries

My Readers

Brenda Z. Guiberson

Square Fish

Mummies are like time capsules guarding long-lost information. Adapted from the acclaimed chapter book, the three stories in this book convey strange stories and fantastic facts that...

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Seal Pup Rescue
Seal Pup Rescue

My Readers

Brenda Peterson; photographs by Robin Lindsey

Square Fish

Babysit a baby seal!Baby seals can swim soon after they are born, but they also need to rest on shore. How can they stay safe if the beach is full of dogs and people? This adaptation...

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The Cat, the Rat, and the Baseball Bat
The Cat, the Rat, and the Baseball Bat

My Readers

Andy Griffiths; Illustrated by Terry Denton

Square Fish

This book may cause a laugh attack! Cats and rats are natural-born enemies—but throw a baseball bat into the mix, and the situation is sure to explode. The title story from Griffiths'...

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The Wind in the Willows: A Fine Welcome
The Wind in the Willows: A Fine Welcome

My Readers

Susan Hill; illustrated by Michael Hague; inspired by Kenneth Grahame

Square Fish

Mole lives alone deep underground until one fine day he dares to go up. He is shy and afraid of water, but he soon meets a friendly Water Rat who composes a poem as the story progresses....

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My Friend Rabbit and the Snow Geese
My Friend Rabbit and the Snow Geese

My Readers

Created by Eric Rohmann

Square Fish

On the first day of winter, the Gibble Goose Girls sulk—the snow has made their favorite outdoor activities impossible! In My Friend Rabbit and the Snow Geese by Eric Rohmann, it’s...

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Castle: How It Works
Castle: How It Works

My Readers

David Macaulay with Sheila Keenan

Roaring Brook Press

Take a tour of a medieval castle. Every part of the castle has a function. Walls keep the enemy out. Towers protect the lord and the soldiers. From the moat and portcullis...

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Jet Plane: How It Works
Jet Plane: How It Works

My Readers

David Macaulay with Sheila Keenan

Roaring Brook Press

Go on an airplane ride. It weighs as much as 100 elephants, but it can fly for hours. How does a jet do that? From the engine that provides the power and wings that lift...

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Molly the Pony
Molly the Pony

My Readers

Pam Kaster

Square Fish

Molly is abandoned during Hurricane Katrina. After she is rescued, she is attacked by a dog and must undergo a rare surgery for horses: amputation of her front leg. Now fitted with a prosthetic...

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Carl and the Sick Puppy
Carl and the Sick Puppy

My Readers

Alexandra Day

Square Fish

Taking care of a sick child is not easy, and it’s no different for Carl. When he agrees to care for Daddy Dog’s sick puppy, Carl is run ragged by Puppy’s demands.

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Peter Pan
Peter Pan

My Readers

Susan Hill; illustrated by Michael Hague; inspired by J. M. Barrie

Square Fish

When Peter Pan meets Wendy, his friend Tinkerbell is jealous. Then Peter loses his shadow. Who will help him find it?

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The Velveteen Rabbit and the Boy
The Velveteen Rabbit and the Boy

My Readers

Maria S. Barbo, Illustrated by Michael Hague

Square Fish

A brand new story featuring the Velveteen Rabbit, illustrated with beautiful new artwork from Michael Hague.

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Dog and Bear: Two Friends, Three Stories
Dog and Bear: Two Friends, Three Stories

My Readers

Laura Vaccaro Seeger; Illustrated by the author

Square Fish

A classic story from award-winning artist Laura Vaccaro Seeger, author and illustrator of the Caldecott Honor book First the Egg, now repackaged in a brand-new format for beginning readers.

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The Little Brute Family
The Little Brute Family

My Readers

Story by Russell Hoban; Pictures by Lillian Hoban

Square Fish

They eat sand and gravel for breakfast and a stew of sticks and stones for dinner. No one says “please” or “thank you.” Instead, they kick and yell and punch and shove....

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Harry Cat and Tucker Mouse: Starring Harry
Harry Cat and Tucker Mouse: Starring Harry

My Readers

Story by Thea Feldman; Illustrated by Olga and Aleksey Ivanov; Inspired by George Selden and Garth Williams

Square Fish

Harry Cat loves the theater. One night he jumps in and lands a part in a big Broadway play. But now Tucker Mouse is home alone and misses him terribly. How will Harry find time for his friend...

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Carl and the Kitten
Carl and the Kitten

My Readers

Alexandra Day

Feiwel & Friends

A kitten is stuck up in a tree. How is the kitten going to get down? Can Carl find a way to help the kitten get down from the tree safely?

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Harry Cat and Tucker Mouse: Tucker's Beetle Band
Harry Cat and Tucker Mouse: Tucker's Beetle Band

My Readers

Story by Thea Feldman; Illustrated by Olga and Aleksey Ivanov; Inspired by George Selden and Garth Williams

Square Fish

My Readers Level 2: Tucker Mouse is managing a beetle band in this all new story created especially for beginning readers based on characters from The Cricket in Times Square.

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Carl and the Baby Duck
Carl and the Baby Duck

My Readers

Alexandra Day

Square Fish

My Readers Level 1: Carl, the lovable rottweiler from the classic picture books, is helping Mama Duck to find one of her baby ducks in this all new story created especially for beginning readers.

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Carl and the Puppies
Carl and the Puppies

My Readers

Alexandra Day

Square Fish

My Readers Level 1: Carl, the lovable rottweiler from the classic picture books, is babysitting three rowdy puppies while Mama takes a nap in this all new story created especially for beginning readers.

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Black Beauty Stolen!
Black Beauty Stolen!

My Readers

Story by Susan Hill; Illustrated by Bill Farnsworth; Inspired by Anna Sewell

Square Fish

My Readers Level 3: Black Beauty is stolen from his new owner and has to find his way home on his own in this all new story created especially for beginning readers.

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Harry Cat and Tucker Mouse: Harry to the Rescue!
Harry Cat and Tucker Mouse: Harry to the Rescue!

My Readers

Story by Thea Feldman; Illustrated by Olga and Aleksey Ivanov; Inspired by George Selden and Garth Williams

Square Fish

My Readers Level 2: Tucker Mouse is trapped and Harry Cat is trying to rescue him in this all new story created especially for beginning readers based on characters from The Cricket in Times Square.

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Black Beauty and the Thunderstorm
Black Beauty and the Thunderstorm

My Readers

Story by Susan Hill; Illustrated by Bill Farnsworth; Inspired by Anna Sewell

Square Fish

My Readers Level 3: Black Beauty saves the daughter of his new owner from a terrible thunderstorm in this all new story created especially for beginning readers.

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