Summer by Alice Low
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Better than fireworks, this classic Beginner Book edited by Dr. Seuss celebrates all the wonderful things that come with summer! From trips to the beach and eating watermelon to fireworks and fishing, Alice Low and Roy McKie’s Summer will have young readers eager for the kind of fun only warm breezes and sunny weather can bring.

Originally created by Dr. Seuss, Beginner Books encourage children to read all by themselves, with simple words and illustrations that give clues to their meaning.

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About Alice Low

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Alice Low has written many books for children of all ages. She has also been a book reviewer, creative writing teacher, and writer-producer of educational filmstrips. Roy McKie illustrated all the well-defined dictionaries. He also illustrated many Dr. Seuss Beginning books, which have over 20 million copies in print.
Published April 25, 2012 by Random House Books for Young Readers. 48 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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Twelve writers recall their most memorable experiences of summer reading.

May 31 2013 | Read Full Review of Summer (Beginner Books(R))

The Telegraph

We mourn everything of the game that has been lost and we fret .

Aug 02 2010 | Read Full Review of Summer (Beginner Books(R))

The Telegraph

Nicolson keeps us abreast of the housekeeping .

Apr 08 2011 | Read Full Review of Summer (Beginner Books(R))

Huffington Post

It's a book of fiction about a high school football player who is recruited by the University of Michigan, but it flirts with non-fiction and banks on Reid's insider knowledge as a former Michigan lineman -- the same position played by his protagonist, Elwood Riley -- to give the book its vitality.

Jun 04 2012 | Read Full Review of Summer (Beginner Books(R))

National Review Online

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Time Out New York

(As Joe’s brutally blunt dad, Parks and Recreations’ Nick Offerman gets all the good lines and at least hints at real feeling.) Such low stakes—they don’t even skip school—make the boys’ disappearance seem less like rebellion than a spasm of bored entitlement.

May 31 2013 | Read Full Review of Summer (Beginner Books(R))

Arts Fuse

Now Bernadette sees herself as a person who “devotes her celebrated genius to maligning the driver in front of her for having Idaho plates.” A chip off the maternal block, Bee concentrates her attention on keeping an eye on the “gnats,” the mothers from her school who dislike Bernadette intensely.

Sep 16 2012 | Read Full Review of Summer (Beginner Books(R))

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