Amanda Pig is going to be a first-grader! This year she won’t have to take naps, she’ll play on the big playground, and, best of all, she’ll learn how to read. But something is wrong, because when Amanda tries to read, she can recognize the letters but not the words! Is first grade going to be harder than Amanda thought? Will she ever be able to read? Once again, Jean Van Leeuwen and Ann Schweninger create a funny, friendly, and kid-relevant world.
Jean Van Leeuwen is the author of more than fifty children’s books, including picture books, Easy-to-Read books, and middle-grade fiction. Ms. Van Leeuwen lives in a small town north of New York City with her husband, Bruce Gavril. She has… More about Jean Van Leeuwen