Tog the Dog is an appealing character that children will love, following his antics through this hilarious book. The flip-the-page rhyming format makes learning words absorbing and fun. This book can be read aloud to children or be an early start for the young reader.
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"Reminiscent of Dr Seuss in its rhyming silliness. Fun, and a painless way to absorb some phonics and a sight vocabulary." - ALA Booklist --ALA Booklist
"The Pat the Cat books are some of the best materials I know for developing early literacy skills. Not only are they great fun, but they introduce children - in a painless and playful way - to the patterns underpinning our writing system." - Sue Palmer, Educational Consultant --Sue Palmer, Educational Consultant
"...just the thing for beginner readers as they help your children learn in a completely painless way." - Parents Magazine --Parents Magazine
Colin and Jacqui Hawkins are incredibly successful children's book authors who have written and illustrated more than 100 books in the past 25 years, with combined sales in excess of 3 million copies worldwide. Within UK libraries their titles are among the most borrowed with loans of 500,000 + per year. Titles written and illustrated by Colin and Jacqui include "Fairytale News", "Adding Animals", "Mr Wolf's Nursery Time" (recent winner of the Gold award from Practical Parenting Magazine), "Foxy", "Creepy Castle", "The Numberlies" and... the recent reissue of the "Pat the Cat" books. This highly regarded popular phonic series of five split-page Rhyme and Read books are an effective and hilarious introduction to vowel sounds following the zany adventures of Pat the Cat, Jen the Hen, Mig the Pig, Tog the Dog, and Zug the Bug. Colin and Jacqui are renowned for creating unique picture books that appeal to youngsters and parents alike. Their irrepressible sense of humour has charmed countless fans across the world with magical tales of ingenuity, wit and exuberance. The essence of Colin and Jacqui's work is that it is often centred on a specific learning activity. Their delightful books are presented in a way that is uniquely funny and engaging for the young reader, humour often being the best way to learn.
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Book Description Puffin Books, 1988. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140507108