Item description for DK Readers: Extreme Sports (Level 3: Reading Alone) by Richard Platt...
Overview Introduces the world of extreme sports, and describes whitewater rafting in Chile, aggressive inline skating, steep skiing in Alaska, freestyle motocross, and a parachute jump from a cliff over the Colorado River.
Publishers Description Are you ready for the ultimate book on daredevil sports? Whether it's steep skiing or freestyle motorcross -- this book takes readers to the limit The 48-page Level 3 books, designed for children who can read on their own, contain more complex sentence structure and more detail. Young readers will devour these kid-friendly titles, which cover high-interest topics such as sharks, and the Bermuda Triangle, as well as classics like Aladdin. Information boxes highlight historical references, trivia, pronunciation, and other facts about words and names mentioned. Averaging 2,400 to 2,800 words, these books offer a 50/50 picture-to-text ratio. The Dorling Kindersley Readers combine an enticing visual layout with high-interest, easy-to-read stories to captivate and delight young bookworms who are just getting started. Written by leading children's authors and compiled in consultation with literacy experts, these engaging books build reader confidence along with a lifelong appreciation for nonfiction, classic stories, and biographies. There is a DK Reader to interest every child at every level, from preschool to grade 4.
Citations And Professional Reviews DK Readers: Extreme Sports (Level 3: Reading Alone) by Richard Platt has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Ingram Children's Advance - 07/01/2001 page 26
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Studio: DK CHILDREN
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.94" Width: 5.98" Height: 0.13" Weight: 0.2 lbs.
Release Date Jun 30, 2001
Publisher DK Children
Series Eyewitness Readers
ISBN 0789478846 ISBN13 9780789478849 UPC 635517078848
Availability 0 units.
More About Richard Platt
RICHARD PLATT is an avid fan of castles and the author of many innovative and best-selling books for children, including CROSS SECTIONS: CASTLE, illustrated by Stephen Biesty. Chris Riddell is one of the most acclaimed children's book illustrators in the United Kingdom. In addition to his skill as an illustrator, he brings to CASTLE DIARY a wicked sense of humor, perhaps the result of his years as a political cartoonist.