There's a new superhero on the scene--Mighty Reader is here to inspire reluctant readers!
It's Hugo's first day of school, and the shy beagle pup is eager to make friends. But when the teacher asks his new buddy Barkley to read an unfamiliar book, the young dog freezes. Only Mighty Reader can save the day by giving Barkley some tricks to get through the new story, and the confidence to put on a performance that will impress everyone--even a visiting author.
This fun comic book style picture book is packed with advice for new readers on honing their skills, plus a glimpse at author Will Hillenbrand's creative process.
Find out how you can be a Mighty Reader, too!
About the Author
Will Hillenbrand has written and illustrated a wide range of picture books for children, including the popular Bear and Mole series. Spring Is Here won the Please Touch Museum Book Award. What a Treasure! a Pennsylvania One Book, was written with his spouse Jane Hillenbrand. A seasoned elementary school teacher, she serves as an advisor on the Mighty Reader Series.
"Learning to read isn't so scary when Mighty Reader's around. . . . An em-paw-ering read for young pups."—Kirkus Reviews
"This new title by the prolific author/illustrator combines overcoming the fear of reading aloud and how authors get their ideas and develop their books."—School Library Journal