Thursday, November 15, 2018

Cooking With The Grinch by Tish Rabe

What Are Grinch and Cindy-Lou Up To?



The Grinch hears bells ringing and the Whos singing as he heads to town to do some cooking with Cindy-Lou Who.
"He likes to mix.
She likes to stir.
She cooks with him.
He cooks with her."
But when Max, the dog, happens by he is quickly shooed out the door. Finally, the treats are cooked and on a plate, but what have Grinch and Cindy-Lou whipped up?


My Thoughts


4 STARS
What Concerned Me: Nothing

What I Liked Most: Though the story doesn't have many words and there is lots of repetition, Tish Rabe and Tom Brannon manages to present a fun story that kids will enjoy.

Author: Tish Rabe
Illustrator: Tom Brannon
Publisher: Random House For Young Readers (September 2017)


Approx. Word Count: 131
*ATOS Book Level:  .8
**Step 1 Reading Book
Pages: 32


* What is ATOS Book Level?

ATOS Book Levels use the ATOS readability formula and represent the difficulty of the text. For instance, a book level of 1.5 means the text could likely be read independently by a student whose reading skills are at the level of a typical first grader during the fifth month of school. 
 **Step 1 Ready to Read Books
  • Books with large type and easy words. 
  • Picture Clues
  • Rhyme & Rhythm


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