Brian P. Cleary
Brian P. Cleary author
  The Bug in the Jug Wants a Hug a Short Vowel Sounds Book
written by Brian P. Cleary
illus. by Jason Miskimin
Millbrook Press / Lerner
preschool to grade 2
  Also available from the publisher as a multi-user e-book, interactive book, and Audisee® eBook with Audio
Sounds Like Reading
Teaching Guide
Whose Shoes Would You Choose? A Long Vowel Sounds Book with Consonant Digraphs

Come along with me and learn all about reading!

Brian P. Cleary’s wacky sentences and Jason Miskimins’s colorful art will make phonics fun!


“Cleary does a masterful job of explaining such potentially dry topics as ‘long vowel sounds with consonant digraphs’ and ‘inflectional endings’ by using comic, incongruous situations to get his point across … In his introduction, Cleary states that: ‘The bridge to literacy is one of the most important we will ever cross. It is my hope that the ‘Sounds Like Reading’ series will help young readers to hop, gallop, and skip from one side to the other!’ Mission accomplished.” (School Library Journal)

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