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Crossing the Current

Ready-to-Read Level 1

Illustrated by Mike Moran

About The Book

From critically acclaimed and prolific author Jane Yolen comes a vibrant Level 1 Ready-to-Ready story about a fish becoming an assistant crossing guard!

A fish has an exciting new responsibility when he becomes the assistant crossing guard at his school!

We hold up signs. We help fish cross.
We save a minnow who was lost.

Will he rise to the occasion of keeping his classmates safe?

About The Author

Photograph by Jason Stemple

Jane Yolen is an award-winning author who has written more than 380 books for children, including the bestseller How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night? and the 1988 Caldecott Medal winner Owl Moon. She is known for her beautiful poetry, picture books, fairy tales, novels, and nonfiction, and has even been called “the Hans Christian Andersen of America” (Newsweek). She lives in Hatfield, Massachusetts. Visit her at JaneYolen.com.

About The Illustrator

Mike Moran is an artist who really likes baseball, brussels sprouts, playing guitar, and being left-handed. In addition to illustrating children’s books, Mike has had his work appear in magazines, newspapers, animation, apps, and greeting cards. Mike and his family live in New Jersey.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon Spotlight (December 8, 2020)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781534466302
  • Grades: P - 1
  • Ages: 4 - 6

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