Introduce young readers to the world of slimy, icky things in this informative and fun book in a new nonfiction Level 2 Ready-to-Read series about all the grossest things!
Led by Dr. Ick and her sidekick, Sam the dog, kids will learn many fascinating facts about ooey, gooey, disgusting SLIME—with some of the slimiest creatures, slimy things in the human body, and more! Did you know that the hagfish can produce a bucketful of slime in just minutes? And do you know what ear wax is actually made of? This book includes a fun, kid-friendly recipe for making their own slime!
Alison Hawkins is an illustrator based in Durham, North Carolina. As a native of Washington, DC, she grew up drawing, painting, and taking field trips to the Smithsonian. She started her career as a graphic designer and went on to work as a product designer, illustrating for apparel, toys, and greeting cards. Some of her clients include American Greetings, Universal Standard, and Discover Durham. Alison loves to explore color and hand lettering in her illustrations, as well as experiment with animation. She approaches art with a sense of humor and whimsy. She worked on children’s books The Noisy Classroom and Going Buggy!. When she is not sketching, you can find her cooking at home, hitting up a favorite coffee shop, or exploring local hiking trails with her husband and dog.
Publisher: Simon Spotlight (May 3, 2022)
Length: 32 pages
Grades: K - 2
Ages: 5 - 7
Lexile ® 770L
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Fountas & Pinnell™ N
These books have been officially leveled by using the F&P Text Level Gradient™ Leveling System