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The Grand Canyon

Ready-to-Read Level 1

Illustrated by John Wallace

About The Book

It all started with water. But how did one river make such a deep canyon? Read on and find out.

About The Author

Photograph © Marion Dane Bauer

Marion Dane Bauer is the author of many books for young readers, including the Newbery Honor book On My Honor and the Coretta Scott King Book Illustrator Award winner The Stuff of Stars. She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, and can be reached at MarionDaneBauer.com.

About The Illustrator

John Wallace’s formal training was not in illustration, but rather theology, which he received at Cambridge University. However, he always loved drawing, and one of his early jobs was as a newspaper cartoonist. In his children’s books illustrations, John is particularly inspired by what he calls “the gooniness” of young school children. John and his family divide their time between Brighton, England, and Long Island, New York.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon Spotlight (June 1, 2006)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780689869464
  • Grades: P - 1
  • Ages: 4 - 6
  • Lexile ® 520L The Lexile reading levels have been certified by the Lexile developer, MetaMetrics®

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