Series: A Rookie Reader

by Mary Margaret Pérez-Mercado, Illustrated By Richard L. Torrey

Children's Press
September 2011

Fiction . Spanish
Ages 5 – 7 . Grades Kindergarten – 2

Lexile measure: BR50L

DRA: 12

Guided Reading: G



At the heart of each title is an engaging, informational story that is written in a friendly, easy-to-read format. At the end of each book are activity pages-especially designed to deepen children's developing skills through fun, engaging, and research-based activities

Frosting a cake was never this hilarious. A father and daughter make it a messy, lovable romp as most of the frosting lands everywhere but on the cake. They bond as the rhythmic, rhyming text carries them on to success.
Richard L. Torrey

Torrey has been an illustrator, syndicated cartoonist, and creator of a large line of greeting cards, for the past 15 years.
Mary Margaret Pérez-Mercado

Mary Margaret Perez-Mercado was born and raised in East LA. She received her B.A. from Cal-State LA, and her M.L.S. from U.C.L.A. She worked for the LA County Library System before becoming a youth services librarian for the Tucson-Pima Public library.



Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9780531261200

32pp. | 6 x 7