Rookie Readers (Ages 5-7) have provided entertaining, high-quality introductions to reading for more than a generation. Each title features full-color, often hilarious illustrations and engaging stories that always involve a young child figuring out concepts or solving problems on his or her own.
Labeled illustrations of a cat in various situations introduce basic words that are opposites, including "up" and "down," "open" and "shut," and "fast" and "slow".
Cari Meister has always made up stories. On her grandpa and grandma's farm in southern Minnesota, she'd find a quiet little spot in the cornfield and let her imagination wander. She is the author of many leveled reader series, including Tiny, Flash Forward Fairy Tales, and Fairy Hill. Cari now resides in Evergreen, Colorado, with her husband, John, their four boys, two horses, and a dog named Koki.