Fall 2019

Mr. Tempkin Climbs a Tree

  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 2   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 1

School’s out, and Marky looks forward to summer, including helping his friend and neighbor, Mr. Tempkin, with his garden. But when Mr. Tempkin’s plan to thwart the squirrels that have been raiding his birdfeeder goes awry, Marky learns how special a friendship can be.

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Interest Level Preschool - Grade 2
Reading Level Grade 1
Genre Fiction, Picture Books
Copyright 2019
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Kar-Ben Publishing ®, Lerner Digital ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2019-10-01
BISACS JUV039220, JUV039280, JUV033020
Dewey [E]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 10.625 x 8.875
Lexile 570
Features Author/Illustrator biography and Reviewed


Kirkus Reviews

“A gentle story with minimal intrigue and plenty of compassion highlights the beauty of intergenerational relationships.”—Kirkus Reviews

Illustrator: Carles Arbat

Carles Arbat's greatest treasure as a child was his box of colored pencils. One day, he even colored the walls of his parents' dining room, which got him into a bit of trouble. He is a graduate of Olot's Art School in Graphic Design and the author of nine children's books. He lives in Barcelona.

Author: Cary Fagan

Cary Fagan is the award-winning author of many popular novels and picture books for kids. He is also the author of several novels and story collections for adults. Cary lives in Toronto.