The Slug and the Pug
Short Vowel Sounds with Consonant Blends
From the Series Phonics Fun
The plum on the drum is glum. With rhyming, carefully leveled text and comedic, colorful illustrations, this book provides plenty of examples of short vowel sounds with consonant blends and encourages readers to try the sounds for themselves.
Reading is a blast in this hilarious book! Learn about short vowel sounds with sentences that get more complex as you read. The wacky rhymes and colorful art will make phonics fun!
Award-winning author Brian P. Cleary uses his trademark wit and humor to engage emergent readers in these phonics-based books. Each book hones specific skills and builds readers’ confidence.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 1|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||24|
School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
“A charming first look at phonics for early readers . . . With amusing illustrations and delightful rhymes, these books take an entertaining approach to teaching phonics.”—School Library Journal
Author: Brian P. Cleary
Brian P. Cleary is the author of the Words Are CATegorical®, Math Is CATegorical®, Food Is CATegorical™, and Animal Groups Are CATegorical™ series, as well as several picture books. He lives in Cleveland, Ohio.
Illustrator: Jason Miskimins
Jason Miskimins grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, and graduated from the Columbus College of Art & Design with a BFA in illustration. He currently lives in North Olmsted, Ohio, where he creates illustrations for books and greeting cards.