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This series of 10 full-color storybooks creatively utilizes the Pre-K to 1st Dolch Sight Words while introducing emergent readers to a variety of preschool reading skills and concepts, all through the delightful character of Sami Seamonster and his underwater family and friends. Every page is filled with colorful illustrations in exciting, new settings. Each 16-page story engages children as they experience the rhythm and rhyme of language that is reinforced through the consistency of context. Topics include counting to ten, colors, shapes, opposites, alphabet, telling time, sounds and rhyming words.
Book 1: Meet Sami and Lizi. This fun book establishes the context of this series of books by introducing readers to the Seamonster Family and their underwater home.
Book 2: Sami and Friends. We all need friends. Read this book to discovery the unique personalities of Sami’s playmates.
Book 3: Baby Lizi’s Busy Day. A different clock on every page announces the time as children read about the interesting things that Lizi does during each hour of her day.
Book 4: Rhyme Time. Sami and Lizi enjoy many activities throughout the day. Children love to identify the different rhyming words scattered on each page as the Seamonster siblings move from breakfast time to bedtime.
Book 5: Lizi Learns to Count. When Lizi wakes up with numbers in her head, Sami must teach her how to count to ten.
Book 6: A Rainbow of Colors. Young readers identify the colors of the rainbow with Sami and Lizi as they explore the interesting world around them.
Book 7: Ship Shape. When Sami and Lizi discover a sunken ship, they learn to identify many different shapes in their world.
Book 8: Over and Under and All Around. Sami and Lizi learn that opposites can be found all around us.
Book 9: A – Z Under the Sea. Emergent readers discover many interesting and unusual things under the sea that start with each letter of the alphabet.
Book 10: Sounds All Around. How many different sounds can Sami and friends discover? This delightful book encourages children to listen to the diverse sounds in their environment.
Classroom tested and student approved!