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Meet the Barkers

Meet the Barkers

by Tomie dePaola Illustrated by Tomie dePaola

Meet Moffat and Morgan as they get ready for their first day at school. They may be twins, and in the same class, but they don't do everything the same. Moffat earns gold stars, while Morgan makes new friends. By the end of the first week, each learns from the other. Moffet makes a friend and Morgan gets a gold star...each in their own individual way.

Ages
6, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
1.9
Lexile Measure
200L
DRA
16
Guided Reading
J
Publisher
Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers
Number of Pages
32

About the Author and Illustrator

Tomie dePaola Tomie dePaola was born in Meriden, Connecticut in 1934. At age 4, he knew he wanted to become a writer and an illustrator. His mother was an avid book lover and read to him and his brother often. As a child, dePaola would illustrate the books his mother read to him.
Tomie dePaola Tomie dePaola was born in Meriden, Connecticut in 1934. At age 4, he knew he wanted to become a writer and an illustrator. His mother was an avid book lover and read to him and his brother often. As a child, dePaola would illustrate the books his mother read to him.

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