Learning to read can be a challenge, but it should always be fun and magical! Share a giggle with a very special king who is the proud owner of a flying pig in a magic wig.
One silly scene leads to another, and young readers of There Once was a King will be pulled along to find out what happens next in this cumulative tale.
Parents and educators can choose from many different ways to use this charming book: read straight through to enjoy the funny story with delightful illustrations, ask children to predict the next lines with a focus on rhyming words, and teach common vocabulary with the help of over 30 labeled sight words sprinkled throughout the story.
Reading success has been linked to teaching with spelling patterns. In this book of rhythm and rhyme, discover an emphasis on word endings such as -ark, -ig, -ing, and -og. Challenge kids to name additional words that rhyme, beyond those found in the story, to build their own, personal word lists. The possibilities are as high as the sky!