A charming title about the daily happenings and amusements of two household pets-- Hondo the dog and Fabian the cat. The text is very minimal and simple enough for early readers.
of Peter McCarty
will love Hondo & Fabian! You don't have to be a
pet lover to adore this charming slice-of-life title. McCarty's soft palette and gentle feel make it a great quiet time read.
Be prepared for kids to want to imagine aloud what their own pets
experience each day while they
- Caldecott Honor 2003
- American Library Association Notable Children's Book 2003
- New York Times Best Illustrated Books of the Year
- Parents' Choice Award Winner
- Publisher's Weekly Best Children's Book of the Year
Interest Level: PreS-Gr. 1 DRA Level: 12 Lexile Measure: 180L
Grade Equivalent: 1.4 Guided Reading: G
Below are two sample pages from inside Hondo & Fabian. See what we mean about "soft palette and gentle, slice-of-life feel.' This book doesn't have much action...and it doesn't need it! If you like this book, you may want to check out McCarty's adorable book Henry in Love.
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