The King Who Rained
by Fred Gwynne


by Fred Gwynne

This title is several decades old. I remember it from my own elementary school days! Yet it's still a hit with kids and great resources for teaching homophones.

Comical illustrations show a bewildered young girl who gets tripped up over homophones (ie: a king who rained, foot prince in the snow, bear feet...) This results in funny situations that also effectively teach homophones.


Reading Levels

Interest Level:  Gr. 1-4             DRA Level:  20                 Lexile Measure: 580L
Grade Level Equiv: 2.8           Guided Reading: L


See Inside This Book

Below are sample spreads from inside this book. This book is clearly dated but it stands the test of time. We think this book is AWESOME!





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