The Spelling Bee Before Recess by Deborah Lee Rose
  

The Spelling Bee Before Recess

Written by Deborah Lee Rose
Illustrated by Carey Armstrong-Ellis

RRP £9.99

Synopsis

The Spelling Bee Before Recess by Deborah Lee Rose

Learning one's spelling words and participating in spelling bees are a nationwide ordeal for every American kid. At the school, the finals are down to three kids: The Slugger, Cornelius The Genius and Ruby. The narrator, The Slugger , uses baseball imagery and metaphor to tell the tale of who wins and how the other contenders strike out. In the background, in true Carey Ellis fashion, is a subplot of several actual bees buzzing around the contest causing jitters wherever they land. The book includes a list of spelling words used in the book plus two additional lists.

About the Author

Deborah Lee Rose is an internationally published author whose award-winning books are among the New York Public Library's 100 Books to Read and Share. Carey Armstrong-Ellis has written and illustrated a number of books, including Abrams' Ten Creepy Monsters, which USA Today called a delightful rhyming lesson with subtraction. Visit her online at www.slugworksrocks.com.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Deborah Lee Rose
More books by Deborah Lee Rose

Publisher

Abrams Books for Young Readers an imprint of Abrams

Publication date

6th August 2013

ISBN

9781419708473


It is THE website to use for narrowing down your search for any book. Definitely knocks the socks off any other book review website.

Nickey and Tomasz Hawryszczuk

I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.

Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15

We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley

We love Lovereading4kids because it promotes reading choices, new authors and a sense of community for children of all ages!

Rachel Bridgeman

It is fantastic, you get to read lots of books and you always find something new and amazing in them.

Erica Motoc, age 7

Lovereading is just a convenient way to find new books and hear others opinions on them.

Sarah Murray – age 15

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

It gives me a chance to read types of books that I would not normally try, and it motivates me to read every night to finish it!

Alice Horncastle, age 14
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools