Publication Date: July 5, 2022
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Ages 4 to 6, Grades P to 1
Catalog Copy: Is it a porcupine? A pine cone with a face? No! It’s a hedgehog! Learn all about hedgehogs in this engaging Level 1 reader from National Geographic Kids, now with more than 200 books from Pre-reader to Level 3 in the series.
Packed with adorable photos of spiky, roly-poly hedgehogs, this book teaches kids all about these fascinating creatures, including their amazing features, behaviors, and habitats all over the world. Get an up-close look at a hedgie’s spines; learn about its snout, claws, and fur; and follow baby hoglets as they grow. Explore cozy hedgehog homes, trail along as they forage for fruits and insects, and so much more.
National Geographic Readers’ combination of expert-vetted text, brilliant images, and a fun approach to reading have proved to be a winning formula with kids, parents, and educators.
This level 1 text provides accessible information for animal-loving kids just beginning to read on their own, perfect to encourage the scientists and explorers of tomorrow!
About the series: This high-interest, educationally vetted readers series features magnificent National Geographic images accompanied by text written by experienced, skilled children’s book authors. Each reader includes a glossary and interactive features in which kids get to use what they’ve learned in the book. Level 1 readers reinforce the content of the book with a kinesthetic learning activity. Level 2 readers feature slightly higher-level text and additional vocabulary words. Level 3 readers have more layers of information to challenge more proficient readers. For emerging readers, the Pre-reader level introduces vocabulary and concepts, and the Co-reader level provides a collaborative reading experience.
Praise for National Geographic Readers:
“Reliable in format and solid in execution, this series works well to introduce children of varying levels of reading comfort to nonfiction and research formats.”
—Maggie Reagan, Booklist
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