Written by elementary reading specialist Kevin Bolger, these short, wacky comics are designed to teach beginning readers the five short vowel sounds and will make anyone a fan of phonics. Zany, graphic illustrations from award-winning artist Ben Hodson and carefully controlled text make Gran on a Fan perfect for both beginners just learning to decode and for older or reluctant readers who need a refresher in foundational phonics rules. Readers who are fans of Gran on a Fan can also brush up on their long vowel sounds with the companion book, Lazy Bear, Crazy Bear. Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts
Kevin Bolger, an elementary reading specialist who has taught primary and beginner readers for more than fifteen years, is the author of Zombiekins, Sir Fartsalot Hunts the Booger, and the three previous books in this beginner reader series: Gran on a Fan; Lazy Bear, Crazy Bear; and Fun with Ed and Fred. He lives in Ottawa, Canada. Ben Hodson is an award-winning illustrator of more than twenty children's books, including Gran on a Fan; Lazy Bear, Crazy Bear; and Fun with Ed and Fred. He lives and works in Peterborough, Canada.