Finally, a phonics primer that's not un-bear-able! Written by elementary reading specialist Kevin Bolger, Lazy Bear, Crazy Bear is a collection of zany cartoons carefully designed to teach all five long vowel sounds. Bold, graphic illustrations from award-winning artist Ben Hodson and carefully controlled text make Lazy Bear, Crazy Bear perfect for both beginners just learning to decode and for older or reluctant readers who need a refresher in foundational phonics rules.
Readers who go wild for Lazy Bear, Crazy Bear can also brush up on their short vowel sounds with the companion book, Gran on a Fan.
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.