Bones: Learning Patient Persistence with Buddy
Deal Date: 05/11/2019
Bones is a hilarious early reader about Buddy Bones, a lovable dog who will never give up. Buddy Bones goes on a journey to find what is most precious to him, teaching kids the value of perseverance. Written in a similar style to Tedd Arnold and P.D. Eastman, and with the wit and humor like that of Caldecott award winners Jon Klassen and Mo Willems, this popular easy reader reminds kids that they will succeed if they keep on keeping on! Fun Early Reader Simple language, repetition, and colorful illustrations help beginning readers fall in love with reading! Written in first person, Buddy speaks to the reader in short, simple sentences. Words are repeated, giving confidence to kids learning phonics and and aiding sight word learners. Pictures include humorous details ensuring kids read the story again and again. Reading Comprehension and Conversation Starters We believe learning happens best when it is filled with love. Bones includes easy lessons that encourage parent child bonding. These conservation starters discuss the virtue of hard work, never giving up, managing loss, and personal identity value. Parents and caregivers can go beyond the story into meaningful conversation, practical life applications, reading comprehension, and critical thinking. Optional prompts for sharing personal stories encourage parents to go deeper into important topics. Cute Character Kids from around the world are falling in love with Buddy Bones! Buddy is a determined dog whose persistence pays off. Buddy will make kids laugh at his incredibly expressive face as he takes action by going on one adventure after another to find what he has lost. This yellow dog even has his own Buddy Blog of short humorous videos. The Story Using humor and heart, Bones introduces you to Buddy, a lovable dog with a key to a treasure box. Then the inevitable strikes- he loses his key. Determined, Buddy will must spy for his key until he finds it. He digs and finds... a bone. He continues on, digging, swimming, visiting islands, sailing a pirate ship, climbing every mountain, and searching the farthest reaches of the earth, finding many more bones. Never giving up, Buddy finally finds his key. Buddy opens his treasure box to reveal a fun surprise ending. Bones brings the giggles and keeps the pages turning!