At the Carnival

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Simon and Schuster, Feb 7, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 24 pages
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Help Dora and Boots win the big piņata!

In this reissue of a classic Dora 8x8, Dora and Boots go to the carnival, and they are determined to win the grand prize! But to win the big piņata, they first have to collect eight yellow tickets, which they win by playing games. Readers will love helping Dora and Boots find the missing pieces they need at the Ferris Wheel and Merry-Go-Round. This story is sure to be a big hit with all Dora fans—and a lesson about exploring different cultures will be called out with a letter and activity from Nick Jr. stars Moose and Zee!

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Interactive book that engages young readers. Acknowledges different cultures by introducing simple Spanish words to the reader. Illustration is colorful and full of clues that aid the reader in some ... Read full review

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Robert Roper has won awards for his fiction and nonfiction alike. His most recent book, Fatal Mountaineer, a biography of the American climber/philosopher, Willi Unsoeld, won the 2002 Boardman-Tasker Prize given by London's Royal Geographical Society. His works of fiction include Royo County, On Spider Creek, Mexico Days, The Trespassers, and Cuervo Tales; which was a New York Times Notable Book. He has won prizes or grants from the NEA, the Ingram-Merrill Foundation, the Joseph Henry Jackson Competition, and the British Alpine Club. His journalism appears in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Outside, Men's Journal, National Geographic, and others. He teaches writing and film at Johns Hopkins, and lives in Baltimore and northern California.

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