Ready? Set. Birthday!
by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson, Illustrated by Derek Anderson
Publication Date: Sep 20, 2022
List Price: $5.99
Format: Paperback, 32 pages
Target Age Group: Picture Book
Imprint: Random House Books for Young Readers
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann
This Step 2 early reader captures all the excitement and anticipation that every child experiences in the lead-up to their special day—their birthday!
Raymond likes to do everything fast! It’s almost his birthday and he can’t wait! He tries goes outside to play. He helps Papa wash the car. He even goes to bed early in hopes time will fly, but his birthday can’t come fast enough! Maybe his friend Roxy can help him enjoy the wait …and his special day, too! This sequel to Ready? Set. Raymond (which marks its 20th Anniversary in 2022!) will delight fans and new readers alike.
Step 2 Readers use basic vocabulary and short sentences to tell simple stories. They are perfect for children who recognize familiar words and can sound out new words with help.