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I See and See
An I Like to Read® Book Level B
by Ted Lewin
Ted Lewin, Illustrator

Reinforced | 32 pages | 8 x 10 | US$ 14.95
ISBN: 9780823435449 | 02-15-2016

Also available as an ebook.

Grade: KINDERGARTEN | Age: 4 to 8

Themes: Repetition, Preschool, Animals/Fiction
Recommendations: K, SLJ, A

CCSS Codes:
RI.K.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10
W.K.3, 5, 6, 7, 8
SL.K.1, 1a, 1b, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
L.K.1, 1b, 1f, 2, 4, 5, 5c, 6
RF.K.1, 1a, 1b, 1c, 3, 3c, 4

About the Book

An observant boy sees many things on his way home from school. A dog, a truck, a bird, a butterfly . . . these ordinary urban experiences become artistic inspiration for the boy. When he gets home, he draws all of the things he saw. Now he can see them at home, too!

Caldecott Honor winner Ted Lewin's magnificent, lifelike paintings transform the boy's everyday walk into an enchanting exploration of his surroundings. Emerging readers will breeze through the simple, repetitive text, and challenge themselves to see what the boy sees.


"A useful instructional addition for beginning readers."—Kirkus Reviews

"Simple repetitive text and large detailed pictures make this a perfect choice for the very youngest readers and may encourage them to take artistic inspiration from the world they see as the young narrator does."—School Library Journal

"Lewin's charming, realistic watercolors incorporate details with evocative touches."—Booklist

About the Series

I Like to Read®
books are picture books written and illustrated so that even the newest reader can enjoy a satisfying, quality literary experience. The books in the series are written at kindergarten and early first grade reading levels.

"These books deftly combine text and art to create a positive experience for new readers.—School Library Journal

"This series dares to make entertaining reads from short texts and familiar vocabulary—Kirkus Reviews

"Each one makes the hard world of learning to read enough fun to encourage children at this critical developmental moment to try another one."Vicky Smith, Children's and YA Editor at Kirkus Reviews

Click here for flash cards for each book, educator's materials for the series and the complete listing of I Like to Read® books!

Classroom Discussion Questions with CCSS:

1. What does the boy see in the story? RI.K-1.1, 2

2. Where does the story I See and See take place? RI.K-1.1

3. How do the pictures help you understand what the book is about? What do the illustrations tell you about the main character? RI.K-1.7

4. Go on a walk around your neighborhood with an adult. Draw pictures of the things you see. Write down what you see. W.K-1.3

Readers' Guide
I SEE AND SEE: An I Like to Read® Book, Level B
Lesson plan featuring before, during, and after activities aligned to Instructional Standards.