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Missing Letters: An Alphabet Book

it was amazing 5.00  ·  Rating details ·  5 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Missing Letters is not a typical alphabet book-it's a word game that teaches the importance of each letter by illustrating what happens when they're removed from words. The results are surprising as words and meaning are transformed. It can be dramatic as Will becomes ill and play becomes pay, or it can be funny when peaks become peas and banana becomes ‘baaa'. Lively illu ...more
Paperback, First, 60 pages
Published October 29th 2020 by Olympia Publishers
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Mary Anne
Nov 07, 2020 rated it it was amazing
What a fun book to read with children as they play with words . Illustrations are spectacular. This book can be an intro to setting up language games with students.
Lucas O
Nov 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Unlike other kids books for emerging readers which merely go through the motions of short easy to read sentences, this book creates an imaginative game of producing new words be taking individual letters away from existing words to often hilarious effect.
"Ship" becomes "Sip" and "Rink" becomes "Ink", readers and parents alike can expand the game to other books or car trips as a way to engage kids with words and reading.
William Tyson
Oct 31, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I enjoy crosswords and word puzzles, and this book was a nice way to do a word game with the kids.
Samuel Otten
Nov 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
I'm biased so I can't really give a review. But I can share what my kids said as they read the book: "Oh, I get it!" "Maggie likes the paints and pants." And "he walks right into a pen. haha!" ...more
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Sam is from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in the United States and is currently a professor of education at the University of Missouri. He enjoys music, comic books, and playing word games and number games with his four children.

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