Cover image for Whatever the weather
Title:
Whatever the weather
Author:
Wallace, Karen.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
New York : DK Pub., 1999.
Physical Description:
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Text, illustrations, and photographs of a boy looking out the window introduce different kinds of weather as it changes from day to day.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
140 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 1.6 0.5 43956.

Reading Counts RC K-2 1.8 1 Quiz: 24309 Guided reading level: G.
ISBN:
9780789447517

9780789447500
Format :
Book

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One day it snows, the next it hails, and then the sun shines. But why does William wish for rain? Explore the weather with William in the Level 1 DK Reader Whatever the Weather .

Stunning photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging, age-appropriate stories in DK Readers, a multilevel reading program guaranteed to capture children's interest while developing their reading skills and general knowledge.

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Author Notes

Karen Wallace is the author of numerous children's books, one of which, Think of an Eel , won the Kurt Maschler Award. She also writes children's television scripts, as well as natural history programs and documentaries. She lives in England with her husband, novelist Sam Llewellyn.