Push and Pull: Animal Opposites
by Cecilia Minden (Author)
Booktalk: The BIG Picture
This Level 1 guided reader illustrates examples of “pushing and pulling” found in the animal kingdom.
#kidlit Writing Lesson: the small details
The concept of opposites is shown in clear, simple terms in this beginning reader. On one page an animal pushes:
A cat can push through a flap in the door.
TURN THE PAGE and readers see a different animal pulling:
This dog is pulling in its leash.
The opposites are paired by types–these animals are both pets–so the book also teaches categorization.
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