A Big Ball of String Author:Marion Holland The Beginner Book Story. "Ten years ago, Dr. Seuss took 220 words, rhymed them, and turned out The Cat in the Hat, a little volume of absurdity that worked like a karate chop on the weary little world of Dick, Jane and Spot." --Ellen Goodman, The Detroit Free Press, Nov. 1966. — From this magically right beginning came the concept of Beginner Bo... more »oks, exacting blends of words and pictures that encourage children to read -- all by themselves. Hailed by elementary educators and remedial reading specialists, these enormously popluar books are now used in schools and libraries throughout the English-speaking world.
A Big Ball of String
A small string ball is no good at all. But after our hero takes a trip to the dump, he finds lots of LOTS of things with STRINGS! And before long, he's got a BIG ball of string, and with a BIG ball of string you can do anything, anything, ANYTHING at all!
Beginning readers will be eager to follow the antics of this inventive hero, page after page. And they can! Because the short sentences and spirited rhyme will have them reading all by themselves!« less