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Young dog lovers will enjoy sniffing out the TRUTH about their favorite animals in this innovative Step 3 nonfiction reader.
Dogs don't sniff each other's butts as often as we think, right? That's a LIE! The TRUTH is, dogs almost always greet each this way! It gives them lots of information about other dogs. Though this engaging early reader is 100% fun, 25% of it is FALSE! In a unique Q&A format, proficient readers are quizzed about dogs to see if they can separate facts from "lies." The book's mascot--the Truth Sleuth--guides readers through this funny and fact-packed book, which features photos and illustrations of a wide variety of canines.
Step 3 Readers feature easy-to-follow plots about popular topics, for children who are ready to read on their own.
About the Author
ERICA PERL is the author and creator of the Truth or Lie series within Step into Reading, along with many hilarious picture books and award-winning novels for young readers. Most recently she received the National Jewish Book Award and a Sydney Taylor Honor for her novel All Three Stooges. Before becoming a full-time writer, Erica worked for First Book, a nonprofit literacy organization. She's an enthusiastic, inspiring speaker and presenter at schools, libraries, and conferences. Erica lives in Washington, DC, with her family. To learn more, you can find her at ericaperl.com, on Facebook, and on Twitter at @ericaperl.
MICHAEL SLACK is an artist, illustrator, character designer, and award-winning app designer. His work has appeared on board games, card games, and even a puzzle. Michael has illustrated many hysterically funny picture books--including many he has written himself. He lives with his family in the San Francisco Bay Area. Visit his website at slackart.com, and follow him on Twitter at @michaelslackart, on Facebook, and on Pinterest.