Explore the lives of llamas with Ranger Rick in this beginning reader with full-color photos of llamas in action!
What if you wished you were a llama and then you became one? Could you talk like a llama, with gurgles and squeals? Could you roll in the dust like a llama, to keep bugs away? And would you want to? Find out about llamas and their wild cousins, guanacos (pronounced wah-nah-ko), as well as alpacas and vicuñas!
Ranger Rick explorers will love this Level One I Can Read that helps beginning readers dig a little deeper into the lives of llamas. Ranger Rick: I Wish I Was a Llama is complete with vivid photographs, fascinating facts, a Wild Words glossary, and a hands-on activity about how to tell the difference between different camelids.
Ranger Rick, the iconic raccoon ambassador from Ranger Rick magazines, engages young readers by comparing and contrasting the life of the llama to the life of the reader. For example, a call-out from Ranger Rick asks: do you hum when you feel happy?
This Level One I Can Read answers questions for beginning readers about llamas and their wild cousins, guanacos. This format engages young readers by comparing and contrasting the life of these animals to the life of the reader.
Ranger Rick: I Wish I Was a Llama is a Level One I Can Read book, which means it’s perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences. Whether shared at home or in a classroom, the short sentences, familiar words, and simple concepts of Level One books support success for children eager to start reading on their own.
Jennifer Bove is an award-winning contributor to Ranger Rick Jr., as well as a children’s book author. Jen’s work is inspired by nature and her background in field biology, which brought her face-to-face with wild things like elephants and snakes. She lives with her family under the wide-open skies of Wyoming.