Wizard and Wart in Trouble (I Can Read Book)

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9780060277628: Wizard and Wart in Trouble (I Can Read Book)

Wizard and Wart are back in action!

Zounds the vulture has broken his usual silence to announce, "Trouble is coming!" and Wizard and his dog Wart are braced for the worst. With a big book of magic spells and a lot of sandwiches, they think they're ready for anything. But when Trouble finally arrives, even the unflappable Wizard and the ever-worried Wart are surprised!

Paul Meisel's comic watercolors are the ideal match for Janice Lee Smith's third zany story of magical mayhem.When Zounds the vulture announces, "Trouble is coming!" Wizard and his wisecracking dog, Wart, brace themselves for the worst. But when Trouble finally arrives, even the magic duo are surprised. The third comic adventure of Wizard and Wart will delight fans old and new."Sure to bring smiles to readers faces with its humorous plots and unusual characters . . . a fun read-aloud for young children and a perfect read-alone for those who have recently learned to read." The Wichita Eagle on Wizard and Wart

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About the Author:

Janice Lee Smith is the author of the Adam Joshua Capers chapter books as well as the I Can Read Books Wizard and Wart, Wizard and Wart in Trouble and Wizard and Wart at Sea. She lives in Noblesville, IN.

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Kindergarten-Grade 2AThere's plenty of trouble and fun in this new book about the pair introduced in Wizard and Wart (1994) and Wizard and Wart at Sea (1995, both HarperCollins). Wizard and his dog, Wart, are justifiably worried when Zounds the vulture announces, "Trouble is coming!" not once but several times. The first announcement brings spark ants armed with matches; the second, a flood; the third, an ice storm; and the last brings a female vulture named Trouble to their door. Wizard casts a spell that ends each crisis with the exception of the arrival of the last "trouble," which Zounds will somehow have to solve for himself. Children will enjoy the humorous exchanges between Wizard and Wart as well as the comical appearances of a nervous rabbit and Wizard's wacky spells. The story is fast paced and even struggling readers will be hooked by the playful text. The lively illustrations reinforce the lighthearted tone and provide some visual clues. As Wizard might say: the third time's a charm.AMaura Bresnahan, Topsfield Town Library, MA
Copyright 1998 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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