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A New Classic Easy Reader: Penny and Her Doll



When you blog about books, the publishers usually send you the books several months before the book is available to the public.

This is because print magazines have a long lead time. It’s a matter of timing. Publishers want reviewers to have enough time to read their books

Easy Readers 101

What is an Easy Reader?


  • For readers kindergarten through second or third grade.


  • Designed to be read by children just learning to read on their own.


  • Books can be 32-64 pages long, fiction or nonfiction, with texts ranging from about 50 words up to 2000 words.


Top 10 Trends in Easy Readers

10. There is now an award for beginning readers. The Geisel Award, the award for beginning readers named after Theodor Seuss Geisel (yes, Dr. Seuss himself!) is “given annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers published in English in the United States during