Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood: Daniel Goes on an Egg Hunt (Ready To Read: Pre-Level One)

by Maggie Testa (Author) Jason Fruchter (Illustrator)

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood: Daniel Goes on an Egg Hunt (Ready To Read: Pre-Level One)

A new generation of children love Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood, inspired by the classic series Mister Rogers' Neighborhood!

In this Pre-Level 1 Ready-to-Read, Daniel Tiger goes on an egg hunt!

How many eggs can Daniel find in the annual egg hunt? And what colors will they be? This adorable concept book introduces young readers to numbers and colors.

(c) 2023 The Fred Rogers Company

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School Library Journal

PreS-Gr 1--Daniel and his family are going on an egg hunt in the neighborhood garden. As Daniel and his friends search for eggs, he asks readers to identify the number and colors of the eggs found. When Daniel realizes his little sister, Margaret, has not found any eggs, he takes her paw to help her search. Only one egg is left, so Daniel takes one of the three eggs out of his basket and hides it for Margaret to find. Daniel Tiger is a perennial favorite among children and parents for a reason. Daniel's life lessons are modeled and reinforced as the norm, through relevant and relatable examples. Daniel's help and sharing with Margaret is not lauded as remarkable in any way. His parents simply smile, while Daniel acknowledges his kind act only by saying, "Margaret and I both have two eggs!" Text is simple and brief, perfect for early and emerging readers. While the plot revolves around an egg hunt, no holiday is mentioned in connection with it. The neighborhood is populated with a diverse array of characters, including anthropomorphized animals and humans of varying skin tones. The images and messaging are consistent with the show and other books. VERDICT A concept-rich early reader, recommended for general purchase wherever Daniel Tiger titles are popular.--Elizabeth Lovsin

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Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Simon Spotlight
Publication date
January 31, 2023
Ready to Read: Pre-Level One
BISAC categories
JUV043000 - Juvenile Fiction | Readers | Beginner
JUV027000 - Juvenile Fiction | Media Tie-In
JUV017020 - Juvenile Fiction | Holidays & Celebrations | Easter & Lent
Library of Congress categories
Juvenile works
Easter stories
Readers (Publications)
Easter egg hunts

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