Just Me and My Dad (Little Critter) by Mercer Mayer: | orphansofwar.info: BooksLoving that which is right, my dad taught me many life lessons as I was growing up. He never taught me to curse. He was as respectful when he was around us boys as when he was around my mom or my sister or his mother. I remember one time he was having a particularly bad day, working long hours on a Saturday when he probably would have rather been relaxing. With my brother and me in the backseat of our station wagon, he backed up into a curb, and in the heat of the moment he yelled an expletive. He never taught me to be selfish.
Just Me And My Dad
Although discouraged, Mercer Mayer never gave up hope, and continued to pursue his goals. In , he moved to New York, and decided to take a different approach, by creating completely new sketches and illustrations. His new creations caught the interest of editors at Dial and Press and Harper and Row, they gave Mayer illustration work, and his journey to success began. By , he published his first picture book "A Boy, a Dog, and a Frog," it had no words, but the illustrations themselves told a great story. Mercer Mayer uses a style of illustrations and text that address children's fears such as going to the dentist, or monsters in a closet, and social situations such as having jealousy towards a new sibling, or making new friends. He writes stories from a child's point of view, and most of Mayer's books are based on things that happened to him when he was a child himself. His Little Monster and Little Critter books are two of the more popular choices among young readers.
Sight Word Review 1. Book Introduction 3—4 minutes 2. His dad helps him with difficult tasks. New Vocabulary camping campsite or Language Structures dinner canoe 3. Read it faster. Find a part you know. What happened at the beginning?
In the summer of , my father tried to murder me with an alligator. He was always doing fun stuff like that, to see if we would die.
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Just Me And My Dad Part 1