Love Stinks!

Illustrated by Gal Weizman
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Can a skunk find love? Kids will LOVE reading this sweet and funny Comic Reader—combining the trusted learning tools of Step into Reading with the kid favorite comic panels and word balloons—perfect for Valentine's Day and everyday!

Frog love.
Fly love.
Where is my love?

Everywhere he goes it seems like all the other animals have someone to love . . . except for Skunk. Even gnats and snails and bats and whales have partners by their sides. Will Skunk find love?
 
Comic readers are told almost entirely in action-packed dialogue! Simple, graphic, paneled layouts introduce emergent readers to the joy of comics. 
 
Step 1 Readers feature big type and easy words for children who know the alphabet and are eager to begin reading. Rhyme and rhythmic text paired picture clues help children decode the story.
© Jesse Rinka
DIANA MURRAY is the author of many picture books for kids and her poems have appeared in children's magazines such as Highlights, High Five, Spider, and Ladybug. She grew up in New York City and still lives nearby with her husband, two very messy children, and a goldfish named Pickle. Her favorite pizza toppings are mushrooms and olives.

MARIA KARIPIDOU is an illustrator based in Germany. Her work has appeared in many children's books and magazine as well as commercial advertisements for international clients. View titles by Diana Murray

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Can a skunk find love? Kids will LOVE reading this sweet and funny Comic Reader—combining the trusted learning tools of Step into Reading with the kid favorite comic panels and word balloons—perfect for Valentine's Day and everyday!

Frog love.
Fly love.
Where is my love?

Everywhere he goes it seems like all the other animals have someone to love . . . except for Skunk. Even gnats and snails and bats and whales have partners by their sides. Will Skunk find love?
 
Comic readers are told almost entirely in action-packed dialogue! Simple, graphic, paneled layouts introduce emergent readers to the joy of comics. 
 
Step 1 Readers feature big type and easy words for children who know the alphabet and are eager to begin reading. Rhyme and rhythmic text paired picture clues help children decode the story.

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© Jesse Rinka
DIANA MURRAY is the author of many picture books for kids and her poems have appeared in children's magazines such as Highlights, High Five, Spider, and Ladybug. She grew up in New York City and still lives nearby with her husband, two very messy children, and a goldfish named Pickle. Her favorite pizza toppings are mushrooms and olives.

MARIA KARIPIDOU is an illustrator based in Germany. Her work has appeared in many children's books and magazine as well as commercial advertisements for international clients. View titles by Diana Murray

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