The Word Burglar

The Word Burglar When he was quite young the Word Burglar desperately wanted to learn to read but his mother and father were too busy working and caring for his big brothers and sisters to stop long enough to teach

  • Title: The Word Burglar
  • Author: Chris Cander Katherine Tramonte
  • ISBN: 9781936474967
  • Page: 343
  • Format: Hardcover
  • When he was quite young, the Word Burglar desperately wanted to learn to read, but his mother and father were too busy working and caring for his big brothers and sisters to stop long enough to teach him Please, he begged The words look good enough to eat Please, somebody Teach me how to read Children at the cusp of reading will understand the insatiable desire thWhen he was quite young, the Word Burglar desperately wanted to learn to read, but his mother and father were too busy working and caring for his big brothers and sisters to stop long enough to teach him Please, he begged The words look good enough to eat Please, somebody Teach me how to read Children at the cusp of reading will understand the insatiable desire that turns this quiet little boy to a life of crime, stealing words from the books of friends and neighbors with the faint hope that one day he will be able to read The Word Burglar reveals the beauty and power of language and helps children understand that without reading skills they become diminished With a glossary of the Word Burglar s purloined words and intriguing art that puts the power of books in proper perspective, this tongue in cheek tale will delight logophiles of all ages and encourage new or struggling readers to persevere.

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    About “Chris Cander Katherine Tramonte

    • Chris Cander Katherine Tramonte

      Chris Cander is the author of WHISPER HOLLOW, the award winning novel 11 STORIES, and the award winning grade K 5 picture book THE WORD BURGLAR.Please visit her official website chriscander to learn about her other works, and Word Burglar website thewordburglar for games, photos and information about the book.

    309 thoughts on “The Word Burglar

    • I LOVED, LOVED, LOVED, this sweet book. The illustrations are gorgeous. Please write and illustrate another children's book Chris Cander, and Katherine Tramonte. This was a true classic.


    • The Word Burglar would be a wonderful book to share with older students as part of a language lesson. I don't feel that younger students would be able to navigate the vocabulary enough to enjoy the storyline. Still, I might incorporate it into one of my library lessons on the importance of books and reading. Some important points I understood from this story were:Children are able to recognize that letters and words have meaning and once they crack the reading code, they will be in possession of [...]



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