My First Karate Class: Ready-to-Read Pre-Level 1 (Paperback)
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Beginning readers can learn all about what happens at karate class in this Pre-level 1 Ready-to-Read with sweet text and photographs of young martial artists-in-training!
It’s the first day of karate class. What will it be like? Find out in this early reader by Biscuit creator Alyssa Satin Capucilli. Karate students wear a uniform called a gi, and learn to block and kick! Young readers will love seeing kids their age practicing karate, learning words like obi (the karate belt), and more in this adorable introduction to the sport!
Includes a special section of step-by-step instructions for basic karate moves—to be done with a parent or guardian’s supervision.
About the Author
Alyssa Satin Capucilli is the award-winning creator and author of the Katy Duck series and the bestselling Biscuit series, which has sold over twenty-four million copies. A dancer as well as a writer, she lives with her family in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.
Leyah Jensen studied photography at the Rhode Island School of Design, but her journey in photography began much earlier. As a toddler of a professional photographer, she was often staged in tutus or with a finger in the nose. Growing older, she helped lug equipment to places like Tijuana, where her father was basing a children’s book. Then in her teens she completed several photojournalism assignments abroad of her own, through children’s organizations such as Compassion and other orphan relief agencies. Her own experiences as a child model have taught her that you can’t capture the magic of childhood unless the subjects are free to truly be themselves.