Develop phonetic skills in young students with this primary-grade reader! Designed to be read-aloud by both parents and children, kids will learn strategies for sounding out words and decoding new vocabulary. Screams, Smiles and Giggles with Skunks, Squirrels, and Grasshoppers is part of a series of books for beginning readers sold-separately PAC Reader Series, and emphasizes pronouncing blends, dividing multi-syllable words, how to understand the use of quotation marks, and how to read and write possessives. Large-print stories with bolded vocabulary words are accompanied by clip-art illustrations; interspersed activity pages feature words for children to copy. 32 pages, printed pages with magazine-style stapled binding.