The Best Worst Camp Out Ever (I Like to Read Comics) (Hardcover)

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The Best Worst Camp Out Ever (I Like to Read Comics) (Hardcover)


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A boy and his father go on a camping trip where everything goes wrong! Or does it? From Joe Cepeda, a Theodor Seuss Geisel and Pura Belpré Honor Winner, this early reader comic is perfect for first graders to read on their own!

A boy and his father go on a camping trip! Despite one disaster after another, in the end, father and son agree it was their best weekend ever! 

Simple text and comic-book style illustrations support comprehension in this delightful book, ideal for first graders. 

Like the father in the book, Joe Cepeda is of Hispanic heritage and he loves going camping with his son.

I Like to Read® Comics are perfect for kids who are challenged by or unengaged in reading, kids who love art, and the growing number of young comics fans. Filled with eye-catching art, humor, and terrific stories, these comics provide unique reading experiences for growing minds.

We hope that all new readers will say, “I like to read comics!”
Joe Cepeda received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from California State University, Long Beach, and also studied Engineering at Cornell University. He is a fine artist, as well as an illustrator of more than thirty-five book jackets and picture books, which have received many honors including Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies, Parenting Magazine's Reading Magic Award, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award, Texas Library Association 2x2 Reading List, ALA Notable Books, and Child Magazine's Best Book of the Year. Joe illustrated Hey, Hey Hay! by Christy Mihaly, ¡Vamonos! Let's Go! by Rene Colato Lainez,and Swing Sisters by Karen Deans. He both wrote and illustrated the I Like to Read books--Up, I Dig, I See, and I Hop. I Hop received a Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor, given to the most distinguished books for beginning readers. Joe received an American Library Association Pura Belpré Honor (for outstanding books that celebrate the Latino cultural experience) and the Recognition of Merit Award from the George G. Stone Center for Children's Books. He lives in Claremont, California
Product Details ISBN: 9780823453948
ISBN-10: 0823453944
Publisher: Holiday House
Publication Date: April 30th, 2024
Pages: 40
Language: English
Series: I Like to Read Comics
"An efficient, richly illustrated, and funny adventure, entertaining for early readers and perhaps even more amusing for adults sharing the story."—School Library Journal
"A solid lesson for all of us on how to navigate life’s little disappointments."The Horn Book