13 Stories About Harris

by Holiday House


Perfect for family storytime or emergent readers, this affectionate look at the ups and downs of preschoolers in the big city is sure to make you smile.

In thirteen brief, illustrated vignettes, young Harris gets into big and little adventures at home, at his best friend Ayana's house, and throughout his diverse city neighborhood.

"That's why they call permanent markers permanent," Harris' mother says as she surveys Harris and Ayana's handiwork in his bedroom.

Thes short, charming tales-- all inspired by author Amy Schwartz's experiences as a parent-- capture a preschooler's sense of wonder and possibility, as well as the beauty of young friendships. With very short text supported by bright illustrations, this is an excellent storytime choice for young readers beginning to read on their own-- or a great choice to share together with the ones you love.

  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 40 pages
  • Grade level ‏ : ‎ Preschool - 3
  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 4 - 8 years