Urgency Emergency! Itsy Bitsy Spider

A spider arrives at City Hospital with some strange head injuries. How did this happen? And does it have anything to do with all the water rushing down the water spout? Early readers have never been such fun! With bright color illustrations on every page, minimal easy-to-read text and a brilliantly fast-paced plot, this animal hospital adventure story will have young readers devouring the pages.

  • 48 Pages
  • 6" x 9"
  • 9780807583609
  • September 2015

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  • 48 Pages
  • 6" x 9"
  • 9780807583586
  • September 2013

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  • New readers are in for a treat with these British imports.

    - The Horn Book Magazine, starred review

  • Top-notch medical care in an equally terrific early reader that will appeal to preschoolers, new readers of all ages and anyone else who appreciates droll humor and an inventive plot.

    - Kirkus Reviews, starred review

  • The folkloric connections broaden the use possibilities for libraries and classrooms, and the titles could inspire student writing or dramatic projects in a similar vein, while the medical situations are surprisingly educational.

    - The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

  • The books feature one to three sentences per page, and the illustrations are large, colorful, and funny.

    - School Library Journal, recommend

  • Valuable lessons about overcoming fears and setting aside differences for others are emphasized.

    - Library Media Connection

Common Core

RL.K,1,3.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,9,10 RL.2.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,10


  • Accelerated Reader Points: 0.50
  • ATOS Level: 3.30