Stop, Drop, and Flop in the Slop: A Short Vowel Sounds Book with Consonant Blends (Sounds Like Reading)

Stop, Drop, and Flop in the Slop: A Short Vowel Sounds Book with Consonant Blends (Sounds Like Reading)

Brian P Cleary

Language: English

Pages: 30

ISBN: 076134201X

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Come along with me and learn all about reading! Brian P. Clearys wacky sentences and Jason Miskiminss colorful art will make phonics fun! Find activities, games, and more at














Jude, my first-grade teacher in Mission, Kansas —B.P.C. Text copyright © 2009 by Brian P. Cleary Illustrations copyright © 2009 by Lerner Publishing Group, Inc. All rights reserved. International copyright secured. No part of this book may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means—electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise—without the prior written permission of Lerner Publishing Group, Inc., except for the inclusion of brief

Cleary has been a tutor in an adult literacy program. He lives in Cleveland, Ohio. Jason Miskimins grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, and graduated from the Columbus College of Art & Design in 2003. He currently lives in North Olmsted, Ohio, where he works as an illustrator of books and greeting cards. Alice M. Maday has a master’s degree in early childhood education from Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana, and a Ph.D. in early childhood education, with a focus in literacy, from the

quotations in an acknowledged review. Millbrook Press A division of Lerner Publishing Group, Inc. 241 First Avenue North Minneapolis, MN 55401 U.S.A. Website address: Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Cleary, Brian P., 1959–  Stop, drop, and flop in the slop : a short vowel sounds book with consonant blends / by Brian P. Cleary ; illustrations by Jason Miskimins ; consultant: Alice M. Maday. p. cm. — (Sounds like reading)  ISBN 978-0–8225–7635–8

(lib. bdg. : alk. paper)  1. English language—Vowels—Juvenile literature. 2. English language— Consonants—Juvenile literature. 3. English language—Phonetics—Juvenile literature. 4. Reading—Phonetic method—Juvenile literature. I. Miskimins, Jason, ill. II. Maday, Alice M. III. Title. PE1157.C56 2009 428.1’3—dc22 2008012777 Manufactured in the United States of America 1 2 3 4 5 6 – BP – 14 13 12 11 10 09 eISBN-13: 978-0-7613-5195-5 Dear Parents and Educators, As a former adult literacy

coach and the father of three children, I know that learning to read isn’t always easy. That’s why I developed Sounds Like Reading™—a series that uses a combination of devices to help children learn to read. This book is the second in the Sounds Like Reading™ series. It uses rhyme, repetition, illustration, and phonics to introduce young readers to short vowel sounds and consonant blends— “sound-outable” letter combinations such as cl, tr, br, and st. Starting on page 4, you’ll see three

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