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Title: MERCER


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MERCER MAYER
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  • Mercer Mayer is an author
  • and an illustrator.
  • The first book he published was A BOY, A DOG, AND
    A FROG.

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  • But there are no words in this book.
  • So how can he be an author?


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There are 6 books in this series.
A Boy, A Dog and a Frog Frog, Where Are You?
Frog on his Own Frog Goes to Dinner One Frog
Too Many A Boy, a Dog, a Frog, and a Friend
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FROG ON HIS OWN
  • In this story, Frog decides to explore a park.
  • What words would you use to describe this picture?

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He also wrote lots of books using both
illustrations AND words.
  • In fact he worked on more than 300 books!
  • Some he wrote.
  • Some he illustrated
  • And some he wrote AND illustrated.

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Heres some facts about Mercer Mayer.(What is a
fact?)
  • born in 1943
  • born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • moved to Hawaii

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Heres some facts about Mercer Mayer.
  • moved to New York City

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Can you guess what he liked to do as a kid in
Arkansas and Hawaii?
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When he grew up, he became a childrens book
illustrator.
What does that mean?
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Have you ever read a story about
  • Little Critter?
  • What do you know about Little Critter?

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I JUST FORGOT
  • In this book Little Critter has a lot of chores
    to do.
  • What is a chore?
  • Little Critter has trouble remembering which
    chores hes supposed to do!

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JUST ME AND MY DAD
  • Who do you think does all the work when Little
    Critter goes camping with his dad?

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Mercer Mayer married Gina. He and his wife work
on the Little Critter books together. What a
great team!
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  • My favorite book is THERES A NIGHTMARE IN MY
    CLOSET

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  • How would you describe the monster?

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Two stories that are similar to this book are
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Whats the same about all three of them?
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Heres where I found information and pictures
about Mercer Mayer and his books www.btsb.com htt
p//www.littlecritter.com http//falcon.imu.edu/r
amseyil/mayer.htm http//images.google.com
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Lets read a book written by Mercer Mayer.
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Bonnie French, LMS McKinley-Brighton
School Syracuse, New York
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