Carl The Christmas Carp

Ian Krykorka (author) Vladyana Krykorka (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551437996

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Description

Every year, Radim's family has a delicious carp for Christmas dinner, selected from the huge wooden barrels that line the streets of Prague in December. But this year, when Radim sits by the bathtub feeding breadcrumbs to the fish that his father has chosen, he sees more than a delectable meal. In Carl the Christmas Carp, Ian Krykorka writes a story drawn from his mother's childhood and from life in present day Prague as well. In the vibrant illustrations, Vladyana Krykorka lovingly recreates the city of her birth and her youth, down to the last glorious detail.

Reading Level
Lexile
600L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
O
ATOS
3.9
DRA
34
Categories
Genre
Character Education Holidays & Festivals People & Places
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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