Tugg and Teeny: That's What Friends Are For

J. Patrick Lewis (author), Christopher Denise (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781410310200

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Meet Tugg and Teeny. Best friends since... well, forever! Tugg, a gorilla, and Teeny, a monkey, live together in their jungle neighborhood, Sidekick Thicket. As opposite as night and day, the two friends work and play together, each helping the other face life's challenges. That's What Friends Are For is a trio of stories that has Teeny helping hippo Margie Barge learn self-acceptance, finding a substitute horn for Rocko Rhino, and hosting a neighborhood picnic. All with the help of her best friend, Tugg. Engagingly written by Children's Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis, this beginning reader series is charmingly brought to life by Redwall artist Christopher Denise.

Reading Level
Lexile
460L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
L
ATOS
2.7
DRA
28
Categories
Genre
Chapter Books Characters & Series Friendship
Interest Age
Ages 6-8
Grade
2nd Grade 3rd Grade
Subject
Language Arts
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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