Pedro's Tricky Tower

Pedro's Tricky Tower


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Pedro's class is building is tower out of paper cups to see who can build the tallest tower. Pedro loves to build, but he's got a big problem. Troublemaker Roddy is on his team. Can Pedro and Roddy learn to work together? A glossary and critical thinking questions make this a great title for libraries, while a collection of jokes adds to the fun.

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ISBN-13: 9781515819059
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 08/01/2017
Series: Pedro Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 366,907
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile: 470L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 7 Years

About the Author

Fran Manushkin is the author of many popular picture books, including How Mama Brought the Spring; Baby, Come Out!; Latkes and Applesauce: A Hanukkah Story; and The Tushy Book. There is a real Katie Woo — she's Fran's great-niece — but she never gets in half the trouble of the Katie Woo in the books. Fran writes on her beloved MacBook in New York City.

Tammie Lyon began her love for drawing at a young age while sitting at the kitchen table with her dad. She continued her love of art and eventually attended The Columbus College of Art and Design, where she earned a Bachelors degree in Fine Art. After a brief career as a professional ballet dancer, she decided to devote herself full time to illustration. Today she lives with her husband, Lee, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Her dogs, Gus and Dudley, keep her company as she works in her studio.

Table of Contents

A tricky project — Time to build — The tallest tower.


Spin off series from Fran Manushkin's popular Katie Woo series. Readers will relate to Pedro's interests, experiences, and happy-go-lucky personality. Three-chapter structure builds confidences, as beginning readers are excited to be reading a chapter book.

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