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Easy Readers

The “Day” series features a brother and sister and their adventures in all seasons. With big type, easy words, rhyme and rhythm, these Level 1 Step into Reading books are the perfect first step for beginning readers.

“Ransom adeptly balance images with simple text . . . the rhyming pattern throughout also makes [these books] a nice choice for read-aloud.”

—School Library Journal

Beach Day!

By Candice Ransom
Illustrated by Erika Meza
Random House, 2020

ISBN-10: 1524720453
ISBN-13: 978-1524720438

Summer morning.  Pack the car.
Follow beach road.  Here we are!

Garden Day!

By Candice Ransom
Illustrated by Erika Meza
Random House

ISBN-10: 1524720402
ISBN-13: 978-1524720407

The sun is out. So are the bees!
Time to dig and plant some peas!

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Snow Day!

By Candice Ransom
Illustrated by Erika Meza
Random House

ISBN-10: 1524720372
ISBN-13: 978-1524720377

Grab a friend. Come and play!
Snow is here—no school today!

 

Apple Picking Day!

By Candice Ransom
Illustrated by Erika Meza
Random House

ISBN-10: 0553538586
ISBN-13: 978-0553538588

Apple one, apple two—
one for me and one for you!

Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Book 2016 Spanish Edition, 2022

Pumpkin Day!

By Candice Ransom
Illustrated by Erika Meza
Random House

ISBN-10: 9780553513417
ISBN-13: 978-0553513417

Pumpkins big and pumpkins small.
There are so many—I want them all!

 

Go, Go Tractors!

By Candice Ransom
Illustrated by Mike Yamada
Random House, 2021

ISBN-10: 198485254X
ISBN-13: 978-1984852540

Tractors dig, push, and pull.
They carry loads that are super full!

Coming Soon: Grandparents Day (2022), School Day (2023)

Uni the Unicorn has stepped out of the picture books
and into Step into Reading Level 2 Readers!

Tooth Fairy’s Night

By Candice Ransom
Illustrated by Monique Dong
Random House

ISBN-10: 0399553649
ISBN-13: 978-0399553646

Bedtime? Not for the Tooth Fairy!
She may be small, but she has a BIG job to do…

Cybils Nominee for Easy Readers, 2017 Spanish Edition: El hada de los dientes, 2021

Uni the Unicorn,
Uni’s First Sleepover

An Amy Krouse Rosenthal book, written by Candice Ransom

Illustrated by Lissy Marlin, based on art by Brigette Barrager

Random House

ISBN-10: 1984850237
ISBN-13: 978-1984850232

Come with Uni, and find out what happens at a magical unicorn sleepover!

Uni Goes to School

An Amy Krouse Rosenthal book, written by Candice Ransom

Illustrated by Lissy Marlin, based on art by Brigette Barrager

Random House

ISBN-10: 198485027X
ISBN-13: 978-1984850270

Come with Uni to school, where all unicorns learn how to heal and mend!

Uni Bakes a Cake

An Amy Krouse Rosenthal book, written by Candice Ransom

Illustrated by Lissy Marlin, based on art by Brigette Barrager

Random House

ISBN-10: 0593178025
ISBN-13: 978-0593178027

Uni is so excited to bake a cake with the little girl! Will the cake win a blue ribbon?

Uni Brings Spring

An Amy Krouse Rosenthal book, written by Candice Ransom

Illustrated by Lissy Marlin, based on art by Brigette Barrager

Random House, 2020

ISBN-10: 0593178068
ISBN-13: 978-0593178065

Winter has taken over the land of Unicorns. Uni’s magical horn is needed to help bring back spring!

Uni and the Perfect Present

An Amy Krouse Rosenthal book, written by Candice Ransom

Illustrated by Lissy Marlin, based on art by Brigette Barrager

Random House, 2021

ISBN-10: 0593377729
ISBN-13: 978-0593377727

Uni plans to give Silky a birthday present. Oh, no! Uni loses the perfect present!

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