Spike and Ike Take a Hike
When Spike and Ike take a hike, they meet lots of sassy creatures along the way, including an itty bitty kitty. But wait . . . this itty bitty pretty kitty turns out to be an itty bitty pretty spitty kitty! Other funny encounters include frogs in a soggy bog and a giraffe calf that makes them laugh.
“Wacky wordplay. . . . The tongue-twisting nature of the read-aloud text adds to the humor. Its rhyme and alliteration may help emerging readers, and the animals are shown clearly in the artist’s deft illustrations. . . . Here’s hoping the happy pair have more adventures to come.” — Kirkus Reviews
“A delight on many levels. The illustrations are filled with humorous details. . . . The cumulative text bursting with rhyme and alliteration is just perfect for beginning readers learning the sounds of language. After enjoying this story, they may even be stimulated to create their own cumulative text for favorite pictures. Don’t miss this neat treat.” — School Library Journal
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