Maggie and Pie and the Perfect Picnic (Highlights Puzzle Readers) (Paperback)

Maggie and Pie and the Perfect Picnic (Highlights Puzzle Readers) By Carolyn Cory Scoppettone, Paula Becker (Illustrator) Cover Image

Maggie and Pie and the Perfect Picnic (Highlights Puzzle Readers) (Paperback)


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Highlights Puzzle Readers offer an innovative approach to learning that integrates puzzles and stories to develop motivated, confident readers. These Level 1 books are perfect for kids who are reading simple sight words and sounding out decodable text.

Maggie and Pie are bird buddies that love to cook—but sometimes Maggie gets a little mixed up! As they make fruit salad, in this Level 1 Highlights Puzzle Reader, kids can use clues in the story to find the supplies they need in simple visual puzzles that double as picture support for the text. With a bonus recipe, Maggie and Pie and the Perfect Picnic will appeal to junior chefs who are just discovering reading. 
After working as a newspaper reporter in Los Angeles, Carolyn Cory Scoppettone moved to small-town New England to raise her children. Carolyn's debut picture book, Hold This!, was inspired by walks through the woods. In addition to picture books, Carolyn writes poetry, creative nonfiction, and middle grade novels. She lives in Montpelier, Vermont, with her husband, their three daughters, plus two cats, one dog, and an energetic puppy

Paula J. Becker creates fun, whimsical illustrations for books, magazines, greeting cards, and more. She is a regular contributor to Highlights and High Five magazines, for which she's also created many Hidden Pictures puzzles. She's been drawing and creating stories for as long as she can remember. She lives in Quebec, where she likes to garden, bicycle, and try to learn French. One of her favorite things to cook is pâté chinois (shepherd's pie). Visit her at
Product Details ISBN: 9781644726976
ISBN-10: 1644726971
Publisher: Highlights Press
Publication Date: June 28th, 2022
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Highlights Puzzle Readers