Reading/Interest Level: Preschool
Author: Andy Griffiths
Illustrator: Terry Denton
Publisher: Square Fish
Ed and Ted and Ted's Dog Fred is a short, humorous story filled with rhyming words. Ed and Ted are two old friends who live in a shed. Trouble ensues when Ted's dog, Fred, bites Ed's head. Young readers will find the simple illustrations to be very silly. Children who are just beginning to read will appreciate the simplicity of this book and will enjoy predicting which rhyming words will come next!
Ed and Ted and Ted's Dog Fred is a level two My Readers, which means it has longer, more complex stories. There are plenty of word clues in the illustrations, which is ideal for beginning readers. The illustrations are simple but action packed. They are made with ink and watercolor and are pretty basic sketches. The text is repetitious and creatively placed on the page in different formations.