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Hi! Fly Guy by Tedd Arnold

Hi! Fly Guy (2005)

by Tedd Arnold

Series: Fly Guy (1)

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This is the story of how Fly Guy and a boy named Buzz meet for the first time. Buzz is amazed because Fly Guy can say his name (buzzzz), so Buzz decides to bring Fly Guy home to show his parents his new pet and to the Amazing Pet Show. Buzz's parents and the judges at the pet show tell Buzz that flies cannot be pets. Fly Guy sees the sadness this brings Buzz, so he decides to prove everyone wrong. Fly Guy wins the award for "smartest pet". The Fly Guy series of books are great choices for children who are just starting to learn to read. They are filled with humor and entertaining illustrations. ( )
  AlyssaMacy | Jan 30, 2019 |
One day Buzz went out on a walk, looking for something to take to the talent show. He caught Fly Guy, and kept him for his own. Then Fly Guy escaped and was pursued by the entire family. Buzz took Fly Guy to the Amazing Pet Show.
  Madelynnvallejo | Nov 26, 2018 |
Very simple illustrations, but they help focus on the theme. It's a silly story but appropriate for primary grades. ( )
  DevDye | Oct 13, 2018 |
A beginner book about a boy and his pet fly that introduces readers to the concept of chapters.
  AmandaTolmachev | Aug 11, 2018 |
This book is about a little boy who makes friends with a fly. The fly helps the boy the boy with his talent show, and they become friends
  amariemiller | Apr 10, 2018 |
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Kindergarten-Grade 2–A boy goes out searching for a smart animal to take to The Amazing Pet Show and bumps into a fly that is intelligent enough to say the childs name, Buzz. Although his parents and the judges feel at first that a fly is only a pest, not a pet, the insect puts on a performance that astounds them all and wins an award. The cartoon illustrations showing characters with exaggerated wide eyes are delightful, but the text is somewhat weak and disjointed.–Anne Knickerbocker, formerly at Cedar Brook Elementary School, Houston, TX
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Curriculum Connection:  AASL Std. 4  Pursue personal and aesthetic growth.
4.1.1 Read, view, and listen for pleasure and personal growth.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0439853117, Paperback)

Tedd Arnold's hilarious HI! FLY GUY, originally published in 2005, is now available in paperback with foil on the cover!

Boy and fly meet and so begins a beautiful friendship. Er, and so begins a very funny friendship. Using hyperbole, puns, slapstick, and silly drawings, bestselling author/illustrator Tedd Arnold creates an easy reader that is full of fun.

This book is a Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor book!

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When Buzz captures a fly to enter in The Amazing Pet Show, his parents and the judges tell him that a fly cannot be a pet, but Fly Guy proves them wrong.

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