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Hi! Fly Guy by Tedd Arnold

Hi! Fly Guy (original 2005; edition 2006)

by Tedd Arnold (Author)

Series: Fly Guy (1)

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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.
Title:Hi! Fly Guy
Authors:Tedd Arnold (Author)
Info:Cartwheel Books (2006), Edition: Reprint, 32 pages
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Hi! Fly Guy by Tedd Arnold (2005)


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This book is an early intermediate level read for the people who are transitioning into reading chapter books. This is a great read that is fun and interesting filled with humor to intrigue readers to start reading chapter books. This one is an introduction to the fly and his owner. This is one of the first books in the series of fly guy ( )
  cdtjomiller | Apr 20, 2021 |
In this first installment of a numerous-part series, this short story about a fly is perfect for beginning readers who are looking to step into chapter books for the first time. The language is incredibly simple to digest and the chapters are short so they do not drag on for long. This is a story that can be quickly grown out of, however, and will not be suited for more advanced readers or readers who are more exposed to chapter books. This is a story best suited to young children who are venturing into this genre for the first time. If I was teaching younger children, however, this is definitely a story that I would recommend having the children read on their own time or aloud to the whole class.
  i.c.garcia524 | Apr 20, 2021 |
This book would work well for primary students. In this book, a boy and his friend fly, play a game of hide and go seek. The fly hides in a trash-can and unexpectedly is taken to the dump, where the boy searches for him among the hundreds of other flies, until he finally finds him. This book is helpful because of the large and comprensible words, and the many pictures. I would have this book in my classroom library and encourage students to read the series it comes from, if they are interested.
  ledambrockman | Apr 9, 2021 |
For beginning readers. It tells the story of a fly who proves that it can be a pet. Despite what society thinks the fly and its friend enter a competition to win best pet. This book is perfect to introduce students to chapter books in a way that is fun and engaging. ( )
  Adelmi | Apr 5, 2021 |
This book is suitable for primary grades. It is about a fly who hears again and again that he can not be a pet. But, the fly proves everyone wrong by displaying how smart he is. This book is a great example of rising above the labels others put on you. It reflects how proving others false opinions wrong can push away those stereotypes. I would use this book in my classroom as a way to give students a sense of confidence and independence in their reading. This is a great book for letting children read independently. It is also useful because it conveys to children that labels are just labels and can be proven wrong. ( )
  emilyfdubois | Mar 15, 2021 |
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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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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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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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