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Cover Reveal: Ty's Travels: Showtime, a My First I Can Read Series by Kelly Starling Lyons

We're super excited to host the cover reveal for Kelly Starling Lyon's newest book in the Ty's Travels My First I Can Read series! Plus, scroll to the bottom for a fabulous giveaway!

Ty is an imaginative, positive, young boy who loves to spend time with his family. With simple, rhythmic text and joyful, bright art, the Ty's Travels Guided Reading Level I and My First series is perfect for shared reading with children.

Without further ado, we present Ty's Travels: Showtime!

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Ty rocks out with friends in this new book in the Geisel Honor-winning series!

Join Ty on his imaginative adventures in Ty's Travels: Showtime, a My First I Can Read story by acclaimed author and illustrator team Kelly Starling Lyons and Niña Mata. Music, imagination, and play are highlighted, making this perfect for sharing with children ages 3 to 6.


Thrum, thrum, thrum!


Ty loves playing the instruments, but something's missing--his friends! With the help of his vivid imagination, Ty and his friends are onstage in a band making great music together.

With simple, rhythmic text and joyful, bright art, this My First series is perfect for shared reading with a child. Books at this level feature basic language, word repetition, and whimsical illustrations, ideal for sharing with emergent readers. The active, engaging stories have appealing plots and lovable characters, encouraging children to continue their reading journey. Author Kelly Starling Lyons was selected as the 2021 Piedmont Laureate! Ty's Travel's: Showtime publishes February 20, 2024. Preorders are available now!


Author Kelly Starling Lyons has graciously agreed to give away two (2) copies of her recently released book, Ty's Travels: Camp-Out. She will mail the copies directly to the winners of this fabulous giveaway! Scroll down to enter the giveaway.


Ty makes his I Can Read Comic debut! Featuring a bold comic styling by New York Times bestselling illustrator Niña Mata and a compelling easy-to-read text by Kelly Starling Lyons, this Level One I Can Read Comic is the perfect summertime story for beginning readers!

Celebrate Ty's vivid imagination! Nonstop rain dampens the family's plans to go camping. But with a boost from Ty, the Camp-Out comes out just fine! Rhythmic text, vibrant art, family love, and Black Boy Joy shine on every page of this camping adventure.

Ty's Travels: Camp-Out is a Level One I Can Read Comic, which means it's perfect for shared reading with young readers new to graphic novel storytelling. This is a Guided Reading Level (GRL) J. The Ty's Travels series is much acclaimed---including a Geisel Honor for Zip, Zoom!


Two (2) winners will each win:

1 copy of Ty's Travel's: Campout

Note: Winners will be notified at the email addresses provided here. Winners must be U.S. residents at least 18 years of age or older.


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