Let Little Critter® take your child on a reading adventure! When Little Critter wakes up on his birthday, he finds a series of notes leading him on a treasure hunt around the house. A wonderful surprise awaits him at the end. Surprise! is an original Little Critter First Reader for children ages 6 to 8. This charming leveled reader features: • Repetition of familiar words and sound patterns for ease of readability • Colorful illustrations for visual cues • Skill-based activities and a vocabulary list at the end of the book to help reinforce reading comprehension and fluency. Our Little Critter® First Readers series is helping kids develop key reading skills! Featuring 30 titles for children ages 3 to 8, each book contains an original and engaging Little Critter story about a situation that most kids will find familiar – a trip to the zoo, a day at camp, a class outing. Young readers will enjoy these simple and attractive stories written with their reading level in mind. Check out the other titles in this series! These stories offer more than just entertainment, they are everything a child needs to ensure reading success!