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The Gum on the Drum is the rhyming story of a drum-playing bear who learns where not to put his gum.
The Start to Read! series helps children learn to read by presenting interesting stories with easy vocabularies. Words are repeated. Sentences are short. Rhyming words help children increase their vocabularies. Meaningful clues in the illustrations are abundant. After several readings with a partner, the child should be able to read alone. Most of all, the reading experience should be enjoyable.
Most of the vocabulary words in The Gum on the Drum are typically introduced in first grade. You may need to help your child with words that seem difficult.
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