Explore the trends, fashion, technology, and inventions of the 1980s with this totally tubular Level 2 Ready-to-Read full of fun facts, illustrations, and interactive backmatter!
In the 1980s, boom boxes and breakdancing were all the rage, Cabbage Patch Kids were flying off the shelves, and a new TV station called MTV was launched. Kids will love learning about all things 80s, like the first at-home video game consoles, jelly shoes, leg warmers, eighties slang, and VCRs! Lighthearted illustrations, photographs of the fashion and fads, and approachable language introduce young readers to all this and even more hallmarks of the awesome decade.
Patty Michaels is a children’s book writer and editor who lives in the New York City area. She loves the beach, coffee, her family, and playing with her dogs.
Sarah Rebar is an illustrator and writer based in sunny Los Angeles. She earned her BFA in illustration from Syracuse University. For nine years, she worked as an in-house artist for Sesame Street drawing Muppets. She collaborated to create new Muppets for Ahlan Simsim, an international coproduction for young Syrian refugees, funded by the MacArthur genius grant. Her all-time favorite characters are Bert and Ernie. Now, she illustrates books for kids.