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Zenya’s Trip to Cape Cross

zenyas trip to cape cross sealIn Zenya’s Trip, a little girl Zenya details an account of a family trip to Cape Cross Seal Colony. The book includes facts about Namibia, and about seals, including a non-fiction section at the end.

The text in this book is designed as an experiment for new and struggling readers and those with dyslexia. It uses the Open Dyslexic font and has words colour coded to help segment the syllables. FKB would appreciate feedback from those in education about the content.

By: Danielle Bruckert and Zehnya Bruckert

Text and Images from Zenya’s Trip to Cape Cross

This is Frost.
Frost is a fur seal.

Cape Cross SealFrost lives in a seal colony,
In cape cross, Namibia.

Cape Cross SealCape Cross is one of the
biggest seal colonies in the world.

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  • John writes:
    Our child is a struggling reader, and the book did help with sounding out the syllable segments, it took the confusion out for her of where to break the word up, thanks for your work. I’ve also seen this type of thing done in some German books for learning reading.

    Danielle writes:
    It really helps if the reader loves the topic. This book helped us learn more about Namibia and the seal colony at Cape Cross, and Zehnya loves reading it.

     

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