The Secret Birthday Message

Age 3 to 7

The Secret Birthday Message by Eric Carle

Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780064430999

A coded message sends Tim on an exciting treasure hunt to find his birthday present. The message uses shapes to represent real-life features for Tim to find and follow. Children can link the directional language in the story with the actions that Tim takes, as well as with the final picture showing Tim's route to his birthday present.