The Leopard And The Sky God by Mairi Mackinnon
  

The Leopard And The Sky God

Written by Mairi Mackinnon
Part of the Usborne First Reading Series

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First Reading: Level Three. A traditional tale from South America re told for a young audience. Titles in this level encourage the reader to develop reading stamina, increasing to 48 pages. This will include the main story (up to 450 words) as well as character sheets or maps. The story includes a strong element of reprise or repetition, with the familiarity of repeated language chunks helping the reader to gain in confidence. Subjects include classic folktales from around the world as well as original fiction, all with quirky and humorous illustrations. Will be enjoyed with equal enthusiasm if read alone or together with a parent.

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The Leopard And The Sky God by Mairi Mackinnon

Featuring four titles in the "First Reading" series, this book is aimed at children who are beginning to read.

Leopard loves to bang his drum, but when he refuses to share it with the Sky God, he finds himself in a lot of trouble! Based on a West African folktale.

About the Author

Mairi Mackinnon

Mairi Mackinnon was born in England, went to school in Scotland, studied in France and Italy and worked in Spain before finally settling down in London, where she lives with her husband, three children and several thousand books. In her spare time she enjoys reading, cooking for friends, and playing the fiddle in a dance band at parties from Portree to St Petersburg.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
48 pages
Interest Age: 4+

Author

Mairi Mackinnon
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Publisher

Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

28th September 2007

ISBN

9780746085363

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