Green Bananas: Dinosaur Disasters by Kate Agnew
  

Green Bananas: Dinosaur Disasters

Written by Kate Agnew
Illustrated by Anna Jones
Part of the Reading Ladder Level 2 Series

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Containing three related short stories with the theme of a dinosaur packed day - dinosaurs in the museum, in the soup (!) and cooking with dad. The book is aimed at first readers and those children who are beginning to want to read longer stories than those in most picture books. There is only a small amount of text per page accompanied by speech bubbles for shared reading and brightly coloured illustrations which help support the child’s understanding of the text. Dinosaur Disasters is part of the Banana Books reading series – quality stories for young readers – which in turn is divided into Green, Blue and Red Bananas. Green Bananas, like this one are for first readers, generally from 3-5 years, Blue Bananas are for developing readers (age 5+) and Red Bananas are for newly fluent readers (age 6+). Every one of them is written and illustrated by well established authors and artists.

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Synopsis

Green Bananas: Dinosaur Disasters by Kate Agnew

Sam and his little sister Rosa are having a dinosaur day with Dad. They see the dinosaur eggs at the museum, colour in some dinosaur pictures and make dinosaur biscuits. It's a lot of fun, but somehow there's always a dinosaur disaster just waiting to happen.

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‘I love Bananas! They’re just right for the very young. They take children on adventures into life, into the imagination and into reading for pleasure’ - Wendy Cooling, creator of Bookstart

About the Author

Kate Agnew

Kate Agnew is the consultant for the Banana series. She manages a children’s bookshop, is the UK consultant extraordinaire for PaperTigers and also writes articles and reviews of children’s books for the Guardian, the Times Educational Supplement, Young Book Trust, the Bookseller, and the Big Guide to Irish children’s books. She is also a reader for the French Gallimard, an editor for the Swiss-American North South, was one of the biggest contributors to the Cambridge Guide to Children’s Literature, and has been a judge for book prizes including the Smarties prize.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages
Interest Age: From 5

Author

Kate Agnew
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Publisher

Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont Childrens Books

Publication date

1st March 2010

ISBN

9781405282284

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