Collins Big Cat: Tec and the Litter: Band 02b/Red B by Tony Mitton


Collins Big Cat: Tec and the Litter: Band 02b/Red B by Tony Mitton

Tec the detective turns up again for another mystery. This time, Tec sets out to discover that he is the culprit as the litter came out of a hole in his pocket! * Red B/Band 2B books offer simple but varied text with familiar objects and actions, combined with simple story development and a satisfying conclusion. * Text types - A story with predictable structure and patterned language. * A story map on pages 14 and 15 offers children the chance to recap and discuss the story. * Look out for the other Tec stories in this series - Tec and the Hole, and Tec and the Cake. * This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery.

About the Author

Tony Mitton

Tony Mitton was born in 1951 in North Africa, the son of a soldier. Until he was 9 he lived mostly in Africa, Germany and Hong Kong. He went to state boarding school in Suffolk and went on to do an English Literature degree at Cambridge University. He then trained to be an English teacher before making the switch to primary school teaching.

Tony worked as a primary school teacher between the ages of 25 to 49, but for the last 13 years of that period he taught part-time. During that period he began to spend 2 or 3 days a week working at his writing, and wrote poems and stories for school reading books and also for trade market books. He now writes full-time and visits lots of schools, libraries and events to talk about his work.

He lives in a small house in the middle of Cambridge with his wife and two children, and a cat called Tiggy, who is definitely one of the family. Tony likes Cambridge but he and his wife often wish they'd settled somewhere where there are better places for walking, like cliffs and hills with good views of the landscape.

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16 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Publication date

5th January 2005



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