Collins Big Cat: Robots: Band 04/Blue by Jonathan Emmett


Collins Big Cat: Robots: Band 04/Blue by Jonathan Emmett

A photographic non-fiction book that explains the many different types of robots and their uses. The report tells how robots help us in industry, security, and in exploring uninhabitable environments such as other planets, volcanoes, and the depths pf the ocean. *Blue/Band 4 books offer longer, repeated patterns with sequential events and integrated literary and natural language. * Text type - A non-chronological report. * A labelled diagram on pages 14 and 15 shows the inner workings of a robot, providing the opportunity to further discuss the information. * Curriculum link - Science: Ourselves * This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery.

About the Author

Jonathan Emmett

Jonathan was born in Leicestershire in 1965, the son of a rig fitter and a primary school teacher. It was while he was at college, studying architecture, that he first developed his skills as a writer and illustrator, creating detailed illustrations to accompany poems and lyrics that he had written. After leaving college, he worked as an architect for several years, before pursuing a full-time career in children’s books.

In addition to writing picture books such as Bringing Down the Moon, Someone Bigger and Pigs Might Fly, Jonathan also writes and paper-engineers pop-up books.
He lives in Nottingham with his wife Rachel, and his children, Max and Laura. His hobbies include walking, reading, furniture design and tinkering with his website

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16 pages
Interest Age: From 4


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Publication date

5th January 2005



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