Collins Big Cat: Fly Facts: Band 07/Turquoise by Janice Marriott


Collins Big Cat: Fly Facts: Band 07/Turquoise by Janice Marriott

An informative picture book that presents a larger-than-life look at the fly and explains that flies can be very useful - despite their capacity to carry germs and cause disease! The humorous cartoons, captivating photographs and informative captions provide a fascinating insight into this common and pesky insect. * Turquoise/ Band 7 books offer literay language and extended descriptions, with longer sentences and a wide range of unfamiliar terms. * Text type - A non-chronological report. * Pages 22 and 23 give children the chance to recap and discuss the information covered. * Curriculum links - Science: Plants and animals in the local environment. * This information book is paired with a fictional story on a similar theme: Harry the Clever Spider by Julia Jarman. * This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery.


How do flies eat? How fast can they fly? Find out all this and more in this non-fiction book.

About the Author

Janice Marriott is a leading writer of books for children and young adults. Among her best-known novels are Letters to Lesley and Crossroads, which won the 1996 NZ Post Supreme and Senior Fiction Awards as well as the Esther Glen Medal.

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24 pages
Interest Age: From 5


Janice Marriott
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Publication date

20th September 2004



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