Collins Big Cat: The Woman who Fooled the Fairies: Band 09/Gold by Rose Impey


Collins Big Cat: The Woman who Fooled the Fairies: Band 09/Gold by Rose Impey

There was once a woman who baked the best cakes in the whole world. The fairies loved her cakes. But they didn't want to buy them and the woman was far too clever to let anyone steal them. So the fairies decide to steal the cake-maker instead! What follows is a hilarious account of how the woman manages to escape the greedy fairies' clutches. * Gold/Band 9 fiction books offer developing readers literary language and stories with distinctive characters. * Text type - A traditional story. * A story map on pages 22 and 23 tracks the comings and goings of the unfortunate fairies to help children retell the story in their own words. * Curriculum links - PSHE: Recognise what they like/dislike, what is fair/unfair and what is right/ wrong. * This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery.

About the Author

Rose Impey

Rose Impey lives in a small village in Leicestershire. She is very well known and highly regarded as a writer of books for children of all ages. It was her experience of telling stories in school as a teacher that led to her starting to write them down. She is a popular visitor to schools and libraries where she reads her work aloud to captivated audiences.

Rose has a deep love and extensive knowledge of fairy and folk tales. For the Fairy Tales series (also available in a collection called The Orchard Book of Fairy Tales) and for the Twice Upon a Time series she thoroughly researched the stories of Grimm, Perrault and Joseph Jacobs before retelling them in her own spirited, direct and authoritative way.

Rose received a great deal of praise for her series Colour Crackers, a series of lively, funny stories, which has the widest possible appeal. Rhode Island Roy was read on Jackanory. She has also written stories for picture books. Joe's Cafe won the Sheffield Children's Book Award.

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24 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Publication date

5th January 2005



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