Collins Big Cat : Ella the Superstar: Band 05/Green by James Whybrow, Ian Whybrow


Collins Big Cat : Ella the Superstar: Band 05/Green by James Whybrow, Ian Whybrow

This humorous story with a familiar setting, told from her older brother's point of view, reveals baby Ella's love of reading books. But when Ella is as fierce as the tiger in the book she is reading she makes a woman faint, and nearly causes a policeman to arrest her. However the woman recognises Ella's talent and she is catapulted into stardom. *Band 5/Green books offer early readers patterned language and varied characters. *Text type - A story with a familiar setting. *On pages 22 and 23, a newspaper clipping and an advertisement of baby Ella's TV show prompt children to recap and discuss the story. *Curriculum links - Citizenship: Choices; People who help us. * This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery.

About the Author

Ian Whybrow's many popular successes range from picture books to novels for older children. Best known for his original humour, he always writes with adult readers as well as young ones in mind. He has a brilliant ear for voices, and takes pride in the fact that his work reads aloud very well. 'I loved being read to as a child,' he says. 'And I loved the sense that my parents were enjoying it too. For me, that's the acid test for any book - that there's something in it for everyone to enjoy.

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24 pages
Interest Age: From 4


James Whybrow, Ian Whybrow
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Publication date

1st September 2007



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