The Gargling Gorilla: Band 14/Ruby by Margaret Mahy


The Gargling Gorilla: Band 14/Ruby by Margaret Mahy

Brave Tim agrees to look after Rosa's pets. He isn't afraid of vultures or wolfhounds, or even giant rabbits. But he isn't so sure about the gorilla, gargling in the kitchen! A comic story with a familiar setting, from Margaret Mahy. * Ruby/Band 14 books give increasing opportunities for children to develop their skills of inference and deduction. * Text type - Story with a familiar setting. * The reader response page consists of a story map to encourage children to retell the story in their own words. * Curriculum links - Citizenship: Animals and us; Music: Animal magic, exploring descriptive sounds. * This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader

About the Author

Margaret Mahy

New Zealander Margaret Mahy, who sadly died in early 2012,was the first writer from outside the UK to win the prestigious Carnegie Medal. Mahy's genius with language has been demonstrated over and over again in a prolific list of titles from early picture books through to challenging teenage fiction.

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Book Info


Contains Paperback
40 pages
Interest Age: From 7


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Publication date

4th January 2007



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