Mole and the New Hole Blue/Band 04 Band 04/Blue by Jane Clarke


Mole and the New Hole Blue/Band 04 Band 04/Blue by Jane Clarke

Winter is coming and Mole is looking for a new hole to stay in, but he doesn't want to be on his own. Will any of the other animals let him share their home? * Blue / Band 4 - A story with a familiar setting * Text type - Fiction * The focus phoneme in this book is -are (share). * Children can use the cross-section of the hill on the final spread to discuss the characters and the story setting. * Jane Clarke also wrote Red 2A Muck it Up!

About the Author

Jane Clarke

Jane Clarke on Jane Clarke:

I live in Kent with my two Labradors, Bramble and Amber. The dogs love to swim in the sea, so I burn a lot of perfumed candles to stop our house from smelling of damp dog.

Thanks to my Mum and Dad, I had a very happy childhood in the English Midlands. Dad attached a trapeze to the branch of a tree in our garden, and my friends and I spent a lot of time hanging upside down pretending to be acrobats. There were always pets – mice, hamster, and guinea pigs, cats and dogs. For a long time, I thought my dog was my brother. My bedroom was stuffed full of fossils and shells.

My ideas come from my family and pets, my friends and their families, and from school. I often lose all track of time when I’m writing. Amber and Bramble have learned to bring me their leads, to remind me to take them out for a walk.

Most of my stories and poems are funny, because I love to laugh, but sometimes I write about sad things. The saddest thing in my life is my husband’s death. Martin was a lovely man, a great husband and Dad. Andy and Rob are now at university and Martin lives on in them, in our hearts, and in our happy memories.

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16 pages
Interest Age: From 4


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Publication date

1st September 2006



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