The Small Bun Blue/Band 04 Band 04/Blue by Martin Waddell


The Small Bun Blue/Band 04 Band 04/Blue by Martin Waddell

A hungry man and his wife baked a small bun. But as soon as they put it on their plate, the bun jumped up and ran off. This lively version of the traditional story of the gingerbread man is by Martin Waddell. * Blue / Band 4 - A * Text type - Fiction * The focus phoneme in this book is al (small). * Use the storymap on the final spread to discuss the route the small bun took and the characters he met. * Martin Waddell also wrote Red 2b The Mouse and the Monster; Yellow 3 Horse Up a Tree * This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery.

About the Author

Martin Waddell

As a child

I've been blown up, buried alive and had cancer as an adult, and survived all these experiences, so I'm a very lucky man. I live where I lived as a child, and nearly all my stories come from things that have happened to me here, at the foot of the Mountain of Mourne.

As an artist
I work in an old stone barn beside my home, and dream my stories in the garden and on long walks on the beach in front of my house. I never write anywhere else. This is where I belong.

Things you didn't know about Martin Waddell

I can wiggle my ears. I am a very noisy tennis player. I had a cat that could open doors. My dog hears my stories before I write them. I scored a hat trick on my debut in adult football, but wound up as a goalkeeper. I used to run a junk stall. I like bringing up egg-shaped stones from the beach to my garden. I like apple tarts. I hate onions. I’m a happy man

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16 pages
Interest Age: From 4


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Publication date

1st September 2006



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