Tod and the Trumpet: Band 04/Blue by Charlotte Middleton


Tod and the Trumpet: Band 04/Blue by Charlotte Middleton

Tod is a shy tortoise who hides away, especially when it's time to tidy up! But what will happen when Tod is forced out of the comfort of his own shell? This sweet story is written and illustrated by acclaimed author Charlotte Middleton. * Blue/Band 4 books offer longer, repeated patterns with sequential events and integrated literary and natural language. * Children can follow the important stages of the story in the flow chart on pages 14-15. * Text type: A story with a familiar setting * Curriculum links: Citizenship: Animals and us

About the Author

Charlotte Middleton

Charlotte Middleton’s childhood guinea pigs are the inspiration for Christopher Nibble! At school, Charlotte loved drawing and would regularly illustrate her spelling and times tables test papers. She went on to study Graphic Art and Illustration at the Cambridge School of Art. Her first book, Tabitha’s Terrifically Tough Tooth, was published in 1998 and since then she has written and illustrated more than a dozen books. Her stories have been sold all over the world and Charlotte would love to be as well-travelled as her books one day.

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16 pages
Interest Age: From 4


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Publication date

1st September 2011



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