Puff the Pup Red A/Band 02a by Tony Mitton


Puff the Pup Red A/Band 02a by Tony Mitton

Puff the pup is digging a hole and finding lots of interesting things. But what does he find right at the bottom of the hole, and what is hidden inside it? This energetic story by Tony Mitton is illustrated by James Cottell. * Red A/Band 2A books offer predictable text with familiar objects and actions, combined with simple story development. * Text type: A simple story with a familiar setting * Children can recap the stages of the story in the flow chart on pages 14-15. * Ideas for guided reading at the back of the book provide practical support and stimulating activities.

About the Author

Tony Mitton

Tony Mitton was born in 1951 in North Africa, the son of a soldier. Until he was 9 he lived mostly in Africa, Germany and Hong Kong. He went to state boarding school in Suffolk and went on to do an English Literature degree at Cambridge University. He then trained to be an English teacher before making the switch to primary school teaching.

Tony worked as a primary school teacher between the ages of 25 to 49, but for the last 13 years of that period he taught part-time. During that period he began to spend 2 or 3 days a week working at his writing, and wrote poems and stories for school reading books and also for trade market books. He now writes full-time and visits lots of schools, libraries and events to talk about his work.

He lives in a small house in the middle of Cambridge with his wife and two children, and a cat called Tiggy, who is definitely one of the family. Tony likes Cambridge but he and his wife often wish they'd settled somewhere where there are better places for walking, like cliffs and hills with good views of the landscape.

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16 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Publication date

1st September 2011



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