The Deadly Monster Band 05 Green/Band 12 Copper by Linda Chapman


The Deadly Monster Band 05 Green/Band 12 Copper by Linda Chapman

Jack and Sam think their school trip to the Ancient Greece Museum is boring, until they see a glowing statue ...Finding themselves whisked away to fight a deadly monster, suddenly Ancient Greece doesn't seem so dull after all. This exciting graphic novel by Linda Chapman is brought to life with illustrations from Dylan Coburn. * Collins Big Cat Progress builds confidence, helping struggling pupils not only to read, but to love reading * Dual-banded books provide age-appropriate interest level material matched with a lower reading ability level * Every book is levelled by reading expert Cliff Moon to ensure precise, systematic, measurable progression to help close the ability gap * The books use a range of reading strategies: phonic, graphic, syntactic and contextual to build confident, accurate, fluent readers * Designed to build speaking and listening skills, as well as reading skills, the books are highly visual and include incredible illustrations and photographs * Every book has a Key Stage 2 look-and-feel to engage older pupils and avoid stigmatisation * Topics are relevant for children in years 3-6 and connected to the curriculum and framework objectives for these years to support inclusion * Progress titles contain a Reader Response page to encourage the pupil to respond to and recall what they have read. This offers an ideal opportunity to check comprehension * Ideas for Reading, written by primary literacy expert Gill Howell are included in the back of every book to help you support the reading needs of each child

About the Author

Linda Chapman is the million-copy-selling author of such series as My Secret Unicorn, Stardust, Skating School, Not Quite a Mermaid and Loving Spirit. She has also written for the Animal Ark series, Rainbow Magic and many more Working Partners series. Linda lives in Leicestershire with her husband, two daughters and their three dogs. Her website is Sam Hearn began illustrating children's books in 2003 and has since worked with publishers like Bloomsbury, Macmillan, Hodder and Scholastic. He is the illustrator of the Charlie series by Hilary McKay. Sam lives in West London. His website is

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24 pages
Interest Age: From 4


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Publication date

4th January 2012



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