A Letter to New Zealand: Band 06/Orange by Alison Hawes


A Letter to New Zealand: Band 06/Orange by Alison Hawes

Have you ever wondered what happens when you drop your letter in the postbox? How does a letter get from your home town to the other side of the world in just a few days? In this book you will see what happens at every stage of a letter's journey from Jack in England to his penpal, Tama, in New Zealand. *Orange/ Band 6 books offer varied text and characters, with action sustained over several pages. * Text type - A recount/ explanation text. * At the end of the book is a useful timeline showing a summary of each step, which can be used to recap the procedure orally or to support children's writing outside the reading session. * Curriculum links - Geography: Other people and places; Citizenship: People who help us.


Have you ever wondered what happens when a letter is sent to the other side of the world? Find out in this explanation book.

About the Author

Alison is a full-time writer. She has been writing books for schools since 1998. She writes fiction and non-fiction for children aged four to fourteen. Previously, Alison has been a teacher, a classroom assistant, a playgroup helper, a respite carer and a learning support assistant.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info


24 pages
Interest Age: From 6


Alison Hawes
More books by Alison Hawes



Publication date

4th June 2012



At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

It is THE website to use for narrowing down your search for any book. Definitely knocks the socks off any other book review website.

Nickey and Tomasz Hawryszczuk

It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.

Sam Harper – age 10

This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10

I have told all my friends, family & teachers to see for themselves just how great the site is. Without fail, they are hugely impressed.

Alexander Boxall – age 11

I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.

Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15

I think Lovereading4kids is an amazing company because of the friendly staff and the fabulous chance to read great books before publication.

Adam Graham

Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi

Lovereading 4 schools