Fly Facts Band 07/Turquoise by Janice Marriot


Fly Facts Band 07/Turquoise by Janice Marriot

An informative picture book that presents a larger-than-life look at the fly and explains that flies can be very useful - despite their capacity to carry germs and cause disease! The humorous cartoons, captivating photographs and informative captions provide a fascinating insight into this common and pesky insect. * Turquoise/ Band 7 books offer literay language and extended descriptions, with longer sentences and a wide range of unfamiliar terms. * Text type - A non-chronological report. * Pages 22 and 23 give children the chance to recap and discuss the information covered. * Curriculum links - Science: Plants and animals in the local environment. * This information book is paired with a fictional story on a similar theme: Harry the Clever Spider by Julia Jarman.


How do flies eat? How fast can they fly? Find out all this and more in this non-fiction book.

About the Author

Janice Marriott is a leading writer of books for children and young adults. Among her best-known novels are Letters to Lesley and Crossroads, which won the 1996 NZ Post Supreme and Senior Fiction Awards as well as the Esther Glen Medal. Adrian Bradbury was born in Manchester and worked as a PE teacher before moving overseas to teach English in Europe, the Middle East and Far East. After returning to England he worked as Deputy Head in three schools and now divides his time between teaching and writing. As well as writing educational materials for HarperCollins and other publishers, he also writes humorous football books for children. His hobbies include playing the piano and all sports.

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Book Info


24 pages
Interest Age: From 6 To 7


Janice Marriot
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Publication date

4th June 2012



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