The Camel Fair Band 10/White by Wendy Cooling
  

Synopsis

The Camel Fair Band 10/White by Wendy Cooling

The Camel Fair is a non-fiction recount of a holiday in India, accompanied by spectacular, atmospheric photographs. The highlight of the visit, and the central focus of the book, is the Pushkar Camel Fair. The event is recounted in a letter format through the eyes of a child, Sarina who is visiting relatives. * White/Band 10 books have more complex sentences and figurative language. * Text type - A recount of a visit. * A flow diagram explaining how to get onto a camel is included on pages 30 and 31 to encourage children to discuss the information. * Curriculum links - Geography: Where in the World is Barnaby bear? Passport to the World; Citizenship: Living in a diverse world.

About the Author

Wendy Cooling

Wendy Cooling is an eminent figure in the world of children′s books. As a freelance consultant she works with schools, publishers, libraries and the government on the promotion of literacy and love of books. Wendy was a teacher of English in London secondary schools for many years and left to head up the then Children′s Book Foundation where she initiated the Book Start project, which is now run successfully throughout the country. She is an intrepid traveller - camel fairs in India being one of her favourites. Home is in Barnet.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 6 To 7

Author

Wendy Cooling
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Publisher

Collins Educational an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
www.collinseducation.com

Publication date

4th June 2012

ISBN

9780007475384


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