The Wind Band 03/Yellow by Monica Hughes
  

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The Wind Band 03/Yellow by Monica Hughes

What can the wind blow? A collection of colourful photographs show how the wind can blow a kite, boats, leaves, seeds, windmills,sand, snow and sea. The report also shows how strong wind can be destructive blowing trees and even houses down. * Yellow/Band 3 books offer varied sentence structure and natural language. * Text types - A non-chronological report. * A chart on pages 14 and 15 draw a comparison between light and strong winds giving children the opportunity to discuss wind and its effects. * Curriculum links - Science: pushes and pulls; Geography: our local area. * This book is paired with a story on the same theme: The New Kite by Julie Sykes.

About the Author

Internationally-renowned children's author, Monica Hughes was a master of science fiction and fantasy writing. She was the recipient of numerous awards and was the author of The Isis Trilogy and A Handful of Seeds. She has written a number of titles for the Collins Big Cat series. 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

Format

Paperback
16 pages
Interest Age: From 5 To 6

Author

Monica Hughes
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Publisher

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

Publication date

4th June 2012

ISBN

9780007475551


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