Bert the Ugly Bug Band 04/Blue by Elspeth Graham, Mal Peet


Bert the Ugly Bug Band 04/Blue by Elspeth Graham, Mal Peet

Bert lives deep in the rainforest and is completely awestruck by the beauty of other bright and wonderful creatures. If only he could sparkle like that? Or can he? This wonderful, decodable story is written by Mal Peet and Elspeth Graham and fantastically illustrated by Simona Messier. * Blue/Band 4 books offer longer, repeated patterns with sequential events and integrated literary and natural language. * Text type: A story with a familiar setting * Pages 14-15 provide an opportunity for children to recap the story. * Curriculum links: science, geography

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16 pages
Interest Age: From 4


Elspeth Graham, Mal Peet
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Publication date

3rd January 2013



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