Collins Big Cat It's Great to be Small!: Band 04/Blue by Jane Simmons
  

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Collins Big Cat It's Great to be Small!: Band 04/Blue by Jane Simmons

Ebba the baby elephant doesn't like being the smallest elephant in her group. When she meets Tiny the mouse, though, Ebba realises that it's not how big you are on the outside that matters! A beautifully illustrated story by well-known children's book author Jane Simmons. * Ebba the baby elephant doesn't like being the smallest elephant in her group. When she meets Tiny the mouse, though, Ebba realises that it's not how big you are on the outside that matters! A beautifully illustrated story by well-known children's book author Jane Simmons. * Blue/Band 4 books offer longer, repeated patterns with sequential events and integrated literary and natural language. * Children can recap things in the story that Ebba was scared of using the story map on pages 14-15. * Text type: A story with a familiar setting * Curriculum links: Citizenship: Personal, Social and Emotional Development

About the Author

Jane Simmons

Jane has tried her hand at landscape gardening, futon making, teaching basket weaving and soft toy making but claims the only thing that has held her interest was the idea of writing and illustrating children's books.

Having travelled extensively with her family and living in a whole range of unusual homes, it is no surprise that her current home is hardly conventional. Jane, and her menagerie of rescued pets, live on an ex-fishing boat, aptly named 'Prosperity'. Along with her husband, Neil, she is currently travelling the waterways of France and heading for the sunnier climes of the Mediterranean.

The view from the wheelhouse of 'Prosperity' is the inspiration for Jane's books and while Daisy, gets into all sorts of trouble on the river, Ebb and Flo live on a boat very similar to Jane's and have their adventures by the sea.

Jane and Neil share 'Prosperity' with Gertie and Bertie the lovebirds, dogs called Daisy and Pip and Doris the cat.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
16 pages
Interest Age: From 4

Author

Jane Simmons
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Publisher

Collins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
www.collins.co.uk

Publication date

2nd September 2013

ISBN

9780007512836


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