Tug! Band 01b Pink B/Band 08 Purple by Matthew Buckingham


Tug! Band 01b Pink B/Band 08 Purple by Matthew Buckingham

Sam the elephant and Tim the hippopotamus think that they are more powerful than Tim the tortoise. When Tim thinks of a clever plan involving a game of tug of war, will they both be proved wrong? This retelling of a fable is written and illustrated by the award-winning author-illustrator Matt Buckingham. *Collins Big Cat Phonics Progress books are specifically designed for struggling readers, giving them age-appropriate texts that they can read, building their confidence and fostering positive attitudes towards reading. This title has a text level of Band 1B / Pink B, which offers emergent readers simple, predictable text, and an interest level of Band 8 / Purple. *Text type: A retelling of a traditional story *Children can recap the main events of the story on pages 14 to 15. *Curriculum links: Citizenship

About the Author

Series Editor, Kay Hiatt has been an English Advisor, Headteacher, Ofsted Inspector, manager of the National Literacy Strategy and project leader of a PSA for Raising Standards in Literacy at Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1. She is a consultant for the Basic Skills Agency and most recently a freelance Literacy consultant and author of many books and articles.

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16 pages
Interest Age: From 6 To 7


Matthew Buckingham
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Publication date

2nd September 2013



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