The Sun and the Wind Band 03 Yellow/Band 08 Purple by Pippa Goodhart

The Sun and the Wind Band 03 Yellow/Band 08 Purple

Written by Pippa Goodhart
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Part of the Collins Big Cat Phonics Progress Series


The Sun and the Wind Band 03 Yellow/Band 08 Purple by Pippa Goodhart

Looking for something fun to do one day, the Sun and the Wind begin a competition. Both try to get a man to take his coat off as he walks his dog. Find out who wins the contest in Pippa Goodhart's delightful retelling of this traditional story about teamwork. *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 3 / Yellow, which provides varied sentence structure and natural language, and an interest level of Band 8 / Purple. *Text type: A traditional story *A story map on pages 14 to 15 enables children to recap the story and discuss each stage. *Curriculum links: Science, Citizenship

About the Author

Pippa Goodhart

Pippa Goodhart completed a history degree and then trained as an infant teacher before taking on a job at Heffers Children’s Bookshop in Cambridge where she worked for five years, latterly as a manager. Moving to Leicester when she married, she began to work as a publisher’s reader and to teach, but began writing when her children were little.

Her first book was published in 1994 and over forty more have been published since then. She teaches writing to adults and works as a consultant.

She has three daughters and a husband who all help her writing by being critical when they are asked to be!

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16 pages


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Collins Educational an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date

2nd September 2013



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