One Potato: Band 05/Green by Lynne Rickards


One Potato: Band 05/Green by Lynne Rickards

One potato is not at all happy about being eaten! He leads the farmer's wife on a wild potato chase through the garden, hoping she'll choose another vegetable for her dinner. Will she catch him? * Green/Band 5 books offer early readers patterned language and varied characters * Text type: A rhyming story * Children can follow the potato through the countryside in the story map on pages 22 and 23.

About the Author

Lynne Rickards

Lynne Rickards was born in Ottawa, Canada but now lives in Glasgow's West End with her family. She first started as an illustrator in her twenties but then decided to go back to University to study French. It wasn't until her forties that she discovered how much she liked writing.

Lynne's children are her main inspiration alongside her editor and agent. Her son is the model for Jack in 'Jack's Bed' because he hates going to bed but loves jumping on it! Lynne is particularly fond also of Jack's spotty leopard with gleaming eyes.

She describes herself as warm, open and fun!

To relax Lynne enjoys reading, making plasticine creatures with her daughter and snuggling with her son to watch Pingu.

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24 pages
Interest Age: From 4


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Publication date

16th January 2015



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