CCEA Big Cat in the Garden Band 01a/Pink A by Mitch Cronick


CCEA Big Cat in the Garden Band 01a/Pink A by Mitch Cronick

What happens when Mum is in the garden tidying up, but the children just want to play? This simple, humorous story book shows two boys creating mayhem while Mum works on, unaware. It explores the different places they find to play, from the tent, to the sandpit, through the grass, the leaves and the mud before finally ending up in the bath. * Pink A/Band 1A books offer emergent readers very simple text supported by illustrations. * Text type - A story with predictable structure and patterned language. * A story map on pages 14 and 15 shows the trail the boys make to encourage the children to retell the story in their own words.

About the Author

Mitch Cronick has written several fiction and non-fiction books for children and is a literacy consultant. Adrian Bradbury was born in Manchester and worked as a PE teacher before moving overseas to teach English in Europe, the Middle East and Far East. After returning to England he worked as Deputy Head in three schools and now divides his time between teaching and writing. As well as writing educational materials for HarperCollins and other publishers, he also writes humorous football books for children. His hobbies include playing the piano and all sports.

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16 pages
Interest Age: From 4 To 5


Mitch Cronick
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Publication date

17th June 2011



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