Sleeping Beauty: Band 12/Copper by Rachel Rooney


Sleeping Beauty: Band 12/Copper by Rachel Rooney

A wonderful retelling of this favourite fairy tale, in verse by CLPE-award winner, Rachel Rooney. * Copper/Band 12 books provide more complex plots and longer chapters that develop reading stamina. * Text type: A retelling of a traditional tale * Curriculum links: English: fairy stories, myths and legends Ideas for reading at the back of the book provide practical support and stimulating activities.

About the Author

Rachel Rooney

RACHEL ROONEY trained as a special needs teacher and currently works with children with autism. She also teaches poetry workshops for West Sussex's Gifted and Talented Programme, and leads workshops in schools as a visiting poet. She has been shortlisted for the Belmont Poetry Prize and 60 of her poems have been published in children's poetry anthologies.

The Language of Cat was her first book of collected poems. She lives in Brighton.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 6


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Publication date

21st September 2015



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