Unusual Traditions Band 08/Purple by John McIlwain
  

Unusual Traditions Band 08/Purple

Written by John McIlwain
Illustrated by
Part of the Collins Big Cat Series

RRP £3.30

Notify me
when in stock

As soon as this book is back in stock we will send you an email.

Synopsis

Unusual Traditions Band 08/Purple by John McIlwain

Do you look forward to the annual cheese-rolling? Or have you taken part in a dragonboat race? Perhaps you have danced in the street as part of a big street carnival. All around the world people take part in traditions that might seem unusual, but are great fun for everyone who joins in! Find out about all these and more in this information book. *Purple/ Band 8 books offer developing readers literary language, with some challenging vocabulary. * Text type - Non-chronological report. * An index is shown on page 21, and a labelled map of the world on pages 22 and 23 showing where the traditions featured in the book originate, an ideal cue for further discussion. * Curriculum links - Citizenship: Developing good relationships and respecting the differences between people; Geography: Where in the world is Barnaby bear?, Passport to the world. * This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery.

Reviews

Have you ever heard of cheese rolling, or dragon boat racing? Find out where in the world these unusual traditions come from in this fascinating non-fiction book.

About the Author

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.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
24 pages
Interest Age: From 6 To 7

Author

John McIlwain
More books by John McIlwain

Publisher

Collins Educational an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
www.collinseducation.com

Publication date

27th May 2015

ISBN

9780008138790


It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.

Sam Harper – age 10

Love “Lovereading4kids” as my son gets to hear about & read new books before his mates which keeps him interested in reading=a very happy Mum

Liz Evans

I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlife

Amrit Bunet – Teen

This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10

You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

It has introduced my children to books we hadn’t come across before. Real children’s reviews gives a great insight into what others think to

Lorraine Woods

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools