Project X Origins: Red Book Band, Oxford Level 2: Pets: Pickles' New Home by Shoo Rayner

Project X Origins: Red Book Band, Oxford Level 2: Pets: Pickles' New Home

Written by Shoo Rayner
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Part of the Project X Origins Series


Project X Origins: Red Book Band, Oxford Level 2: Pets: Pickles' New Home by Shoo Rayner

Project X Origins is a ground-breaking guided reading programme for the whole school. Action-packed stories, fascinating non-fiction and comprehensive guided reading support meet the needs of children at every stage of their reading development. In Pickles' New Home, Ant's hamster, Pickles, gets a brand new cage. Cat and Ant shrink and turn Pickles' new cage into an adventure playground. Each book contains inside cover notes that highlight challenge words, prompt questions and a range of follow-up activities to support children in their reading.

About the Author

Shoo Rayner

Shoo Rayner began his career as an illustrator in a garden shed near Machynlleth. He drew for Michael Morpurgo and Rose Impey, but editors kept encouraging him to write. Many years, and over 175 books later, Shoo, well known for his many fast-paced series for newly confident readers, has been building a worldwide following for his award winning how-to-draw videos on YouTube. Shoo Lives in the Forest of Dean with his wife and three cats.

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16 pages


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Oxford University Press

Publication date

9th January 2014



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