Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 8: Tall and Tiny by Jeanne Willis
  

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 8: Tall and Tiny

Written by Jeanne Willis
Illustrated by Nicolas Aznarez
Part of the Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories Series

Synopsis

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 8: Tall and Tiny by Jeanne Willis

When a duke's daughter is kidnapped, King Arthur sails across the sea to take on the terrifying giant who lives on Mont-Saint-Michel. When a farmer and his wife wish for a son, they don't expect him to be thumb-sized, but Tom Thumb makes up for his height with his enormous character. A charmingly illustrated retelling of two folk stories set in the time of King Arthur: one about a giant as big as a mountain, and the other about a boy as small as your thumb. TreeTops Greatest Stories offers children some of the worlds best-loved tales in a collection of timeless classics. Top children's authors and talented illustrators work together to bring to life our literary heritage for a new generation, engaging and delighting children. The books are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book. Each book contains inside cover notes to help children explore the content, supporting their reading development. Teaching notes on Oxford Owl offer cross-curricular links and activities to support guided reading, writing, speaking and listening.

About the Author

Jeanne Willis

Jeanne Willis was born in St Albans, Herts, in 1959. As a young girl she sought adventures though writing comic strips and books. After completing a copywriting course at Watford Art College she went on to work in advertising. Today, Jeanne is an internationally renowned, full-time writer and has published over a hundred books - ranging from picture books including The Bog Baby and Who's in the Loo?, to YA, poetry and fiction. She has won several awards, including the Children's Book Award, the Silver Smarties Prize and has also been shortlisted for the Whitbread Award.

Photo credit: Justine Stoddart

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Format

Paperback
24 pages

Author

Jeanne Willis
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Author's Website

jeannewillis.com/

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Publication date

12th May 2016

ISBN

9780198305842


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