Oxford Reading Tree Treetops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 13: Changing Shape by Gillian Cross
  

Oxford Reading Tree Treetops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 13: Changing Shape

Written by Gillian Cross
Illustrated by Amerigo Pinelli

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Oxford Reading Tree Treetops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 13: Changing Shape by Gillian Cross

The gods have power to transform people into whatever they want in these ancient myths. What will happen when Arachne challenges a goddess to a spinning competition? Talkative Echo is doomed to a life of silence, only able to repeat what others say. Narcissus's good looks get the better of him when he catches sight of his reflection. Baucis and Philemon long to live together forever will the god Jupiter make this happen? The ancient world is brought to life in these vibrant tales. 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

Gillian Cross

Gillian Cross has won numerous literary prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, the Whitbread Children’s Novel Award (now the Costa), and the Smarties Prize.

Gillian Cross has been writing children’s books for over thirty years. Before that, she took English degrees at Oxford and Sussex Universities, and had various jobs including working in a village bakery and being an assistant to a Member of Parliament. She won the Carnegie Medal for Wolf, the Smarties Prize and the Whitbread Children’s Novel Award for The Great Elephant Chase; and the Little Rebels Award for After Tomorrow.

Read more about Gillian Cross and a Q&A with the author here.

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Paperback
56 pages

Author

Gillian Cross
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Author's Website

www.gillian-cross.co.uk/mai...

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Publication date

12th May 2016

ISBN

9780198306009


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