Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks: Oxford Level 6: Bad, Bad Dog by Pippa Goodhart


Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks: Oxford Level 6: Bad, Bad Dog by Pippa Goodhart

Miss Petal has a very bad dog called Growly, who is always getting into trouble for behaving badly. But it turns out that Growly isn't the one behaving badly after all ...Children will enjoy using the illustrations to work out what is really happening in this entertaining story about a dog with a heart of gold. Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks is an emotionally-engaging fiction series that will fire children's imaginations. These 36 original stories will get children thinking, and develop and deepen their comprehension skills. The variety of authors and illustration styles broadens children's reading experience, with something to appeal to every child. All the books in the series are carefully levelled, so it's easy to match every child to the right book for them. They also contain inside cover notes, to enable parents and teachers to support children in their reading. Help with children's reading development is also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk.

About the Author

Pippa Goodhart

Pippa Goodhart completed a history degree and then trained as an infant teacher before taking on a job at Heffers Children’s Bookshop in Cambridge where she worked for five years, latterly as a manager. Moving to Leicester when she married, she began to work as a publisher’s reader and to teach, but began writing when her children were little.

Her first book was published in 1994 and over forty more have been published since then. She teaches writing to adults and works as a consultant.

She has three daughters and a husband who all help her writing by being critical when they are asked to be!

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24 pages


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Publication date

10th September 2015



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