Star Phonics: Sid's Pet Rat (Phase 2) by Jeanne Willis
  

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Star Phonics: Sid's Pet Rat (Phase 2) by Jeanne Willis

Rigby Star Phonic readers are the first phonics readers matched to Letters and Sounds, so that children can apply their phonics learning in the context of real stories and non fiction. Starting after just 8 phonemes have been taught, they give children all the satisfaction of reading a book at the earliest possible point. They offer small increments of level and rigorous decodability to help grow successful and confident early readers. They are the most fun you can have with a phonic reader - edgy design, nonsense play on words they are modern books for today's children. They are part of the Rigby Star family - the UK's most recommended guided reading programme

About the Author

Jeanne Willis

Jeanne Willis was born in St Albans and trained as an advertising copywriter at Watford College. She worked for various agencies creating press adverts and TV, cinema and radio commercials. She is now a full-time writer. Jeanne Willis is one of the most successful children’s picture book authors in the UK. She wrote her first book aged five - a slim volume about cats and stitchd together with a painfullly blunt needle so that it looked like a 'real' book. After that, there was no turning back. Having been fired from her Saturday job selling cowboy boots in the Kings Road for chewing gum, and after a brief career as a reptile vet's assistant, she worked as a copywirter and had her first picture book published at the age of 21 (which she wrote whilst pretending to be busy creating adverts for cognac) and has now written over eighty titles. She has won numerous awards, including the Children's Book Award, the Silver Smarties Prize and has been shortlisted for the Whitbread Award. She has written Who’s in the Loo? which won the Red House Children’s Book Award. Her hobbies include gardening, reading (nonfiction), natural history and collecting caterpillars. Jeanne has also worked on scripts for TV, including Polly Pocket and The Slow Norris, and a pilot TV series for Dr Xargle. She lives in North London with her husband and two children.

Photo credit: Justine Stoddart

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Format

Paperback
8 pages
Interest Age: 4-11 years

Author

Jeanne Willis
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Author's Website

jeannewillis.com/

Publisher

Rigby an imprint of Pearson Education Limited

Publication date

31st August 2007

ISBN

9780433002611


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