The Clever Tortoise South African edition by Gerald Rose
  

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The Clever Tortoise South African edition by Gerald Rose

Cambridge Reading is a major new reading scheme providing stimulating books and support materials for the teaching of reading throughout the primary years. Key features include: a coherent yet flexible structure for teaching and learning; a variety of attractive picture books; a balance of text types and genres, including stories, poems and information books; an integrated phonics programme; comprehensive support materials. The Clever Tortoise is one of the stories from the Becoming a Reader stage of Cambridge Reading. There are nine stories in the Traditional strand which draw on myths, legends, folk tales and fairy stories, including Aesop's Fables. Six, written and illustrated by Gerald Rose, are retold in contemporary language and illustrated with simplified characters and bold colours that will appeal to young children.

About the Author

Gerald Rose was born in Hong Kong. When the Second World War started, his father became a prisoner of war, and Gerald and his mother were interned in a civilian camp, which was where he saw his first live tiger. Gerald studied at Lowestoft School of Art and the RA schools. Frustrated by the dearth of good illustrated books for children, his wife, Elizabeth, helped him to write and illustrate a number of books. Gerald won the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1960 for Old Winkle and the Seagulls and won the Premio Critici in 1979 in Erba, Italy for 'Ahhh!' Said Stork. Gerald now lives in Hove, East Sussex.

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Format

Paperback
16 pages
Interest Age: From 4

Author

Gerald Rose
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Author's Website

www.bloomsbury.com/Authors/...

Publisher

Cambridge University Press

Publication date

1st September 1998

ISBN

9780521628297


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