The Tortoise and the Eagle by Rob Lloyd Jones


The Tortoise and the Eagle by Rob Lloyd Jones

This is a new title in the fantastic First Reading series, aimed at children who are beginning to read. When the tortoise sees an eagle flying through the sky it gets jealous and tries to find a way to fly itself. This key series was developed in conjunction with reading expert Allison Kelly from the University of Surrey. Every title has clear and compelling text that allows children to build their burgeoning reading skills and is accompanied by charming and highly appealing illustrations.

About the Author

Rob Lloyd Jones

Rob never wanted to be a writer when he grew up. He wanted to be a fireman. Or a polar explorer. Or a deep-sea diver. And sometimes a pirate too. But, when it came down to it, he didn’t much like fire, or ice, or sharks, or even swords. So he decided to write about them instead. Since then, he’s written several books on subjects ranging from animals at war to the history of Islam. He loves it. But he still dreams about being a fireman.

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32 pages
Interest Age: 4+


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Publication date

24th April 2009



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