Kingfisher Readers: What Animals Eat (Level 2: Beginning to Read Alone) by Brenda Stone


Kingfisher Readers: What Animals Eat (Level 2: Beginning to Read Alone) by Brenda Stone

For the first time, Kingfisher brings its expertise in beautifully-designed, trusted non-fiction to the sphere of learning to read. This new graded reading scheme will grip children's interest. Developed with literacy experts, the four-level series will guide young readers as they build confidence and fluency in their literacy skills and progress towards reading alone. LEVEL 1 BEGINNING TO READ ALONE Extent: 32pp; words per page: up to 30 The language at this level will be mainly short and simple sentences, with straightforward vocabulary and punctuation. * Natural language which is clear and precise * High-quality, arresting photos with lots to talk about * Artwork in an attractive variety of styles * Clear design which helps the narrative flow, making obvious links between the text and images * Features to engage readers such as fact boxes, diagrams and graphics, captions, glossary * Prompts to encourage readers to think and talk about the topic * Careful progression over four levels in both language and design features * Helpful advice for parents about sharing books with their children * Online resources for teachers to encourage use in schools

About the Author

Series editor, Heather Morris, is a former BBC schools publisher.UK literacy consultant, Hilary Horton, is a senior literacy adviser for Camden Council, LondonSeries authors have also written readers for Oxford Reading Tree, Collins Primary Literacy, DK Readers, Heinemann English Readers and Clifford and Disney Readers.US series editor, Thea Feldman, is the author of over 100 children's books, including several Clifford and Disney Readers. Additionally she has written and edited several My Readers MCPG (US). She is a former editorial director at Scholastic.US literacy consultant, Ellie Costa, is one of the US's foremost literacy specialists. She teaches at Bank Street College of Education

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32 pages


Brenda Stone
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Publication date

5th January 2012



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