Kingfisher Readers: Pirates (Level 4: Reading Alone) by Philip Steele


Kingfisher Readers: Pirates (Level 4: Reading Alone) by Philip Steele

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 3 READING ALONE Extent: 32pp, words per page: up to 100 Sentence structure and vocabulary will be more varied with a wider range of sentence types, 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

Philip Steele is an experienced author and editor who has been writing books for children and adults on a wide range of topics, including history, geography and cultural themes, for over 20 years. He lives in North Wales, United Kingdom.

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32 pages


Philip Steele
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Publication date

5th January 2012



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