Kingfisher Readers: Sharks (Level 4: Reading Alone) by Anita Ganeri


Kingfisher Readers: Sharks (Level 4: Reading Alone) by Anita Ganeri

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

Anita Ganeri

Anita Ganeri was born in Calcutta, India, but attended both primary and secondary school here in England. She lives in the north of England with her husband, children,
a cat and three dogs. She is a prolific author of non-fiction for children and has had a staggering 100+ books published. She has been made a Fellow of The Royal
Geographical Society where she carries out a great deal of research, looking for weird and wonderful things to write about in her Horrible Geography books.

Mike Phillips is an illustrator for children. He was born in London, England and now lives in North Devon with his family.

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32 pages


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Publication date

5th January 2012



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