Big Bad Troll by Sally Prue


Big Bad Troll by Sally Prue

A football-loving prince takes on a troll in this hilarious colour-illustrated early reader by Sally Prue. Perfect for children learning to read. Prince Sam doesn't like being a prince - his 'How-to-Be-a-Good-Prince' lessons are boring and it's hard to play football with a crown on. But then a BIG BAD TROLL turns up and the people of Flat Town need Prince Sam to save them! Will he defeat the troll, or will he get squashed flat? The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It's the first step towards a lasting love of reading. Level 2 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for readers who are growing in confidence and are beginning to enjoy longer stories. Features: Clear type; Up to 8 lines per page; Bright, appealing pictures for added interest; A variety of sentence structures; A wider range of vocabulary; Strong themes and characters to discuss. All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children's reading. Book band: Turquoise.

About the Author

Sally Prue

Sally Prue first started making up stories as a teenager, when she realized that designing someone else's adventures was almost as satisfying as having her own. After leaving school Sally joined practically all the rest of her family working at the nearby paper mill. She now teaches recorder and piano and enjoys walking, painting, day-dreaming, reading and gardening. Cold Tom, Sally's first book won the Branford Boase Award and the Smarties Prize Silver Award.

Sally has two daughters and lives with her husband in Hertfordshire.

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48 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Publication date

3rd November 2016



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