Hedgehogs Do Not Like Heights by Patricia Forde


Hedgehogs Do Not Like Heights by Patricia Forde

A funny, magical story about family and imagination from Patricia Forde, perfect for children learning to read. Natalie's sister Lola has climbed up a tree and won't come down. She says she's at the wedding of Fizzy Izzy the tooth fairy and Solomon the spider. Then Grim the goblin starts throwing acorns, and turns poor Fizzy Izzy into a hedgehog! And hedgehogs don't like heights...As the trouble in the tree escalates, Natalie and her family try calling the fire brigade and an ambulance to help. But luckily a friendly witch has a handy spell up her sleeve. 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. It 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; and, 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: Purple.

About the Author

Patricia Forde lives in Galway, in the west of Ireland. She has published two books for children and written two plays, as well as several television drama series for children and teenagers. In another life, she was a primary school teacher and the artistic director of Galway Arts Festival. Her books for Reading Ladder include Frogs Do Not Like Dragons and Witches Do Not Like Bicycles. She lives with one husband, two children, one goldfish and two cats in a house in the middle of a small wood. Joelle Dreidemy has illustrated books by renowned authors such as Anne Fine and Vivian French. She has also illustrated greeting cards for Waterstone's. Joelle lives in France and she is known to her friends as Jo-Jo! Series consultant Nikki Gamble is the director of Just Imagine, a specialist resource and training centre for Primary English. She is Associate Consultant at the University of London, Institute of Education.

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48 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Publication date

7th April 2016



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