Hedgehogs Do Not Like Heights by Patricia Forde
  

Synopsis

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.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages
Interest Age: From 5

Author

Patricia Forde
More books by Patricia Forde

Publisher

Publication date

7th April 2016

ISBN

9781405282116


Lovereading4kids is great, we get books really early never late. We love to read and review, and think you would like it too. The excitement

Jasmine Harris-Hart, age 12

A great way to introduce kids to great books, authors & genres. Parents can find age-appropriate books to share with their children.

Judi Davies – Aberdare Girls Sch

I think Lovereading4kids is an amazing company because of the friendly staff and the fabulous chance to read great books before publication.

Adam Graham

It is THE website to use for narrowing down your search for any book. Definitely knocks the socks off any other book review website.

Nickey and Tomasz Hawryszczuk

LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlife

Amrit Bunet – Teen

It is fantastic, you get to read lots of books and you always find something new and amazing in them.

Erica Motoc, age 7

I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools