Alfie's Great Escape by Kate Irwin
  

Synopsis

Alfie's Great Escape by Kate Irwin

A funny first experiences story about a baboon who escapes from a safari park to go to his very first birthday party. Great for children learning to read. Baboons can be so mean! When he falls out with his best friend, Alfie the baboon thinks he'd be better off living with humans. After all, they're never mean and they never argue. Or do they...? 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. Book band: Purple.

About the Author

Kate Irwin is a debut author. She is fascinated by children, animals and psychology. She loves music, especially if she can dance to it. She lives in Stockport with her husband, foster daughter, cat and rabbit. Illustrator Clare Elsom has a BA in Illustration and an MA in Children's Literature. She draws inspiration from clutter, colour, facial expressions and meerkats, and is usually to be found searching for her glasses (which are on her head). 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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Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages
Interest Age: From 5

Author

Kate Irwin
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Publisher

Egmont UK an imprint of Egmont UK Ltd

Publication date

7th April 2016

ISBN

9781405282178


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