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The Play

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Part of the Reading Stars Series

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The Play by

I am a lion. I am in the play.' The Play is a book-banded reading book for early readers, carefully levelled at Pink Book Band. Illustrated throughout with beautiful photographs, this 95-word first-person narrative features a short, highly structured, repetitive text with limited vocabulary. It is suitable for ages 4 - 5. The Play is part of Ransom Reading Stars, a structured programme for children learning to read. The series has fifteen levels: four phonics levels and eleven book band levels (Pink through to Lime).

About the Author

Stephen Rickard is a writer and publisher, and has written and developed many award-winning books and software titles. He specialises in books that develop reading skills and an enthusiasm for reading in reluctant and struggling readers.

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17th March 2015



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