At the Pond by


At the Pond by

What did I see at the pond? At the Pond is a book-banded reading book for early readers, carefully levelled at Red Book Band. Illustrated throughout with beautiful photographs, this 60-word first-person narrative features a short, highly structured text with limited vocabulary. It is suitable for ages 5 - 6. At the Pond 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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12 pages


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Publication date

17th March 2015



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