At the Zoo by


At the Zoo by

A first person account of a trip to the zoo, meeting elephants, dik-diks and red pandas. At the Zoo is a book-banded reading book for early readers, carefully levelled at Blue Book Band. Illustrated throughout with beautiful photographs, this 195-word first-person narrative features a longer, less structured text with a more flexible vocabulary. It is suitable for ages 5 - 6. At the Zoo 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

Alice Hemmings studied illustration part-time while working at Middlesex University, which gave her the idea of writing for illustrators. She has now had a number of books published for younger readers. Alice regularly visits local schools, hoping to inspire future authors.

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16 pages


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Publication date

17th March 2015



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