The Best Present Ever by


The Best Present Ever by

Raj is ill and cannot go to school. He is bored at home, until his mum gives him a present. Raj thinks it is the best present ever. What can it be? The Best Present Ever is a book-banded reading book for early readers, carefully levelled at Blue Book Band. Beautifully illustrated throughout, this 266-word fiction story features a longer, less structured text with a more flexible vocabulary. It is suitable for ages 5 - 6. The Best Present Ever 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

After studying English at Keble College in Oxford, Alan Durant worked as a publicist and copywriter before becoming an award-winning full-time author. Alan is National Reading Campaign Reading Champion and a frequent visitor to schools, libraries and festivals around the UK and abroad, where he gives talks and runs writing workshops.

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Publication date

17th March 2015



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