The Northern Lights by Alice Hemming
  

Synopsis

The Northern Lights by Alice Hemming

What are the Northern lights? Why do they appear? Where can you see them? The answers are all in this book. The Northern Lights is a book-banded reading book for developing readers, carefully levelled at Purple Book Band for guided reading. Illustrated throughout with beautiful photographs, this 432-word non-fiction book is suitable for ages 7 - 8. The Northern Lights features a more demanding text with an extended vocabulary. With a wider vocabulary, the characters are more three dimensional, and illustrations are less important. It encourages more independent reading. The Northern Lights 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 Hemming

Alice Thorp, who writes under her maiden name of Hemming, is a mother-of-two from Hertford. Her first picture book, The Black and White Club was published in September 2013.

Alice was awarded with the Margaret Carey scholarship in 2011. She has a background in website editing and Outreach work in schools. She moved to Hertford five years ago, when her daughter was tiny. She now has two children at the local primary school and is delighted to see her first book in print and says, “After years of writing for children it is exciting to see one of my stories brought to life as a book.”

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
16 pages

Author

Alice Hemming
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Author's Website

www.alicehemming.co.uk/

Publisher

Ransom Publishing

Publication date

17th March 2015

ISBN

9781781278369


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