A Light in the Forest by


A Light in the Forest by

Winter has come to the forest, but the forest animals live in fear of the hungry snow-wolf. The snowy owl has a solution - but will the other animals help? A beautiful parable for our times. A Light in the Forest is a book-banded reading book for more confident readers, carefully levelled at Lime Book Band. Beautifully illustrated throughout, this 837-word fiction story features a more demanding text with extended vocabulary and literary devices. It is suitable for ages 8 - 9. A Light in the Forest 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

John Townsend is a full-time writer who focuses particularly on helping boys enjoy reading. Before writing full time, John spent 25 years teaching in schools; he has been Head of Drama, a Special Needs Coordinator and also the resident writer/storyteller in a primary school. As a writer he visits schools regularly to talk to children about his books. He runs boys literacy projects and has been named a 'Reading Champion' by the National Literacy Trust.

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Publication date

17th March 2015



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