Bad Rat! by Karen Wallace
  

Synopsis

Bad Rat! by Karen Wallace

From the I Love Reading series a new range of first readers based on phonics. Ideal for those who prefer levelled content to help children progress toward independant reading. There are 7 levels within the I Love Reading series, each level has 8 books each with imaginative writing and delightful artworkThis fantastic new fiction reading series for children aged 5+ combines structured phonic progression with great artwork and fun stories. Phonics enables new readers to recognize the individual sounds of English and to blend them, building confidence to tackle unfamiliar words without relying on memory and guesswork. Developed under the guidance of an expert consultant, I Love Reading Phonics matches the phonics that children are being taught in school

About the Author

Karen Wallace

I was born in Canada and grew up in a log cabin in Quebec. My childhood was spent playing in the forests and messing about on the Gatineau River. It was a wonderful wild time and in many ways is the source of all of my writing. Children's writers are an eccentric bunch. Someone once said they never grow up and in many ways, this is probably true in my case.
I write books for children from five to fifteen years old. The ability to recall how you felt and what your world was like at a particular point in your childhood is something that all children's writers share. It's like pushing a rewind switch and going back in time. Many of my natural history books for children, like THINK OF AN EEL, which won awards on both sides of the Atlantic, IMAGINE YOU ARE A TIGER, or I AM A TYRANNOSAURUS REX all reflect my own sense of wonder exploring the woods and the river around me when I was a child. Years later, I wrote about this childhood in my first novel RASPBERRIES ON THE YANGTZE, which was shortlisted for the Guardian Fiction Prize.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback / softback
24 pages

Author

Karen Wallace
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Publisher

TickTock Books an imprint of Octopus Publishing Group

Publication date

1st April 2013

ISBN

9781848987470


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