Goat in a Boat by Sally Grindley


Goat in a Boat by Sally Grindley

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 artwork This 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. Goat in a Boat is level 3 in this series.

About the Author

Sally Grindley

Sally was our Guest Editor for December 2010. Click here to see her book selections.

Sally began writing in 1984 while she was working for a nationwide children's book club. She has been a full-time author since 1995 and has had over 140 books published. She won the prestigious Smarties Gold Prize in 2005 for her novel ‘Spilled Water’, and 'Shhh' won the Children's Book Award in 1992 and was shortlisted for the Smarties Prize. She has also won and been shortlisted for a number of other awards. Sally is lauded for her ability to write across a wide range of subjects and for a wide range of ages – from street kids to giants and from toddlers to pre-teens.

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Paperback / softback
24 pages


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Publication date

1st April 2013



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