Tina, the Detective Tina, la Detective by Jenny Vincent


Tina, the Detective Tina, la Detective by Jenny Vincent

A bilingual fiction title for children who are independent readers. The parallel text, speech bubles and pictures by different, talented illustrators provide a child-friendly bridge to reading - and speaking - in another language. There is a quiz at the end of each story to help comprehension and revise vocabulary.


'Excellent help to learn french without reaching for the dictionary. re-occurring words and phrases that help become familiar with them.'


About the Author

Jenny Vincent has been writing and editing books for young people for many years - both fiction and non-fiction. She has also published several stories for children for whom english is a second language. Marie-Therese Bougard has adapted the story into French and is a native speaker and author of best-selling French text books.

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Book Info


32 pages
Interest Age: 8+ years


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Publication date

1st January 2009



Publisher Profile

b small publishing limited is an imprint of B Small

logo As a former secondary school language teacher, and after a decade working for various educational publishers, Cath Bruzzone started b small in 1990 from her kitchen table in Chiswick, producing own-brand books for the Early Learning Centre. The first series under the imprint b small was published in 1993 with the Bilingual First Books, colourful first word books in English and French or Spanish. Highly original and increasingly sought after by parents in instilling children with a love of languages, b small goes from strength to strength.

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