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What is free running? Where did it begin and how do you do it? Find out all about this fast-paced sport in an information book packed with exciting photographs and written by Andrew Fusek Peters. Collins Big Cat Progress books are specifically designed for children at Key Stage 2 who have a Key Stage 1 reading level, giving them age-appropriate texts that they can read, building their confidence and fostering positive attitudes towards reading. Text type: An information book Curriculum links: P.E.
Matt wakes up alone, in a room rapidly filling with poison gas. How did he get here? And more importantly, how is he going to escape? Breathe and You Die! is a lightning-fast thriller with a plot involving poison gas and international intrigue, writtten by the author of Ravenwood and The Glass Forest. This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books children can't put down.
A short mystery that's high on suspense! This is a perfect page turner if you want to finish a thriller in one sitting, especially for reluctant and struggling readers. Cool, edgy crime detective duo, Jas and Sam are teens who solve spine-chilling cases - using equal measures of humour and heroism along the way! In this mystery, 'Sliced in Two', there's a ghost on the loose in the local woodyard and it looks like it's not just a ghost - it's a ghost that has been sliced in two by a wood saw! Sam keeps her cool but Jas is all of a dither as they try to solve the case. Reading level for this book:- ATOS: 2.5 Lexile (R) Measure: 340L Book Band: 11 Lime
A short mystery that's high on suspense! This is a perfect page turner if you want to finish a thriller in one sitting, especially for reluctant and struggling readers. Cool, edgy crime detective duo, Jas and Sam are teens who solve spine-chilling cases - using equal measures of humour and heroism along the way! In this mystery, 'The Crawling Hand', Jas and Sam hear a knock on the door of their detective agency. It looks like no one is there but then they notice a skeleton's hand on the floor! The hand can crawl, it can talk and it is in urgent need of help to find its missing body. There's a case to be solved! Reading level for this book:- ATOS: 2.6 Lexile (R) Measure: 360L Book Band: 11 Lime
Prince Siddhartha sees a wounded swan fall from the sky with an arrow in its side. He wants to save the bird, but his cousin Devadatta, who shot the swan, claims it as his property. Who will win? A tale of the young Buddha's compassion for all living things, beautifully illustrated by Miss Swanne. Book band: Turquoise Ideal for ages: 5+
When Prince Siddhartha sees a wounded swan fall from the sky, he tries to save it. But his cousin Devadatta, who shot the swan, wants to claim it as his own. Who is right? Can Siddhartha save the swan? Moving, simply told and beautifully illustrated story of the early life of the Buddha.
Featuring turbo-charged trees, double agent forests and leaves that perform magic, this is a wide-ranging collection of fun, lyrical and thought-provoking poems. Some have already appeared on programmes such as Blue Peter, Poetry Please and BBC Poetry Pie. Others have delighted audiences up and down the country. There are new poems that celebrate the outdoors, tree-climbing, forest school, ecological matters and nature in the city, alongside a smattering of favourites from previous anthologies and collections. As ever Andrew infuses the poems with his bonkers and surreal imagination.
A gloriously illustrated first book of poetry, collecting together verse from a range of well-known authors. Here's a Little Poem is a superb selection of over fifty poems by English and American authors, including Wendy Cope, Roger McGough, John Agard, Grace Nichols, Colin McNaughton, Jack Prelutsky, Langston Hughes and many more. Affectionately describing the early experiences of young children, this is a warmly illustrated, imaginative world of first encounters. Simple text and exuberant illustrations make this an ideal introduction for young children to the wonderful world of poetry.
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