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Written by Maggie Pearson
Illustrated by Natalia Moore
Part of the Bloomsbury Young Readers SeriesWrite A Review
Book Band: Lime Ideal for ages 6+
This new series from Bloomsbury Education is geared at turning children into independent readers. Not only will the books give youngsters a boost into solo reading, they’ll also make it easier and more enjoyable for the adults helping children as they come with useful tips and notes. The books are short and divided into chapters thereby breaking the story into manageable chunks. The adventures are lively and fast-moving though told via short sentences and carefully chosen vocabulary: some words are highlighted in the Tips for Grown Ups section on the inside cover, so that children can learn them and their meanings. Full colour illustrations amplify the action and make the books really attractive to look at too. Written by favourite authors, these are well worth collecting and are just the thing for children ready for reading.
Bloomsbury Young Readers are the perfect way to get children reading, with book-banded stories by brilliant authors like Julia Donaldson. They are packed with gorgeous colour illustrations and include inside cover notes to help adults reading with children, as well as ideas for activities related to the stories.
This fairytale with a twist from highly successful author Maggie Pearson is perfect for children who are learning to read by themselves and for Key Stage 1. It features engaging illustrations from Natalia Moore and quirky characters young readers will find hard to resist.
Princess Imelda has come up with a way to escape from the boring old palace and see the world. But while she's gone, the king and queen are convinced that she's been turned into a frog. When the magician they've hired to change her back turns out to have a sinister plan, Imelda will have to do everything she can to prove that she is not a frog!
|Publication date:||5th September 2019|
|Publisher:||Featherstone an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC|
|Suitable for:||5+ readers, 7+ readers|
Whilst her three children were growing up, Maggie Pearson held a variety of jobs - including bar maid, librarian and freelance journalist - but she now pursues a career as a highly-successful children's writer. Her first novel, Owl-Light, was shortlisted for the WH Smith Mind-boggling Book Award. She lives mostly in a sixteenth-century cottage in Suffolk with her husband, two cats and a goat, and sometimes in the French Pyrenees. She spent years compiling this extraordinary collection of folk tales as a labour of love. She has also written A Slip in Time and The Eyes of Doctor Dee for ...More About Maggie Pearson
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