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Collins Big Cat supports every primary child on their reading journey from phonics to fluency. Top authors and illustrators have created fiction and non-fiction books that children love to read. Book banded for guided and independent reading, there are reading notes in the back, comprehensive teaching and assessment support and ebooks available. When Tara Binns opens up her dressing up box something exciting happens ... Tara Binns finds herself in the pilot's seat of a passenger plane - and she's the pilot! When a big storm appears ahead of them, will Tara be able to think calmly and logically to avert disaster? This exciting title in the Tara Binns mini-series is written by Lisa Rajan. Copper/Band 12 books provide more complex plots and longer chapters that develop reading stamina. Ideas for reading in the back of the book provide practical support and stimulating activities.
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If, like me, this is the first time you have met Tara Binns, you are in for quite an adventure! This is satisfying adventure story, in 7 chapters. Full review
With the help of a magical dressing-up box, Tara Binns experiences another gripping adventure, this time as a pilot navigating through dangerous weather. Full review
An excellent series based around STEM careers. High-flying Pilot covers multiple themes and is exciting and adventurous. Full review
Colourful illustrations and recurring themes add to the enjoyment young readers will experience learning about the world of work as they learn to read with these delightful chapter books. Full review
Calling all adventurers! From touching a costume box in her attic, Tara is transported into the roles of different jobs. Come and find out where she goes, and what it is like to be a pilot/engineer/doctor/... Full review
|Publication date:||25th January 2019|
|Publisher:||Collins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
Lisa Rajan writes children's books that raise aspiration, promote ambition and challenge gender stereotypes. She is the author of the Collins Big Cat Tara Binns titles, which introduce a range of STEM careers to a primary school audience through exciting adventure stories. A scientist herself, Lisa has a BSc in Biotechnology and an MSc in Science Communication from Imperial College. She has worked in scientific research, scientific publishing and medical copywriting, and was previously an elected member on Southwark Council. She is married with three children and lives in south London. In her spare time, she runs marathons dressed as ...More About Lisa Rajan