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Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 19: Don Quixote

Written by Sally Prue, Miguel de Cervantes

Illustrated by Andy Elkerton

Part of the Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories Series

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 19: Don Quixote Synopsis

Don Quixote may just be the silliest knight-errant in all of Spain! Along with his 'trusty steed' Rocinante and his patient squire Sancho, he insists on gallivanting around the country in search of noble deeds. Cervantes' ludicrious eponymous hero is brought to life in this hilarious retelling, overflowing with misplaced and madcap heroism. TreeTops Greatest Stories offers children some of the worlds best-loved tales in a collection of timeless classics. Top children's authors and talented illustrators work together to bring to life our literary heritage for a new generation, engaging and delighting children. The books are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book. Each book contains inside cover notes to help children explore the content, supporting their reading development. Teaching notes on Oxford Owl offer cross-curricular links and activities to support guided reading, writing, speaking and listening.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780198306153
Publication date: 9th May 2016
Author: Sally Prue, Miguel de Cervantes
Illustrator: Andy Elkerton
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 112 pages

About Sally Prue, Miguel de Cervantes

Winner of the Silver Nestle Smarties Children's Book Prize, 2002; winner of the Branford Boase Award, 2002; nominated for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, 2007. Michael Morpurgo is one of the UK's most well-known and best-loved authors. A prolific writer, he has won numerous awards and was the Children's Laureate from 2003 to 2005. His world-famous War Horse met with international acclaim and has been made into a stage play and a film. Kimberley Reynolds is Professor of Childrens Literature at Newcastle University. She has advised on and contributed to many children's literature broadcasts, programmes, films and other projects, including for the V&A Museum, ...

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