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The space postman is delivering letters and parcels to all the planets when disaster strikes! Use the magic of this beautifully illustrated story to introduce young children to a new language. Bilingual text in English and Spanish, a guide to pronouncing the Spanish plus helpful notes for parents.
The space postman is delivering letters and parcels to all the planets when disaster strikes! Use the magic of this beautifully illustrated story to introduce young children to a new language. Bilingual text in English and French, a guide to pronouncing the French plus helpful notes for parents.
A wonderful story about a blackbird and the many animals he involves in getting a message to his friend Apollo the swallow thousands of miles away in Africa. This is a Blue Banana title, perfect for developing readers who, either alone or in shared reading, are able to enjoy a single story but still with some speech bubbles and gorgeous full bleed illustrations on virtually every page. Follow the Swallow is part of the Banana Books reading series – quality stories for young readers – which in turn is divided into Green, Blue and Red Bananas. Green Bananas, are for first readers, generally from 3-5 years, Blue Bananas, like this one are for developing readers (age 5+) and Red Bananas are for newly fluent readers (age 6+). Every one of them is written and illustrated by well established authors and artists. ‘I love Bananas! They’re just right for the very young. They take children on adventures into life, into the imagination and into reading for pleasure’ - Wendy Cooling, creator of Bookstart. If you enjoy reading this Blue Banana and/or would like to see other titles in the bunch then click here.
An enchanting tale by Pippa Goodhart, perfect for children learning to read. Granda is different from other folk - he talks to the hills. One day, he tells his granddaughter, Lily, an old story about Dragon Boy - a human child who was raised by a dragon mother. The young lad lived happily with his family in the Dragon Hills. He looked like a dragon in his costume of leaves, and he learnt to sing dragon songs. But he couldn't make fire like his dragon friends and somehow, he still felt as if he was the odd one out. Then one day, Dragon Boy is reunited with his real mother and goes to live with his human family, but he still misses his dragon past and he still talks to them when he can. Just like Granda in fact, thinks Lily! The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It's the first step towards a lasting love of reading. Level 3 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for fluent readers who are beginning to read exciting, challenging stories independently. * Varied sentences * Detailed illustrations to enjoy * Chapters * Interesting characters and themes * A rich range of vocabulary * More complex storylines to stretch confident readers All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children's reading. Book band: White.
What does organic mean? How do you make an organic garden? Why are worms and ladybirds so important? Discover the answers to these questions as well as lots of other useful advice in this lovely first book for budding organic gardeners and cooks. It's always exciting to cultivate your own plants, whether in pots, window-boxes or in the garden - and everyone loves to eat fresh, home-grown produce. This colourful book is packed with useful information and offers a clear, practical, step-by-step approach to sowing, cooking and eating in harmony with the natural world.
Oi! That's not rubbish, that's art! Recycle loads of gruesome materials to make astonishing works of art. From turning onion skins into an Onion Fish to making jewellery from egg shells, these tried and tested projects will impress your family and friends.
Build your child's reading confidence at home with books at the right level There's something mysterious about the big, old house across the river. So when Archie and his two friends are offered a job tidying the attic, they jump at the chance. But sifting through the mess, they stumble upon something priceless, leaving them with a difficult decision. This exciting story by Chris Powling is illustrated by Martin Ursell. Pearl/Band 18 books offer fluent readers a complex, substantial text with challenging themes to facilitate sustained comprehension, bridging the gap between a reading programme and longer chapter books. Text type: An adventure story. Curriculum links: Citizenship: Choices. This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.
Two stories in one! - Follow the Swallow and Spinderella - in this great bind-up of two titles, perfect for children bridging the gap between picture books and chapter books. It's part of Egmont's highly sought after and hugely respected Blue Bananas series. Plenty of colour illustrations on every spread and integrated with the text. To view more Blue Bananas titles click here.
Is this the end of the road for the orangutan reserve at Pumai? Who will stop logger Brad Coram from taking over and destroying everything? Danny has a plan. Find out if he wins - in Spanish and English!
An enchanting tale by Pippa Goodhart for Egmont's red banana series. Granda is different from other folk - he talks to the hills. One day, he tells his granddaughter, Lily, an old story about Dragon Boy - a human child who was raised by a dragon mother. The young lad lived happily with his family in the Dragon Hills. He looked like a dragon in his costume of leaves, and he learnt to sing dragon songs. But he couldn't make fire like his dragon friends and somehow, he still felt as if he was the odd one out. Then one day, Dragon Boy is reunited with his real mother and goes to live with his human family, but he still misses his dragon past and he still talks to them when he can. Just like Granda in fact, thinks Lily! Red bananas are chapter books for newly fluent readers, suitable for NC Level 3 readers. They are carefully designed illustrated books for both entertainment and education, supporting children's understanding of how to read longer books. Red bananas introduce similes and wordplay to encourage an understanding of more literary concepts.
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