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Reading Champion: The House with Golden Windows Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Reading Champion: The House with Golden Windows Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Author: Jenny Jinks Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/05/2020

The Emperor lives in a beautiful golden palace, but he is not happy... he always wants more. So when he sees a house with golden windows on the other side of the valley, he decides he must have it! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Turquoise 7 stories are perfect for children aged 5+ who are reading at book band 7 (Turquoise) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: The Flight of Icarus Independent Reading 17

Reading Champion: The Flight of Icarus Independent Reading 17

Author: Damian Harvey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/02/2020

In this retelling of the famous Greek myth, we learn the story of Icarus and his father Daedalus, including why they were imprisoned after building the Labyrinth for Minos's son, the Minotaur, and the tragic outcome of their daring escape. This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE). This first colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 10-11. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: The Flight of Icarus Independent Reading 17

Reading Champion: The Flight of Icarus Independent Reading 17

Author: Damian Harvey Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/08/2019

In this retelling of the famous Greek myth, we learn the story of Icarus and his father Daedalus, including why they were imprisoned after building the Labyrinth for Minos's son, the Minotaur, and the tragic outcome of their daring escape. This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE). This first colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 10-11. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: MORE! Independent Reading 11

Reading Champion: MORE! Independent Reading 11

Author: Enid Richemont Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/02/2019

When Sanjay is given a magic bowl that produces food by a kind goddess, he and his family need never be hungry again. Then the greedy Maharajah takes the bowl from him. But the Maharajah cannot control the magic and the food keeps coming... This traditional tale clearly echoes with 'The Magic Porridge Pot'. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Abdul's Lazy Sons Independent Reading Gold 9

Reading Champion: Abdul's Lazy Sons Independent Reading Gold 9

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/01/2019

Abdul works hard on the farm, but his sons never help. They are far too lazy! Then Abdul thinks of a clever trick to make them work very hard indeed ... Reading Champion is a completely innovative reading programme developed with experts at UCL's Institute of Education. The series offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills, with books spanning the 4-11 age group. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, so they can read with little or no help and encourages reading for pleasure. This story is perfect for those reading book band 9 (Gold) or aged 6 and up.

Reading Champion: Abdul's Lazy Sons Independent Reading Gold 9

Reading Champion: Abdul's Lazy Sons Independent Reading Gold 9

Author: Katie Dale Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/04/2018

Abdul works hard on the farm, but his sons never help. They are far too lazy! Then Abdul thinks of a clever trick to make them work very hard indeed ... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Project X Origins: Purple Book Band, Oxford Level 8: London's Smelly Story

Project X Origins: Purple Book Band, Oxford Level 8: London's Smelly Story

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/02/2018

What did London smell like in the past? Learn about key historical events and discover the greatest stinks in the city's history in London's Smelly Story! Project X Origins is a ground-breaking guided reading programme for the whole school. Action-packed stories, fascinating non-fiction and comprehensive guided reading support meet the needs of children at every stage of their reading development. Each book contains inside cover notes that highlight challenge words, prompt questions and a range of follow-up activities to support children in their reading.

Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks: Oxford Level 3: Attack of the Snails

Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks: Oxford Level 3: Attack of the Snails

Author: Jan Burchett, Sara Vogler Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/09/2017

Meg is growing peppers but the snails keep eating them! Can Meg and Dan stop the attack of the snails? Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks is an emotionally-engaging fiction series that will fire children's imaginations and develop their comprehension skills. The variety of authors and illustrators broadens children's reading experience, with something to appeal to every child. This story is one of six titles at Oxford Level 3, which are phonically decodable with some extra high-interest words to expand children's vocabularies and enrich the stories. All the books in the series are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every reader to the right book.

Oxford Reading Tree All Stars: Oxford Level 12 : Extinct

Oxford Reading Tree All Stars: Oxford Level 12 : Extinct

Author: Timothy Knapman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/02/2017

Mee loves to draw on the walls of his cave, but he has run out of room. Will he find blank walls at the back of his cave or something more unexpected? Oxford Reading Tree All Stars is an engaging chapter fiction series which combines age-appropriate content with imaginative stories, perfect for inspiring and stretching able infants. The series develops comprehension skills and provides a wide variety of fiction topics and styles, alongside illustrations that aid understanding. All the books in this series are carefully levelled, so it's easy to match every child to the right book - one which will develop their reading skills and fuel their love of reading. Help with children's reading development is also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk.

Oxford Reading Tree inFact: Oxford Level 5: Erik's Viking Adventure

Oxford Reading Tree inFact: Oxford Level 5: Erik's Viking Adventure

Author: Hawys Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/09/2016

Join Erik and his father as they set out on a Viking adventure! Learn how the Vikings traded their goods, travelling across the sea and back to get silk, pottery and tin. What did they wear? What did they feast on? This wonderfully detailed book brings the Vikings to life! Oxford Reading Tree inFact is a compelling non-fiction series that aims to engage children in reading for pleasure as powerfully as fiction does. The series includes 36 titles which are all phonically decodable, with some high-interest topic words to develop vocabulary and impart knowledge. The imaginative approach and variety of intriguing topics mean there are books to interest every child. The books are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every reader to the right book.

Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks: Oxford Level 10: The Greatest Viking Ever

Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks: Oxford Level 10: The Greatest Viking Ever

Author: Tony Bradman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/09/2015

When Ivar decides he's going to be The Greatest Viking Ever, he sets off on a sea-voyage and drags his reluctant brother, Olaf, along with him. Can Ivar survive a storm, a troll and a wolf? Or will Olaf need to come to the rescue ...? Children will love this adventurous tale about brotherly love. Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks is an emotionally-engaging fiction series that will fire children's imaginations. These 36 original stories will get children thinking, and develop and deepen their comprehension skills. The variety of authors and illustration styles broadens children's reading experience, with something to appeal to every child. All the books in the series are carefully levelled, so it's easy to match every child to the right book for them. They also contain inside cover notes, to enable parents and teachers to support children in their reading. Help with children's reading development is also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops inFact: Level 10: Heads Up!

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops inFact: Level 10: Heads Up!

Author: Rob Alcraft Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/03/2015

Heads Up! is a journey through the ages, looking at weird and wonderful headgear from all over the world. TreeTops inFact is a non-fiction series that aims to engage children in reading for pleasure as powerfully as fiction does. The variety of topics means there are books to interest every child in this compelling series. The series is written by top children's authors and subject experts. The books are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops inFact: Level 14: William Kamkwamba: Bright Spark

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops inFact: Level 14: William Kamkwamba: Bright Spark

Author: Zoe Clarke Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/03/2015

William Kamkwamba: Bright Spark examines the inspiring life of the inventor William Kamkwamba to see how his work has benefited the lives of people in his native Malawi. TreeTops inFact is a non-fiction series that aims to engage children in reading for pleasure as powerfully as fiction does. The variety of topics means there are books to interest every child in this compelling series. The series is written by top children's authors and subject experts. The books are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.

Oxford Reading Tree inFact: Level 8: Pick Your Queen!

Oxford Reading Tree inFact: Level 8: Pick Your Queen!

Author: Rob Alcraft Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/09/2014

Pick Your Queen! compares the lives of Elizabeth the First and Queen Victoria. Which English queen was the best? Would you choose jelly or cake? Is a pet bear better than lots of dogs? It's time to pick your queen! Oxford Reading Tree inFact is a non-fiction series that aims to engage children in reading for pleasure as powerfully as fiction does. The variety of topics means there are books to interest every child in this compelling series. The series is written by top children's authors and subject experts. The books are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.

Dinner with a Pirate Band 04 Blue/Band 14 Ruby

Dinner with a Pirate Band 04 Blue/Band 14 Ruby

Author: Saviour Pirotta Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/01/2012

When Pedro the fisherman catches a big swordfish, he decides to share his meal with a man in the local prison - a captured pirate. But when Pedro himself is later captured by a pirate gang, he finds his generosity hasn't been forgotten. This traditional tale is written by Saviour Pirotta and wonderfully illustrated by Shahab Shamshirsaz. * Collins Big Cat Progress builds confidence, helping struggling pupils not only to read, but to love reading * Dual-banded books provide age-appropriate interest level material matched with a lower reading ability level * Every book is levelled by reading expert Cliff Moon to ensure precise, systematic, measurable progression to help close the ability gap * The books use a range of reading strategies: phonic, graphic, syntactic and contextual to build confident, accurate, fluent readers * Designed to build speaking and listening skills, as well as reading skills, the books are highly visual and include incredible illustrations and photographs * Every book has a Key Stage 2 look-and-feel to engage older pupils and avoid stigmatisation * Topics are relevant for children in years 3-6 and connected to the curriculum and framework objectives for these years to support inclusion * Progress titles contain a Reader Response page to encourage the pupil to respond to and recall what they have read. This offers an ideal opportunity to check comprehension * Ideas for Reading, written by primary literacy expert Gill Howell are included in the back of every book to help you support the reading needs of each child * This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader

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