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Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 8: Icarus

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 8: Icarus

Author: Susan Gates, Ovid Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/11/2019

Children can dream of what it is like to fly in this reworking of Ovid's classic myth, told through the eyes of servant girl Amara. When Daedalus the inventor and his son Icarus are imprisoned by King Minos, escape looks impossible. But with his ingenious talent Daedalus manages to construct wings, enabling the pair to take on the form of birds. Tragedy strikes when Icarus fails to listen to his father's instructions, and the invention that should be his saviour proves to be the opposite. 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 17: The Storm Child

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 17: The Storm Child

Author: Gill Lewis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/09/2018

This beautifully illustrated story is an adaptation of the Welsh legend of Cantre'r Gwaelod, the lost area of Wales which disappeared beneath the sea. This drowned land was once a pleasant and prosperous kingdom, its low-lying fields protected from the waves by a high sea wall. But only Mererid, the storm child, knows that the tide-gates are failing and the next storm will breach the wall. As clouds and ravens gather overhead, she must race to save her friends and the kingdom before it's too late... TreeTops Greatest Stories offers children some of the world's 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 19: Jewels from a Sultan's Crown

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 19: Jewels from a Sultan's Crown

Author: Elizabeth Laird Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/09/2018

Elizabeth Laird retells a beautiful set of folk stories from East Africa and the Middle East. These stories in this collection have travelled across countries, survived through centuries, been retold by generations and have found their way into this book. They are stories of tricks and jokes, leopards and goats, heroes and fools, sorrows and joys - each one of them a perfectly formed gem. TreeTops Greatest Stories offers children some of the world's 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Levels 14 to 20: Teaching Handbook Upper Junior

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Levels 14 to 20: Teaching Handbook Upper Junior

Author: James Clements Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/09/2018

This edition updated to include teaching materials for the four Greatest Stories titles published in 2018. The TreeTops Greatest Stories series, edited by Michael Morpurgo, contains 39 retellings by top children's authors of key enduring stories from our shared literary heritage. The Greatest Stories Teaching Handbook Upper Junior has been created to provide expertly written and flexible support to maximize the wealth of teaching potential in the TreeTops Greatest Stories series. There are specific notes for all the titles in Oxford Levels 14 to 20 (21 titles), plus three Photocopy Masters per title. Additionally, there are generic notes about the teaching of classic texts and Photocopy Masters. The Handbook is equally suitable for those pursuing a whole-class or mastery teaching approach and those teaching children in small groups. Teaching sections include: themes and ideas, key comprehension questions, activating prior knowledge, use of language, vocabulary, inference, grammar and punctuation and SATs-style written tasks, all with assessment guidance. There are also creative and exciting ideas for presentations and debates to inspire your class further. The Greatest Stories Teaching Handbook is correlated to all UK curricula.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 20: Northanger Abbey

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 20: Northanger Abbey

Author: Rebecca Stevens, Jane Austen Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/09/2018

Catherine thinks her story is a dramatic one, but it's actually more of a comedy. She longs for adventure and romance, just like in her favourite novels, and can't wait to visit Northanger Abbey where she's sure to uncover a sinister mystery or two... A skilful adaptation of Austen's classic satire of Gothic novels, with all the wry humour of the original and a naively charming heroine to fall in love with. TreeTops Greatest Stories offers children some of the world's 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 18: Rostam the Invincible

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 18: Rostam the Invincible

Author: Jon Mayhew, Ferdowsi Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/09/2018

This thrilling tale is adapted from Shahnameh, the epic poem written by the Persian poet Ferdowsi in the 10th century. Rostam is the mightiest hero who has ever lived, and Rakhsh is his faithful horse - as strong as his master and quite a bit cleverer too. They have fought the fiercest creatures and most hideous monsters, but might have finally met their match... TreeTops Greatest Stories offers children some of the world's 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Levels 14 to 20: Teaching Handbook Upper Junior

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Levels 14 to 20: Teaching Handbook Upper Junior

Author: James Clements Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/06/2017

The TreeTops Greatest Stories , edited by Michael Morpurgo, contains 35 retellings by top childrens authors of key enduring stories from our shared literary heritage. The Greatest Stories Teaching Handbook Upper Junior has been created to provide expertly written and flexible support to maximize the wealth of teaching potential in the TreeTops Greatest Stories series. There are specific notes for all the titles in Oxford Levels 14 to 20 (17 titles), plus three Photocopy Masters per title. Additionally, there are generic notes about the teaching of classic texts and Photocopy Masters. The Handbook is equally suitable for those pursuing a whole-class or mastery teaching approach and those teaching children in small groups. Teaching sections include: themes and ideas, key comprehension questions, activating prior knowledge, use of language, vocabulary, inference, grammar and punctuation and SATs-style written tasks, all with assessment guidance. There are also creative and exciting ideas for presentations and debates to inspire your class further. The Greatest Stories Teaching Handbook is correlated to all UK curricula.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Levels 8-13: Teaching Handbook Lower Junior

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Levels 8-13: Teaching Handbook Lower Junior

Author: James Clements Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/06/2017

The TreeTops Greatest Stories , edited by Michael Morpurgo, contains 35 retellings by top childrens authors of key enduring stories from our shared literary heritage. The Greatest Stories Teaching Handbook Lower Junior has been created to provide expertly written and flexible support to maximize the wealth of teaching potential in the TreeTops Greatest Stories series. There are specific notes for all the titles in Oxford Levels 8 to 13 (18 titles), plus three Photocopy Masters per title. Additionally, there are generic notes about the teaching of classic texts and Photocopy Masters. The Handbook is equally suitable for those pursuing a whole-class or mastery teaching approach and those teaching children in small groups. Teaching sections include: themes and ideas, key comprehension questions, activating prior knowledge, use of language, vocabulary, inference, grammar and punctuation and SATs-style written tasks, all with assessment guidance. There are also creative and exciting ideas for presentations and debates to inspire your class further. The Greatest Stories Teaching Handbook is correlated to all UK curricula.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 14: Warriors of Honour

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 14: Warriors of Honour

Author: Brynhildur Thorarinsdottir Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/05/2016

Egill and Thorolfur are brothers who don't see eye to eye. Egill is angry and tough, whilst Thorolfur is pleasant and cheerful. But the two make an unlikely bond when they fight together on a Viking raid. Hallgerdur and Gunnar may be husband and wife, but he is a man of tradition and honour, whereas she will use devious methods to get what she needs. Their differences have disastrous consequences. Then there is Olafur Peacock, who prefers to enjoy brief honour than to live a long life in shame. Taken from Icelandic sagas, these ancient stories conjure up powerful characters from the fierce, cold north. 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 8: Tall and Tiny

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 8: Tall and Tiny

Author: Jeanne Willis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/05/2016

When a duke's daughter is kidnapped, King Arthur sails across the sea to take on the terrifying giant who lives on Mont-Saint-Michel. When a farmer and his wife wish for a son, they don't expect him to be thumb-sized, but Tom Thumb makes up for his height with his enormous character. A charmingly illustrated retelling of two folk stories set in the time of King Arthur: one about a giant as big as a mountain, and the other about a boy as small as your thumb. 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 11: Rip Van Winkle

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 11: Rip Van Winkle

Author: Jon Blake, Washington Irving Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/05/2016

Rip Van Winkle is a kind man with a grumpy wife! One afternoon, he meets a group of old-fashioned men high in the Catskill mountains, and tries an unusual drink which sends him straight to sleep ... When he awakes, Rip has grown a long beard but that isn't the only thing to have changed. What else will he discover when he returns home? Washington Irving's classic story about the man who falls asleep for twenty years will enchant a new generation of readers in this fabulously illustrated retelling. 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 14: The Well at the World's End

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 14: The Well at the World's End

Author: Jane Feaver, Joseph Jacobs Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/05/2016

When a girl is sent to find a well at the end of the world, simple acts of kindness lead her to more than she expects. A lost daughter captures the heart of a prince, but will she be reunited with her father? An unfortunate girl is given not one, but two impossible tasks to spin straw into gold, and to guess the name of an unknown creature. The girls will have to use their hearts, charms and wits to find solutions to their problems. 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 8: The Lambton Worm

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 8: The Lambton Worm

Author: Jeanne Willis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/05/2016

This retelling of an old Northumberland folk tale follows the Lambton family and their misfortunes. When John goes fishing on a Sunday, everyone warns him it is a bad idea. He thinks that catching a worm is as far as his bad luck will go, but little does he know the disaster that will follow. As the worm grows to monstrous proportions the villagers are terrorized and live in fear of their lives, until at last John learns how he can rid them of the monster. Wonderfully depicted by Pierre Kleinhouse, this sorrowful tale is full of magic, monsters and misery. 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 13: Peter and the Wolf

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 13: Peter and the Wolf

Author: Michael Morpurgo, Sergei Prokofiev Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/05/2016

Peter knows he shouldn't go out of the house alone: his grandfather has told him of the dangers. But children are curious, and don't always do what they are told. Along with his friends the duck, the bird and the cat, Peter ventures out into the snow and encounters a terrifying wolf. He'll need all his courage and brains to make it back in one piece. With haunting illustrations and an explanation of its musical origins, this story will captivate its readers. 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 9: Puss in Boots

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 9: Puss in Boots

Author: Pippa Goodhart, Charles Perrault Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/05/2016

Poor Jack: first his dad dies, then he gets stuck with a measly cat while his older brothers get to take over the family business. What rotten luck! But soon he realises that Puss in Boots can do all sorts of things: he can talk, catch his supper and even trick the King. But will his plan to make Jack rich prove a step too far for this conniving cat? Children will love to learn the original story behind one of their favourite feline characters. 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 9: The Magic Cow

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 9: The Magic Cow

Author: Claire Llewellyn Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/05/2016

Bukolla is a very beautiful brown cow, so when she goes missing Frida cannot return home without her. But up in the mountains, she discovers that Bukolla isn't only good for making milk ... Can this clever beast use her magical powers to outwit a pair of devious trolls? Children will fall in love with this story with its engaging rhymes and vivid illustrations. 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 14: Pinocchio

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 14: Pinocchio

Author: Claire O'Brien, Carlo Collodi Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/05/2016

Geppetto the puppet-maker is overjoyed when he brings Pinocchio to life he has always wanted a son! But this little wooden boy is always getting himself into trouble with his bad decisions. Will he ever learn to use his brain and understand the difference between right and wrong? Carlo Collodi's original story is wonderfully retold complete with all its darkness and danger. 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 10: The Pied Piper

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 10: The Pied Piper

Author: Adele Geras Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/05/2016

The peaceful town of Hamelin is overrun with rats: they are raiding larders, hiding in cupboards, sneaking into bed linen and driving the locals to despair. Desperate for help, they turn to the mysterious Pied Piper who promises a solution. But when the Piper falls out with the mayor, he takes away more than the townspeople ever expected. A wonderfully vivid interpretation of the story, which tackles trust, pride and revenge. 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 15: The Red Badge of Courage

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 15: The Red Badge of Courage

Author: Maureen Haselhurst, Stephen Crane Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/05/2016

Henry Fleming just wants to be a hero. So when he gets the chance to fight in the American Civil War he signs up right away. But out on the battlefield it's a long way from home, and the reality of war is not as romantic as he thought. When you're doomed if you fight and doomed if you run, what's a man to do? Henry doesn't want to be a coward, but sometimes courage is the hardest thing to find. Follow him on his journey of discovery, where the boundaries of right and wrong are not so easy to see. 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 10: Sleeping Beauty

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 10: Sleeping Beauty

Author: Pippa Goodhart, Charles Perrault Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/05/2016

Princess Aurora is under a terrible curse when she touches a spindle, she will fall asleep for one hundred years. Her parents try as hard as they can to keep her safe, but eventually the spell claims her and the whole castle. Can Prince Florimond reawaken the princess? This classic tale is brought to life with magical illustrations and a fairytale twist. 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 13: Changing Shape

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 13: Changing Shape

Author: Gillian Cross Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/05/2016

The gods have power to transform people into whatever they want in these ancient myths. What will happen when Arachne challenges a goddess to a spinning competition? Talkative Echo is doomed to a life of silence, only able to repeat what others say. Narcissus's good looks get the better of him when he catches sight of his reflection. Baucis and Philemon long to live together forever will the god Jupiter make this happen? The ancient world is brought to life in these vibrant tales. 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 11: The Swallow and the Nightingale

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 11: The Swallow and the Nightingale

Author: Jonny Zucker, Oscar Wilde Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/05/2016

Two stories full of love, devotion and sacrifice. A mournful statue is helped by a swallow to carry out acts of charity around the city. A nightingale longs to find a red rose for her friend, but the rose bush asks a high price. Both these feathered creatures pay the ultimate price to help others, showing that true love is selfless. These retellings of Oscar Wilde's tragic short stories will reduce you to tears with their beauty and magic. 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 12: Mischief Makers

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 12: Mischief Makers

Author: Tony Bradman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/05/2016

Till Owlglass can paint pictures that only those of noble birth are able to see ... or at least, that's what he tells the pompous Count! Anansi, the naughty spider, puts his tricks to good use when his friend Antelope is in trouble. Brer Rabbit outfoxes the fox when he finds himself stuck in a well! Three lovable tricksters are brought together in this collection of stories from around the world. 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 15: Around the World in 80 Days

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 15: Around the World in 80 Days

Author: Rob Alcraft, Jules Verne Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/05/2016

When Phileas Fogg takes on the challenge to travel around the world in eighty days, he knows that it's a tall order. Little does he know what is waiting for him along the way ... Accompanied by his servant Passepartout, he sets out on the journey of a lifetime. But with a deluded policeman in hot pursuit, and an Indian princess to rescue, how can the dashing Phileas possibly make it back to London in time? 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 13: Decisions, Decisions

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 13: Decisions, Decisions

Author: Becca Heddle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/05/2016

When a father can't decide who should wed his daughter, Jacob makes a dangerous pact to ensure that he can marry Gretchen. Should a father have a favourite child? An African dilemma puts the question another way. A wise judge concocts a plan to reveal who really is guilty in a tale from China. This varied collection from around the word is complemented with fabulous illustrations which children will love. 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 12: Who Needs Stories?

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 12: Who Needs Stories?

Author: Kimberley Reynolds Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/05/2016

What are stories for? Well, let the storyteller show you ... the North Wind and the Sun compete to find out who is better, proving that kindness is better than anger. Can a crocodile and a monkey help solve an argument between friends? Allow children to escape into another world and discover the power of stories for themselves. 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 15: Animal Tails

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 15: Animal Tails

Author: Geraldine McCaughrean Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/05/2016

Chickens, foxes, horses, tigers, lions and mice this is a marvellous menagerie of tales about tails. Meet Chanticleer the pompous cockerel, Reynard the sneaky fox, the sad Ugly Duckling and many more enduring characters, taken from Chaucer and Hans Christian Anderson and traditional tales from around the world. 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 10: Fabulous Fables

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 10: Fabulous Fables

Author: Joanna Nadin, Aesop Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/05/2016

If you are greedy, you might lose out on the good things you already have ... One good turn deserves another ... Be careful if you trick someone because they might trick you back. Maybe the animals in the stories should have listened to these wise words! Aesop's ancient fables are brilliantly retold with vibrant illustrations. 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 19: Moby Dick

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 19: Moby Dick

Author: Geraldine McCaughrean, Herman Melville Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/05/2016

Sometimes we kill the whale. Sometimes the whaling kills us.When Ishmael joins the crew of the Pequod he is told of the danger he faces, but he still longs for the adventure that whale-hunting brings. As the ship travels the globe looking for its prey, Ishmael realises that there is more to their mission than oil, blubber and riches. Captain Ahab is a man consumed by obsession, but will he ever find the elusive Moby Dick? This tale beautifully depicts the power and mystery of the magnificent whale, and the trials of those who seek to harm him. 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 12: A Christmas Carol

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 12: A Christmas Carol

Author: Margaret McAllister, Charles Dickens Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/05/2016

Ebenezer Scrooge can't stand Christmas; he thinks it is all a waste of time. All he cares about is working hard and making money. But some ghostly visitors make him look again at his cold, lonely life. Can he change his ways and embrace the festive spirit before it is too late? Charles Dickens's Victorian story is wonderfully adapted with haunting illustrations which bring even the ghosts to life. 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 18: Emma

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 18: Emma

Author: Rebecca Stevens, Jane Austen Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/05/2016

Matchmaking Emma thinks she is quite the expert when it comes to love; setting up her friends is her favourite pastime. But sometimes her interfering doesn't get her the results she wants! With all the dashing young men in her life, will Emma ever stop to think about what might be inside her own heart? Austen's classic and much-loved tale is marvellously retold, bringing with it all the drama and intrigue of Regency life. 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 9: Sea Stories

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 9: Sea Stories

Author: Malachy Doyle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/05/2016

The sea is a powerful force of nature; once the salt gets into your blood it is hard to return to land. When a selkie is trapped in her maiden form by a lovestruck human, she pines for her seal-skin and the embrace of the waves. Her family may be on land, but her heart is with the sea. But not everyone is destined to live underwater ... Can Sylvie and her brother escape the watery clutches of Merman Rosmer? 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 16: Gawain and the Green Knight

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 16: Gawain and the Green Knight

Author: Philip Reeve, Poet Pearl Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/05/2016

One snowy Christmas, the mysterious Green Knight rides into King Arthur's court and issues a fearsome challenge. One year later, young Sir Gawain rides out to find him. Will Gawain be able to fulfil his quest and prove that he is worthy to sit at the table of King Arthur? Escape into an epic medieval adventure, adapted from the famous 14th century poem. 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 16: Sixteen Sisters

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 16: Sixteen Sisters

Author: Anne Fine Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/05/2016

Three classic English fairy tales from the collection of Joseph Jacobs, beautifully retold and illustrated. Twelve princesses share a love of dancing, to their father's despair. Will anyone be able to uncover their secret night-time escapades? Sisters may be related, but they certainly aren't always alike; Drusilla and Isidora are like chalk and cheese, and receive very different enchantments in the story Diamonds and Toads. Snow White and Rose Red tells of two sisters whose beloved bear turns out to be something quite different ... 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 20: Great Expectations

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 20: Great Expectations

Author: Julia Golding, Charles Dickens Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/05/2016

From the moment that he meets an escaped convict in a dark and lonely graveyard, Pip's life becomes a myriad of unanswered questions.What is Miss Havisham's hidden secret? Why is the beautiful Estella so cruel? Who is his mysterious benefactor? This fabulous interpretation introduces children to some of Dickens' best-known characters, bound together with haunting illustrations. 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 20: The Count of Monte Cristo

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 20: The Count of Monte Cristo

Author: Eleanor Updale, Alexandre Dumas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/05/2016

Welcome to nineteenth-century France, where a wrong word or look can get you thrown in jail. When Edmond is imprisoned for a crime he didn't commit, he thinks his life is over. But while he is there he gets word of treasure hidden in a place called Monte Cristo ... Can he escape and reverse his fortunes? In this tale full of deception, disguise and revenge, you never quite know who you can trust. Alexandre Dumas' masterpiece is recreated to inspire a new generation of readers. 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 17: The Snow Queen

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 17: The Snow Queen

Author: Chris Baker, Hans Christian Andersen Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/05/2016

If a shard of the magic mirror enters your eye, you become a servant of the cold-hearted Snow Queen, doomed to a life of ice and snow. At least, that's what the storybook says ... and surely it can't be true? But when her best friend Kai disappears without a trace, Gerda begins to suspect that this mysterious Snow Queen might be to blame. Travelling through the seasons to find him, will Gerda be able to discover the truth and can her warm heart keep her safe in the frozen north? 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 11: Thumbelina

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 11: Thumbelina

Author: Michael Foreman, Hans Christian Anderson, Kimberley Reynolds Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/05/2016

Thumbelina may only be the size of a thumb, but she is brimful of kindness and good nature. Stolen away in the middle of the night, she is forced to take refuge wherever she can find it. Slimy toads, mice and moles all offer her shelter, but it isn't always comfortable. Will she ever find a place that she can truly call her home? Enchanting storytelling and illustrations capture the magic of Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale. 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 17: The Enchanted Horse

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 17: The Enchanted Horse

Author: Jamila Gavin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/05/2016

Scheherazade must use her wits to save her from death. Every night for one thousand and one nights, she weaves captivating tales of genies, lamps, flying horses and sorcery, transporting the reader into magical and lavishly illustrated worlds. Will her honeyed words be enough to sweeten the mood of the angry king? 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.

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

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

Author: Sally Prue, Miguel De Cervantes, Michael Morpurgo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/05/2016

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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 18: Grimm

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 18: Grimm

Author: Jan Davidson, Grimm Brothers Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/05/2016

In Grimms' fairy tales, things are not always as they seem ... An evil stepmother casts one spell too many in Little Brother and Little Sister. Can the Goose Girl prove her royal heritage and claim her husband? Of three sons, only one truly loves his father, but he must struggle to prove his loyalty in The Water of Life. A king promises his children to animals of the wild but is there more to these creatures than meets the eye? These four fairy tales and their stunning illustrations will capture and enchant children's imaginations. 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.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 16: Shakespeare Stories

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 16: Shakespeare Stories

Author: Chris Powling, William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/05/2016

Sebastian and Viola cause all sorts of trouble when they switch places in the romantic comedy Twelfth Night. Learn the history of the most famous Roman emperor of all when you enter Julius Caesar's world of treachery and murder. Leontes' jealousy loses him his family and his mind. Can he find his way out of the darkness in The Winter's Tale? Shakespeare Stories allows children to discover the delights of the Bard in these three prose retellings. 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.

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