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Collins Primary Geography has been developed to provide full coverage of curriculum requirements for geography in the primary scho...ol. The four Key stage 2 primary geography books provide a progressive, skills-based scheme for the junior years. Each book is divided into units covering physical, human, and environmental geography. There are also case studies of contrasting localities in the UK, Europe, Asia, and the wider world. The pupil books use an extensive range of evidence to stimulate the children’s interest and encourage investigative skills—photographs, maps, satellite images, artwork, charts, and diagrams. Each pupil book has an accompanying teacher’s guide which contains copymasters. Locations focused on in Book 5 include England, the European Union, the United States of America, and Kenya. read more

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Explore the extraordinary world of water bears, tiny animals that you can find all around but only see with a microscope. Learn al...l about where they live, what they do, and how you can discover them for yourself in this simple non-fiction report accompanied by fantastic scientific pictures that bring the microscopic to life in a fun, exciting way • Yellow/Band 3 books offer varied sentence structure and natural language. • Text type: A simple non-fiction report. • A summary of the steps to finding water bears on pages 14-15 helps children to recap the book and provides a wealth of speaking and listening opportunities. • Curriculum links: Knowledge and understanding of the world read more

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Collins Big Cat is a guided reading series for ages 4–11 edited by Cliff Moon. Top children’s authors and illustrators have create...d fiction and non-fiction books that your children will love to read, banded to help you choose the right book for every child. Practical ideas for guided reading are included at the back of each book.• Orange/ Band 6 books offer varied text and characters, with action sustained over several pages.• Text type - An information text.• A wordless flow-chart on pages 22 and 23 summarises the process and helps children remember the sequence of events.• Curriculum links - Design and Technology: Investigating and using materials, different joining techniques; Science: Structures; RE: Celebrations.• This book is paired with a story on a similar theme: Arthur’s Fantastic Party by Joseph Theobald. read more

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This action-packed graphic novel retells the legend of King Arthur, following him as he is transformed from an ordinary young boy ...to a powerful and famous monarch. Written by Mary Hoffman, this well-known story has been brought to life with illustrations by Dante Ginevra. • Collins Big Cat Progress books are specifically designed for children at Key Stage 2 who have a Key Stage 1 reading level, giving them age-appropriate texts that they can read, building their confidence and fostering positive attitudes towards reading. • Text type: A graphic novel set in the past read more

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This range of Maths and English activity books really helps to boost your child’s progress at every stage of their learning. The s...eries aims to build up important skills through activity-packed fun.Each activity is designed to give your child a real sense of achievement.• Help boost confidence and develop good learning habits for life.• Motivate children to learn at home using colourful activities that make learning fun.• Include helpful tips and answers so that you easily support your child’s learning at home. read more

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Collins Arabic Big Cat is a guided reading series for ages 3 to 11. The series is structured with reference to the learning progre...ssion of Arabic at nursery and primary schools researched especially for Collins. This carefully graded approach allows children to build up their reading knowledge of Arabic step by step. Level 15 books provide more complex plots and longer chapters to help develop reading stamina and to help develop sustained engagement with texts. Level 15 books use a wide range of language structures to reflect progression in the teaching of Arabic grammar. Paragraphs and other text devices become more evident in these longer books. Follow cabin boy Bulbul on his journey to becoming a pirate as he and Blackbeard battle a terrifying sea monster in this exciting adventure story. read more

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This range of Maths and English activity books really helps to boost your child’s progress at every stage of their learning. The s...eries aims to build up important skills through activity-packed fun.Each activity is designed to give your child a real sense of achievement.• Help boost confidence and develop good learning habits for life.• Motivate children to learn at home using colourful activities that make learning fun.• Include helpful tips and answers so that you easily support your child’s learning at home. read more

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This range of Maths and English activity books really helps to boost your child’s progress at every stage of their learning. The s...eries aims to build up important skills through activity-packed fun.Each activity is designed to give your child a real sense of achievement.• Help boost confidence and develop good learning habits for life.• Motivate children to learn at home using colourful activities that make learning fun.• Include helpful tips and answers so that you easily support your child’s learning at home. read more

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Collins Arabic Big Cat is a guided reading series for ages 3 to 11. The series is structured with reference to the learning progre...ssion of Arabic at nursery and primary schools researched especially for Collins. This carefully graded approach allows children to build up their reading knowledge of Arabic step by step. Level 9 books are similar in complexity to level 8, with strong patterns and similar events and episodes. Nonfiction titles use nonfiction tools including signs, labels, captions, and diagrams where necessary. Single-word spacing is used from level 9 upwards. In addition, very high-frequency words appear consistently without vowel markings. These features will help the students get used to the traditional norms of printed Arabic. From sea birds to woodland birds this colorful photographic book introduces children to a wide variety of birds from around the world." read more

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This range of Maths and English activity books really helps to boost your child’s progress at every stage of their learning. The s...eries aims to build up important skills through activity-packed fun.Each activity is designed to give your child a real sense of achievement.• Help boost confidence and develop good learning habits for life.• Motivate children to learn at home using colourful activities that make learning fun.• Include helpful tips and answers so that you easily support your child’s learning at home. read more

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Collins Primary Geography has been developed to provide full coverage of curriculum requirements for geography in the primary scho...ol. The Key stage 1 primary geography book delivers a progressive, skills-based scheme for the early primary years. Subject-specific vocabulary is introduced along with geographical skills to increase locational awareness. It covers map skills, physical, human, and environmental geography, introduces contrasting localities in the UK, Europe, Asia, and the wider world, and uses an extensive range of evidence to stimulate the pupil’s interest and encourage investigative skills. Photographs, maps, satellite images, artwork, charts, and diagrams are used throughout. The pupil book has an accompanying teacher’s guide, which contains copymasters. read more

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'Collins Big Cat' is a guided reading series for ages 4-7. Children's authors and illustrators have created fiction and non-fictio...n books that your children should love to read, banded to help you choose the right book for every child. Practical teaching notes are included at the back of each book. read more

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At night in the rainforest, things start to happen. Meet the animals and insects that live in the rainforest, in this simple non-f...iction recount by award-winning wildlife photographer, Nic Bishop.• Blue / Band 4 - An information book• Text type - Non-fiction• The focus phoneme in this book is aw (crawl).• A summary of the creatures that live in the rainforest can be found on the final spread.• Nic Bishop also wrote Yellow 3 Real Monsters. read more

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Collins Arabic Big Cat is a guided reading series for ages 3 to 11. The series is structured with reference to the learning progre...ssion of Arabic at nursery and primary schools researched especially for Collins. This carefully graded approach allows children to build up their reading knowledge of Arabic step by step. Level 4 books are for children who are ready to start to read stories with simple single words or nonverbal sentences with 2 or 3 short words, and with total support through illustrations and extensive use of repetition. Double spacing is used between words to ensure children see where each new word in a sentence begins and ends, with the focus on reading core words. Mama owl and her small baby sit up in a tree. In trying to show each other how big they are, the small owl is accidentally knocked out of the tree. Can the Mama owl save him? This quirkily illustrated story is written by Michelle Robinson. read more

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Collins Arabic Big Cat is a guided reading series for ages 3 to 11. The series is structured with reference to the learning progre...ssion of Arabic at nursery and primary schools researched especially for Collins. This carefully graded approach allows children to build up their reading knowledge of Arabic step by step. Level 6 books provide an advance on level 5. Sentences are still highly repetitive but slightly longer, with simple story development supported by illustrations. Double spacing is used between words to ensure children see where each new word in a sentence begins and ends. Although the focus at level 6 remains on reading the core words, the concept of reading hamzat al-wasl and sun letters correctly is introduced in non-verbal sentences of up to 4-5 words. This non-fiction book takes you on a journey into the jungle and looks at the people, animals and wildlife that live there, including parrots, monkeys and big cats. Photographs of all the different things that can be found in the jungle on pages 14-15 help children to recap and provide a wealth of speaking and listening opportunities. read more

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This range of Maths and English activity books really helps to boost your child’s progress at every stage of their learning. The s...eries aims to build up important skills through activity-packed fun.Each activity is designed to give your child a real sense of achievement.• Help boost confidence and develop good learning habits for life.• Motivate children to learn at home using colourful activities that make learning fun.• Include helpful tips and answers so that you easily support your child’s learning at home. read more

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This range of Maths and English activity books really helps to boost your child’s progress at every stage of their learning. The s...eries aims to build up important skills through activity-packed fun.Each activity is designed to give your child a real sense of achievement.• Help boost confidence and develop good learning habits for life.• Motivate children to learn at home using colourful activities that make learning fun.• Include helpful tips and answers so that you easily support your child’s learning at home. read more

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This range of Maths and English activity books really helps to boost your child’s progress at every stage of their learning. The s...eries aims to build up important skills through activity-packed fun.Each activity is designed to give your child a real sense of achievement.• Help boost confidence and develop good learning habits for life.• Motivate children to learn at home using colourful activities that make learning fun.• Include helpful tips and answers so that you easily support your child’s learning at home. read more

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Level 1: First reading Decoding simple, short sentences, practicing limited, specific phonemes, with very few tricky words. Big Ca...t Reading Lions help you to support your child’s reading development at home. Each book in the series has been created by leading children’s authors and illustrators, and carefully leveled by educational experts, meaning you can enjoy reading with your child at every stage in their reading journey. The Reading Lions series contains 6 clear levels from First Reading to Independent Reading, allowing you to select the right books for your child. First Reading contains 6 phonic readers supporting how children learn to read at school. They work alongside any reading scheme used by your child’s school. Each book features talking points to extend your child’s understanding of the book. read more

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Collins Arabic Big Cat is a guided reading series for ages 3 to 11. The series is structured with reference to the learning progre...ssion of Arabic at nursery and primary schools researched especially for Collins. This carefully graded approach allows children to build up their reading knowledge of Arabic step by step. Level 12 books feature greater use of literary language and more unusual and challenging vocabulary. Play scripts also feature from Level 12. Nonfiction titles contain longer, more formal sentences and a wide range of unfamiliar terms. Sentences become longer, with greater use of conjunctions and relative clauses. Grammatical vowel endings are more evident to encourage fluent reading and to provide familiarity with some higher-level features of written Arabic. Renowned author and artist Ros Asquith has written and illustrated this gently humorous story of Firaas the Hippo who longs to play the cello. Children can follow his trek through the wild, wet jungle as he searches for a teacher who won t roar, snort, growl, or hiss at him! The beautifully detailed illustrations of jungle and animals offer lots of discussion points, and there is a two page final spread showing numbered vignettes from the story to help recap and retell." read more

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This range of Maths and English activity books really helps to boost your child’s progress at every stage of their learning. The s...eries aims to build up important skills through activity-packed fun.Each activity is designed to give your child a real sense of achievement.• Help boost confidence and develop good learning habits for life.• Motivate children to learn at home using colourful activities that make learning fun.• Include helpful tips and answers so that you easily support your child’s learning at home. read more

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Artist Jon Stuart shows how he produces computer-generated images. The process starts with a simple block of cubes, which are adde...d to, given texture, before being bent, stretched, twisted into the correct shape and size. He then adds background, lighting and colour to bring the whole scene to life. • Orange/ Band 6 books offer varied text and characters, with action sustained over several pages. • Text type - An information book. • A flow chart on pages 22 and 23 summarises the process, and there is a contents page on page 1, as well as a glossary and index on pages 20 and 21. • Curriculum links - Art and Design: Investigating different kinds of art, craft and design. ICT: An introduction to modelling; Creating pictures. read more

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Collins Arabic Big Cat is a guided reading series for ages 3 to 11. The series is structured with reference to the learning progre...ssion of Arabic at nursery and primary schools researched especially for Collins. This carefully graded approach allows children to build up their reading knowledge of Arabic step by step. Level 5 books are for children who are ready to read stories with more challenging word patterns or non-verbal sentences with 2 or 3 words, and with total support through illustrations and extensive use of repetition. Double spacing is used between words to ensure children see where each new word in a sentence begins and ends to ensure the focus remains on reading core words. The fox invites his friend the stork to dinner, but serves the stork his meal on a flat plate. Find out how the fox and the stork play tricks on one another at dinnertime. This retelling of a traditional tale is retold by award-winning author Simon Puttock. Children can recap the tricks that the fox and stork played on one another on pages 14-15. read more

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Icarus and his father have been imprisoned in a maze. They dream of escape, but all they have are some sticks, feathers, and wax. .... .• Gold/Band 9 fiction books offer developing readers literary language and stories with distinctive characters.• Text type—an adventure story.• Recap the key events in a reader response spread on pages 22–23. read more

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When Snow White's evil stepmother hears that Snow White is the prettiest in all the land, she immediately orders a hunter to make ...her stepdaughter disappear. However, the kind hearted hunter cannot harm the sweet Snow White, and instead releases her in the woods where she meets the Seven Dwarves. But the evil Queen soon finds out the truth. Can Snow White escape the evils of her stepmother and find true love? Kids will delight in reading along or listening to Snow White's adventures and then playing all the activities on their computer. read more

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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 read more

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In Enchantia, Holly discovers a carousel of mythical creatures who have been enchanted and trapped on the carousel by Wicked Fairy.... Now, the Fairy wants to capture the Silver Unicorn to complete her menagerie. Can Holly and the White Cat warn the unicorn in time, or will they also be trapped on the carousel forever by the evil mistress? read more

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A hungry man and his wife baked a small bun. But as soon as they put it on their plate, the bun jumped up and ran off. This lively... version of the traditional story of the gingerbread man is by Martin Waddell. • Blue / Band 4 - A • Text type - Fiction • The focus phoneme in this book is al (small). • Use the storymap on the final spread to discuss the route the small bun took and the characters he met.. • Martin Waddell also wrote Red 2b The Mouse and the Monster; Yellow 3 Horse Up a Tree • This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery. read more

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The sandy Arabian Desert stretches for hundreds of kilometres in every direction. It may seem hard to believe that anything can li...ve in this hot, dry land, but many different living things call it home. Find out about the amazing plants, animals, and people who live in this beautiful landscape. * Sapphire/Band 16 books offer longer reads to develop children's sustained engagement with texts and are more complex syntactically. * Text type - An information book. * The book is organised into short chapters to help children practise the skills of locating and identifying important information. * Ideas for reading at the back of the book provide practical support and stimulating activities. * Curriculum links: geography, science. read more

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Follow the adventures of a monster-like lizard, as it goes out looking for food. This non-fiction book is illustrated with stunnin...g photographs by author and nature photographer Nic Bishop. • Yellow / Band 3 - A non-fiction recount • Text type - Non-fiction • The focus phonemes in this book are ew, a-e, ay and ea. • The summary on the final spread allows children to recap on what happened in the text. • Nic Bishop also wrote Blue 4 The Rainforest at Night. • This title is paired with a story about fictional animals that live in the sea: Bart the Shark by Paul Shipton. • This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery. read more

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As five friends paddle around the bay in their dinghy, none of them see a storm coming until it's too late. Swept out to sea, the ...children end up on a desert island. Follow them in this exciting playscript, as they explore the island and try to find a way to escape. read more

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Collins Arabic Big Cat is a guided reading series for ages 3 to 11. The series is structured with reference to the learning progre...ssion of Arabic at nursery and primary schools researched especially for Collins. This carefully graded approach allows children to build up their reading knowledge of Arabic step by step. Level 9 books are similar in complexity to level 8, with strong patterns and similar events and episodes. Non-fiction titles use non-fiction tools - including signs, labels, captions and diagrams - where necessary. Single-word spacing is used from level 9 upwards. In addition, very high-frequency words appear consistently without vowel markings. These features will help the students get used to the traditional norms of printed Arabic. Learn how to make amazing shadow puppets including a dog, duck, bat and snail. This fun, decodable instruction book is written by Elspeth Graham. Pages 14-15 provide an opportunity for children to recap each shadow puppet. read more

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Ros Asquith, cartoonist and author of many children books, gives a masterclass on writing and illustrating your own storybook . Th...is is an instructional book with a difference, which takes young readers step by step through the writing process from first ideas to editing to illustrating and finally compiling their very own picture book. • Turquoise/ Band 7 books offer literay language and extended descriptions, with longer sentences and a wide range of unfamiliar terms. • Text type - An instruction text. • A flow chart on pages 22 and 23 shows the eight stages described in the book, from ideas to enjoying your story with other readers. • Curriculum links - DT: Making a storybook; ICT: Writing stories; communicating information using text. read more

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Collins Arabic Big Cat is a guided reading series for ages 3 to 11. The series is structured with reference to the learning progre...ssion of Arabic at nursery and primary schools researched especially for Collins. This carefully graded approach allows children to build up their reading knowledge of Arabic step by step.Level 3 books introduce the concept of the `story', and include simple phonic sounds and very high-frequency words with simple spellings.Follow baby bird as it learns how to fly for the first time. This beautifully-illustrated fiction story is written by leading children's book author-illustrator Petr Horacek.The flow chart on pages 14 and 15 allows children to discuss and recap baby bird's progress as he learns how to fly. read more

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Clear guidance and creative activities in this pick-up-and-go resource help you to teach KS2 grammar and punctuation. Fully in lin...e with the new National Curriculum. • Teaching notes, worked examples and photocopiable resources minimise preparation time.• Creative activities and games focus on using and applying knowledge to secure pupils’ understanding.• Progress tests assess pupils’ understanding and recap on their learning.• Answers are provided at the back of the book for easy reference. read more

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Red Hen works hard to dig, plant, cut and mill the grain while the other animals refuse to help. Will they wish they hadn’t been s...o lazy when Red Hen has finished making her big jam buns? This beautifully illustrated retelling of the traditional tale is written by well-known author Pippa Goodhart. •Collins Big Cat Phonics Progress books are specifically designed for struggling readers, giving them age-appropriate texts that they can read, building their confidence and fostering positive attitudes towards reading. This title has a text level of Band 2A / Red A, which provides predictable text, and an interest level of Band 10 / White. •Text type: A traditional story •The flow chart on pages 14 to 15 allows children to discuss and recap Red Hen’s progress as she completes each of her jobs. •Curriculum links: Citizenship read more

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Little Red Riding Hood is on her way to visit Granny. But when she arrives at Granny's a big, hairy, toothy surprise awaits her! W...hat's happened to Granny and how will Little Red Riding Hood escape? This wordless traditional tale is brought to life by award-winning illustrator Katherine McEwen. • Lilac/Band 0 books are wordless that tell a story through pictures and are designed to develop understanding about how stories work. • Text type: A wordless traditional story • Children can follow Little Red Riding Hood's journey through the forest to Granny's house on pages 14-15. • Curriculum links: Personal, Social and Emotional Development read more

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A shepherd boy decides to play a trick on the people in his village by telling them that there is a wolf nearby. But will the vill...agers believe him when a wolf really does turn up? This witty retelling of the traditional story was written by Saffy Jenkins.• A shepherd boy decides to play a trick on the people in his village by telling them that there is a wolf nearby. But will the villagers believe him when a wolf really does turn up? This witty retelling of the traditional story was written by Saffy Jenkins.• Pink A/Band 1B books offer simple, predictable text with familiar objects and actions.• Children can recap the journey of the boy as he plays tricks using the story map on pages 14–15.• Text type: A traditional tale• Curriculum links: Personal, social and emotional development read more

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'Collins Big Cat' is a guided reading series for ages 4-7, featuring both fiction and non-fiction titles which encourage children ...to develop their reading skills. read more

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Three young rabbits have built their homes from straw, wood and bricks. But will their houses be strong enough to stop the Big Bad... Wolf from destroying them? This beautiful retelling of the traditional tale is written and illustrated by award-winning illustrator Mandy Stanley. • Three young rabbits have built their homes from straw, wood and bricks. But will their houses be strong enough to stop the Big Bad Wolf from destroying them? This beautiful retelling of the traditional tale is written and illustrated by award-winning illustrator Mandy Stanley. • Pink B/Band 1B books offer simple, predictable text with familiar objects and actions • Children can recap the journey of the three rabbits and the big bad wolf using the story map on pages 14–15. • Text type: A retelling of a traditional tale • Curriculum links: Personal, social and emotional development read more

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Follow the exciting adventure of D’Artagnan as he desperately tries to fight for a place as one of the King’s Musketeers, in this ...gripping retelling of Alexandre Dumas’ classic story. Will D’Artagnan have the courage, bravery, and skill to join the finest swordsmen in all of France? Diamond/Band 17 books offer more complex, underlying themes to give opportunities for children to understand causes and points of view. read more

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This colourful book with hilarious cartoons is a wordless story set in the jungle. A pair of monkeys have their eye on a juicy-loo...king fruit hanging just out of reach. The story follows their inventive but unsuccessful attempts to grab the fruit. read more

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This story with a familiar setting is about Lenny's family who go to the local park to fly his new kite. Lenny takes great care to... hold on to his kite, but then Mum has a turn. She holds on tightly too, but trips over the dog, and falls into the pond. The other children try to help, so they all arrive home soaking wet and muddy!• Yellow/Band 3 books offer varied sentence structure and natural language.• Text Type - A story with a familiar setting.• The storyboard on pages 14 and 15 provides an opportunity for children to retell the story in their own words.• Curriculum links - Science: pushes and pulls.• This story is paired with a non-fiction book on the same theme: The Wind by Monica Hughes (Band 3/Yellow).• This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery. read more

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When governess Jane Eyre goes to work at Thornfield Hall and meets the mysterious Mr. Rochester, her life finally feels like it’s ...going right. Until the strange woman in the attic threaten everything. Charlotte Bronte’s epic classic is beautifully retold here by award-winning author Julie Berry. Pearl/Band 18 books offer fluent readers a complex, substantial text with challenging themes to facilitate sustained comprehension, bridging the gap between a reading program and longer chapter books. read more

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Hippo wants to play on the see-saw. But who will play with him? In this humorous story a hippo wants to go on a see-saw, but no ot...her animal is heavy enough to get hippo off the ground. It takes a group of animals to do it – and in the end, it is a tiny mouse that makes the difference.• Pink B/ Band 1B books offer emergent readers simple, predictable text with familiar objects and actions.• Text type - A story with a predictable structure and patterned language.• Pages 14 and 15 feature a flow chart, an ideal opportunity to retell the story in sequence. read more

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Percy the park keeper always feeds the animals in the park where he lives. But one cold winter’s night Percy discovers that his li...ttle friends need more than food, and he must think of a way to help them find a warm place to sleep for the night. Percy’s hut is nice and warm, but he discovers that if you invite one animal in you’ll have to invite them all in. With Percy's small hut—they are certainly going to be squashed! read more

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A vain and selfish man, the emperor lives in splendor while his people starve. When a clever young clothier arrives in the kingdom... and offers to make him the finest suit of clothes he has ever seen, the greedy emperor cannot resist. But the clothier is not all that he appears and seems intent on teaching the emperor a lesson. Will he learn it before his annual grand parade, or will it be too late? After listening to the story, children can play the games, print off pages to color, and solve puzzles on the CD-ROM. read more

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Follow baby bird as it learns how to fly for the first time. This beautifully-illustrated fiction story was written by leading chi...ldren’s book author-illustrator Petr Horáĉek. • Follow baby bird as it learns how to fly for the first time. This beautifully-illustrated fiction story is written by leading children’s book author-illustrator Petr Horáĉek. • Pink A/Band 1A books offer emergent readers very simple text supported by illustrations. • The flow chart on pages 14 and 15 allows children to discuss and recap baby bird’s progress as he learns how to fly. • Text type: A simple fiction book • Curriculum links: Understanding of the world read more

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Artist Jon Stuart shows how he produces computer-generated images. The process starts with a simple block of cubes, which are adde...d to, given texture, before being bent, stretched, twisted into the correct shape and size. He then adds background, lighting and colour to bring the whole scene to life. • Orange/ Band 6 books offer varied text and characters, with action sustained over several pages. • Text type - An information book. • A flow chart on pages 22 and 23 summarises the process, and there is a contents page on page 1, as well as a glossary and index on pages 20 and 21. • Curriculum links - Art and Design: Investigating different kinds of art, craft and design. ICT: An introduction to modelling; Creating pictures. • This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery. read more

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This captivating information book explores the life of one of nature’s most elusive animals. From where they live and how they hun...t to how we can protect them in the future, Jen Green’s clear writing style tells readers all they need to know about snow leopards. • Collins Big Cat Progress books are specifically designed for children at Key Stage 2 who have a Key Stage 1 reading level, giving them age-appropriate texts that they can read, building their confidence and fostering positive attitudes towards reading. • Text type: An information book read more