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Tara Binns: Bright-spark Scientist (Band 15/Emerald)

Written by Lisa Rajan

Illustrated by Alessia Trunfio

Part of the Collins Big Cat Series

Key Stage 2 Science / Technology

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Collins Big Cat supports every primary child on their reading journey from phonics to fluency.

This exciting title in the Tara Binns mini- series is written by Lisa Rajan. Emerald/Band 15 books provide a widening range of genres including science fiction and biography, prompting more ways to respond to texts. Ideas for reading in the back of the book provide practical support and stimulating activities.


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Top authors and illustrators have created fiction and non-fiction books that children love to read. Book banded for guided and independent reading, there are reading notes in the back, comprehensive teaching and assessment support and ebooks available.

Tara Binns: Bright-spark Scientist (Band 15/Emerald) Synopsis

When Tara Binns opens up her dressing up box something exciting happens ... Tara Binns finds herself in a science lab - and she's one of the scientists! The team are working against the clock to complete and submit research for a competition that will, if they win, allow them to remain open. But where has the lead scientist disappeared to, and will they be able to complete the experiment in time without her?

Book Information

ISBN: 9780008306595
Publication date: 27th May 2019
Author: Lisa Rajan
Illustrator: Alessia Trunfio
Publisher: Collins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 48 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 2
Topics: Reading Scheme, Science / Technology

About Lisa Rajan

Lisa Rajan writes children’s books that raise aspiration, promote ambition and challenge gender stereotypes. She is the author of the Collins Big Cat Tara Binns titles, which introduce a range of STEM careers to a primary school audience through exciting adventure stories.   A scientist herself, Lisa has a BSc in Biotechnology and an MSc in Science Communication from Imperial College, London. She has worked in scientific research, scientific publishing and medical copywriting. She was an elected member on Southwark Council from 2002 to 2016, and was political lead for Environment and for Children’s Services between 2006 and 2010. &...

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