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Experiences Matter: Little Tiger Starts School

Experiences Matter: Little Tiger Starts School

Author: Sue Graves Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/02/2021

Little Tiger Starts School offers a gentle introduction to the experience of starting school for young children. This funny, charming story is the perfect way to introduce young children to the experience of starting school. Also included are suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together to help children reflect on their own experiences. Little Tiger was getting excited about starting school, but then he began to worry. What if he didn't know what to do? What if he didn't make any friends? Luckily, his brother is on hand to help reassure him. The Experiences Matter series of picture books provide a gentle means of discussing experiences, boosting self-esteem and reinforcing good behaviour. Supports the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage, and is also suitable for use with children in KS1 and can be used to discuss values. Suitable for children under 5.

Experiences Matter: Elephant Has a Brother

Experiences Matter: Elephant Has a Brother

Author: Sue Graves Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/02/2021

Elephant Has a Brother offers a gentle introduction to the experience of having a new sibling for young children. This funny, charming story is the perfect way to introduce young children to the experience of a new sibling. Also included are suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together to help children reflect on their own experiences. When Elephant's brother arrives, Elephant is not happy. He has to share everything! And nobody seems to have any time for him any more. Luckily, Monkey is on hand to help him enjoy the new arrival. The Experiences Matter series of picture books provide a gentle means of discussing experiences, boosting self-esteem and reinforcing good behaviour. Supports the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage, and is also suitable for use with children in KS1 and can be used to discuss values. Suitable for children under 5.

Behaviour Matters: Flamingo is Brave A book about feeling scared

Behaviour Matters: Flamingo is Brave A book about feeling scared

Author: Sue Graves Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/01/2021

Flamingo is Brave offers a gentle introduction to the concept of being brave and overcoming your fears for young children. This funny, charming story is the perfect way to introduce young children to being brave, and help them find ways to overcome their fears. Also included are suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together to help children understand their emotions. Flamingo finds everything frightening and it stops him from joining in sometimes. With a little help from his friends, he finds a way to be braver and face his fears. The Behaviour Matters series of picture books provide a gentle means of discussing emotions, boosting self-esteem and reinforcing good behaviour. Supports the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage, and is also suitable for use with children in KS1 and can be used to discuss values. Suitable for children under 5.

Behaviour Matters: Llama Stops Teasing A book about making fun of others

Behaviour Matters: Llama Stops Teasing A book about making fun of others

Author: Sue Graves Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/01/2021

Llama Stops Teasing offers a gentle introduction to the concept of teasing for young children. This funny, charming story is the perfect way to introduce young children to teasing, and help them find ways to build empathy. Also included are suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together to help children understand their behaviour. Llama thinks it is funny to tease others. He whispers about them and makes fun of them. But when his friends say they don't want to play with him any more, Llama is upset. Can he start treating others more kindly? The Behaviour Matters series of picture books provide a gentle means of discussing emotions, boosting self-esteem and reinforcing good behaviour. Supports the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage, and is also suitable for use with children in KS1 and can be used to discuss values. Suitable for children under 5.

Behaviour Matters: Sloth Gets Busy A book about feeling lazy

Behaviour Matters: Sloth Gets Busy A book about feeling lazy

Author: Sue Graves Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/01/2021

This funny, charming story is the perfect way to introduce young children to the idea of being involved and the importance of helping others and being responsible. Also included are suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together to help children understand their behaviour. Sloth is very lazy. He just can't be bothered to clean up after himself or help out at home. At school, he is too lazy to take care with his work or join in with games. Can Sloth learn that helping others and being busy can be fun? The Behaviour Matters series of picture books provide a gentle means of discussing emotions, boosting self-esteem and reinforcing good behaviour. Supports the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage, and is also suitable for use with children in KS1 and can be used to discuss values. Suitable for children under 5.

Behaviour Matters: Koala Makes the Right Choice A book about choices and consequences

Behaviour Matters: Koala Makes the Right Choice A book about choices and consequences

Author: Sue Graves Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/01/2021

Koala Makes the Right Choice offers a gentle introduction to the concepts of choice and consequence. This funny, charming story is the perfect way to introduce young children to choices, and helps them find ways to make decisions and understand consequences. Also included are suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together to help children understand their behaviour. The Behaviour Matters series of picture books provide a gentle means of discussing emotions, boosting self-esteem and reinforcing good behaviour. Supports the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage, and is also suitable for use with children in KS1 and can be used to discuss values. Suitable for children under 5.

Behaviour Matters: Lion's in a Flap - A book about feeling worried

Behaviour Matters: Lion's in a Flap - A book about feeling worried

Author: Sue Graves Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/11/2020

A lively picture book that examines the issue of being worried in an amusing but reassuring way through animal characters - perfect for young children who have feelings of anxiety and worry. The story offers a gentle way in to discussing the things children worry about. At the end of the story there are notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to help children deal with worry. Lion is off on a school trip to Jungle Land - the most exciting theme park EVER! He should be thrilled, but he cannot stop worrying and it's ruining the trip for him. Can Miss Bird and his friends help him to relax and have fun? It is part of a series Behaviour Matters, which is perfect for sharing with children as a gentle means of discussing their emotions, boosting self-esteem and reinforcing good behaviour. Each book has a fun story featuring fantastic characters which is backed up by suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together. They support the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage. 'Excellent for sharing and encouraging discussion... we can all learn from the approach taken in this series.' Parents in Touch

Behaviour Matters: Flamingo is Brave A book about feeling scared

Behaviour Matters: Flamingo is Brave A book about feeling scared

Author: Sue Graves Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/02/2020

Flamingo is Brave offers a gentle introduction to the concept of being brave and overcoming your fears for young children. This funny, charming story is the perfect way to introduce young children to being brave, and help them find ways to overcome their fears. Also included are suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together to help children understand their emotions. Flamingo finds everything frightening and it stops him from joining in sometimes. With a little help from his friends, he finds a way to be braver and face his fears. The Behaviour Matters series of picture books provide a gentle means of discussing emotions, boosting self-esteem and reinforcing good behaviour. Supports the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage, and is also suitable for use with children in KS1 and can be used to discuss values. Suitable for children under 5.

Behaviour Matters: Llama Stops Teasing A book about making fun of others

Behaviour Matters: Llama Stops Teasing A book about making fun of others

Author: Sue Graves Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/02/2020

Llama Stops Teasing offers a gentle introduction to the concept of teasing for young children. This funny, charming story is the perfect way to introduce young children to teasing, and help them find ways to build empathy. Also included are suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together to help children understand their behaviour. Llama thinks it is funny to tease others. He whispers about them and makes fun of them. But when his friends say they don't want to play with him any more, Llama is upset. Can he start treating others more kindly? The Behaviour Matters series of picture books provide a gentle means of discussing emotions, boosting self-esteem and reinforcing good behaviour. Supports the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage, and is also suitable for use with children in KS1 and can be used to discuss values. Suitable for children under 5.

Behaviour Matters: Sloth Gets Busy A book about feeling lazy

Behaviour Matters: Sloth Gets Busy A book about feeling lazy

Author: Sue Graves Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/02/2020

This funny, charming story is the perfect way to introduce young children to the idea of being involved and the importance of helping others and being responsible. Also included are suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together to help children understand their behaviour. Sloth is very lazy. He just can't be bothered to clean up after himself or help out at home. At school, he is too lazy to take care with his work or join in with games. Can Sloth learn that helping others and being busy can be fun? The Behaviour Matters series of picture books provide a gentle means of discussing emotions, boosting self-esteem and reinforcing good behaviour. Supports the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage, and is also suitable for use with children in KS1 and can be used to discuss values. Suitable for children under 5.

Behaviour Matters: Koala Makes the Right Choice A book about choices and consequences

Behaviour Matters: Koala Makes the Right Choice A book about choices and consequences

Author: Sue Graves Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/02/2020

Koala Makes the Right Choice offers a gentle introduction to the concepts of choice and consequence. This funny, charming story is the perfect way to introduce young children to choices, and helps them find ways to make decisions and understand consequences. Also included are suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together to help children understand their behaviour. The Behaviour Matters series of picture books provide a gentle means of discussing emotions, boosting self-esteem and reinforcing good behaviour. Supports the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage, and is also suitable for use with children in KS1 and can be used to discuss values. Suitable for children under 5.

Behaviour Matters: Turtle Comes Out of Her Shell - A book about feeling shy

Behaviour Matters: Turtle Comes Out of Her Shell - A book about feeling shy

Author: Sue Graves Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/05/2019

This funny, charming story is the perfect way to introduce young children to being brave when they feel shy and help them find ways to feel more confident. Also included are suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together to help children fully understand how their behaviour can impact on others. Turtle has a beautiful singing voice, but she feels far to shy to enter the talent show at school. By talking to her friends about it, she develops a way to overcome her shyness in a way that works for her. The Behaviour Matters series of picture books provide a gentle means of discussing emotions, boosting self-esteem and reinforcing good behaviour. Supports the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage, and is also suitable for use with children in KS1 and can be used to discuss values. Suitable for children under 5.

Behaviour Matters: Rhino Learns to be Polite - A book about good manners

Behaviour Matters: Rhino Learns to be Polite - A book about good manners

Author: Sue Graves Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/05/2019

This funny, charming story is the perfect way to introduce young children to being polite, and help them understand the importance of using nice manners. Also included are suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together to help children fully understand how their behaviour can impact on others. Rhino does not have very nice manners, especially at the dinner table. But soon no one wants to sit near him at lunch time and he even misses out on tea at his friend's house. It is time for Rhino to bring out his very best manners! The Behaviour Matters series of picture books provide a gentle means of discussing emotions, boosting self-esteem and reinforcing good behaviour. Supports the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage, and is also suitable for use with children in KS1 and can be used to discuss values. Suitable for children under 5.

Behaviour Matters: Croc Needs to Wait - A book about patience

Behaviour Matters: Croc Needs to Wait - A book about patience

Author: Sue Graves Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/04/2019

This funny, charming story is the perfect way to introduce young children to being patient, and help them understand the importance of waiting their turn. Also included are suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together to help children fully understand how their behaviour can impact on others. Croc can never wait for anything - he's alway interrupting, rushes everything and he can never wait to take his turn. Can he learn to slow down and be a little more patient? The Behaviour Matters series of picture books provide a gentle means of discussing emotions, boosting self-esteem and reinforcing good behaviour. Supports the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage, and is also suitable for use with children in KS1 and can be used to discuss values. Suitable for children under 5.

Behaviour Matters: Cheetah Learns to Play Nicely - A book about being a good sport

Behaviour Matters: Cheetah Learns to Play Nicely - A book about being a good sport

Author: Sue Graves Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/04/2019

This funny, charming story is the perfect way to introduce young children to what fair play is, and help them understand the importance of being a good sport. Also included are suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together to help children fully understand how their behaviour can impact on others. Cheetah always wants to win - no matter what it takes. But when his friends no longer want to play with him, he decides to look at his behaviour and start playing more nicely. The Behaviour Matters series of picture books provide a gentle means of discussing emotions, boosting self-esteem and reinforcing good behaviour. Supports the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage, and is also suitable for use with children in KS1 and can be used to discuss values. Suitable for children under 5.

Reading Champion: Tap, Tap Independent Reading Pink 1B

Reading Champion: Tap, Tap Independent Reading Pink 1B

Author: Jackie Walter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/01/2018

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Pink 1B stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 1B (Pink) in classroom reading lessons. In this story, Ben magics up a hat - and then all sorts of animals! Wherever can he keep them all?

Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks: Oxford Level 2: Detective Quack and the Missing Nut

Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks: Oxford Level 2: Detective Quack and the Missing Nut

Author: Paul Shipton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/09/2017

Jeff buried his nut but now it is missing! Detective Quack and his sidekick Chip are called to solve the mystery. Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks is an emotionally-engaging fiction series that will fire children's imaginations and develop their comprehension skills. The variety of authors and illustrators broadens children's reading experience, with something to appeal to every child. This story is one of six titles at Oxford Level 2, which are phonically decodable with some extra high-interest words to expand children's vocabularies and enrich the stories. All the books in the series are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every reader to the right book.

Reading Champion: Tap, Tap Independent Reading Pink 1B

Reading Champion: Tap, Tap Independent Reading Pink 1B

Author: Jackie Walter Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/06/2017

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Pink 1B stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 1B (Pink) in classroom reading lessons. In this story, Ben magics up a hat - and then all sorts of animals! Wherever can he keep them all?

Behaviour Matters: Lion's in a Flap - A book about feeling worried Big Book

Behaviour Matters: Lion's in a Flap - A book about feeling worried Big Book

Author: Sue Graves Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/03/2017

A lively picture book that examines the issue of being worried in an amusing but reassuring way through animal characters - perfect for young children who have feelings of anxiety and worry. The story offers a gentle way in to discussing the things children worry about. At the end of the story there are notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to help children deal with anger. Lion is off on a school trip to Jungle Land - the most exciting theme park EVER! He should be thrilled, but he cannot stop worrying and it's ruining the trip for him. Can Miss Bird and his friends help him to relax and have fun? It is part of a series Behaviour Matters, which is perfect for sharing with children as a gentle means of discussing their emotions, boosting self-esteem and reinforcing good behaviour. Each book has a fun story featuring fantastic characters which is backed up by suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together. They support the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage. 'Excellent for sharing and encouraging discussion... we can all learn from the approach taken in this series.' Parents in Touch

Behaviour Matters: Monkey Needs to Listen - A book about paying attention Big Book

Behaviour Matters: Monkey Needs to Listen - A book about paying attention Big Book

Author: Sue Graves Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/03/2017

A lively picture book that examines the issue of not listening in an amusing but reassuring way through animal characters - perfect for young children who forget to listen. The story offers a gentle way in to reinforce this good behaviour. At the end of the story there are notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to help children deal with anger. Monkey is so excited about a go-kart race that he doesn't listen to any of the instructions. He doesn't stop to check his kart and he nearly ruins the race for all the animals. Can Monkey learn to listen and pay attention or will the race be abandoned for good? It is part of a series Behaviour Matters, which is perfect for sharing with children as a gentle means of discussing their emotions, boosting self-esteem and reinforcing good behaviour. Each book has a fun story featuring fantastic characters which is backed up by suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together. They support the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage. 'Excellent for sharing and encouraging discussion... we can all learn from the approach taken in this series.' Parents in Touch

Behaviour Matters: Hippo Owns Up - A book about telling the truth Big Book

Behaviour Matters: Hippo Owns Up - A book about telling the truth Big Book

Author: Sue Graves Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/03/2017

This funny, charming story is the perfect way to introduce young children to what honesty is, and help them understand the importance of owning up to your mistakes. Also included are suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together to help children fully understand how their behaviour can impact on others. Hippo is having a bad day. It all started when he missed his breakfast. He can't concentrate in class and his tummy won't stop rumbling. And when he sees Mrs Croc's special chocolate cake, he can't resist. Now somebody else is getting the blame for eating it. Will Hippo do the right thing and tell the truth and make amends for what he's done? The Behaviour Matters series of picture books provide a gentle means of discussing emotions, boosting self-esteem and reinforcing good behaviour. Supports the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage, and is also suitable for use with children in KS1 and can be used to discuss values. Suitable for children under 5.

Behaviour Matters: Giraffe Is Left Out - A book about feeling bullied Big Book

Behaviour Matters: Giraffe Is Left Out - A book about feeling bullied Big Book

Author: Sue Graves Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/03/2017

This simple, engaging story is the perfect way to introduce young children to what bullying is, and help them become aware of how their behaviour can impact on other children.There are even suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together to help children understand. When Leopard arrives at Jungle School, Giraffe doesn't want to include him and tries to exclude him from joining in. So when Leopard has a birthday party he doesn't invite Giraffe, even though he has invited all his friends. Slowly Giraffe begins to understand how Leopard must have felt when he started school. Can the two of them learn to become friends after all? The Behaviour Matters series of picture books provide a gentle means of discussing emotions, boosting self-esteem and reinforcing good behaviour. Supports the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage, and is also suitable for use with children in KS1 and can be used to discuss values. Suitable for children under 5.

Behaviour Matters: Elephant Learns to Share - A book about sharing

Behaviour Matters: Elephant Learns to Share - A book about sharing

Author: Sue Graves Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/08/2016

A lively picture book that examines the issue of not sharing in an amusing but reassuring way through animal characters - perfect for young children who don't want to share. The story offers a gentle way in to reinforce this good behaviour. At the end of the story there are notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to help children deal with anger. Elephant hates sharing anything. When Gran gives him a bat and ball set, he finds it impossible to play by himself. He needs to find friends to play with, but will anyone want to join his game? It is part of a series Behaviour Matters, which is perfect for sharing with children as a gentle means of discussing their emotions, boosting self-esteem and reinforcing good behaviour. Each book has a fun story featuring fantastic characters which is backed up by suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together. They support the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage. 'Excellent for sharing and encouraging discussion... we can all learn from the approach taken in this series.' Parents in Touch

Behaviour Matters: Giraffe Is Left Out - A book about feeling bullied

Behaviour Matters: Giraffe Is Left Out - A book about feeling bullied

Author: Sue Graves Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/03/2016

This simple, engaging story is the perfect way to introduce young children to what bullying is, and help them become aware of how their behaviour can impact on other children.There are even suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together to help children understand. When Leopard arrives at Jungle School, Giraffe doesn't want to include him and tries to exclude him from joining in. So when Leopard has a birthday party he doesn't invite Giraffe, even though he has invited all his friends. Slowly Giraffe begins to understand how Leopard must have felt when he started school. Can the two of them learn to become friends after all? The Behaviour Matters series of picture books provide a gentle means of discussing emotions, boosting self-esteem and reinforcing good behaviour. Supports the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage, and is also suitable for use with children in KS1 and can be used to discuss values. Suitable for children under 5.

Behaviour Matters: Hippo Owns Up - A book about telling the truth

Behaviour Matters: Hippo Owns Up - A book about telling the truth

Author: Sue Graves Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/03/2016

This funny, charming story is the perfect way to introduce young children to what honesty is, and help them understand the importance of owning up to your mistakes. Also included are suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together to help children fully understand how their behaviour can impact on others. Hippo is having a bad day. It all started when he missed his breakfast. He can't concentrate in class and his tummy won't stop rumbling. And when he sees Mrs Croc's special chocolate cake, he can't resist. Now somebody else is getting the blame for eating it. Will Hippo do the right thing and tell the truth and make amends for what he's done? The Behaviour Matters series of picture books provide a gentle means of discussing emotions, boosting self-esteem and reinforcing good behaviour. Supports the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage, and is also suitable for use with children in KS1 and can be used to discuss values. Suitable for children under 5.

Behaviour Matters: Tiger Has a Tantrum - A book about feeling angry

Behaviour Matters: Tiger Has a Tantrum - A book about feeling angry

Author: Sue Graves Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/01/2016

A lively picture book that examines feelings of anger in an amusing but reassuring way through animal characters - perfect for young children who are experiencing angry emotions. The story offers a gentle way in to discuss this difficult emotion. At the end of the story there are notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to help children deal with anger. Tiger is in a terrible mood. He has been angry with everyone all day. Then Monkey accidentally chooses the book that Tiger wanted and Tiger has a full blown tantrum in the library. How can Miss Bird help Tiger to manage his anger, and how can he make up with his friends? It is part of a series Behaviour Matters, which is perfect for sharing with children as a gentle means of discussing their emotions, boosting self-esteem and reinforcing good behaviour. Each book has a fun story featuring fantastic characters which is backed up by suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together. They support the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage. 'Excellent for sharing and encouraging discussion... we can all learn from the approach taken in this series.' Parents in Touch

Behaviour Matters: Monkey Needs to Listen - A book about paying attention

Behaviour Matters: Monkey Needs to Listen - A book about paying attention

Author: Sue Graves Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/01/2016

A lively picture book that examines the issue of not listening in an amusing but reassuring way through animal characters - perfect for young children who forget to listen. The story offers a gentle way in to reinforce this good behaviour. At the end of the story there are notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to help children deal with anger. Monkey is so excited about a go-kart race that he doesn't listen to any of the instructions. He doesn't stop to check his kart and he nearly ruins the race for all the animals. Can Monkey learn to listen and pay attention or will the race be abandoned for good? It is part of a series Behaviour Matters, which is perfect for sharing with children as a gentle means of discussing their emotions, boosting self-esteem and reinforcing good behaviour. Each book has a fun story featuring fantastic characters which is backed up by suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together. They support the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage. 'Excellent for sharing and encouraging discussion... we can all learn from the approach taken in this series.' Parents in Touch

Froglets: The Animals' Football Final

Froglets: The Animals' Football Final

Author: Clare De Marco Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/09/2015

Jungle United face Amazon FC in the football final. But where are Jungle United? Their bus is stuck! Can the fans take the team's place against their fiercest opponents? The Froglets series is perfect for children who are reading on their own, with fun stories of no more than 200 words.

Murderous Maths: Guaranteed to Bend Your Brain

Murderous Maths: Guaranteed to Bend Your Brain

Author: Kjartan Poskitt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/08/2008

This work features maths with the laughs added in! How can maths rescue someone in deadly peril? Which famous mathematician was murdered? How did time begin? Find out in Murderous Maths - all the tricks, tips and short-cuts they don't teach at school.

In the Boat Band 01a/Pink a

In the Boat Band 01a/Pink a

Author: Paul Shipton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2007

Who is in the boat? A hilarious counting story about a mouse with a boat taxi that reluctantly agrees to pick up an increasing number of animals as it floats downstream, before eventually sinking under the weight to the seabed! Simple text counts the number of each type of animal, from one to six, as they enter the boat. * Pink A/Band 1A books offer emergent readers very simple text supported by illustrations. * Text type - A patterned story with predictable structure. * The labelled flow diagram on pages 14 and 15 retells the story and allows the children to count the animals again. * This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery.

Muck it Up Band 02a/Red a

Muck it Up Band 02a/Red a

Author: Jane Clarke Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2006

The two frogs, Plip and Plop, love to play in and around the pond. When they muck up the pond and reeds, they decide to clean it up. But Duck has other ideas. * Red / Band 2A - A simple story with a familiar setting * Text type - Fiction * The focus phonemes in this book are u, p, o and m. Other phonemes practised are s, a, t, i, c (ck), e, r, d, g, u and l. * The final spread shows a story map which allows children to recap the story. * Jane Clarke also wrote Blue 4 Mole and the New Hole * This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery. * This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

Get The Fruit Band 00/Lilac

Get The Fruit Band 00/Lilac

Author: Paul Shipton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/09/2004

Build your child's reading confidence at home with fully decodable phonics books matched to Letters and Sounds. This colourful book with hilarious cartoons is a wordless story set in the jungle. A pair of monkeys have their eye on a juicy-looking fruit hanging just out of reach. The story follows their inventive but unsuccessful attempts to grab the fruit. * Lilac/Band 0 - wordless book that tells a story through pictures and is designed to develop understanding about how stories work. * Text type - Fiction. * A storyboard on pages 14-15 provides an opportunity for children to retell the story in their own words. * This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery

Murderous Maths

Murderous Maths

Author: Kjartan Poskitt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/09/1999

Is maths making you miserable? Are you nobbled by numbers and in a tangle about angles? Well, 'Murderous Maths' is here to change all that for good. Find out how maths could help you rescue someone in deadly peril, how not to shoot yourself with a cannon, and meet some famous mathematicians who were really hard (and even some who were murdered). And watch out for One Finger Jimmy, Chainsaw Charlie and their ghastly gangster friends, who are living proof that maths really can be murderous.

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