Ned the hedgehog is looking for a home in the cold, dark forest. He needs somewhere warm and cosy to sleep, but all he keeps finding are other creatures' homes: rabbits', foxes', owls', bats'. Will he ever find a snug safe bed of his own? This beautiful book is written and illustrated by award-winning author and illustrator Tim Hopgood. * Yellow/Band 3 books offer varied sentence structure and natural language * Text type: A story with predictable structure and patterned language. * A map of the forest on pages 14-15 shows Ned's journey and all the animals he encounters along the way. * Curriculum links: Knowledge and understanding of the World
This simple non-fiction book introduces facts about the sun and the moon, and compares them. • Yellow / Band 3 - A simple non-fiction book • Text type - Non-fiction • The focus phonemes in this book are igh, y (sky), ay, a-e, i-e and y (very). • Use fact files on the final spread to compare and contrast the facts children have learned from the book. • Paul Shipton also wrote Red 2A Ant and Snail; Yellow 3 Bart the Shark.
When Horse went up a tree one day, he didn't think about how to get down again - and now he's stuck. The sheep, the ducks, the hens and Farmer come to help him in this comical tale by Martin Waddell.
Step into a night-time world with Tim Hopgood, creator of the bestselling WOW! Said the Owl. The curious little owl is back, and this time she’s ready to discover the wonders of night-time, from the big, bright moon to the bats in the sky and the foxes deep in the forest. But where are all the other owls? When the wind blows the leaves from her tree, you'll soon see... A perfect preschool introduction to the nocturnal world with something to count on every page – all the way from one to ten! A timeless book told with warmth and simplicity, perfect for sharing at bedtime. Also available from Tim Hopgood: WOW! Said the Owl TIP TAP Went the Crab Hooray for Hoppy Walter's Wonderful Web
DON’T MISS BRIDGE OF CLAY, MARKUS ZUSAK’S FIRST NOVEL SINCE THE BOOK THIEF. The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul. When Death has a story to tell, you listen. It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resist–books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement. In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak, author of I Am the Messenger, has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time. “The kind of book that can be life-changing.” —The New York Times “Deserves a place on the same shelf with The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank.” —USA Today
Inspired by the childhood of real-life astronaut Chris Hadfield and brought to life by Terry and Eric Fan's lush, evocative illustrations, The Darkest Dark will encourage readers to dream the impossible. Chris loves rockets and planets and pretending he's a brave astronaut, exploring the universe. Only one problem--at night, Chris doesn't feel so brave. He's afraid of the dark. But when he watches the groundbreaking moon landing on TV, he realizes that space is the darkest dark there is--and the dark is beautiful and exciting, especially when you have big dreams to keep you company.
"Zog and zebra went to play but something was hidden in the grass."--Back cover.
The leaves have started to fall. The air is cold. Squirrel needs to get ready for winter. He cannot nibble with the mice. He does not have time to hop with the frogs or run with the dogs. Will this busy little squirrel ever slow down? Focusing on all the charming features of the fall season, this sweetly illustrated story features country animals, pumpkins, leaves, apples and other signs of autumn. Now available as a sturdy board book, the newly redesigned Classic Board Book logo calls out this title's seasonal theme on the front cover.
Prince Hal is upset – he wants the moon. So the King and Queen send their servants, Grim and Crumb, out to catch the moon for him, with hilarious consequences. This charming story by award-winning author Mal Peat and Elspeth Graham is illustrated by Xiao Xin. • Blue/Band 4 books offer longer, repeated patterns with sequential events and integrated literary and natural language. • Text type: A simple story with a familiar setting • Children can recap the main stages of the story on pages 14–15, providing lots of speaking and listening opportunities. • Curriculum links: Knowledge and Understanding of the world
I just don't know what's going onOr why it has to beBut every day it's something worseWhat's happening to me?So begins this uproarious new story from the best-selling creator of No Jumping on the Bed!,Green Wilma, and other popular books. The young narrator has discovered a disturbing trend: There's fuzz in his belly button his toes are peeling and something just fell out of his nose. The last straw is a loose tooth, which convinces him of the awful truth his parts are coming unglued!Parts deals with a subject of deepest interest to every young child: the stuff our bodies shed. Parents will appreciate the reassuring message that it's all quite normal, while Tedd Arnold's comical illustrations and rhyming text are guaranteed to make young readers laugh their heads off.
"The little green fish was afraid. she had seen Bart the shark."--Back cover.
"Poppy the beetle like to sing all day. Did her sining save Harry the mouse?" --Back cover.
One of the most influential pieces of literature to fuel the abolitionist movement of the early 19th century in the United States, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is a memoir and treatise on abolition written by famous orator and former slave Frederick Douglass. In factual detail, the text describes the events of his life.
Hodge the hedgehog insists on keeping his home in the hedges for himself and not sharing with his neighbors until Mouse gets a look at the place and thinks of a solution.
Share the hands-on magic of Press Here in this extra-large format that's just right for classrooms and play groups. The big book edition gets whole groups of kids in on the interactive experience and fun of Hervé Tullet's bestselling picture book.
A witch tries to scare ten ghosts out of the haunted house where they live, but in the end, they play a trick on her.
Mole sets out to see the wind. He sees Bee blowing about. He sees a packet blowing over Mouse. He sees a towel blowing in Deer's antlers. He sees Toad blowing about on a reed. But he doesn't see the wind!
Describes how a little seed grows into a sunflower, in a book where the pages fold out to form a large sunflower.