Library Lion is very imaginative book about being different! How would you react if you met a lion in a library? This book has two levels: ks1 can imagine what might happen if other animals went to the library while ks2 can discuss how people that are different may be treated unfairly!
Rainbow Fish is a beautiful book about being friendly and humble about your talents. when RAINBOW FISH'S APPEARANCE GOES TO ITS HEAD, IT LOSES ALL ITS FRIENDS. what WILL rainbow fish DO?
a BRILLIANT ISSUES AND DILEMMAS TEXT TO ENCOURAGE A BASIC DISCUSSION IN ks1!
Max the Brave!
Max is a cat. Max is a brave little cat. Max is a fierce, brave little cat, the very sort of fierce, brave little cat that can definitely track down and catch a mouse. There’s only one problem: Max doesn’t know what a mouse is…
Max the Brave is a cute story told in a tremendously endearing style, with generous dollops of humour and surprise as Max discovers various animals in his singular mission to track down the infamous mouse.
The language is straightforward enough, with perhaps one turn of phrase (‘not all it’s cracked up to be’) that may require some explaining to a young child, but this is hardly a hindrance. The typeface used is also nice and clear – a good feature given the recent trend of having florid loop-de-loop writing in kids’ books, which may be very handsome but isn’t necessarily the best option for a child who’s just getting to grips with reading.
Max the Brave is a charming story about an adventurous little cat whose curiosity gets him in a bit of hot water, and I would certainly recommend giving it a read.
The World Famous Cheese Shop Break-in!
Daddypops says it will be as easy as 123 to get into the Cheese Shop... First he tells his children to just walk through the door and get the cheese… But THAT doesn’t work. Then he makes a catapult and fires them into the shop…. THAT doesn’t work either. Finally Daddypops has his most brilliant idea ever. He gets a pickaxe, a shovel and a bucket and tells the children what to do. They will dig a tunnel to the Cheese Shop, and break through to the shop floor at dead of night. What could go wrong??
What the Ladybird Heard Next!
Those crafty robbers Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len are out of jail, and they're heading back to the farm with another cunning plan to cause trouble. They've been stealing eggs from the fat red hen, but now they're setting their sights higher and are planning to steal the fat red hen herself! Fortunately the quiet, clever ladybird is on their trail, and she and her farm animal friends have a plan of their own.
With his father's dying words ringing in his ears, Torak knows that time is running out. Soon, the demon bear will kill again - its evil power strengthened with each slaughter. Nothing is safe. But Torak won't be alone in the Forest for long. Strangers lurk between the whispering trees, eyes watching his every move. With only an orphaned wolf cub for company, Torak must keep his promise to find the Mountain.
Giraffes can't dance!
Gerald the tall giraffe would love to join in with the other animals at the Jungle Dance, but everyone knows that giraffes can't dance . . . or can they?
This funny, touching and triumphant story about a giraffe who finds his own tune has been a much-loved family favourite for over 15 years.
Use this with KS1 and integrate it into your PE lessons!
Library Lion is very imaginative book about being different! How would you react if you met a lion in a library?
This book has two levels: ks1 can imagine what might happen if other animals went to the library while ks2 can discuss how people that are different may be treated unfairly!
Children will love this funny story about surprises, labels and a very unlikely friendship. Packed with adjectives, it's fantastic for expanding your pupils' vocabulary too. Mole loves labelling things, but when he comes across a strange thing, he doesn't know what to call it. It's lumpy and bumpy, and has snippy-snappy teeth. Could it be dangerous? Look out, Mole!
Perhaps your class might come across something they can't identify but need to describe!
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