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Lucinda Cotter

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Lucinda Cotter

  • 3 stars across 22 books
    Jay Dale is the lead author and consultant for Engage Literacy. Jay comes from a teaching background, having taught in both Australia and Japan. She is also an experienced editor and publisher. An accomplished children's book author, Jay has written extensively for leading educational publishers and has many successful titles currently in print. Jay has also authored and published electronic products including teaching objects for interactive whiteboards and digital activities for children. Born 1985 in Birmingham, Natalie Ball grew up with a real passion for art and design. Formal training provided her with experience in a range of different art disciplines, including Illustration, Graphic Design, Visual Studies, Fine Art and Photography (using both traditional and digital methods). She is a confident computer user, having used a range of programmes including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Natalie achieved a first-class honours degree in Scientific and Natural History Illustration, at Blackpool and the Fylde Collage. Clients consist of Templar Publishers, Dorling Kindersley, Cat's Pyjamas, Hinkler, Oxford University Press, Centre of Ecology and Hydrology, Redwings Horse Sanctuary and Blithfield Education Centre. Natalie has also successfully exhibited and sold work at NEWA (National Exhibition of Wildlife Art). Natalie enjoys a challenge and always perseveres with projects even when they do not have an easy solution, pushing herself further, trying new solutions and learning both from the experience and from her achievements. Natalie also works as a lecturer in Art and Design. Her interest in the natural world is evident within her work. Enthusiastic and reliable, Natalie puts great importance on providing clients with the type of art work that they require. Kelly Gaffney is a former early childhood teacher who has written for Engage Literacy since 2010. When not writing for Engage Literacy, Kelly works as an intervention specialist for primary and secondary school-aged children. She lives in Victoria, Australia.
    26th January 2017

    Team Spirit

    Sofia is upset that her soccer teammates aren't giving their best on the field. But then she has an idea. Will her team ... More

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    25th August 2016

    Something is Watching

    Nick feels like something is watching him as he walks through the rainforest. What could it be? Or is there nothing the... More

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    17th January 2013

    Engage Literacy Orange, Turquoise, Purple, Gold, White and Lime

    Engage Literacy is the new reading scheme from Raintree that introduces engaging and contemporary content to motivate an... More

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    17th January 2013

    Engage Literacy Gold, White and Lime Series including Teacher's Resource Book

    Engage Literacy is the new reading scheme from Raintree that introduces engaging and contemporary content to motivate an... More

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    15th January 2013

    Strawberry Storm

    Engage Literacy is the new reading scheme from Raintree that introduces engaging and contemporary content to motivate an... More

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    15th January 2013

    Making-Music Festival

    Engage Literacy is the new reading scheme from Raintree that introduces engaging and contemporary content to motivate an... More

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    15th January 2013

    Musical Instruments

    Engage Literacy is the new reading scheme from Raintree that introduces engaging and contemporary content to motivate an... More

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    15th January 2013

    Sleepover Safari

    Engage Literacy is the new reading scheme from Raintree that introduces engaging and contemporary content to motivate an... More

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    15th January 2013

    Wild Savannah Zoos

    Engage Literacy is the new reading scheme from Raintree that introduces engaging and contemporary content to motivate an... More

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    15th January 2013

    Go-kart Surprise

    Engage Literacy is the new reading scheme from Raintree that introduces engaging and contemporary content to motivate an... More

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