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Nikki Gamble

  • 5 stars across 73 books
    Nikki Gamble is Director of Just Imagine, an organisation which seeks to promote literacy using high-quality children's literature. Formerly a university lecturer and teacher, Nikki has worked in education for 40 years. She continues to work in schools on research and development projects. Nikki is co-author of the awards winning Guiding Readers: layers of meaning (UKLA Academic Book of the Year 2017).
    22nd February 2012

    Chicken Licken: Ladybird First Favourite Tales

    Based on the traditional fairy tale Chicken Licken , this vibrantly illustrated story is sure to become a favourite i... More

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    8th September 2011

    Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales: Level 2: The King and His Wish

    The King and His Wish is based on the Caribbean tale The King Who Wanted to Touch the Moon, about a king whose demands g... More

    (2 reviews)
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    8th September 2011

    Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales: Level 8: How Anansi Got His Stories

    How Anansi Got His Stories is a tale of a familiar character from many African and Caribbean tales. Anansi the trickster... More

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    8th September 2011

    Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales: Level 5: Oh, Jack!

    The Moon in the Pond is a Brer Rabbit tale from African-American traditional stories. Rabbit tells Bear and Fox that the... More

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    8th September 2011

    Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales: Level 6: Monkey's Magic Pipe

    In this traditional South American tale, Monkey triumphs over the Monster, who thinks he is the best at everything. Clev... More

    (2 reviews)
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    8th September 2011

    Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales: Level 1+: Run, Run!

    Run, Run! is based on the American tale of The Gingerbread Man. A family bake a gingerbread man, but when they take him ... More

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    8th September 2011

    Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales: Level 4: Tom, Dad and Colin

    Tom, Dad and Colin is based on the traditional tale A Man, A Boy and A Donkey, about a father, son and their donkey - ca... More

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    8th September 2011

    Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales: Level 4: Three Rocks

    Three Rocks is based on the traditional tale Stone Soup. A poor man arrives in town with three magic rocks, promising th... More

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    8th September 2011

    Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales: Level 4: The Foolish Fox

    The Foolish Fox is based on the traditional tale of the lazy fox who does not like working. He asks some sheep to farm t... More

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    8th September 2011

    Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales: Level 6: Yoshi the Stonecutter

    In this Japanese story, Yoshi the stonecutter is always wishing for more. He meets a spirit who grants his wishes, until... More

    (1 review)
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