Finn MacCool and the Giant's Causeway is based on an Irish tale about the creation of the Giant's Causeway. Finn, an Irish giant, and Angus, a Scottish giant, think they are the strongest in the land and are willing to prove it! But Finn has some tricks up his sleeve ...
This humorous story written by John Dougherty and brilliantly illustrated by Lee Cosgrove will capture your child's imagination! It has been sensitively rewritten to enable your child to read it with confidence whilst capturing the magic of the original tale. There are useful tips for parents and an engaging story map inside the book to help you and your child retell the story together.
The Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales series includes 40 of the best known stories from all over the world, which have been passed down for generations. They are a perfect introduction to different cultures, traditions and morals. All the stories are carefully levelled to Oxford Reading Tree levels and matched to the phonic progression in Letters and Sounds enabling your children to read the stories independently.
Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with childrens reading development is also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk.
This is Book 31 in the Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales Series. See all Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales books here.
JOHN DOUGHERTY lives in Gloucestershire. A supply teacher with plenty of experience of classroom activities in primary education, he is also a singer-songwriter with one CD already available - and has appeared on TV when his living room was designed in a Gothic style by Laurence Llewellyn-Bowen. In 2004, he also ran the London Marathon to raise funds for a cMore about John Dougherty
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 mMore about Nikki Gamble
Teresa Heapy is the author of the multi award-winning Very Little series, illustrated by Sue Heap. Katie Cleminson is a multi award-winning author and illustrator and is, amongst other things, the creator of the hugely successful and much loved Otto the Book Bear, which was selected as oneMore about Teresa Heapy
Barry was born and raised in the Scottish Highlands. He was just eight years old when he decided he wanted to become a writer and seventeen when he sold his first piece of work. His work includes the INVISIBLE FIENDS series and THE SHARK-HEADED BEAR THING. He also writes for TV. Barry lives in Fort William with his partner and their two children. Lee is an iMore about Lee Cosgrove