Boxer and the Fish is based on Aesop's fable of The Greedy Dog. Boxer is very pleased with the fish he has for his dinner, until he spies a dog with what he thinks is an even bigger fish ...
This popular story written by Monica Hughes and beautifully illustrated by Ann Ruozhu Sun 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 phonics 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 36 in the Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales Series. See all Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales books here.
Internationally-renowned children's author, Monica Hughes was a master of science fiction and fantasy writing. She was the recipient of numerous awards and was the author of The Isis Trilogy and A Handful of Seeds. She has written a number of titles for the Collins Big Cat series.More about Monica Hughes
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
Thelma Page, an ex-teacher, has extensive experience and knowledge of using Oxford Reading Tree and has written many teaching guides for the series.More about Thelma Page