Get the Rat! is a humorous new story, based on the familiar structure of traditional tales. A rat needs to be caught in the palace, but where is it hiding?
This new story written by Alex Lane and humorously illustrated by Sholto Walker will capture your child's imagination! It has been sensitively written to enable your child to read it with confidence whilst capturing the magic of traditional tales. 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 39 in the Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales Series. See all Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales books here.
Nikki Gamble is the founder and Director of Write Away and Just Imagine Story Centre. Nikki has worked in education and reading promotion for over 25 years, Formerly a teacher (secondary and primary) and teacher educator, she is lecturer, writer and education consultant. Nikki is also on the current Executive Committee of United Kingdom Literacy AssociationMore about Alex Lane
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
Martin Howard is an experienced editor who has also written laugh-out-loud books for both children and adults. For children he has written How to Cook Children: A Grisly Recipe Book (Pavilion, 2008), the Witches at War trilogy (Pavilion) and Germs: An Epic Tale on a Tiny Scale (Pavilion, 2010) for younger children as well as several titles for fiction paMore about Sholto Walker