This is one of a new series of books, Read and Discover, designed to encourage children to learn about the world as they learn to read. Elephants are big - and the biggest and most important elephant of all is Grandma. She's in charge! This title supports KS1 - 2 Science and Literacy, in consultation with the Center for Literacy in Primary Education. Non-fiction readers with boy and reluctant reader appeal. It includes text and illustrations, which support children learning to read. It features extra fact sections at the back of the books as well as author and illustrator biographies and an index.
This is Book 9 in the Read and Discover Series. See all Read and Discover books here.
Martin Jenkins, a conservation biologist by trade, has written numerous children's books about the natural world. His books for Walker include The Story of Money, Fabulous Frogs and Exploring Space (coming in 2017). His book about penguins, The Emperor's Egg, won the Times Educational Supplement Information Book Award. Martin liveMore about Martin Jenkins
Berlie Doherty was born in Liverpool. After university she had brief careers in children's social work and then teaching before becoming a full-time writer. She is twice-winner of the Carnegie Medal, winner of the Children's Book Award and was shortlisted for the Kurt Maschler award, to name but a few.
Ivan Bates was born in Northampton. He woMore about Ivan Bates