A lovely, funny chapter book about a little boy and his puppy by Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo, perfect for children learning to read.
Finlay is a real dreamer, and he's always getting things wrong. But when he brings his puppy into class it looks like he might have done the right thing after all.
The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It's the first step towards a lasting love of reading.
Level 3 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for fluent readers who are beginning to read exciting, challenging stories independently.
Detailed illustrations to enjoy
Interesting characters and themes
A rich range of vocabulary
More complex storylines to stretch confident readers
All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children's reading.
Book band: Gold.
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Garry Parsons Biography
Garry Parsons is a popular British illustrator who has illustrated many well-loved children's books as well as provided illustrations for magazines, newspapers and adverts.
Garry studied Fine Art at Canterbury University before going on to study Illustration at the University of Brighton.
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Julia Donaldson Biography
Exciting news for Julia Donaldson, as she has just been made a CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the New Year's Honours List 2018. This is after being made an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in 2011.
Julia Donaldson is a highly talented author of some of the best-loved children’s boo...